About the Author

monasHello, my name Intan Putri Rastini and I can say that I am half Balinese half Javanese. Both of my parents are Balinese but they live in Java island.

I was raised in a city called Surabaya, and I love it. Then when I was a toddler my family and I moved to a town named Sidoarjo. Sometimes me and my family had holidays in Bali, Bandung and Jakarta because we have families there.

I spent my study stages in primary schools at Sidoarjo, then I chose a university in Surabaya, ITS, and I dropped out. Later on I continue studying in a college, Surabaya Hotel School without an official graduation. I did freelance jobs at a few hotels or catering services in either Surabaya or Sidoarjo.

wild westThere was a time before I entered the university, I stayed in Jakarta for a while. And as I predicted, I always love big cities. jkt1034

In my twenties, I moved to Bali for fulfilling a job offer. I quit my job and went back to my home in Java. In the next year afterwards, I was purposed and got married. Ever since, I live in Bali now with my new family.

We live in a quite remote village in Tabanan, Bali. It’s Banjar Dinas Angkah Gede. Way very different from big cities I ever live or visit, it is approximately 8 km to reach the nearest traditional market and shop complex. There’s no high speed internet connection here (how sucks!) so I can’t post any photos better or as many as I want it.

In this blog archived my posts from 2011 to 2013. But there’s missing, no post in 2012 at all! Why? Because I did blogging in my tumblr blog instead. Really I lack of consistency! asgarden.tumblr.com contains my after-wedding life and about my first pregnancy. I think Tumblr is a more fun blog rather that WordPress and Blogspot, so I fill my tumblr blog with fun stuff and it is delivered in fun version.

When I was in junior high school, I also write blogs:

cruxbox.blogspot.com and inblock.blogspot.com

they contains not much. Only a few posts of my old thoughts and all about my interests at that age 😀

And then when I was in senior hi:


it contains mostly IT lesson requisitions. In senior hi I was asked to represent my school in a blog competition together with my IT teacher and two boys as a team, but we didn’t win it 😛

The man who first introduced me to IT: email, forum and blog is my father.

where I live now with my new family….


contact me: livelyintan@live.com Addess: Br. Dinas Angkah Gede, Desa Angkah, Kec. Selemadeg Barat, Tabanan – Bali 82162




12 thoughts on “About the Author

  1. wah, kisah hidup yg seru. dari kota2 besar lalu kembali ke kampung. asyik sekali sptnya kembali ke keheningan setelah capek dg hiruk pikuk kota. salam kenal, intan.. btw, udah gabung bali blogger? ikut di sana yuk. biar makin seru. ;))

    • Halo salam kenal juga Mas Anton. Saya masih ada keinginan untuk balik ke kota, sih hehehe… Di kota seru urban lifestyle yang ditawarkan sedangkan di desa seru buat adventure dan yang lebih enak banyak space disediakan oleh alam buat yoga 🙂
      About BBC, actually I’ve been workin’ on it before. Makasih ya mas.

    • Hai salam kenal juga mba mirahtadi. Saya senang bisa nambah teman disini nih. Iya saya orang Bali, ini anak kedua saya, Kavin baru aja upacara oton yang kedua dan MPASI nya udah jalan di 7 bulan 🙂

  2. halo mak, waaaah impian banget tinggal di desa … setelah nikah, impianku pengin tinggal di desa yg masih banyak sawahnya, bekerja di rumah nulis blog ato nulis buku eh sayang bengkel pak suami ada di jakarta … gak gampang memulai usaha dari nol apalagi di tempat yg jauh

    • Mungkin kalo udah jadi pensiunan bisa tinggal di desa yang tenang. Mulai dari sekarang bisa nabung dulu 😉
      Makasih udah ninggalin jejak disini mbak.

    • Hello. Thank you for visiting my blog too. I wish I can learn german more fron you. Learning German is difficult because the language is pretty complicated. Well, I don’t know why you couldn’t post a comment on my articles, I think you have been conmenting on one of my blog post before 🙂

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