The 17th Anniversary of APPMI, Mulia Hotel

The Indonesian Fashion Designers Association (APPMI) celebrated it’s 17th Anniversary by selecting 17 designers to showcase 7 masterpieces each.  Held in the Ballroom of the luxurious Mulia Hotel over two days, the aim was to introduce and promote the APPMI designers to editors, media and all lovers of fashion. Not only was there incredible talent […] Read more »

Idul Adha at Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa

This morning I was very fortunate to be able to witness the celebrations of Idul Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) at Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa.   Idul Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Ismai’il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide […] Read more »

I’m in Jakarta. Now what?

When I first came to Jakarta I was at a total loss of what to do. I didn’t know anything about the city; it’s not a city that is famous for any great landmarks or institutes and it’s hard to tell when you walk around, what anything is; if a little alleyway is a public […] Read more »