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Things to do at the Beach ~ Manuel Antonio (Costa Rica)

We arrived at around 10 am in Manuel Antonio (Costa Rica). The plan was to visit its national park but the line to enter the park was incredibly long then […]


The Fire from the Sea

Happy Earth Day! Sharing with you an image from the important part of our Earth: the sea, that resembles an abstract work. The image was captured in Maluku, Indonesia during a scuba diving. […]

Islands to Dive in Costa Rica

I have been wanting to visit Costa Rica after reading the news of their (former) President, Laura Chinchilla, closed down shark-finning operation on the Costa Rican Pacific Coast. She was […]

100+ Days of Living in Minneapolis

Finally, I passed the 100th days of living in Minneapolis (Minnesota, the USA). The USA is my second country as a temporary resident (some say it as an expat) after […]

Surfing in Costa Rica

It comes to my surprise that Costa Rica is also a surfing destination. Surfing locations in Costa Rica are mostly in the Pacific Coast area. Tamarindo Beach and some areas […]

Sunset in Costa Rica

Sunset view represents the half-light scenery, as in my opinion. Half-light to end the day, half way to begin the night. On our recent travel in Costa Rica, we enjoyed […]

Five Facts about the Scorpionfish

I have heard stories snorkelers and even scuba divers were accidentally stepping on scorpionfish because they were good at hiding themselves. The result of humans contact to scorpionfish could be fatal for humans.

Female Portraits

A female portraits collection from my previous posts to celebrate the International Women’s Day. The images were taken in several countries. Happy Women’s Day! Advertisements

Ambon Bay, the Ultimate Dive in Maluku

ADVERTORIAL POST “Rhinopias!” shouted by us at the same time when our dive guide asked what we wanted to see most in Ambon Bay (Maluku, Indonesia). We, scuba divers, are […]

Victoria Peak Hong Kong Night View

I guess many travelers are familiar with Victoria Peak in Hong Kong, where visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of Hong Kong and its vibrant harbor. It is a very […]

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One Day Trip from Kailua-Kona to the Akaka Falls (Hawaii)

Warning: start early if you wished to follow the following route, it was a long drive.   Dutchie and I had one day break of scuba diving when we stayed […]


Luau Dinner Show (Hawaii)

Personally, I am not a fan of dinner and show during travel. We did it in Havana (Cuba) to watch the performance of Buena Vista Social Club that combined with […]

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 […]


Wildlife Wednesday: Galápagos Sea Lions

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I thought of presenting the pictures of the Galapagos Sea lions in their togetherness. They live in a colony where they do activities as […]

One Day in Quito

Dutchie and I arrive at midnight in Quito (Ecuador), thankfully, the immigration process goes quickly. Ecuador is one of the friendly countries for Indonesian passport holders; we don’t need a […]

Five Facts about the Sea Turtle

35th edition of Marine Life monthly post. Marine Life post published every 19th of the month. It aims to share information about the marine life species and to promote their […]

Five Things About Galápagos

The reason we visited Galapagos is actually someone (read: Dutchie) has been dreaming to scuba dive with the schooling of Hammerhead sharks. Three famous locations in the world to scuba […]

Hammerhead Sharks in Galapagos (Ecuador)

34th edition of Marine Life monthly post. Marine Life post published every 19th of the month. It aims to share information about the marine life species and to promote their […]

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 […]