All-time Finest Movies about Love and Romance

Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros It is not uncommon that romantic movies lean pretty much on ‘romanticised’ notions and idealisation that allow us to escape from reality embracing life is all about rainbows and sunshine without the boring bits that follow ‘fairy-tale ending’. Yet, Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy and Spike Jonze’s Her emerged to challenge

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Jakarta Love Stories

We invited our Instagram (@now_jakarta) followers to share their love stories. Here are the best two of them. Photo courtesy of Celebrating Valentine’s Day, we’ve invited you to share your own romantic stories. These stories remind us that the only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never

Honeymoon Paradise Beyond Bali

Take a look at honeymoon destinations in Indonesian archipelago other than Bali, but equally good. Photo courtesy of Misool Eco Resort, Raja Ampat/NOWJAkARTA While Bali is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations, the Indonesian archipelago offers so much more. NOW! Jakarta looked at some of the coolest places across the country. Misool Eco Resort,

All Kinds of Love: Humans and Pets

The relationship between men and beast throughout history was mostly based on mutual benefit for both sides. Photos courtesy of Nobody knows exactly when humans started coexisting with beasts of the wild, but we can say beyond a doubt that other species roaming this good Earth have played enormous roles in the history of

All Kinds of Love: Intercultural Love

Being an interracial couple can be difficult at times. Photo courtesy of Lovebirds of different colours, race and culture are living proof that love transcends all. But is it always smooth sailing for them? We never know who our partner in life is. When someone from a thousand miles away, speaking a different language, bearing

Urban Temples of Love: Top Wedding Venues in Jakarta

Read through to see our recommendation of wedding venues around Jakarta for your special occasion. Photo courtesy of InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah/NOWJAKARTA Love is in the air, and there’s nothing more fitting than to tie the knot in one of these amazing wedding venues in Jakarta. InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah With an impressive line of

All Kinds of Love: Objects of Passion

  Objectophilia, a form of sexual or romantic attraction focused on particular inanimate object. Photo courtesy of Alex Ovs on Unsplash/NOWJAKARTA Erika Eiffel is an American world class archer and martial artist born in 1972. Erika is ‘married’ to the Eiffel Tower. “That spring day in Paris, in the company of my close friends, was my personal dedication

All Kinds of Love: Self-love

Self-love is not selfish! Photo courtesy of iStock/NOWJAKARTA Self-love sounds simple, but for some inexplicable reasons, it can be the most complicated thing in the world. Love is not a passive abstraction but an active responsibility implying a syndrome of attitudes—that of respect, care and knowledge. So, what does self-love really mean? Highlighting an important quotation

All Kinds of Love: Swiping for Love

Do you believe in "love at the first swipe"? Photo Courtesy of From meeting people in person to swiping your smartphone in search of love, the evolution of human relationships is a never-ending intrigue. Young generations, especially millennials and generation Z, are no doubt familiar with dating apps, such as Tinder, OkCupid, Tantan and

The Science of Love

Probably the most dangerous affliction than any illness or condition known to man, love is known to turn lives upside down. Photos courtesy of iStock/NOWJAKARTA Blood rushes to your head as your heartbeat rises and your palms begin to sweat. A surge of hormones drives you euphoric; temporarily insane. Before you know it, you lost

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