Do you brag about learning a foreign language? Blog about it instead! Open-source tools, zero budget, no imposed advertisement. The outcome: better organized learning records, plus a few useful skills acquired.
They still walk around barefoot in jungles of Halmahera island (North Maluku), hunt wild pigs with a spare and try to care little of ‘civilized’ world around. Some still wear just a loincloth, although T-shirts and other blessings of industrial production are becoming common. The Togutil live a semi-nomadic life: they have their small settlements, typically in a well-chosen place by a river, but if you decide to pay a surprise visit, be aware there could be nobody home for weeks in a row.
Git is a powerful tool for maintaining versions of text files in a project. However, it is often overlooked by the very people who first come to mind when talking of processing texts: translators, editors, foreign language students and teachers.
Git has got a reputation of being a tool only a computer geek can understand and make use of. Not everyone agree, though. Yuni, an online teacher of Indonesian language, and Toomas, a programmer, explore the possibilities.
Hugo is a tool for building a multilingual static site. Combined with hosting on GitHub, your site will run on zero-budget, and without the hurdles of maintaining any web- or database servers. You will also enjoy the full control over your code. Style consistency is easily manageable across hundreds of pages with only four HTML templates minimally required.
Ijen volcano in the Eastern edge of Java is, in my opinion, the most spectacular and accessible option around to visit a volcanic crater.
Mostly famous for its acidic turquoise-colored crater lake, Ijen remains an active and regularly erupting volcano, though the last magmatic eruption happened in 1817, lasting for more than a month, destroying a few villages and killing a lot of people.
With three months of motorcycle riding experience, at the age of 48, I rode from Karlsruhe to Mbur in Senegal through France, Spain, Morocco, West Sahara, Mauritania, Atlas Mountains, and came back in one piece. My BMW F650GS, too.