The Art of Pulkam

Originally published at https://allfortheloveofwandering.wordpress.com. Pulkam is short for pulang kampung, a phrase which roughly translates to “go home to your hometown.”  My recent travel for research* happened to bring me back to both of the sites where I used to teach and live as an ETA (Fulbright English Teaching Assistant): Malang in East Java, and Gorontalo in…

ETA Spotlight: Ryan Kertanis, Mongolia

Every month, Fulbridge interviews an *ETA from around the world to get a glimpse of what life is like in different placements. In a new partnership with Fulbridge, Indonesiaful will be highlighting these ETA experience to showcase the array of cultural exchange experiences from other Fulbrighters. This month, Ayat Abourashed, 2016-17 ETA in Indonesia and Fulbridge’s Indonesia…