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Travelogues and Musings by Nandra Galang Anissa

5 Ways to Enjoy Melaka

I took a random trip to KL with friends back in June, just to take a break from Jakarta and the grind. Instead of just roaming around KL, we decided...

October 14, 2014

Going Solo to Inner Mongolia’s Grassland

For the National Holiday, I decided to go to explore a bit of Inner Mongolia. The decision was made mostly because I thought it wouldn’t be as crowded as any other places in the country, and it was indeed a pretty wise decision.

September 8, 2014

Withdrawal Phase: 8 Inevitable Things You’ll Experience After Travelling

It’s such an overwhelming feeling to come back after travelling, really. It’s almost like trying to get over an addiction.

August 28, 2014

How to Hike Tiger Leaping Gorge Without Really Trying

…. Lol jk there’s no way in hell one could hike this trail without just a little bit of struggle. Or maybe that’s just me, I don’t know. Point of...

August 9, 2014

The Struggle Continues: Stupid Bus Driver and Good Karma

So, my last update ended with my struggle with Jiuzhaigou’s unbearable crowd of Chinese tourists. HOWEVER. For whatever reason, trouble follows me even as I attempted to leave Jiuzhaigou. It...

August 9, 2014

Jiuzhaigou: The Struggle Was Real

My trip to Jiuzhaigou started in the afternoon of August 4th, with a flight from Chengdu. Now, this leg of my 40-day journey around China has so far been the...

August 3, 2014

Tibet in Words and Photographs

I travelled to Tibet with my family for 6 days. Sure enough, Lhasa is easily one of the most beautiful places I have ever travelled to in my life. Here...

July 25, 2014

Adventure Time!

I suppose today is the day summer holiday officially starts for me. I went to my last summer course class with little to no motivation at all. It’s like that...

July 20, 2014

On Making Connections With Places

I came across Imogen Heap’s music video for her song titled Xizi She Knows, while I was browsing through her Youtube profile for some of her amazing new stuff. Imogen Heap...

June 30, 2014

Everyone Should Live In China At Least Once

“If you are a female, go live in China and be subjected to the implicit and explicit sexual discrimination in China.” Funnily enough, I consider China as one of the...

June 15, 2014

我的学习汉语的原因: My Reasons for Studying Mandarin

As the end of my first semester at Zheda looms near, I did a little reflection and looked back on my journey to studying Mandarin. I’ve actually talked about it...

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