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US Brokerage Firms Closing Accounts for American Expats

Many American citizens living abroad have recently been contacted by their US brokerage firms to inform them that their accounts have either been frozen such that they...

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Prosecutors Seek Prison For American Robbery Suspect

Prosecutors have sought two and half years in prison for an American-national charged with robbing several convenience stores in tourist hotspots Kuta and Seminyak,...

Nuts About Cashews: Meet Aaron Fishman

East Bali Cashews (EBC) is stirring things up in today’s business world. From the birth of the enterprise just three years ago, the mission of EBC has been to create...

Simens family with Grandpa Simens

Meet Julia Simens

Meet Julia Simens, an international relocation consultant with years of experience under her belt. She helps global families transition to new environments and new...

Bill Dalton

Meet Bill Dalton

Bill has spent much of his life travelling and writing. His saga took flight in 1971 as he embarked on an eight-year backpacking journey across 65 countries and set out...

John Falch

Meet John Falch

John Falch, better known as Uncle JC. After years of radio and TV stardom here, he has written a book and is now calling quits on Jakarta. Tell us about yourself. I am a...

John Hardy

Meet John Hardy, Jewellery Designer and Co-Founder of the “Greenest School on Earth”, the Green School in Bali. From bamboo swimming pools to home grown lunches,...

Adventures of Rexy – pilot, polo player, surfer, entertainer, entrepreneur – nice guy!

Westerners living in or visiting Bali think Balinese parents are irresponsible because they allow their children to ride motorbikes on main roads from the age of about...

Melissa Calmes

Melissa Calmes

Meet Melissa Calmes. Passionate Belly Dancer, Musician and one third of the Calmes Triplets!   So Melissa, where were you born and raised? I was born in Morgantown,...

Robin Lim

Meet Robin Lim, also known as ‘Ibu Robin’, Founder and Executive Director of Yayasan Bumi Sehat [Healthy Mother Earth Foundation].  Robin was awarded the...

John Marciano

John Marciano

Meet John Marciano, founder of the Republic of Soap – a holistic approach to creating products reminiscent of a bygone era, made by hand in small batches, with...

Pablo Gentile

Meet Pablo Gentile. A gutsy American artist who moved to Bali in the 80s to breathe art and live within this island’s culture. You are known as being one of the...

Chris Salans of Mozaic Restaurant

Few fine dining venues in Bali have distinguished themselves with such flair and inspiration as Ubud’s award-winning Mozaic Restaurant run by Chef Chris Salans. Chris...

Meet The Expats - Dan Boylan

Dan Boylan

Meet Dan Boylan. Writer, filmmaker and creator of Call to Poetry. Dan, can we start with a little background information? Where do you come from, where did you grow up?...