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Beating the Curve

During pre and post arrival orientation, we were warned about the “Culture Shock Curve” – which basically explains the emotions you’ll experience when living in a new country/c…

October 3, 2010

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From Hokey Pokey to Hip Hop

Everyday is still an adventure here in Jakarta. Getting though the first week at Sebasa was fascinating all on it’s own, but when I come home from work, everything begins anew! Here’s a sa…

September 25, 2010

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Sebasa: Police Language School

Today marks the end of my first full week of teaching at Sebasa. It was exciting, nerve-racking, and at some points a little tough and exhausting, but I can’t imagine a better fit for me. Sebasa…

September 24, 2010

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