Tuesday, January 30, 2018

7 Kinds of Bangs that Can Make You Look Like Korean Artist

South Korea is one of the fashion centers in the world. It is undeniable that anything related to South Korea can affect some countries, especially Indonesia. Not just Korean dramas, but fashion style from the artists as well, starting from fashion clothing, hair fashion, healthy lifestyle and others. South Korea is famous for its cute fashion appearance and of course the majority of women there have a slim body. No wonder if every style of fashion they apply is always followed by many young people.

In addition, South Korean women's hair style is also synonymous with bangs. Bangs will make them look more beautiful. However, it is not South Korean women who can have good bangs hair style, we can also have it. But, before we cut our bangs, we have to adjust it to our face shape so as not to cut pieces. If we miss-cut our bangs, it's not so pretty, but it'll look weird. For that, here are some forms of bangs that we can apply in accordance with the shape of our face, and certainly will look like Korean women.

See Through Bangs
These thin bangs can make us look fresher.

Full and Blunt Bangs
Bangs are suitable for us who want to look cute like a Korean artist

Side Swept Bangs
Many of us have bangs like this. This bangs just combed to the side only and it will make we look feminine. These bangs are also suitable for chubby cheeks.

Choppy Bangs
Not everyone matches these bangs, so we need the courage to try it out.

Curly Bangs
Bangs are suitable for us who have curly hair.

Center Parted Fringe
These bangs like a curtain in the middle drawn to the side. This will make our face look balanced

Wispy Bangs

These bangs are suitable for those who have long hair and this can be for any type of face shape

Monday, January 29, 2018

The Unique Rumah Adat from Flores Indonesia; Mbaru Niang

 Talking about art, Indonesia has various forms of art such as dance art and art in the form of objects such as traditional houses (Rumah Adat). Rumah adat are traditional houses built in any of the vernacular architecture styles of Indonesia. The traditional houses and settlements of some hundreds ethnic groups of Indonesia are extremely varied and have their own specific history. Each province in Indonesia has a different form of Rumah Adat and very unique one of which is Rumah Adat Mbaru Niang.

Mbaru Niang is a traditional house located on the island of Flores Indonesia. Mbaru Niang traditional house is very unique conical shape and has 5 floors with a height of about 15 meters. The roof of this house is made of palm leaves covered with fibers or weeds and roof frames made of bamboo while the pillars of the house using a large and strong wood. And unusually again, this house does not use nails like other houses, but uses a strong rattan rope to bind the construction of the building. Mbaru Niang is not very big, but can accommodate about 6-8 families. 

Each floor of this house has different names and functions. The first level is called lutur or tent, commonly used as a shelter and gathering with family. The second level is a lobo or attic that serves to put groceries and everyday items. The third level is called lentar to put the seeds of crops used for cultivation, such as corn seeds, rice, and nuts. The fourth level is called lempa rae, which is room for food stock in case of crop failure or the crop is less successful due to drought, and the fifth is called hekang kode to place the offering offerings to the ancestors.

However, the traditional house of Mbaru Niang has becomes a rarity, because there are only a few remaining and only reside in the remote village of Wae Rebo which is isolated on the mountains.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Come to this romantic island with your lover! Sikuai Island

 Padang is one of the cities in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The city is very famous for its legendary story of Malin Kundang. And also you must know how delicious dish of Padang that favored by many people. Padang cuisine is very tasty and it will make you addicted. However, not the dishes of the paddies that we will discuss now but we will discuss about the beautiful sights are stored in the city.

Padang has many beautiful sights. One of them is Sikuai Island. The island is located about half a mile from the city center precisely in Bungus, Teluk Kabung, Padang city, West Sumatera province, Indonesia and it can be reached by sea transportation such as boat through Muara port within 45 minutes and from Airud Bungus pier within 35 minutes.

This island including romantic islands because of its calm and comfortable atmosphere so that this island is perfect for couples who spends vacation time or just a honeymoon. On this island there is a very beautiful beach. We can do various activities there such as snorkeling, diving, swimming or just walking on the beach.
On this island there are already some facilities, one of them is hotel. So when you go there, you do not need to be hard anymore if you have to stay. There are several types of hotel rooms and of course the price varies from Rp. 800.000 / night - Rp. 4.000.000 / night.

So, if you are still confused about choosing a place that you will enjoy with your couple, you can make this island as the best choice.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Favorite Snack When We were Elementary School; Kue Cubit

When we were elementary school, there are many kinds of snacks that are sold in our school environment. And of course, all the snacks are very tempting and it makes us want to buy them. Snacks are quite famous when we are elementary school among others; egg rolls, kue cubit, cilok, leker and many others. But one of my favorite school time snacks is kue cubit. How about you? For that, this time Pesona Lokal will discuss about kue cubit and how to make it.

Kue cubit is a very small and very well-known snack in Jakarta. These cakes are usually sold in school environments or in playgrounds. Kue cubit uses milk and wheat flour as the main ingredient in the form of a mold. Why this cake is called kue cubit? Because at the time of manufacture, the mature kue cubit is taken from the mold using chopsticks so that it is pinched.

In the development of the era, kue cubit has been innovating into several variants of flavor and has been sold in several cafes, such as; Chocolate Kue Cubit, Cheese Kue Cubit, Mocca Powder  Kue Cubit, Green Tea Kue Cubit, Red Valvet Kue Cubit.

You can also make it at home because the way kue cubit making is very easy. The ingredients for making kue cubit that you need are 3 eggs, 100 grams of sugar, 100 grams of flour, 100 grams melted butter, 1 packet of vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder.

How to make it? First, enter the eggs and sugar in a basin, then shake until fluffy using a hand shake or mixer, gradually put the flour into the whisk while stirring constantly. After all three of them enter, pour melted butter and stir well until smooth. After that, add baking powder, baking soda, and vanilla extract. Preferably this dough is left for at least five minutes. That way, kue cubit dough will expand and contain more when cooked. Then preheat the lacquered molded cubes on the stove with low heat. Pour the dough and cook until the level of maturity to taste. Cook until cooked. Once cooked, take the cake from the mold using the chopsticks. Finally, kue cubit is ready to serve.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Want to look stylish but have a "Limited Budget"? Do not worry; here are some tips for it!

Fashion style is very needed by women and it will always develop with the times. Many women who want to look stylish. Obviously, it will make our financial expenses (women) will increase because to appear stylish requires a large enough funds. However, what if our funds are limited? Do we have to bury our dreams to look stylish? Stay calm baby, we can still look stylish with our little funds. Here are some tips so we can look stylish with limited funds.

1. We should be able to determine the time when to look stylish. Whether when we go out with friends, go to college; go to work or when we attend an event only. Do not always look stylish at all times.

2. Recycle our old clothes. If we have old clothes that are a bit shabby and dull, we do not immediately throw it away because we can still recycle into clothing that can look better. Like black jeans whose color has turned into dull, we can take it to the “naptol” to get its color back to black.

3. Shop for used clothes. Who said shopping for embarrassing shirts? That's a big mistake. Because used clothes also have a pretty good quality. We just need to be smart to choose it. Besides the cheaper price, we can also get clothes that are still pretty good quality.

4. Provide special funds every month to shop for clothes. In this case, we do not have to provide too much funding. In accordance with the needs of clothing that we want to use it just about Rp. 250.000-300.000 but can be routine every month.

5. Increase clothes that are neutral colors such as black, gray and white because these colors have many benefits. Suppose we have black pants or skirts, we can mix matching with other colored clothing.

6. Do not forget to see how much the clothing price discounts before we buy it. This is very important, because the more discounts, the less money we have to spend.

So, that's some tips that we can apply for our appearance to be stylish with a very limited budget. Good luck.

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