Dear Friends, I hope all is well with you. Honestly, this is by far, to this date, the most liberating trip I had in my life and I couldn't be more excited to share what happened when I solo travel in Indonesia. I LIVED THE BEST ISLAND DAYS OF MY LIFE YET! Oh, and if… Continue reading My solo travel to Indonesia: Bali, Lombok and Nusa Penida
Dear friends, If I were going to have a short visit here on earth, I had to do everything possible to experience it now. So on behalf of marronisgoing blog, this bucket list is my main inspiration and reason of why the heck I am traveling and writing and game for almost anything and everything.… Continue reading #marronisgoing — My Bucket List: the things I want to do before I die
I might sound a little bit biased here, but I don't think there is anything as passionate as the coffee industry. And yes, you don't have to agree. But somewhere between those peak periods and sleepy morning shifts, we baristas, get attached into it. And unlike any other job, to work as a barista is… Continue reading Barista confessions: the slight pain we often feel when we transfer to other store
When I was young, I grew up watching films about traveling the world and achieving hella fantastic goals. Those things include getting an apartment in New York City, strolling the streets of Paris with a special someone and waking up one morning finding out you're an heir to a great empire. Those were cheesy as… Continue reading Chasing our childhood dream: it might be a slow process but quitting won’t speed it up
When I was still in college, there was this time when my university's official student publication (LPU Sentinel) posted an invite where everyone can submit their artworks in forms of poetry and short stories. I submitted my poetry but unfortunately, it wasn't included in the published magazine of that year. Up until now I still… Continue reading The comeback of my rejected poem: Summer McSomething’s
The idea of running 26.2 miles or 42 kilometers sounds hella painfully horrifying. I mean, Isn't it? But pain is temporary and pride is forever. It has been my long time dream! I remember writing down "To run a marathon" on a homework back in college when the professor asked us to list down our… Continue reading The inspiration of running my first full Marathon
Typing these words are sending tears to my eyes because this topic is so dear to me. I found myself with a heavy sigh, and all these thoughts are like avalanche inside my mind. Probably because I have a lot of things to say. Maybe these are the words that I wish I heard when… Continue reading An open letter to the person who’s afraid to come out yet
There are a lot of blogs that will give you the whole guide on how to prepare for a certain race. Like 'what to do the night before race day', 'what to eat for breakfast on the actual race day' and some 'how to recover quickly from a race'. But no one is really talking… Continue reading Post-race depression: why do we feel it and how do we recover from it?