How To Learn The Language In Indonesia

Indonesia is home to many languages and if you are going to be living and working in the country as an expat, you may be asking yourself whether you will need to learn a local language, which one to learn, and whether you will be able to make yourself understood in English. We will look […]

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Indonesia – Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Indonesia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.How to EscapeFacebook Page | TwitterRachel is […]

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An Expat Guide To The Islands Of Indonesia

Sitting across the equator and between two oceans, it’s almost as if Indonesia is purposefully trying to defy easy description. Although a single flag flutters over the nation, its islands, people, business and politics are all rich and varied. It has land borders with Malaysia and Papua New Guinea, but is also the world’s largest […]

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Indonesia – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Indonesia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.Life In Big Tent www.lifeinbigtent.com Lithuanian Ria named her blog after a […]

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Pros and Cons of Living in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the fastest growing countries in South-East Asia, with a vibrant local culture and a rich history of dance, music and crafts. Due to its economy and industry, Indonesia is also home to a rapidly growing expatriate community and has many things to offer newcomers. However, like moving to any other country, […]

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Top 10 Safety Tips For Expat Women in Indonesia

Indonesia is a melting pot of cultures and has a thriving tourist industry. But with the rapid advancement of Indonesia’s trade and industry, the country is also experiencing a large growth in expat communities in its capital, Jakarta. Broadly speaking, the crime rates in Indonesia are not very high and crimes against foreigners are usually […]

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Learn Why Indonesia Is An Expat Paradise

Indonesia, the fourth most populous country in the world, is a land that is blessed with abundant natural resources. In earlier times, the Portuguese, English and Dutch all tried to establish their control due to the country’s rich store of valuable spices. Indonesia emerged from Dutch occupation and achieved independence in 1945, and today it […]

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5 Things You May Not Know About Living In Indonesia

Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago, consists of 18,110 islands, out of which 6,000 are inhabited. The country’s population stands at 240 million, making it the fourth most populous nation in the world. Indonesia is a culturally diverse place, filled with numerous ethnic groups with their own unique languages, customs and beliefs. At times, this can […]

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Indonesia – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Indonesia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there. Anna Likes Ricehttp://www.annalikesrice.com/ Anna is an American expat who currently splits […]

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