Monthly Highlights: January 2017

As the 2016-2017 cohort of Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) begin their second semester of teaching, they are finding new ways to be active–sometimes physically!–in their communities. ETAs live across Indonesia, from North Sumatra to Central Java to Southeast Sulawesi and many places in between. What follows are a few highlights the ETAs submitted regarding…

15 Ways to Practice Self-Care in Indonesia and Beyond

–By Kayla Stewart– It’s no secret that it’s been a long month for ETAs in Indonesia. Between coming back from a long break – full of travels for many – and dealing with the realities of a troublesome new administration back home, many ETAs have found themselves wondering how to cope, relax, and rejuvenate.  …

7 Reasons Why Hipsters Should Move to Makassar

-By Ayat Abourashed- As a woman who’s spent a decent amount of time growing up around Chicago hipsters, I think I know a thing or two about spotting hipster cities. Sure enough, my new temporary city of Makassar is the perfect place for hipsters to live. After reading this article, hipsters will understand why.   …