You obviously know that Indonesia is in Southeast Asia and that Bali is one of the main attractions. Doh! You already know that since elementary school. Indonesia is so diverse. It has various landscapes, ethnic groups, languages and dialects, beliefs and habits. Are you thinking about your winter escape at the moment? Why not Indonesia? When Indonesia is the main topic, allow me to share some insider tips about places and habits that maybe, just maybe, many travellers have not discovered it.
I am an Indonesian living in the Netherlands. As part of the Asian communities living abroad, I do have to admit that I still carry on some of the best (well I think it is still the best) Asian traditions while living abroad, such as the food tradition. Luckily I live in the Netherlands. Since the post colonial period there have been so many exotic, especially Indonesian, products in the Netherlands and dishes such as nasi goreng (fried rice) has become a common dish.
When we hear the word Cannes, we immediately think of that film festival or the glitz and glamor that this port city is famous for. As one of the top destinations for the jetsetters in the French Riviera it is obvious that almost everything in this town is expensive and chic. Luckily, ALMOST everything. The important question is how can you spend a day in Cannes on a low budget? Well, I may have some tips to do that!
A few posts earlier I mentioned about my plan of having my birthday “celebration” in Verona, at Giuletta’s house to be precise. Why? Because my name is Yulia, which is derived from Juliet, a.k.a Giuletta. Haha, nice try! However, Verona is quite far from Bologna, our main post for the week in Italy and after having two hectic days with the little one, it was wiser to stay in the city and explore it instead.
Bologna oh Bologna la rossa, la grassa (fat)!
How I love to go there again and eat tagliatelle con ragu every day, seven days a week! In this city which has loads of interesting things to see, these are the hotspots of Bologna according to me.