5 Art Galleries you should know about in Jakarta

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In a city as diverse and dynamic as Jakarta, it’s no wonder the art scene is alive and flourishing. If you are an art fan visiting or living in Jakarta, you are in for an exciting ride! The five galleries we profile today facilitate all forms of art; whether it's paintings, installations or live performances, and all support emerging artists and encourage Continue Reading

Top Spots to Stop on and around Jl. Bumi

Bumi

Thank you for joining us for another Top Spots to Stop post. This week we are on and around Jalan Bumi, (pronounced Boo-mee) a road located in the Kebayoran Baru area. In Bahasa Indonesia Bumi means 'Earth' and true to its name, tall trees line the relatively short stretch of road, along with a comfortable footpath which makes it easy to explore this block. Continue Reading

Top Spots to Stop on Jl. Cipete Raya, South Jakarta

Cipete

Happy New Post Friday! Today we are back on Jl. Cipete Raya with an updated and refreshed post for you! We first shared this 'street story' in March 2015 and since then, new vibrant businesses have moved in and sadly some have moved out. For our ajb friends new to Jakarta, Jl. Cipete Raya is located in the South Jakarta suburb of South Cipete (bordering Continue Reading

Top Spots to Stop on Jl. Cikajang Raya

Jalan Cikajang Jakarta

Jl. Cikajang Raya is located in the leafy Kebayoran Baru neighbourhood, surrounded by the bustling Jl. Prof. Joko Sutono, Jl. Wijaya 1 and the main arterial road Jl. Wolter Monginsidi. Indonesians who have worked in this area tell us 'Cikajang' has always been known for its delicious local food offerings; and up until five years ago was home to a steady Continue Reading