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 »

In a follow up to The Big Durian, William Tham continues his journey through Indonesia, leaving Jakarta for the cultural hub of Yogyakarta in Central Java.


The ancient baths of Yogyakarta’s Taman Sari.

Malaysia?” the gentleman called 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 »