Do you want to travel to a lush and tropical island paradise?
The consider visiting Indonesia. This tourist-friendly destination is filled with incredible activities, from the beautiful beaches of Bali, the diving spots found in Bunaken, Lombok’s Mount Rinjani and the national parks located in Sumatra. Indonesia has so much to offer to the international tourist.
Money in Indonesia
The United States (US) dollar goes far in Indonesia. One US dollar can purchase a meal, two packs of cigarettes or three bottles of water. About 10 US dollars is considered too large to break at most locations in Indonesia. It is possible for tourists to haggle prices down by 50 to 70 percent off the asking price for various items.
Adventure in Indonesia
Go on adventures in Indonesia. Aside from romantic walks on the beach and hikes up mountains, you can also go scuba diving, white water rafting or surfing. Indonesia has some of the best scuba diving spots in the world. Consider spots, such as Bunaken, Wakatobi, Nusa Penida and the Gili Islands for high quality diving. Go extreme white water rafting with great paddling at the Pekalen River. Traveling surfers love to go to Indonesia for its waves. West of Sumatra is the Mentawai Archipelago, a world class surfing spot.
Relax in Indonesia
You also have the opportunity to stay indoors and relax at the resorts in Indonesia. Many resorts offer world class treatment, including spas and massages. Restaurants typically include various types of rice, noodles, soups, main dishes, condiments and different types of desserts. Be careful because restaurant hygiene standards may not be as high as the US, so consider going to well-established and popular dining places to eat. Eating cheap is a great advantage in Indonesia. It costs one US dollar to eat a meal from a street side vendor. It may cost 10 US dollars or more to eat a meal at a Western-style restaurant that offers fine dining.