Category: Lifestyle

The First Family Playpark Festival in Indonesia – FAM GO FEST!

Fam Go Fest is the first family festival that highlights the concept of Education, Entertainment and Experience. Families: baby, toddlers, young kids, moms and dads will...

Delicious Food and Cocktails at Roosterfish Beach Club Bali

It is not a surprise that Pandawa Beach is called a hidden beach, as it is actually ‘hidden’ behind large carved limestone cliffs that reveal wide views to the...

Top 10 Controversial Convictions in Indonesia

Baiq Nuril Maknun Sexual harassment victim jailed for six months In August 2012, Baiq Nuril Maknun (born 1978) was working as a temporary employee at State Senior High...

The Many Meanings of the Hijab

I wore a hijab for the first time at my 17th birthday party. At that time, wearing a hijab was sort of a symbol of entering adulthood, so I also had to control my...

FUNtastic and Joyful Festive Season at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

December is approaching and the excitement is building up because of the Christmas and New Year vibe in every corner. Even though Indonesians don’t expect snow in...

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...