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Overview

  • 25 References 21 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning Arabic
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Editor in chief for @fantasiousID publisher, women self d...
  • West Asian Literature, Faculty of Cultural Science, Gadja...
  • From Bali, Indonesia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION
Enjoying life as happy as possible while share anything I could share to others.

ABOUT ME
I work in books industry, sometimes also writing for several magazines. Book is my life also my hobby 😊

PHILOSOPHY

Just try to do our best, share alot and help alot.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Traveling for me is not just visiting one place or another, capture the best shot and go back home. Traveling is a life journey, not only to see a new place, but also to feel new experience, in touch with locals, and share anything we could share.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I got alot of good friends from CS. I'd learned alot of experiences either. I always believe that the world is to big to live alone and to know just one place.

Interests

Book is my biggest interest, I loved to read, write, and collecting books, especially fiction, comics, and historical books. But, no, Im not that kind of nerd-bookworm-weirdo-in-glasses like sometimes you watch on movie, that kind of bookworm doesnt really exist in real life :D My others interest is martial art. I used to teach woman self defense around Indonesia. Now im start enjoying yoga for my sport.

  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • yoga
  • comics
  • cycling
  • sports
  • history
  • parks
  • football
  • tea
  • mixed martial arts
  • woman self defense

Music, Movies, and Books

I read alot in my life, like alot alot 😬 so its always difficult to pick up which one is the best shot. But I mostly collecting some fantasy fiction, history, comic, and books about culinary journey.

My personal taste of music are jazz, soul, Britpop, r&b or something enchanted for my ear and heart. Somethings like:
- Incognito
- Jamie Cullum
- Hindi Zahra
- Maliq and d'essentials
- John Legend
- Alicia Keys
- Selah Sue
- Olafur Arnalds
- Oasis
- Norah Jones
- Jay Park

I like to brows on Youtube, looking for movies from all over the world because its another way to know other cultures. But yeah I like kind of historical movies or easy drama.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Teaching women self defense around Indonesia. It was such a meanfull traveling trip for me and I would like to repeat it again this year.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Indonesian traditional martial art (pencak silat), women self defense, Indonesian culture, Indonesian and javanese languange, Indonesian cuisine, Indonesian songs.

Learn: others place culture and language

What I Can Share with Hosts

If you want to learn some tricks about woman self defense or Indonesian martial art, I could teach you the basic and intermediate. I'm a book's person, I talk about book like I talk about myself, so if you have a curiosity about how books industry in Indonesia and Asia actually work, I could share with you.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Macao, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia

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