Singapore Travel Guide: night skyline

Singapore travel guide: budget and tips for 2019

Welcome to our new series of budget travel guides, where we will cover countries we have visited recently aiming to share with you the best tips and insight on…


Life behind the railway, beauty within the slum

I had the privilege to work in a place whose existence the majority of people prefers to ignore. A place where people walk by the same way they cross a…


A map of flavours (I) – Southeast Asia

If there is a universal language, I’d like to think it’s the appreciation of good food. Asia is nothing if not famed for her abundance and diversity of…


West Kalimantan, the place that time forgot

The warm Pontianak air hit me with a hard, humid slap. Touts jostled for attention at Bandara Supadio, vying for my money. I flew in from Kuching, my home city…


They used to call me Pineapple

There are several ways of travelling and scarce ways of remaining in a nation’s conscience. But I did for more than 45 years. Here’s my story. They used…


Laos, a country with two surfaces

Laos is beautiful on its surface. There is a very calm atmosphere that surrounds the country. The old capital cities of Vientiane and Luang Prabang don’t…