Foreign Correspondents in Indonesia

Jul 1st, 159 comments

DC Guy on what foreign correspondents are not telling you about Indonesia, and employment prospects for westerners in Asia. Read More →

The Amazing Bull Race

Oct 23rd, 4 comments

Bull racing in Madura, East Java

‘The Amazing Race’ visits a different “running of the bulls” in Madura, East Java.

Flying with Wings Air

Oct 23rd, via Mau Ke Mana, 5 comments

Wings Air

Taking off with Indonesia’s biggest regional airline, Wings Air.

Rhonda Goes to Bali

Oct 15th, 28 comments

Rhonda & Ketut

Rhonda flies into Bali and becomes romantically entangled with cabana boy Ketut.

North Sumatra & Aceh Tour

Oct 15th, via Mau Ke Mana, 1 comment

Batak Toba house

15 days of being up close and personal with the people and culture of North Sumatra and Aceh.

White Women and Indonesian Memories

Oct 1st, 34 comments


Expat D.C. Guy returns to the States, and western women, and bemoans the loss of the sultry pleasures of Jakarta and its womenfolk.

“Beautiful Bali” Tour

Sep 30th, via Mau Ke Mana, 7 comments


Enjoy a 9 day tour of “Beautiful Bali” a little off the beaten track, exploring inland and north Bali.

Bali Raw: An exposé of the underbelly of Greater Kuta

Jun 27th, 32 comments

Bali Raw

A good bloke in Greater Kuta; a review of the book “Bali Raw: an expose of the underbelly of Bali, Indonesia”.

Kiwis Can’t Fly In Indonesia

Sep 26th, via Mau Ke Mana, no comments

Kiwi Pilot

Kiwis ask the Indonesian Ambassador why his country’s domestic flights cannot be booked online.

Political Party Corruption Rates

Jun 14th, 20 comments


The most corrupt parties, political corruption rates: SBY says Partai Demokrat is far from the worst.

Kal-Star Raises The Bar

Sep 8th, via Mau Ke Mana, 2 comments

Kal-Star Aviation

Indonesian regional airline, Kal-Star, improves its standards.

Marijuana Queen Clemency

Jun 4th, 10 comments


Grumblings about the frequent and now large remissions for Marijuana Queen Schapelle Corby.

Indonesian Train E-Tickets

Aug 23rd, via Mau Ke Mana, 12 comments

Train E-tickets

Online booking and e-ticketing introduced for Indonesian trains.

Online Shopping, Offline Payment

May 26th, 8 comments

Online Shopping Indonesia

Indonesians embrace online shopping, with some reservations.

Sleepless in Soekarno-Hatta Airport

Aug 16th, via Mau Ke Mana, 20 comments

Sleeping in Airport

So little to do, so much time – hints and tips for visitors transiting Jakarta Airport in the middle of the night.

Gaga No Go

May 17th, 52 comments

Lady Gaga Satan

Lady Gaga banned from Jakarta, unlike similar “controversial” performers.

Time For A Change?

Jul 26th, via Mau Ke Mana, 7 comments

Time for Change - Clock

Indonesia to move to one time zone, starting 28 October 2012.

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