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Remote Lands’ Dozen Dream Destinations 2017

Well, it’s that time of year once again. We’re back with some of Asia’s most exciting destinations for the coming 12 months, places that are guaranteed to awaken your adventurous spirit and leave you mesmerized by the planet’s beauty, diversity and fascination. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting, undiscovered and jaw-dropping locations from […]

How the Past Shaped the Future of Taiwanese Food

So with so many cooks, how did they avoid spoiling the broth? Let’s have a look at how a past packed with migration, war and occupation has shaped a distinct food with its own legacy, and made it some of the best in the world.     The catalysts for culinary evolution in Taiwan, as […]

Why I love Macao

For nearly 500 years, after Portugal first established their colony on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, Iberian and indigenous Chinese traditions have evolved alongside each other, creating a way of life in Macao that is so utterly unique that there is no other like it, anywhere on Earth. It is my love […]

Lifting the Lid on South Korea’s Hiking Pressure

Home to fast-paced and ultra-modern cities, South Korea also boasts some stunning and eminently hikeable hills and peaks, providing the ideal activity for those looking to let off some steam and get out to enjoy the fresh air. However, a once-healthy outward-bound culture has evolved into one of severe competition. In 2015, the South Korean […]

The Multiple Religions of Tibet

Recently in Ladakh, the Dalai Lama appeared at an inter-faith seminar organized by the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF), and spoke on the Preservation of Religious Harmony, Co­existence and Universal Peace. He said “Today, a lot of people from different religious backgrounds are present here…. It is taught in every ­religion, including Christianity, Buddhism, […]

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Why I love Macao

For nearly 500 years, after Portugal first established their colony on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, Iberian and…