Taman Diponegoro: A Pleasant Scenery in the middle of Jakarta

A new park on Jl. Diponegoro may be appropriate as a place for you to rest for a while. The park is located in the Ciliwung riverside. The park is also equipped with comfortable seat and a playground for children. Five decker car tires seemed hung on the iron pole on the corner of this…

All Indonesia Culinary at Roemah Koeliner

Metropole XXI Building is one of the old buildings with Dutch Indies heritage that still retains its original construction increasingly lively with the presence of Roemah Koeliner. The restaurant occupies the second floor of what was a bare room unkempt which is sometimes used as a place to store unused items A photo posted by…

Mengunjungi Perpustakaan Ramah Anak Milik Pemerintah Jakarta

Setelah sempat wara-wiri di media sosial, akhirnya saya berkesempatan berkunjung ke Perpustakaan Umum Daerah Provinsi DKI Jakarta. Saya begitu penasaran melihat foto-foto yang ditampilkan mengenai perpustakaan ini, dan jujur setengah tidak percaya bahwa Jakarta punya tempat yang sangat layak anak. Hari itu, saya memutuskan cuti dari kantor dan mengajak anak saya kencan berdua saja ke…

Sebut Saja ‘Teman Kereta’

Ini bukan kali pertama aku naik commuterline, sebelumnya pun sudah. Disini aku ingin berbagi cerita yang aku sendiri belum tau endingnya.. Awalnya memang aku tak begitu memperhatikan. Setiap pagi di jam kerja, berangkat dari st. Klender Baru, aku selalu memulai aktifitas dengan menggunakan commuterline untuk menuju kantor di daerah menteng dan turun di st. Cikini…

Where to Eat in Cikini: Nasi Uduk Gondangdia

Nasi Uduk or Coconut steam rice is one of the favorite foods of the Jakarta resident, mainly because it’s both affordable and It can be found throughout the day. Nasi uduk literally means “mixed rice” related with term aduk (“mix”). The name describes the dish preparation itself which requires more ingredients than common steamed rice…

Jakarta to Hold Indonesian Dance Festival

The Indonesian Dance Festival (IDF) is scheduled to be held in Jakarta on 4 to 8 Nov 2014. The festival that was started in 1992 was trying to fill the absence of a dance festival, which helped the regeneration of the dance workforce in Indonesia. IDF was created as a creative meeting point that was…

Jembatan Rel Ciliwung: There is No Railway

Up to 1913, there were two railway companies serving the public transport in Batavia, the first is Nederlandsch-Indische Spoorweg Maatchappij (NISM), which is a private company and Staatspoorwegen (SS) which is a state enterprise. NISM has a train line that serves the Batavia Noord – Sawah Besar – Noordwijk (Juanda) – Weltevreden (Gambir) – Kebonsirih…

Cuma di Jakarta: Trotoar di Depan Stasiun Diberi Pagar

Awalnya, saya nggak terlampau ngeh kalau di beberapa stasiun ada pemagaran trotoar. Yang saya tahu pertama kali itu di Stasiun Sudirman, lalu di Stasiun Juanda, dan terakhir yang saya ketahui terjadi di Stasiun Cikini. Saya agak lupa apa pemagaran trotoar di stasiun itu juga terjadi juga di Stasiun Gondangdia? Tapi kalau menurut @NaikUmum sih, pemagaran…