Nabila, Stop Talking About Iceland! (Part I: 101 Reykjavik)

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…and stop posting pictures of Iceland on Instagram!

—- Why Iceland?

Some of you might think that I decided to visit Iceland because of the gross selling hit movie called The Secret Life of Walter Mitty starring Ben Stiller. In fact, the reasons behind were more than that.

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Settling Down in One Place?

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(Found this picture on random twitter account)

Since I graduated from elementary school, I don’t have my own room in my house. I usually stay at my sister’s room. I spent my 6y high school in a boarding school (3y junior in a boarding school which is 15′ driving from my home and 3y senior in Serpong, Tangerang). Then I moved to Continue reading

Jadi Bule di Negeri Bule Part V: Papa-Paparazzi!

“Jadi Bule di Negeri Bule” means being a foreigner in the land of foreigners. Indonesians usually call a foreigner who comes to Indonesia as “bule”, it’s a slang word btw. You can read also “Jadi Bule di Negeri Bule Part I” here , Part II here, Part III: Saturday in Oporto here, and Part IV here.

The perks of being a “bule” is being a public attention! Yes it is. A Portuguese friend who had been living for a year in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as an exchange students told me that Continue reading

My 17-hour Ramadan Fasting in Portugal

I checked on my Ramadan calendar and then I just realized that today is already the 28th day of Ramadan. Sadly, we are now reaching the end of Ramadan. For anyone who doesn’t know what Ramadan is and why do the Moslems fast during Ramadhan, I will try to put an excerpt from the Qur’an about the order to fast during Ramadan.

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Porto Insider: You Can Take (Zillion) Pictures at Livraria Lello e Irmão with These Tips and Tricks.

Whoever has came or lived in Porto must be familiar with the sentence, “No photo PLEASEEEE!!!!” at the world’s third most beautiful bookstore, Livraria Lello e Irmão. Being notable as the bookstore that inspired JK Rowling for her infamous Harry … Continue reading