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Top Reasons Why Bali Is a Good Place to Be for Freelancers

  • InCorp Editorial Team
  • 1 November 2017
  • 4 minute reading time

Travelling has never been easier, entry requirements for many countries are being loosened, and a high-quality and stable Internet connection is available almost everywhere. You have been freelancing for a while, but you need an entirely new place? This article will provide you with information about freelancer job Bali (one of the world’s top destination).

Why Should You Move

Even though being a freelancer and having a creative job is what the majority of generation Y and Z has been dreaming of, this lifestyle is not always easy and satisfying. Freelancing is about perpetually facing challenges including the uncertainty of having a constant and stable income. That’s for sure, unless you know how to lead a balanced life or the probability of a burnout is always there.

To set boundaries between your work and home is where the work-life balance starts. Once you are able to establish regular working hours and eventually stick to them, your efficiency will most like improve. However, these two tasks might be much harder than you can imagine, especially if your home has become your office as well. Moreover, freelancers tend to work constantly and the word freelancer has become synonymous to workaholic.

However, and not surprisingly, this does not concern freelancers in Bali.

Bali has been considered as one of the most beautiful places on this planet. So it won’t be surprising for anyone living there to not want to spend all their day in their office or inside their houses. The curiosity and desire to verify the reasons behind Bali’s popularity will drive you to go out and enjoy the privilege of living in one of the world’s top destination.

In a nutshell, leading a balanced lifestyle has nowhere been easier than in Bali. The small Indonesian island offers a wide range of activities, from surfing, diving to traditional massages and even Balinese performances. Your working hours can be easily interspersed with moments of relaxing, which is a great way how to improve your concentration and efficiency.

The unique Balinese vibes will change your life upside down. Bali has attracted a huge number of digital nomads already and a sense of a community has been created here. You can be sure that a majority of expats living here went through the same troubles as you and they would be able to support and assist you if needed.

Keeping Up with Customers’ Needs

Technology, trends, and the needs and requirements of your customers are changing and evolving every day. As a result, freelancing is regular adaptation of these. It has become a process of constant education and searching up-to-date information. However, this gets easier if you are surrounded by people with the same goals.

Moving to Bali will make your life much easier. Instead of searching for webinars, seminars, and their references, you can simply become a member of one of the Balinese start-up hubs and attend their regular (usually on a weekly basis) trainings.

In addition to that, do not forget that there is nothing easier than to ask. Even though you might struggle with socialising in your home country, the situation in Bali will be very different. Just one simple fact will help you to bridge the gap – they are foreigners as well as you are.

Inspiration in the Air

Is it hard for you to keep yourself motivated? Do not worry. Even though self-motivation might be one of the hardest skills to acquire, you will not need it in Bali. You will meet so many inspiring people with interesting life stories to share. As a result, you will always feel like to do better and be better with what you do. With whatever plans you may have, you will keep inspired, particularly with your life goals.

Final Piece of Advice

Bali is an idyllic place to be not only for tourists but also for expats looking to have a more permanent and long-term stay in a new and exciting place. Its combination of lower costs, balanced lifestyle, inspiring atmosphere, and natural beauties will easily enchant you. Do not surprise when you realize that you wil extend your stay in Bali, indefinitely (with regular visits to the visa office to manage expirations, of course).


Our international team will provide you with more information about visa and legality concerning long-term stays in Bali. Do not hesitate and approach Cekindo for a free consultancy.

Pandu Biasramadhan

Senior Consulting Manager at InCorp Indonesia

An expert for more than 10 years, Pandu Biasramadhan, has an extensive background in providing top-quality and comprehensive business solutions for enterprises in Indonesia and managing regional partnership channels across Southeast Asia.

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