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Category Archives: Bahasa Indonesia

The BaliManual Guide to Using Uber

As Uber (Grab, Gojek and other apps included) continue to linger in the local news, we thought you might benefit from some tips on how to use Uber in a way that will not attract the wrong kind of attention.   In Bali, taxi companies and local transportation groups despise Uber. They hate the effect this… Continue Reading

Life in Bali – 6 Tips to Help You Fit in

Life in Bali – 6 Tips to Help You Fit in

‘When in Rome, do as the Romans do’ That is a saying you may have heard. And it’s true, putting forth an effort to fit in in Bali will enrich both the quality of your life and help you gain respect from the locals. So follow the tips below to help you make the most… Continue Reading

Bahasa Indonesia SMS Abbreviations Explained

Bahasa Indonesia SMS Abbreviations Explained

  Bahasa Indonesia is said to be one of the easiest languages in the world to learn. While true for the most part, Bahasa Indonesia has its own unique challenges to be conquered on the quest to fluency. Many people will take a class and get to a comfortable level of fluency in the classroom… Continue Reading

Indonesian Abbreviations for House Hunting Explained

Indonesian Abbreviations for House Hunting Explained

  Just like in your country, when placing real estate ads in the paper, Indonesians will abbreviate so that they can save space. Trying to find a house in a paper that is printed in a language that you don’t speak is hard enough, but it is even harder when things are abbreviated and you… Continue Reading

Learning Bahasa Indonesia in Bali

Learning Bahasa Indonesia in Bali

One of the things that is so attractive about Bali is that it is so user-friendly in many different ways. Many people live long and fulfilling lives here without ever developing a grasp of Bahasa Indonesia, the country’s national language. The fortunate thing for you is that if you have the desire to learn to… Continue Reading