Car(e) Free Day

For five hours every Sunday Jakarta’s authorities close the city’s main boulevard, creating a rare piece of pedestrian nirvana within the heart of a capital better known for gridlock.

Bi-Bi Baby

Within minutes of engaging in chit-chat with complete strangers in Indonesia, the conversation turns to family – more precisely asking where mine might be.

Great cities

Scott Thomson, in character as the unambiguously gay socialite “Buddy Cole”, probably described Toronto best: “It’s a great place to raise a family – or a plant – but it’s no place to fall in love.”