June 01, 2016
For you who are working in Indonesia or working with Indonesian people in Jakarta, you might have heard the term Mudik. Yes, you will hear it a lot especially when Ramadan season has begun. According to several sources, the term mudik refers to the exodus of Indonesian workers from big cities back to their hometown, as an annual tradition ahead of Idul Fitri or Lebaran.
March 01, 2016
Batik has always been and always be Indonesia’s leading heritage. The masterfully painted cloth is known internationally for its unique style and traditional ambiance. Batik is one of Indonesia’s proudest heritages.
March 01, 2016
Indonesia and Sheila Majid might not be strange thing to be heard. This Malaysian senior singer has spent most of her career in Indonesia since her young age, and has feel like this is her second home after Malaysia. Warna and Emosi were the two big albums that opened her path to be one of Indonesian sweet heart back in the 90s, and since then she was becoming more and more success in Indonesia.
February 01, 2016
Markets are filled with daily needs such as groceries, clothes and other Knicks-knacks. Every city has it’s go-to market, usually bustling with people frantically ticking items off their shopping lists. Rarely though do people take a moment to think about the history behind the buildings. There is no place, especially in Indonesia, which does not have an interesting history. Yes, even markets have their histories.
December 01, 2015
New Year is coming and it only a few days away! Have you decided where you want to spend the night at? For you who are currently stay or maybe intend to visit Jakarta to celebrate this New Year 2016, here are some of Jakarta’s hotspots for New Year celebration.
November 01, 2015
Massaman curry is one of Thailand’s famous dishes that CNNGo even gave it a predicate as one of the most delish foods in Asia. The taste of Massaman curry is suit to all spicy food lovers, plus with the fusion of savory exotic herbs and fresh ingredients, this unique food is really indulging. But did you know that this food was originally come from Arab and Persia? Circa 16th century there were Muslim traders from Arab carrying not only goods to trade but also herbs from their earlier transit, Indonesia.
November 01, 2015
Stuck in Jakarta with only a few days’ holiday? Fret Not! Thousand Islands, located just hours from the center of Jakarta, offer the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle. As you fly into Indonesia’s Soekarno Hatta International Airport, you can see many islands dotting the sea in the Bay of Jakarta.; these are Pulau Seribu, well-known as “Thousand Islands”. There are 78 coral islands here most of which are inhabited and can reach in less than three hours from Marina Ancol. Tourists can charter a modest boat, speedboat, or even a posh ferry to reach the islands.
October 29, 2015
The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta is pleased to announce the appointment of Fadjri Roesman to the position of Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing for two luxury hotels under Singgasana Group, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta and Ayodya Resort Bali. Mr. Fadjri will look after Sales, Marketing Communication and E-Commerce as well as responsible to determine appropriate sales strategies in all market segments toward maximizing the hotel’s revenue.
October 19, 2015
As part of appreciation and an expression of gratitude, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta celebrated its 9th anniversary by holding a series of social activities. Through Sultan Peduli program and as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta organized a fund raising activity by donating Rp 2.000,- from every guest purchased throughout August and September 2015. The money raised was donated to the hotel’s CSR beneficiary ‘Wahana Visi Indonesia’ which will be used to help children in Halmahera and West Borneo.
October 01, 2015
Indonesian cuisine is rich in herbs and spices such as chili, turmeric, ginger and galangal. The way they cook and processing the food is vary in each region, based on the tradition and influence from other cultures which come and stay on that region in particular era. In general, most of the dishes in Java Island are similar to one another, the difference is usually lays on taste. For example, Central Java has the more sweet taste on their cuisine, meanwhile on West and East Java the cuisine are usually hot and savory.