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El Nido, Palawan: Paradise Found

Posted on January 4, 2012

This unedited article is for a commissioned travel featurein Travel 3Sixty magazine of AirAsia, January 2012. The map was beautifully colored in… Then on one of a cluster of small islands I noticed a black mark. An X mark. I looked closer. Written underneath in tiny letters was the word ‘Beach’.                – Alex Garland, The Beach“Slow and steady,” I muttered to myself, drawing perseverance from the small brown snail beside me inching itsRead More

Inle Lake: Myanmar’s Aquatic Shangri-la

Posted on October 5, 2011

Wooden footbridge at Maing Thauk Mrs. Soe, the motherly owner of Queen Inn, sent us off on a day tour – as with most Burmese we encountered in our journey – with the warmest congeniality matched with a familial smile at the wooden dock next to the guesthouse along the river canal that led away from the township of Nyaung Shwe. My friends and I were on a week-long backpacking trip, racing around Myanmar’s so-called “Big Four”: the tourist hotspotsRead More