Category: Lifestyle

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Love the Local Brew

If you’re starved of somewhere to have a decent cup of coffee, look no further. Anomali prides itself for having the best local coffee from around Indonesia, with...

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Tee Off More

The Long Par 5 Hole #11 At Sentul Highlands, photo by Dennis G. Kloeth Jakarta is probably one of Asia’s best golf destinations and certainly when judged from the...

The Jakarta Players

Happily Ever After, or is it?

The Jakarta Players The Jakarta Players are a group of people, young and old, from working mums and dads to students, from teachers to ladies who lunch, both expat and...

Rafi Abdurrahman Ridwan

Rafi the Dreamer

Rafi Abdurrahman Ridwan is a nine-year old hearing impaired boy from Jakarta with a vivid imagination and big dreams for the future. He has already managed to accomplish...

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Meet me at the Otel Lobby

Receptionist Table No, it’s not a typo. There are two reasons why this new swanky hip spot is missing an ‘H’ to its name. Reason one being management didn’t want...

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Chris Cromarty

Chris Cromarty Hi Chris Cromarty. The Canadian Aerial Surveyor whose release is getting mean on the ice rink. Chris from Canada, I had no idea people were playing ice...

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The Jakarta Belly Syndrome

A few days ago, as I was in the clinic practicing like usual when a patient of mine – Priti – walked in and said, “I think I have Jakarta Belly Syndrome.” It...

Photos courtesy of Scott Thompson

Run, Scott, Run !

1,250 kilometres in 25 days, from Bali to Jakarta, running through the sweltering 32 degree Equatorial heat and 75% humidity, dodging trans-Java buses, trucks and...

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Yoga : Where Do I Begin?

So it just dawned upon you that it is now 2012, and you have procrastinated a resolution of “doing sports regularly” for (yet) another year ; something you told...

Photos by Darren Alderson

Have the Guts to Eat from the Street

There are two kinds of people in Jakarta: the ones that eat street food and the ones that don’t.   The ones that do boast about late-night haunts, one-of-a-kind...

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The Virgin Dancers of Belu

Like endangered species, magical encounters with pure and unadulterated Indonesian traditional culture have become increasingly rare events in the 21st century. While...

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Give me some Elbow Room!

  Elbow Room, not the one in London’s hip Shoreditch, but the one in Jakarta’s hip Kemang is a place to chill out, unwind and get some ‘elbow space’. As...

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Le Souq C’est Chic

Literally translated as “Arabic Market”, Le Souq captures the young and vibrant spirit which is somewhat lacking in Jakarta’s interior design world. Fresh out of...

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Jakarta Air Pollution: Not all Doom, Gloom & Catastrophe!

In 1994 there were an estimated 1.38 million vehicles (cars, motorcycles, lorries and buses) in Jakarta; 27 years later in 2011 the total number of vehicles is estimated...

Education Guide 2017

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