Keep Positive Attitude, Anytime, Anywhere with @jeJAKAki – Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.
Name: Jaka Setia
Occupation: Travel writer & blogger

Hometown: Bandung

Residence: Jakarta

Blog/Website:, &

Twitter: @jeJAKAki

Short Bio:  A travel enthusiast

How often do you fly: 2-6 times a month

How many countries have you been to: 12

How many continents have you been to: 3

Favorite Indonesian city: Solo or Surakarta

Favorite international city: Shanghai, Melbourne

Least favorite country: Malaysia

Favorite World Heritage Site: (up until now) Khiva, Uzbekistan

Favorite airline: Emirates, but dying to try Asiana

Favorite aircraft type: All the big boys

Aisle or window: anything, as long as it is in Business Class

Favorite airport lounge: Emirates Business Lounge

Favorite Indonesia airport: Terminal 3 Soekarno Hatta

Favorite international airport: Changi, Singapore

Favorite hotel: Victoria Jungfrau. Switzerland

Favorite island: Krakatau?

Favorite fancy restaurant: Local Mozaic Bali, international The Royal Cafe, Copenhagen

Favorite hole in the wall:  Any quiet-well designed cafe

Favorite fruit: Purple Mangosteen

Favorite food: Anything fresh, least processed, healthy food. Organic would be great.

Least favorite food: Central Asian food: too plain for me.

Drink of choice (In the air and on the ground): A cup of good coffee, espresso doppio or americano would be perfect.

Favorite travel movie(s): All James Bonds & Bourne movies.

Favorite travel song(s): All Robbie Williams, all Jamiroquai

Favorite travel show(s): No Reservations

Favorite travel book(s): Tao of Travel by Paul Theroux

Right now I am reading: Aleph by Paulo Coelho & Lean Start Up by Eric Ries

Five things you bring on a plane: My Jack Spade black postman bag with a good book, the Cross pen, my black Moleskine & a copy of the latest Monocle 

What do you always seem to forget: My iPod & iPad. I like it the old way…

What do you want your loved one to buy you from an airport duty free store?  Dark chocolate 70% from Lindt. 

Most embarrassing/worst travel moment: Late for my flight in Hongkong and have to spend the night in a very small & seedy motel room, with 5 others.

What’s your dream destination: Roraima in Venezuela

Favorite travel blog/website(s) – besides, of course!:

Best travel tip: Keep positive attitude, anytime, anywhere.

Happy green travels!

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