In Indonesia, it's still possible to escape the tourist trail and feel like you're the only person in this land of thick rainforests, rich history, diverse cultures, palm-fringed beaches and island getaways. It's the ideal place to get off the beaten track and rediscover yourself - ever though you are in the fourth most populous country in the world.

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTRE: Jakarta: 28 kilometres, Bali Denpasar: 5 kilometres TIME ZONE: Western: GMT +7 hours, Central: GMT +8 hours, Eastern: GMT +9 hours CURRENCY: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). Credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country and ATMs can be found in major towns and cities LANGUAGES: Bahasa Indonesian is the official language. English is widely spoken in Java and Bali.