Category: Lifestyle

Get Fit with Houbii Urban Adventure Park

Indonesia Expat sat down with Ms. Sylvia Effendi, Marketing Director of Houbii Urban Adventure Park and Mr. Jimmy Jagapati, Head of Houbii Sports Academy to talk about...

A Journey into History at Tugu Hotel, Malang

Known worldwide for its rich historical heritage, Tugu Hotel brilliantly tells many stories that will make you travel back in time. Inspired by styles of the colonial...

trains

Never the Trains Shall Meet

Not long ago, any authentic Indonesian model railway set required dozens of tiny model passengers perched precariously on the roofs of carriages. Occasionally, some...

Bali’s Late Night Eats

It is no secret that Bali never sleeps, so it may come as a surprise that many restaurants take their last orders sometime around 9pm. Luckily for night owls, party...

homecoming

My Life and Times in Jakarta: Homecoming is not What It Seems

I’m not going to lie. I miss my expat lifestyle in Indonesia. On particularly lucid nights when the child is asleep and we’re crumpled on the sofa watching yet...

Developing Resilience in School Students may Help Combat Youth Suicide and Bullying

Young people should be encouraged to regard failure as part of success, a leading educator believes. Lance King, an education consultant who will be conducting workshops...

Sextortion Scam Uses Hacked Passwords

Indonesia continues to block pornographic websites, but people living here continue to view them, putting themselves at risk of a sextortion scam. In recent weeks, a few...

Universal Care Clinic: Treatment from Within

The Universal care clinic is a private family and general practice clinic located in the Kuningan area, at the very heart of Jakarta City. Shedding new light on the idea...

Top 10 Indonesian Statues

Not just the tallest, this list also includes some of Indonesia’s most controversial statues.   Garuda Wisnu Kencana Where: Bukit Ungasan, Badung regency, Bali...

Chores and Children

Expat children and household help usually go hand-in-hand when you’re living in Indonesia. It’s always been advantageous for us to have help around but as my...

Get Pampered at Tarra’s Salon – Midwestern Hospitality Right Here in Jakarta

For this review, I did one of the most difficult things I could do as a brunette –  go blonde. This was not planned at all. I went in to Tarra’s Salon with...

Tribal Ink: Writing Stories on Human Skin

In the early days of Indonesia’s independence, the largely urban, Dutch-educated political elite had strong notions and clear ideas of what a modern nation and its...

Have the Best Sleep with Mimpi – A Promising Indonesian Start-up

Mimpi is an e-commerce directed consumer marketing company that offers luxurious yet affordable mattresses online. They have taken a stagnant and old-fashioned industry...

Rejuvenate Your Body with JES Anti Aging

For the health and beauty issue, Indonesia Expat had a special interview with Dr. S.A. Yulizhar Mattawang to talk about her background and her clinic, JES Anti Aging:...