NOW! Jakarta Magazine - Travel

Explore Indonesia with NOW! Jakarta's comprehensive guide to the best restaurants, dining events, bars and nightlife as well as news on upcoming dance, music, sport and theatre events.

  • Technology That Saves Lives

    Technology That Saves Lives

    Thanks to advancements in medical technology, physicians are now able to offer more accurate diagnosis and precise treatment plans, paving the way for improvements in the way healthcare providers...

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  • Found in Indonesia

    Found in Indonesia

    Egbert Willem Van Orsoy de Flines and the Ceramics Collection of the Museum Nasional The Museum Nasional has one of the largest collections in the world of Chinese export ceramics. All objects...

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  • It’s A Brave New Beer World

    It’s A Brave New Beer World

    Craft beer is all the rage at the moment, and Indonesia is joining in the fun. In the past, the Indonesian beer industry didn’t show much variety, with pilsener or lager the only options...

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  • Don’t Believe In The Future

    Don’t Believe In The Future

    ARTOTEL Sanur – Bali is currently holding an art exhibition by Ican Harem titled ‘Don’t Believe in the Future’ that runs through 2 February 2017. Ican Harem is a young, talented, Bali-based artist...

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  • A Refuge In The Middle of Nature

    A Refuge In The Middle of Nature

    If you pay a visit to Bandung, the vibrant capital of West Java, Bandung, make sure to include Green Forest Resort in the northern area of the city in your hotel list as you are guaranteed to have...

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  • Living Like A Local in Singapore

    Living Like A Local in Singapore

    Singapore doesn’t have a soul, many travellers often claim – but they couldn’t be more wrong. The island city-state boasts a rich heritage and a diverse culture; one only needs to find the right...

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  • NOW! Jakarta Contest

    NOW! Jakarta Contest

    Answer the questions and get a chance to win 2 tickets for International Ballet Star Gala (IBSG) 2017!   HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Follow NOW! Jakarta on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Follow the link...

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  • Rediscovering Bali’s Charm at Belmond Jimbaran Puri

    Rediscovering Bali’s Charm at Belmond Jimbaran Puri

    Bali can be many things: a hotspot for party animals, a paradise for shoppers, a spiritual retreat for those in need of a little peace of mind, a haven of endless possibilities for foodies, or a...

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  • Grand Indonesia’s “Lunar of the Orient”

    Grand Indonesia’s “Lunar of the Orient”

    Grand Indonesia, one of the biggest shopping malls in the city, has organised various events to celebrate the festive Chinese New Year under the theme “Lunar of the Orient.” Visitors can enjoy the...

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  • Hoshino Resorts Opens First Property in Bali

    Hoshino Resorts Opens First Property in Bali

    For many decades, Bali has been a magnet for tourists from all over the world. Domestic and international hotel chains put Bali high on their lists as priority target to expand their hospitality...

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  • Exploring the Role of Women in Art

    Exploring the Role of Women in Art

    French feminist writer, poet and playwright Hélène Cixous once said that in the history of writings, women were silenced for the longest of time, as only men were deemed worthy to express their...

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  • Project VEGA Back Packs for a Good Cause

    Project VEGA Back Packs for a Good Cause

    Some children in the remote Eastern islands of Indonesia do not have access to tools for their learning. This means they are not getting a proper education, which could result in low paying jobs....

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  • Hollywood in Jakarta

    Hollywood in Jakarta

    “If you have not yet heard of, and not therefore actually heard, Avip Priatna’s work then you are missing a piece of history in the making. Avip is the conductor of The Jakarta Concert Orchestra,...

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  • KidZania Celebrates Chinese New Year with “New Beginnings”

    KidZania Celebrates Chinese New Year with “New Beginnings”

    KidZania Jakarta holds a series of special events with the theme “New Beginnings” until January 29 to welcome the Lunar New Year, with all activities featuring elements of education and...

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  • Digital Parenting

    Digital Parenting

    Life in the digital age comes with both opportunities and threats. Technology is influencing parenting like never before, and many families say it makes it more challenging than ever. But it...

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  • A Showcase of Creativity at AIS Arts Festival

    A Showcase of Creativity at AIS Arts Festival

    The Australian International School closed off the year 2016 with its first-ever AIS Arts Festival, which celebrated students’ creativity in visual arts, media, film and music. Taking place at one...

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  • Festival Puts Spotlight on Australian Cinema

    Festival Puts Spotlight on Australian Cinema

    As Indonesian cinemas are mostly dominated by Hollywood movies, international film festivals are always a welcome opportunity to learn more about the cinematic landscape of other countries. The...

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  • The Quest for Power

    The Quest for Power

    Modern technology means that we can organise almost everything we do down to the last detail from the comfort of our own homes. Even going on holiday, which used to take weeks if not months of...

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  • Young Professionals Group: A Comprehensive Discussion with Thomas Lembong

    Young Professionals Group: A Comprehensive Discussion with Thomas Lembong

    Following our sustained engagement with the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), BritCham held a Briefing with HE Thomas Lembong, the former Minister of Trade and new Head of BKPM on...

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  • World Class 2017 Semi Finals: Shaken, Stirred or Twisted

    World Class 2017 Semi Finals: Shaken, Stirred or Twisted

    Aditya Wiguna of Cassis Kitchen and Albert Yacob of J Sparrow’s won the first West Regional Semi Finals and rightfully earned a spot to compete in the National Finals of World Class 2017, an...

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