Category: Lifestyle

Ashley Bickerton-Bali’s Least Known Famous Artist

When Ashley Bickerton left New York City for Bali in 1997 he was a major star on the international arts scene. His trajectory to the top had begun only a decade before...

From Russia with Love in Nusa Dua

A Russian restaurant on the island of Bali? You may think that’s odd considering the tropical climes of our island paradise, but it’s actually a shrewd china...

Beauty and the Bathroom

On a recent Saturday night, after elbowing my way across a crowded nightclub, I arrived at the ladies’ room to discover that it, too, was absolutely crammed. Packed to...

“Indorock” – Indonesia’s Contribution To The Birth Of Rock’N’Roll

In July 1960, Allan Williams, a Liverpool club owner on a trip to Hamburg, wandered into a club off the Reeperbahn, and saw, “an Indonesian group performing Elvis...

Children of Srikandi: The First Indonesian Documentary about Queer Women

Published first on Latitudes.nu For the first time in the history of Indonesian cinema, queer female filmmakers are breaking the code of silence. Eight Indonesian women,...

Alcoholics Anonymous Anyone?

Alcoholics Bar & Grill Jalan Kemang Raya no. 72N Jakarta Selatan 021 7195675 info@alcoholicsbar.com If you’re trying to wean yourself off the booze, maybe it’s...

The Raid: Redemption

The Raid: Redemption is an Indonesian film like no other. It’s a wildly exciting adrenaline rush of a punch fest that recently reached number 11 at the U.S. box...

Local Comedians

Miund expects to be heckled. She’s used to it. As one of Indonesia’s up-and-coming stand-up comedians, she has to be. It’s only when she’s not being pestered...

The Artisan’s Table

When you see a Kain Ikat you may think to yourself, “Hmm, that’s pretty. Maybe I’ll buy that for Mum.” If you stop and take a close look at one of these works of...

Negev – An Oasis in a Busy Desert

This new restaurant has the X factor. When you enter, you feel class ooze out of its multi-faceted walls. Surrounding you are sculptures, carvings, and paintings that...

Design on Bali : Less is More

Keeping up with the latest contemporary trends, architectural design on Bali is of course all about minimalism. Or at least, that’s what everybody building a new villa...

Benny & Mice

My Indonesian language skills have never been that good. I struggle to put three or four words together and when I can manage that there is no guarantee I can repeat the...

Delicacies for the Daring Diner

It’s hard to put your finger on what makes Ben Hil (short for Bendungan Hilir), right at the heart of the city, the go-to spot for street food. Maybe it’s the...

Restaurateur’s Tour

“Order in! One Ceasar Salad, one onion soup. Followed by one Salmon, pink, one Angus Tenderloin, medium rare, truffle mash.” There has always been some form of...

Education Guide 2017

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