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Erik van der Werff

The Enchanting Wae Rebo by Lara Shati

Flores Island of Flowers

By: Reyhard Matheos Have you ever imagined living in a house with more than 6 families? Seems a bit crowded and uncomfortable right? Yet, the traditional Manggaraian...

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A Malaysian Christmas Spread: Green Apple Chutney

By: Erna Dyanty Ready for some Christmas feeling? Latitudes gives you the best tips for your holidays cooking, Christmas presents and trips! Every year in December,...

The Esplanade Theatre, By: Noorman Wijaksana

Singapore Language and Culture

By: Cher Tan Malay may be enshrined in the national Constitution of Singapore as the 'national' language, but in practice the most common language is English,...

Kaki lima, five feet, food for all, By: Ed Caffin

Five Things to Love about Kaki Lima

By: Ed Caffin Not everybody loves them. The Indonesian mobile food-cart, the kaki lima has an infamous reputation. Most people find them annoying and claim they...

An old house in Lasem, By: Labodalih Sembiring

Introduction to Lasem: Java’s Forgotten Little China

By: Labodalih Sembiring Once upon a time on the northern coast of Java, there was a kingdom. It was situated near the meeting point of a long strip of white-sand ...

Idul Fitri 2011

Happy Idul Fitri 1438 H. Mohon maaf lahir dan batin. May these joyous days bring happiness for you and your family.

By: Jack Lato & Emma Kwee Idul Fitri is the most important day on the Islamic calendar. Cleansed and a few pounds lighter, millions of Indonesians return home...

Beef Rendang

Ramadan Recipes: Beef Rendang

By: Melissa Lin Beef Rendang is a dish that is usually served during Malay celebrations and weddings. It is also eaten traditionally during the holy fasting month...

Gugun Blues Shelter

Gugun Blues Shelter: “Make Blues the Rice of Music”

By: Angela Richardson Blues musicians are generally known for playing covers and recycling existing songs, which in turn gives this genre a certain stigma ...

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Nano Suratno: Father of Sundanese Music

By: Patrick Durkan Known more popularly as Kang Nano S. this prolific and influential composer did much for Indonesian and more specifically Sundanese (West Java) music...

My House by Thomas Weber Carlsen

My House in Cambodia

By: Thomas Weber Carlsen January is Indo-China month at Latitudes. Thomas Weber Carlsen is a Danish architect and industrial designer who has been living with his...