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Dear reader and my blogger friends,

October means something to me, besides that is my birth month and usually i challenge myself in this month, as how far i could do it, testing myself with other possibilities, as i am happy to say i am enjoying to do blogging every single day, i have experienced to meet a lot of people all over the world, meeting a lot of friends in here i was so thankful for getting decision on mind to make a blog as my dream, wanna be a successful traveler blogger someday, to hit the world :).

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What i got from the October,

  • some my challenge was accomplished! i challenged myself to read 10 books in this month and i did it, if you wanna know what books i had read over that month, you can go here
  • i had a surprise on the last day of October, i got my first 1000 blogger friends! i dont say that’s my follower or subscriber, but those are my friends! thankyou so much for the love 🙂 i am so blessed to meet you in here!


what’s missing

i couldn’t go traveling with my friends, that had we planned the months before because of another reason :’) but i believe there’s another day i will go with them again!

i wanna share some of my favorite,

  1. i like to drink milk, haha that’s strange perhaps, but i really like it than drinking soda, tea, coffee, and i would prefer when there’s no milk, i choose mineral water. i like something healthy for my body.
  2. i like watching movie, i always curious with movie of the month, and have to look for some cinemas nearby to watch movie i am interested in, so far my favorite movie is interstellar ( i don’t know why i really love this movie, beacuse it looks like really would be happening and mysterious, it looks like the world upside down) until now besides movie-series like Harry Potter!
  3. My favorite Book, and yez! i am a book lovers! i am still counting down the days to get my goodreads challenge goal! i would like to read 100 books this year and i am still getting 70 books in total, probably it will be hard, but it’s a challenge and pleasure to do it. so far Taylor Jenkins Reid’s books are my favorite! she told at her book in reality life and like a lesson definitely adoring her writing!
  4. Perhaps more of you know i have black so much! and that was the another reason i put black on my blog name, almost most of my stuffs in black, until my mother sometimes grumbles at me because i always wear a black cloth.
  5. i love rain! don’t ask me why i like it, i don’t have an explanation, just giving me peace.
  6. Music is my spirit!
  7. evening breeze
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  10. something classic and vintage stuffs.those some about me and my october, i just wanna share my joy with you in this little piece, once again thankyou for being my friends here i like to interact with you besides sharing writing in here thankyou for all the good things 🙂 i hope you enjoy doing blogging as much as i do!

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Panties Pizza


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Dear reader and my blogger friends,

This time i want to share the new food at Kedirilagi, i wanna laugh at the name when i found out, where the name came from, i bought it home, from the look of its packing, that’s the name, but from the pizza itself just like the other pizzas like pizza hutt but in the cheap prize! actually the place has some branches, in Surabaya, Solo, Sidoarjo.

the place is cozy although only small space for me. hanging a mount of writing on the wall like motivation, about pizza, just kind of proper design. the design is quite nice, and like i said before the price is still in cheap mode for the pizza (you can find out the menu and the prizes below), it makes the place is always crowded from the visitors. the taste is good. like other cafes this place will give you taxes for 10% so you can use charger, wifi spot.

the service is good! i only wait in a short time to get my order.

overall i’m satisfied with the taste, service, and the place. it’s recommended!

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My rates,

like usual my rates in 1-5

  1. The place – ♥♥♥
  2. The taste of the food, it’s same like pizza hutt. it’s affordable! – 
  3. For the serving is good. – ♥♥♥

for more you can visit official site

This place located at

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Tongji – Nice Tea Cafe


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Dear reader and my blogger friends,

it’s been a long i didn’t write here over a week, because i have a lot of books to read.

anyway besides i like visiting nature spot, i like hanging out and trying a new place to eat. i love culinary actually! you must have known currently so a lot of a new eating spots with the nice buildings, architecture to interest the visitors.

I found out this place when i enjoyed the noon with my parents, from outside i liked the concept of the building, like Parisian cafe, so i tried the uniqueness, as always i spot the empty window-seat  at first to enjoy more view outside.

This is Tongji Cafe – absolutely the main course is tea with different taste and mix like bubble, strawberry, vanilla, choco, and and others. for the meals there are fried rice with kind of mixing like seafood, sausage. or you only wan to taste the desert like what i ordered at that time fried banana with powdered sugar. kind of small breads and so on.

for the price, it’s standard like most of cafe, not too much or less. around 10 – 40 thousand rupiah. the place is cozy, moreover my favorite seat, it’s window-seat! but the service i think it’s not too good in here, but i don’t know it’s just me or the others are feeling the same, it was only me to order, before more visitors to come. and i only ordered that fried banana and bubble tea, but it took a long time until i had to make a call in facetime with my friend to distract my mood. but that was my experience.

so far so good, if you wanna come here

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My rates,

  1.  I like the place, it’s cozy oldies-parisian style – ♥♥♥
  2. the taste of the food is good, referring to my orderings, with the standard prices like others – 
  3. for the serving, so sorry i didn’t enjoy it at that time, i hope if i would come back there i would find it different. – 

opening time, depend on Trans mart Kediri, around 10 AM – 8 PM

This place located at Trans Mart Kediri – East Java Indonesia

Hayam Wuruk streat, Kediri, East java Indonesia 64129

thankyou for reading 🙂 i hope i give you  enough information about where’s to eat !

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The Hill


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Dear reader and my blogger friends,

i was so excited when mentioning about hiking. besides, it was kind of exercise which was good for the body, it also something i got about the beauty of the nature. i like went to something like this! i could take pictures while increasing my photography skill.

I visited these hills, the place became one, called turtle and Ongakan hill, it was one of the new tourism place near my hometown. but i got the bad experience in here, because this was the new, the object to visit still less, a wooden house and usual playground. the road access to get here was hard with bumpy road and rocky, still a lot of the movers here and there preparing the new stuffs. so i suggest if you wanna visit this place in these days, probably don’t ! hold your desire earlier. but the views absolutely lovely!

a lot of farms planted different kind of vegetables and fruits. mainly the people around here depended on those farms, the weather still fresh and you would find out some kind of woods around like pines and teak.

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Dear Reader and My Blogger friend,

Anyway happy weekend! right on yesterday i visited one of this reservoir, where was still near around my hometown, actually i didn’t intend to visit this one and my friend took me there, so why not.. this was my first time to go there after all.

The place was nice, i was in awe, i only sit before it daydreaming something while capturing the pictures, surprisingly i got a lot of awesome pictures there. this place was so far from the crowded town i bet you would get the peacefulness around here.

I got the lesson then that it’s not so hard to find out the peacefulness, just look for the quiet place with a good view included, away from the crowd and to enjoying the weekend doesn’t have to go far and expensive one, the nearby and cheap are enough, if you are lucky enough to find it out.

I love visiting tourism place with the nature as the main offering than i have to go to the mall and spend money there, absolutely more interesting!

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I am naming my post this time, clear because i realize i like kind of the picture thing, and most of my pictures taken above are about it 🙂

All of these pictures – Siman Reservoir, Kepung Kediri East Java Indonesia

so just go find out your own peacefulness!

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Indonesian Foods (1)


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Dear Reader and My Blogger Friends,

This time i will talk about Indonesian food, because a lot of my friends in here traveler from different countries, different continents, so i decide to make this post, for helping little bit when you are all visiting my country 🙂

in this post, all of this foods are using peanut flavor as the main condiment. but different tastes, just so you know Indonesian Foods are identically with spicy and using rice as the main course 🙂

and these foods commonly have been in all around Indonesia,

  1. Sate


I still remember when President Obama was asked about what foods he liked when he was visiting my country, this is one of it! in here sate are using chicken, goat, cow, or rabbit meats. it is made with grilled process on coal in the usual process then get lubricated all over it.

2. Siomay


Mainly Siomay comes from west java, but now this kind of food has spread all around Indonesia. mostly it is contained with a little roll of cauliflower, potato, tofu, kind of pentols (i will post it in another time about this kind).

3. Pecel


this food comes from my locality, but each places in Indonesia have it although the taste is not special like in my own place, it is contained with vegetable, rice, that peanut flavor, and kind of extra side dishes like peyek, tempe, tofu and another fried foods.

4. Gado – Gado

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for me this kind of healthy food! because it contains many of vegetables like salad, you can look at the picture above, it’s before the food mixed by its flavor.

5. Rujak

There are two kind of Rujaks, in vegetbale or fruit

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probably when you look at rujak in vegetables, it seems the contain is like gado – gado, but there’s some of it is different and its taste. the condiment of this rujak, peanut flavor is mixed with the special flavor from Indonesia, called “petis” so that the look is like the picture above.

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from all of the foods above, only this doesn’t use peanut flavor. but this uses lump sugar and it’s made jelled then mixed all over the fruits. so the taste is sweet with spicy.

but all of these foods can be offered with how many chilies do you want to as favorite spicy level of the taste on your tongue.

thankyou for reading, i hope you are able to enjoy this post and doesn’t get confused if you are on the trip in my country, i will post the other in another time.

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Meet Batik


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Dear reader and blogger friends,

Meet Batik! right on this day we are Indonesian, celebrating Batik’s day! second of October on 2009 UNESCO gave this (Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity) for Batik.

we used to think that Batik only could be worn on a formal events or in Indonesian important days, and looked strange if we wore it in daily, moreover just to hang out. but now we can wear it whatever the events come up.

If you are my friends, it’s getting here, don’t forget to get it for souvenir 🙂

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Batik was only in these colors between black, brown and it looked monotone in its patterns.

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but now, we have it in colorful and a lot of patterns

i use to design my own batik, and here’s some of it 🙂

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one of my favorite pattern!

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Some Awards


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Dear Reader and My Blogger Friends,

I got some nominations from my awesome friends who had nominated me in these awards, sorry i have just done it now and i decided to post it altogether thankyou so much! this was like a gift to me especially for my blog :).

  1. Blogger Recognition Award

Thankyou so much for Aliz97 from Small World, Smaller Girl, who has nominated me in this award so honored to be nominated, go check her blog ! she has an awesome blog 🙂


The Rules: 

  1. Write a post to show your award
  2.  Give a brief story of how your blog started
  3. Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers
  4. Thank whoever nominated you, and provide a link to their blog
  5. Select a few other blogs you want to give the award to.

This Is What This Blog Came From,

A few months ago on April i had just started this blog, i liked Photography, Fashion, and Traveling. About Photography, This was naturally coming from my passion, i preferred leaving my phone inside than i have to leave my camera, so anywhere i go i have to carry that thing with me, although nowadays phone had their good quality cam build up inside, but i still had satisfaction with the camera thing! i didn’t want something precious view, moments on my sight went away. Fashion, This was naturally came from my passion as well, i like dressing up as my own style, and i didn’t know my friends always asked for my opinions about how to look and when we went to shop together, they always asked me which one was good, so i decided to include that thing in here. Traveling, This is my most favorite from all my passions, i would like to tell all my experiences whether good or bad in here to all my blogger friends so that wrote down my tittle there as like my diary travel 🙂

And those are the things how this blog started, i thought i would like to give and share something good and inspiring beside about all those my passions. actually this thing came to my mind when i began reading as like my habit, i didn’t that nerd before, i received the good novel that time and couldn’t get enough to read after that. then my idea became full of something i wanted to write down on my note book, so that, why i don’t start to write it down on blog..

Advice to New Bloggers

  1. Just keep writing something what you like, keeping communications with the blogger friends you have had, this is important 🙂
  2. i know each person have their own way to build up their blog, so just keep going to what you are passionate about, i am saying just following your heart, this was what i did all this time.

I Just Wanna Say “We Are All Winners here”

These are some my favorite blogs, with their awesome contents in it, you have to check them out!


2. Whatmakesmeamber

3. Katiestimetravelingkitchen


5. Loveyouandthem

6. Bellezzacorner

 2. Sunshine Blogger Award

Thankyou so much for Lathiya from Cookwithsmileblog! for nominating me in this award, actually this is my second time to receive this. i like her cuisine recipes, so simple but interesting, if you want to get something different from what you want to cook, so go check her blog! 🙂


The Rules :

  1. Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  2. Answer the eleven questions sent by the person who nominated you.
  3. Nominate eleven blogs to receive the award and write them eleven new questions
  4. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or your blog.

Answer for my questions

1.Which is your favourite destination?

Because i haven’t experienced to go aboard before but after this i will, so my favorite destination so far still in my country Indonesia, i like going to Malang East Java, there are so many different foods to try it on and i couldn’t get enough of that always there’s something new, and about favorite the most, i like England’s London! i want to be there someday but after visiting My Favorite Holy place Mecca, Medina :).

2. If you have power to change any one thing in this world, what it will be? Why?

As My traveler sight, i don’t want each countries to be so hard to make rules to entering their country, with too many procedures.

3. When you wake up and find yourself changed to your favourite actor , what will you do?

Haha i love lily Collins! i often watched her instagram posts, she always posted about her traveling, so i just wanted to go with it

4. What is the first thing you love to see in  morning?

always the good scenery of nature!

5. What is your favourite hobby other than blogging?

I Love reading, trying new cuisine recipes, designing my own cloths, all about photography.

6. Any childhood memories that you can share?

For now, i have a little memories about my childhood, but something just flasing in my mind and only ‘yeah i have that thing’ probably what i could share only about my childhood games that now almost lost because the game on gadget.

7. Which quality in you, you are proud of?

probably about my good at mixing and matching the cloths, and creativity in photography, about character of myself i can’t value it, it just the others who can.

8. If you like to change your name, what it will be?

haha this is funny question, actually i don’t intend to do it at all if i could change it, because my name in here is rare to be honest 🙂 and i like something like that, but only if, probably i wanted to insert it with Auburn :D, i don’t know i only like to read it after reading one of novel and there was that name.

9. Your favourite dish?

I am a vegetarian, but i don’t have problem with eating the other, i love fruit and vegetable, and my favourite dish still relate to it like Gado – gado and Rujak. ( if you haven’t known yet and curious about that, i will post it the other day 🙂 )

10. Favourite movie?

wow if i have to mention about it, there’s a lot of! because i am movie addict! series of Harry potter, Interstellar (it’s huge movie for me), etc.

11. What is your principle of life?

I love what i am believing and keep chasing my dreams no matter what. i don’t care about what people says just being who i am.

I Would like to nominating these awesome bloggers who have same interests as i am, traveling!

And these are my questions

1) What made or inspired you to make the blog?
2) What inspired you to be a travel blogger?
3) What other hobbies do you enjoy doing, besides traveling?
4) With whom usually you do traveling?
5) How many countries have you visited?
6) What are your favorite travel websites?
7) What country have you ever visited that you like the most?
8) What country have you visited recently?
9) What the best moment have you ever gotten during traveling ?
10) Have you ever traveled across country alone? if it yes what county?
11) What important things do you have to bring during traveling?

3. The Versatile Blogger Award
Thankyou Jasmine from How Useful It Is, has nominated me in this award, probably it’s long time ago but i just wanna thank to you to nominating me in this award i appreciate that 🙂 i f you wanna look for nice reviews from the books, go check her blog! 🙂


Rules :

  • Show the award on your blog
  • Thank the person that has nominated you
  • Share 7 different facts about yourself
  • Nominate 15 blogs of your choice
  • Link your nominees and let them know of your nomination

7 Facts About Me

  1. I like drinking more mineral water, i can stand all day long, doesn’t eat main food except there’s that thing!
  2. Like I said before, i love fruits and vegetables, I am a vegetarian but i don’t have problem to eat the other.
  3. currently most of people like doing a selfie, but not me, doesn’t mean i don’t like to do it, but it’s something almost rarely to do, i would prefer the one nearby from me to taking my picture 😀 i like my picture with the view behind me. it’s more interesting!
  4. I would prefer the books inside my gadget, because i can carry them easily while traveling.
  5. I love Black ! most of my outfit in that color, and almost most of my things.
  6. I love listening to the music and have to update it everyday with the new one, because i am the one to get bored easily!
  7. My current way of life, i have to eat something relate to carrot at least 3 times in a week or more, because i don’t want to wear glasses! because of my habit everyday with the gadget screens, and this is just my way to keep health of my eyes.


















This is just nomination and award so don’t be obligated to receive it, i choose all of you, because i like your blogs 🙂

Thankyou for reading,

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Just Get Through This!


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Dear Reader and Blogger Friends, I’m visiting my aunt, she has just taken surgery from a breast cancer, you know that’s one of disease that makes us (female) freaking out or afraid of our life would be short. Remembering I ever had it when i was still in the collage or probably I didn’t realise it when i was still in high school, i was still in luck because i got tumor in tame, I didn’t want to take a medication in modern, especially for surgery because for me that was just an instant and changing one of precious part for my body. Slowly but sure I was just searching the plants which have the benefits for reducing the cancer and looked for the other alternatives and didn’t forget to pray while remained making an effort, stay having spirit of life.

what i said it was true! and it happened to me a few years ago. So grateful a lot of efforts i have been through was paid off! i’am healthy then, so from the moment on i cared about what i wanted to consume, selective to pick out the ingredients of the food, living a life happily, did you remember, what i said to you in my post A Little Things Called Happiness For Me that being happy is easy, don’t look at the others’ happiness, just find it out for yourself ! when you have those the reasons to be happy, so why do you have to be sad? 🙂

it is same like whatever the diseases are, although it worst ever you still have the reason to recover. don’t be afraid of it, because it just a trial from God, you could past the test or not, everyone must have their own problem and we only could deal with it 🙂

i’am here only giving a motivation to you all who have the problem with the lack of spirit in living a life, don’t be a pessimistic, stay spirit!

i like photography! probably among of you my blogger friends have known it. when i was on the way and stopped at the moment i found out something i wanted to take the pictures, i only like it and wanted to place it on this post 🙂

Thankyou for reading,

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Ranugumbolo – Surrounded by The Pines and Nice View


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Dear Reader and My Blogger Friends,

Speaking of the plant, this is one of my favorite! it’s pines!

every i do hiking or going somewhere in nature theme, this tree is what i picture it 🙂 it feels always wanna sit down and look up on it, i think of one of beautiful plant. actually before i went to Wonorejo Reservoir i got to this place earlier, this is the new tourism place there and not too far from the reservoir, if you watched one of picture i took, there was a view like a lake, and apparently it was related to that reservoir, i liked being here anyway so awesome! i could not get enough to taking photos of those trees 🙂

and here’s some i took,

There’s a little wooden house to seeing the views from the top

you only pay 5000,00 to rent this

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