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Saigon Ink, Tattoo in Vietnam

By: Diana van Oort After our report ‘Got Ink? Yogyakarta Tattoo Guide’ we present another story on tattoo life in South East Asia: Saigon Ink. Vietnam is not a...

Street food: Bugs and beetles

Cambodian specialties: Siem Reap street food

It's Indo-China month at Latitudes! Thanks to the likes of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the notoriety of Cambodian delicacies such as stuffed frog, deep fried...

Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon

Signs of Change: Traveling through Burma

Text & Images by: Willem van Gent January is Indo-China month at Latitudes. Willem van Gent and Willy van Rooijen are a Dutch couple who traveled through Burma....

Evening in Hoi An: Traditional lanterns on sale, By: Simon Hare

Heaven & Hell in Historic Hoi An

By: Simon Hare January is Indo-China month at Latitudes. Hoi An is a sensory feast. Its ancient streets and alleyways are lined with ornate dark-wood shop-houses of...

Sights in Vientiane, By: Jean-Paul Dalbera

Vientiane, Laos’ Easy Going Cafe Capital

By: Isaac Olson January is Indo-China month at Latitudes. “Is this the best apple pie that I have ever tasted in my life?” My grandma might have been offended by...

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A Green Hajj?

By: Kafil Yamin 300.000 Indonesian Muslims, along with around 3 million pilgrims, return from Mecca annually and leave behind 100 million plastic bottles. Unless...

Mooncakes, By: Aveoree

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival (or Zhongqiu Jie in Chinese) refers to a festival in East Asian and Southeast Asian countries celebrating the end of the autumn harvesting season...

A typical streetfood cart 'kaki lima'-5 legs, 3 on the cart, two on the owner

Have the Guts to Eat from the Street

By: Hush Petersen, first published in Jakarta Expat There are two kinds of people in Jakarta: the ones that eat street food and the ones that don’t. The ones that do...

Photo by Evgenia Bolyukh

Salty water, travels in Lombok

Our journey from Denpasar started early: we checked in for the first Merpati flight to Mataram, Lombok at 6am. We took off within an hour in a small propeller plane and...

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The Stranger (a Short Story)

By: Carlo Convertini I always knew I’ve been at ease in the ever-changing role of the stranger: he who’s always coming from a mystic and distant place called ...