Category: Lifestyle

Cuisine so Delightfully Introspective, It’s Hard to Keep Kaum

The Clandestine Critic is back, this time tackling upscale Indonesian dining in the heart of Jakarta. Kaum Restaurant is well-received in cities like Hong Kong, where it...

Jakarta or Manila: Which Southeast Asian Megacity is Safer for Women?

Walking the uneven pavement in the sweltering heat of Jakarta is made even more uncomfortable for women like Anindya Restuviani due to the constant catcalling she has to...

The People Behind the Goods

Colourful street vendors are an integral part of Jakarta’s landscape; one that separates Jakarta from other boring, even sterile-looking, cities. A thriving...

Homegrown Beauty – A Simple Guide to Indonesian Cosmetic Brands

Often considered as the recession-proof business, the beauty industry attracts both the enthusiast and entrepreneur around the world. There is always a place in the...

The Vanguard of the New Southeast Asian Cuisine

During the Jakarta Culinary Feastival event in November, chefs from around the region were flown in to provide a glimpse into each style of cuisine they represented and...

Chef Matias Ayala, Executive Chef of the Raffles Hotel Jakarta

The Raffles Jakarta’s name is synonymous with elegance, luxury and refinement when it comes to the hotel experience and fine dining in Indonesia’s capital. Indonesia...

The State of Indonesian Football in 2017

To say football is massive in Indonesia is an understatement. Fans of English, Italian and Spanish teams regularly gather in warungs to watch their favourite teams play...

The Legendary Badminton Player Taufik Hidayat

The SNA Media Club’s latest article is about the celebrated sportsman Taufik Hidayat, an Indonesian Olympic champion in the field of badminton. Retired badminton...

Almost Midnight in the Cheongdam Garden of Mostly Good and Very Little Evil

I haven’t been out much as work and life sometimes get in the way; also, I usually end up giving up and camping out at home after giving serious consideration to brave...

Classic Indonesian Films – What to Watch

Makbul Mubarak, a film director and lecturer at Multimedia Nusantara University, shares his perspective on Indonesia’s golden ages in film and relays five Indonesian...

Decathlon Opens its First Store in Indonesia

By opening its first store in Indonesia, Decathlon will put into practice by means its motto “to make sports accessible to many”. The French company, founded...

Art Deco in Indonesia

The term “Art Deco” was named after the unique and modern visual style exhibited in Paris in 1925 during the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs...

Ten Most Unique East Javan Eats

Indonesia Expat and Singapore National Academy are joining forces to provide insightful articles on Surabaya. The young, student journalists in the SNA Media Club get to...

Jakarta Biennale to Showcase Creative Spirit of the Soul

This year’s Jakarta Biennale is set to open on Saturday at Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem in South Jakarta and will adopt “Jiwa” as its artistic concept. The concept of...

Education Guide 2017

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