Are the whale sharks in Oslob being mistreated? How do the snorkelers actually interact with these giant fish? Who benefits the most from a whale shark snorkeling expedition to Oslob?
Ten years on, the Philippines has not yet lost its ability to surprise me – find out what I’ve learned in a decade of covering my home country
Different but same-same: meet 2 radically different travel startups working to bridge the accessibility gap in Mekong tourism
What does it take to solve the Mekong Region’s tourism problems? As the Mekong Tourism Forum shows, a little technology… and a whole lot of heart.
Travel insurance is a must-have for any trip to Southeast Asia – but even so, no travel insurance policy can cover everything. While most respectable policies will cover trip losses due to injuries or flight delays, coverage can only go so far. Take the case of Matt and Ashley Stortz, a Canadian couple injured in […]
After visiting Borobudur, why not spend a few more days exploring one of the many other adventures in the Magelang district?
The Thahara Pindaya feels like the perfect accompaniment to a stay at the Shan hill country of Pindaya in Myanmar: a cozy home with few pretensions and plenty of heart
It’s the complete package: luxury “glamping” amidst temple ruins in Cambodia, with a responsible side that gives back to the locals!
Go far beyond the tourist trail and visit the crumbling temple complex of Banteay Chhmar in Cambodia – but watch your step as you go!
Of the Sasak Sade Village in Lombok, Indonesia, I’ve written plenty elsewhere; but I captured some video to go with the experience