• Nin's Travelog

    Became an expat "only" since 2005, this blog is my notes/journal to documenting my life away from home and to share my experience with those I left behind, though it turns out that they are not really interested.


  • The King Hassan II Mosque

    King Hassan Mosque

    King Hassan II Mosque is the largest mosque in Morocco and claims to be the 2nd largest in the world; it is only behind the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Read more

    Posted on 13 April 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Rick’s Cafe

    Rick’s Cafe

    The 'Lobby Card' of the movie Casablanca where Rick's Cafe Americain made famous...., taken from Vincent's Casablanca PosterRick’s Cafe was made famous in the... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Inside Fes El Bali

    Inside Bali

    Traveling with a guided tour may not always be convenient, as time wise you are restricted and you are isolated. Or at least that was what I feeling before I... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Going to Medina at Fès

    Going Medina

    Although I live in Doha, with it’s “traditional” Arabian souq, the real souq I have seen and which fascinated me was the souq in Aleppo. Read more

    Posted on 23 March 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Rabat, the Capital of Morocco

    Rabat, Capital Morocco

    Image via WikipediaRabat is less well known than Casablanca, and many do not know that today Rabat is the capital of Morocco. However, the history of Morocco... Read more

    Posted on 16 March 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Casablanca


    The city of Casablanca was romanticised by the movie Casablanca. However, today, apart form being Morocco’s economic capital, Casablanca doesn’t offer much to... Read more

    Posted on 09 March 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Morocco Holiday

    Morocco Holiday

    Finally I managed to arrange a holiday to Morocco, a country that I’ve been planning to go to for years. As I don’t have so much time to spend, I do what I did... Read more

    Posted on 25 February 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Where About in Bali?

    I am not trying to educate people with the history of Bali, or it’s geography. What I am trying to do here is to give you a brief introduction to the areas in... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Bali as I Know It

    Bali Know

    Even though I am Indonesian, I must admit that I haven’t explored Indonesia as much as I’ve explored the rest of the world. Indonesia is big and for somebody wh... Read more

    Posted on 11 February 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • 2011 Qatar National Day

    2011 Qatar National

    About two years ago, I posted my photo essay about how Qatar celebrate their National Day: Qatar National Day. This year, I did not go the that parade, an... Read more

    Posted on 19 December 2011 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • High Tea at Sydney Opera House

    High Sydney Opera House

    TeaIn modern day life, drinking tea is not as popular as drinking coffee. The YUPPies (Young Urban Professionals) are having “coffee breaks” during office... Read more

    Posted on 13 November 2011 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Gadget Packing

    Gadget Packing

    For normal people and normal times, packing for travelling is already an art by itself, but how about packing for a gadget freak like me? Read more

    Posted on 24 October 2011 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Trying to Rain

    Trying Rain

    Living in the Middle East gives me a lot of different experiences and exposure to all sorts of things, one of these is the term “trying to rain”, which where I... Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2011 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL