Midnight in Suroboyo Carnival Park

Since 2014, Surabaya has one more attraction to visit. It’s an amusement park like Dufan in Jakarta, Trans Studio in Bandung or Makassar, or WBL in Lamongan. Suroboyo Carnival Park is a night market (pasar malam) and a carnival. Developed by PT Sinar Mutiara Sinergi, Suroboyo Carnival Park serves indoor and outdoor rides. When you have no idea where to get some fun in Surabaya at afternoon, just go there with your friends or family.

Surabaya Carnival Park
Surabaya Carnival Park

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Taman Harmoni, The Heaven of Flowers

Taman Harmoni or Taman Sakura at Keputih, Surabaya

Finally, one of my dreams comes true! I really wanted to go to a flower field, before. Everywhere, flowers grow in various colors and smells. Then, I just run, walk, or dance between, regardless of worms and snakes that might show up. It seems stupid, childish, or whatever. But… yeah, here I am! Continue reading “Taman Harmoni, The Heaven of Flowers”

Dinasty Smart Hotel, A Strategic Hotel in Surakarta

Last month, I went to Surakarta or Solo, Central Java Province, with my family for a vacation. Although we then got a call from a new client for Banjarnegara Regency, and arranged a quick meeting in the hotel. By the way, the hotel’s name is Dinasty Smart. I stayed there for three nights. And this is my note about that 2-star hotel.

The corridor of Dinasty Smart Hotel, clean but narrow
The corridor of Dinasty Smart Hotel, clean but narrow

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Sate Blora, Tastiest Satay I Ever Ate

Blora satay: delicious meat, delicious rice
Blora satay: delicious meat, delicious rice

Blora is a small town in Central Java, which stays quiet even on Sunday. Few months ago, my husband, Kiara and I visited Blora and I felt so hopeless. I thought we would not find something interesting here. If Pramoedya Ananta Toer was not born here and did not write any book about Blora, could we possibly hear about the town? Continue reading “Sate Blora, Tastiest Satay I Ever Ate”