Category: Lifestyle

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Here’s Why Expats in Indonesia Will Find McConaughey’s Movie ‘Gold’ Interesting

The 2016 movie Gold, starring Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez, is a fictionalized account of the infamous Bre-X mining scandal in Indonesia. The movie is...

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Can Indonesian Football Fans Boost this UK City’s Economy?

British football is a phenomenon in Indonesia as millions of people across the archipelago have built fan clubs to demonstrate their love for the sport. UK Ambassador to...

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Why Indonesia Should Support its Arts and Culture Sector

As we see a growing interest in arts and culture in Indonesia, creative institutions are now working harder to come up with programmes and activities to support these...

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An Expat’s Look into Bali’s Vibrant Weekend Market Scene

Bali’s weekend market scene has really taken off over the past few years with boutique bazaars popping up all over the island. Whether you’re after the latest...

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Sensory Integration Disorder: A Misunderstood Form of ADD/ADHD in Children

5-15% of schooling children have difficulties in their sensory regulation to their environment. This means that some children may have more difficulties than others in...

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10 Couple’s Spas to Consider in Jakarta

Thinking of how to spend that special moment between you and your partner this Valentine’s Day? A candlelight dinner with a bottle of wine on your building’s rooftop...

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Would a Steakhouse by Any Other Name Taste as Good?

Celebrating a wedding anniversary is only as good as the steak upon which the couple dines. At Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Jakarta, the Clandestine Critic seals a...

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Kecipir: An E-Commerce Site for Organic Food in Indonesia

There are three key elements to consider when making the choice of whether to buy organic food in Indonesia: health, taste and price. Health: As far as the lesser...

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A Memorable Stay at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jakarta

The Four Seasons recently reopened its luxurious five-star hotel on Jalan Gatot Subroto in Jakarta. Situated within the Capital Place building, the hotel location is...

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A Face-to-Face Delight

Nestled away from one of the busiest intersections in all of Jakarta, on a quiet and leafy corner close to the most glamorous malls and hotels this city offers is the...

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Puteri Indonesia to Represent ‘Unity in Diversity’ with Garuda Costume at Miss Universe 2016

Puteri Indonesia 2016 Kezia Warouw will be gracing the stage in a stunning garuda national costume at this year’s celebration of the world’s most prestigious beauty...

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No Target Set for Indonesian Team in the 2017 SEA Games

According to the Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Imam Nahrawi, Indonesian athletes will begin intense training this January 2017 but not in preparation for the SEA...

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Five Popular Restaurants in Jakarta This Month

If you’re in Jakarta during the holidays, here is a list of popular restaurants you should try out, as per recent data from our friends at Zomato.

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Miss Indonesia Places Third at Miss World 2016

Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela Halim bagged the third place in the prestigious Miss World competition held in in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Sunday, December 18.