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Experience Amsterdam From the Water

July 16th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – We absolutely love summer in Europe, it’s the perfect time of year to travel and get to know different places. We have been lucky enough to travel with the iAmsterdam and see amazing places and have experienced great things. Today we wanted to share some photos which we made in a Canal Tour, Amsterdam. We got to see the historic city has to offer such as the Zevenbogenbruggengracht, the Skinny Bridge, the VOC-ship and the docks. The Day Canal Cruise is the unique way to experience the city!

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Packing For Amsterdam

July 10th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – This time around, I’ll be going to #iAmsterdam that I am very familiar with, so packing should be a cinch. Here are some of my travel essentials for Amsterdam. I’m so excited!

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Lontong Sayur For Breakfast at Alila Jakarta

July 10th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – This morning is the one day that I fancy going out (not a room service) for breakfast in Alila Jakarta and I came accross one of my fave restaurants, Buzz restaurant. It is tastefully decorated and boasts a brilliant menu. I retired to my favourite window with a Lontong Sayur and had the most lovely 15 minutes of morning bliss. Fantastic!

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Buzz’s Fresh Squid Ink Pasta

July 10th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – Yesterday night, I went out for dinner at Buzz Restaurant, Alila Jakarta. I arrived at 8.45pm and I ordered Fresh Squid Ink Pasta with prawns, garlic, semi dried tomato, sambal olek and coriander. It was a good sizes portion, creamy, fresh and full of flavour. Lastly, I chose the Es Campur, ice mixed with fruits, cassava, sago, syrup and condensed milk. YUM! I had a lovely time. The atmosphere was great, the portions were good and the food was tasty.

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Shanghai Storm’s Seafood La Mi An Spicy

July 9th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – When I stayed at the Alila Jakarta where I would have happily stayed for forever. After only 2 hours of sleep in the afternoon, at 2.45pm, I woke up with a sore head and staggered downstairs for the lunch. Shanghai Storm, soon became one of my favorites restaurants in the world. I discovered this chinese-restaurant was to enjoy a good Steam Chicken Siew Mai, fresh Seafood La Mi An Spicy made by a kind uncle and nice atmosphere. The broth was so delicious and comforting.

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Keep Calm And Spa Alila

July 8th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – We could not think of better photos to upload, which we took at the Spa Alila, Alila Jakarta. It is undoubtedly one of our favorites. We loved the atmosphere, and it is the perfect place to relax in the centre of Jakarta. And we recommend any of its lovely Balinese massages, feel  tension dissolve with this ancient  Balinese  healing  therapy  that  combines  gentle  stretching, long therapeutic strokes and skin rolling to relieve muscle pain. Palm and thumb pressure techniques are also applied to unravel the deepest stress and improve blood flow. The Spa Alila has everything that I look for in a spa: good therapist, amazing rest and lovely atmosphere.

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Yellow Coconut Rice For Breakfast in Alila Jakarta

July 7th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – The next morning in Alila Jakarta, I ordered our Indonesian breakfast to come up to the room. Just as an extra treat! Yellow Coconut Rice served with beef, potato cake, bean cake, egg chili sauce, sauteed vegetables and seasonal fruits. It was 7am. WHOA! Room service! OMG this is one of the best yellow coconut rice I’ve ever eaten! I’m going to cry! This beef is still hot! Oh yum this egg chili sauce is so so soooo goood muuum!

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Buzz Restaurant and their Famous Nasi Goreng Alila

July 6th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – This particular day, I went to dinner at Buzz Restaurant in Alila Jakarta. I arrived at 8.30pm and I ordered Nasi Goreng Alila – fried rice with seafood served with chicken sate, crackers, fried egg and sambal. YUM!! It was succulent, tender, and so yummy. Nasi Goreng was always my favorite. Fresh Ginger Ale – Sparkling mineral water, freshly juiced ginger, freshly juiced green apple. And lastly, I ordered one of my childhood favorites: Pisang Bakar Keju – grilled bananas topped with grated cheddar and dark chocolate. It was sooo good. I was in absolute heaven!

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Alila Jakarta Make Yourself at Home

July 5th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Thetraveljunkie.org – This hotel in the middle of Jakarta’s central business district, a welcome retreat from the energy of its surrounding streets, the Alila Jakarta was a fantastic choice for us when we recently visited this great city. Overlooking The National Museum (Monas), the hotel feels surprisingly isolated and is itself adorned with overtones of museum-worthy abstract art.

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[Video] Gili Trawangan With Pearl of Trawangan

July 4th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink


Thetraveljunkie.org – I absolutely love island hopping, it’s the perfect time of year to travel and get to rediscover places. Pearl of Trawangan has always been the perfect traveling companion, I have been lucky enough to travel with the resort and see amazing places and have experienced great things. Today I wanted to share a video which I made for Pearl of Trawangan in Gili Island, Lombok. I visited the Pearl of Trawangan and totally transports you to a summery atmosphere which makes you dream about palm trees, sun, the beach and blue sea. And now the question is, where shall we go next? Jakarta, Amsterdam and Paris.

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