Malls, Consumerism and the Indonesian Lifestyle

Indonesian people love going to the mall. When we are bored, we choose to hang out at the mall instead of going to the beach. I’ve been back in my home country for two months this summer and I cannot count how many times I’ve been to the mall in that time.

I found out that Jakarta has nearly 200 malls, some right next to one another. There are many reasons for Indonesians going to the mall.

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5 Things to do in Bali

If you’re studying in Australia, you get two “stu-vac” (study vacation) weeks. One week off mid-semester and another week off right before finals. Sadly, nobody really studies during these periods and travels instead. In no way, shape, or form am I condoning travel during these times. However if you do have some free time and find yourself in Indonesia here are some must-dos!

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