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I choose to smile

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April 25, 2015 at 2:42 AM

Merry Christmas!

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Thank you notes :)

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Thank-You-Notes-2

Inspired by Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show Thank You Notes, I am now going to pen some of my thank you for my 33th birthday. This is not going to be hillariously funny like the one on Jimmy Fallon’s show of course, but it sorta have the same essence. Lookie…

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Last night…

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A Siberian Husky

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November 7, 2014 at 12:25 PM

broken

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All around Paris, France

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I will close my Paris, France series with this one, surroundings. I just feel like I have to address this. Especially for all my Indonesian, or Asian, friends out there. There are so many things that we heard. Well, from the point of view of a traveller i just ant to clarify certain things.

IMG_52371. Water is expensive in Paris

I want to tell you something. Drinking water is free in Paris. In most european countries, France is one of them, we can drink tap water. They are all good for drinking. Yes, the tap water in your bathroom. Don’t be surprised if your budget hotel did not provide you with complimentary bottled water. They are not stingy, they are basically normal. But if you prefer, mineral water, bottled and cold, then yes, you will need to pay 1.50 to 2.00 EUR a bottle, equals to 25.000 – 32.000 IDR or 10 times more expensive than a bottled water in Jakarta. So, bring a good water bottle and hop you go strolling Paris without having dehidration.

2. Toilet is expensive in Paris

Paid toilets are expensive in Paris, yes. But why do you have to go to the paid ones when you could find some free ones. We are adults, we know how much liquid and what kind of liquid we are taking and how they effect our bladder system. There are free toilets in Paris. Please… don’t be such a liar by telling people worldwide about this. But if you do urgently need to go to the toilet, then get your EUR ready. it’s 50 cents in parks and 1 EUR in malls or tourist attraction places.

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