If you need a short holiday but your budget for your flight is $100 or less, look no further
Jakarta – National Monument
Within the National Monument of Jakarta is a museum that depicts Indonesia’s fight for Independence with impressive dioramas, including the original text of the Proclamation of Independence. With the film Soekarno having just been released, this is an apt time to visit.
Surrounding the Monument is a musical fountain, enjoyed by the public on Sundays. You may even spot deer roaming among the shady trees in the park.
From $72, Tigerair. Promotion ends 31 Aug.
$49, Jetstar. Promotion ends 1 Sep.
Rizal Park – Manila
No other place in the heart of Manila can one find serenity and diversity than in Rizal Park. The 53-hectare parkboasts of world-class sculptures, historical markers, ever-changing natural work of art, exhibits and other forms of entertainment. In the morning, catch the ‘dancing’ fountain show with multi-colored jets of water sway and spout.
Discover the uplifting story of the Philippines’ national hero, Rizal, in this lovely park renamed in his honour.
$99, Jetstar. Promotion ends 1 Sep.
Penang – Kapitan Keling Mosque
Kapitan Keling is located in the heart of the heritage enclave of George Town in Penang. Bathed in cream and topped with large golden yellow Mughal-style domes, crescents and stars, the mosque also features a madrasah for religious classes and a towering minaret from which the sound of the azan or call to prayer can be heard.
From $59, Tigerair. Promotion ends 31 Aug.
$55, Jetstar. Promotion ends 1 Sep.
By Nicole Lee