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How to be Polite in Indonesia

Indonesia hosts hundreds and even thousands races, vernaculars, and cultural values. Among those variations, we hold cultural values which are universal. This post discusses some simple tips to be polite in Indonesia. When practicing these, no matter wherever you are in Indonesia, people will predicate you as polite person.

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Foreigners' Acceptable Errors when Speaking Bahasa Indonesia

This post is about what I experienced when I talked to foreigners in bahasa Indonesia. Many of them said that bahasa Indonesia is quite easy to learn. However, in my personal point of view, it is rather difficult since there are so many grammar rules that are acceptable but unexplainable.

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English in Indonesia

Broadly speaking, English is an international language which is mainly spoken in the domain of education, business, and other sectors. English is also regarded essential by Indonesian. It is learned in secondary school and in some semesters in university level.

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Dealing with Makassar's Traffic

Makassar is the capital of South Sulawesi (Sulawesi Selatan). It is located at the center of Indonesia, in the south part of a big island which looks like letter 'k'. Since it is capital city, then you can expect much on its facilities and infrastructures. What about the traffic? Should you know about that? Of course you should.

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How to Learn Bahasa Indonesia

After publishing a blogpost entitled "Tricky Technique in Learning Bahasa Indonesia", in this opportunity, I would like to tell you the shortcut in learning bahasa Indonesia that focuses on the technical strategies.

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How Expensive is Makassar, Indonesia?

Makassar is the capital of South Sulawesi. This 199 km square city hosts many tourist attractions such as Benteng Somba Opu, Fort Rotterdam, Losari Beach, and Khayangan Island. This crowded city also hosts many hotels that serve you good. This post figures out how expensive Makassar, Indonesia is.

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Estimated Cost of Living in Indonesia

Talking about cost of living in Indonesia might be difficult since it is different for each city. Then, it will depend on in which city do you want to live in. However, in this post is only the estimation. These can be useful to give you mental figures about budget that you will spend. The price range is estimated for living in big cities such as in Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, Medan, and Makassar. In the east parts of Indonesia, you should double or triple the estimation.

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