Category: indonesia

6 Popular Tourist Destinations That I Am Not (Yet) Interested To Visit

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If you could go anywhere right now for vacation, where would you go?

I’m sure all of you have your own bucket list. And perhaps, one of the places on your list would be the generic tourist destination like London or Paris. Sure, maybe some other places like New York or Bali? What do you have on your bucket list?

Now, back to your bucket list again… Do you have some places that people seem to attract to, but you’re simply not interested to visit it, at least not today?

Well, that’s what has inspired me to write this post. There are some cities in the world that seem so popular for tourists slash travelers no matter how you tell the difference between the two. But then some just don’t interest me.

At least, I could say not today as whenever I travel, I have to pay everything on my own so maybe costs play a huge role in my opinion. So, what are they?

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How I Shut Him Up When He Said There’s Probably Nothing Much To See in Bandung

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Just last week, my fuck buddy friend from Malaysia, Patrick came to Indonesia. Initially, he was here for Djakarta Warehouse Project (DWP) and he asked me whether it was possible for us to meet while he was in Jakarta.

Since I still had to attend my therapy session everyday in Bandung, I told him that it was unlikely unless if I suddenly got a briefing schedule for Asian Games in Jakarta while he was here. It didn’t happen.

At first, he was planning to stay in Jakarta for 5 days, while the DWP event would only last for 2 days. I kind of laughed at his plan because clearly, he hadn’t done any research on it. So I asked him whether he would be interested to visit my hometown in Bandung instead. That, until he responded, “Sure, but I think there’s nothing much to see in Bandung, right?”

And that was when I got offended.

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The Ballad of Green Indonesian Passport Holder Who Wants to Travel the World

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With the growth of tourism industry as most of millennials nowadays would choose traveling the world over getting settled, I think most people wouldn’t mind to take traveling full time as an option.

Well, at least I’m one of them. 🙂

Sure, I have been inspired by those people who decided to quit their job and travel full time. But then there’s one gap that most people miss when it comes to the ability to do it: the passport matter.

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