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Category Archives: Moving to Bali

Is Bali Still a Good Place to Live as an Expat?

Is Bali Still a Good Place to Live as an Expat?

Thinking of moving to Bali? Don’t make things hard on yourself. Get The Ultimate Guide for Moving to Bali and learn how to make the move quickly and easily. Ask an expat or long-term resident of Bali how much the island has changed in the last 10 years, and you’ll get a hundred different answers.… Continue Reading

Moving to Bali Guide

EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Moving to Bali – Finally in One Place Eyes open. A warm morning breeze blows in from the ocean, bringing the salty scent and sounds of the crashing waves into your room. Another day of your new life in Bali begins. Outside on the balcony of your beachside villa,… 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

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

Indonesian Visas for Living in Bali

Indonesian Visas for Living in Bali

Visas are constantly the cause of much headache for many foreigners coming to live in Bali. When it comes to Visas for living in Bali, there is very little official information from the Indonesian government available online. And on top of that, the laws are always changing as well. They are many different types of Visas… Continue Reading

Vaccinations to Consider for Bali

Vaccinations to Consider for Bali

Before you get on the plane you know that there are already a whole bunch of things that need doing first. The most common question that people ask is about vaccinations, which ones are required, which ones are recommended and which ones are not entirely necessary. The answer is different for different people and will… Continue Reading

An eBook Reader Can Be Your Best Friend

An eBook Reader Can Be Your Best Friend

One of the things that was frustrating to me in the beginning of my stay in Bali, was the low selection of books available in Bali. There are two main book stores here in Bali, Periplus which features the broadest selection of English language literature and Gramedia which mostly sells books written in Bahasa Indonesia.… Continue Reading

What to Bring With You to Bali

What to Bring With You to Bali

Now that we have covered how to get your stuff over here (or maybe more practically, not getting your stuff over here), it is time to take a look at things that you should really looking into bringing over with you before you get here. Despite how beautiful Bali is and how great life can… Continue Reading

Relationships and Marriage in Bali

Relationships and Marriage in Bali

Out of all the reasons people have for relocating to Bali, one of the constant ones always seems to be love.  Whether moving to Bali to be with a current lover, or moving to Bali to find new love, there is never a shortage of interracial couples to be found on the island. There are… Continue Reading

Reasons to be in Bali

Reasons to be in Bali

  One of the first things to consider when moving to any new place, not just Bali, is what are your specific reasons for moving there?  One of the great things about Bali is that it has something to offer just about everyone.  Many people decide to move to Bali to enjoy a much more… Continue Reading