This thread is intended to assist expatriates with problems they're likely to encounter when they move to Indonesia.
Many of the problems are simple lack of available information, so hopefully this thread will avert a good few of them.
Special thanks to Lukereg, Ubudian and indostocks for their valuable contributions
For a large collection of photos and videos about Indonesia (With comments), click this link.
http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 21#p527221
Some bits about food in Indonesia can be found here.
http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 42#3273554
Clothing and fashion here (Thread still being worked on)
http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 21#3562270
Art and culture here (Thread still being worked on)
Topics will be edited and updated as required, or as I improve the post.
Click on your area of interest to go directly to an appropriate post.
Immigration (General information)
Visa on arrival
Working in Indonesia (KITAS/IMTA)
Working as an English teacher
Owning land and building
KITAP for expats married to an Indonesian
KITAS/P - Changing address, passport or other details
Identity and family cards (KTP WNA, SKTT, KK)
The roads (including buying and selling vehicles) / Toll roads (Jalan tol)
Renting a motorbike for your holiday
Telephones and mobile phones
English language TV/Radio
English language newspapers on the internet
Drinking water/cooking gas
The backpacker's guide.
Renting a house/apartment
Avoid passing things with your left hand (Cross cultural understanding)
Public transport (Not taxis)
Owning land in Indonesia.
Airports / Air travel / airlines
Clothes and shoe shopping
This is a link to a thread specifically about moving to Bali: