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Nicknamed "Big Durian" by locals, Jakarta is Indonesia's economic heart. As a dynamic megacity, the capital city can be quite advantageous for expatriates seeking new opportunities. It is the world's second most densely populated city, but it provides quality living to expatriates thanks to its perfect blend of culture, traditions and modernism. Living in Jakarta can thus be an enriching experience.

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When moving to Indonesia, it's important to not be flippant about your general well-being, as many issues can be avoided with a little preparation and research. If possible, try to establish a trusted contact whom you can contact for support while in the country, and try to stay informed about what to do in the event of an emergency.

Would you like to have an insight of the Indonesian lifestyle and how to behave in the Indonesian society? Find out in this article.

If you have a furry friend that you wouldn't dream of leaving behind when you move to Indonesia, then you're going to need to know how to transport your pet safely across the globe. Read this article to find out some more information.

Moving to Indonesia may take many months of planning, especially when it comes to obtaining the correct visas and finding the perfect accommodation. However, there are ways to make the move easier, with a little bit of foresight and help from the experts.

Due to stubborn traffic jams and urban chaos, getting around in big Indonesian cities is no easy feat. However, in terms of transport options, you'll never be far from a means to (eventually) get from A to B. Read this article to find out more.

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At this blog I will write about all my travels. First, I will be in Jakarta for five months. Then I will travel South East Asia for a month and a half. After I will go to Paris for five months and as if that isn't enough, next is the USA for an undetermined time.

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