Jakarta Madness

As March Madness consumes the nation back home, in Jakarta you would never even know that something so huge is happening on the other side of the Pacific.  Back home every news program or website has covered at least one story discussing the loss of money, labor and productivity in the first 4 days of…

My Indonesian Soundtrack Part 1

            One of the things that I quickly realized within the first few weeks of being in Jakarta is how much Indonesians love to listen to music, karaoke and dance.  I am amazed that almost everywhere I go, whether it’s to the supermarket, the mall or a restaurant, I am…