Top Spots to Stop on Jl. Benda

The colourful alleyway next to Elements, Jl. Benda I have two early memories of Jalan Benda (Jl. Benda), located in my neighbourhood of Kemang. The first involves indulging in my first ever ‘cream bath’ at Tarra’s salon.  If you’re not familiar with a cream bath and you live in Indonesia, then shame on you! You have seriously been depriving yourself 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

Bring some street photography to your home

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What are your thoughts on including street photography as art for your home? For a long time I’ve been a fan, but only recently have I actually been the photographer. So what is it about street photography that I’m attracted to? I particularly delight in the way images captured on the street celebrate the beauty and goodness in people and cultures, Continue Reading