Monthly Archives: December 2013

Glitz, wilderness and dirty hands: Indonesia’s top three contradictions

Expatsbolg.com is hosting a competition, and this is our entry. If you like our blog please support us, by posting a comment.  Indonesia is a unique country of contradictions and contrasts — a place with extremes and seemingly no middle … Continue reading

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America is not a “banana republic”: A response to Salon.com

In a recent Salon.com article, “Look at the stats: America resembles a poor country,” writer CJ Werlemen likens America to a Third World nation. Having spent the last three-plus years in developing countries, I feel this deserves comment. I don’t … Continue reading

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Jakartans jockey carpool laws

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve read all about the trials of Jakarta traffic, but there are a few fascinating tidbits left to learn. The city has in fact made an attempt at limiting traffic on the most major … Continue reading

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