Jakarta

Discovering Indonesian history in Jakarta's old music stores

Discovering Indonesian history in Jakarta's old music stores

How a trawl through some of Jakarta's old music shops reveals the influences behind Indonesia's modern identity
5 Jakarta hotels for under US$100

5 Jakarta hotels for under US$100

Looking for a place to stay in Jakarta that won't break the bank or give you scabies? Rest your head, and your wallet, at these five hotels
Indonesia considers removing Obama park statue

Indonesia considers removing Obama park statue

Can the 'Little Barry' statue in Indonesia stand tall until Big Barry's Indonesia visit in June?
Jakarta's eco-coffee shop: Coffee with a kitsch kick

Jakarta's eco-coffee shop: Coffee with a kitsch kick

Jakarta's Kedai Coffee offers a weird but wonderful experience
Battle for Batik

Battle for Batik

A controversial UNESCO designation, Malaysian pride and young Indonesian designers breathe new life -- and old arguments -- into a traditional fabric
Creepy monkey in a doll mask stalks the streets of Jakarta

Creepy monkey in a doll mask stalks the streets of Jakarta

Every so often we come across a photo that truly inspires...strange feelings (or Photoshopping) -- like a monkey wearing a doll mask and track pants