Category: Lifestyle

Top Ten Indonesian Endangered Species

Animals are the big losers as Indonesian tycoons continue to profit by destroying forests 1. Javan Rhino Local name: Badak Jawa How many left? 60 or fewer Lifespan:...

Antiques

Indonesian Antiques

Due to the intertwined histories of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, some “Indonesian antiques” actually share their roots with our Malaysian and Singaporean...

Kids Summer Holiday Camp

Kids Summer Holiday Camp at Novotel Lombok Resort and Villas

In partnership with Rinjani Indah School, Novotel Lombok is hosting for the first time a super fun kids holiday program at their stunning beach resort in Kuta, Lombok....

Discovery Zone Therapy Center: Optimizing Potential

Discovery Zone is a therapy center that provides therapy and counseling for children with learning disabilities and other developmental challenges as well as...

Shaping the Future of Indonesia

What will the world be like in 2045? Indonesia will celebrate its 100th year of independence, but what kind of country will it be? Indonesia is a nation of great...

Your Next Trip: Flores

The island of Flores, home of the extraordinary Komodo National Park, has much to offer and is worth taking some time to explore. It is situated in the East Nusa...

Tips for Travelling with a Young Family

I do not enjoy travelling with my kids. Sometimes the vacation is worth the pain and suffering we go through to get to the destination, and sometimes it’s not. It has...

Top 10: Best and Worst Movies Set in Indonesia

1. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) Director: Peter Weir. Stars: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt. Banned for almost 20 years in Indonesia, this film was...

Football World Cup Six-a-Side 2018

By Peter Hinsch The World Cup 6ers is an amateur football tournament held in Jakarta in which teams from all over the world compete. Each team has six players and games...

Fast Fashion: Trendy Clothing Items at Low Prices – the Scourge of Humanity?

Twenty years ago, we valued the household items that we worked hard to afford.  Before the current instant-gratification-obsessed “disposable era”, we actually...

Living Greener in Indonesia

Sometimes I think that the only way I can live as an environmentally-conscious member of society is to hide away under a rock and reject the advances of modern...

Chris Salans at the Ubud Food Festival 2018

The mood soars during the weekend of the Ubud Food Festival. Held annually in Ubud, Bali, this is a joyful three-day celebration on an island that is becoming...

Meet the Exiles – Jakarta’s Favourite Expat Band

You can find this group of enthusiastic amateur musicians representing six countries playing for fun at venues around Jakarta most weekends. We caught up with them to...

Komunal 88 – Sustainability is Good for Business

According to a University of Georgia study of 192 countries, Indonesia ranked second in the world for mismanaged plastic waste, following China. According to the study,...