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Expat Mum - Jakarta

http://www.expatmumjakarta.com/

A young Australian mum married to an Indonesian...The Expat Mum shares her tips and experiences on living in Jakarta with children.

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Teaching. Traveling. Writing.

www.teachingtravelingwriting.wordpress.com

Although a very recent repatriate to her native Michigan, Michelle accepted her first teaching position in Indonesia when she had recently graduated college. Her aim was to write diligently, to share her struggles and triumphs as she worked towards becoming a better teacher, writer and world traveler. Her posts about expat life are thoughtful and well written, and will definitely resonate with any current expats. With an interest in photography it’s unsurprising that her blog is filled with candid shots of life and travels and they make a great accompaniment to her varied content.

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Mummynista

www.mummynista.com

A blog recording the life of an expat family in Jakarta, which records all the day-to-day treats and tests that happen when exploring a new country. For any parents (or prospective parents), she has extensive advice and reviews on paediatricians, hospitals and travelling with children. Her post on ‘things no one told me about Jakarta’ is an eye opener and a must read for anyone considering an expat assignment there. Honest and straight to the point, Mummynista doesn’t pull any punches when talking about her life in Indonesia.

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Life In Big Tent

www.lifeinbigtent.com

Lithuanian Ria named her blog after a joke about her home in Kasongan, Yogakarta, by her mum that this Indonesian home her daughter was living in looked just like a big tent. Having won a scholarship to study the language and culture of Indonesia it is unsurprising that she has a blog filled with useful information from what to bring with you to how to blend in and how you know ‘you’ve been in Indonesia for too long’. Philosophical as ever, Ria regards the world as one ‘big tent’ where we all live together under the same moon and stars, something expats can all relate to.

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We Love Jakarta

http://www.welovejakarta.com/

As the name suggests, this blog centres around life in Jakarta, and includes useful tips on places to eat and things to do, as well as the usual life updates. If you’re visiting or living in Jakarta with your family, take a look at the ‘Kids In Jakarta’ section which provides recommendations of things to do with children in tow. And if you get lost, there’s even a map on the site to help you find your way around. A useful place to start if you’ve moved recently and aren’t sure about the best way to begin your expat life.

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Blink

https://asmartrock.wordpress.com/

A fun and sometimes irreverent blog by by N Mark Castro, Blink details the adventures and challenges of life in Indonesia, from recommendations for local neighbourhood cafes to thoughts on the political situation and discussions of local music. If you’re looking for an eclectic site that gives you a well-rounded view of Indonesia without taking itself too seriously, this is the place for you.

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How To Escape

http://www.howtoescape.co.uk/

Another English expat, this time in Bali, Rachel writes about living in Indonesia with her husband and two children. Featuring some interesting thoughts on homesickness, nostalgia and adjusting to an international life, How To Escape provides an honest look at the expat experience and is recommended reading for anyone who is unsure about making the move to live in a new country.

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Jakarta News

http://mylifejakarta.blogspot.com/

Luke is an English expat who has been living in, and blogging about, Jakarta since 2009. Jakarta News is about everything to do with day to day life there, from raising a child to the frustrations of the internet being cut off. If you want to get an idea of what life is like in Jakarta: its ups and downs, its frustrations and challenges, this is a good place to start.