Recollecting memories of Ramadan and Idul Fitri in Indonesia

Thursday, 14 June 2018 marks the last day of Ramadan month this yearwhich is also my second year experiencing Ramadan in the Netherlands, as a student. For most Indonesians (including me), Ramadan is not only associated with one-month period of fasting. Besides serving spiritual purposes, Ramadan is always a good chance to bring closer families and friends. Let me tell you some vivid memories of mine about Ramadan and Idul fitri (or Eid-al-Fitr aka Lebaran) back … Continue reading Recollecting memories of Ramadan and Idul Fitri in Indonesia

What to do when you lost your stuff in the Netherlands

On Sunday, 11 February 2018 cities in the south of the Netherlands were celebrating Carnival days. I came with an impulsive- sudden plan to see the carnival with Mbak Diana, my Indonesian fellow student. We came up with a plan to go to Nijmegen, or further south to Den Bosch, Tilburg, or Breda. We got … Continue reading What to do when you lost your stuff in the Netherlands

5 Things that I never do/ have in Indonesia

It's been a while since l left for the Netherlands for studying at Wageningen University. And it's been too long since the last time I posted article in my blog. 2016 seems to pass by too fast. In the beginning of this year I was busy to manage my time between work and scholarship. And voila now I'm even ready to embark for my first Xmas break.

Kembang Telang: Kembang Saru yang Sedang Naik Daun

Pertengahan Maret lalu saya menghadiri sebuah diskusi menarik tentang pangan lokal yang diadakan oleh Komunitas Jejaring Pangan Lokal bekerja sama dengan Letusee di Pusat Studi Lingkungan Hidup Universitas Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta. Beberapa tahun belakangan ini, komunitas – komunitas penggiat pangan lokal dan pangan sehat memang mulai berkembang di Yogya.