November 28, 2018
There is no denying how important it is for us to take a little break from the world every once in a while. Of course, it doesn’t mean that you have to ditch everything you have and just climb Mount Everest – the truth is, everything is much simpler than that. Kyung Hee Kim, researcher and author, mentioned that younger generations are facing a dramatic “creativity crisis” presumably for the lack of time off they have on daily basis.
As mentioned before, taking a little break is not as hard and complicated as you might imagine. From staying home all day, going out for a swim, or exploring hidden gems in your city – the possibility is endless. If you’re planning on spending the weekend in Bandung with your loved ones, House Sangkuriang will make sure that this short amount of time will not go to waste. Enjoy!
1. Dive in!
There’s nothing more fun than to spend the whole entire day lounging by the pool. Whether to take a swim or just simply laying in one of the benches while reading books – the possibilities are endless. Because, as we all know, there are lots of fun activities you can do while you’re staying with House Sangkuriang. However, one thing you must be paying attention to is that the sun can be a cruel enemy sometimes, especially when the clock strikes 12.00. So, it is important for you to apply generous amount of sunscreen before you dive into our pool, thus you won’t get sunburn. The second most important thing, do not forget to fill up your stomach before starting any kinds of activities – we don’t want to get stomach cramps, now do we? One of the perks of staying with House Sangkuriang is that you can enjoy your delicious morning meal by the pool! Life is truly awesome.
2. Take some pictures
“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce” that was what Karl Lagerfeld said about his love for photography. For those of you who have the same passion with Karl, you’re in for a lucky treat, because House Sangkuriang is a perfect place to indulge in your hobby. One thing you’re going to start noticing once you stepped into this hotel is definitely its lovely Art Deco styled building. Surely, over the years this has become one of the main reasons behind people’s interest with House Sangkuriang, besides its cozy nuance of course. House Sangkuriang also offers numerous of cool spots for your little photo shoot session which can accommodate your needs. For example, if you are into minimalism or perhaps architectural photography, our building style will serve you just right. If you are more of a nature kind of person, worry not, for the natural beauty of House Sangkuriang will leave you gasp in awe.
3. Breakfast by the pool
Back when we were just a kid, our mothers never seem to get tired to make us finish our breakfast. Often times, we ended up feeling that breakfast is one of the most torturous way to start the day, because we either feeling not that hungry or simply way too lazy to shove some food down our throat when it’s not even 7 am just yet. However, our mothers were obviously right. Mollie Behan from University of New Hampshire stated that breakfast gives us our first energy boost which can help us get through the day. She also mentioned that breakfast is important to increase our concentration and to get rid of that groggy-ness feeling we often feel in the morning. Understanding the importance of breakfast for our lives, House Sangkuriang serves numerous of delicious and healthy breakfast every morning. As mentioned in the previous point, you can even enjoy this delicious morning meal by the pool. What a great way to start your day.
4. Exploring cool places near the hotel
Located in one of the most strategic area in Bandung, it is safe to say that you can easily get around town if you’re staying at House Sangkuriang. With Bandung’s reputation as a city with numerous of exciting and unique tourist attractions to visit, your vacation will never be disappointing because Bandung has everything for everyone. For those of you who are looking for a place to take your mind off of those pile of works at the office, Djuanda Forest Park is located 4 km from the hotel and it will be a perfect spot for your getaway. If you have a soft spot for museums, art galleries, or any types of cultural exploration activities, try NuArt Sculpture Park, Selasar Sunaryo, and Bandung Geology Museum – it will take less than 30 minutes for you to reach those destinations. Last but not least, if you are looking for a perfect place to have your evening stroll session while hunting for some pictures or buying some souvenirs, try Jalan Dalem Kaum which is located only 4 km away from House Sangkuriang. Needless to say, your stay with House Sangkuriang will be the best time of your life if you do it right!
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