Could it be true that a gift exchange between Asian rulers several centuries ago inadvertently saved a population of elephants from extinction? Pygmy elephants, once native to Java (but sadly now extinct in the area), were found alive and well in northern Borneo in the early 21st century, and this has led to new thinking […]
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 […]
Malaysia is home to countless delicious dishes whose flavorsome roots come from all over the region, reflecting the multi-ethnic tapestry that makes up Malaysian society. There are strong influences from Indian, Indonesian and Chinese cuisine; within those designations are both the traditionally-rendered recipes, which stick to the cooking and seasoning methods of their homeland, and […]
With tropical islands galore and long stretches of sandy coastlines, lapped by crystal clear waters teeming with colorful and fascinating submarine life, Asia is the ideal destination for divers. Pack your underwater camera as we run down some of the continent’s finest sites to plunge in. Underwater treasures in Thailand The gorgeous […]
Filled with curiosity and armed with some new camera equipment, I headed into the jungles of Sabah to start my Bornean adventure.
The new year is already upon us and so it’s time for us to once again share our pick of what we think are Asia’s hottest destinations for the coming 12 months.
As the world’s third largest island and located in the heart of South East Asia, Borneo remains a wondrous destination for explorers, with an unspoiled paradise waiting to be rediscovered…
Tanjung Putting is one of Indonesia’s strategic reserves for endangered Orangutans. I journeyed there to investigate their plight and efforts to protect them.