Jakarta sits as Indonesia’s capital and has a rich history influenced by Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European cultures. Some of the must-see places when you visit Jakarta are Kota Tua which is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok or Jakarta’s Chinatown, and the old port of Sunda Kelapa. Aside from their vibrant city life, Jakarta also boasts a rich dating culture that is unlike any other country, which makes it a perfect place to search for a partner.
Since Indonesia is predominantly a Muslim country, religion plays a significant part in how dating happens. Because of this, Indonesian women are mostly religious and traditional, meaning they expect you to pay for everything as a gentleman would. Regardless of their religion, they still like to hangout with Western men.
In fact, many women from Jakarta love to date Western men because they think Westerners are more romantic and nice than their locals. They are also quite obsessed with the white skin of Caucasian males because they want to have white babies. Don’t be nervous to date one though because they won’t rush you into having babies with them right away.
Indonesian women expect you to lead the relationship in the sense that you are decisive, as this is their central concept of “manliness.” Unlike other Western countries, Indonesian women are family-oriented. It means if you want to pursue a long-term relationship with them, you also must get their family’s approval.
Although the dating scene for Indonesian women may seem traditional, they also know how to have fun. The enjoy spontaneity and passionate getaways with their partners. At the same time, they are the perfect mix of being wife-material and a fun partner, which makes Jakarta an ideal destination to spice up your love life.