While we were based in Jakarta, TD coined the term "pork tourism", because when we were deprived of pork in mostly Muslim Jakarta, we realised how much we loved and ate pork. When we would go on . . .
Tips for Expats Moving to Jakarta
Sharing more info that may be useful to expats moving to Jakarta. I want to be honest about some of the things that we experienced when we moved to Jakarta in the hopes that it will help other expats . . .
Framed Batik Stamp Indonesia Keepsake
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 . . .
JAKARTA FINDS: French Pastry Cooking Class
The actual title of this cooking class was French Choux Cooking Class. This was one of the best cooking classes I attended while I was in Jakarta because, teacher Cindy Sunogo wanted it to be a . . .
Affordable Decor at Galeri Pot Jakarta
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 . . .
Le Souq Modern Indonesian Home Decor
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. . . .
DIPLO HOME featured on Living ETC Indonesia
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 . . .
What you should know about Apartment Renting in Jakarta
Renting in Jakarta was not easy for us. If you are coming to Jakarta as an expat and you have to look for your own place and negotiate with your landlord, without help from your company or embassy, . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Beerdy Virtual Golf
For golf-lovers out there who want to play golf while having drinks without having to go far, this restaurant is for you! The food is okay, and I liked their beer promos. I love the green interiors of . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Favorite Fastfood Burger
One of the things I'll miss in Jakarta is my favorite fast food burger, the Mozza Burger from A&W. Whenever I need a quick bite to eat (so not a chillax Jakartan!) and there is an A&W around, . . .
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