Hello, I am Fikri Rasyid

I've blogged here since 2008
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Eid Al-Adha 2018

There was celebration of Eid Al-Adha in the middle of August 2018. My extended family from my mother side has its own tradition when it comes to celebrating Eid Al-Adha. In my family, the day is generally can be divided into three parts: The actual ritual, family...

Groceries at Superindo Dago

I recently purchased Sony A7ii + 28mm f2.0 OSS lens earlier this month to achieve full-frame mirrorless experience with wider field of view and better dynamic range. I'm so excited and carrying it everywhere including to the supermarket. I can say the that the result...

An Afternoon in Rainbow Garden

I have been to Lembang's Floating Market couple of times. I knew that they are expanding their site with new thematic parks (if you can call them "parks") but i haven't had a chance to visit it. Couple of weeks a go my in-laws are in town and we have this free time on...

Eid Mubarak 2018

Me and my wife have a pact to take turns on big family holiday such as Eid Mubarak and Eid Al-Adha: If this year we celebrate it in Bandung (my hometown), next year we'll celebrate it in Cirebon (her hometown). This year is Cirebon's turn. We'll celebrate Eid Mubarak...

Genggong Iftar 2018

This year I had a chance to attend iftar with my close college friends (we deliberately reference ourself as Genggong for the sake of referencing) besides my #LimamuUnite buddies. We were close friends during college due to the class we were in  and this year marks a...

Routines feat Interest in Photography

It was a normal weekend for us. We need to go to places, doing chores, and stuffs. In spirit of practicing to "see" through things, I carried my Sony α6000 + E 35mm f1.8 OSS lens and captured picture here and there through out the day. I hope you like it. Early Day at...

The Art of Seeing Things

It feels super weird to found out that some words means nothing for you at that time but years later it just clicks and you finally get it. It was one of my lecturer, Mr. Eki, who said that photography is mainly about the art of seeing things (rephrased). I didn't get...

#LimamuUnite Iftar, 2018

I've written about this circle of friends of mine on the blog. We were bunch of class of 2018 English department students at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia from across classes and programmes. It started as impromptu hangout at this food court called Limamu near our...

Snapping Pictures While Go-Riding Back Home

This is not the best nor the safest idea ever, but this is what i kinda of did this morning. Spoiler: it ends up being quite fun to be honest. These are some relatively worthy picture that I took during the ride. This all started with me not dropping the car on the...

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The Art of Seeing Things

The Art of Seeing Things

It feels super weird to found out that some words means nothing for you at that time but years later it just clicks and you finally get it. It was one of my lecturer, Mr. Eki, who said that photography is mainly about the art of seeing things (rephrased). I didn't get...

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On Marriage

On Marriage

This is totally subjective. However, If I have to sum up marriage in one word, it'll be this: AMPLIFIER Marriage amplifies everything, both good and bad, multiple times. For every fancy moment you saw on your social media feed about marriage, kids, and family life,...

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Hanya Berdagang dengan Yang Seagama

Hanya Berdagang dengan Yang Seagama

Salah satu teori yang cukup populer (ada beberapa teori, silahkan Googling sendiri) mengenai penyebaran islam di Nusantara adalah Islam masuk melalui perdagangan yang dilakukan oleh para pedagang yang datang dari daerah Gujarat (India). Bayangkan apa yang terjadi jika...

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Are you into video? Check out our YouTube Channel

Me and my wife started family-related YouTube channel in late 2016. Recent videos:

Japan Trip 2017 | Vlog 25

#fikrizkiya2017 Eps. 25. We went to Japan! Several places that we visited: Tokyo: Asakusa / Senso-Ji, Akihabara, Odaiba (1:1 scale Gundam at DiverCity Plaza), East Garden Imperial Palace, Shibuya, Harajuku, Shinjuku, VR Zone...

Wireless Headphone Jabra Move | #NGOPREK 02

Akhirnya, #NGOPREK episode ke 2! 😂 Di kesempatan kali ini gue mau ngebahas satu tool yang cukup vital untuk mendukung pekerjaan: wireless headphone! Untuk kebutuhan wireless headphone ini gue memilih wireless headphone-nya...

Sleeping Forest Bandung | Eps. 23

#fikrizkiya2017 Eps. 23. We-time day! Gue dan Nji jalan-jalan berdua aja, refreshing ceritanya. Kita beli stok kue kering di Baltos, nyobain kafe yang (relatif) baru bernama Sleeping Forest, lalu menyambangi May Outfit untuk...