Question: Is it OK to wear shorts in Jakarta?

If visiting mosques, men should cover their legs and women their legs and arms. Casual wear, shorts to the knee, short-sleeve shirts (singlets excepted), sandals etc are all fine during the day. For clubs, dress to impress the door staff; those in shorts, trainers and flip flops will probably be turned away.

What type of clothes should you wear in Indonesia?

Modern day dress Most Indonesians wear western style clothing for everyday wear. Men wear pants and shirts, sometimes with a tie. Women generally wear dresses or skirts and blouses. Indonesian clothing is light in weight because of the hot and humid climate.

Is it OK to wear shorts in Bali?

What do Tourists Wear in Bali? Short shorts are fine on the beach but trousers or skirts that fall below the knee are ideal when traveling to small towns or non-touristy destinations.

Is there a dress code in Bali?

Dress and act modestly. The same goes with clothing: dress as modestly as possible, especially when visiting temples. When paying a visit to a Balinese temple, both men and women are expected to wear shirts that cover shoulders and part of the upper arms.

What do girls wear in Bali?

Wear a shirt that covers your arms and shoulders. Men and women should also wear a kain, or sarong – a scarf that is wrapped around your waist, like a skirt.

Is it rude to point in Indonesia?

Use your right thumb to point at things - pointing with the index finger is considered rude. Always bend slightly when meeting or greeting an Indonesian older than you or in a position of authority.

What is the most eaten food in Indonesia?

Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice) is considered Indonesias national dish. This dish originated from Padang, Sumatra. Padang food is famous for its spicyness and richness in flavor. You definitely have to try Beef Rendang.

What is not allowed in Bali?

As we have already discussed, there are some prescription drugs that are considered illegal in Bali. Being in possession of everyday medications that you use at home can land you in a heap of trouble. Sleeping pills, Valium, Xanax, and Codeine being among them.

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