With St. Patrick’s just round the corner here is a must for everyone. Check out the week long festivities starting on March 11th at the Fado’s Home site. There is a pub downtown on 1st and Columbia that has become my “Cheers” pub, Fado’s Irish Pub. Sure, it might be […]
There are numerous cities and towns you can visit in the province of Kalimantan and one of my favourites is Banjarmasin. The largest city in Kalimantan, the place is a fascinating labyrinth of canals and waterways offering the visitor some amazing experiences. Many of the waterways are used for travel, […]
The ethnic mix of the populous in Indonesia evokes many forms of architecture but my passion is for the older structures built during the period of Dutch occupation throughout the islands.
OK, so you might have already heard about this, but if you havenâ€™t, sit up and take note, this really is the job of a lifetime. Queensland Tourism is looking for an ambassador and caretaker for Hamilton Island, which is part of the stunning Whitsunday Islands. The role lasts for six months and pays a ridiculous amount of money â€“ AUD$150,000 â€“ for doing nothing, practically.
Jambi is one of those places in Sumatra where you can see a floating population precariously perched over the Batanghari River.
Surrounding this cloth are legends steeped in history and mysterious. Batik is art in the purest sense of the word.
I was reading an interesting article today and if you are a connoisseur of Indonesian culture and especially music then the upcoming Bambu Nusantara 2 World Music Festival is one attraction that you really can’t miss. It is n international bamboo music festival and as you know there are various […]
Today marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadhan and the beginning of the two-day celebration of Idul Fitri. I would like to take this opportunity to express to all my Muslim friends across the archipelago… SELEMAT HARI RAYA IDUL FITRI MOHON, MAAF, LAHIR DAN BATIN
Indonesia is a vast archipelago with over 17,000 islands and rich not only in cultural treasures but also a country steeped in history. It is a country extending 5,120 kilometres from east to west and 1,760 kilometres from north to south and, it is the largest archipelago in the world […]
Solo, or Surakarta as it is formerly known, is located about 60 kilometres to the east of Yogyakarta in Central Java and is one of the principal batik centres in Java. Bordered by the longest river in Java, Begawan Solo, Solo has much to offer the traveller although oddly enough, […]