Australians may boycott travel to Indonesia if convicted drug couriers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, our Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has warned. Authorities in Indonesia are finalising plans to move them from Bali to a place of execution on a prison island off Java. We know it will be very soon. I struggle toContinue reading “Andrew and Myuran don’t deserve to die”
All the world’s big name hotels are here and The Pullman Jakarta Central Park Hotel is the newest. It looks more like a funky pop-art museum. Cutting edge design at its most hip, and at its most whimsical.
What grabs my attention in Jakarta’s Batavia Square are the candy-colored bicycles for rent, some of them complete with sunhats and sorbet-tinted helmets.This South-East Asian capital is full of surprises.
My lips are numb and tears are running down my burning cheeks. I can’t help it. I’ve belatedly discovered I’m a chilli wimp.
Eating super cheap street food in Asia is part of the destination appeal for tourists – but behind the sizzling oil is a dire reality of poor nutrition for millions. Mercy Corps is out to change that.