We know quite a few people who have been to Paris. And 4 out of 5 of them, had bad experiences. Some of them got ignored, yelled at, even robbed in broad daylight, and so on and so on. This actually boggle both of us at Le Sac Perdu HQ because from all the times… Read More The Good Parisians
We really love funiculars here at le sac perdu HQ 🙂 It was a gloomy afternoon when I decided to go up the Petrin Hill in Prague. The infamous hill was mentioned af few times in Milan Kundera’s novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and not in the loveliest light (people either got killed or killed themselves… Read More The Grassy Hill of Petrin
My visit to Cirebon, a small coastal town in West Java, was short. But, after visiting some of the historical sites the town had to offer, I decided that Kejaksan Train Station is the most interesting. Like any other small town stations in Indonesia, it is busy and crowded. But once you can get past… Read More Train Station, First Impression.
Beautiful sunny day on Charles Bridge.
Globalization has made the world seem borderless, and I can’t help but feeling cheated. Let me explain. I live in a big multicultural and international city of Jakarta, where I can easily have Starbucks coffee for breakfast, sushi for lunch, and tapas for dinner. Any time of day, I can have 10-piece escargots at a… Read More Café Louvre: A Time Machine in Prague
Did I just invent a word? I don’t know, but I think Instagenic was one of the appropriate terms to describe Bangkok. Thanks to my early fascination of Flickr and all kinds of trippy post-process effect (lomo, holga, x-pro, you name it) years ago, I’m not much of an Instagramer. When everyone went trigger… Read More Bangkok, The Most Instagenic City
I have always thought of Seoul as Tokyo’s less crazier little sister. When I first went there, I was ready to compare Gangnam and Harajuku and be proven wrong. But unfortunately I didn’t have enough time on my hands (I’m starting to think maybe I should copyright that expression). So before my flight to Busan,… Read More Solitary Seoul