Barbershops in Jakarta: Where to Get Your Next Cut

“Finding a good barbershop is like finding a good lawyer – you gotta go to the same guy.” In Jakarta, this is especially true when there are hundreds of options in just your local area alone. To help you on your journey to find “the one” (barber, not soulmate), we’ve curated a list of nine

Things to do in Jakarta (2024): Experiences & Activities

Discover the vibrant heart of Indonesia with our guide on the top things to do in Jakarta. As the bustling capital city continues to evolve, so do the myriad of experiences and activities it offers to locals and visitors alike. From cultural gems and historical landmarks to modern attractions and culinary delights, Jakarta promises a

Jakarta’s Library of Humor Studies: A Serious Place to Research Humour

At The Library of Humour Studies anyone can research humour and comedy, for free. This place is not only the first humour library in Indonesia, but also a center for humour studies for various disciplines and professions. Have you ever tried going through the day without chuckle? You’ll probably find that it’s downright impossible. Realized

Instaworthy Exhibitions in Jakarta

Social media, especially Instagram, have taken over the world of photography by storm, with people sharing their moments in scope of travelling, lifestyle, culinary as well as fashion. In the last four years, this cultural phenomenon have given birth to a new idea that led to the development of a concept of museum dedicated for those wanting a

Jakarta Car Free Day: Exercise and Socialise

Jakartans have one day to exercise safely along the city’s high profile protocol roads—the weekly Car Free Day on Sunday.  Since it was started in 2007 by the Fauzi Bowo administration, Car Free Day in Jakarta has become a favourite event among kids, youth and families to exercise and start building a healthier lifestyle. Photos by Raditya

Child-Friendly Parks in Jakarta

NOW! Jakarta visited a number of child-friendly urban spaces around Jakarta and see how they contribute to a healthier neighbourhood and a greener urban plan. RPTRA Taman Sawo, South Jakarta Photos by Raditya Fadilla The United Nation recently declared that 55 per cent of the world’s population today lives in megacities like Jakarta, which is

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