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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...

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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...

Secrets of Keraton Yogyakarta

Inside the Keraton of Yogyakarta

By: Rohman Yuliawana Keraton Yogyakarta is located in the south of the city. The walled complex covers fourteen hectares and consists of dozens of eclectic buildings...

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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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Sundanese. A Language of West Java

By: Emma Kwee The Sundanese have their own language, which is totally different from Bahasa Indonesia. When walking around in Bandung you will probably notice the...

Tahu isi by Annisa Alwita

Tahu Isi. So easy to prepare

By: Chandra Drews One of my favourite childhood snacks, this stuffed tofu dish is one of the main starts of Indonesian fried street food (gorengan). I mean think...

If you like spicy food, you should definitely try sambal

Experience food in Indonesia

When expats make plans of going to Indonesia, they usually imagine the busy streets of Jakarta, with their vibrant atmosphere and traces of colonial history, or...

Photo by: Tatiana Frank

Krupuk: The Indonesian Crunch

In the annals of Indonesian cuisine, there is one food whose importance is often overlooked. This is the krupuk-a crispy wafer whose name is most likely derived from...

A depiction of a Toyol

Get rich quickly in Malaysia with a Toyol!

By: Diana van Oort During lunch at work we share stories about our cultures. Ghost stories were the most recent topic. Many ghost stories revolve around the Japanese...