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Launching and Discussion of the Book “Bangkok Rasa Lokal”

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event description in English (Untuk Deskripsi dalam Bahasa Indonesia lihat bawah)

On 25 April at 1-3 PM SEA Junction will host the launching of the book “Bangkok Rasa Lokal; Wisata Anti Mainstream di Bangkok dan Sekitarnya” or “Exploring Bangkok like Locals; Anti-Mainstream Destinations in Bangkok and Surroundings”. Written by three Indonesian women, Irene Diyah, Decita Tulyastri and Pungki Utami, the book is unique in that it presents their view of Bangkok, as inhabitants of the city, for an Indonesian public. There insights provide an alternative to mainstream guidebooks and stresses the importance of going off the most beaten tracks to discover more of Bangkok. 

At the event two of the writers, Decita Tulyastri and Pungki Utami, will share their reasons to write the book and explain more about its content. The event will be in Indonesian, but if non-Indonesian speakers are interested, translation will be provided. The book will be for sale at the special price of TBH210 (normal price for Thailand TBH 220).

 

Back cover information translated in English:

Where to go while in Bangkok? Grand Palace? Chatuchak Weekend Market? Madame Tussauds? Been there, done that! Dare trying to experience something extraordinary? How about travelling like locals in this City of Angels? Written by Indonesians living in Bangkok, the book offers a different point of view on tourist destinations in Bangkok.  Apart from new places, this book also contains various useful information on lively annual festivals, modes of transportation, family-oriented destination, and last but not least, halal restaurants around the city. Be prepared for something different for your Bangkok experience and happy holidays!

Deskripsi Even dalam Bahasa Indonesia

Pada tanggal 25 Juni 2017 pada jam 1 – 3 PM SEA Junction akan mengadakan launching buku “Bangkok Rasa Lokal; Wisata Anti Mainstream di Bangkok dan Sekitarnya”. Buku ini sangat unik karena ditulis oleh tiga penulis perempuan Indonesia dan mendiskipsikan kota di mana mereka tinggal untuk publik Indonesia pula. Infomasi yang mereka memberikan mengundang wisatawan Indonesia agar  menelusuri tempat-tempat yang “tidak mainstream”.

Pada acara peluncuran, dua dari tiga penulisnya, Decita Tulyastri dan Pungki Utami, akan membicarakan kenapa mereka menulis buku tersebut dan memberi informasi tambahan mengenai isi.  Bukunya akan dijual dengan harga khusus TBH 210 (harga biasa untuk Thailand TBH 220).

 

Informasi kover buku dalam bahasa Indonesia

Jalan-jalan ke Bangkok, mau ke mana saja? Grand Palace? Chatuchak Weekend Market? Madame Tussauds? Ah, itu sudah biasa! Mau yang luar biasa? Cobalah travel like locals alias mencecap langsung pengalaman wisata ala penduduk setempat.

Ditulis dan dirangkum oleh penghuni kota Bangkok, Bangkok Rasa Lokal: Wisata Anti-Mainstream di Bangkok dan Sekitarnya menyajikan sudut pandang berbeda tentang destinasi wisata di Bangkok dan sekitarnya. Bukan hanya wahana baru, Anda juga akan memperoleh informasi tentang festival-festival tahunan, moda-moda transportasi, dan tempat-tempat wisata keluarga yang sesuai dengan kantong Anda, termasuk makanan halal. Bersiaplah untuk liburan yang anti-mainstream!

 

Organizers:

SEA Junction, OUR Venue to Connect on Southeast Asia (see https://seajunction.org) SEA Junction aims to foster understanding and appreciation of Southeast Asia in all its socio-cultural dimensions –from arts and lifestyles to economy and development. Conveniently located at Room 408 of the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre or BACC (across MBK, BTS National Stadium) SEA junction facilitates public access to knowledge resources and exchanges among students, practitioners and Southeast Asia lovers. For more information see seajunction.org and join the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1693055870976440/

 

Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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