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Cost of Living in Bali: 2016 Price Guide

Cost of Living in Bali: 2016 Price Guide

Judging by the traffic that visited, the “2014 Living in Bali Price Guide” post became very popular. But we are now 2016, so I reckoned an update to the price guide was necessary.   In a nutshell: Basically, everything became more expensive in Bali since 2014. Some quick examples: Housing became a lot more expensive (except maybe the… Continue Reading

2014 Cost of Living in Bali with Price Guide

2014 Cost of Living in Bali with Price Guide

Note: there is a 2016 version of the price list available. I’ll give you the link. But before I do, I want to say it’s still interesting to read the introduction article here on this page. It’s just the price guide itself that you better view here: 2016 Price Guide If you’re interested in the cost of… Continue Reading

Making Money in Bali

Making Money in Bali

  One of the most important things to your life in Bali, will be how you are going to make a living here. Finding a job in Bali is not easy, as the Indonesian government would rather give jobs to locals whenever possible. For the jobs that they will allow foreigners to do, it can… Continue Reading

Bargaining for Goods in Bali

Bargaining for Goods in Bali

One thing that will need to become like second nature to keep your living expenses down will be the ability to bargain or haggle. Unless the price is clearly marked, like in a supermarket for example, just about everything in Bali is able to be bargained on. Many people aren’t comfortable with this practice as… Continue Reading