Luhur Dimas Putranto
Luhur Dimas Putranto was born and raised in Kediri, East Java, Indonesia. In 2011, he moved to Malang City to start college. He graduated from Brawijaya University in Malang with Bachelor of Computer Science. He likes everything about Japan, such as music, movies, anime, manga and Japanese culture. That’s why currently, he like to learn about Japanese language. His hobbies are playing soccer/futsal, cycling, playing games, listening to the music, watching movies and anime.
Five Questions For Dimas
1.) What do you do for Good Neighbor, and how does it help non-profits, charities and individual travelers?
I joined in a community called Perkantas, it was a part of International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES). From that community, I learned a lot about evangelism, discipleship and mission. I am a caring person, I like to help people. So, through Good Neighbor I also want to help people who want to go for a mission trip or for those who just go for any trips.
2.) What does “Good Neighbor Insurance” mean to you?
Being staff of Good Neighbor has a lot of meanings for me. Makes me have more love and care to help each other.
3.) Where have you traveled to/lived? What did you like about it, and what has it taught you?
I come from Kediri City, East Java. After graduated from senior high school, I decide to move from Kediri City to Malang City to start the college. It’s really fun to in Malang City, the atmosphere, scenery and the people, makes me feel at home.
I have travelled to Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Bali, and Kalimantan. The most memorable trip for me is the Mission Trip to Tamong, West Kalimantan in December 2016. From that trip, I can feel the difficultness of how missionaries to do their duty. So, I’m very grateful to be one of Good Neighbor’s staff which allow me to work, provide the best coverage, help and pray for them.
4.) Your Bucket List: What are the next three places you’d like to go, or things you’d like to do, if money were no object?
If I have money and time, first place that I would like to visit is Japan. Because I love everything about Japan, especially about the culture and the culinary. Besides that, I want to see sakura flower and some good tourism places in Japan.
And if you ask to me, “Which country do you want to visit in Europe?”, then the answer will be Italy! I want to see Colosseum and Pisa Tower. Since, I’m a big fan of football, I would also like to visit the football team there.
The other list will be in my own country, Indonesia. There are a lot of great places to visit, such as Labuan Bajo, Gili Island, Komodo Island, Raja Ampat and many more.
5.) Tell us your best travel tip, or bit of expatriate advice, to help those traveling or living overseas:
Make sure you feel safe to travel anywhere, without any doubt and always be happy.
Name two things you are grateful for?
1.) I am very grateful that God always loves and blesses me, He is always with me.
2.) I am very grateful for my family, my friends at the community, workplace and my neighborhood.