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  1. M

    Bali Real Estate Market?

    A couple of my expat neighbors have expressed an opinion that the real estate market was fairly flat through out the Island, and wondered how many others would agree? I guess this question was raised in my mind after recently visiting Ubud after being absent from that area for some time and...
  2. P

    extending extendable VOA

    I want to extend extendable VOA for me, wife & 2 kids. On the first visit to Immigration is it necessary to bring the whole family or do i just need photocopies of their passports etc I realise that on the second visit when they take photos/scan fingerprints all of us need to be there but on...
  3. T

    CBN Internet- experiences/ recommendations?

    Hi All Does anyone currently (or previously) use CBN for their internet? Currently we have IndiHome on a 20MB connection, but will be moving to new villa next month and thinking of changing. IndiHome is okay, but we don't make use of the home phone or TV much so looking for alternative...
  4. spicyayam

    UPS fail

    I ordered some books from Amazon from a 3rd party supplier and now Amazon says they have been "lost" after arriving in Jakarta. They took quite a journey to finally get lost in Indonesia. Amazon gave a full refund but it makes you wonder what happened. Jakarta...
  5. M

    Visa to Australia for Indonesian friend

    Hi there, I am in a debacle. We have a friend who is Indonesian who we have known for 10+ years. He is married and has three children. As he has always been very good to us when we have been in Bali and we consider him part of our family, we would love to have him come to Australia for a two...
  6. J

    Turkish bread baking here in Bali

    We are baking authentic turkish bread here in Bali +62 858 47137369 and delivering to Kuta, Seminyak, Changu, Legian, Denpasar and Sanur. Pitta bread and pizza base also available. We are on Facebook as Turkish Bread Factory Bali and based in Renon. Admin please delete if not allowed. Thank you...
  7. balinews

    Australian couple involved in motorbike accident

    THE boyfriend of an Australian woman whose face was shattered in a horrific hit and run incident in Bali has shared his devastation in an emotional Instagram post while the injured woman underwent intensive reconstructive surgery. Victoria Van de Stadt, 25, was operated on in a Perth hospital...
  8. admin

    Want to watch Ausse TV in Bali (or anywhere else in the world)?

    Check out Aussie Expat tv: Live, On-Demand, Catchup TV | Aussie Expat TV | Watch Aussie TV in Asia You can call them on: 62-812-3973-3359
  9. spicyayam

    Experiences with AliExpress

    Has anyone had much experience with AliExpress? I am just curious how it works. The site says free shipping to Indonesia and prices seem so cheap. Is it too good to be true?
  10. davita

    Chemical Castration

    Once again Indonesia has proved it hasn't come out of the dark ages...it approved chemical castration for sex offenders. Watching the joke of the judiciary re. the Jessica trial, the JISchool trial, the drug trafficker's trials and the recent admittance that the Justice System needs reform and...
  11. Markit

    Tick, Tock, Tick ...

    Last couple of years we've seemed to be having a growing tick crisis. Since they only seem to attack the dogs (in between the toes and in the ears) and the missus (occasionally) it's not a major crisis but would like to know if anyone else has a similar problem and how they resolve it (can get...
  12. M

    Tax Amnesty For Trustees?

    By searching the archives I failed to come up with this specific topic. It seems that Indonesian citizens have been offered a tax amnesty on property acquired between 1985 and 2015 that they have not previously declared as taxable, and if they pay up by the end of September 2016 will only have...
  13. davita

    Inernet WiFi booster repeater.

    I saw this product is available in N, America and simply plugs into a power socket.....but they work off 120VAC. I have a fiber WiFi modem in an upstairs bedroom but the signal is a bit weak in a guest bedroom downstairs. Can anyone explain how they work and where available to buy in Bali...
  14. T

    Sara Connor arrested in Bali over the murder of a policeman

    Australian man and woman wanted in Bali after local policeman is found beaten to death on Kuta Beach - lying next to her black leather purse. www.abc.net.au/news/2016...police.../7768250
  15. Markit

    Wow! What a GREAT IDEA! Grand Master Patriq is God

    Has anyone else been blessed with this information? Sanderson Master Planner Margarana DreamCity Bali - blooloop How could this have happened without angels singing to all who can hear? Margarana Dream City | The Innergy City Am probably going to abandon my villa and move there so anyone...
  16. Z

    Two Baby Kittens in Bali to give for FREE

    Dear Bali Pod members, We have 2 adorable baby kittens to give for free (the black one and the white one, the orange one found an owner). Please find the photo attached They have approx. 2 months and a half. If you are interested you can contact me 0822-3680-7306 Xavier
  17. spicyayam

    Almost zero interest in the Olympics

    I have seen this asked in a couple of FB groups, why isn't there any free to air coverage of the Olympics in Indonesia?
  18. balinews

    Foreigners don't steal Indonesian jobs

    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has reiterated his stance that foreign workers are not stealing jobs from citizens, as they must abide by strict rules in order to work in Indonesia. "Foreign workers have rules to stick to; that means that they must either possess special skills, or have...
  19. spicyayam

    Video: Bali airport taxi drivers not happy with Uber drivers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXtA-iDv_WI
  20. klaatu

    Sktt

    There was a raid on all the kos aroind here,Pemogan,Denpasar,yesterday for KIPEM,of course the missus had the wrong adressed one,so she ad to go to local banjar somewhere in Denpasar selatan.I got her to ask about SKTT(or whatever they are called here). They say can process all but must go to...