Kitsilano is saturated with coffee shops. Liza Wajong counts five in the vicinity of her unassuming cafe. The interior of Nusa Coffee is warm despite the November chill, rich with the smell of roasting beans and light delicacies. Tucked around more »

Three weeks passed since the Keurig machine stopped talking.


“A Keurig? Thanks, I guess.”

“You’re so busy with your work I doubt you find time for decent coffee,” my mom said.

I happened to work next to a couple … more »

This is the first in a short series of  articles based on William Tham’s experiences traveling in Indonesia, starting in Jakarta and ending at the Ijen Crater on its far east. 


During Ramadan the pace of life on the islands … more »