Photography: Lunchtime Prayer in Bangkok

A businessman takes a pause at lunch break to pray in Wat Suthat, Bangkok, Thailand. Construction on the temple started in 1807 but wasn’t fully completed until 1847.

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. 

Mr. Tarsier, I Presume? Seeking the Philippines’ Adorable Primate Species

In the southern islands of the Philippines lives a curious creature that holds the distinction of being one of the smallest primates in the world. It’s also unbelievably adorable.

Drums and Hanbok: Fourth Grade Students Do a Traditional Korean Performance

It’s always interesting to watch traditional cultural performances, but when it’s kids performing, it’s twice as impressive. These fourth grade students from Seoul really know how to get a crowd riled up.

What the Ocean Did: Strange Rock Formations at Taiwan’s Yehliu Geopark

Along the northern tip of Taiwan sits a strange, unique landscape like the set of an old episode of Star Trek. The Yehliu Geopark is an unusual photo shoot just waiting to happen.

The Story of a Defection: How Hyeonseo Lee Escaped From North Korea

Hyeonseo Lee managed to escape the oppressive and isolated regime of North Korea. Then she went back for her family and did it again.

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?

Wooden Faces in the Rain: Andong’s International Maskdance Festival

Last weekend we visited the 2013 Andong International Maskdance festival, a brilliant display of color, movement, and sound. The festival continues until this Sunday.