Archives for the month of: December, 2011


Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) was selecting the best coffee beans to eat. In some plantations, luwak began bred to fulfill the civet coffee production. While some special plantations still allowing luwak to live free. (Ayos Purwoaji / Travelboogie)

Pre-roasted civet coffee bean. Kopi Luwak or civet coffee, is one of the world's most expensive and low-production varieties of coffee. (Ayos Purwoaji / Travelboogie)

Coffee fields in ICCRI (Indonesian Coffee and Cacao Research Institute), Jember. A century-old institution that develops the best specialty coffee from all over Indonesia. (Ayos Purwoaji / Travelboogie)

Mifdhol serve a customer in his stall. Sarkam coffee shop, located at the heart of Kampung Ampel, Surabaya, founded by his father 57 years ago. (Ayos Purwoaji / Travelboogie)

Nyethe, is the traditional way to enjoy a cigarette with smearing the surface with coffee essence. The coffee-flavored clove cigarette. (Ayos Purwoaji / Travelboogie)

A glass of coffee milk that was one Cirkel menu, one of the popular modern coffee-shop in Surabaya. (Ayos Purwoaji / Travelboogie)

Travelist Magz 3rd edition is talking all about coffee. As a writer and coffee lover, it’s been a pleasure for me to contribute an article there. Coastal Coffee Culture is about coffee drinking habits in Gresik, as one of port city in East Java. (Ayos Purwoaji/ Travelboogie)

I’ve been twice visiting Karimunjawa on 2009 and late 2010. Both have their own story. And I’m rewriting about the destination once more for Prioritas BCA Magazine. So, here’s the short article and big thanks to Giri Prasetyo for the photos. (Dwi Putri Ratnasari/Travelboogie)