Can I drink the tap water?

No, but there are 5-gallon dispensers of water available at all ASRI buildings (including housing) as well as in many restaurants and hotels. Since potable water is readily available, there is no need to bring a filter or water purification tablets. ASRI aims to set an example in the community Read more…

What is the food like?

Indonesian cuisine is predominantly rice-based, with meats and vegetables cooked in rich, flavorful sauces. Sambal, or chili paste, is always served on the side. Proteins include seafood and chicken and on occasion beef and goat. It is not hard to find good vegetarian options, as most meals will include freshly-made Read more…