An Introduction to Jamu – and How To Make Your Own

Jamu is the name for traditional herbal therapy in Indonesia and most typically involves the consumption of tonics, expertly prepared by Jamu ladies using traditional ingredients sourced from nature. The World Health Organisation estimates that approximately 70% of all Indonesians use Jamu on a daily basis to enhance their health, treat a myriad of Continue Reading

Useful words and phrases in Bahasa Indonesia

You may be fortunate to be armed with an expansive Bahasa Indonesia vocabulary at your disposal when you first arrive in Jakarta, however, it is more likely that your proficiency of the language will be a little less sophisticated. If this is the case, then perhaps the following list of words will get you started and help you navigate your way around a Continue Reading