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Airbnb 101

We love Airbnb! Alhamdulillah, thank God we have very nice experiences staying in Airbnb accommodation 5 times already. Several friends asked us about the process of booking it and more of the DOs and DONTs, hence we are now posting about it.

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Mother Russia, Cold Yet Colorful

Mother Russia is a cold country, not just the weather (duh..) but also the people. There weren’t many locals who could understand or speak English. Even the Russian alphabet just kinda look like a mixed-up version of the Latin alphabet, like it was written for codes and exchanging national secrets in war time, an Imitation-Game-kinda-thing. During the trip, we communicated using body-language, hand-signs and distinct eyebrows movement with the locals; often with no good outcome in the end. Most of the museums and Metro stations do not have English signage; but thank God some museums have English audioguides. We did managed to find KFC and McDonald’s outlets that have English menu and some good pricier (but still affordable) restaurants, international caf├ęs have also English menu, so dining is not a big issue for us. Strikingly, most of the taxi drivers we got there, were the ones that quite easy to talk to and they sounded well-informed about Jakarta, Indonesia, being the largest muslim country and all, even the story about East Timor. In fact, we exchanged contact details with one named Andrei since he was so eager to go to Bali, Indonesia. People could surprise you, we think.

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@normie610 Instagram

  • Let there be light even in the darkest places hellip
  • Happy Islamic New Year! Another stunning example of intricate geometrichellip
  • Father  son quality time     travelhellip
  • The serenity of the sea can be very soothing andhellip
  • Blazing hot     travel travelphotography iphone iphone7hellip
  • Lazy time indeed    travel travelphotography iphone iphone7hellip
  • Back in Balibut this time not so enjoyable because ofhellip
  • Definitely the best sounding IEM at the moment  hellip
  • Happy Eid AlAdha my fellow muslims!    travelhellip

@larissaduliar Instagram

  • Like a model cant wait to collab with these beautifulhellip
  • If we were truly the people of alhamdulillah we wouldnthellip
  • Will you sacrifice by putting an end to your badhabitshellip
  • Tis late afternoon we lost the cutestbaby kitten in thehellip
  • I know I very much like to eat but justhellip
  • aglioolio with grilled chicken breast for brunch one of myhellip
  • Always love komunal88 freshlybaked homemadebread kinda reminded me of gettinghellip
  • Some time in your life maybe you think to yourselfhellip
  • Its a kopimanyar kinda situation Lefttoright a tech device tohellip