Buffet Dinner at CiTi Bistro Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – While I was in Bangkok, I had such a wonderful time talking to everyone, laughing, chatting, eating, floating, taking pictures and just being travel junkie. If you are planning a trip to Bangkok and looking for 5 stars… Continue Reading

The Scratch in Our Umbrella Paints, Nakhon Pathom – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – The other day I was at umbrella painting class, Sampran Riverside – Thailand. I painted. I worked out that it’s been about 8 years since I picked up a paint brush and painted a picture. I was quite… Continue Reading

The Travel Junkie Goes To Thai Cooking School, Nakhon Pathom – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – The other day I attended a “Thailand Cooking Class” courtesy of Sampran Riverside, Nakhon Pathom – Thailand. I am not a great cook. I love art and I love food, so I am the perfect travel junkie. The… Continue Reading

Traditional Thai Weaving Style, Nakhon Pathom – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – The other afternoon I learned traditional Thai weaving style at Sampran Riverside, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. Ikat (n) — a term adopted from Indonesia word “menikat,” which means “to bind, tie or wrap around” – is known in Thai… Continue Reading

Travel Like A Local at Chet Samian Old Traditional Market, Ratchaburi – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – I have heard so much about the Chet Samian or Jed Samian or the ancient 119-year-old Chet Samian Traditional Market in Ratchaburi, but I’ve never been there before. It is about 100 kilometers away from Bangkok, and it… Continue Reading

A Lovely W’DANK Blogger Luncheon with The Travel Junkie

Thetraveljunkie.org – I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Nutrifood W’Dank Blogger Luncheon – explore the warmth of Indonesia through exotic culinary with The Travel Junkie at the Plataran Dharmawangsa in South Jakarta, with the actual gathering. The… Continue Reading

Taste of Traditional Balinese Curry at Seminyak Kitchen, Bali

Thetraveljunkie.org – While I was at Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak, I was invited to a special dinner at Seminyak Kitchen. The space was very hearty and lots of seating. After took a journey to heaven with Zanti The Retreat.… Continue Reading

Caci Traditional Dance Tools

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies everywhere! Today, I bring you to see Caci traditional dance tools as a beautiful decoration at the lobby hotel in Labuhan Bajo, West Manggarai, Flores. Caci is a traditional dance from West Manggarai. It’s a… Continue Reading

Gulai Jengkol Recipe Ala The Travel Junkie

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Gulai jariang or gulai jengkol (Archidendron pauciflorum gulai). My mother, have using this recipe for over 25 years. And, it’s a damn good one. I absolutely love Indonesian food. Gulai is a type of food containing rich, spicy… Continue Reading

Pasar Gawok: The Javanese Traditional Market in Sukoharjo

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – This morning I woke up, looked out my window and OMG it was such a beautiful day! I love to travel like a local and share snapshots from traditional market. We were here, Pasar Gawok! Fita Fito brought… Continue Reading

Mbaru Niang Cultural Heritage Village in Flores Island

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – I have some pretty cool news to share! Mbaru Niang, a village of traditional houses in Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia has been honoured with the Award of Excellence in the 2012 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for… Continue Reading