Category: Lifestyle

Tis the Season to be Jolly with Salted Caramello by Clairmont Patisserie

Tis Season to be Jolly! Have festive celebrations with your dearest with Clairmont‘s new flavour: “Salted Caramello”, a perfectly moist caramel cake layered...

Top 10 Non-Fiction Books on Indonesia

Indonesia Etc. Elizabeth Pisani 2014   Easily the best book about Indonesia in recent years. Elizabeth Pisani, an American who lives in the UK, first visited Indonesia...

Unique Artworks in Cirebon: Through a Glass Brightly

Pity the casual tourist seeking the offbeat attraction, the singular artefact, the exceptional craftwork. In Bali – no problem. Signs pointing to studios, workshops...

Fun and Friendship On and Off the Pitch – JIFL

Welcome Indonesia Expat readers. Something a little different for this month’s Jakarta International Football League (JIFL) article. We are featuring of two of the...

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In Praise of Pedestrian Tastes

Daniel Pope prods his proletarian fork at a few Indonesian favourites. “Food, glorious food! Hot sausage and mustard! While we’re in the mood, cold jelly and...

Blessing Scammers Busted in Bali

Yet again, professional scammers are being mislabelled as hypnotists. Police in Bali have arrested a gang of seven scammers, including three Chinese nationals, who...

Borobudur Under the Full Moon Captured by Caroline and Hughes Dubois

High above the Parisian skyline in the traditional student quarter of Paris, the Dubois studio and apartment is flooded by light. Hughes Dubois exercises his special...

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Difference of Ability

In a year when Jakarta prepared for competition, it instead found collaboration, inclusivity and unity. As hosts of the Asian and Para Asian Games the city was geared up...

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...

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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...

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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...