Jeju – Seongsan Ilchulbong

My first visit to Jeju island in South Korea made my geologist sister envied me a lot. When I stepped my feet on the land, I instantly realised why she did; and why the island itself is listed as a World Natural Heritage by the UNESCO. Location: Jeju island, South Korea Entrance fee: KRW 2,000…

Lombok – Merese Hill

The sun was getting low and thick clouds were covering the sky as we spurred the scooters up against the bumpy lanes. Soon, we parked and climbed up the hill to find one of the most enchanting sceneries ever witnessed. Location: Lombok Tengah, Indonesia Entrance fee: IDR 5000 (USD 0.5) for motor parking Best season: December-February When…

Marseille – Parc National des Calanques

When we think of France, Paris and its Eiffel Tower comes to mind faster than everything else. Not to mention that every other cities in France have their own unique attractions, Marseille is a total worth to visit. Location: Marseille, France Entrance fee: Free. Who doesn’t love free trips? Suitable for: Everyone who loves nature Marseille is a port…

Jeju – Hallasan

Jeju Island is a famous destination during Summer holiday season. People who heard me going during Winter on February furrowed and asked, “Why would you go to Jeju on Winter?” Now, I am telling you why. Location: Jeju Island, South Korea Entrance fee: Free Suitable for: Age 10+ (group travel is much preferable during winter) According…