This is a post in response to this post by Travel Lush, a fellow traveller and someone who currently is residing in Jakarta. I could relate to her entire post. When I was living in Jakarta I was quite . . .
Another place I regularly go to for home decor in Jakarta is Koncept Gallery Kemang. It is a small shop that is split into two sides. Both are called Koncept, but each side is owned by a different . . .
I've haven't been able to sleep lately and blogging is a way to keep my sanity, which I am, quite literally, trying to keep. So I'd like to share with you something beautiful that nourishes the soul, . . .
I don't know if I mentioned this before, but don't like clutter, so I like to find souvenirs which serve a dual purpose, like being decorative, having a function in my home, something I can use or . . .
One of my absolute favorite finds in Jakarta is Galeri Pot in Kemang Timur. Not only do they have a wide selection of shapes and colors and affordable prices, but you can also have pots AND lamps . . .
Where can one find the perfect keepsake/souvenir - that is both useful and stylish - of Jakarta? LE SOUQ was the perfect place for me before we left Jakarta, our post for four years. One of my . . .
Before our Jakarta DiploHome was taken apart, with precious pieces of it sold on Jakarta's version of Craig's List or in a Garage Sale at Taman Puri Oasis, I let the lovely Atri of Living ETC . . .
TD is a man of few things. He likes his electronics, but like most men, he doesn't really do knick-knacks. However he did want his own remembrance of Jakarta. We found this antique gun in Kemang . . .
I finally got some guest mattresses made! The best thing about them is that they fold, for easy storage when they are not in use! I got the idea from my friend Lia, who has a few for when her kids . . .
I've always been intrigued by this cluster of shops in Kemang, just around the bend on Kemang Selatan. But I always forget to go there on my way to my two favorite places in Kemang here and here. But . . .
It's time to meet the makers of fine Indonesian crafts again! I am so excited to attend one of these events showcasing so many gorgeous Indonesian made items, all in one roof (this time it's KOI . . .
I never thought anyone would ever invent a tool, that would make Grooming my dog a fun experience for me. I am allergic to dust and many other allergens and I have asthma. Grooming a dog can lead to . . .
I love my Dyson DC24 Vacuum Cleaner and I couldn't wait to get some extensions for it! Because of it's size, it is perfect for an apartment dweller like me, but it I wanted a longer hose for . . .
I was making cupcakes yesterday and I used my fresco ribbon grater for the first time to make chocolate curls. Just wanna share this nifty little product with you because before I was using my regular . . .
I finally found a place to buy wooden knitting needles! A while back, I found plastic skinny ones in Toko Maju, but I've been looking for thick wooden ones for a while now. I got a size 6.5 (33cm . . .
I wanna share another Jakarta find... a gem of a place called Pistos. It's a jewelry shop that is more accessible to my budget and with stylish, modern designs that are just to-die-for! Photos of the . . .
I've had my Dyson DC 24 vacuum cleaner for a few months now, but I wanted to write about it after using it for a couple of months to be familiar with how it works and how effective it is. I researched . . .
One of my favorite Indonesian finds is their amazing beauty secret... LULUR body scrub! It's basically their local body scrub. I don't recommend just any Lulur, since there are so many available in . . .
I'm writing this post for Nathalie, who asked me: Well, since you welcome questions.... I am thinking of having slipcovers made for my leather sofa (mainit kase). Do you know anyone? Thanks!! Why, . . .
Yay i finally got myself a Borneo Chic bag, after lusting for one ever since I attended their store launch! Though its not the cheapest, it is for a good cause, the Craft Kalimantan Network supports . . .