Children of Ganesh: Getting in Touch With Hinduism for the First Time

Although only 6 per cent of Malaysians practice Hinduism, its presence can be felt throughout the country. This is the story of a first encounter with a religion that is followed by almost a billion people worldwide.

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. 

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.

Kuala Lumpur: Why This Small Malaysian Capital is Your New Best Friend

Going to Malaysia wasn’t a priority when I first came to Asia, but I was sorely mistaken in my assumption. Kuala Lumpur, the capital, was a visit-by-circumstance that turned out to be far more than I had expected. Here’s why the city should be on your next Asian travel itinerary.

International House of Mystery: Why You Need to Hostel in Asia

Travel is an expensive hobby. For anyone considering a long-term trek across Asia, hosteling is almost a financial necessity. But for those who are on shorter journeys or are hotel-inclined, it’s time that you considered the alternative. You’re missing out on a lot.