Category: Info for Expats

Six Tips for Expats Travelling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Across Indonesia’s 17,000 plus islands, there is something for everyone – even the pickiest of travellers. As the country opens up further to foreign tourists,...

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The Mystery of Indonesia’s KITAP Explained (INFOGRAPHIC)

The KITAP can open many doors for expats in Indonesia. Here's an interesting graphic to help on your quest for a permanent stay permit in the archipelago.

Opinion: Understanding Indonesia’s Business Culture

Adapting to a new work culture is often challenging. In Indonesia, there are certain rules of thumb that expats need to understand when settling in for work or starting...

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Five Locations In Indonesia That Are Filled With Expats

Expats who are looking for great places in Indonesia to call home, here are five great spots that might be suitable for you.

5 Things for Retirees to Consider When Settling in Bali

People will not have any problem looking for reasons to retire in beautiful Bali. There’s no doubt the Balinese are warm and friendly people, their religion is...

Understanding the Expat Child Syndrome (ECS)

Moving to a foreign country with the entire family can be exciting. However, it can also make one feel anxious as it means starting from scratch and adapting to a new...

What to Watch Out for When Renting Property in Indonesia

While buying a house remains every person’s ultimate life dream, the ever-increasing prices of real estate globally are pushing more people to settle with renting...

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Expats Urged to Keep Kids Safe in Light of Samarinda Rape

Gang rape in Samarinda has grabbed headlines. Authorities exposed an online pedophile ring. Here’s how expats in Indonesia can protect their kids.

Top 5 Jobs Available for Foreigners in Bali

In many cases, expatriates choose to live in Bali because the living cost is relatively lower compared to other places in foreign countries. Here, they generally find...

An Investor’s Guide: How to Acquire a Local Company

Indonesia is a country with great economic potential, one that has been under the probing eyes of the global community. As Southeast Asia’s largest economy, it has...

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...

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...

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...