Selamat Hari Natal!

Christmas already upon us!

Here in Jakarta, where we don’t have the changing seasons to tell us Christmas is approaching, it always feels as if the holiday is standing behind a door and suddenly jumping out: ho ho ho!

We are happy we found a Christmas tree […]

December 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , |8 Comments

Behind the Scenes

Hello friends!

I decorated my office for the Holidays and I like it a lot. The rainy season in Jakarta is somewhat alike the Swedish winter, if you consider the dark and not the cold, because here of course it is still warm and humid. But […]

December 10th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , |2 Comments

Beautiful Indonesia

Yesterday, August 17, was Indonesia’s Independence Day, celebrated all over the country.

About a year ago, my husband and I had occasion to visit the place where the Indonesian flag was born: Hotel Majapahit in Surabaya. The days following the Indonesian Declaration of Independence, on August […]

August 18th, 2014|Categories: Galleries|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Happy Idul Fitri

This is the week of Lebaran, the culmination of Ramadhan, when Muslims celebrate Idul Fitri together with their loved ones. Consequently Jakarta is more or less emptied of people traveling to “kampung”, their home village, however remote.

Usually expats also go on vacation since many shops […]

July 28th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |12 Comments