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1001 Books for Indonesian Children

Since 2002, 1001buku Foundation has been campaigning to provide equal access to books for Indonesian children. While technology and Internet access continue to grow in...

Jalan Jalan – A Novel of Indonesia

Mike Stoner Tuttle Publishing 2016 ISBN 978-0-8048-4629-5 The dozen or so books about Indonesia that I’ve reviewed, most for these pages, have been undertaken with...

A Brief History of Indonesia

A Brief History of Indonesia by Tim Hannigan pub. Tuttle 2015 pp.288 ISBN 978-0-8048-4476-5 (pbk) ISBN 978-0-4629-1716-7(ebook) The sub-title is far from the brief:...

Lempad, a Timeless Balinese Master

Thirty six years after his death at the age of 116, the first complete presentation of the works of I Gusti Nyoman Lempad is now available. On June 19th 2014 at Arma...

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...

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...

Meet Bernard Harrison

Bernard is the zoologist who ran the Singapore Zoological Gardens and Jurong Bird Park, also starting the world’s first Night Safari. His biography Naked Ape/Naked...

Meet David Metcalf

Meet David Metcalf, aka Dayak Dave, a photographer and author whose passion for Indonesia gives back to the people he photographs and loves.

Confessions of a Former Smoker

For the past 25 years, cigarettes have been a loyal friend. Camels, Luckies and Marlboros (and the occasional Djarum Super) were a familiar constant in all the different...

Jakarta 100 Years Ago

Through the window of early photography, Scott Merrillees has brought the long lost world of Jakarta back to life in his book, BATAVIA in Nineteenth Century Photographs,...

Meet Ian Burnet

Ian Burnet, a former geologist and avid historian, spoke to us about his recently published book Spice Islands. Spice Islands takes the reader on the historical quest...

Education Guide 2017

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