a fine sunday at bogor botanical gardens
a quick getaway out of the capital city which also marked my first train ride in ten years. things have changed much, and quite honestly, i enjoyed my ride.

bogor botanical gardens, how should i describe it. as a self-proclaimed thalassophile, i never thought that coming to such a giant space consists of greenery which resembles a not-so-mini forest could calm me so much. there's something about tree and its kind which gave you such serene, calm feeling when you're around it. also, you're feeling so little, so small, and so sleepy. there were numerous of time i've said "heck, let's just buy mattress and take a nap for an hour or two here." but rain stopped me from doing that, sadly. there were also many things to see there. from different species of plants to the well preserved buildings during dutch occupation in the country.

me and other seven friends were just wandering aimlessly inside. trying to see everything at once ("look! that's presidential palace!" "damn, where're those rafflesias?" "oohh, giant lotus!" "ice cream! buy the ice cream!") until exhaustion overtook us. we had lunch at the cafe inside then continue our wander until around 5pm.

gotta head back to jakarta before the night came. back to the lovely confines of the train (i can't believe i just associated one of indonesia's public transportation with lovely but it's just damn comfy i even fell asleep) but managed to catch the gorgeous sunset #nofilter. overall, bogor was super nice. can't wait to come back again.

p. s. i forgot to change the setting of my camera, thus why all the photos are square. sorry!

A Trip to Bogor

4/29/2015









a fine sunday at bogor botanical gardens
a quick getaway out of the capital city which also marked my first train ride in ten years. things have changed much, and quite honestly, i enjoyed my ride.

bogor botanical gardens, how should i describe it. as a self-proclaimed thalassophile, i never thought that coming to such a giant space consists of greenery which resembles a not-so-mini forest could calm me so much. there's something about tree and its kind which gave you such serene, calm feeling when you're around it. also, you're feeling so little, so small, and so sleepy. there were numerous of time i've said "heck, let's just buy mattress and take a nap for an hour or two here." but rain stopped me from doing that, sadly. there were also many things to see there. from different species of plants to the well preserved buildings during dutch occupation in the country.

me and other seven friends were just wandering aimlessly inside. trying to see everything at once ("look! that's presidential palace!" "damn, where're those rafflesias?" "oohh, giant lotus!" "ice cream! buy the ice cream!") until exhaustion overtook us. we had lunch at the cafe inside then continue our wander until around 5pm.

gotta head back to jakarta before the night came. back to the lovely confines of the train (i can't believe i just associated one of indonesia's public transportation with lovely but it's just damn comfy i even fell asleep) but managed to catch the gorgeous sunset #nofilter. overall, bogor was super nice. can't wait to come back again.

p. s. i forgot to change the setting of my camera, thus why all the photos are square. sorry!
mr. park @ grand indonesia
apologize for long radio silence. my introvert side kicked in and i just really wanna curl under bed cover all week long. another week passed with minimum social interaction. but here're some snippets of my weekend out with some friends. tried out a korean casual dining in town and it's safe to say i had a great lunch. affordable, hearty meal above!

can't wait for avengers 2: age of ultron! CAN YOU FEEL MY EXCITEMENT!!!

Life Lately

4/18/2015

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mr. park @ grand indonesia
apologize for long radio silence. my introvert side kicked in and i just really wanna curl under bed cover all week long. another week passed with minimum social interaction. but here're some snippets of my weekend out with some friends. tried out a korean casual dining in town and it's safe to say i had a great lunch. affordable, hearty meal above!

can't wait for avengers 2: age of ultron! CAN YOU FEEL MY EXCITEMENT!!!

things of march
still got some cinema vouchers left since october (wut?) and finally put them to good use, for cinderella and the gunman. cinderella was okay. the gunman, not recommended. i'm not even sure if it's worth it to be reviewed here. maybe someday.


tried fat straw at gandaria city for the first time! went there twice within a week lmao. left one is caramel milk tea with honey boba and the right one is matcha milk tea without topping (i like my matcha milk tea plain). both are so good. can't wait to come back and try their brick toast matcha cream! the honey waffle below is free for purchase of large-sized milk tea in limited period of time, in which i managed to get it twice! hoho


as a sucker for black and white but too afraid to tackle some bold pattern, finding this wallet on octopus project is heaven. it's big enough to use as mini bag inside my huge work bag, but also quite handy to bring as purse for daily use. it can fit a 6" tablet nicely, and also some bus pass cards + e-money. love it!

the left one is my to-go shoes! i prefer to wear flats to work and these cute suede flats from the little things she needs have been my to-go flats since i bought it almost two years ago. formal enough to work yet casual enough for hangout. just saying, i only buy my flats here!

speaking of it, after checking out some of their collection at zalora made me making mental note to buy another pair soon. loving the black and white stripes!


lately i just want to eat out. i haven't cook at home for almost a week. dunno why. i just kind of bored, perhaps. chicken blackpepper-don in 7-eleven is my to-go, and iced cappucino is my new fave! kind of drooling while typing right now. gotta go to the nearest one soon.


suddenly, totoro! a failed karaoke/noraebang appointment resulted in a girl's day out consisted of food trips, make up and beauty visit to several parlors, and drooling over anime-manga figurines. not to mention all the spazz while looking at new harry potter covers! kind of a harsh reminder why i go to work (buy all the goddamn beautiful amazing books!). we found those totoro squishing each other in a shop. now they look more like ninjas haha.

overall, it's been a great march. i'm happy enough. it covered all the gloomy february brought. can't wait to see what april would bring. how's your march been?

March

4/02/2015

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things of march
still got some cinema vouchers left since october (wut?) and finally put them to good use, for cinderella and the gunman. cinderella was okay. the gunman, not recommended. i'm not even sure if it's worth it to be reviewed here. maybe someday.


tried fat straw at gandaria city for the first time! went there twice within a week lmao. left one is caramel milk tea with honey boba and the right one is matcha milk tea without topping (i like my matcha milk tea plain). both are so good. can't wait to come back and try their brick toast matcha cream! the honey waffle below is free for purchase of large-sized milk tea in limited period of time, in which i managed to get it twice! hoho


as a sucker for black and white but too afraid to tackle some bold pattern, finding this wallet on octopus project is heaven. it's big enough to use as mini bag inside my huge work bag, but also quite handy to bring as purse for daily use. it can fit a 6" tablet nicely, and also some bus pass cards + e-money. love it!

the left one is my to-go shoes! i prefer to wear flats to work and these cute suede flats from the little things she needs have been my to-go flats since i bought it almost two years ago. formal enough to work yet casual enough for hangout. just saying, i only buy my flats here!

speaking of it, after checking out some of their collection at zalora made me making mental note to buy another pair soon. loving the black and white stripes!


lately i just want to eat out. i haven't cook at home for almost a week. dunno why. i just kind of bored, perhaps. chicken blackpepper-don in 7-eleven is my to-go, and iced cappucino is my new fave! kind of drooling while typing right now. gotta go to the nearest one soon.


suddenly, totoro! a failed karaoke/noraebang appointment resulted in a girl's day out consisted of food trips, make up and beauty visit to several parlors, and drooling over anime-manga figurines. not to mention all the spazz while looking at new harry potter covers! kind of a harsh reminder why i go to work (buy all the goddamn beautiful amazing books!). we found those totoro squishing each other in a shop. now they look more like ninjas haha.

overall, it's been a great march. i'm happy enough. it covered all the gloomy february brought. can't wait to see what april would bring. how's your march been?
A Wordsmith.