February 7, 2019For decades, there wasn’t a coffee shop anywhere in Indonesia’s Toraja region even as its high-quality beans grabbed top dollar on the international market. But now Toraja is experiencing a mini-explosion in coffee shops, with dozens sprouting up in the region.
January 16, 2019The world’s largest volcanic lake has many exciting things for worldly tourists to discover. Covering an area of over 1,700sq km and a depth of 450m, the world’s largest volcanic lake seems more like an ocean.
December 11, 2018In Indonesia, the town of Surabaya’s go-green efforts include bus travel that passengers ‘pay’ for in used plastic water bottles or cups. It has proven so popular that extra services are planned.
September 3, 2018While making the sober ‘Road To Nationhood’ documentary, columnist Dzof Azmi came across all sorts of juicy bits, including the time when a president displayed some rather unseemly interest in a journalist....