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How Expensive is Makassar, Indonesia?

Makassar is the capital of South Sulawesi. This 199 km square city hosts many tourist attractions such as Benteng Somba Opu, Fort Rotterdam, Losari Beach, and Khayangan Island. This crowded city also hosts many hotels that serve you good. This post figures out how expensive Makassar, Indonesia is.

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Estimated Cost of Living in Indonesia

Talking about cost of living in Indonesia might be difficult since it is different for each city. Then, it will depend on in which city do you want to live in. However, in this post is only the estimation. These can be useful to give you mental figures about budget that you will spend. The price range is estimated for living in big cities such as in Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, Medan, and Makassar. In the east parts of Indonesia, you should double or triple the estimation.

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3 Websites to Learn Indonesian

The role of input in language learning is crucial. If we look at the second language acquisition (SLA) theory proposed by Krashen, it can be inferred that a language learner should priorotize what is known as comprehensible input in order to succeed the language learning. Learning Indonesian is little bit difficult if it is compared with English since Indonesian is not that popular which in turn leads to lack of learning resources. In this post are 3 useful Indonesian websites that offer greater input for you who want to learn Indonesian.

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Podcast Bahasa Indonesia: Formal or Less Formal?

Learning bahasa Indonesa through podcast is a wise way to get yourself fluent. Thing you need more is only input and then practicing what you have obtained. Listening - with noticing - to Indonesian who speaks Indonesian will improve your pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammatical knowledge. As the time goes by, you will be more familiar with your target language. As the impact, you will be able to automatically produce the language.

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Visiting Malino Pine Forest

When you travel to Makassar - the capital of South Sulawesi - in summer, you will find yourself sweating a lot even in the night. To make you more comfortable, you may opt to visit Malino Pine Forest which is about 80KMs from Makassar. This place serves you better temperature - between 10 to 25 degrees Celcius - as it is in 1,100 MAMSL (metres above mean sea level).

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Takapala Waterfall: Explore The Beauty of South Sulawesi

Have you just arrived in Makassar? Why don't you explore Takapala Waterfall? It is only about 90KMs from Hasanuddin International Airport. To get there, do not ever think about public transportation. The better way to get there is by renting a private car which costs you about Rp. 300.000 for one day.

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How Valuable is Buffalo to Toraja Ethnic?

If you are reading this blog-post, you might have visited Toraja in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. In your trip, you might have seen buffaloes which are everywhere in Toraja. If you missed them, you might have seen their horns hanging in front of custom home called 'Tongkonan'. Have you ever wondered how valuable is buffalo to Toraja Ethnic?

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