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5 places to buy gifts in Jakarta

The holiday season is around the corner, and many people are getting ready to buy presents for family and friends. Being in Jakarta, the ideal...

What is the Javanese Lulur, the famous ritual found in spas in Indonesia

  Have you ever heard of Javanese Lulur? If you have already visited a spa in Indonesia, or live in the country, then probably yes....

Staycation at Raffles Jakarta

That Jakarta is a chaotic city, everyone already knows. Traffic everywhere and endless motorcycles make anyone's routine faster and more stressful. To help you relax...

What is it like to be an expat in Jakarta?

When speaking of Jakarta, many people don't know the location of the city, much less think of living in the capital of Indonesia. So, after...

Inside MOJA, the first interactive museum in Jakarta

MOJA is the most recent museum in Jakarta - having opened its doors in October 2018 - and brings an interactive museum concept to the...

What you need to know about the temples of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Yogyakarta is located in Central Java, Indonesia, a region that was once home to kingdoms that left behind many temples in the area, but two...

Guide to visiting Yogyakarta, the cultural city of the island of Java, Indonesia

Want to visit Yogyakarta and are looking for the best things to do in this cultural city? You're in the right place! This post will...

A quick guide to enjoy the best of Langkawi archipelago in Malaysia

The Langkawi archipelago in Malaysia consists of 99 islands located where the Andaman Sea meets the Straits of Malacca, very close to Thailand. The archipelago...

5 facts you need to know about Indonesia

Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia situated between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and covers an area slightly three times the size...

Visiting Northern Taiwan: a day-trip from Taipei

If you are staying more than 3 days in Taipei, and want to spend some time learning more about Taiwan's culture and getting in touch...
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