Category: Meet the Expats

Meet the Expat: Ian McKie, General Manager of the Oakwood Premier Cozmo Kuningan

Please tell us about yourself. I am originally from the UK but left there in 1985 and have been on the road ever since. My wife is from Korea and I have a couple of...

From Trader to Moderator: Olivier Rula

If you’ve ever searched online for advice about Indonesia, chances are you have already encountered Olivier Rula, better known as ‘Atlantis’, the administrator of...

Tarek Razik Ed.D, The New Head of School at JIS, and the Business of International Education

In this exclusive interview, Jakarta Intercultural School’s new Head of School shares his thoughts on the business of education as well as his vision for this...

Margie Mason, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist

Margie Mason was part of a small team of female investigative journalists for the Associated Press who worked tirelessly on a story about the fishing industry in...

James Costa, Hotel Borobudur’s Genial GM

When you walk through the lush, expansive grounds at Hotel Borobudur, it’s hard to believe this resort hotel and private residence is situated smack-dab in the centre...

Rob Davies: The Entrepreneur Behind Appsolute Digital

Rob Davies, the CEO of Appsolute Digital and Arm Enterprises, shares his views on Indonesia’s technology market and his formula for success. Arm Enterprises and...

Sitting Down With Football Superstar Stefano Lilipaly

Football is extremely popular in Indonesia. It’s a sport that anyone can play no matter how rich or poor you are. I’ve seen people play barefooted, with...

Inside Bali’s Most Celebrated Cultural Festivals with Janet DeNeefe

The founder of Ubud Food Festival and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival reveals what it takes to run an international cultural festival on the island of gods.  It is...

Meet the Expat: Chef Chris Salans

What happens when a classically trained chef turns to the island of Bali for inspiration? A new type of cuisine that makes instant delicious shockwaves with fresh local...

Vladimir Karpov: Promoting Indonesian Art

Vladimir Karpov came to Bali for an Indonesian marketing agency and decided to stay. He has been involved in promoting the arts of Indonesia on an international and...

Jamal Hussain: The Blessing and Curse of Running a Hotel in Bali

Earlier this year, it was predicted that the number of hotels in Bali will see a 100 percent increase compared to 2015, with around 50 new properties set to welcome...

Kim Patra: Babies, Bombs and Hypnotherapy in Bali

A prominent healthcare consultant, Bali’s famous nurse Kim Patra is the founder of Community Health Care. She is a registered nurse and midwife in Australia, while...

The Most Down-to-Earth Restaurateur in Jakarta

Executive Chef Andrew Zarzosa of the Fairmont Hotel Jakarta is one of the city’s most well-regarded and nicest expat chefs. Here is some insight into the mastermind of...

The Godfather of NYC’s Club Scene Joins Bali’s Raw Food Movement

Former Godfather of the NYC club world and former co-owner of the Bali nightclub Townhouse, Mark Baker is now involved in the cold pressed juice movement by opening In...

Education Guide 2017

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