Jakarta. In Search of a Tree

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Something that Jakarta would never be accused of or praised for is its love and respect for the environment; you get that feeling every time you walk past a body of water that resembles a junkyard or an oil slick.  You can usually smell it ahead; a mixture of sewage and rotten food rises into […] Read more »

Ayo, kita Buk-ber! Let’s break the fast together

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Having lived here for over 7 years, we have gone through a lot of Ramadhans.  Ramadhan is a time that really shakes up your existence in Jakarta as all of the things that you thought you had a handle on, now do a duck and weave and the city becomes almost incomprehensible again.  The traffic […] Read more »

Where The Life is At

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Jakarta is a city full of collisions; collisions of culture, collisions of classes, collisions of religion, collisions of cars, it’s a wonder that it doesn’t descend into chaos more often.  The city is so multi layered, it can be almost as though you live on a different planet than someone who lives 50 metres from […] Read more »

Playparq Kemang

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The end of April / beginning of May has to be the best time of the year in Indonesia with so many public holidays almost every week! It means I get to spend lots of time with Samudra, but it also means trying to find ways to have adventures without heading to the mall.  I […] Read more »

Green Love A’Fair – Earth Day Celebration

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What do you do when it’s been almost 5 months since your last post? Do you continue to procrastinate and let your blog slowly disappear into oblivion, or do you decide to pick up again and start back where you left off? Even if it’s for no other reason than for me to keep a […] Read more »

A Perfect Sunday. Green Love A’Fair

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Well, a week has already passed since I started writing this post so before more time slips away, let me get back to it because…. Woooooooah…. this was just the perfect way to spend a Sunday… the way I have dreamed about for years… the way I never thought was possible in Jakarta! The things […] Read more »

Staycation in Bogor

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Although we have been doing a fair bit of travel lately, it’s always good to get away for the weekend with the three of us to enjoy some time together away from home and the office (which is also located at home!). We decided at the last minute to take a break and head to […] Read more »