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Going to the beach: Is there any dress code?

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This happened some time ago. There was this one beach that went viral for separating men and women. People called it “Pantai Syar’i”, literally means “shar’i beach” (or “Islamic beach”, if you mind). Personally I don’t agree with this. I even think it’s kinda ridiculous. First of all, not everyone in the country is Muslim […]

Auditing Japanese

JPN 201: Learning Japanese Further

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It’s summer break now. My Japanese class actually ended in the beginning of last May. I mean, I should’ve written about this sooner but my hand was kinda tied. Last semester might have been the toughest semester for me. I had to do comps and I even had to skip my Japanese classes for a […]

Dramas and Movies

Yuuzai: Guilt and Forgiveness

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I could finally watch Yuuzai/My friend “A”. This is a new movie of Ikuta Toma’s (ok, I owe you a post about him. I will do it later). Well, it’s not that new of a movie actually. It was released last year (2018). Remember when I had a transit in Japan and planned to watch […]

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Studying Abroad: Should you?

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When I was asked to speak in the “Scholarship Hunting: Exploring the world through scholarship” seminar, the committee requested me to encourage the participants so that they could feel motivated in applying for a scholarship to pursue their study abroad at the end of the event. I felt – and still feel – “dilemmatic” 🙈😅 Here […]