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Fortunately, Indonesia is not India. Here's how to do it: Walk outside your hotel, pick up a rock, throw it. It will land on a shopping mall, convenience store, corner shop, wartel or guy squatting on the pavement festooned with colorful signs for Indosat (IM3), Telkomsel (simPATI) or XL Axiata. Hand over around Rp 10,000 ($1), preferably while showing ...


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Based on your budget, it's quite difficult to rent a service Apartment. The only way to go is to rent the apartment from the owner directly. You can try Roomorama or AirBnb for this. If you click on the Rates tab, both website also provide monthly rent rates. Personally I think you may get a better luck with Roomorama. However you may want to top up a ...


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3-4 months is too short for most rental agencies, which means your best option is probably going to be a service apartment. Plenty of choices (Ascott, Oakwood, Somerset etc), just Google around. The first and most important question is, where will you be spending your days in Jakarta? The traffic is astonishingly terrible and you want to stay as close to ...


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No, not safe if you are comparing that to western standards. I live in Jakarta half of the year for many years now and I never tried ojek because I do not think it is safe, but that's due to personal issues with motorcycles. Anyway, inside cities motorcycles will not have a chance to go really fast, and in my years here I have never seen a serious ojek ...


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This was harder than I thought it would be. Eventually resorted to FourSquare, with some success. The Food Hall, Bellezza Shopping Arcade (Jalan Letnan Jenderal Supeno No. 34), Jakarta Selatan, DKI Jakarta 12210 - according to the foursquare tips, is open 24 hours, has wifi, and the chicken wings are recommended. Swalayan 9 One One, Muara Karang Raya, ...



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