Jakarta Java Jazz Festival is Back and Celebrating 10 Years

Jakarta Java Jazz Festival is Back and Celebrating 10 Years

Jakarta’s Java Jazz Festival is back for another year and celebrating it’s 10th anniversary. This year’s line up boasts some of the biggest names in jazz, blues and soul like Jamie Cullum, Natalie Cole, India Arie and many others. Over the 3-day weekend of February 28- March 2nd 2014 enjoy over 150 international and Indonesian artists. Choose either daily passes at RP 385,000 […]

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January 28, 2014 at 8:44 pm

Sunrise Over Mount Batok and Mount Bromo

Sunrise Over Mount Batok and Mount Bromo

There are only 3 reasons to wake up at 2AM. The first is feeding a newborn (can you guess I’m a new daddy?), the second is making babies and the third is watching the sunrise and viewing Mount Bromo from the the top of Mount Batok. Can you guess why I woke up at 2AM? I went to sleep at […]

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October 15, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Exclusive Kitchen Table Hosting at Sheraton Bali Kuta

Exclusive Kitchen Table Hosting at Sheraton Bali Kuta

For an exclusive culinary experience, nothing beats dining at the Chef’s Table. At Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort we had the pleasure of attending the first Kitchen Table hosted by Rossano Renzelli, Executive Chef of Sheraton Bali Kuta. This is a rare opportunity for guests to visit the inner sanctum of the Executive Chef and enjoy an evening of memorable experiences, tastes and conversations […]

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September 8, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Market Brunch at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Market Brunch at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

For many, Brunch is the only reason to wake up earlier on a lazy Sunday. If you are in Kuta, Bali for the weekend, you should check out the newly launched Market Brunch offered by Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort every Sunday. The first thing about Market Brunch, is the level of child-friendliness. The restaurant has custom made dining tables and […]

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August 30, 2013 at 5:34 pm

A Perfect Weekend Getaway at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

A Perfect Weekend Getaway at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

I know what you are feeling. After months of working hard at your job, you feel burnt out and your mind is dying for a break from the work routine. You want to spend some quality time either alone or with your loved ones without a care in the world. After coming back from a splendid weekend in Bali, let […]

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August 29, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Organic Farming Experience at Kaliandra Eco Resort

Organic Farming Experience at Kaliandra Eco Resort

After arriving at Surabaya Airport at 10PM, we began the 1-hour drive to Kaliandra Eco Resort, located on the slope of Mount Arjuno. The first thing I noticed, getting out of the van, was how chilly it was. OK, by chilly, it was probably 20 degrees Celsius. Yes, I’m Canadian, born in Ottawa and have withstood -30 degree Celsius winters. […]

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August 10, 2013 at 6:41 pm

Seafood on the Beach in Jimbaran, Bali

Seafood on the Beach in Jimbaran, Bali

For the freshest seafood at the best prices for waterfront dining, there is no place better in Bali than the famous strip of restaurants located along Jimbaran beach. Here you can watch the sun set, dig your toes in the sand and enjoy a feast of seafood  all for a very reasonable price. Walk right up to the fish tanks […]

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August 4, 2013 at 8:26 pm

Luwak Coffee Tasting at BAS Bali Coffee Plantation

Luwak Coffee Tasting at BAS Bali Coffee Plantation

About half an hour north of Ubud is the I Love BAS Bali Coffee Plantation. Here you can taste a variety of locally produced tea, coffee and the famous Luwak Coffee. A tray of tea and coffee samples are complementary but to try the world’s most expensive coffee, Kopi Luwak, will set you back RP. 60,000 ($6 USD). Which is really […]

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July 28, 2013 at 7:47 pm