Hello, I am

Fikri Rasyid

Indonesian. Father of two. Muslim. Web developer. I’ve blogged here since 2008.

About the blog

It started with “i want a place where i can share my idea in any form that i want“. Over the years i also realize that this is also a form of self expression which helps me to connect with like-minded people.

If you enjoy what you are reading, let’s get to know each other.

Travel ✈︎

I pour hours and lots of love into these. Extensively written and photo-driven blog post. Looks better in desktop / large screen.

 

Mexico Trip (2019)

Spain Trip (2018)

Japan Trip (2017)

Recent Posts

I used to be “try to only put my best stuff out there“- kinda guy. These days i realize that it significantly held me back from doing anything so these days so i simply write and hit publish whenever I have a chance to do so.

Reliable Partner

Reliable Partner

A really important factor that one has to seriously consider when picking up partner: how reliable your partner is. Yes this girl might be really pretty, or this boy might be wealthy, and you love him/her like crazy, but the real question, in my opinion, is how...

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Personal Vlog

Personal Vlog

Circa 2017, me and my wife decided to vlog. We vlogged for a year and then we stopped because we became way too aware of what we should put on the vlog and what we should omit. It was no longer fun. The decision of where we go and what to do were somewhat affected by...

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Home Ownership Realization

Home Ownership Realization

I recently noticed that a is similar to software. We usually think that once the house is being hand over to you, it is finally done. The reality is far from that. Once the house is being hand over to you, they journey of the house actually continues: It’ll need...

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EPL & Unpredictability

EPL & Unpredictability

Couple of weeks and matches have passed and i can say that EPL is so fascinating. You just don’t know what happened next or who’ll win. Liverpool which is last year’s champions are surrounded by injury; Manchester City their closest rival seems to lost their way;...

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iPad in 2020

iPad in 2020

I recently got myself an iPad Pro and these are the consideration and experienced i’ve gathered so far. Why I think i’ve come to the point where i should separate my needs on different devices. I used to think that i won’t need an iPad: i already use Macbook Pro and...

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Farewell, Father

Farewell, Father

My father passed away last weekend. I’ve been trying my best to make sense of this situation but i don’t think I’ve been doing a good job on doing so. The last time someone close to me passed a way was years ago. In a sense i’ve been lucky not to experience these...

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Sekiro, Shadows Die Tons Of Times.

Sekiro, Shadows Die Tons Of Times.

I recently finished Sekiro Shadow Die Twice and currently re-playing it already. For those who aren’t familiar with the game, Sekiro is a action ninja game from FromSoftware who’s notoriously known for Dark Souls and Bloodborne: the games so hard but satisfying they...

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Thirty

Thirty

I turned thirty this month. A decade ago I wrote this piece while i was turning twenty and i think i owed my past and future self to write about what happened when I turn thirty. Lots of things happened in the past ten years: I’m married.I’m a father of a son and a...

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Streaming Services Review

A very quick review of three active video streaming service subscriptions I use so far: Netflix: The OG of streaming services. It has tons of titles and it has tons of originals / exclusives. However, most of their “originals” movies feels generic and formulaic tho....

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