10 Minutes with Pak Nana | Jakarta Tailor

Pak Nana in his shop

Jakarta tailor, Pak Nana is a very busy man! So today he has kindly agreed to our '10 Minute Interview Challenge' before his next client steps in, or his phone begins to ring and buzz next to his sewing machine. So we had better get started ... Pak Nana, your time starts ... now! Kenalkan Pak Nana     What is your full name? My Continue Reading

Eating Healthy in Jakarta – Meet Max Mandias of Burgreens

  If you're new to Jakarta and looking to source fresh, nutritious food or you are simply interested in healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle, then this ajb post is for you. Today we have the honour of meeting and chatting with the inspiring Max Mandias - Co-founder and Executive Chef of Burgreens and arguably Indonesia's leading advocate on Continue Reading

Please meet Maria Lucia Maringka Founder of Lucy’s Batik

Today we share the story of Maria Lucia Maringka or as the Jakarta expat community knows her, Lucy of Lucy’s Batik. Lucy’s Batik is a local institution; a household name and needs little introduction, but as the curious people that we are, and in true ajb spirit of honouring local people, we spent an afternoon with Lucy to hear her story. Like many new Continue Reading