Sights & Flavours of Jakarta

Continuing from Places to Eat and  Shopping in Jakarta (contributed to Jakarta Savvy), here is a list of places we visited during the weekend holiday in the city.
Taman Fatahillah, Kota Tua
For a dose of cultural and historical experience, Taman Fatahillah (Fatahillah Park) takes you back to the colonial times with preserved architectures of European style. The City Hall […]

By |January 11th, 2014|Indonesia, Jakarta|2 Comments

Places to Eat in Jakarta

Jakarta is one of the world’s most populous cities, a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities, celebrating diversity through food! The capital and commercial hub of Indonesia has brought together international cuisines and traditional delicacies from all over Indonesia including Javanese, Sumatran, Surabayan and Chinese, just to name a few.

In less than 2-hr flight […]

By |December 31st, 2013|Indonesia, Jakarta|5 Comments

Jakarta in a day

Technically speaking, we only had a day in Jakarta – the day we arrived at the capital city around noon time and the day we departed from Jakarta after a night in Bandung. When time is an important factor on a short trip like this, it’s advisable to cut down on […]

By |November 24th, 2010|Indonesia, Jakarta|9 Comments

The 5-star Jakarta experiencE

Upon arrival at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, we were DELIGHTED to be treated like some BIG SHOTS when a few big luxurious cars from Hotel Indonesia Kempinski picked us up, two passengers in each BMW, and drove us to the 5-star hotel that’s located in the city centre, […]

By |November 16th, 2010|Indonesia, Jakarta|6 Comments