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One of Jakarta’s Hidden Oasis: Courtyard Cafe at The Hermitage

Afternoon tea in Courtyard Cafe at The Hermitage

“Being a woman is a fate Sabina did not choose. What we have not chosen we cannot consider either our merit or our failure. Sabina believed that she had to assume the correct attitude to her unchosen fate. To rebel against being born a woman seemed as foolish to her as to take pride in it.”~The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera Continue Reading

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Simple Pleasure at Tamoya Udon Fatmawati

Tamoya Udon Fatmawati

Nothing relieves a weary soul more than a good bowl of soupy noodles.

Imagine a bowl of thick and chewy noodles combined with delicious hot broth during a cold rainy day, it will banish the melancholy and cure your weary soul. But the good thing about udon is that it doesn’t have to be a rainy day for you to enjoy it. You can enjoy it anytime, cold with a dipping sauce or with hot broth and other toppings. Continue Reading

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Afternoon Tea at The Dharmawangsa

Afternoon tea at The Dharmawangsa

The sound of the birds chirping outside my window. For just one blissful moment I enjoy the warmth of sunlight kissing my face gently. My phone buzzes when I crack my eyes open, I briefly check my phone. It’s a reminder that I will meet my girlfriends for afternoon tea at The Dharmawangsa. These days my life preoccupied with work…and only work. Living in a modern era, in a society that holds productivity as unequivocally good, to do less feels like a moral failing.  Continue Reading

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Caribou Coffee : A Place We Love

Caribou Coffee

Jakarta is a busy and crowded metropolitan city. Many people started its activities early in the morning, it is no wonder more and more coffee shops popping up in town, either a local coffee shop or international coffee shop chain. Caribou Coffee is one of the coffeehouse chains from America who was currently exploring the coffee market in Indonesia. Continue Reading

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Oasis Heritage Restaurant- Raden Saleh, Central Jakarta

After roamed inside the mall and getting my late morning coffee I took a taxi and heading to Oasis heritage restaurant. Yup, this will be my third time visiting this restaurant, this time I’m going there for lunch and trying their new menu. I am bad with directions and couple weeks ago I’m not very familiar with this part of the city but now every corner on this street feels so familiar and I could easily tell the taxi driver which direction he should go. feels like in on the way to my grandparent’s house. Taxi moving steady, the street not empty nor jammed and it doesn’t take too long for me to get in Oasis Heritage restaurant.  Continue Reading