Category Archives: Makassar

Avoid missing experiences due to distrust and paranoia

Because I’m a cheapskate (or I wanted to prove something to myself, I don’t know), I decided to go to the island of Sulawesi by boat. I did not read one glowing review of the Pelni; but all said it was an adventure. Continue reading Avoid missing experiences due to distrust and paranoia

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budget travel for the #funemployed: indonesia edition

it’s been a while! been traveling for the last month around indonesia, and now it’s time for my first post

because i am now officially #funemployed, i needed to ween myself off flashpacking, and started budgeting “for real”. while i only accomplished limiting my alcohol consumption in my almost 4 weeks in indonesia, it did however, make me mindful of how i spent, which gave me insights as to how to lower my spending on my next adventure (such as learning to scooter in 2.5 hrs so i can DIY tours). i literally tried my best to take note of every single thing i spent on, which is so unlike the travel-me

it also gave me an excuse to make a pivot table and presentation out of it #geekalert

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