Indonesia – Jakarta

Where to stay in Jakarta: a collection of hotels in Indonesia’s capital

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and the most populous city in the country, and home to approximately 10 million people. This metropolis, with more...

5 coffee shops to visit in Jakarta (part 1)

Coffee shops are part of life in Jakarta, something that locals and expats have in common. For those living in the city, the range of...

7 places and experiences to relax and unwind in Jakarta

There is no doubt: Jakarta's frenetic pace calls for activities to slow down and send the stress away. After thinking about it, I have identified...

Why you should visit local markets in Jakarta?

The biggest city in Indonesia, Jakarta, is also one of the underrated ones by travelers visiting the country. This metropolis has been the political, economic...

The ultimate 48-hour guide to Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and the most populous city in the country, and home to approximately 10 million people. This metropolis, with more...

Indonesian food: exploring the main dishes of the country

  Indonesian food is rich in spices and flavors, such as the ones that attracted Europeans to the country more than 500 years ago: nutmeg...

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 like, 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 here, probably yes. But do you know...

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...

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...
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