Author: undergrounderground


Waterfall between Mount Bromo and Surabaya

Between Mount Bromo and Surabaya is a refreshing waterfall that isn’t crowded with tourists. The locals go there for picnics while the children take dips in the water. It is Madakaripura Waterfall. A really...


Ijen Sulphur Mines

Filled with festive joy and ambition to make this christmas a memorable one, we decided to hike Kawah Ijen right after our 9 hour car ride from Surabaya airport to our Ijen accommodation. TIP:...


People watching in Japan

“The world is full of ways and means to waste time.” – Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance No time is better wasted than watching people and watching the world go by.


Siem Reap Temple Run!

In Siem Reap, there are endless temples to explore, but which are actually worth your time? Here’s a list of temples you should check out! Angkor Wat It was a surprise that there were...


Extra time to spare in Kyoto?

Why not take the train to Kurama, a rural village at the last station on Eizan Railway in Kyoto. Soak in a traditional outdoor onsen surrounded by nature and explore a temple that spans...


Sandboarding in Mũi Né, Vietnam

If i had to choose between Nha Trang,Mũi Né or Vũng Tàu, i’d pickMũi Né every time. ForMũi Né (pronounced as Muay Neigh) is a coastal resort town abundant with shrimps, sand dunes and natural...


Moonbay kelong and the sea

Before we continue, please press play on the video to enhance the experience of reading this post. While some live their lives in the midst of urban sprawls enveloped by skyscrapers, there are others...


Waking up on a super volcano island

Highly recommended by my Indonesian friend, this exotic gem of an island that surfaced within a supervolcano was a nice change of pace from suburban life. A wonderful getaway from the internet and all...