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As Busy as Grand Central Station

I admire the Grand Central Station's classic beauty architecture, standing in glory amongst the concrete skyscrapers. Inside the central station, the pulse of the New Yorkers is beating. The busy bees are running from place to another, going through the labyrinths of the station's platforms.

Cloud Gate Chicago

Cloud Gate or the Bean (it does look like a bean) in Chicago (USA), is truly an impressive sculpture by Anish Kapoor.

Mesmerizing Mauritius, Tiny Island in the Indian Ocean

Visiting Mauritius reminds me of a wonderful quote from a book by Dave Barry, “Another great thing about travel: It often serves to remind you that the world is full of things that are not about you.” And it serves our travel in Mauritius, despite its tiny, the island is mighty for its nature and diversity.

Back to the Sea

Monochrome Monday “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” ― Jacques Yves Cousteau

Yellowstone: Hayden Valley

A picturesque valley next to Yellowstone River, where the herds of bison are usually seen. Although we did not see many bison on our stop at the valley, the scenery of the Hayden Valley was truly breathtaking.

Yellowstone: Norris Geyser Basin

Numerous geothermal features in the basin that worth to visit. The geothermal features such as thermal ponds, geysers, and mud pots are astonishing, that at the same time remind me there is a supervolcano beneath the surface and it has the power to erupt at any time.

Wildlife Wednesday: Magnificent Frigatebird

It was an exciting moment to see the Magnificent Frigatebirds in their habitat, North Seymour Island (Galapagos, Ecuador). Charles Darwin called the bird as ‘the Condor of the Oceans’. Its […]

Yellowstone: Mammoth Hot Springs

As we arrived at the parking lot of the Mammoth Hot Springs, I knew why it has been listed as a must visit place in Yellowstone National Park. The view […]

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Featured Photographer: Tanwir Jogi

Welcome to the 11th edition of the Featured Photographer monthly post. Please meet Muhammad Tanwir, also known with artist name as Tanwir Jogi. Tanwir is a tour operator and photographer at The Trekkerz […]

Featured Photographer: Don Sutherland

Welcome to the tenth edition of the Featured Photographer monthly post. Please meet Don Sutherland, a U.S. American retiree. He is 89 years old in October 10th and perhaps the eldest underwater […]

Featured Photographer: Selena Shephard

Welcome to the ninth edition of the Featured Photographer monthly post. Please meet Selena Shephard, a British who lives in Devon (United Kingdom). Despite of her long-term health issues, Selena continues to […]

Featured Photographer: Dan Anderson

Welcome to the eighth edition of the Featured Photographer monthly post. Please meet Dan Anderson from St. Paul, one of the twin cities in Minnesota (USA). Dan’s images show the extraordinary view of […]

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Minnesota Zoo in Pictures

I am not usually into visiting the zoos. For sure I avoid some zoos after their horrific stories how the zoos treated their animals. Minnesota Zoo (USA) is different. It […]

Five Things I love about Minneapolis

What do I love about where I live, Minneapolis (Minnesota, USA)? I have been living in Minneapolis for more than two years now and by far I enjoyed living in […]

Christmas Tree in the Tropical Sea

Fifth edition of Marine Life monthly post. Since it is almost Christmas, why not introducing a unique looking worm called Christmas Tree. It is a worm but it will not […]

Top Ten Indonesian Food to Try

Indonesia is an archipelago country that consists of more than 17,000 islands. Imagine if each island has its specialty dishes. The Indonesian cuisine has many offerings and is varied! However, there […]

Five Facts about Amsterdam vs. Rotterdam

Similar to several cities around the world, a rivalry between two cities in the Netherlands does exist: Amsterdam versus Rotterdam. The competition has been ongoing since the 13th century when […]

Panic Attack and Pufferfish

I have been scuba diving for five years in many dive sites, and some of them even considered as difficult ones because of strong current or having numerous sharks and […]

Jakarta..oh Jakarta…

I was born and lived in Jakarta (Indonesia) for nearly 25 years. Having been away from Jakarta for years and now living in its sister city, Rotterdam (the Netherlands), sadly, […]

Top Diving Destinations in Indonesia

Indonesia is huge, and as the largest archipelago country in the world, it is not easy to choose which island to visit especially when we have limited vacation time.  This […]