Chris Bunjamin: Acclaimed Photographer |Active Observer

Pubumesu campaign shot at Chinatown, Jakarta (*all of the following images are by Chris Bunjamin Studio unless otherwise stated) In today’s AJB blog post we interview acclaimed Jakarta-based freelance photographer Chris Bunjamin. Having spent a considerable amount of time living overseas, Chris returned to Jakarta in 2010 to establish his studio in Continue Reading

Top Spots to Stop on and around Jl. Veteran I

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Please join us for a BIG DAY OUT in Central Jakarta! beginning with coffee (of course!) on the site of the headquarters of the Indonesian Post Office Jakarta, and the Jakarta Philatelic Office, lunch and ice-cream on what was once one of Jakarta's most fashionable streets in the Colonial Era, and finally a visit to Jakarta's first and oldest bakery. Ayo! Continue Reading

Top 5 things we have learned while living in Jakarta

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On November 29 this year, we will publish our very last post here at A Journey Bespoke. We promise this won’t be a sad ending, but a joy-filled celebration!  In the ensuing months we will close our treasured blog, A Journey Bespoke with a collection of fortnightly posts that sum up the ‘spirit of AJB’. We will celebrate what has been the most amazing Continue Reading

Green Spaces in Jakarta #5 – Taman Proklamasi

The end of the academic year is drawing to a close which means that for many in Jakarta (and elsewhere in the northern hemisphere), school holidays are on the doorstep. Certainly for both Liz and I, our attention has begun to shift to our holiday plans, in particular how we will keep our children entertained for an unusually long period (almost 8 weeks.. Continue Reading