How to get an Indonesian Visa on Arrival in Jakarta Airport, Java

I recently wrote about how to get an Indonesian Visa on arrival in Denpasar Airport in Bali, so I’d thought I’d also share my information on getting the visa on arrival in Jakarta – pretty similar of course, but worth posting for those coming into the country at Jakarta Airport. I first visited Indonesia in 2012, flying in Read more about How to get an Indonesian Visa on Arrival in Jakarta Airport, Java[…]

jakarta indonesia slums by the harbour

My Top 5 Things to See and Do in Jakarta, Indonesia

In a city as colossal as Jakarta it’s hard to know where to start with a top 5, so I’ve kind of condensed these 5 down and kept them to a personal top 5 rather than your usual. These are the 5 things I enjoyed most in Jakarta, that’s not to say these are the Read more about My Top 5 Things to See and Do in Jakarta, Indonesia[…]

Cafe Batavia in Jakarta

Thirsty Thursdays: Cafe Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta in Indonesia is just colossal! My visit there last year was a good one. We got around the city a fair bit and were amazed that it has both posh shopping malls and dingy slum markets with huge contrasts between rich and poor. It was undoubtedly our trip to the harbourside slums that stands Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Cafe Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia[…]

Arrival in Jakarta, Indonesia and An Apology To Rodrigo

Arrival in Jakarta was expected to be a straight forward meeting with my Brazilian friend Rodrigo. He was touring South East Asia at the time and because I live in Hong Kong and had a week off work, we agreed to meet up and travel round a few parts of Indonesia. Panny Yu was in Read more about Arrival in Jakarta, Indonesia and An Apology To Rodrigo[…]

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