Category: Featured

Making Sense of the Climate Change Debate

The health of the Earth’s environment and the sustainable management of its organic (carbon-based) and non-organic (non-carbon-based) resources, is at or very near the...

Brian Kenny Aldinger – Co-Founder of Naughty Nuri’s Warung

About 17 years ago Brian Kenny Aldinger and Nuri Suryatmi opened a small warung on a lonely street on the North side of Ubud. Back in those days, there weren’t many...

Environmental Crusader – Robin Marinos

Robin Marinos is living proof that one person can change the environment for the better, although his campaign to protect Indonesia’s marine life has nearly cost him...

What Happens When Bum-Nuggets Become Gold-Nuggets?

The World’s Most Expensive & Exploitive Coffee: Kopi Luwak There’s nothing like a nice and warm cup of excrement in the morning to really get the day going...

Indonesian Citizenship Concerns for Children from Mixed Marriages

The topic of mixed marriages in Indonesia is riddled with a considerable number of legal liabilities, regulations, and concerns. As a result, you need to be aware of...

Indonesian Citizenship Concerns for Children from Mixed Marriages

The topic of mixed marriages in Indonesia is riddled with a considerable number of legal liabilities, regulations, and concerns. As a result, you need to be aware of...

Peter Steenbergen

Meet Peter Steenbergen. The man behind Made’s Warung who drove to Bali from Amsterdam in 1973 in a minivan and fell in love. Peter, you’ve been in Bali a long time...

Summer Flames

Bring out the bikinis and heat up the barbeque grills- it’s that time of the year. Throughout summer, our buddies in the U.S. throw BBQ parties, while our pals in...

Joseph Conrad in Indonesia

Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) was the most successful ESL/EFL/ESOL student of all time. A Pole by birth, he did not speak English until he was in his twenties, but in...

Surfers Come Together to Rescue Uluwatu

If you were one of the reported 250,000 surfers visiting the Uluwatu cliff each year then at an initial glance there is not much to complain about. Cold drinks, hot food...

Legal Realities of Indonesian Expatriates – Land Ownership

When individuals move to Indonesia for the purpose of expatriation, the process usually involves a large number of personal and legal considerations. While it is vital...

Auke Sonnega – Bali’s First Spiritual Artist

If you happened to be one of the few tourists wandering on Jalan Kaleran, Ubud (in those days there were no street names) in 1956, you would have certainly noticed the...

Legal Realities of Indonesian Expatriates – Land Ownership

When individuals move to Indonesia for the purpose of expatriation, the process usually involves a large number of personal and legal considerations. While it is vital...

Migrant Worker Quandary: To be Overworked? Or Have No Work at All?

At a run-down bus terminal in a small village, Yanti couldn’t hold back her tears as she hugs her three year old son while waiting to board a bus to the airport. She...

Education Guide 2017

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