An afternoon with Talita Setyadi of BEAU Bakery & Cafe

Move to a new country and you quickly become aware of the things that are of greatest importance to you. Family safety and security is an obvious number one; but a definite second for me was securing quality food for my family of five. Nutritious western-style bread was one item that seemed to be particularly elusive in those early days. Being confronted Continue Reading

Making the Most of Expat Life in Jakarta with Daleen Fourie

Today we introduce you to a very special person. Daleen Fourie (pronounced, ‘Dalian’) has been an expat for numerous years, having lived in 7 different countries (and counting!). As a mother of 4 children, Daleen is a very busy lady indeed, yet as you will see, still has time to give to others through engagement in her community; whilst also making the most Continue Reading

Blogging Highlights : Captured by Nita Strudwick

Nita

This week begins a new chapter for our gorgeous friend and talented photographer Nita Strudwick. On Wednesday Nita, her husband and daughter boarded a plane bound for the UK to begin exciting new adventures. Our long term ajb readers would know Nita has been with ‘a journey bespoke’ since the very beginning. Nita captured the very first shots of Jo and I Continue Reading

Sarita Ibnoe: Multi-Talented Jakarta Artist

Sarita Ibnoe

This morning we introduce Sarita Ibnoe, an inspiring 28 year old who was born in Jakarta; as a child dreamed of being an Illustrator, trained as a Graphic Designer in Kuala Lumpur and London, and now works in multiple roles as Art Gallery Manager, Painter, Weaver and more recently Business owner of Clothing brand 'Petang Hari' translated as 'Evening Continue Reading