Jam Karet: Being On Time in Indonesia

– By Elena Dietz, ETA in Malang, East Java – I looked down at my watch. It was 9:15 am. “We were supposed to leave over an hour ago…” I thought to myself. It was a Friday morning, and I had left one of my classes early to go to the immigration office with one of…

When You Live in a Fishbowl But the Water is Actually Vodka

–By Julianne O’Connell– When I got accepted as a Fulbright ETA to Indonesia I was living in Vienna, Austria as a United States Teaching Assistant under the auspice of Fulbright Austria. In addition to my work as a teaching assistant I spent my time enjoying Viennese culture: reading in parks, writing in world-class cafe houses,…