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Check out the upcoming Evening Lectures from the Indonesian Heritage Society - Spring Lecture Series. March 13, 2017
Welcome to our newest sponsor, Royal Primary Academy, offering international primary curriculum in a intimate environment, with students from 19 nationalities. January 6, 2017
In the light of increasing inquiries for information on expatriate communities Outside Jakarta, we continue to gather more information for visitors to this site. If you live in a city outside Jakarta, consider contacting us about expat living your town so that we can share your insights with future expatriate residents. They'll sincerely appreciate your help.
Thanks to Asep Wijaya of Wijaya & Co for his recent updates to our Post-Nuptial Agreements article - to bring it in line with recent legislative changes. November 11, 2016
Welcome to our new sponsor, Rumah Boedi Borobudur, an island of luxury in the midst of the ancient Javanese royal kingdom, just a 1.5 km from the world-famous Borobudur Temple. October 27, 2016
Did you find a needed update on this site? We update various bits of info on a daily basis, but it's impossible to stay on top of 1,200+ articles by ourselves. If you find something that is out of date, or inaccurate please let us know so that we can get it up to date!
Thanks to Marilyn for sharing dates of the expat womens associations 2016 Holiday Bazaars with the community. October 1, 2016
We welcome new sponsor, the internationally renowned Club Med, with two family vacation destination resorts in Indonesia - in Bali and Bintan. Visit their site and learn why Club Med is favored by vacationing families world-wide! October 3, 2016
We welcome new sponsor, LEAP SchoolHouse, offering preschool and English and Chinese Enrichment programs for children from 18 months through 7 years old in their Menteng location. October 3, 2016
The Expat Family Guide to Living in Bali - This book will help your family prepare for the move to bali, smooth the settling in process and explain some of the common problems you may encounter along the way and how to deal with them. If you are still on the fence about moving to Bali, this book will give you a good idea of what to expect, as it doesn't take long for anyone to realize that living in Bali is not all about sitting around a pool, sipping cocktails! The book includes information on Culture shock and children, what to bring and what to leave behind, where to live - highlighting popular neighborhoods, renting a house or villa, education, health concerns, cost of living, finding work, managing staff, visas, and other helpful information specific to relocating to the island paradise of Bali.
"How to Retire in Bali" - as the title suggests is a complete guide to retiring in Bali. The guide book covers all of the essential information you need to know before contemplating a move to Bali, such as visas, health care, insurance, buying property, finding accommodation and adapting to life in Bali. The book includes interviews with retirees who have already made the move to Bali. You can learn from their experiences and come out with a better understanding of what it is actually like to live in Bali, rather than just visiting the island for a holiday
How to Start a Business in Bali - It can be difficult enough starting a successful business in your own country, let alone in a foreign country like Indonesia. The dream of running your own guesthouse or restaurant by the beach on a tropical island like Bali, doesn't stop people wanting to give it a try. This guide on how to start a business in Bali was written to help guide people through the ropes of setting up a company and establishing a successful business. The book goes beyond the author's experience by including interviews with successful expat entrepreneurs who have a combined experience of over 80 years in Indonesia. The advice is practical and to the point. While the guide focuses on Bali, the information could also be applied to other locations in Indonesia as well.
We are continuously working on updating ALL of our community organization information pages as we know that many expats leave throughout the year and club leadership positions change.. If you are a member of a expat community organization in Indonesia, can we ask your help to check the listings for the groups you belong to, to see if our contact information should be updated. If so, please write to us with the changes.
Welcome to our new sponsor, IPEKA Integrated Christian School, providing quality K-12 Christian education for children in West Jakarta. September 6, 2016
Kalimantan Tour Destinations has rebranded as WOW Borneo - and is offering a special 15% discount during September and October 2016 for dry season bookings. Check out their Award Winning River Cruises providing guests with real WOW Orangutan and Dayak Encounters. Check out this great video of WOW adventures! September 5, 2016
The Indonesian Heritage Society has released their new list of talks for the annual Fall Lecture Series. It's a great way to learn more about Indonesian arts, culture, and more! 08/30/2016
International SOS is sponsoring a Health Talk on August 31st - "Myths vs Facts on Women's Reproduction". August 25, 2016
Our thanks to Marie-Louise Olsson for sending us an updated listing of the Foreign Consulates in Bali. July 18, 2016
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