Budaya Partisipatif dan Indonesia Tanpa Pesimisme

Kembali ke pembahasan mengenai pengemudi dan penumpang, saya jadi teringat akan bagaimana kagetnya saya di hari pertama perkuliahan di Porto dimulai. Saya yang sama sekali tidak mengerti bahasa portugis saat itu benar-benar dibuat bingung. Satu sesi perkuliahan berdurasi empat jam. Setelah 2 jam pertama, terdapat jeda istirahat selama 1o menit. Di sesi pertama, dosen memberikan materi layaknya dosen-dosen biasa yang … Read more Budaya Partisipatif dan Indonesia Tanpa Pesimisme

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Long-lasting Jet Lag After 25H Flight

The 25h long-haul flight I flew from Porto-Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur-Jakarta-Banjarmasin was completely different compared to the one I took when leaving Indonesia. Not only because I, probably, already get used to it, but also the stories that I was carrying all the way to Indonesia by then. It felt like I was having my radio on while playing the setlist that … Read more Long-lasting Jet Lag After 25H Flight

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What We Could Learn from Portuguese (Part 2)

In the previous article, I already mentioned three things that we, as human-beings, could learn from Portuguese. I know that those things don’t merely belong to Portuguese. Since I’ve been living here for a couple of months, I noticed that the life is going to be easier and happier if everyone could apply them in daily life. 1. Power of … Read more What We Could Learn from Portuguese (Part 2)

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What We Could Learn from Portuguese (Part 1)

As an Indonesian living abroad, I’ve been experiencing an abundance of great things ever in my life. I met a lot of people with pretty much different stuff like age, language, culture and you name it. Not only is it shocking, but also it’s either challenging. Fortunately, I’m living in Porto, Portugal, short of a perfect city to stay and … Read more What We Could Learn from Portuguese (Part 1)

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Biaya Hidup Tinggal di Eropa, Studi Kasus Porto

Perbedaan mata uang, kondisi ekonomi, dan berbagai faktor lain yang gue sendiri ga tahu, jadi alasan mengapa hidup di luar negeri bagi orang Indonesia kesannya sangat mahal.  ”Wah enak ya tinggal di luar negeri,” pikir gue yang kemudian bayang-bayang tersebut seketika sirna pas tahu kalo semuanya serba mahal di Eropa. Tapi sebenarnya, mahal atau murah itu relatif. Kalo bagi masyarakat … Read more Biaya Hidup Tinggal di Eropa, Studi Kasus Porto

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