With its beautiful coastline, coral reefs, waterfalls and retreats, Bali is indeed, a place of leisure and idyll, and simultaneously, a place for the adventurous and the explorers. A province of Indonesia, Bali is the best place for any tourist who needs a week of absolute relaxation.
The capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is its cultural, economic and political centre. Established in the 14th century, it has a rich, varied history, and is a city of exciting metamorphosis- with its bustling traffic, its strong affiliations to its own historical roots.
The centre of the Indonesian freedom movement, Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia. With mixed Islamic, Chinese, Dutch and Indonesian culture surrounded by traffic and high buildings, this city is another unique mix of traditional and modern.
The fourth largest city in Indonesia, Medan is one of the most diverse areas in the country, with people from almost all kinds of Asian ethnicities, including Chinese, Javanese, different Indonesian tribes, Southern Indians, and Northern Indians.
Lombok is an island in the Indian Ocean which is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Promoted as "an unspoiled Bali", Lombok is what people expected Bali to be before it became crowded and a mainstream travel destination.
A city with interesting contrasts, Bandung has developing cities, along with rippling rice fields and volcanic mountains. It is one of the cooler cities in Indonesia, perfect for a day-trip from Jakarta or Bali.