It's that time when the vibrant cocktail culture takes center stage, raising glasses to embrace Negroni Week 2023. To support the cause and toast the occasion, these are a few highlighted bars to celebrate Negroni Week in Jakarta, Bali, and Bandung.
Jakarta’s Kelapa Gading is well-known for its residential area, shopping malls, and apartments, but what about dining spots? Oh, you don't say! No matter what food you are in the mood for, Kelapa Gading has it! This time we've curated a list of the best cafes and restaurants for your upscale culinary adventures in Kelapa Gading. Read here.
Among the vibrant threads of culture, the KECAK Dance of Bali stands out as a remarkable and captivating spectacle. But do you know that this dance was first created for entertainment purposes? Find out more here.
Bali is also known as one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world. But beneath the surface of this tropical paradise lies a poignant tale of courage, sacrifice, and unwavering devotion to freedom. This is the story of the Puputan Margarana War, a chapter in Bali's history that embodies the very essence of heroism
Ready to unwind and relax after a bustling day in Bandung? A perfect drink is just what you're looking for. These cocktail bars offer a fantastic selection of cocktails, and some of them are discreetly tucked away. Here are the best cocktail bars in Bandung.
Next week, The Westin Surabaya will present the Ultimate Wellness Weekend in collaboration with COMO Shambhala Estate. This extraordinary event promises an invigorating and rejuvenating experience through a curated line-up of a delectable COMO Shambhala Cuisine by Chef Dewa Wijaya in collaboration with The Westin Surabaya’s Executive Chef, Hijrah Mustofa Putra. You are all welcome to join, check the full details here.
Indonesia’s Transport Ministry has confirmed that the 142.3km Jakarta - Bandung high-speed line will officially open in early October. Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo went for a spin on the country's new China-backed high-speed train, ahead of the Jakarta-Bandung route. The train hit 350 kilometers per hour and earned a positive review from the president. Read the full story here.
Meanwhile, Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy released the 2023–2024 Tourism and Creative Economy Outlook. The newly launched outlook could be used as a guide by tourism and creative economy players in formulating strategic plans for 2023–2024. Read here for the full story.
And with that, we want to close this week's newsletter with a very thankful and grateful heart.