This happens also in Jakarta occasionally but in Sumatra it’s much more apparent, especially in second tier cities (e.g. For cultural experiences, be sure you don’t miss these destinations.

A lof of tourists usually go straight on to the popular Bali.

Jakarta can come across as a dirty and crowded city. Even though it’s only one street (Palatehan road with a few bars where you can play hooker snooker, e.g. Jakarta’s backpacker’s area is called Jalan Jaksa and is situated in Central Jakarta.

It also has some of the worst traffic problems in the world. So if you want to go from one area to another you’ll probably be stuck in traffic. Hotels are more expensive than other countries in South East Asia (like Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam,…).

They will have time to process the fact you approached them and can decide to write you a message and you can take it from there.

The best places for day game are the shopping malls.

Indonesian girls go there with friends and the staff that’s working there are often bored.

There are so many shopping malls all over Jakarta, so you will likely find one that is very close to your place.

The biggest city is Medan in the north, which is pretty hectic. In Sumatra your exotic value is truly through the roof (esp. Teenagers would form a line to take a picture with me.

Pregnant ladies would ask me to rub their belly believing it would make the baby more white or get a Western nose.

That’s why many people visiting Indonesia will only stay one or two days in Jakarta. Expect to pay between – dollars per night for the cheaper areas in Jakarta.

If you want the cultural “check in the box” for Jakarta, you should visit the following places: Sumatra is the largest island of Indonesia and was hit hard by the 2004 tsunami. One of the prettiest Indonesian girls I dated was from Sumatra.

Because of this, I would suggest starting to talk to the girls in Indonesia before you go on your trip for best results.