The increasing number of middle class in Indonesia has affected their life style. Travelling has become a secondary need for them. Apart from getting new experience in new cities, the middle class also spend their money for shopping and food-tasting.
As the most populous Muslim country, Indonesians prefer to have halal food even in countries where Muslims are minority. Some countries have been aware of the need of providing halal food.
Japan, for example, has paid more attention to facilities for Muslim tourists. Muslim friendly restaurants – providing halal food – are available in the country. Indonesian Muslims traveling to Japan can enjoy ramen with ease as they can dine in halal restaurants.
Prayers rooms are also available in public places including in shopping malls. [yan]