Garuda Indonesia Colours Magazine May 2019 - Page 14

Contributors contributors 22 12 72 86 MASTERCLASS Astrophotography FLAVOURS Ramadan's Festive Drinks and Desserts Vicenza Italy Jakarta Indonesia TRAVEL Beijing London UK 96 122 TRAVEL Tasikmalaya TRAVEL GA Kids Jakarta Indonesia Jakarta Indonesia Mario Cogo Vikaria Lestari Mark Parren Taylor Mario Cogo is an astrophotographer from Vicenza, Italy. His work has been published in astronomy magazines, books and digital publications, as well as being exhibited in museums and featured in NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. His other works can be seen at www.galaxlux.com Vikaria Lestari is a writer and translator whose passions are travelling, food and reading. Her hobby, amongst others, is observing the unique characteristics of different cuisines and places, which she shares later in her writing. Her published works include translated novels written by bestselling American authors, as well as travel and lifestyle articles. Mark Parren Taylor is a UK-based culture and travel reporter. His work is published throughout the world, and though his assignments can send him anywhere, he prefers East and Southeast Asia. “The speed of change is astonishing,” he says, “and at the same time there’s a satisfying balance between the new and the traditional.” Trinity is Indonesia’s leading travel writer, having written 13 national best-sellers including The Naked Traveler series. In 2017, her book was adapted into a movie titled Trinity, The Nekad Traveler. It all began in 2005 with Indonesia’s first travel blog – naked-traveler.com. Trinity also hosts a TV programme, Naked Traveler, on MNC Food. Hendri Nguriana has loved drawing since elementary school. Illustrating is his favourite way of expressing the ideas, fantasies and abstract concepts that take shape in his mind. He takes inspiration mostly from his favourite movies and video games, and from his travels. Mario Cogo adalah seorang astrografer asal Vicenza, Italia. Hasil karyanya telah diterbitkan di majalah astronomi, buku dan publikasi digital serta dipamerkan di museum dan dimuat dalam halaman Astronomy Picture of the Day milik NASA. Karya lain Cogo bisa dilihat di www.galaxlux.com Penulis dan penerjemah, Vikaria Lestari memiliki minat khusus dalam bidang pelesiran, kuliner dan membaca. Salah satu hobinya adalah mengamati keunikan kuliner serta destinasi wisata, yang dirasa cukup menarik untuk dibagikan lewat tulisan. Karya yang telah dipublikasikan antara lain, sejumlah novel terjemahan dari penulis laris Amerika serta beragam artikel mengenai pelesir dan gaya hidup. Mark Parren Taylor adalah reporter budaya dan wisata yang berbasis di London. Tulisannya telah dipublikasikan di seluruh dunia. Meskipun punya kesempatan menjelajahi berbagai negara, Taylor lebih memilih Asia Timur dan Asia Tenggara. “Kemajuan di negara-negara ini pesat sekali, tetapi keseimbangan aspek modernitas dan tradisional tetap terjaga,” ujarnya. Penulis dan travel blogger terdepan di Indonesia dengan 13 buku travel yang masuk ke jajaran best-seller nasional, termasuk seri The Naked Traveler. Pada 2017 bukunya telah diadaptasi ke film layar lebar berjudul Trinity, The Nekad Traveler. Semua bermula pada 2005, saat Trinity memulai travel blog pertama di Indonesia naked-traveler.com. Selain itu, Trinity adalah host acara TV Naked Traveler di channel MNC Food Travel. Ilustrator Hendri Nguriana, lahir dan besar di Jakarta, sudah gemar menggambar sejak masih duduk di bangku sekolah dasar. Menggambar ilustrasi baginya merupakan sarana mengekspresikan ide, khayalan serta konsep yang ada di benak. Inspirasi dan ide untuk karya-karyanya kebanyakan ia dapatkan dari film, video game dan hobi melancong. Trinity Hendri Nguriana