Misty Dian

Huge fan of Clint Eastwood & Bob Ross

4 reasons why Mentawai should be on your bucket list.

Admittedly, Mentawai has never occurred to me before as a holiday destination. It was more a place to learn about tattoos, a place where anthropologists would camp out and...

Some Good-To-Knows about Pandawa Beach and Nusa Dua Beach

There are plenty of choices for a quick family beach getaway near the Ngurah Rai airport and Nusa Dua (google map) is obviously one of the obvious choices. I...

Throw Back Travel: Israel

Any self-respecting social media user knows or has used the popular hashtag #TBT better known as Throw Back Thursday. I always wondered why they choose a Thursday to remember...

Menelusuri Gang Kecil di Kota Solo

Jalan kaki menelusuri gang-gang kecil ternyata cara berwisata yang sangat menyenangkan di Solo, persisnya sekitar Pasar Klewer dan Jalan Yos Sudiro. Belum kebayang melakukan hal yang sama di Jakarta, tapi...

The check up and chow down in Penang

Maybe it is that time of the year again to do your annual health check up and see the fruits of your new year's resolutions. Many are opting for...

Long Weekend in Phnom Penh

Destinasi Kamboja sebelumnya belum pernah muncul di kepala sebagai tempat berlibur bersama keluarga, tetapi mumpung ada urusan kerjaan ke Phnom Penh (ibu kota Kamboja) saya sekaligus memasang kaca mata khusus...

Explore Amsterdam on a Bike

You don’t need to be an experienced or professional peddler to cruise around this quaint city.  Have you noticed the men in business attire on grandma bikes or the...

Singapore Exhibitions and Museums

Fill up a weekend with a gazillion of science and fun related things in Singapore. You will definitely go back home with your head overflowing in knowledge instead of...

West Sumatra Sawah Lunto Bukittinggi

What do we know about Padang aside from its fabulous food? As a Jakartan with roots in Java and Sulawesi, the Sumatra island sounds very exotic and far away...

Ubud Beyond the Monkey and the Bebek

Ubud is the type of Bali destination I never grow tired of. No matter how often I’ve been to Ubud, its’ amazing forests, hills and scenery always lure me...

Enjoying the laidback and unbothered Tanjung Bira

It was time for our annual girls trip. My group of girls consisted of 3 moms (myself included) and 3 non-moms, ready to abandon the mothership for a 4-day...

Get your kids race-ready at these fun sport events

I’m one of those parents who often wondered whether my kids would take on the love for sports without having to push it down their throats. They seem interested...

Belajar Selama Liburan: Fun Holiday Programs in Jakarta

Jika Anda tidak bepergian selama liburan ini, atau baru pulang liburan dan bingung untuk mengisi waktu ‘nganggur’ anak-anak sebelum mulai sekolah, mungkin bisa mencoba beberapa kegiatan liburan berikut yang...

Mercure Nusa Dua

Dalam rangka menemani suami untuk acara kantor, kami berangkat ke Bali dan sekaligus ber-miniholiday. Kali ini suami mengurus itinerary dan hotel pun sudah diatur. Terus terang, sewaktu dengar kami...

Cara Membuat Roti Naan

Siapa sih yang ngga suka roti naan khas India? Apalagi yang baru saja dikeluarkan dari oven tandoor dan masih mengepul saat kita robek. Anak-anak saya penggemar roti, dan roti...

Multicolor smoothie and Ubi boats

The weather has been wet and weird lately. Time to boost the vitamin and energy levels at home with some delicious and super easy cooking! What you need from the...

Tour de Pantry: Smoothies and Juices

The first stage of our Tour will be an easy one and does not require a stove or fire. Just plug in your blender or juicer, roam through your...

Sensibly healthy and delicious

Over the past year we have received a lot of stories, tips, comments and questions from traveling families, and the two things we obviously care about the most are:...

BX Rink, sensasi skating di atas es lebih terasa seperti suasana winter

Untuk yang masih ingin menikmati suasana winter holidays dalam bulan Natal dan Tahun Baru, tapi tidak mau jauh dari daerah Jakarta Selatan, BX Rink di Bintaro Jaya Xchange lumayan seru untuk...

Tips Perjalanan bersama anak usia 0 sampai 12 bulan

Pertama kali ajak anak pergi libur panjang di akhir pekan (long weekend) tanpa nanny saat usianya masih beberapa bulan, rasanya gugup berat. Padahal tujuannya lumayan dekat yaitu Bandung dan...

Why Broadcast Messages Are Great

We were lazing around in our room listening to the sound of fireworks and prayers when the familiar beeps of our mobile devices flickered and buzzed, passing on broadcasts...

The art of buying oleh-oleh

Did you ever return from an oversees trip and the very first thing you had to say at work was an apology for not bringing any oleh-oleh (gift), and...

Yang seru dan terik di Jungleland Sentul

Jarang-jarangnya suami memberikan suggestion atau browsing tempat main anak, tetapi kali ini tujuan akhir pekan dengan anak-anak dipersembahkan oleh none other than my hubby! Mungkin karena banyak teman yang tinggal...

The new playground in town Wowzonia

One of the best weekend invitations is an invitation that is fully dedicated to the kids and at the same time fun for the mommies. We received one of...