Witnessing the passage of civilizations for centuries, Istanbul offers evidence of how religions have inspired greatness.
Forgiveness made me free from hatred. I still have many scars on my body
and severe pain most days but my heart is cleansed. Napalm is very
powerful but faith,…
Maybe Bangkal Temple is only 650 years old, hardly worth the worry or expense of preserving.Yohannes
Somawiharja doesn’t agree. He’s the academic director of Ciputra
University and an engineer by…
Of the 2.5 million tourists who visit Borobudur every year, only 6
percent are foreigners. Yet the spectacular Central Java Buddhist
monument is internationally known as Indonesia’s premier attraction.
Visitors to Macau ought to have a simple grasp of Cantonese or Mandarin — useful when asking for directions.
Traveling around Buton Island in Southeast Sulawesi in three days
requires at least two things — a tough driver and a good company. A
tough driver is crucial to beat…
If you’ve ever wondered what Asia must have felt like a century ago,
before the Cold War conflicts that tore it apart, then the old city of
Luang Prabang in…
Apart from its rich cultural heritage and courts in Yogyakarta and
Surakarta, Central Java province also boasts beautiful nature and
landscapes that earned it the name Jawadwipa (land of the…
“Do you know how Australia and Indonesia are connected in history?” Ryan
Zaknich, a walking-tour guide, asked me as he accompanied me in a
stroll around the port city of…
As you walk across South Tyrol, Italy don’t be surprised when
hearing this kind of conversation. The first line in German, while the
response is in Italian; it could of…
It might have been a sacrificial ground or a site for UFOs to land — no one knows for certain and Stonehenge remains a mystery.
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