Indonesia

Colorful Kampung Al-Munawar In Palembang

Colorful Kampung Al-Munawar In Palembang

Palembang’s past as a maritime empire has attracted many merchants far and wide. I explored Kampung Al-Munawar, a picturesque village by the Musi River inhabited by ethnic Arabs for over 100 years.

Yayoi Kusama at Museum MACAN, Jakarta

Yayoi Kusama at Museum MACAN, Jakarta

It’s all about polka dots and infinity rooms as Yayoi Kusama debuts in Jakarta, Indonesia. “Life is the Heart of A Rainbow” takes us through her life’s works from her start in post-War Japan to the global stage.

5 Palate Pleasing Foods To Try in Palembang, Indonesia

5 Palate Pleasing Foods To Try in Palembang, Indonesia

Palembang’s freshwater cuisine is mainly indebted to the Musi River and the wealth of dishes brought by merchants from India and China who decided to call this place their home.

10 Things You Can Do In Palembang, Indonesia

10 Things You Can Do In Palembang, Indonesia

Unlike some other cities that comes at you hard and fast, Palembang took its own time to unravel its self. I spent three days here gathering tales of its glorious past, bustling present and exciting future.

Gunung Batur, Bali – In Search Of The Elusive Volcano Sunrise

Gunung Batur, Bali – In Search Of The Elusive Volcano Sunrise

Hiking up a volcano in the middle of the night at Bali’s northern highlands for a chance to catch its elusive sunrise.

Lombok, Nusa Tenggara – Rediscovering The Edge Of Indonesia’s Forgotten Islands

Lombok, Nusa Tenggara – Rediscovering The Edge Of Indonesia’s Forgotten Islands

Comparisons with Bali is inevitable but Lombok overwhelms the senses in its own way with lush landscapes and laid-back charm. And don’t skip the spicy food!

Bukittinggi & Padang, Sumatera – 7 Exquisite Cuisines To Savor

Bukittinggi & Padang, Sumatera – 7 Exquisite Cuisines To Savor

A trip to West Sumatera is never complete without indulging in its wide array of delicacies starting with the famous Nasi Padang all the way to the refreshingly simple Es Durian.

Bukittinggi, Sumatera – Deep In The Minang Heartland

Bukittinggi, Sumatera – Deep In The Minang Heartland

A visit to the interior highlands of Western Sumatera to experience what it takes to embody the spirit of the Minangkabau.