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Jogja – That Endless Charm

Jogja, The city – albeit imperfectly, where you appreciate the value of co-existence. It always accepted me, all that I had to give, even the bad-rep, and made sure it has a place that I would belong to. There I was in tiny coffee shops, that corner in the library, and dusty secondhand bookshops where…

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Charm

There’s a saying that a lot of people have been saying about this wonderful city that goes: “A bad day in Jogja is better than a good day anywhere else”. And after a two years experience, that has a definite ring of truth. It just doesn’t feel the same when you’re somewhere else as Jogja…

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Change

Joko Widodo or more locally known as Jokowi is a furniture businessman turned mayor of the city of Surakarta in Central Java, then for the bustling metropolitan capital, Jakarta. He is known for having a humble, down-to-earth personality and that subtle enthusiasm for problem solving. In just a matter of months after he took office…

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