Category: Featured

One Wave is All it Takes!

Onewave is a non-profit surf community, founded by two young Australians in February 2013, to give people hope in order to beat ‘funks’ such as depression, anxiety...

Indonesia Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation

And explore Indonesia with a very keen eye and widening mind is what Elizabeth Pisani (EP) did for just over a year in 2011/12. She was first posted here by Reuters in...

Shoe-be-do Heaven

It is official - I am a shoe addict! Four hundred pairs and counting! I don't care much for ‘it’ bags and I carry a leather tasselled bag, which was a display piece...

Expats and Locals in Solidarity for a Safer Bali

In response to the recent increase in street crimes, road accidents, home burglaries, and murder in Bali, expats have created forums and events to bring local...

Children learning English

Global Village: An English School without Walls

Bukik Batabuah, Agam regency in West Sumatra. is blessed with beautiful rice terraces and cool air. The road along the village turns into a place of learning English by...

Audrey Soraya

Meet Audrey Soraya Rodriguez Rincon

Meet Audrey Soraya Rodriguez Rincon, a beautiful mother of two with more than 20 years of experience in the healthy lifestyle world. This health coach is new to Jakarta...

The Warung Ritual of Bali

There is something so delightfully charming about the warung. It’s a celebration of culture, where traditional foods meet a relaxing, unpretentious ambience that...

Acro Yoga with Mandala Bali

The Yoga Bomb – Can it Explode with Flowers?

There seems to be a lot of confusion, everywhere. No-one quite knows what to believe in anymore. There’s just so much information out there and other cultures and...

Meet The Expat - Mike Shipton

Meet Mike Shipton

Meet Mike Shipton. A South African expat with a high-pressure, demanding job, Mike is an exceptionally cheerful guy with a positive outlook on life. Mike loves his job...

Meet The Expat - Sara Amy

Meet Sara Amy

Meet Sara Amy. Sara is a Vipassana Meditation practitioner and advocate, devoting her life to sharing its ways to benefit others.

Health Services

In Sickness and in Wealth

Indonesia aims to implement a system of universal healthcare by 2019, but that won’t stop the country’s richest citizens from going to Singapore hospitals when...

Vivienne Kruger

Vivienne Kruger: Balinese Food

Vivienne Kruger first visited Bali on a week-long overland trip from Jakarta in 1993. For five years, starting in 1999, she wrote travel articles for Bali & Beyond...

Mainstreaming Disability Rights

During the last decade, Indonesia has experienced steady progress in an increase in per capita income and in poverty elimination. However, the country faces challenges...

Chiropractic

Using Advances in Medicine to Manage Scoliosis

SCOLIOSIS: When most patients are referred to us or they drop in to see us, they are usually informed that they either have scoliosis, or they are suspected of having...