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Olive Oil

Olive Oil – that most ancient of liquors

Pic – España Es Cultura

It is currently thought that olive oil was produced domestically around the Mediterranean as early as 2500 BC. 826 more words

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Strolling on Montesilvano Beach...

On a lazy September Sunday morn…

Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
Wake me up when September ends 94 more words


Sunny Sunday at Bogor Botanical Garden

Alif always liked to visit the huge public park, Kebun Raya Bogor (Bogor Botanical Garden). Lots of things to do and see for family vacation, shortest escape to fresh air and blue sky away from our air-polluted city of Jakarta. 465 more words

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Japan: The Lecture

Last week, I gave a lecture on Japan. The audience was diverse – from students to elders. The knowledge of Japan varied too.

This is the summary of my lecture. 413 more words


Appetibilis on Two "vintaGe" Wheels :: The “G” spot is NOT what you’re thinking ;)

Everybody aged 40+ rode one in their teens. It was born in the Sixties and since then it has become a symbol of freedom and nonconformity. 381 more words


The things you see when you slow down

One of the things we love about walking is that you get to see things you do not see when speeding along on other modes of transport. 326 more words


Japan Trip Part 1: Ohayou Tokyo!

After a very long wishy washy rollercoaster months about this particular solo-travel-to-Japan thingy, the day finally came. I (hopefully) would upload details about the preparation and stuffs later, but at this very first part of this Japan Trip series, I’d like to share the travel-notes first. 2,331 more words