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

Best Cafes to Sip Coffee in Jakarta #5

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Great coffee, home baked sweet treats, light bites and fun cafe concepts are what our next 'Best Cafes to Sip Coffee in Jakarta' have in common. We’ve rounded up another 6 cafes in this increasingly creative caffeinated community for you, and hope you get a chance to visit them some time soon. As always we are skipping the international coffee chains because Continue Reading

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