Where Are You Really From?

–By Julius Tsai– “But where are you really from?”  I’ve been facing this inquiry in some form or another for my entire life. But never as much as I have in lush Central Java where I’ve been teaching English for the last eight months. Though I could conceivably pass as one of the many ethnic-Chinese…

Simple Recipes for Indonesia

—By Krupa Patel—   Eating healthy can sometimes be a struggle when you aren’t at home in your own kitchen. Living in Indonesia brought me back to my college days and reminded me how to make more with less. Check out some quick innovative recipes I’ve listed below. The recipes for these foods are pretty…

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…