• Fitness,  Wellness

    Ride Jakarta

    For months I have been dying to try the classes at Ride Jakarta. As Indonesia’s first boutique indoor cycling studio, I have heard people raved about it. So when Tiara Soemakno, one of the instructors, invited me to try one of her classes I jumped at the opportunity. With branches at Plaza Indonesia and Colony Kemang, Ride Jakarta just opened its latest one at Pacific Place Jakarta. It was easily accessible from where I live. Basically I just walk out my door, hop on an MRT train and then hop off at Istora Mandiri Station where it deposited me nicely in front of the famous shopping mall. Very convenient. The…

  • Leisure,  Lifestyle

    Lotte Cinema

    Established in South Korea since 1999, Lotte Cinema expanded to Indonesia in late 2018. Lotte Cinema Indonesia opened its first Jakarta branch at LotteMart Building, Jl. Fatmawati (formerly D’Best Supermarket Building), about 75m from Cipete MRT Station. If you reached Lotte Cinema with your own vehicle, you would want to park near the lobby in front of Happy Puppy Karaoke. There is an elevator in that lobby which takes you straight up to the multiplex. The Multiplex The multiplex took up the whole fourth floor. It comes equipped with concession stand, praying rooms for Muslims and charging zone. The concession stand however has very limited variety of snacks. It would…