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Local Street Food & Drinks – Interesting Batam

From fried rice till seafood, from western to Indian foods are available in Batam. What else? Most of the dishes from around Indonesia you can get in Batam. Just you need to ask someone who know better than you.

If you are new to Batam, and, if you are traveling from different country. Then, best is to ask somebody. By the way, if your smartphone, mobile or android is equipped with Google Maps, then for you easier too to know.

Still, getting help from a human friend is more worthy than you can’t guess south or west after dark.

People here are friendly. Don’t worry about that.

Just never try to make people scare if you are using different language rather than Bahasa Indonesia. I think this is usual anywhere same. Nowadays, a lot of people speak in English, but comparing to Jakarta, it is still less in Batam.

What to Eat and Drink
So, about food. Yes, there are a lot of restaurants, Coffee shops, Café and street side food stalls. What I found in Batam, more or less, everywhere you can f…

Lifestyle Batam: Combining Old Village & Urban Life

Are you living in Batam or anywhere in Barelang area? Or are you visiting Batam after a long time?
If you are living in this city then you know how every part of Batam is growing gradually. Also, some places and sectors are in fast move. And, let’s have a look at Lifestyle Batam: Combining Old Village & Urban Life

In fact, Batam is developing every day.  From school until job opportunity, housing and shopping, in every part of everyday life people are moving forward.

Village & Urban Lifestyle: Batam to Barelang

As my wife told that, for schooling in her time, in Batam, there was no school. And, from Belakang Padang, they had to move to a nearby island, example, to Tanjung Pinang for education purpose.

Batam was then a beautiful green with hills, a natural landscape without a lot of small housing complexes.

Now, Batam is having few Polytechnics and Universities including ship and air service related education facilities.

By the way, I am here many years and I can see the upgrad…

Opportunities in Barelang: More committing Openings for Investors

Today I am talking totally about a different topic Opportunities in Barelang Area: More committing Openings for Investors, from my personal view as I am living in Batam for many years.  I found it seems more opportunities are beside industrial parks to utilize local Manpower.

Rural and Urban Development Opportunity Natural and Human Resource in  Batam – Rempang – Galang

Batam and total Barelang area is a holiday resort for the local and travelers from different countries.

While we sort out, travelers from other places rather than inland Batam, then they come to visit for a day or more for different purposes.

They spend time by moving around and they spend money to have local food, use local transports and stay in the hotel, play golf and go for water sports.

Also, they shop while way back home, for example, souvenir, readymade garments, groceries, spices or other items.

And, these all are impacting to the local economy and manpower as well.

Literally, is it so much small in amount?

I …

Inspiring Golf Courses and Beach Resorts in Batam Island

In case, if you are looking for Golf Resorts or Beach hotels, Sea Sports in Batam, here is a list to help you. However, to many people, Batam is a small island, but you are going to surprise that Batam is rich with many Golf Courses including country clubs and also Beach resorts besides many star hotels.



Golf Resorts, Beach Hotels, Sea Sports – Attracting Tourist Resource in Batam Island City
Furthermore, many people know Batam is an industrial area with small houses, but there are 100 over quality budget hotels and many high price residential areas to live, where many standard shopping malls are busy with shoppers.


Also, there are some International star chain hotels in this small island city.

However, Golf Courses in Pulau Batam alias, Batam Island, are well designed as the international standard. If you are a novice or experienced golfer, you are going to love the challenges while having fun playing golf in Batam.

Also, some are arranging and offering Sea Sports, as well.

By the way…

Batam Tourist Accommodation: Star and Budget Hotels for Travelers

Batam is not known as ‘City of Hotel” but, comparing the last 20 years, now, a lot of new hotels are doing business to serve local and foreign tourist accommodation in Batam. From cheap, budget until star hotels are available, also including resort hotels.

Hotel Accommodation:  Star Budget and Cheap Hotels for Travelers to Choose
Moreover, not only in the main city area for hotel accommodation but outskirt of the city too. You can get hotels for a night stay or long-term stay, as you require. For your transportation, you can get a taxi from the hotel.

Or just walk a little distance you can get local transport.

But, depends on where you are. If you are new it’s best to check with the hotel reception.

However, not many but I am going to add a few hotel names by area, and I hope you can find many other by asking any taxi or motorbike service.

In case, you are looking for a suitable one for you.

While some you can get food court, restaurant or food stalls are just nearby, some other not.

Batam Marine and Shipyard Tour | A Large Promising Sector Contributing to Local Economy

Batam Island is enriched with a large sea area, and obviously, Batam Marine and Shipyard sector is a promising and developing factor of the local people and economy. A large workforce is employed in many companies related to the marine business.

Marine and Shipyard Industry - Batam
Because of the wide seashore area, many foreign investors are invested to grow their businesses including ship repair, shipbuilding, and offshore business activities.

Moreover, being near to Singapore, the majority of companies are more interested because of international communication and travel to other parts of the world.


However, if you are interested to visit, here is a list that you can consider. For the latest and correct information, I recommend you to contact BP Batam at the One Stop Public Service.



Anggrek Hitam, PTASI Marine OffshoreAmnor ShipyardAir Lite InternationalBintang Intipersada ShipyardBatamec,Bangun Adhyabahan PerkasaBatam ExpresindoBechel Equipment ServiceBerger BatamBandar Abadi Batam…

Batam Industrial Estates Tour: International Investment in Island Helping Local Job Demands

If you are here to know about the Batam industrial estates, sectors and facilities of the beautiful Island city, Barelang including Batam, then here is a list you can go on.
Industrial Estates in Batam  A lot of foreign investors are active in different sectors, for example, electronic sub-assembly, shipbuilding, oil and gas supporting, export-import, garment and accommodation services.

By the way, you can obtain the latest information from BP Batam website, as well as from One Stop Public Service.

Besides, the travel and tourism industry, the manufacturing industry is doing well and helping the job demand as well.

However, if you are planning for an Industrial Tour in Batam, you can use it as a guideline. For example, you enter by the Seaport at Batam Center or Airport or by any other seaport. Just adjust with your tour guide or as you plan.


Batamindo Industrial ParkBintang Industrial ParkCammo Industrial ParkCitra Buana Centre Park 1Citra Buana Centre Park 2Citra Buana Centre park 3E…

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