Magnificent Melbourne (part 2)

29 July 2015 I woke up freezing in a thin woolen blanket. Perplexed, I was aware that I got up in a different country. I checked my phone and saw the pre-dawn prayer schedule and made sure that I didn't miss it. Luckily, it was Winter where the sunrise was a bit late because the [...]

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Magnificent Melbourne (part 1)

28 July 2015, I first landed in this capital city of Victoria, Australia. My main destination was Canberra, but I was impressed to step in this dubbed "4-season-in-a-day" city. I arrived at 5 p.m local time, after 6-hour flight from Bali, in a cold Winter afternoon without knowing which way to go. I booked a [...]

5 reasons why you should live in Canberra

Sebagai seseorang yang sudah pernah tinggal di Australia, saya pernah menyaksikan beberapa ciri khas atau tipikal orang-orang yang hidup di 2 kota besar di sana, yaitu Sydney dan Melbourne. Tidak sedikit pula dari teman-teman atau kolega saya beranggapan bahwa Sydney adalah ibukota Australia, yang sama sekali hal itu sangat tidak benar. Saya datang ke Australia [...]

Work and Holiday Visa Australia

Hi, it's me again and I'm gonna write my experience how to get a Work and Holiday Visa (WHV) Australia and tell you how I could survive living there. I have written this story on my previous blog but I deleted it and was wondering if any of you want to know about what I [...]

Australia, aku galau. 

Sudah 2 bulan sejak kepulangan saya dari Ostrali, saya merasakan rasa jenuh dan bosan yang tidak seperti biasanya. Sehari-harinya hanya melakukan kegiatan yang itu-itu saja; bangun, makan, nonton tv, anter ponakan sekolah, mantengin hp sampe leher mau copot, jalan-jalan ngabisin duit tapi belum bisa menghasilkan money lagi. Duh serba salah! Waktu saya pulang dari Paris, [...]