Deadly Blades from Indonesia

Until today, some tribes in Indonesia use traditional weapons as tools for hunting, self-defensing, and yes, attacking someone or something. Even more, some people who still believe in superstitious think that traditional weapons are surrounded by mystical power. Take keris for instance.

Lanting Houses, Floating Civilization on Barito River

Did you know, there are still many areas in Borneo, which are swamp. Like in the Netherlands, some areas in Borneo are below the sea level. About 20 centimeters under sea level, to be more precisely. No wonder, people there are so familiar with the boat, river and… rumah lanting (lanting house). Walk along the Barito River from Banjarmasin to… More →

In Kampung Inggris, Everybody is so Serious on English

Did you know, you can improve your English while go traveling. Visit Pare. It is known as Kampung Inggris (English Village). At least, two of its villages, i.e. Tulungrejo and Pelem Village, are dominated by English learning activities. They hold English courses intensively day and night. From days to months. It’s not merely formal classes. The students sometimes travel out… More →