I can't pinpoint the moment I fell in love with Indonesia.
Jewel Topsfield is Fairfax's Indonesia correspondent. She is an award-winning journalist who has been with Fairfax Media for 10 years. Most recently, she was education editor at The Age for five years. Prior to that she was the launch deputy editor of the National Times, Fairfax’s online opinion site. She also spent three years in the Canberra Press Gallery covering immigration, education, the environment and water.
On the impoverished island of Madura is a house that looks like it has taken an acid trip, with zig-zag awnings and candy-pink windows. To one man, it is beautiful.
It's the monsoon season, which means Bali's iconic beach in Kuta is vomiting rubbish.
Indonesia's tourism hotspot has gone cool since Mount Agung has started belching steam and ash.
Australia and Indonesia have conceded they will fail to pull off a free-trade deal this year.
Australian accountant Isaac Emmanuel Roberts, incarcerated in a Bali on drug allegations, is "feeling guilty and sorry to the Indonesian government" according to one of his lawyers.
An award-winning Australian accountant detained in Bali on allegations of drug importation appeared to enjoy the high life before his arrest
Australian accountant Isaac Emmanuel Roberts, who is being detained in Bali on drug importing allegations, has a history of depression and past trauma according to his legal team.
An Australian man has been detained in Bali for allegedly attempting to bring drugs into the country.
Jakarta: Indonesia's Constitutional Court has narrowly rejected a petition to outlaw extramarital and gay sex after more than a year of fierce debate.