What’s the world’s most popular flight? The answer will throw you for a loop because it’s not New York to LA or Dubai to Mumbai – the busiest flight route is the domestic journey between Seoul and Jeju Island, a large island off the Korean peninsula that was the recipient of around 26 million passengers in 2016. Around 11 million journeys to and from Seoul to Jeju were made last year according to a report by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The island’s popularity is understandable – it has World Heritage Sites like the Jeju volcanic island and lava tube; idyllic green meadows and untouched beaches make it a refreshing change from southeast Asia’s densely populated cities, earning the island the title of ‘South Korea’s Hawaii’. Also making this one of the most Instagram-worthy destinations you’ve never heard of are Mount Halla, South Korea’s highest peak, a biodiversity hotspot and a hiker’s dream; Cheonjeyeon waterfalls; Yakcheonsa temple and Jeju Stone Statue Park. But here’s why the island should be on every UAE resident’s holiday list: Jeju offers visa-upon-arrival to 180 nationalities, including the UAE. Visit ijto.or.kr.