Archives for the month of: January, 2011

Honeymoon Cake by Maya Ubud Resort (Dwi Putri Ratnasari/Travelboogie)

Dwi Putri Ratnasari, our staff, is doing an assignment on the islands of Gods, Bali. She will reportage how romantic Bali for newly wed couples that will find a perfect getaway to celebrate honeymoon. Putri is traveling around Bali from 25 January untill the 1st of February 2011.

She wrote an email: “… Bali is the most romantic getaway! I knew it sounds so cliche. But that’s true, you should come and try it; trekking in Batur with your mate,  dinner with a dish honeymoon cake, or enjoy the sunset on the Menjangan island … Oh Gosh… Unfortunately I have to come alone, sigh…”

Putri assigned by a well known prestigious wedding magazine.


Two old women carrying offerings of eggs and yellow tofu to be given to the god of Tian Hong, the protective Goddess of sailors and traveling merchants, in Klenteng Hok An Kiong. (Ayos Purwoaji/Travelboogie)

On Sunday morning, at Surabaya Chinatown morning turned into a big market. Everyone came to see the various items that are sold cheaply. (Ayos Purwoaji/Travelboogie)

Boen Bio is the oldest Confucian temple in Surabaya. Having a history and unique architectural form. However the interior layout is also very impressive, there is a blend of cultures between China, the Dutch, and Java in it. (Ayos Purwoaj/Travelboogie)

The gate of Kya-Kya. At the time of the Dutch period the street name is Handelstraat, during Japan occupation this street better known as Kembang Jepun. This is the legendary road trade center and lifestyle of the Chinese in Surabaya that inspired Remy Sylado to make a novel with the title "Kembang Jepun". (Ayos Purwoaji/Travelboogie)

My short article about well-known Udang Selingkuh (Cherax sp) or Baliem Shrimp, was published on TravelXpose Magazine 2011 January Edition.