Khiri Travel’s customizable new tour lets you travel Sulawesi from one to three weeks, opening up Indonesia’s most promising off-the-beaten-path island
I began to feel that [Indonesia] was one giant Bad Boyfriend…. Just when you think you are really getting to know it, it reveals some hidden secret, or reinvents itself completely. With Bad Boyfriends you know full well it will all end in tears, and yet you keep coming back for more.
Singapore’s Parkroyal on Pickering looks like it was grown, not built: read about this unorthodox, eco-friendly vertical garden of a hotel
Wherever you are in Yangon, you can look towards Singuttara Hill (where Shwedagon Pagoda stands) and see its golden spire reaching for the Myanmar sky
Line Clear Nasi Kandar serves its namesake curry dish from an alley in Penang, Malaysia: ask for beef, chicken or mutton, and order it “kuah banjir” (flooded) with curry!
How the streamlined modernity of the Avani Riverside Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand works with the grain of local tradition, not against it
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
The 7-Eleven convenience store at RCBC Bank’s headquarters in Bonifacio Global City harbors a secret in its storeroom. Walk past the stacks of instant noodles through a swinging wall to access the absurdly spacious hidden bar immediately adjacent. The effect is not unlike stepping into a police call box to find Doctor Who’s TARDIS.
North-west of Siem Reap in Cambodia, a centuries-old story of loyalty, intrigue and rebellion unfolds, featuring a cast of thousands. Originally published in Smile magazine.
How Manila’s call-center workers have altered the city’s after-dark landscape. Originally published in Tiger Tales magazine.