Surabaya Airport Wipes The Floor

Oct 19th, 2011, by Chris, 5 comments

Surabaya’s Juanda Airport shows it’s no flash in the pan, retaining its crown for Best Airport Toilets.

Top Hotels of Bali & Lombok

Oct 11th, 2011, by Chris, 7 comments

The “top choice” hotels of Bali and Lombok, as judged by Lonely Planet.

Film ‘Position Among the Stars’

Sep 23rd, 2011, by Patung, 18 comments

Scenes from slum life in Jakarta as a poor family does battle with globalisation.

Clean & Green Cities

Sep 21st, 2011, by Patung, 21 comments

City of culture, Yogyakarta, takes home the coveted Green Region awards for 2011.

Best Indonesian Banks

Sep 5th, 2011, by Chris, 41 comments

Which Indonesian banks are most suitable for an expat’s needs? Find the answers here.

Norway Shootings

Jul 25th, 2011, by Patung, 216 comments

Indonesian non reactions to the killing spree by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway.

Take to the Sky

Jul 6th, 2011, by Chris, via Mau Ke Mana, 14 comments

‘Welcome to our Sky’ – Chris profiles a new Indonesian airline: Sky Aviation.

Beer & Baconless: Mr Bule Flees Ramadan

Jul 4th, 2011, by Patung, 17 comments

As the holy month looms an Australian journalist plans his escape from the restrictions of Ramadhan.

Rupiah For Visitors

Jun 21st, 2011, by Chris, via Mau Ke Mana, 15 comments

The ins and outs of Indonesian currency, Chris guides hapless tourists through the world of rupiah.

Angry Indonesian Cows

Jun 14th, 2011, by Oigal, via THE DRUM, 19 comments

Cows and corruption, and another view on the great Cattle Carnage Controversy.

Singapura to Jayapura

Jun 6th, 2011, by Chris, via Mau Ke Mana, 6 comments

Makassar in South Sulawesi as an airline hub and gateway to eastern Indonesia’s road less travelled delights.

“A Bloody Business”

May 31st, 2011, by Patung, 44 comments

Reports from our southern neighbour of gross mistreatment of cattle at Indonesian abattoirs.

Pancasila Education

May 16th, 2011, by benlaksana, via The Indonesian, 6 comments

Re-emphasising the need for Pancasila based education values to deal with the rise of religious radical groups in Indonesia.

Benjamin Ketang & Israel

May 15th, 2011, by Patung, 14 comments

A celebration of the foundation of Israel at a Puncak hotel, students in Situbondo outraged.

Sumatra For The Intrepid

May 12th, 2011, by Chris, 11 comments

Intrepid Travel launches a new tour in Indonesia, covering the highlights of (northern) Sumatra.

Expats & Credit Cards

May 2nd, 2011, by Chris, 9 comments

Why is it so hard for expats to get a credit card in Indonesia? And is it worth having one anyway?

Miss Metal: Queen of Coffee

Apr 29th, 2011, by Patung, 9 comments

Indonesia chooses its representative for the hotly contested Queen of Coffee beauty pageant – Laskari Metal Bitticaca.

Bali Bromo Express

Apr 17th, 2011, by Chris, via Mau Ke Mana, 12 comments

How to get to Malang in East Java to see Bromo mountain, etc; flying from Bali and Jakarta.

Cirebon Mosque Bomb

Apr 15th, 2011, by Patung, 19 comments

A bomb goes off at a police station mosque in Cirebon, injuring at least 28 people.

Neo-colonialism in Libya

Mar 30th, 2011, by Patung, 23 comments

Hasyim Muzadi sees a dark western oil grab plot in the attack by allied powers on Libya.

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