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Newsletter: June 2024 New Tables | Top Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival

Newsletter: June 2024 New Tables | Top Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival

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This June, the ever-evolving dining landscape welcomes a wave of ambitious new restaurants ready to steal the spotlight. There's something for every palate. To catch up with these latest new hot spots, here are our monthly new tables in Jakarta, Bali, Bandung, and Surabaya.

In a matter of days, we will celebrate the renowned Dragon Boat Festival that falls on Monday, 10th June 2024 this year. During this time, there are a number of delicious dishes in Chinese cuisine served. One of which is the famous 'Rice Dumpling'. Check our guide to find the best rice dumplings in Jakarta to honour the spirit of the Dragon Boat Festival.

Yanti Subianto Zorlu is an accomplished professional with decades of experience in public relations and marketing. As a Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer for Turkuaz Group - Turkuaz, Warung Turki, and Abang Turki, she remains actively involved in strategic growth and promotion. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Yanti Subianto Zorlu. She shares her motivations, background, and insights into how she manages her successful restaurants. Read our full exclusive interview here.

Bali has a variety of retreats that cater to a digital detox. These sanctuaries provide not just a break from the screen but also opportunities to connect with nature. Here are some of the best places in Bali to minimize your screen time and begin your digital detox journey.

For Bali's cultural article, we highlight Scenic Garden of Extremity: Exploring the Historical Taman Ujung Sukasada Bali. Read more here.

For Bandung, we have the top kids-friendly cafes, the best Nasi Padang restaurants, and the best coffee shops for WFC in town.

For Surabaya, we have the best homey cafes and coffee shops, the best places to find Surabaya local delicacies Tahu Tek and Lontong Kupang.

This week, JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya is delighted to unveil an exceptional "Wellness Retreat" in partnership with COMO Shambhala Estate on June 8th and 9th 2024. This exclusive event promises a transformative journey towards rejuvenation and well-being, coinciding with the celebration of Global Wellness Day. Read more here for more information and how to join the event.

Southeast Asia has once again been honoured as the world’s premier Muslim tourist destination, according to Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI). In the 2024 study, Indonesia and Malaysia tied for the top spot among 145 destinations. Read more here.

Norwegian DJ and music producer, Alan Walker, made a surprise visit to the teachers and students of Al-Azhar Medan Private High School. Alan Walker flew directly from New York to Medan to meet them in person. Read more here. And don't forget to catch Alan Walker Live Performance Show at PHANTOM - PIK 2 this weekend. More information here.

In closing, may we always continue to aspire and remember to stay empowered, because you are powerful.

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