In the remote hills of the Chin State, tribes of tattooed women inhabit the villages, and as the area becomes more and more connected to the rest of Myanmar, local traditions are dying out
Whether your trip to Sri Lanka includes the stunning beaches in the south, the lush highlands terraced with tea plantations or a wildlife safari in one of its national parks, it’s worth making the effort to venture into the country’s heart to explore the Cultural Triangle to get a deeper sense of history.
Home to one of the wonders of the world, not to mention several others that could arguably be considered for the big seven, Siem Reap, Cambodia is packed with sites of interest that may seem daunting to navigate.
I’ve known for some time that people in the Philippines know how to throw colorful festivals, but it wasn’t until I recently ventured to Bacolod in Negros Occidental to experience one for myself that I truly understood the spirit of a Filipino party.
Start from Saigon, I plunged deep into the Vietnamese countryside for an adventure up the mighty Mekong, finally to dock in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh
From the hot and humid lowlands we headed once again to the cooler climes of the highlands, this time to Tari, home of the Huli Wigmen in Papua New Guinea.
While visiting local tribal communities in the Karawari region of Papua New Guinea, we hoped to catch a glimpse of a man seen locally in these parts who is among the so-called “crocodile men”
It takes nearly 20 hours to get from Bangkok to Mount Hagen in the western highlands of Papua New Guinea, travelling via Singapore and Port Moresby – but it’s well worth the trip
After exploring the charming Siberian cities of Tomsk and Novosibirsk for a day apiece, I prepared to plunge deep into the Altai mountains, a majestic range that runs along the borders of Mongolia, China and Kazakhstan.
Zighy Bay – a sparkling turquoise beauty lapping upon soft golden sands, surrounded by jagged cliffs – unfurled before me. The hotel – Six Senses Zighy Bay – was as impressive as the scenery.
At first, Seoul can seem a bit cold and uninviting; however once you get the lie of the land and work out where to go, it quickly becomes clear how much this city really has to offer