Celebrating Christmas In the Largest Muslim Country In The World

Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. But not that many people know that it officially recognizes 6 religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, Catholicism, Protestanism, Confucianism, and of course Islam. With Catholics and Christians making up about 10% of the total population, Christmas in Indonesia is always a more subdued experience. Simply because… …

Jakarta – A city only its residents can love (aka What’s to love about coming home)

There’s no place like home Jakarta can be tough to love: its choking pollution, the unpleasant mix of smell of burned trash and diesel fumes, and sea of humanity overwhelm the senses. Add to that the horrible traffic and the hectic pace of life — this is a city only the bravest and most adventurous …