Where’s My Mbak?

One of the first cultural confusions I encountered in Jakarta was these strangely dressed young girls wearing matching pink or green, or white with blue trimmings uniforms – sometimes hanging out together but more often alone.  Sometimes they were clutching a child, or carrying bags, other times they were to be found in kitchens or […] Read more »

Thank you Tyra Banks!

Yah! Following on from our story on Indonesia’s youngest fashion designer, Rafi Abdurrahman Ridwan, which was also printed in Jakarta Expat Magazine, a response was received by Tyra Banks! Wishing you success always Rafi and a huge thank you to Tyra Banks for making one of his dreams come true xx Share on Facebook Read more »

This Traffic is Making Me Gila

It’s not news that Jakarta has traffic problems. It is the first conversation on everyone’s lips when they first meet you, “so what do you think of Jakarta? Macet banget, yeah?”. And I wholeheartedly agree. This traffic confines me to the house as the malas feeling grips me when I consider venturing out to explore […] Read more »