It can be difficult moving to a new environment and Jakarta especially can present some particular challenges. Here at NIS Jakarta, we do everything we can to make transition as easy as possible and to support new families in adapting to life in Indonesia.
Jakarta is a thriving metropolitan hub and a melting pot of cultures, with a diverse mix of Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European influences coming together into a dynamic melange. The sprawling city is home to millions who flock to the country’s thriving commercial hub.
A city of extremes, high temperatures, cultural differences and haphazard development can present some quite unique challenges for new parents so the following guide is intended to provide some insights to make the process a little smoother: