Australian convict site, Port Arthur, Tasmania

UNESCO World Heritage List – My Number

Just quite recently I started to have great interest in UNESCO World Heritage List. The interest was first sparked by the iPad app Fotopedia Heritage – which is a great app and has tons of beautiful pictures. I actually contributed…

mom and aunties in Athens

Traveling Europe with 3 Indonesian Grandmothers: Postmortem

Wow I have been away for a while! My mom and two aunties came to London. We traveled around Western Europe for 18 days. Back to London and traveled some more after working hours and on the weekend (I had…

korean characters

Going Naked in South Korean Public Bathhouse

How does South Korean public bathhouse work? One thing is for sure. You go naked along with everyone else! That means naked from the locker room walking to the bath area. No cubicle, no changing room, no privacy. You’re not…

DMZ with barbed wire

Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), The Eeriest Place on Earth

  North Korea, Pyongyang, that’s it?! When you check out google map, just north of Seoul, South Korea, lays a big chunk of nothingness: North Korea. What happened? What made it this way? One side has soared to getting international…