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The one with the Liebster Award

I love traveling, photography, and cute things, and WordPress is really good at picking up the patterns of things you like and suggesting relevant blogs for you. That’s how I stumbled upon a blog called Indonesia in my pocket by Andine, and of course, it’s an instant love.

Now, about Liebster Award. This award aims to introduce blogs to the blogosphere, and I honestly think this is a great idea. The only thing is, this award requires you to state 7 things about you, and while I mostly write about things in my daily life in my blog, I’ve never blatantly listed little things about me as a post because I always think that nobody’s interested enough to read such things.

A few weeks ago, I got a nomination for this award from Andine (you can read her post about it here), and I’m beyond flattered that my favorite blogger nominated me for this (thanks Andine!). There’s a set of rules — like posting the logo, stating the rules, etc. — that I’m gonna ignore (I know, I’m such a bad blogger). There are only a few things that I’m following, and here’s 7 things about me and traveling (because that’s what this blog is about, mostly).

1. I prefer to travel alone. I can compromise for most things in life, but for traveling, it’s hard for me to do so (with the limited time, budget, and energy, I want to make sure I get the most of it). Traveling with someone often makes me feel bad because I’m afraid of holding them up (I stop waaay too many times to take pictures), or I could get irritated when the group decide something I don’t want to, but have to follow for the sake of sticking together. So traveling alone it is.

2. Journeys are my best time to write. Most of my favorite pieces were written when I was on the train, bus, or plane. This is another reason for solo travel: my brain works best in solitude.

3. I love bright things. Walls, doors, you name it.

bright things

4. Also, I love people watching. That’s how I come up with something fictional.

5. I’m not a fan of selfie stick. I don’t have it, and probably will never do.

6. As a result of growing up in an isolated coastal town, I have a very high standard for beaches. Most beaches don’t make it to my list, so I never really attempt to visit the beach when I go somewhere unless it has white sand and clear water, and not packed with a million people.

20121115-IMG_7376The kind of beach I had while growing up, which ruins other regular beaches.

7. I love getting lost.

Photo 29-03-2014 15 21 14I wouldn’t have found this hidden beauty if I hadn’t been lost.

I’m not nominating anyone for this award, and hopefully I won’t get cursed for ignoring a bunch of rules. Thanks again for nominating me, Andine! :)

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11 Comments

  • Reply Indonesia in my pocket

    What a beautiful set of pictures! Love them. I kind a like travelling by myself too.

    April 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm
  • Reply papabackpacker

    That’s very interesting. I like to read the post about your self. About number 5, so do me. I’m not a fan of selfie stick too :D

    April 23, 2015 at 11:21 pm
    • Reply Dixiezetha

      Glad to know that. And thanks for reading :)

      April 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply febridwicahya

    Nah kan, Mbak. Mbak. Itu foto-fotonya bikin aku mangap banget mbak ._. pantainya itu loh, bikin silau mata bagusnya :3

    April 24, 2015 at 12:49 am
    • Reply Dixiezetha

      Pantai di Sumbawa emang baguuus banget. Makasih yaa udah baca :)

      April 24, 2015 at 1:20 pm
      • Reply febridwicahya

        HIhihi bangeeet mbak :) jepretannya juga bagus ih :D

        sama-sama mbak :))

        May 3, 2015 at 2:29 am
  • Reply nuelandreas

    nice

    April 24, 2015 at 1:21 am
  • Reply alfirafitrananda

    i’m also a fan of your blooog! :)

    April 24, 2015 at 3:09 pm
    • Reply Dixiezetha

      Aww thank you so much Fira! That made my day :)

      April 24, 2015 at 4:09 pm

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