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Ten Most Unique East Javan Eats

Indonesia Expat and Singapore National Academy are joining forces to provide insightful articles on Surabaya. The young, student journalists in the SNA Media Club get to...

Surabaya’s Top 10 Interesting Sites

Indonesia Expat and Singapore National Academy are joining forces to provide insightful articles on Surabaya. The young, student journalists in the SNA Media Club get to...

How to Find a Proper Dentist in Indonesia

Expats need not worry about finding professional  dental care in Indonesia. Being patient and diligent enough with your research will help you set an appointment with...

Can Indonesian Football Fans Boost this UK City’s Economy?

British football is a phenomenon in Indonesia as millions of people across the archipelago have built fan clubs to demonstrate their love for the sport. UK Ambassador to...

Railway Upgrade in Indonesia

Japan Commits to Upgrading Indonesian Railway

It’s full steam ahead for the upcoming railway upgrade of Indonesia’s railway system as Japan gives its nod of approval. One of the biggest foreign direct investors...

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Bogor Named Second Worst City to Drive In

Popular navigation app Waze just ranked Jakarta’s suburban neighbour Bogor as the second worst city to drive your car in, just behind Cebu in the Philippines.

Surabaya to be the Second Alcohol-free City in Indonesia

Surabaya, the second-largest city in Indonesia, has approved a bylaw that forbids the production, consumption and distribution of alcoholic beverages, as the city’s...

Antiques Hunting in Surabaya

East Java resident, Graeme Steel, takes us shopping for antiques in Indonesia’s second largest city, and reveals where to search for its hidden trinkets. Indonesia has...

Meet Josef Fuchs of ISCO Foundation

Meet Josef Fuchs, an Austrian expat passionate about bringing learning to marginalized children of Indonesia. Josef has been living in Indonesia for 30 years, and is...

Surabaya: Beyond Expectations

Look in a travel guide and the description of Surabaya won’t exactly allure you. For many years Lonely Planet described the city as one of open sewers and industrial...

With or Without You

Ipoeng was a good driver. Punctual, dependable and presentable, he had only one glaring fault and that was his memory. He could drive the same route 20 times then lose...

A Culinary Pilgrimage to Gresik, East Java

It was still midday, but the beautiful scent of stir-fried garlic and galangal paste had already made me hungry. My mother was cooking a special dish for Eid al-Fitr,...

Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo: Where Heaven and Hell Meet

Mount Bromo (Gunung Bromo), an active volcano two hours’ drive east of Surabaya, East Java, is by far the most accessible volcano in the region. Still active and...

Twisted Tourism at East Java's Lapindo Mud Spill

Twisted Tourism: LUSI

In May of 2006, Lapindo Brantas company, when drilling a natural gas well, was met with quite a surprise; a mud volcano, a geyser of steam and hot mud shooting 200...

Education Guide 2017

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