Dotonbori, Food, Japan, Japanese, Osaka, Street Food, Travel

Japan | 3/14 : Shinshaibashi

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Glico man! The most iconic ‘man’ in Osaka! He is so popular that everybody must took photo with him if go to Osaka. :p You can take photo on the bridge in front of Shinsaibashi street.

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Dotonbori, Food, Japan, Japanese, Osaka, Travel

Japan | 3/14 : Okonomiyaki

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Okonomiyaki is one of Osaka specialty food. You can find it everywhere in Osaka. You can cook it yourself or let the staff cook for you. It’s made of a batter of flour, with shredded cabbage, sometimes with onions, meat (you can choose pork, beef, octopus, shrimp, etc). Topped with seaweed flakes and katsuoboshi (bonito flakes) with special mayonaise. While you cook your okonomiyaki, you can see the bonito flakes ‘dancing’.

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Food, Ibaraki, Japan, Japanese, Osaka, Photography

Japan | 3/14 : Ibaraki, Osaka

Hey! It’s been a while since the last time I post about my Japan trip in 2016. I’m so sorry for a long pause. 😦IMG_7704

On our third day, we planned to visit Ibaraki to see Tadao Ando work, the Church of Light. How I know him? Well, first time to hear his name was during my modern architecture lecture class long ago in university. His style was minimalist with raw or exposed concrete wall mesmerized me. He is a Japanese with his signature style, double up my adore to him. So while I had the chance to visit Japan, I took the opportunity to see it with my own eyes.

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Bandung, Food, Indonesia, Japanese, Travel

Bandung | 2/5 : Lereng Anteng

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Lereng Anteng was his destination in Bandung. We saw this place in some articles that reviewed it. Finally, we not only read it but here we are!

Lereng Anteng located at Lembang area, highland area in Bandung. In my opinion, ‘Lereng’ means hill and ‘Anteng’ means calm or silent. In fact, it was quiet here! You can enjoy the view and the cold weather.

In this area, there were some restaurants or cafes. If I’m not mistaken there were around 5 places to eat. One of them is Lereng Anteng.

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Culture, Food, Japan, Japanese, Omotesando, Personal, Thoughts, Tokyo, Travel, Vegetarian, Western

Japan | Day 1/14 : A dream came true

Have you ever had your dream come true? My childhood dream was granted last December which was to step my foot in Japan. I do love Japan, all of it, since I was a kid. There were so many anime and manga that I watched and read up until now. Well it may sounds cheesy, but I can’t even have my soul in my work since November because counting down to the day. I was imagining how will I reacted when I arrived in Japan on that day. Will I cry? Will I shocked? It’s like, ‘Finally I achieve my childhood dream, finally it came true!’.  *sniff* (even when I’m writing right now, I still feel touched, shame on me..haha)

It was exactly a month ago, me and Mr.F departed from Jakarta to Narita which was on 22nd December 2016. It should be 4 of us but the other two friends can’t make it because of other plans. We booked our ticket last February as soon as Mr. F see the ANA website showing December ticket availability! It was cost Rp 7,387,900 for 2-way tickets. It was affordable! We expected it will be more than 10 million rupiah since it was peak season. So happy! So here I am, starts to flashback and share my trips with you guys 🙂

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Food, Japanese

Eat|Raclette Cheese Ramen (New)

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Kosyoo Ramen with Raclette on top

Everybody knows Raclette Cheese that currently hype everywhere? It was started from a video in social media that shown raclette cheese was served melted on a steak. It influenced Indonesia too with the raclette cheese on steak, fries, and even ramen!

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