Most teachers here feel comfortable wearing the same clothing here that they would wear in their own countries. As at home there are places here where short skirts and sleeveless tops are acceptable and there are places where they are not. In most cities the dress code is very relaxed albeit mixed ranging from high fashion to everyday casual to formal office attire to traditional dress.
Generally Indonesia is very safe country for women, although as a foreigner you will get a lot of attention from the local population. This is especially true of places where there are few foreigners. It can be a little off putting at first, however, you soon get used to it.
More articles about living in Indonesia
- Sidoarjo city guide
- Cost of living in Indonesia
- Money, banks and saving
- Is travelling expensive?
- Are weekend breaks possible?
- What can I do outside of work?
- What about the food? Being vegetarian?
- Western women in Indonesia
- What’s the culture like?
- EF housing