Category: indonesia

KFC Cho Chicks, an Alternative For When You Can’t Afford To Buy Main Course and Dessert Separately

Is there anyone who always has to go to an American fast food restaurant whenever they travel? Like, wherever you go, you just have to go to either McDonald’s or KFC?

Well, back when I was flying, there were times where I got flying partners who would choose American fast food chain over anything because they think the only halal food they could find is through this fast food chain.

Frankly speaking, sometimes I got annoyed traveling with people like this. Especially when they travel to Indonesia.

Like, what excuse do they have to refuse the local food in Indonesia? We are the country with the highest number of Muslim in the world. People will go ballistic when they find something haram in some food’s ingredients.

Speaking of American fast food chain, although I refuse to eat fast food in every meal when I travel, I also like to explore the variety of fast food in each country that I visit. My motto is simple: “When in doubt, choose McDonald’s.”

Are you planning to go to Indonesia anytime soon? Are you on budget to the point you can’t afford to buy main course and dessert separately for your meals? Worry not, because now KFC Indonesia has introduced a new menu: Cho Chicks, your favorite fried chicken mixed with spicy chocolate sauce.

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The Battle of Online Cabs in South East Asia: Uber, Grab or Go-Jek?

I remember getting lost in the city that I had never been before with the language that I barely spoke, hailing a cab to get me somewhere without knowing how to tell the driver about your destination could be really difficult. Nowadays, with the emergence of Uber and then some similar platforms, life is a whole lot easier!

In the past few years, I get used to traveling around South East Asia and the existence of these platforms are so handy at times.

From my home country Indonesia to Uncle Ho’s Vietnam, I gotta say Uber, Grab and Go-Jek are applications that I would not delete from my phone as long as they operate. But which one is the best amongst the three?

Hard to tell, but everything has its perks so stay tuned! 😉

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Bangka Island: The Underrated Island with A Rather Sad Story Behind Its Beauty

I think it is not strange at all when asked about the beautiful island in Indonesia, people would answer Bali for the question.

However, as someone who’s never been to Bali before and claimed as a beach lover, I have to say that whenever I go to any beach area in Indonesia, the excitement is pretty much alike. It doesn’t matter in which part of Indonesia the place is.

Those who might have read my post about Yogyakarta could see how beautiful the beaches are in the central part of Java. I am still yet to visit Bali, but then allow me to introduce the beauty of another island in Indonesia: Bangka Island.

Bangka Island is rarely chosen as a holiday destination even for local Indonesian tourists. When we, especially those who live in Java, heard about Bangka, we would correlate it with a local dish called martabak instead of it being a place to go for vacation.

Bangka lies in the eastern part of Sumatra, in which it is a part of Bangka-Belitung Island province. From the capital city of Jakarta, it takes only around 45 minutes to get there by flight. Quite close, yet it seems that Bangka doesn’t have enough reason to attract Jakartans to go there for holiday. So in this post, I’ll give you some.

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