In short, I highly recommend taking the slow ferry over to the Gili islands, provided that you like a little adventure and are not super short on time. Here’s our experience: After hearing about the nearby, chilled out specks of land called the Gili islands, my family and I decided to take a trip out […]

Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia While normally the reputation of a restaurant depends on its food, my qualm against Gili T’s Roast House is the music. The playlist chosen for this place includes everything that is the basest of the worst music you’ve never heard. We heard songs about rape, songs with large doses of swearing […]

While waiting before the doctor’s door in Jakarta’s hospital, we had the great fortune to meet and befriend a wonderful Indonesian family. Only a short walk from our hotel and rumored to be inexpensive, my mom decided to make a hospital visit during our stay in Indonesia’s capital.   The hospital was Christian and fantastically […]