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Expat Guide to Living in Batam

Whether you're already living in Batam or preparing to move to Batam, our Expat Guide to Living in Indonesia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Batam. For answers to specific questions, visit our Indonesia Forum to talk with expats in Batam.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Batam handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Batam by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

Submit a Culture Shock Report

More Living in Batam Reports

What are people's priorities in Batam - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Batam:
Submit a Living Overseas Report

More Moving to Batam Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Batam? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Batam? Below are some of the responses from expats in Batam:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Reviews of Schools in Batam

Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Batam. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Batam:
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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Batam. If you are already living in Batam, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Batam by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Batam? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Batam by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Batam? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Batam? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report
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Indonesia Forum Indonesia Forum
Join our Indonesia forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Indonesia.

Living in Indonesia GuideLiving in Indonesia Guide

Guide to Living in Indonesia covering expat life, local culture, finding a home, diversity and more.

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Expats talk about healthcare conditions in Indonesia, the importance of health insurance, traveling abroad for medical care and more.

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Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Indonesia.

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