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  1. N

    KITAP help?

    This might be a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone here can offer me some advice. Pretty I've been on a family KITAS for a few years and in recent years been trying to move over to a KITAP. The problem we keep running into is we live in Kerobokan (at a rental), and my husband's KTP & KK...
  2. jiker69

    How to get around while looking

    No sure if this is the right place to post this but here goes. After reading many posts here, it is best to look around at the different areas before settling on one to live for a month or more. Could someone give suggests for that mode of transportation. I really don't want to drive a car but I...
  3. balinews

    Pilot who missed runway at Bali airport was under the influence

    Today apparently has been a real tell-all for the director of Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN). After confirming on Thursday from Denpasar that two WNA pilots working for Indonesian airline Susi Air tested positive for heroin use, Commissioner General Budi Waseso had another big...
  4. M

    Power of attorney / Will.

    Hi guy's, anyone had any experience of trying to do this here in Bali. Getting older so trying to put a few things in place. We all feel like we'll live forever but at the end of the day you never know what's round the corner. Just been trying to do the POA for accounts in Australia and it's a...
  5. hadodi

    Not happy with police help

    I reported few months ago a fraud and embezzlement. Just few days ago I received a litter from the officer who handled the case that there was no criminal case... He adviced that I could complain. With whom? Him! Does somebody similar experience? What tomdo?
  6. T

    Appliance Retailer

    Hi All Can you please recommend the best place to buy houshold appliances- Fridge, clothes washing machine, microwave, etc... Thanks
  7. T

    Would Like to Interview Some Expats

    Hi, I’m a writer for International Living Magazine and International Living Australia. I am coming to Bali next month to research and write a series of articles about living and retiring in Bali. I’m hoping to meet up with some expats from the US, Canada, Australia or New Zealand who are...
  8. C

    Searching for options to move to Bali for some time

    Hi. So decided to post something here, to maybe get some info. As I am (and have been) looking for some.. lets call it easy living.. ways to locate to Bali for a month or two (on and off sorta), I haven't really struck on a good deal yet. I'll give bit info what I'm interested. First, as I...
  9. G

    How to become protestant before getting married ? Church needed in Legian ?

    Hi everyone, I have no religion that I practice but I am Muslim born I would say and want to marry my Protestant Indonesian girlfriend. I will be the one to convert to protestant, and need to find a church that would help me on the process of convertion get the paper to attest that I am...
  10. Markit

    Life in Indo

    For those that live elsewhere and/or haven't been following it this is an interesting synopsis of general life issues here. I don't know how much or how little these events will impact on Bali but I'm sure there has been some "filter down" in the shape of alcohol bans and a general reluctance to...
  11. spicyayam

    Living on Bali for $175 a week

    I am sure this doesn't includes things like flights, insurance, visa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmUJmZgRyDY
  12. begonia

    What to do with all batteries

    Any of you knows where I could bring the old batteries? Terimakasi
  13. C

    Kintamani Tourist Tax

    Has anyone else fallen fowl of the Kintamani Tourist Tax? We went through there the other day and got stopped for 'tourist tax' 160,000!!! 6 of us in the car, made us pay for 5, I didn't have to pay as I was driving. Kitas holders with family. Even if you are just traveling through or not...
  14. balinews

    Bali set to become IT hub

    When David Magson came up with the idea of running a software company out of an island better known for its beaches, he had to live with the inevitable sceptical comments about Silicon Bali. But now, having ridden the mining boom and the IT-driven cost-cutting era in corporate Australia, his...
  15. N

    Local Guides

    Hi All, I am coming to Bali with the other half for a week. We normally go to Thailand and have used the expat forum there for great advice. Figure the Bali one would be the same. My brother was in Bali about a year ago and hired a local he met outside his hotel to show him and his family...
  16. Markit

    US Cop Fired for His FB Views

    As many of us here are much of an age and share some common likes and dislikes I'd be interested in your views on this subject. NC Officer Fired Over Controversial Facebook Post This appears to be one cops views on some part of the US population. Please note that nowhere does he say which...
  17. balinews

    Bali mourns the passing of Made Wijaya

    The world-renowned tropical garden designer Made Wijaya - one of Bali's most flamboyant, controversial, and larger-than-life characters - has died suddenly in Sydney, leaving the island he adopted in mourning. Only his closest friends had known he was sick. Wijaya, who was adored and...
  18. 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...
  19. geedee

    Another Australian media story

    This one about banning alcohol Bali alcohol ban? Indonesian law would outlaw beer and wine
  20. spicyayam

    Clinton Cash

    Thoughts? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LYRUOd_QoM