These are a few of our favourite things…

When moving to any new place, (be it a town, city or country), it takes time to discover the local secrets. Since arriving in Jakarta, Liz and I have gradually uncovered some little treasures that we are excited to share, especially so, as these products are either locally made or locally grown. So if you are new to town, firstly 'Welcome!' We hope Continue Reading

Pottery for Kids at Indoestri Makerspace

We have long been fans of Indoestri Makerspace, following their journey through their inspiring Instagram feed. Indoestri’s desire to nurture and develop an individuals’ creativity (regardless of age or ability) is a value that resonates with ajb. Therefore, when Indoestri approached us to collaborate in a ‘Pottery for Kids’ workshop, how could we Continue Reading

10 Top Spots to Stop on Jl. Terogong Raya

  There is no denying, Jakarta streets are vibrant, spirited, challenging, in places grotty, as well as boasting natural beauty, often grid-locked and possessing mind-blowing extremes and contrasts. Jl. Terogong Raya in South Jakarta is no exception. This stretch of road meanders from the far edge of Pondok Indah over two waterways and winds Continue Reading

Green Spaces in Jakarta – #1 Taman Suropati

Nita

Green. I feel relaxed just thinking about it! How does green make you feel and what do we associate with this colour? The colour green is known to sooth and relax both mentally and physically. It is also known to alleviate nervousness and anxiety.  But perhaps most importantly, especially in such a busy city as Jakarta, green offers a sense of renewal and Continue Reading