A Peek Into Indonesia

EMC Relocations in Collaboration with Nord Anglia School

 EMC Relocations is a boutique relocation company based in Jakarta, Indonesia. We provide any support needed to get settled in Jakarta: From Home search via school search, house auditing, cultural training and more.Being boutique means we don’t follow a one fits all-approach. We treat every client according to their individual needs and expectations. We would never show our clients an overwhelming...

Simple Sustainable Selfcare

There is nothing like a relocation to shake things up a bit right? So much to consider, organise and adjust to. Moving to a new city or country is a significant life event that has many layers. Excitement, anxiety, curiosity, stress, joy, sadness, panic are just a few of the emotions that can raise their heads. Whether it is your first time moving to a new place or your tenth, they can still kick in,...

Focus on the 1% That Makes 99% Difference

By Florence Reisch-GentinettaTwo of the qualities most expatriates demonstrate are courage and curiosity. I think it takes a certain amount of courage to decide to move abroad and leave your friends, family, lifestyle and often your career behind to go and live on the other side of the world.My experience has taught me that to live happily in a foreign country, you have to be open-minded, proactive and...

The Lowdown on Real Estate in Jakarta

 By Carrie CrozierYou've seen testimonials and client reviews for EMC Relocations and are very likely aware of the core philosophy of their business to provide a boutique service that meets the client's unique needs. No cookie-cutter real estate here!But beyond that, what does real estate in Jakarta look like? Is it the same as in some other major cities? I think you'll be surprised at the answer!Agent...

EMC Presents: High Tea & Dancing for a Cause

By Carrie Crozier For this month’s blog post, I share a little about my personal experience working with EMC Relocations from when we moved to Jakarta. I also shine a light onto the personal side of the company, now that our professional relationship has also become a friendship. The CEO and founder of EMC, Esti McMillan, recently celebrated her birthday in a truly lovely way. I’m excited to share the...

First Impressions of Jakarta

By Carrie CrozierExpats in Jakarta come from all over the world and I’m sure everyone has some hilarious stories or first impressions of when they arrived in Jakarta. We moved here a little over a year ago, after living 5 years in Wisconsin, USA – a place I can’t imagine being any more opposite to Jakarta! What surprises me the most now is how quickly these “crazy” things that make you gawk at...

Wellness Resources

Various resources collated from the generous share of many over the pandemic. Blogs, Apps, Podcasts, talks and Mental Health providers available in Jakarta and on zoom from abroad.

Exclusive interview with Tim Maitland, Head of New Zealand School, Jakarta

The New Zealand School Jakarta (NZSJ) is a progressive, growing international school situated in the heart of Kemang in South Jakarta. NZSJ believes that happy children are more confident learners, so strives to be a place where children of all ages feel safe, supported and happy. NZSJ employs the New Zealand Curriculum supplemented with other academic programs to serve the educational, physical,...

Introducing Young Kids To Jakarta: Baby Steps Are Key

By Carrie CrozierA little over a year ago, my family and I moved to Jakarta, and I often find myself reflecting backto how things felt then. At the time we - my husband and our two daughters - arrived, the kidswere 2 and 4 years old. Everything was new and a little overwhelming. Now Jakarta truly feelslike home and that switch came about fairly quickly for us. I share what we did and some of thehandy...

Got Kids!?

Got kids? Looking for outdoor places to keep them entertained, happy and exhausted by the end of the day ? Jakarta has a wide spectrum of activities that kids can engage in- from cycle tours to amusement parks, this city has it all. Just make place for the following outdoorsy activities on your bucket list of things to indulge in with kids

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