• January 4, 2015 • Drink • Views: 5822

    The perfect ratio at One Fifteenth

    Never one to surpass an opportunity for a caffeine hit, Andrew and I made a somewhat extensive trip down to South Jakarta this Saturday to try out One Fifteenth, a boutique brewery with a growing reputation...

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  • July 6, 2014 • Drink • Views: 5689

    Giyanti: does it live up to the hype?

    Giyanti Coffee Roastery is the number one ranked restaurant in Jakarta. Number one of over five thousand, which means it has a pretty serious reputation to live up to, especially given some of the delicious brews we've had around town...

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  • June 22, 2014 • Drink • Views: 7271

    Swimming over the skyline at The Edge

    Few people can poo-poo an infinity pool, particularly one that cuts a view of Jakarta's shimmering (or smoggy) skyline...

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  • June 8, 2014 • Drink • Views: 5107

    The professional nomad’s ultimate workplace

    Driving back from brunch in Kemang last week along Jalan Suryo, my fiance and I scrambled for a pen and a piece of paper so we could jot down the names of some of the amazing looking cafes and restaurants as we whizzed by. Of the places...

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  • June 3, 2014 • Drink • Views: 6777

    Jakarta’s best angle from SKYE

    SKYE bar is one of those rare places that can challenge almost every preconception about Jakarta an outsider might have...

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  • May 25, 2014 • Drink • Views: 7139

    FJ on 7 in Kemang, one swanky rooftop

    Jakarta is home to so many rooftop bars but unless you own a helicopter, many of them are virtually impossible to spot. We were lucky enough to stumble across FJ on 7 on one of our first nights in Jakarta...

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  • May 14, 2014 • Drink • Views: 6114

    Sundowners at Kupu Kupu

    If you're sick of Ubud's endless rice fields and looking for a change of scenery, the views don't come much better than Kupu Kupu Barong Resort and Spa...

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  • May 4, 2014 • Drink • Views: 10790

    Cafe Batavia in the heart of Jakarta Kota

    This weekend, we decided to make our way up to Jakarta Kota, the former hub of Dutch-colonial Indonesia and one of the city’s most historic locations...

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  • May 3, 2014 • Drink • Views: 6283

    Rooftop bar with a view

    After a failed attempt at a quiet night at the movies on Friday, we somehow found ourselves on the eighth floor of the seriously trendy Awan lounge, sipping cocktails and overlooking the city-scape...

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  • April 27, 2014 • Drink • Views: 5862

    Supersize your beer at Mentang’s Beer Garden

    Last night we met up with a couple of friends at the Beer Garden in Mentang. We'd been on the lookout for somewhere a bit more low key than the cocktail bars we've been frequently lately, and this bar is right on the money ...

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