Tag: traveling

Something about Bali

The Balinese already know that there is something special about Bali.  It’s interesting when “outside visitors” make their way there – often from very long distances – and end up finding themselves or learning more about the world.  Whether it’s surfing the local waves, exploring religious temples and attending ceremonies, tasting the unique delicacies, taking…
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December 15, 2011 0

Foreign Embassies & Consulates in Jakarta, Indonesia

Some general advice for foreigners in Indonesia or those planning to travel to the country is listed below along with directory information for various embassies and consulates in Jakarta: ADVICE –  Some embassies and consulates require that you make an appointment before visiting their offices. IT IS ADVISABLE TO REGISTER YOUR PRESENCE WITH YOUR COUNTRY’S…
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July 8, 2011 0

Online & Print News Sources in Indonesia

  A starter list of online and print news sources in Indonesia is below. The majority of the sources are in Bahasa Indonesia. A few sources like Inside Indonesia and The Jakarta Post are in English and quite popular with foreigners.  Various Links to Online and Print Publications: http://www.indopubs.com/panel2.html Antara News: http://www.antara.co.id/ Bali Post: http://www.balipost.co.id/…
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July 1, 2011 0

For the Foodies Out There

When it comes to food, Indonesians typically love to eat and cook and talk about food and host and share and teach and learn.  Indonesia is a lovely place for foodies.  Please find below food-related resources and information of potential interest. BOOKS: * The Jakarta Good Food Guide by Laksmi Pamuntjak is really useful for…
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June 22, 2011 0

Beasiswa Indonesia (Scholarships, Fellowships, & Stipends)

  Locating scholarships, fellowships, and stipends can be a difficult process for Indonesian students who are interested in studying abroad.  While it is possible to obtain funding, students will have to conduct a lot of research to find the best opportunities.  The following websites might be helpful in your search, but please do your homework…
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June 21, 2011 0

Looking for employment in Indonesia or Southeast Asia?

  Hopefully the following list of websites will be helpful to you in your search for employment in Indonesia or other countries in Southeast Asia.  For foreigners in particular, remember that it is important to secure the appropriate government visas and permissions before starting a position.  Companies and organizations may be able to assist you…
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June 8, 2011 0