E&O: Southeast Asian Street Food, Levelled Up

Born, raised, and living in Indonesia has made myself very familiar with Asian dishes. In Jakarta, where people are spoilt for choices to dine… most Southeast Asian dishes are available in a home-style restaurant with casual settings. Between my birthday and his new job, we decided to celebrate the two together in our favorite place…

March Darlings: Makeup, Skincare, and Lingerie

Hi, there! It’s April already and I am so behind in writing my March favourites a.k.a my darlings… probably let’s make this ‘recent favourites’ instead 🙂 Let’s go straight in: Makeup Real Techniques Miracle Sponge Everyone everywhere might have tried this and I feel so late in the game, but hey, I tried it and I…

Review: Sephora 10-hr perfect foundation

I am pretty sure everyone who reads this must have gone through the time of looking at their pretty self on the mirror and said ‘My face looks way too dark.. too yellow.. too pale’ and the gasping moment continues forever until you found the right foundation. Funnily (and ironically) enough that, despite living in…

DIY Coffee Scrubs

Ok, I’d tell you something about me, this is very (NOT) important and I didn’t think it was a big deal until I realised it was not normal here. I LOVE taking hot shower! Hahaha. I know it’s not good for the skin, and I know… that I am currently living in a tropical country,…

The Husband Cooks: Ayam Penyet

Our favorite chicken recipe is up on the husband’s blog: Hello everyone, it’s been a long time since I last posted, and I think it’s about time I revisit this much ignored blog. I’m back with an explosive new recipe, and a real twist on fried chicken. OK, so first of all, a disclaimer; this…

Cinta Indonesia: Go Local Lippies

Aku bangga jadi anak Indonesia (ciyeh..) karena akhir-akhir banyak banget brand lokal yang memproduksi liquid lipstick dengan kualitas yang nggak kalah sama buatan luar negeri. Ngomong-ngomong soal lipstick lokal, banyak banget yang aku belum coba karena setiap bulan ada aja brand baru dan rata-rata lipstick ini dijual lewat media daring yang kadang bikin males belinya…

What’s Your Shade?

What’s your shade? I work in an office of which 70 percent of the people are women. So, I meet women with different styles and make up every day. I notice that, some of my colleagues tend to wear the same shades of lipstick (we all do, to be fair) but some do not even…

Cara Membuat Visa UK

Beberapa waktu lalu, ada yang tanya ke aku gimana caranya bikin visa ke UK, dan kebetulan kawan aku Yufitri (Yuyu) juga abis nge-share cara dia bikin visa Schengen, siapatau diantara pembaca aku, ada yang mau keliling Eropa terus mampir ke UK 🙂 Perlu diingat visa aku memang visa turis tapi berhubung Mas Dodol kan warga…

Curhat: LBP dan MRI Pertama

Jadi gini, mau curhat sebentar boleh ya…udah berjuta-juta tahun, dari jaman kuliah aku nih udah sering sakit punggung (lower back pain) tapi selama ini nggak pernah dicek karena belum terlalu mengganggu. Nah, udah 4 minggu terakhir nih asli ngeganggu abis, apalagi pas bangun tidur rasanya punggung, tulang rusuk semua itu kayak broken into pieces. Setiap…

Cambodia Honeymoon: Okay Boutique Hotel

Peter and I went to Cambodia last summer to celebrate our new chapter in life as husband and wife. Our mini honeymoon was a weekend away in Ubud, Bali. This time, I’d like to give you a review of this place we stayed in Phnom Penh (PP), Okay Boutique Hotel. We always chuckled everytime we hear…