Bentara Budaya Jakarta: A National Cultural and Art Institution

Bentara Budaya Jakarta located at Jl. Palmerah Selatan No 17, is a cultural and art institution founded by Kompas Gramedia as the cultural philanthropic branch as well as the corporate social responsibility. Bentara Budaya Jakarta, which opened on 26 June 1986 by Jacob Oetama is an example of a partnership between the media and the…

Grand Batik Inn Hotel: Comfortable and Affordable

If you need a hotel which is quite convenient, safe, and affordable, Grand Batik Inn may be an option for you. A hotel is located in the city center at Jl. Karang Anyar Utara, Mangga Besar, Jakarta. It’s just a short distance to the Mangga Dua Shopping District. One of the advantages is the hotel…

Taman Perdamaian BSD: A Creative Space at Tangerang Selatan

Taman Perdamaian or the Peace Park is located at Jl. Angsana BSD, is a park that has been revitalized in 2014. Before revitalized, there were not so many people aware about the existence of this park, but the park is transformed into a quite important park for the resident in Tangerang Selatan, especially who resides…

Monumen Argo Pantes: The Land Mark of Tangerang

Many cities in Indonesia have their own 0 Km landmark. Monas is already known as the 0 km land mark of Jakarta. Tangerang, the neighboring city, have also their landmark. The name is Monumen Argo Pantes, which resides at Jl. Ki Samaun, Tangerang near the Pasar Lama Tangerang declared by the Tangerang administration. This monument…

Ibis Budget Jakarta Daan Mogot: Affordable with Outstanding Service

When you visit Jakarta for business or pleasure, one of the biggest problems is the traffic. You nees a smart choice by staying at the perfect location that close enough to the public transportation. If you still need a good recommendation for that kind of accommodation, maybe you should try to stay at Ibis Budget…

KPK: Combating Corruption in Indonesia

Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi or Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is a leading Indonesia’s government agency to combat corruption. KPK is established following strong criticism of corruption in Indonesia. Corruption was “rampant”, systemic, and widespread which lead to the enactment of the Law No 30 Year 2002 as legal basis for the establishment of the KPK. The…

Balai Sidang Jakarta: Exhibition Place at the Heart of Jakarta

Balai Sidang Jakarta or known as Jakarta Convention Center was established in 25 August 1992, and firstly used to accommodate 62 heads of state and their delegations for the 10th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in 1992. Balai Sidang Jakarta is located at Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto, Jakarta Pusat, next to the magnificent Gelora Bung Karno. Balai…

Wisma Delima: The Story of the First Backpacker Hostel in Jakarta

The history of Jalan Jaksa can’t be separated from Wisma Delima that located at Jl. Jaksa No 5, Jakarta Pusat. In fact, the backpacker who ever came to Jakarta should be grateful to the founders of this Wisma Delima. Without him, the concept for the backpacker accommodation will never be known in Jakarta. Nathanael Lawalata…

Lenggang Jakarta: A New Alternatif Place to Hang Out

Actually Lenggang Jakarta is already there, but the place was a mess and is not cool to hang out with friends at Lenggang Jakarta. The Jakarta Administration reorganizes Lenggang Jakarta to become an alternative place for hang out and also a place for tourists to buy souvenirs In a hot and sunny Sunday, I traveled…

Everfresh at Bendungan Hilir: Sensation of Freshness

Everfresh Fish Market and Resto is one of the culinary places that need to be visited by you. Here you can buy various types of seafood that are still alive or that have been frozen. Everfresh is located at Jl. Penjernihan I No 8, Central Jakarta So at this place, you can choose your own…

Rumah Makan Medan Baru: The Best Fish Head Curry in Town

Located in the one of the busy part of Jakarta, the Medan Baru Restaurant is one of a “must try” restaurant. Popular among the local for the so called “ganja” sauced, this restaurant is historically well known for its Fish Head Curry (gulai kepala kakap). The fish head curry is so tender and the curry…