JAKARTA, Indonesia, October 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Latitudes.nu is a new English language online magazine and web portal on Indonesia and Southeast Asia featuring coverage of news, culture, traveling, community, expat life, food, literature and much more! We aim to provide a broad perspective on Southeast Asia and bring about a dialogue between East and West. We try to uncover what goes on behind the news.
Our community is open to everyone. You can easily sign up (and get a free language course) and start blogging, join groups and discuss Southeast Asia on our forum. We invite travelers, journalists, bloggers, writers, expats, students, photographers, filmmakers and others (whether from Asia or Europe) to join and share their stories.
Traveling Southeast Asia never gets dull. That is why we offer a selection of the best bargains on tickets, hotels, trips, restaurants and all things that make life more fun while visiting Southeast Asia. Furthermore we support a selection of projects in the field of community building.
Who is Latitudes.nu?
Involvement from professional Indonesian, Dutch, Singaporean and Malaysian journalists who travel and work in or read about Indonesia and Southeast Asia, gives Latitudes.nu multiple perspectives, a broad vision on this dynamic region.
Win+ is a platform for projects all over Indonesia/SEA. Non-profit organizations can present their projects and exchange information, ideas and knowledge with the Latitudes community. The goal is, that by sharing ideas, know-how and materials we create a win-win situation. Giving people the tools to become independent, sharing the knowledge that will structurally change their life. Get involved and make your stay in Indonesia/SEA meaningful.
Latitudes scholar is an open access publication source. It will publish original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of studies on culture, people and nature of Southeast Asia.
The website is inspired by the once well known magazine hailing from Bali, called Latitudes. With this web portal some avid fans chose to take the next step by entering the digital highway and bringing Indonesia and Southeast Asia closer to you. The word 'nu' means 'now' in Dutch. So visit Latitudes.nu