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What You Need to Know about New Company Registration in Indonesia

Indonesia’s recent business-friendly policies have made it easier for companies to start their businesses in the country. While the opportunities for running...

Five of the Most Popular Residential Areas for Expats

If you’re moving to Jakarta, finding the right place to live can be tricky. Traffic is one of the number one problems to consider, so finding the perfect place is...

The Expatriate Mothers’ Network

I never thought that moving abroad would result in gaining more friends than I had before I left. I thought my journey as an expat would be lonely and that I would...

The Best Job in Bali

How do you live the good life without having to work too hard? And what is the best job in Bali that provides all the comforts of an upper class lifestyle without...

A Guide to Being an Expat Student in Indonesia

There is more to National Plus schools in Indonesia than meets the eye. Of course, there are the things they tell you on their websites: the fees, the curriculum, the...

Homecoming

“That’ll be 1.58 altogether,” said the lady behind the counter. This was at a bakery in a southern suburb of Manchester, where I was buying some custard tarts...

Jakarta Ranked 20th Best City for Expat Work Opportunities

The Expat Explorer Survey, commissioned by HSBC Expat and conducted by YouGov, asked nearly 28,000 expats in 159 countries about the job opportunities in the cities...

Bena and Tololela – Preserving tradition in Flores

Flores Island in East Nusa Tenggara Province is a combination of sea and forested mountains with meandering highways cutting the island from west to east, and is home to...

Common Myths About Doing Business in Indonesia

Indonesia is a land of great potential. Rich in culture and resources, the world’s largest archipelago offers a wide array of opportunities for lifestyle business as...

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...

Maintaining Your Mental Health As An Expatriate

Whenever you pack your bags, relocate and settle in a foreign country, starting anew in a place that’s unfamiliar can bring anxiety and stress. This entails leaving...

Employment for Foreigners: What You Need to Know

For expats, earning a living in Indonesia can be difficult. From finding secure employment to navigating the bureaucratic nightmare that is the visa process, every expat...

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...

Expat Life: Fun Activities for Kids Over the Summer

Summer can be productive and fun for kids. Make it one that’s worthwhile for both of you with this guide for summer activities.