Say Hello to Evie from Monolog Quality Coffee Co.

Almost 18 months ago, Liz took me to a cafe called Monolog. I recall her telling me that the cafe was in the car park of a shopping centre. I must admit the sound of the locale had me a little worried, but my concerns were quickly put to rest as I was faced with a chic European-inspired alleyway lined with seats and tables and filled with the buzz of people Continue Reading

Loving right Now – Local EDIT

Loving Local, Buying Local and Supporting Local is a philosophy that has started to gain momentum in Jakarta, with social media being at the forefront of this message. Studies show that communities who support local, 'encourage the uniqueness of communities, reduce environmental impact, create jobs, promote a sense of community and encourage local Continue Reading

Tropical Flowers of Indonesia

How can you walk past the beautiful and vibrant flower shops of Jakarta and not be drawn in by all that colour! Take the time to stop and have a look. The vendors are often keen to share their knowledge and are happy for you to simply look and appreciate. But the bonus is that you can walk away with an armful of beautiful locally grown flowers for a very Continue Reading