Bearing Down on Bali: First Impressions of an Island Paradise

After Elizabeth Gilbert published her best-selling novel Eat, Pray, Love, Bali’s tourism numbers shot up as vast numbers of eager readers made the pilgrimage to find their new spiritual self. But is Bali really the mystical realm made out in the books and films?

A Review of Hong Kong Airport Hotels

Traditionally, airport hotels are reserved for business travelers and those in transit, but a study from earlier this year reveals the airport hotel market has grown over the past couple of years, due to annual increases of downtown accommodation.

There and Back Again: Confessions of an Ex-Expat

Between 2010 and 2014 I left Canada to live and work in Seoul, South Korea. I returned to Canada in 2014 after three months of touring Southeast Asia. Here’s why I’m going back to this part of the world that I can’t get out of my head.

Always Try the Noodle Soup, Part One: Taiwan

Ask anyone who’s travelled abroad and they’ll probably be able to give you a tonne of travel tips. From packing one’s suitcase to finding cheap accommodations, every traveler has something to say about pretty much everything. But there’s one rule I follow above all others.

A Single Image of Asia That Will Change How You See the World

There’s a lot of pointless viral media out there, and a disproportionate amount seems to revolve around cats. But there’s one image that you really should see; it will very likely change the way you perceive our planet. 

Girl Model: A House of Mirrors in the Teen Modelling World

Nadya Vall was 13 years old when she entered the world of modelling though an agency in Toyko, Japan. What she got was a series of manipulations and deceptions that preyed on her youth and inexperience. Or did she?

What Students Are Like Before and After Lunch

Teaching students in Asia is an amazing experience. They’re intelligent, dedicated, and hard working. Until after lunch time, when you’d think a full moon had just risen.

Video: A Taiwanese Landslide Boulder Nearly Crushes a Car

I think we have a solid contender for the title of Luckiest Man in Asia. During a sudden landslide in Keelung, Taiwan, a massive boulder barely stopped rolling before completely crushing a car driving by.