I'm finally home...comfy and warm on my bed. Today we experienced another FIRST for us here in Jakarta. Our car got stuck in traffic for 4+ hours en route home from my hubby's office to our home. A . . .
This is a follow-up post to the horrible customer service I received at Ace Hardware Pondok Indah Mall yesterday. I got an immediate reply to my email from the store manager today, but I am sad to say . . .
I've often said that Ace Hardware is "Housewife Heaven" here in Indonesia. It's the closest thing we have to and SM home - though nowhere as cheap! I usually go to Ace Hardware Pasaraya but with my . . .
Though it's technically my second Ramadan in Indonesia, it is actually my first. Same time last year I was mostly in Manila taking care of decorating our flat, however since it was my birthday I . . .
I can't stress how confusing the Rp 10,000 and Rp 100,000 bills are here in Indonesia. The differences may be very obvious in the image above. (Which I watermarked by the way, so as not to encourage . . .
Everyone smokes in Indonesia. It's crazy. Here in Jakarta the malls, in clubs, in restaurants... Whenever we get home from a bar/club my clothes reek of cigarette smoke! Even kids are addicted to . . .
Before we came to Jakarta we were warned by my mother-in-law not to brush with the tap water because when she was in Jakarta in the 90's she brushed her teeth with tap and got amoeba! To think that . . .
I asked my husband, how come we've never taken Garuda Airlines for local trips in Indonesia and I loved his answer: "Because Air Asia uses terminal 3, which is nicer and newer." And it totally is. . . .
Now this may sound strange, but going to Singapore to meet up with my hubby is the first time I've ever gone to an airport alone. Okay I might have done it one or two times for a domestic flight in . . .