It took Getaway
over twenty years to visit Jakarta, and Jason was the one to break the ice.
With Indonesia on Australia's doorstep, 98 percent of Australians who go there head for Bali. Jakarta would love to have some of that tourist dollar and prices on many things have been cut, including accommodation which can take up a big chunk of your travel budget.
Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, is on the northwest coast of Java. Established in the fourth century, it was an important trading port and was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies. It has more than 13 million residents and a unique diversity of tribes, language, culture and traditions. A true melting pot.