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Gunung Meja by Ed Caffin

Flores: Island of Traditions and Ceremonies

By: Ed Caffin The island of Flores is one of Indonesia’s emerging travel destinations. With Lombok’s international airport up and running, and a number of...

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The democratization of the stapler on Bali

By: Diana Darling The staple—a tiny bit of wire with pointed tips, which, with one crunch of the hand, can join papers together tightly and neatly, until the staple...

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The Influence of Gamelan on Western Modern Music

By: Patrick Durkan Gamelan is an ancient Indonesian form of music that is still thriving today. Part of the reason for this is the interest the western world has had...

Music:The Cambodian Space Project

Building Communities through Music

By: Emma Kwee Music brings people together. 'Music is the best tool to connect people. But more importantly, is what happens when you connect people with the same...

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Indonesian Popular Music. A History

By: Chandra Drews and Emma Kwee Indonesia has a rich culture of music that sadly often goes unappreciated overseas or even (more sadly) at home. This article...

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Secrets of the Plain of Jars. Traveling Laos

By: Willy van Rooijen Boom! Loud explosions resound during our visit to the Plain of Jars in northern Laos. This  tourist attraction near Vietnam owes its fame not...

Gotten used to Bangkok traffic? By Noel Lindquist

You May Have Been Living in Thailand for too Long

By: Noël Lindquist 1. When an ant crawls into your noodle soup or plate of spicy som tam, you don’t bother removing it and chock it up as extra protein. 2....

Alternative Travel: Sumbawa by Motorbike

Sumbawa by Motorbike

By: Ed Caffin Apart from the legendary surfspots at Maluk and Lakey Peak, few see more of Sumbawa. Mostly, it is only observed from behind the window of a bus,...

Making the train your home, By: Francisco Manzola

Traveling Vietnam by train

By: Ate Hoekstra January is Indo-China month at Latitudes. They sometimes call it the ‘Reunification Express’, the train that connects Hanoi in North-Vietnam to Ho...

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Wok the Rock: Founder of Yes No Wave Music

By: Monica Dominguez Yesterday, I had the oppurtunity to interview the creator of one of Indonesia’s first and only free online record labels. The man is Wok The...