Tips for Using a Tailor in Jakarta

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It's Saturday morning, and you're staring blankly at your wardrobe wondering what to wear!  Sound familiar? Perhaps you have been toying with the idea of having some new clothes made by a local tailor, but the idea sounded a little too daunting ... well worry no more. Jo and I have been using the services of a range of tailors in Jakarta for a few years 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

Our Favourite ajb Recipes – Just For You!

Today’s post is a collection of some of our favourite ajb recipes to date. Presented to you over the past 2 or so years, these recipes celebrate many of the unique and flavourful ingredients that the Indonesian archipelago is famous for. Better still, all ingredients featured in these recipes are readily available throughout Indonesia; and for those of you Continue Reading

Blogging Highlights : Captured by Nita Strudwick

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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