Balikpapan is a port city on the East coast of the island of Borneo, and is the second largest city in Indonesian-administered Kalimantan, after Samarinda.
Balikpapan is widely recognised as being one of the easiest cities to live in Indonesia. As part of the Earth Hour City Challenge, the city of Balikpapan was recognized as Indonesia’s Most Loveable City in 2015. Large parks are located throughout the city, and there is a botanical garden to rival Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, and a multitude of malls cater to consumers. While teaching English in Balikpapan, you will be able to travel, explore and enjoy life on one of the world’s most breathtaking island.