Best Places to Sip Coffee in Jakarta #9

Coffee is a BIG deal here! Indonesia has a love affair with the 'coffee bean' and luckily for us, this has led to the rise of some seriously fantastic places to sip great coffee. Whether you just like to appreciate a good cup, or you’re a full-on connoisseur, there are some great places dotted around Jakarta for everyone to enjoy. Here are our Continue Reading

Establishing an organic urban garden for your Jakarta home

Weni with Stella the scarecrow Integrity of food, in particular fresh produce was always my greatest concern when we first moved to Jakarta. Not knowing where things were grown and in what environment made me feel a little uneasy. So to regain the tiniest bit of control of our fresh produce intake, I started growing a few things in my Jakarta garden and Continue Reading

A day in the life: Rachel House Nurse Ria

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Earlier this year we had the privilege of accompanying Palliative Care Nurse Ria to visit one of her patients at their home in densely populated North Jakarta. Ria's patient that day was a seriously-ill 4 month old baby boy. He is cared for at home by his mother, who is also suffering from a life-limiting condition. Ria works for Rachel House, an Continue Reading

Celebrating Easter in Indonesia with Margaretha Hanita

Gereja Katedral Jakarta (St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral) - Jakarta's Roman Catholic Cathedral is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Jakarta With the Easter Holy Week just around the corner, we are keen to share a story about the Celebration of Easter in Jakarta, in particular from the point of view of a Christian Indonesian. Today Continue Reading