Ask Expats in Jakarta have asked Lara and Tina to share their knowledge and answer any questions people have about Jakarta. So feel free to ask away – just send your question to [email protected]


Lara Vaccar is a mother of three boys. California native from san diego. Arrived to jakarta in oct 2000. Love the outdoors, tennis, camping. She is also working for Santa Fe Relocation ( Both of them love the city the family now call home and has caught on how to take advantage of the little things to make life easier here and avoid those many “Indonesian moments”. And Tina is a Filipina who has been living in Jakarta for nearly 5 years now, she is here with her German husband and 2 daughters who just graduated IB and are now both in Universities. She is a Psychology graduate and worked in 5 star hotels, International pre schools, modeling and advertising agencies. She enjoys living as an expat and is very active in International communities. She was the event coordinator in the Philippine women association for 2 years and an active member of British women association in Jakarta.


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  1. Chasya

    I have apartemen in kemang village ..if any of u wanna rent.. pls contack me

  2. Hi, you can try browsing for items for sale in the Facebook group: EXPAT Jakarta Garage Sale
    Hope it helps!

  3. Komal


    I have recently moved to Jakarta and was keen to know about any expat family/families selling Garden furniture, bed side tables (2 sets), Coffee tables, Dinning tableset of 4, rugs, curtons, dish washer etc.

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