INDONESIANS ARE SUPER-FRIENDLY
Believe it or not, this one is still true, especially when you’re dealing with individuals. In general, if you’re courteous, people will go out of their way to be nice to you. Being mindful of local customs also helps. Of course, this can be quite tricky, but even in the most remote parts of the country, communities have evolved to the point that people will recognise a well-meaning attempt at civility for what it is.