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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...

Hotel Tulips a good mid-range hotel in Yogyakarta

Mid-Range Hotels in Yogyakarta, Our Top Picks

By: Monica Dominguez Accommodations keep popping up in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as more and more international and local travelers explore this wonderful city. Luckily...

Bambu Wukir in action

Bambu Wukir: Speaking Through Wood and String

By: Monica Dominguez Since he was 12 years old, Wukir has been a part of the art community in Malang. He has joined communities in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya and...

garin nugroho at work

Garin Nugroho, His Latest Film ‘Soegija’ & my Role in it!

By: Monica Dominguez Garin Nugroho. A name as familiar to the general population of Indonesians as Quentin Tarantino is to Americans. Don’t know who Garin is? Well...

The ubiquitous pile of trash in Yogya, By: Monica Dominguez

Tired of Trash in Yogyakarta: “Let’s Do It Yogya!” Wants to Clean-Up for Good

By: Monica Dominguez If you have ever visited Yogyakarta, Indonesia, you may have seen the plethora of art, music and traditional Javanese culture coloring every...

Setia Kawan Losmen, Hostel Yogyakarta

Budget Hotels & Hostels in Yogyakarta

By: Monica Dominguez Accommodations keep popping up in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as more and more travelers flock to this wonderful destination on the island of Java....

Permaculture in Thailand, By: Suvajack

Permaculture in Southeast Asia: What is it, Who’s Doing it & How does it Help?

By: Monica Dominguez For gardeners experienced and amateur alike, permaculture, an idea developed about 30 years ago, is all the rage. A combination of the words...

Risma working

Rismakill Drama Darkcloth: Indonesian D.I.Y. Fetish/Punk/Gothic Clothes & Corsets

By: Monica Dominguez D.I.Y. in Indonesia, a National Attitude Indonesia is laced with a D.I.Y. ‘Do It Yourself’ mentality. If your motorcycle breaks, you buy the...

Gunung Sewu in Central Java

Magic Mountain: One Man’s Mission to Save Gunung Sewu Through Ecotourism

By: Monica Dominguez “Do you mind if I draw on your map?” Agung Setyobudi makes a huge brown streak across my Yogyakarta map, showing me the area the Gunungsewu...

Waria's on the street, By: Terje Toomitsu

Waria: The Lives, Struggles & Issues Raised by Yogyakarta’s Transgender Community

By: Monica Dominguez If you decide to romp the late night streets of Yogyakarta, you might encounter one of the area’s 350 waria performing in the streets, ...