Tag Archives: residency

Internet is out so a little jalan-jalan time

      Jalan-jalan means walking around and is what I say to the ojek drivers when they ask if I need a ride. They usually just shout out “Mr. Mr.” and move their hands as if they are accelerating … Continue reading

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Indonesian Retirement Visa

OK, here’s my solution to living in Indonesia without a work permit – a retirement visa. I can do this on my own or hire an agent who will charge me as much as $1,500. I think I have a … Continue reading

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Researching future homes

Given that my stay in Indonesia could end at any time (because if the job is not available it will be time to move on), I occasionally like to get back into my “World Tour” mode and research new places … Continue reading

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