Best Of : Places to Sip Coffee in Jakarta

Best coffee spots in Jakarta

We are breaking with tradition this week and bringing you not ONE, but a BUNDLE of posts to enjoy this weekend. If you are a new ' a journey bespoke' reader or new to Jakarta, a very warm welcome to you! Over the next couple of weeks we will be serving up some of our favourite posts, refreshed and updated. Today we are beginning where our friendship began Continue Reading

Memories and the Meaningfulness of Ramadan

As we draw to the end of the month of Ramadan; a period of time considered most holy on the Islamic calendar, we invite two Muslim friends to share their perspectives on what Ramadan and the ensuing festivities of Eid-ul Fitr mean to them. Firstly, we introduce you to Ibu Hani, who is most likely familiar to you as we featured Ibu Hani's inspiring life Continue Reading

ajb’s Top 10 Travel Hacks for 2017

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As Expats we are often on the go! Whether it’s a visit to our home country, a family holiday, work trip or a weekend getaway, we need to pack a bag, and the aim is to pack it right.  We’ve both done it—packed shorts when we needed jeans, or long sleeves when we needed t-shirts. Mastering any skill requires practice and a lot of trial and error ... we are Continue Reading

In Pictures : Ramadan Preparations in Jakarta

Jakarta prepares for Ramadan

Part of the excitement of living in a different culture than our own, is exploring and understanding the traditions of our adopted country. This weekend in Indonesia (and across the Muslim world) begins the Holy Month of Ramadan, a most significant event on the Islamic calendar. In today's post we share with you a range of images of people in Jakarta Continue Reading