NOW! Jakarta guides expatriates living in Indonesia on how to adjust to Indonesian culture and behaviour.
City government and community organisations have prepared a variety of events and activities that offers number of attractions, bazaar and entertainment.
British Council Director Paul Smith talks about the future of bilateral relations between the UK and Indonesia.
Chef Oskar Urzelai brings his dream restaurant to life by unveiling Txoko, a culinary destination in Senopati where culinary enthusiasts can enjoy unique Basque cuisine.
Entering the second semester of 2019, Jakartans will still be able to enjoy interesting events during the month of July.
London has actually been an important hub in introducing early Indonesian art globally, including an exhibition of Affandi’s paintings in 1952.
A gorgeously green landscape peppered by thought-evoking reliefs in a grand open-air theatre design sets the scene for the new Sunday Brunchcation programme at The Apurva Kempinski Bali.
Royal Safari Garden, one of the most popular destinations in Puncak, Bogor offers wholesome family fun during this mid-year holiday.
Bara at PIK Avenue Mall delivers only the best artisan smoked & grilled meats in the area.
Sustainable fashion is taking global fashion industry by storm while the local industry gradually follows suit.
Satellite cities are vital for the continued sustainability of a city the size of Jakarta, and these cities including BSD, PIK, and Alam Sutera are doing their part.
Ambrosia is a private members club in Jakarta which promises exclusivity to those who seek intimate privacy unique to world-class private clubs.
Celebrating Javanese influence that was present in Paris in 1889, the Impressions Universelles Concert fuses two great cultures together in an enchanting musical performance.
After successful creating one of the most instagrammable spots in town, the recent exhibition by Haluu World will make you feel nostalgic and happy.
Nothing more than is now being spent but the change of attitude from all who participate and all who interact could be life changing. Goodbye Chaos, Hello character: the new face of Jakarta.
Indonesia’s beloved capital city is celebrating its 492nd birthday this month, bringing renewed hope for the future. Will Jakarta’s new infrastructure actually change the game?
As Eid Mubarak approaches, Muslims in Jakarta are starting to anticipate mudik, a tradition of leaving the Big Durian visit families and relatives in their hometown.
The pre-show event AKSARA held at Galeri Indonesia Kaya was a piece of the complete performance arts, Arjuna, which will be showcased at Ciputra Artpreneur next month.
Ramadan bridges the gap between religious communities and brings people from different backgrounds to eventually develop better understanding about each other.
For those spending the holidays in the city, watch out for these fabulous staycation packages offered at special prices from hotels in and around Jakarta.
As we are halfway through the beautiful springtime and the summer season is just a few months away, have you considered the destination and activities you’d like to do with your family this year?
A lot of Medan’s top attractions are focused around food and you can sign up for a food tour, or simply go it alone and explore the sights, smells, and tastes of the city by yourself.
If you don’t already part-take, Bali is the perfect place to start your journey. Here on the island of the gods, you are invited to explore the world of wellness in many ways.
Choosing the best international schools in Jakarta is not easy but JIS, NIS Jakarta, BSJ, AIS Jakarta, and NZS Jakarta are some of the best options.
AYANA Midplaza, JAKARTA, invites you to indulge in special promotions during ramadhan on opening fast meals, hampers, nightly rates, meeting packages and much, much more.
Tucked into the foyer area of Raffles famed Arts Cafe is Pattisserie, a veritable repository of baked goods that are a delectable treat.
New Zealand School Jakarta brings the sense of community as a foundation to build good school ecosystem.
Novotel and Ibis Styles Jakarta Mangga Dua Square, Hotel Borobudur Jakarta, InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro, Pullman Jakarta Central Park Offer Special Ramadhan Promos. Check it Out!
Celebrate the victory of Ramadhan at The Stones ─ Legian, Bali, where they are offering a luxurious stay with an exquisite Lebaran promo.
Accor Hotels newly launched its year long campaign “Culinary Journey’ to highlight the diverse cuisines and unique flavours showcased at over 120 of its hotels across Indonesia.
Pupils benefit from a very British environment in a globally-focused curriculum.
A world-class music theatre I La Galigo returns to Jakarta in July, featuring the nation’s priceless ancient literature.
Malaysia and Indonesia have shared a connection for years. NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Chargé d’Affaires about this special relationship and the bilateral connections forged over the years.
Ruth Fertel had a vision to create the absolute go to place for succulent, sizzling steaks and had to invent new cooking—and serving— methods to achieve her aim.
Despite high literacy levels, how can all Indonesian students benefit from the ‘right’ kind of education?
Head to classical performances throughout this month that include “Dian” The Musical, Giordano Passini, as well as Tales of Spring by Jessica Januar and Edith Widayani.
This Ramadhan, hotels around Jakarta have put together special dishes with which to open the ritual fast, from the traditional takjil to more decadent dishes.
For Sheila Rooswitha Putri, her hometown Jakarta has become her main source of inspiration. Her most recent comic project talks about the new MRT in Jakarta.
Tugu Selamat Datang (Bundaran HI), Patung Pancoran (Tugu Pancoran), and Monumen Pembebasan Irian Jaya (Lapangan Banteng) are popular landmarks in Jakarta. Who do they have in common?
The 10th edition of the Nusantara Exhibition not only focuses on regional representation but also highlights artists’ creative skill to produce contemporary pieces that go beyond traditional art.
Cascading down a dramatic cliff, Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort’s newly renovated Garden View Pool Villas offer a breathtaking garden utopia perfect for a tropical getaway.
Situated at one of the highest points in the city, SKYE is constantly filled with entertainment almost every day of the week to complete the skyline view of the city lights.
Curatorial team of a future exhibition about the Indonesian Revolutionary War have been digging into relevant historical and cultural objects of various museums and institutions in Holland.
It's Election Day tomorrow! Make sure you get out and vote, and once you're done, enjoy this range of offers at various hotels around the city.
Cafe One at Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta introduces “True Indonesia Kampoeng Cuisine Buffet Dinner” featuring traditional home-style recipes from across archipelago.
Indulge in the great service of the fine-dining experience with this premium beef for two hours.
As ARTOTEL Thamrin come up with youthful spirit, ARTOTEL Wahid Hasyim is likely established to caters more mature guests though its simplicity and elegant design.
Through a collaboration with local artists, the event will be touring to other hotel brands in Bandung, Yogyakarta, and ended up in Bali.
There are so many charms that this country has to offer including its history, people, food, architecture, art and its exceptionally designed hotels that seem to grown every time.
While it’s not easy to build a start up to become a unicorn, there are plenty of opportunities to try.
Explore endless cultural and tourism destinations in the heart of Java. These two cities offer haven of arts, culinary, shopping, nature, and not to forget - Javanese royalty.
Global Ecobrick Alliance encourages people to sequester unwanted, unloved plastic, to capture it and render it harmless by gathering it and shoving it firmly into discarded bottles to create ecobricks.
Publik Markette has added a little something for the weekends, the bi-weekly Weekend Markette on Saturdays, offering a unique crafty and artsy weekend experience
The youth convention aims to build a platform for the top student leaders to network with their counterparts towards greater social and political awareness.
Bali Safari Park prioritises giving their guests an entertaining learning experience that can be enjoyed by all ages, whilst showcasing their commitment to safeguarding animals and endangered species.
From limited edition chocolate collections to special brunches and even spa treatments, this year’s Easter celebrations at hotels around Jakarta are a treat!
The British Embassy observed International Women’s Day by inviting four women speakers from different social backgrounds.
Intan spoke to NOW! Jakarta about feminism, gender bias in the literary scene as well as her overall experience at the London Book Fair.
The exhibition “Into the Future” at National Gallery was a collective statement on women in the 21st century.
With the theme “Essential Jakarta”, the Indonesian team, exhibiting for the second year, will showcase contemporary products inspired by Betawi Culture.
ACG School Jakarta kindergarten spark students’ curiosity and natural sense of wonder with a play-based, inquiry-centred learning philosophy in a dynamic classroom.
From today until December 2019, The Stones – Legian, Bali offers an exciting buy one get one promotion to entice you to take a luxurious holiday in Bali.
For the residents of BSD, Sale needs no introduction. It is the place to go for an exceptional Italian experience.
A contemporary play on Javanese folklore, directed by, produced by and starring women, tackles issues of patriarchy and subservience among Javanese women.
All Saints Anglican Church in Jakarta (ASACJ) celebrates an astonishing 200 years of continuous ministry in Jakarta in 2019.
Looking for a better way to boost your health? Thai Fit is worth trying!
Filmmaker Gary Bencheghib and his brother have helped raise awareness through films about their expeditions to some of the world’s most polluted waterways.
Byo’s Alchemy collection, which was launched in 2014 and is still in quite high demand today, is Tommy Ambiyo Tedji's biggest success. Now, the brand grows much
The Goethe-Institut brought together cultural practitioners from multinationals in an event that celebrated women’s contributions to culture.
For couples looking for stunning scenery on their big day, Champaca Deck at Padma Hotel Bandung is the best option.
With the theme of Solve for X, TEDxJIS 2019 explores intriguing questions.
Bangka and Belitung, often referred to collectively with the hyphenated moniker, are part of a group of islands which lie northeast of South Sumatra province.
Covered with ‘Love’ as a main theme, the film festival captures issues such as religion, gender and other domestic issues.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to her about the emerging issues in arts, humanities and documentary photography.
Enchanted by its remarkable spatial layout at the mountain range, the palace was designed to embrace the true Korean beauty and its natural features.
We invite you to reignite the love between yourself and your partner through these unique experiences.
Along with Komunitas Aleut, NOW!Jakarta explores Braga, a Bandung European-style neighborhood which historically known as a home of Concordia Community.
Raffles Jakarta and Frank and co. have developed Jakarta’s most luxurious valentine’s experience.
On Samosir Island, Lake Toba lies the little village of Ambarita. Tales abound there of rough justice, and possibly even cannibalism.
Agustinus spoke to us about how travelling helped to shape his own understanding of identity and culture and shares some of his most memorable travel experience
Throughout the island, restaurants offer some of the most unique, intimate and extraordinarily delicious dining experiences.
It showcased the important similarities in relation to the discourse on the Indonesian-Thai political and cultural shift in the 1990’s and afterwards.
Unlike other Starbucks stores in the city, this cafe is a nod to local culture where the the architecture and the atmosphere are inspired by Chinese design.
It is interesting that these couples all agreed that going on a romantic journey to gain new experiences is one of the best ways to keep the romance alive.
Well if you love your job, love your city, and love your friends then finding real love will be a lot easier, because you may just be a nicer person.
The campaign expects to reach its target of 100 per cent participation from this eligible group and to reduce voter apathy.
It is the sixth Wyndham-branded hotel in Indonesia and the first in the country’s vibrant capital city.
Located in Pantai Indah Kapuk, Yun Artified is set to become a centre for art activities, providing exhibition rooms, workshop space, and library.
The film portrays the profound impacts of China-ASEAN relationships and helps to enrich the implementation of the goals and mission in both countries.
Whether it is a lavish anniversary present for a sweetheart or a lovely gift for a bridesmaid, personalised items will surely make the recipient feel special.
The casual dining of Mediterranean cuisine at DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro, unveils a new menu curated by Spanish Chef, Alvaro Bonache Utiel.
The Management Advisor of Kharisma Bangsa School, Okan Celiker spoke to us about the students’ achievements and his plans for building on their successes.
The long trek to the village of Jungutan, East Bali, the site of the Karangasem World Cultural Village Festival is well worth it.
Melbourne offers a range of activities for everyone from food lovers to sports enthusiasts and everyone in between.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Jennifer Mathews, Commissioner, Government of Western Australia in Indonesia about the deep connections between Indonesia and the state.
Garda Satwa Indonesia is a not-for-profit animal rights organisation which rescues abused animals, helps them recover, and finds them permanent homes.
The legendary pop star will perform at the DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro in March.
From the Rockies to the great dance spaces across Europe, the Khan-MacKay siblings have impressed audiences.
2019 is now underway. NOW! Jakarta asked some of our partners in the diplomatic, education and cultural fields about their hopes for the year ahead.
The cafe celebrated its anniversary by serving dishes that paid homage to the cuisine of Nusantara, with foreign undertones.
This year, the group collaborated with Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara to raise awareness about conservation efforts of Kalimantan’s rainforests through art.
Ambassador Quinlan spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the various areas of cooperation between the two countries that is now stronger than ever.
It's a part of the mission to create a better art industry.
Located close to Bundaran Hotel Indonesia, Pullman Jakarta offers one-stop lifestyle accommodation to make your New Year experience lavish.
The longest running festival takes place in a city which inspires artistic dreaming like nowhere else on Earth, Director Wendy Martin tells NOW! Jakarta.
Indonesian artist Abenk Alter explores dualism in his recent exhibition "Interplay" at Ruci Art Space, Jakarta.
Modernist painter, S. Sudjojono was a man of many talents. Both artist and poet, his paintings form a narrative of sorts.
An after-school activity helped catapult her to fame on the popular cooking competition show "MasterChef" Australia,
Recognising the past is imperative. Now, a museum dedicated to the Tionghoa people of Batavia serves that purpose.
Whether it’s a MasterChef experience or a spectacular open-air Countdown party, there is so much for the entire family to enjoy at Raffles Jakarta.
Amusement parks in Aisa offer one-stop entertainment for families.The klook app simplifies access to these fun filled destinations.
In partnership with the Embassy of India in Indonesia, Dr. Dhoka spoke in-depth about the ancient medical science that has been passed down through generations.
Peru is unexpected, from its vast sandy dunes and deserts all throughout its coasts, stunning uplands in the Andes home to the country’s greatest attraction.
Kotagede is an old city that has many treasures, including the tombs of the founding kings of the Mataram kingdom.
Sari Pacific Jakarta is ready to make your holiday season merrier with a wide range of promotions and fun activities.
Go see An evening with Spellbound, The Art of Chamber Music - Song Without Words, and Jakarta New Year Concert by Ananda Sukarlan for December concerts.
Now with the new face, the cultural house aims to secure its position as an important Dutch-Indonesian cultural and architectural landmark.
Catholic church of Palasari and Protestant church of Blimbingsari are standing proud, taking the place of the Hindu temples.
Even though Indonesians don’t expect snow for Christmas, but you can expect the fun and joy of Christmas at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta.
Our Publisher Alistair Speirs urges you to wish peace and good will to all mankind , to celebrate unity and friendship and live everyday with joy in your hearts
November was a month of celebration for the many of the liquor and spirits brands, culminating in one big celebration at Whisky Live!
NOW! Jakarta has compiled a list of some of the best options out there.
In keeping with our country focus this month, we look at Christmas traditions in a few countries around the continent.
His painting is not only an recollection of a dark event in memory but is also an exploration of social harmony.
Arahmaiani, Lee Migwei and On Kawara share space at MACAN’s latest exhibit
It has attracted not only tourists who are curious to see a different side of Berlin and learn more about the city’s hygiene history and toilet culture.
Exfoliation with face scrubs is the ticket to fresher and more radiant-looking skin and St. Ives, America’s top skincare brand has a range of natural products.
This recently opened restaurant did not take long to win the hearts of Jakarta’s burger fans with its classy-yet-casual approach to the well-loved classic.
Ella & Glo handcrafted footwear is a breath of fresh air in a crowded market saturated with mass-produced shoes. It's stylish and comfortable.
Inspired by traditional celebration "Kenduri", Kandura’s designs is different from the ceramic studios which focus on contemporary design.
H.E. Marina Berg speaks to us about ways in which Sweden can help Indonesia achieve its targets with regard to energy efficiency and effective transportation.
From cemeteries to ceremonies, a delightful experience awaits the traveller who takes the time to go to Tana Toraja learn a little of its vibrant culture.
Millennials have disrupted traditional avenues of making money. With a changing financial scene, however, what financial options are open to them?
Ranjit Jose spoke to Patrik Lindvall, President Director of IKEA Indonesia, about the brand’s growth in the country for the past four years.
Bekraf recently unveiled a comprehensive forecast of the upcoming trends for 2019/2020 which can be used as a reference for creative industry players.
Nigel Mason, Managing Director of Mason Adventures enjoys seeking out unique cultural experiences on his travels. He told us about some of his memorable trips.
Co-living is a new way for people to live in city, designed to provide convenience, and a genuine sense of community. Jakarta finally gets its own with Co-Haus.
This November, a range of wooden items from Nara Okuyamato Japan will be featured in the ‘Into the Woods’ exhibition at Dia.Lo.Gue, Artspace, Jakarta.
The Finnish Ambassador, who recently arrived in Jakarta, tells Ranjit Jose he hopes to continue the momentum between Finland and Indonesia.
The treatments are designed to bring balance to meet the needs of each individual by combining use of finest natural ingredients with contemporary techniques.
With Halloween fast approaches, get into the spirit of things with a line-up of spooky movies!, from Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween to Suspiria.
Kaum Jakarta uses Amed sea salt as one of ingredients to season its dishes. The unique farming method heightens the flavour.
BeeMa Honey produce an array of Artisan honey by bees from the genus Apis which collect from organic plantation and the surrounded forests.
Icekim has tapped into the market for dairy-free and gluten-free frozen treats with its homemade products made with real flavours.
With impressive skills under his belt, Revo is now all set to embark on a culinary arts course at Le Cordon Bleu in New Zealand.
For those looking for a fresh denim look, you may check these designer pieces who had show at Plaza Indonesia Men's Fashion Week (PIMFW) 2018.
Evening Lectures by the Indonesian Heritage Society will be discussing some issues, from terrorism, middle income class, to wild men of Borneo.
A visual arts exhibition, “Art Moments Jakarta”, is set to hold its inaugural fair in Jakarta from 3 – 5 May 2019 at Sheraton Gandaria City Hotel and the mall.
In conjunction of Spanish National Day, Fairmont Jakarta welcomes Spanish chef, Jose David Fernandez to do a special dining experience at two hotel's restaurant
Victorian State Government of Australia and Mandarin Oriental Jakarta organised a outstanding dinner, featuring the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
PHM Hospitality is set to launch OCTOBART, a programme with a range of diverse concepts that bring together the arts, culture, creativity and lifestyle.
Ecuadorian painter Sigifredo Camacho presents 20 of his paintings at his solo exhibit “Formas y Colores de la Luz” at Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics, Kota Tua
Erza decided to revisit Germany and make a journey to discover the beauty of the famous historical cities in Bavaria, Germany.
At this year’s Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) will be subjects dissecting Indonesia over a range of interesting themes.
The German School Jakarta, as a non-profit foundation, is officially recognised by the German Government as an “excellent German school abroad”.
The Westin Jakarta plays host to the Festival’s “K-Feast” component by showcasing the country’s rich culinary heritage, including special Korean dining menu.
Here are some guidelines for restaurants who wish to improve their sustainability, if they are not already doing so.
NOW! Jakarta recently met Kartika Jahja, owner of the Selatan to talk about this issue in depth and how the restaurant helps to empower a green lifestyle.
For over 60 years, the Goethe-Institut Indonesien has become a place for encounters with cultural players from Germany, Indonesia, and around the world.
Sun Kim, head chef of Meta Restaurant in Singapore will be taking over Arts Café from 19-20 October at Raffles Jakarta.
We put together a list of places around Jakarta that offer a space to practice and perfect one’s sporting abilities or just have some fun!
Gary Hayes was a well-known, much-loved and much-respected figure in the Indonesian TV, movie and advertising industries and he will be greatly missed.
Local twists to international classics are the drink of choice. When an award-winning mixologist says so, perhaps we should acquiesce!
Hana Madness has found a platform for her passion and hopes to remove the stigma associated with mental illness.
Wina Bissett shares her experience on how music could resonate to culinary moments, from restaurant music playlist to high tea time with classical performance.
Italian actor Enrico Bonavera recently presented thought-provoking performance 'The Secret of Harlequin' about the prominent character in Commedia dell’arte.
The Festival’s five-day programme will explore the ways in which people around the globe create a world they want to live in and how we can manifest change.
Dangdut is often regarded as music for “lower social classes”, but the recent surge in interest - including from overseas - might just change that perception.
"World Press Photo" Exhibition captures the state of the world today in all its rawness, including the bloodshed, culture wars, and environmental issues.
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN) will host three solo art performance presentations from 17 November 2018 – 10 March 2019.
éL Royale Hotel Bandung has the perfect dining establishment, with views of the city from the 19th and 20th floors
Ratna Sari Dewi, Sukarno’s fifth wife, stopped by the Indonesia Spirit of the World exhibition featuring the art collection of Indonesia’s Presidential palace.
Indonesian dancers Didik Nini Thowok and Otniel Tasman, from two different generations, are credited with popularising “cross-dressing” traditional arts.
The Exhibit "Prisoner of Hope" revealed Hendra Gunawan's ability to portray ordinary life, his relationship with curator Ciputra and the dark age of fine arts.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to ACG Jakarta’s new principal Shawn Hutchinson about his career in education and his plans for the school.
Since its establishment in 2009, ART Jakarta, celebrated its first decade in August, representing a new dimension in Indonesian art market.
Chef Natalia González Echeverría introduce some of the riches of the cuisine to diners in Peruvian National Day celebrations at Hotel Gran Melia Jakarta.
ARTOTEL Group announced the addition of a new hotel to its portfolio, The de Braga. Located in Bandung, the hotel is the first brand under Curated Collections.
Today, a number of Indonesian startups have successfully expanded their business to the international level.
These young talented Indonesians work through their passion in art and entertainment industry, had quite a few famous contributions in recent years.
There are a few traditional sports that are still played in neighbourhoods across Indonesia with the most famous are Balap Karung, Gobak Sodor, Egrang, Karapan Sapi, and Lompat Batu.
British group Clean Bandit dazzled audiences at the Kasablanka Hall, Jakarta, went ahead without cellist Grace Chatto, who had to miss it for medical reasons.
Watch classical concerts from guitarist Sabrina Vlaskalic, violist Adam Cordle, and the show to celebrate American composer Leonard Bernstein.
Artotel and Raffles Hotel Jakarta use the art which dominantly influence the interior design of the hotel, make unique hospitality experience for its guests.
This year’s Bali International Film Festival is expected to draw around 8,000 visitors taking in the best independent cinema from around 40 countries.
Dian Hasan and Gregory Tobing—the duo behind cycling community Other Side Bicycle Experience—have taken sightseeing to another level. On two wheels.
A social enterprise, Rumah Tenunkoe, helps weavers find the right market for woven textile products by building collective ownership and entrepreneurship.
Marlupi Dance Academy (MDA) dancers tell a deep narrative about the generation gap, signifying the unique characters of human beings across generation.
Online platforms Artsy and Etsy offer a digital experience that might just make up for not being able to visit in person.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Shane Nathan, Interim Principal of BSJ about the school’s changing demographics and British heritage, as well as its students’ success.
Initiated in 2009, Jakarta Art Movement (JAM) develops the potential of the people through arts activities by coloring city's neighborhood with mural.
MyRoom by AccorHotels, is an innovative hotel room concept designed for a variety of interests which can be experienced at Mercure Serpong Alam Sutera.
We feature bars that offer venues that are perfect to watch your favourite sport, grab a delicious meal and relax, whenever.
We have compiled some of the best spaces to enjoy arts and culture in the city which host a variety of musical shows, theatre, dance, opera, and more.
Young curator Gesyada Siregar spoke to NOW!Jakarta about the next generation of Indonesian artists, her work and her efforts to educate youth about art.
In Summer Dublin turned out to be the perfect place to visit at this time as the temperature was still be mild, especially at nigt time.
The British Council, through its various programmes and initiatives, fosters a two-way engagement and carries forward the directive to make the world better.
The Italian section of the Indonesian Heritage Society explores the gardens’ history and beauty at Bogor Botanical Gardens.
Plaza Indonesia hosts “I Love Indonesia” where restaurants feature menus influenced by local flavours, focuses on the country’s wealth of culinary delights.
Hadiprana Art Center has curated a series of art projects, highlights the variety of the nation’s folk dancing presented in various pieces of art.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Museum Director Aaron Seto about the museum’s contribution to Jakarta’s burgeoning art scene.
Together with British in South-east Asia (BiSEA) colleagues, BritCham Indonesia joined the first UK roadshow of 2018.
Erza traveled to Shoreditch district, as one of the hippest and most happening districts to see in London.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Ambassador of Ireland, H.E. Kyle O’Sullivan ahead of the end of his appointment in Indonesia.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the designer, I Nyoman Nuarta about The statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) that will be unveiled at GWK Park in Bali, this month.
Food writer Wina Bissett shares her experience about what art could inspire the beauty of fine dining cuisine.
Despite various developments, Pasar Baru’s street art community continues to be vibrant and innovative
Avisit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is now within easy reach to anyone with an Internet connection. Google’s latest innovation is one of them
Amir Sidharta take on the current scene of Indonesia art market through the collection which become a promising investment.
he artist Fabrizio Dusi has summed up the nature of contemporary society where no one wants to talk or listen.
Jakarta may not have a decent beach but one can still enjoy tropical vibes at many bars and cafes in the city.
While the pristine beaches might be the main draw to the island, a repository of art from the region has culture enthusiasts talking.
Baroque group Quatuor Bozzini and violin-piano duo Shin Sihan-Anne Brackman will be performing in Jakarta next month.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia aspires to be the “advocate of choice” for US companies doing business in Indonesia.
One of leading art fairs in Indonesia, ART JAKARTA, is set to return from August 2-5 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Pacific Place.
The 18th Asia Games will take place in two Indonesian cities, Jakarta and Palembang, from 18 August to 2 September. And there are many thing you should know!
Deddy Wigraha is considered the pioneer of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Indonesia, which the sport will feature in the Asian Games this August.
Erza narrates the correlation of shopping activities with health, as a combination recreation and exercise.
Master Octav Dirgantara Setiadji spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the challenges of promoting martial art Pencak Silat outside of Indonesia.
Columnist Eamonn Sadler share his personal experience in the summer of 1984 when he and his friends took low budget two-week motoring holiday in Europe.
We offer a snapshot of the key parts of US-INA relationship that has been built over the years in many sectors including commercial and maritime security.
Fedi Fianto, an athlete and experienced mountaineer who has climbed Nepal’s Mount Ama Dablam, made his debut at the 2018 FWD North Pole Marathon.
Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf traveled to Belitung to discover the beauty of the island by exploring beaches and its renowned boulders.
The Stones Hotel’s “Stay and Chill Like Nowhere Else” room package invites you enjoy their facilities at an amazing price that will make your holiday seamless.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Joseph R. Donovan Jr. about this relationship and the opportunities for fostering this connection.
Ennichisai returns on 30 June and 1 July to commemorates the 60th anniversary of friendship be between Indonesia and Japan.
Hotel Tugu Malang is a cultural destination in and of itself; surrounded by history and nature, it welcomes all visitors into the heart of East Java.
The interdisciplinary collaboration between poet and author Goenawan Mohamad and renowned painter Muhammad Hanafi has piqued the attention of the art community.
We’ve got options for those on a budget and those looking for something more luxurious international destinations this summer.
The Ubud Village Jazz Festival (UVJF) is back this year with the theme, Freedom of Expression, featuring legendary figures from the archipelago and abroad.
We sat down with the President Director of PT MRT Jakarta William Sabandar to discuss the progress of MRT before it will commercially operates in March 2019.
Istanbul has an array of tourist spots. To help guide the first time visitor, however, here’s a short list of some of the city’s riches.
In partnership with Rinjani Indah School, Novotel Lombok Resort and Villas is hosting Kids Summer Holiday Camp from 18 June to 27 July.
For uniquely Jakarta souvenirs, check out Sepiring Indonesia’s Semarak Jakarta collection, which showcases the cultural richness of the capital city.
The photography exhibition, titled “We Will Have Been Young” presented a series of photographs that captured issues affecting youth.
Here’s a look at some of the ways Jakartans gather together in celebration at number of festivals throughout the year such as Jakarta Food & Fashion Festival, Jakarta Culture Fest, Festival Palang Pintu, Festival Mandi-Mandi, and Jakarnaval.
The Mexican Embassy is currently holding the ‘Batik a la Mexicana’ exhibition in Kota Tua to commemorate 65 years of diplomatic relations with Indonesia.
Plaza Indonesia holds the “Ramadan in Style” Fashion Show to showcase the latest collection of modest wear created by five renowned Indonesian designers.
With Sanur’s long history with art - welcoming renowned artists since the 1920s - Sudamala has embraced this artistic history throughout its resort.
Womenesia is a service club at the Jakarta Intercultural School that works to empower women in Jakarta by providing them with skills and markets.
Amir Sidharta narrates the story about Indonesian painter Naufal Abshar who recently had collective art exhibition in the United States.
NOW! Jakarta curates a list of restaurants where travellers to the city can break their fast close to the airport.
Established in 2010, Kakapo is one of the very few successful Indonesian kids’ clothing brands that have their own eponymous boutiques at luxurious malls.
It’s simple economies of scale! Stay more and get more - this is what The Stones Legian believes when you stay with them.
Divisi 62 explores the meaning of being Indonesian at an exhibit entitled “Paripurna”, compelling narrative to examine the core of nationality today.
We sat down with Marco Noto La Diega, President Director of PT Piaggio Indonesia, to discuss the company’s growing business.
Wina Bissett has a story about her family brunch time with Expat Housewife of Jakarta.
At the end of March every year, the whole city of Hong Kong is transformed into a city of arts. Join Erza explore the Art Basel.
BINUS programmes foster and empower Indonesia with a solid academic foundation at K-12 and university levels.
NOW!Jakarta picks the best intercultural schools in Jakarta which has strong reputation to create the best graduates
Around the city, there are places out there that are fun and enjoyable and activities activities for young people to enjoy – weather permitting, of course.
Director of Istituto Italiano di Cultura Michela Linda Magri talk about institution’s involvement in the wide variety of Indonesia-Italia initiatives.
Alaya Resort Ubud, an unpretentious boutique resort with 105-room property has been designed to reflect Bali as an artistic destination.
If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy Mothers Day in Bali, the InterContinental Bali Resort has pulled together a beautiful spread of experiences that will make Mum feel more special than ever.
This year, Raffles Jakarta presents: The Turkish Festival! Celebrating the spiritual journey of the Ramadhan break your fast in true Turkish style.
NOW! Jakarta curates a list of hotels offering special Ramadan promotions for this time of year.
Beacon Academy, A school that provides a learner-centered environment that nurtures a strong sense of belonging while encouraging them to be creative.
SIS CEO and founder Jaspal Sidhu learned early in his childhood how education was going to have a significant impact in his life.
On the support beams of the non-toll Flyover (JLNT) on Jalan Kasablanka, the pylons along Jalan Antasari have served as a canvas for local school students.
Look inside the life of Pramoedya Ananta Toer through the exhibition “Namaku Pram: Catatan & Arsip” at Dia.Lo.Gue, Kemang, Jakarta.
Young designer from Lasalle College students presents NIAN TANA Creative Show 2018 to appreciate Flores Heritage textiles from Maumere.
Tucked away outside Lippo Mall, FJ Grill is home style restaurants where generous portions of delicious dishes are served up in artsy environs.
RefillMyBottle project launched recently and with a crowdfunding campaign, raised USD 6,000 to build an application that helps users find refill stations
ACG School Jakarta is a place where strong qualifications and high professionalism to produce an enduring commitment to an enjoyment of learning.
Join Erza to explore the city of Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Cambodia by riding Vespa.
The hotel, which is part of the HARRIS group opens in Bali, Bandung and Pekanbaru.
Six companies have excellent track records as responsible companies and announce their participation as MVB 2018 Members.
Darbotz, an Indonesian mural artist works with Jakarta Intercultural School students to foster creativity through urban art project.
NOW! Jakarta lists down the best international hospitals in Jakarta. The list includes Premier Hospital Jatinegara, RSCM, Pondok Indah Hospital, and Siloam Hospital Semanggi.
If you're planning on celebrating Chinese New Year in Jakarta, hotels around Jakarta are offering special promotions during this festive period.