Blogging Highlights : Captured by Nita Strudwick

Nita

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

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

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

The ajb 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

It's official! The holiday season is nearly upon us. Shop local and shop small this year with our hand made and sourced in Jakarta 2016 Holiday Gift Guide. The ajb Gift Guide is all about skipping the shopping malls as much as possible this year. You can give gorgeous, handcrafted gifts and support small, local businesses in one fell swoop this holiday Continue Reading