Budapest : The Wes Anderson's City

Ketika Ferenc, host dari Airbnb yang kami tumpangi selama di Budapest, menanyakan hal apa yang paling berkesan dari kota ini, hal pertama yang terlintas di otak dan langsung otomatis terucap oleh saya adalah metro. Saat itu bukan hanya dia yang kaget, tapi juga adik saya. Mereka bingung kenapa dari…

Everglow

Everglow - Coldplay / This is Why I Need You - Jesse Ruben /  You Know Me - Air Traffic Controller / Tergila-gila - Tulus / With You - Danger Ranger / Jatuh Hati - Raisa / Two One Two - Urban Zakapa / Spoken - Pure Saturday / Make This Leap - The Hunts / Far Away - Simon Adams / All This Time - One Repu…

Conversations With Mom #2

There was a day when the sun shone so bright and the temperature reached thirteen degrees with a "feels like" of fifteen degrees. As we didn't want to waste every seconds of this perfect day, we decided to stroll around a beautiful public park in Porto, enjoying the beauty around us.…

A Year of PhD : 5 Essential Life-Lessons

Setiap kali saya menjawab pertanyaan yang sering dilontarkan oleh banyak orang tentang rentang waktu program PhD, pasti jawaban mereka serupa, "Empat tahun? Lama banget!". Saya pun begitu, awalnya saya berpikir bahwa empat tahun ini akan sangat lama. Melihat rentang waktu yang akan dihab…

Conversations With Mom #1

It was one fine Sunday morning when I just finished preparing breakfast for me and my mom. Blueberry-banana juice and cheesy toast with egg. In the midst of our usual conversation, she suddenly stopped eating and asked me something that actually had been in the back of my mind since couple of mont…