Jimmy Dean :

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

Swami Sivananda :

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Khalil Gibran :

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.

Edith Wharton :

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

heny Ward Beecher :

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Batam at a Glance

Batam Island is strategically located in The Malaka Strait, one of the busiest shipping route in the world. It is only 12.5 sea miles to the south of Singapore. By ferry ride, it takes about 45 minutes up to 1.2 hours to Singapore and vice versa. 

Sunday, March 19, 2017

How to Make an Online Hotel Reservation in Singapore via Booking.Com

Before you arrive at the hotel in Singapore, basically you can make an online reservation through online reservation. Here's a few step on how to take a hotel reservations in Singapore via booking.com which I've ever done in previous check-in on December 27, 2014.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Al-Mulk Mosque of Otorita Batam Housing Complex Sekupang



This mosque is located in Otorita Batam (Batam Authority) Housing Complex at Jl. Palapa I Sekupang Batam. Its position was in the driveway on the right of Jalan RE Martadinata from Sei Harapan Intersection to the Sekupang Port. Once passed the security office at the entrance of the complex, the mosque found at the corner of Jalan Palapa I which was at the opposite of Tennis Court of Otorita Batam Housing Complex.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Warung Sate Kendal Simpang Orchid Park Batam Centre


A last few days I had a dinner outside home because Farrell’s grandmother didn’t cook. It gave a chance for me to try out a short culinary tour in several places around Batam city. One of the places I tried was Warung Sate Kendal which is located at Simpang Orchid Park, Batam Centre, Batam.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Dataran Engku Putri Batam Being Renovated for National MTQ Event in June 2014


In connection with the appointment of Batam City as the host of the National MTQ (Musabaqah Tilawatil Qur'an ) 2014 will be held in June 2014, Batam Municipality Government has made ​​a number of major renovation in the Dataran Engku Putri area, Batam Centre, Batam, which is currently under construction of permanent astaka (Malay term meaning a place where the king sat on the throne). This Astaka will be used as a stage and spaces or rooms associated with the MTQ event.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Cavenagh Bridge ; The Oldest Bridge Across Singapore River

Try to stand on the Cavenagh Bridge, one of the oldest bridges in Singapore, and looking around the Singapore River and sky-scrapers alongside the river, or imagine that you are Sir Stamford Raffles overlooking the busy activities around there.

Friday, January 3, 2014

10 Tips to Make Your Trip to Singapore More Comfortable

These 10 (ten) tips maybe useful for travelers who come to Singapore for first time   :
  1. Change your money into Singapore dollars. For travelers from Indonesia, it was recommended to change IDR at Indonesia money changer, not in Singapore, because exchange rate in Indonesia is usually much cheaper than in Singapore. Ask clerk of money changer to provide Singapore dollars in various values started from SGD 2.00, SGD 5.00, SGD 10.00 and SGD 50.00. 

Preferred Choice of Budgeted Hostels in Singapore

At the next time, I am planning to have minimum 1 (one) night stay at Singapore in order to get more closer to any attractive and interesting places in Singapore. Well, in order to obtain cheap accommodation, I started to search budgeted hotels or hostels in Singapore. Since the price per room is quite expensive compared to Indonesia or Malaysia, we must save money for many reasons.

How To Ride MRT From Harbourfront To Singapore Zoo


If you want to go to Singapore Zoo for the first time, you do not hesitate to ride by public transportation because Singapore offers various and comfortable transportations for travelers. This article will help you for a bit how to ride to Singapore Zoo.

Ticket Price of Batam-Singapore Ferry by December 2013

If you want to travel to Singapore from Batam Island and want to know what the price of a ferry ticket from Batam to Singapore, so based on my trip on December 22, 2013, the ticket price was SGD 30.00 for  two-way trip.