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  1. M

    Housing advice in Jimbaran

    Recently moved to Bali for work. I work in Jimbaran and would like to find housing in this area. I'm currently in corporate housing until the end of the month, but need to find something else. Ideally, I'd like to rent monthly for the first couple months (starting in August) while I get to...
  2. Bagus Kusuma

    Water quality in South Bali

    As we know, South Bali area is the popular choice for expats to stay in temporarily or settle on the island of Bali. Then how do expats opinions about water quality in their property? Does it feel like water at home?
  3. K

    Looking for Denpasar office space

    Hello everyone, I'm looking for a dedicated office space (not just a desk, but an actual room) in the Denpasar region (preferably west) in an office building with an office IMB. As cheap as possible. The only one I found so far is in the ibis styles, however they don't have any available...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. bunyip

    Anyone Ever rented a Bemo without driver for a week or so? ;)

    Hi people! Do you think it is possible to rent a Suzuki or whatever Bemo and go for a tour in that? Going back to Flores in February on a Mission and Treasure Hunt!! My Lady has an injured Shoulder and Carpel Tunnel of right hand so doing lots of riding is not going to be possible for her...
  8. L

    Laptop rental

    Anyone knows wher i can rent/hire a laptop for 2/3 moths, basic configuration it is ok since will only be used for writing an essay. Not for me but for a friend
  9. balinews

    Tax Amnesty Exceeds Expectations

    Taxpayers in Indonesia waited until the last minute - as taxpayers everywhere often do. But enough of them responded to a new tax amnesty over the last few days to help make it a relative success as the first phase of the scheme came to a close yesterday. As of 8pm in Jakarta, Indonesians...
  10. 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...
  11. B

    tips for buying a second hand car

    Hi everyone, The family and I have been in Bali for about 5 months now. Feeling settled in, but would like to buy a second hand car. Renting is not viable as we'll be here a long time. I have seen lots of expats driving old suzuki jimny/katanas and they seem to be what we need. Something...
  12. K

    Scooter on Ferry ?

    Hi guys. I would like to ask you if is possible use a Ferry for scooters or motorbikes? I have a plan to lent just one scooter in Denpasar and going to Lombok then to Sumbawa and then back all the way. If yes how much is for that ? Thank a lot.
  13. R

    Visa for retreat organiser....

    Hello I am in the early stages of planning retreat in Bali.Not a New age or Yoga thing . Its about the culture and religion and tradition . Bali is a Mecca for retreats,what do people do for a Visa?? I know a lot of people do it illegally, i don't feel real comfortable with that.. I have...
  14. spicyayam

    A good example of why not to buy a condotel or any other kind of shared lease

    Nothing but problems with the managers of the property and almost nothing you can do about it.
  15. R

    Private desk space for rent?

    Hello all, I am trying to locate some rentable desk space somewhere here. Either a cubicle or small private office space would be great. Preferably in Sanur, but willing to look in Seminyak/Kuta/Renon areas. I am not looking for a co-working space, though. I need something with more...
  16. 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...
  17. K

    125cc or 150cc?

    Looking to buy a new scooter, figured a Vario is probably the best choice, but now doubting between the 125cc and 150cc. What are your opinions is the 150cc worth the 3jt extra? Right now I have a very old vario 125cc rental bike without the idling stop system. I mostly use it for driving...
  18. spicyayam

    Who do you think will win the 2016 US presidential election?

    Trump as a president is a scary thought. The other candidates aren't much better. I was watching them speak and all they talk about is how they are ranking in the polls, with a final "I will make America great again". Bernie Sanders is the only one I heard talking about anything of substance...
  19. geedee

    Top seven places to retire

    From the bbc top seven places to retire. Bali not mentioned. BBC - Capital - The top seven places to retire
  20. no.idea

    Things I know NOT to do in Bali.

    Now I am aware that running a bar in Bali is pretty well a way to lose money. However I have a rental house in a small road in Sanur. This road has 5 bars and the bars are popular for various different reasons. The house I have is on 7 are of land and is on the west side of the road. This is...