Synopses & Reviews
Feel like a tasty plate of gado-gado
, a visit to a rice padi, or maybe a date with an orangutan? You'll need to communicate. With this phrasebook in hand, talk your way right across the vibrant Indonesian archipelago.
Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases in more than 120 languages. Chat with the locals and discover their culture - a guaranteed way to enrich your travel experience.
From the balmy nights of Bali to the monkey jungles of Sulawesi, you'll know your kepala, 'head', from your kelapa, 'coconut' with this book. Learn what to say on a wild night of dangdut -- and when you're in a hurry to leave, know you'll need to catch a bajaj, not a becak.
Selamat jalan!, 'Happy travels!'
-- dive, surf & hike your way around the islands
-- join in the banter at the market, beach or bar
-- experience a range of exotic dishes
-- have the edge bartering at a pasar malam
-- cultural tips & protocol to smooth the way
Packed with tips on local customs, religion and etiquette, this phrasebook contains conversation starters, greetings and small talk, as well as a section on diving, surfing and other sports. There is also a two-way dictionary.