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

Top Spots to Stop on Jl. Cikajang Raya

Jalan Cikajang Jakarta

Jl. Cikajang Raya is located in the leafy Kebayoran Baru neighbourhood, surrounded by the bustling Jl. Prof. Joko Sutono, Jl. Wijaya 1 and the main arterial road Jl. Wolter Monginsidi. Indonesians who have worked in this area tell us 'Cikajang' has always been known for its delicious local food offerings; and up until five years ago was home to a steady Continue Reading