Showing posts from 2016

Dreams, Hope, & Reality - Thank God I made it!!!

It's been a while since the last time I updated this blog, a lot of things has happened ever since. Just a few days ago, I took a DISC assessment as a part of "Finding your ideal career" workshop at my school. One of the assessment that caught my attention is "You tend to be more of a doer than a dreamer" which made me think back over the past few years.

As some of you must have known that I used to be an AuPair in the Netherlands, ever since I return to Indonesia, I cannot move on from Netherlands, I always try to find my way back here. It's not an easy path to take and I refuse to just stuck in the "if" phase. There are thousands of way to do that, but the only "possible" way for me is to go back to school, and get my master degree. Some might think I'm crazy to do that as I'm kinda too old to go back to school, but I need to take matters into my own hand.

In 2014, I started my search for university, scholarship (read my previous…

Spring Break - "Held" in Rome Immigration

So, any of you ever being held in Police/immigration station when entering a country? I want to share my very recent experience being held in Rome immgiration office.

I am going to have a month spring "break" in Europe, I got 1 year Schengen Visa from Netherlands embassy. I flew in with Qatar Airways and had layover in Doha. When we're about to embark, all passengers were requested to have their passport ready, and there were number of police standing in front of the airplane stairs checking our passport.

Long story short, I arrived at the immigration gate, and the immigration officer started questioning me

Bali - Guide to Mount Batur

Mount Batur (1,717mdpl) is an active volcano located in Kintamani area. Ever since my trip to Rinjani, I became addicted to hiking, true the journey to the top is always painful but the view is so amazing and it makes the journey worth the effort. Okay okay, according to my friends it's not considered as mountain because of the low altitude, but hey, if google said it's mountain, then it is a mountain, right?