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10 Steps for Dealing with Bureaucracy in Indonesia

Despite the slight improvement for the past few years, it is undeniable that bureaucracy in Indonesia is notoriously bad and confusing. I guess part of it is due to the constant change of rules and the lack of socialization among departments or whatnot. The motto of Indonesian bureaucracy: “If you can make it more difficult,… Continue reading 10 Steps for Dealing with Bureaucracy in Indonesia

culture shock · food · holiday · parents

Gobble Gobble Gobble

The leaves are changing colors, the warm weather is slowly disappearing, then on the scarfs and gloves and jackets (and sometimes umbrella!). That’s when I know that it is time for my favorite holiday in the US: Thanksgiving. Typical rich shade of fall. Source: Odyssey. I had my first American Thanksgiving experience during my second… Continue reading Gobble Gobble Gobble