Tropical Fruits of Indonesia

During Rambutan season, their spiky skin can be found littering the streets

The original version of the following post was first published in January 2015 - approximately one year after my family arrived in Jakarta. Since compiling that post, we have continued to sample (and thoroughly enjoy) many new local fruits and hence an updated and extended version of Tropical Fruits of Indonesia was required (see below). We hope you find Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Visit Kota Tua and Sunda Kelapa

sea vessels

Today we introduce you to our new series, “5 Reasons”. Inspired by a desire to continue exploring Jakarta and beyond, "5 Reasons" will: take you to new places, experience new foods and uncover new activities for you to try - whilst giving you 5 Reasons as to why you need to try these things for yourself (no second-guessing!) Today we invite you to join us on Continue Reading

Visitors’ edition : Family visiting with young children

Visitors' edition- Family Visiting Feature Image

Today we are excited to be launching our 'Visitors’ Series'. This is a Lifestyle Series based on some recent first hand experiences of hosting guests in Jakarta and was inspired by A list of little things we do for house guests visiting Jakarta post. ’Family Visiting With Young Children’ is the first post in the series. What will be included in the Continue Reading