• Bekasi,  Brighton,  England,  Indonesia,  Sussex Wanderer,  United Kingdom,  WhatsUp

    After England

    It has been 5 weeks since my daughter Nadya and I moved back home to Indonesia from England. Reverse culture shock? Surprisingly, not really. While culture shock is the emotional distress to cope with the new environment, reverse culture shock is known as the psychological depress when returning back home. In the first three weeks, I was busy finishing my dissertation. Although I was already in Indonesia, my study hadn’t ended yet. I could focus on studying even better at home because of the available support systems around me. For example, my parents often delivered us delicious homemade meals or I could order it online at a very affordable price,…

  • Bekasi,  Indonesia,  Lost Wanderer,  Weekend Tanpa Mall

    WTM: Petualang Cilik di Rumah Perubahan

    Di postingan Weekend Tanpa Mall (WTM) kali ini saya mau sharing tentang Rumah Perubahan. Berawal dari browsing-browsing info relawan, saya menemukan ada event Petualang Cilik yang sedang mencari kakak-kakak relawan. Setelah baca detail event nya, instead of join as volunteer, kok saya jadi tertarik untuk mendaftarkan anak saya di event ini. Dengan membayar Rp.75,000, si anak dapat bermain sambil belajar di alam seperti memetik sayuran, memberi makan dan memandikan kerbau, dan bermain games seru (yang mereka sebut Funlethics, perpaduan antara fun dan athletics).  Ada juga aktivitas/wahana lainnya seperti menangkap dan memberi makan ikan, tapi ada tambahan biaya lagi. Berikut contoh agenda nya: 07.00-08.00 : Registrasi ulang dan pembelian tiket wahana…