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  1. DenpasarHouse

    Shark Attacks in Bali

    You don't often hear of shark attacks in Bali. Here's one I just came across: San Diego surfer shares story of shark attack in Bali | FOX5 San Diego - San Diego News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | KSWB Also, this involves a concept I'm not 100% comfortable with but haven't thought about it...
  2. M

    travel guide

    Hi all, I am marizka and I am currently living in Bali. I can speak both mandarin and english fluently. Although I have a personal assistant and secretarial background. I can be a travel guide. please contact me at 083877033800. Thank you
  3. spicyayam

    Fevers and general sickness lately

    It seems like either us or one of kids are sick lately. Nothing major, but general fevers/infections etc. Fortunately, no dengue. They recover after a couple of days, but it means some sleepless nights. Everyone tells me that is just kids, but it seems like a lot of people in our surrounding...
  4. SusanSydney

    Indonesian airline safety - report on Australian TV

    ABC, Australia's national television station just aired a scary investigation into Indonesia's airline safety record. The program "Foreign Correspondent" discussed training, lack of safety checks and unsurprisingly the word "corruption" was even mentioned. A couple of experts who should...
  5. S

    Already Moved to Bali? What can I expect?

    Hi, I'm looking for some detailed insight into living/relocating to Bali (specifically Ubud or North Kuta). I want to know what to expect and what difficulties I might encounter in setting myself up in Bali (if I do indeed choose Bali to relocate to). I have lots of questions below and if anyone...
  6. spicyayam

    Fastest turnaround for Australian passport renewal

    My mum was supposed to be arriving in Bali today and has just realized her passport will expire in less than 6 months :icon_eek: She boarded a flight in Melbourne and the airline picked it up in Sydney. I think the airline is going to put them up in a hotel in Sydney. Anyone know how it will...
  7. C

    Social Visa Bangkok

    Just for anyones info, as of now, the Indo Embassy in Bangkok will not accept an application for a Social Visa without a valid return air ticket.
  8. balinews

    Russian expats on the rise

    Big city life offers people many opportunities but it also comes with a great deal of stress and problems. In recent years, a growing number of Russians are opting out of successful careers and great social lives and instead go where life is simpler. Some look to reconnect with who they really...
  9. spicyayam

    Looking for Bob Maclennan

    Does anyone know Bob Maclennan, originally from Inverness in Scotland. Was supposed to be living in Bali
  10. Z

    Repatriation - any tips on getting stuff home?

    Planing ahead on our eventual repatriation back to Melbourne Australia. We recently moved house and to our shock an horror managed to accumulate an extra three suitcases full of stuff. Surprising as we thought that one think we learnt living in Bali over the past two years was living...
  11. spicyayam

    I was wondering when this might happen

  12. Z

    Bali Hack: Do you have baby cats or baby dogs and need a litter box? here's a free...

    Everyone knows when the kittens are very small they have the bad tendency to pee and poop everywhere :icon_eek: until hopefully they discover the beauty of a litter box. :icon_e_biggrin: In my experience most of the cats and dogs in Bali are stray animals and figure it out by themselves where...
  13. L

    Second hand car

    I know that we can't buy a new car without KITAS. But is it possible to buy a second hand car (with social budaya visa)?
  14. A

    Internship Bali

    Hello everyone ! I am currently preparing a first year university degree in Management of Tourism at La Rochelle, I'm looking for a 3 month internship from June to September. Passionate about Hindu culture, after extensive traveling in India, I would love to do this internship in Bali! I...
  15. spicyayam

    HOC Season 4

    I just finished watching season 4 of House of Cards. The first 3 seasons are pretty much based on the British season. Americans tend to keep a series going until the storyline becomes ridiculous and the audience loses interest. I read one review of the series and they said the storyline was too...
  16. Markit

    Motorcycle Madness No. 3 Java/Malang/Bromo/Jogja/Madura/Surabaya - home again.

    Next week a mate and I are planning on doing some motorbike touring over Bangmewangme up the southern route to Malang where we plan to stay and visit Bromo (I got this volcano thing) and the mountain resort of Tretes because the mate reckons there's some seriously beautiful women up there. Me I...
  17. P

    New tenant to take over rent agreement -> Oct 2016

    Hi there, Looking for new tenant to take over rent agreement asap, due to new job implying relocation. House (90m² ?) in residential area, Puri Gading, Jimbaran. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms , living room, indoors large kitchen, storage rooms. Fully furnished (and include TV, Sound...
  18. D

    Bridge collapsed

    Just heard that a bridge on the road from Denpasar to Gilimanuk collapsed partly. Don't know details but if you have to go to the harbor better get info first.
  19. N

    For those on a spouse sponsored KITAP or KITAS

    I have a question for those on a spouse sponsored KITAP/KITAS - what happens if your spouse dies before you? I know this is a morbid question, but what happens in such a situation? Does the visa become invalid? Can another family member sponsor you for KITAP? Can your child who has Indonesian...
  20. P

    Villa Experience

    GD, how was your Villa experience, overall? I had a quick squizz on the internet after you mentioned the name and the photos made it look absolutely smashing. I thought 'he will be enjoying that, for sure'. Where 1 is it was awful and 10 is it was heavenly, how would you rate it? I would...