Putu Ayu Saraswati

My Life's Journal

Prague, Czech

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. While you can enter the country using Schengen visa, the currency is not Euro but Euro can be used in some stores for purchase and exchanging Euro is not difficult in Prague. Its currency is Czech Koruna...

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Fate

Today is Nyepi, the day of silence. Although I'm spending it in a place far from silent, in Jakarta, I somehow find myself on a reflective mode. This is Nyepi as I know it, spending time with family not going out of the house, not distracting myself with TV, social...

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Banyuwangi & Ijen

Banyuwangi may only be a ferry ride away from Bali but somehow I only managed to visit here after being almost 6 years in Bali. Last Christmas I intended to go there but only managed to reach the Gilimanuk Port. Finally during the Eid holiday season I managed to cross...

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Russia I’m In Love

Going to Russia was definitely not something that I had on my travel wishlist. It was the introduction from a friend to the Indonesian Ambassador for Russia, Mr. Wahid Supriadi, that first prompted the idea. Following the months towards his new post from Dubai he...

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Turkey Holiday

I left my heart in Istanbul. Somehow, I felt mesmerized over the beauty of the city. Coming to Turkey with no expectation and no knowledge of the country, have left me feeling awed. A country that lies both in Asia and Europe, is not only beautiful in nature but also...

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The Perks of Travelling

We love love love to travel.. It's being in a new place with a different kind of beautiful landscapes, meeting new people, enjoying the different cultures and oh, not to mention enjoying the local food. We get a kick out of eating pizza in Italy, sushi in Japan or...

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Me & Turkey: 10 Amazing Things to Experience

I left my heart in Istanbul. Somehow, I felt mesmerized over the beauty of the city. Coming to Turkey with no expectation and no knowledge of the country, have left me feeling awed. A country that lies both in Asia and Europe, is not only beautiful in nature but also...

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Saying Goodbye to My Grandpa

We knew that this day will eventually come, but I guess we can never be prepared for the time when we actually lose someone. Each day we are faced with the scene of my grandpa's physical condition deteriorating and his memory fading. It certainly wasn't easy, but at...

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Joey vs Agnes

I have thought about writing this since the Grammy Awards and Joey Alexander euphoria but somehow always found other things to do instead of writing. Then I saw Anggun's writing that was featured in www.tribunnews.com, which appears to share the same view as I did....

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Growing Old

Every February my age officially increase by one. I look at my birthdays now as simply that, just another number added to my age. Somehow, I don't find birthdays as special as it was before. I guess the more birthdays we have, the less special it gets. Maybe that's...

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Morning Exercise

Don’t you just hate it if things don’t go according to plan? Especially if it starts from the moment we wake up. I hate it when I wake up too early, or too late. If most of the time I wake up late I can anticipate with an alarm, but more often I wake up too early and...

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Netflix, I Like…!

If anyone ask me what my favourite me time escape is, I would say watching DVD. TV series, instead of movies. I find TV series are more reliable to watch. Less time spent in deciding the DVDs to buy and once we determine the TV series we want to watch, we can get...

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Four Seasons

Among the four seasons available, I would have to say I like spring the best. It's like the end of a gloomy season, where the skies on most days are mostly grey. It's not that I hate winter, I like the colors and material of winter clothing lines but there are days...

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Working Mom vs Stay at Home Mom

Lately, I found a lot of articles that seems to compare working mom to stay at home mom. For me it is never a comparison of one being better than the other. Who is to say working mom are better than stay at home mom, and vice versa. Both will make equally good moms....

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Holidays

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before” -Dalai Lama- This article is kind of a late post... In the effort to make my 2016 New Year’s Resolution, I relooked at my 2015 achievement vs resolution. It made me realize that I haven’t had a holiday for the whole...

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In the Search for Love

I never thought the search for love will be endless. Somehow, I thought that it will all be over when we find someone worthy enough to get married to. At least that's what I thought Cinderella has been telling us since we were little, after we find our prince...

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New Years Resolution

Its that time of year again where we need to make a new years resolution...! It amazes me how time fly so fast. I could barely keep up with my 2015 resolutions and yet I have to start thinking about my 2016 resolutions already. I guess that's why we need to make a new...

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Top 10 Honeymoon Picks in Bali

For me honeymoon is like an icing on a cake. It is probably the most exciting part of a marriage, an intimate celebration of two strangers becoming a family. Bali is the perfect place to spend your honeymoon getaway. These 10, are my picks for honeymoon....

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