Category Archives: yogyakarta

14 things I learned when I quit my job to travel the world

I found this article online and thought it appropriate for this site. I’ve taken the liberty of infusing my own insights. By Anisa Purbasari Two years ago, I made the decision to leave my job as a lawyer to travel … Continue reading

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Expectations and Misunderstandings

It’s rare that I have had the opportunity to have a real discussion with a local resident, the fault being my own because I lack the language skills. It happened once in Croatia when I met and socialized with a … Continue reading

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A Peek Into Kampung Life in Yogyakarta

Most maps of Yogyakarta show three rivers running through the city: the Winingo, the Code and the Gajahwong, but these ribbons of brackish water barely get noticed by most visitors more interested in shopping on Malioboro or checking out the … Continue reading

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