Useful words and phrases in Bahasa Indonesia

You may be fortunate to be armed with an expansive Bahasa Indonesia vocabulary at your disposal when you first arrive in Jakarta, however, it is more likely that your proficiency of the language will be a little less sophisticated. If this is the case, then perhaps the following list of words will get you started and help you navigate your way around a Continue Reading

Dewi Haliman – Founder of Cayenne Home

  The industrial style warehouse building on Jalan Kemang Selatan inspired me to visit from the moment I first drove passed, two years ago. Tall glass windows framed in timber and a tidy grass space in front were my first memories. What drew my eye to the windows and the building itself was that it was so different to the street scape around Continue Reading

Nathalia Gunawan Founder of 1/15 Coffee

It's 9:30 am when I arrive at 1/15 Coffee, South Jakarta. Three young mums each with a toddler in tow are sipping fresh juice and the kids have milkshakes. The mums are chatting and watching over their children as they spread out on the long trestle tables with their coloured pencils and colouring books. Two University students with their laptops, Continue Reading