Indonesia is can be considered fairly safe to visit with enhanced sucurity in heavily touristed areas. While Indonesia has focused on security, there have been numerous bombings and terrorist attacks in populated areas. The securiy in rural areas diminishes quickly and care should be taken as there could be pockets of danger and unrest.

There is a disproportionate amount of risk for single women.

Indonesia is notorious for its deadly geologic events – the nation straddles two tectonic plates and is no stranger to violent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.