Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta renowned for its Indonesian hospitality and service, offers exemplary personalized service in luxurious surroundings and is now delighted to announce the launch of their Urban Suites.
Starbucks is collaborating with acclaimed American life and style brand kate spade new york for the first time to offer a curated designer merchandise collection, available for a limited time at select Starbucks® stores in Asia.
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta welcomes Herman Courbois as its new GM. Let’s find out a bit about his early life and career.
The increasing enthusiasm for cycling during the Covid-19 pandemic is increasing awareness about the importance of cycling contributing to a sustainable environment and a healthier lifestyle rather than just being another trend.
One may wonder how our personal lifestyle contributes to the outcome of increasing CO2 emissions and these apps might help us to identify, and rectify, it.
Ichthus school believes that a positive and dynamic community is the key to child development, especially to face life transformation.
Nobody needs to be reminded about the continually dire situations we are still facing today, and so, please allow me to focus on two—possibly not that commonly known—global days: World Humanitarian Day and World Mental Health Day.
Jakarta’s Old Town tourist complex gradually takes steps to resume normal life. Visitors have to obey the rules to experience the heritage site safely.
On this 12th edition of NOW! Jakarta Home Life, Alistair Speirs talks about a new vision for Jakarta from a quality-of-life point of view, comparing the city now and some 40 years ago.
Financial planning has been transformational in this era following lifestyle trends.
At a recent discussion at Disrupto Fest 2020, Dr. Nanshu Lu revealed the electronic tattoo, a recent technology featuring flexible hardware in which it is believed to recover one from health issues.
Have you tried playing games during self-isolation to have fun with friends and cope with social life? We bet you do.
Vegan? Vegetarian? Lacto vegan? Ovo-lacto vegan? What are the difference between these practices? And what are the benefits? Sari Widiati and Dr. Susianto Tseng have all the answers for you.
On this 12th edition of NOW! Jakarta Home Life, Alistair Speirs talks about a new vision for Jakarta from a quality-of-life point of view, comparing the city now and some 40 years ago.
The online life that provides many benefits is not supposed to eliminate us from our pleasure of life now and interact with the physical world.
We spoke to an actual Covid-19 survivor, Paulus Sony, who was happy to share his life-changing experience and show us that this virus CAN be defeated with the right knowledge and attitude.
If we can get some of the ways of transmission under control, we may be in for a better, healthier life. I will certainly enjoy my flights again!
In the middle of the proliferation of coffee shop businesses that offer perfect cups of coffee and comfortable ambiances, Jakarta still leaves old and modest coffee grinding stalls with their interesting stories.
In our last Home Life I shared the 10 Best Books of All Time as selected by a list of eminent writers. Now we move on to not necessarily the best but certainly the best-selling, making their authors and publishers much happier!
Situated in one of Jakarta’s liveliest areas in Menteng, Sekolah Perkumpulan Mandiri seeks to instill the power of living a life driven by principles among students, families and staff. Read through to know more about them.
The cinema industry have blessed us with brilliant dialogues and memorable lines that have passed into everyday life. Here are our top 20 picks to keep your passion for good movies alive. What's yours?
By taking advantage of self-quarantine experience, learning new soft skills in your pocket might be useful for the future as one can speak a new language or come handy for homemade crafts. The time is NOW!
The combination of Ramadan and this Covid-19 crisis can be seen as the perfect time to apply greener lifestyle. Here's some tips you can do now!
As the Covid-19 pandemic worsens every aspect of life of global citizens, consumers’ outlook has changed accordingly.
Self-quarantine life at home can be quite tedious, confined within the same walls for weeks on end can make your daily routine, well… routine! Why not brighten up your days with the visual cinematic masterpieces of Wes Anderson?
Disrupto is organising an interesting and attractive talkshow series titled Humans vs Virus to discuss how the Covid-19 rewrite the rule of our life and how we can fight the turmoil with technology and science to save our humanity
Not only business and leisure travellers actively chasing the life-work balance in a splendid hotel like Mercure Jakarta Batavia, family and children now have more reasons to stay at the lovely urban hotel because of all the perks
In the elite neighbourhood of Jalan Gatot Subroto, Crowne Plaza Jakarta Residence offers easy access to multiple business and lifestyle points of interests, not to mention comfortable and modern living space.
Accor has announced the launch of its new lifestyle loyalty program, Accor Live Limitless that provides a gateway to all the advantages, services. and experiences.
After ongoing grand renovation since early 2019, Social House officially reopens the lifestyle destination to refresh the guest’s experience.
The Kartika Soekarno Foundation (KSF) was founded in 1998 in response to the Southeast Asian economic crisis. Today, the foundation aims to give Indonesian children the best start in life.
Responding to the rising global demand for a healthier lifestyle, the Fairmont brand launches a new platform that champions the well-being of its guests.
Amir Sidharta tells us a story of one Donald Friend, an artist who was neglected in his home country, but was accepted unconditionally in Bali, the island on which he chose to live in towards the end of his life.
Since 2013, the creative mind behind fashion label Lekat di Hati, Amanda Indah Lestari never gave up on reimagining and innovating the textile of Baduy culture. It’s a lifetime investment in one culture!
It’s January, and with your resolutions in tow, you are now ready to take names and kick behinds and make 2020 the best year of your life. Or are you?
Lifestyle destinations around Jakarta provides special Christmas and New Year festivities suitable for one looking for a short getaway in this year’s holiday season.
Within convenient distance to Soekarno Hatta International Airport and West Jakarta, Sixth Sense provides an instant getaway to lifestyle in the satellite city of Tangerang.
In welcoming 2020, the number of lifestyle establishments in Jakarta has prepared the most anticipated Year-End parties to be celebrated with friends and family, on 31 December.
Whether in a minimalist, elegant celebration or a glamorous ballroom bash with multiple embellishments, Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta is fully prepared to bring your wedding dreams to life.
Asia’s marketplace with purpose of curating unique once-in-a-lifetime moments for social good.
By preserving the original vintage looks at its core, M Bloc is a lifestyle hub that invites local communities to express their modern creativity.
The first Phinisi cruise in Jakarta offers short sailing trips and it’s the best spot to witness sunset in the open sky while enjoying its onboard lifestyle service.
From a studio in Sanderfjord, Norway, the colour specialist of one of the world’s biggest paint companies, Jotun, keep a close watch on trends in global cities and the way our lifestyle changing in this fast-paced and modern world
The average middle-class person spends an average of IDR 1.5 million per month on clothing needs. Style Theory, Tinkerjoy and Rentique might be the solution for more sustainable (and economical) lifestyle!
The prestigious golf events made it clear that it was a platform for esteemed individuals to connect, relax and have a great time enjoying The Macallan lifestyle along the way.
Chris Bowden spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the Cathay Pacific’s mission and core values that contribute to the development of the world’s travel and tourism industry.
Located in the heart of Jakarta, Fraser Place Setiabudi is perfect for those dreaming of stylish and convenient lifestyle.
Indonesian hospitality company, PHM brings back the annual art and culture celebration OctobArt as an initiative to fuse Indonesian creative scenes with lifestyle living.
Keiko Hayashi, member of Indonesian Heritage Society (IHS), talks about her life journey into becoming an expat's wife living in Jakarta.
During the festivity, the lifestyle establishment is transformed into a bear market for those who like to discover the taste of delicious beers like Paulaner and Heineken.
On 5 to 6 October, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta’s Golden Ballroom turns into a beacon for soon-to-be-married couples as they make their first step to a new chapter of life.
A life-based project undertaken by French photographer and storyteller Marius Moragues portraying the history, arts, soul and society of native Indonesians.
From 21 to 22 September, many communities around the globe celebrated World Wellness Weekend where people organise activities to promote a balanced lifestyle.
Bharata ‘Baba’ Yudha, a member of Tantra shares his thoughts to NOW! Jakarta about Jakarta nightlife scene and how the music inspires nightcrawlers to find their their soul and spirit within the community.
The Zero Waste lifestyle concept initiated a global movement and inspiring millions of people worldwide to adopt a waste-free living, open unpacked shops, conceive reusable products and launch organisations.
Taiwanese from all walks of life roams the night market every day, and especially on the weekends. When in Taiwan, there is no excuse not to visit one of their night markets.
As the ambassador for Garmin Indonesia, Agus Prayogo hopes to extend the influence of running as a sport which could motivate people to have a healthy lifestyle and improve one's endurance in life.
Jakarta has seen an increase in non-waste businesses offering packaging free shopping in the recent years. Saruga, The Bulkstore & Co. and Naked Inc. are some of the pioneers behind this urban zero waste lifestyle.
Starting from 18 until 22 September, Fairmont Jakarta will be hosting guest chefs and mixologists from Japan to have a special session at the hotel.
Lavva is a nocturnal amusement destination, built to serve fast-changing urbanists located at premium lifestyle destination, Plaza Senayan. Lavva is a restaurant, lounge, KTV Suites and whiskey bar all in one place.
The aptly named Papilion Building is a visual masterpiece of light filled translucence, and through its grand entrance awaits a dining and lifestyle hub unmatched in Jakarta.
Jakarta is full of amazing bars, restaurants and lounges offering vibrant nightlife and music experience, and handpicking just a few of them was a daunting task. Nevertheless, here are some of our favourite venues.
Zooming in to our beloved city, join us as our playlist takes you on a tour to look at some of what the city has to offer in terms of music and nightlife.
One of Jakarta’s most happening centre of commercial and nightlife hubs, SKYE, lets you savour delightful cuisines paired with some of the best gins in town with their latest programme, Ginstronomy.
Aqua takes serious steps in promoting circular economy by launching a fully recyclable bottled water AQUA Life in Jakarta and continuing its campaign #BijakBerplastik
ARTOTEL Gajahmada - Semarang is close to the heart of the local community and offers convenient access to popular urban lifestyle destinations.
Eligible Qantas customers can unlock a range of more than 40 special offers to experience nature, wildlife and culture in capital cities and regional centres around Australia.
Not many lifestyle destinations in Jakarta can boast golf course views, but that’s precisely what The Maj Senayan offers. And there's more.
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and retreat to The Stones ─ Legian, Bali for a much-needed vacation. An exclusive Autograph Package is available from today until 31 March 2020!
Known for its busy life, Jakarta still offers many child friendly places with various cultural, educational and sporting activities and excursions.
To support your effort in sorting waste, Waste4Change provides Zero Waste to Landfill service—a waste management system which implements waste segregation.
Since 2007, Car Free Day in Jakarta has become a favourite event among kids, youth and families to exercise and start building a healthier lifestyle.
Indonesia’s leading company in lifestyle and hospitality industry, ISMAYA Group, expanded its business to open authentic Italian restaurant Osteria GIA.
Expectations were high for the 2019 event with the theme Into the Wild!, and so it came to pass that the vision of the BWA Ball Committee was brought to life in a truly magical way.
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.
Masyarakat Peduli Autis Indonesia (Mpati) or Indonesian Autism Awareness Society worked tirelessly for over 20 years to empower people with autism.
Home to ancient villages, empty white-sand beaches, and extraordinary wildlife, the eastern islands of the Indonesian archipelago are now on the verge of becoming the next big tourism destination in the country.
In an exclusive interview, NOW! Jakarta spoke to Rachel Malik about her role as spouse of the British Ambassador to Indonesia as well as communities that have become part of her life in Indonesia.
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.
Water is often called the elixir of life. Even today, sacred bathing spaces, such as Belahan and Jolotundo in East Java are used for purification ceremonies.
Celebrating 25 years in 2019, Accor Plus is a travel and lifestyle subscription programme by Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group.
Lianti Raharjo has found a way to recycle used grounds into skin care products as part of her contribution to the fight against climate change.
Margaretha Novianty and Zico Halim challenge themselves in creating Tangan’s latest collection which draws inspiration from the fast-moving world and social change.
Strongbow, the number one cider brand in the world, collaborates with Indonesian designer Jeffry Tan to bring natural freshness to the urban life.
Artotel’s F& B Team beganThe Jive Society, an entertaiment lifestyle event featuring Cocktail, Wine, and Dance.
With the theme of Solve for X, TEDxJIS 2019 explores intriguing questions.
Love and O2 focuses on conservation and encourages an environmentally friendly lifestyle.
The discussion addressed topics from his life after being nominated for VP to his views on issues related to foreign investors and business in Indonesia.
If Beethoven had the mindset of a pop songwriter, this may have ended up being the overall mood in his works throughout the remaining 25 years of his life.
Located in PIK Avenue in North Jakarta, a mixed-used lifestyle mall complex, it will combine renowned Swiss hospitality with contemporary design.
Located close to Bundaran Hotel Indonesia, Pullman Jakarta offers one-stop lifestyle accommodation to make your New Year experience lavish.
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.
Ika spoke to NOW! Jakarta about her life in the creative industry, her view on feminism and the projects she is currently working on.
Linda Tan enjoys travel, great food and tripping the life fantastic. She told us her favourite destinations and restaurant recommendations around the world.
Nestled in Nusa Dua, Manarai Beach House offers a full-fledged beach experience any time of day and welcomes guests to embrace the endless summer vibe.
PHM Hospitality is set to launch OCTOBART, a programme with a range of diverse concepts that bring together the arts, culture, creativity and lifestyle.
Last August, 16 celebrated chefs gathered together on the lawn of Hatten Wines to celebrate and commemorate the life of Anthony Bourdain.
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.
Set within extensive and lush, landscaped gardens, Fraser Place Setiabudi is considered one of the city’s top residences located in the heart of Jakarta.
Lembata is hidden destination with Beautiful ikats, snorkelling delights and a rich community life in one of the lesser known islands far to the east.
Health and wellness specialist Azza Keith joins REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort in Bali for an exclusive, life-changing 7-Day Ketogenic Retreat .
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.
Two weeks in Budapest, our contributor Erza, spent long summer nights with locals which involved many great outdoor scenes—and drinks.
Like our Galaxy, Jakarta is at once filled with exhilarating beauty and things that can end your existence. Take note, for knowledge is key to survival.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park celebrated the spirit of Independence Day with 25 veterans as an appreciation for heroes who have devoted their life to the nation
MyRoom by AccorHotels, is an innovative hotel room concept designed for a variety of interests which can be experienced at Mercure Serpong Alam Sutera.
Jakarta’s hectic lifestyle and non-stop work flow can seriously have an effect on team productivity and creativity. That’s why you have to consider taking out of city meetings or training events; you’ll find that this will improve your team’s success in many ways.
Yessi Maya Sari travels through the sea by taking a Yacht to explore 11 Banda Islands as the spice islands of Indonesia.
To create a successful programme, NOW!Jakarta has curated a list of fitness application and devices which offer a comprehensive data and wellness report.
Being obsessed with thin-ideal concept of beauty or with beauty in curves can be profound, as both are at significant health risks, and cuts life expectancy.
Food writer Winna Bisset shares her experience on how food could affect the body condition including fitness.
Regarding to magazine headline, Alistair Speirs shares his thought on how overweight become the health issue in urban life which leads to fitness crisis.
Rumah Jawa Gallery plays host to a group of artist whose intricate palette skills seek answers to life’s dichotomies.
The beginning of May sprang to life with the annual PTA Country Fair at British School Jakarta.
While success and entrepreneurship are glorified, there is a side of the success story people don’t really talk about: what it takes when one leaps.
What if cities were abandoned by humans and life became more sustainable? Chris Morin Eitner, in his latest exhibit, explores the idea.
SIS CEO and founder Jaspal Sidhu learned early in his childhood how education was going to have a significant impact in his life.
Look inside the life of Pramoedya Ananta Toer through the exhibition “Namaku Pram: Catatan & Arsip” at Dia.Lo.Gue, Kemang, Jakarta.
FWD Life Indonesia launched its partnership with Special Olympics Indonesia (SOIna), to empower athletes and kids with intellectual disabilities.
Cigna has reinforced its position as a leading health and life insurer in Indonesia by expanding its business to offer comprehensive global health benefits.
Patio Venue is one such restaurant that combines a delectable menu in a setting that feels removed from the bustle of everyday life.
NOW! Jakarta caught up with Nils-Arne Schroeder, the new General Manager of DoubleTree By Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro, as he embarks on a new adventure in Indonesia, to get his take on work, life and the city.
Like its Scandinavia’s neighbouring countries, Finland is blessed with natural richness and wonderful landscapes that you should witness at least once in your life.
Re.juve continues its commitment to support a healthier lifestyle for Indonesian families through thier products.
Prima Dapoer offers to get your body in shape and healthy by providing healthy yet tasty local Indonesian meals.
To celebrate Hungary’s National Day on 2 November, the Embassy of Hungary invites representatives of the Indonesian public life and members of the international community in Jakarta to a special reception.
Known as the pioneer of cold-pressed juices in Indonesia, Re.juve is committed to helping in increase public awareness about the importance of healthy lifestyle through a series of hearty beverages.