If you are an expat or diplomat who moves every 2-3 years, the dreaded question before the end of each posting is "How do I get rid of things that I can't bring to my next destination?" Below are . . .
When we were living in Berlin, we wanted to hang a Parol. It's a very iconic Filipino symbol for Christmas! A parol (/pɑːˈroʊl/) is a Filipino ornamental lantern that . . .
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 . . .
This is our favorite restaurant in Jakarta and is the one we frequent the most. It's our favourite place for brunch (the eggs benedict are arguably the best in the city) and it is also a fail-proof . . .
One of the great pleasures of living in Jakarta is enjoying affordable massage and reflexology treatments. The best price I found with clean and nice facilities was at Nano Health Family. (There are . . .
One of the questions new expats ask in Jakarta is where to go for dental treatment. I was really lucky that a friend of mine, who has such a beautiful smile thanks to Dr. Ruby, recommended me to her . . .
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 am totally missing the Chinese food in Jakarta. Jakarta has a big Chinese community and I learned to really appreciate Chinese food when we were based there. One of the memorable Chinese food I had . . .
When TD’s brother visited us in Jakarta, he was eager to finally cross something of his Bucket List: to try the Kopi Luwak (or Civet Cat poop coffee) which is the most expensive coffee in the world. . . .
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, . . .