5 Restoran Halal Korea di Jakarta yang Wajib Dicoba

Dunia kuliner menyuguhkan banyak jenis dan macam makanan dengan cita rasa yang berbeda dari satu negeri dengan negeri lainnya.  Korea adalah salah satunya, dan beberapa makanan dari negeri ini sudah dikenal luas, termasuk di Indonesia, antara lain Bibimbap, Ramen atau Ramyeon,  Bulgogi dan masih banyak lagi. Memang banyak makanan dari negeri gingseng ini mengandung babi, menjadikannya tidak halal bagi masyarakat Indonesia dengan mayoritas penduduknya beragama Islam. Tetapi jangan khawatir, a … [Read more...]

Gangsta Bar

Words: Andre Syahreza Originally published in Life in Jakarta, April edition. Sebuah restoran di bagian depan, dan speakeasy bar yang tersembunyi di bagian belakang. Menyediakan hidangan yang “cocok untuk gangster”. ‘Speakeasy Bar’ dikenal sebagai sebuah istilah untuk bar yang terinspirasi dari Prohibition Era di Amerika Serikat, sekitar tahun 1930-an. Ketika itu produksi dan peredaran minuman beralkohol dilarang, menyebabkan bermunculan bar-bar yang dibikin sembunyi-sembunyi. Ketika itu … [Read more...]

New level of green comfort at Jakarta’s first Holiday Inn

Located strategically featuring outstanding facilities, Holiday Inn Jakarta Kemayoran stands out from the crowd.  Intercontinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) Holiday Inn in Jakarta is the perfect fit for both business and leisure stay. Location is one thing. At the heart of the Kemayoran area, the newly opened Holiday Inn Jakarta Kemayoran is in walking distance to the 18-hole Bandar Kemayoran Golf course and only a stone’s throw away from the Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo). Its grand bal … [Read more...]


Jakarta is getting merrier with more F&B and entertainment establishments to keep you up all night 7pm: Arguably the busiest eatery in town, Kitchenette lets you experience the concept of ‘dining inside a kitchen’. Cosy, comfy and casual, this new F&B establishment offers French and Italian fare served fresh directly from the kitchen into a social space. Plaza Indonesia Extension 1st Floor, Jl. M.H. Thamrin Kav. 28-30, tel:+6221 2992 3580 9pm: Just walk to the adjacent building, … [Read more...]

Victory City

As one of several Asian nations enjoying highly favourable economic growth rates, Indonesia is increasingly appearing on the international investment radar. Southeast Asia’s largest economy continues to show a positive outlook for real estate investors, with a growing number of high net worth individuals contributing to a boom in Jakarta’s luxury condominium market. The Indonesian capital has seen significant price increases at the luxury end of the property market this year. According to … [Read more...]

Analysis: The next boomtowns to focus on

Along with the government’s efforts to spread economic growth to all provinces, the property industry has been keeping a weather eye on the increased demand for residential and commercial estates outside Greater Jakarta. Megalopolitan Jakarta has been experiencing tremendous growth in urban development with improved infrastructure and increasing land values that have extended to areas outside the city. The property boom in Greater Jakarta and its vicinity includes the development of p … [Read more...]

Six Degrees -Jakarta-

Indonesia’s capital is transforming itself into a more creative megapolis. Six locals tell us who's making a difference Words: Aulia R. Sungkar     Photography: M.I. Mappasenge Jetstar Asia Magazine, January 2013 Fergie Tan Occupation: Creative director Business: Brown Fox Studio “Plaza Senayan marries creativity and lifestyle” The younger generation in Jakarta is looking forward to seeing Indonesia’s capital become a more modern and forward-thinking city. This is where Fergie … [Read more...]


Kids will love the sun, sand and sea that isAncol DreamlandBeneath the city's hustle and bustle, Jakarta offers the colourful charm of feasts and fun 8am: Start your day with the sumptuous breakfast buffet served in a stylish setting at your sanctuary, Novotel Mangga Dua Square (Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 1, tel: +62 (21) 6231 2800). 9.30am: Head to the Ocean Ecopark for a quick rejuvenation — it's the latest attraction added to Ancol Dreamland, the city's largest recreation complex. Don't … [Read more...]

Jakarta MICE City

As the pendulum of international business is headed to the East, Jakarta has emerged as one of the primary choices for Asia Pacific or even global Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. Businesses in Jakarta get stronger recognition in the market where East meets West – such a melting pot that provides a strategic getaway to major Asian markets. Corporate travelers and entrepreneurs coming to Jakarta to secure big transactions, as well as the presence of more … [Read more...]

Demand for condominiums and office space to rise

The domestic property market has slowed down amid the global financial slump, with industry players erring on the side of caution as they anticipate the prevailing situation will last a while longer. Indeed, the current global crisis has led to economic uncertainties characterized by a pessimistic outlook on the global economy. While the US economy is fading, Europe has been marked by the collapse of big companies forcing demands for bankruptcy protection. A wind of change is blowing in the … [Read more...]