Nice to be Here

Text and images by: Chris Andre Widely promoted as "Bali" of France, Nice is a beautiful European summer city that offers more than sprawling beaches. For those who have been to France, a visit to Nice would still induce ooh and ahs. This small tropical destination in the south-east of France, along the French Riviera, is surprisingly full of colors. The history notes that Nice was actually derived from the city’s previous Italian name, Nissa. That itself provides some clues as to why the city … [Read more...]

Thousand Islands Getaway

Text: Gandi Faisal Some of the favorite destinations among the Thousand Islands to escape the city’s hustle and bustle. Countless Joy among the Thousand Islands The Thousand Islands lie spread out off Jakarta Bay, and have long been a tourist destination for not only the city’s residents, but also tourists from across the archipelago and overseas. The range of small islands in the region makes for a great location for spending the weekend or even for longer vacation. You can do isl … [Read more...]

The Sweet Holiday Feast

By Ruth Ninajanty. Originally published in The Jakarta Post, 21 December 2017. The most wonderful time of the year is often celebrated with the most delicious meal of the year. As the festive season arrives, special set menus are taking over the dinner tables. Some stick to the conventional ham, cranberry sauce and fruit pudding, while others may add a modern twist to their family recipe. Roast turkey and glazed ham are often spotted on the Christmas menu of different restaurants in … [Read more...]

6 Café Instagramable di Jakarta

Memposting foto di sosial media sudah menjadi gaya hidup di seluruh kalangan. Kini Instagram merupakan salah satu sosial media yang sedang diminati generasi muda. Di Instagram, visual menjadi hal yang paling utama demi mendapatkan banyak like. Foto yang bagus dan mengundang banyak like, yang menjadikan foto tersebut Instagramable kalau kata anak milenial. Banyak anak muda yang sengaja hunting lokasi atau spot yang menarik. Mulai dari tempat wisata hingga cafe dan restoran dengan dekorasi … [Read more...]

Intiwhiz Kembangkan Hotel Kapsul di Mojokerto

PT Intiwhiz International melakukan inovasi baru dalam pengembangan Hotelnya, dalam bentuk hotel kapsul yang diberi nama Whiz Capsule Hotel di kawasan Trawas Mojokerto, Jawa Timur. Whiz Capsule Trawas akan memberikan pengalaman yang berkesan bagi siapapun yang menginap, dengan fasilitas-fasilitas yang tak kalah lengkap dengan hotel lainnya. Fasilitas yang disediakan di dalam ruangan kapsul, diantaranya televisi, earphone, meja baca, pendingin ruangan, dan dilengkapi dengan Lampu Baca demi … [Read more...]

Intiwhiz Resmikan Whiz Prime Hotel Basuki Rahmat Malang

PT Intiwhiz International, salah satu perusahaan PT Intiland Development, Tbk, secara secara resmi membuka hotel ke-21 nya, Whiz Prime Hotel Basuki Rahmat Malang, pada Sabtu 11 November 2017. Pembukaan (grand launch) dihadiri oleh jajaran papan atas Intiwhiz dan Intiland. Dengan lokasi yang sangat strategis di tengah kota, tepatnya berada di Jalan Basuki Rahmat No.85–87 Malang, Jawa Timur; hotel ini hanya berjarak 5 menit menuju Alun-alun Kota Malang, Stasiun Kereta Api Malang, Pusat P … [Read more...]

Kamera Fujifilm Melawan Guncangan Digital

by Dede Suryadi. Originally published in SWA on October 26, 2017 Berkat upaya transformasi dan adaptasi dengan tren yang berkembang, kamera Fujifilm berhasil melewati badai keterpurukan gara-gara booming kamera digital. Kini, berada di posisi tiga besar di industrinya. Innovating Out of Crisis: How Fujifilm Survived (and Thrived) As Its Core Business Was Vanishing adalah judul buku karya Shigetaka Komori, Chairman dan CEO Fujifilm Holdings Corporation. Komori menggambarkan bagaimana lan … [Read more...]

7 Most Bizarre Wedding Traditions

As the wedding season culminates in the last quarter of the year, these facts will show you how love comes in multitude of expressions. Germany During the wedding, the bride and groom have to saw a log in half in front of the guests to prove that they can work together and face future obstacles come what may. Scotland Before the bride and groom don their finest grabs, they will be sloshed with alcohol and covered in flour, ash or feathers by family and friends the day before … [Read more...]

Challenges Like No Other at Tanjung Lesung Cross-road Triathlon

Text: Gandi Faisal Tanjung Lesung in Banten Province, was the location for what is claimed to be the first xterra triathlon in the country, named Rhino X-Triathlon. The event was part of the three-day event named Festival Pesona Tanjung Lesung 2017, with other events included Pandeglang 10K held on Friday, September 22; the Mountain-bike Cross-country marathon (MTB XCM) and Sunset Trail Run (STR) cross-country run, held on the following day. There were also Pasar Kolecer folk festival … [Read more...]

Montblanc for UNICEF Collection: Passing on the Gift of Writing

Montblanc and UNICEF are marking their 13 successful years of collaboration that have raised over US$10 million to benefit education programmes around the world. “With a further US$1.5 million pledged this year through the launch of new product range, we are continuing our initiative to help unfortunate children be literate,” Matthieu Dupont, President South East Asia Montblanc, tells Registry Indonesia during his short visit to Jakarta. “This year’s initiative is titled ‘Passing on the Gift o … [Read more...]