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Helping expatriates successfully begin their new lives in Indonesia!

Introducing Indonesia: A Guide to Expatriate Living

The most inclusive reference guide for expatriates living in Indonesia. An introduction to the history, geography and culture of the archipelago is presented along with helpful hints for arrival and immigration procedures, settling into a new home and lifestyle, and navigating medical and health needs.

Jakarta Shopper's Guide

The most in-depth guide for goods and services in Jakarta. With categories ranging from arts and handicrafts to furniture, repairmen, veterinarians and water systems, this guide includes contact information, business hours and special tips for each shop or service. The Jakarta Shopper's Guide is unique in that every establishment or service listed has been personally recommended by expatriates living in Jakarta.

Indonesian Words and Phrases - a phrase book to learn Bahasa Indonesia

This handy pocket guide serves as a survival tool for expatriates. Basic language instruction, words and phrases needed around the home, at the office, around town and in emergency and medical situations help expatriates start communicating quickly and confidently in the Indonesian language.

Foods Galore

A very popular bilingual cookbook that has been a favorite of expats for years. Recipes are taken from the kitchens of AWA members and also includes a section on Indonesian cuisine favorites.

A Jakarta Market

This useful bilingual resource helps the newcomer to identify various fruits, vegetables, fish and other items sold in traditional markets and supermarkets throughout Indonesia. Numerous illustrations simplify the identification of unfamiliar items for newcomers. A helpful reference is included for your kitchen staff. New edition - Just published in 2021.

These titles are all published by the American Women's Association of Indonesia. Proceeds from the sale of AWA publications benefit the AWA and its charitable efforts in Indonesia. Contact the AWA to arrange purchase of the books in Indonesia.


Last updated December 22, 2021