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Reading Anna Karenina in a Jakarta Photocopy Shop

Printing a college assignment ought to be a straightforward task. Right? Try doing it at Keong Mas.


How Enrolling at a Jakarta University Changed My Life

Rawamangun has given Doni Ahmadi an education in every sense of the word.


For Whom the Nasi Goreng Cart Tok-Toks

For those who know what it means, few things are sweeter than the 'tok-tok' sound of a roving food cart selling fried rice and noodles.

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Falling Asleep in a Hospital Bed is Tougher-Still if You’re a Migrant

For Wilda Hikmalia, one place in Jakarta was terrifying above all others. Then mysterious symptoms got her admitted there.