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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,...

Fake or Real

Fabulous Fakes

By: Nuraini Juliastuti This story starts with a friend of mine named Sari. Recently Sari received-or so she thought-an Adidas brand jacket as a gift from an uncle who...

Headspin, By: Diane van Oort

Escape in Breakdance in Vietnam

By: Diana van Oort Muscles are being stretched and flexed, head-spins and handstands practiced while the dancers are seizing each other up. The atmosphere is relaxed...

White Shoes & the Couples Company: A Motley Crew of Indie Pop Indonesians

By: Chandra Drews If there’s one thing Indonesians of my generation (born anytime between 1978-1988) most have in common, it’s the love for the melodies of pop...

P1000851. By: Sita van Bemmelen

Sita’s stories: The Magic of the Mobile Phone

By: Sita van Bemmelen There is no doubt about it: the mobile phone has conquered the world. Even in remote and poor villages on the island of Bali, people have...

Edward and Chi and their little boy

Cross-Cultural Couples: Edward and Chi

By: Diana van Oort Our family of mixed couples is growing bigger and bigger. The Latitudes Cross-Cultural Couples series is a testament to the intermingling of...

THE ABC OF BANDUNG: Aroma Coffee, Batagor & Ciwalk!

By: Andri Suryo Get ready to explore one of Indonesia’s most bustling cities: Bandung! Bandung is the capital city of west Java, the Indonesian answer to Paris or as...

The Raid Film

The Raid: Redemption

By: Andrew Trigg, first published on Jakarta Expat The Raid: Redemption is an Indonesian film like no other. It’s a wildly exciting adrenaline rush of a punch fest...

Not Just Another Ugly Duckling Story

By: Labodalih Sembiring To all young girls out there, imagine yourself constantly likened to Olive, the cartoon fictional character Popeye’s love interest, because...

Headshot Poster

Headshot: a Buddhist Crime-Noir?

By: Ari Ernesto Purnama A Review of Headshot (Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, 2011) at CinemAsia Film Festival, De Balie 4-8 April, Amsterdam Last Saturday at the CinemAsia film...