Category: Info for Expats

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8 Free Ways to Learn Bahasa Indonesia

So you’ve moved to Indonesia and are all set to adapt and start anew in a country that feels so unfamiliar until you realize that there’s one major problem: you...

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Things You Need to Know About Bringing Your Pets to Indonesia

Pets are members of our families, and some of us like to bring them along when we travel. Here are some important things we need to look out for before bringing them to...

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How to Find a Proper Dentist in Indonesia

Expats need not worry about finding professional  dental care in Indonesia. Being patient and diligent enough with your research will help you set an appointment with...

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5 Things Expats Need to Remember About Property Ownership in Indonesia

Here are a few things expats will need to consider when it comes to owning property in the country.

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Tips for Employing Household Workers in Indonesia

In Indonesian culture, it is common practice for households to hire help. This may be new to expats and a luxury in their home countries, but it is usually done locally...

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Five Things Expats Need to Consider About Healthcare in Indonesia

Here are a few important things you need to know about healthcare in Indonesia before arriving in the archipelago.

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An Expat’s Guide to International Preschools in Indonesia

Moving to a foreign country and raising your kids there can be a big challenge. An even bigger challenge will be searching for the right preschool for your kids in that...

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What Expats Needs to Know About Insurance in Indonesia

For expats accustomed to the extensive insurance coverage they had back in their countries of origin, finding the right insurance for themselves, their family and their...

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What Kind of Salary Can a Foreigner Expect in Indonesia?

It’s a common question that many soon-to-be expats bound for the archipelago ask: “How much money can I expect to earn in Indonesia?” If this is something you’re...

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Sensory Integration Disorder: A Misunderstood Form of ADD/ADHD in Children

5-15% of schooling children have difficulties in their sensory regulation to their environment. This means that some children may have more difficulties than others in...

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements for Mixed Couples in Indonesia

Most soon-to-be wed couples do not want to discuss how they want to structure their division of assets following the wedding. More often, they are simply in a state of...

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When You Say “I Do” to an Indonesian

While Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice presupposes that deciding whom to love (and eventually marry) is mostly just taking into consideration some...

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Nominee Scheme Dangerous Form of Land Ownership For Foreigners

Despite the goal of Indonesia to increase its foreign direct investments and its massive growth in tourism, foreigners in the country are still not allowed to own a...

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What Expats Need to Know About Importing Goods to Indonesia

The waiting time and the legal hoops expats need to jump through to import goods into Indonesia can be daunting. But there is a way to get around all of it.