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The villain's lair that launched a million boat trips and touts

Southeast Asia's Film Capital

Jim Algie - marcozola [190]

In casting a camera's eye on the region, one country has consistently stolen the spotlight.

Destinations: Thailand
Topics: Culture

'In the Mood for Love' Film Review

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

'Mood' is the operative word in this 1960's bittersweet period piece, written and directed by Kar Wai Wong. Known in its native language as Fa Yeung Nin Wa, In the Mood For Love stars Tony Leung as...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai 's 2046 stars Tony Leung, Faye Wong and Zhang Ziyi.

Wong Kar-wai's 2046

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

* * * It was a film some cynics suggested would never be finished. But after four years in the making the hotly-anticipated '2046' by acclaimed Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai finally goes on general...

Destinations: China | Hong Kong
Topics: Performing Arts
Crazy, Crawly, Creepy and Crunchy, Balut.

Crazy, Crawly, Creepy and Crunchy

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,174]

The Philippine archipelago is famous and notorious for its distinctive side-walk cuisine and the island of Mindanao has a bedazzling mélange of gratifying vittles as well. Taking a chunk out of these...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | Photography | Traditions
KHAZANA Poster

What to expect when you watch Rahul Nath's KHAZANA

Sameer Soni - sameersoni [70]

KHAZANA is the latest feature directed by Rahul Nath that explores the measures a battered and emotionally distressed newly bride takes when she is pushed to the limits of abuse

Destinations: India
Topics: Performing Arts

The Legacy of India’s First Civilization

Sally Swope - elephant [50]

Sally Swope, author of My Shangri-La, My Adventures in Asia, writes about India's Mother Goddess festival, celebrated every year around October.

Destinations: India | Chennai | Bangalore | Agra | New Delhi
Topics: Culture | Religion
Corbett deer

Jim Corbett National Park

boney meyn - boneymeyn [133]

Established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger, Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand...

Destinations: Uttaranchal
Topics: Adventure
Mindanao, Magic, Medicine and Mystery.

Mindanao, Magic, Medicine and Mystery.

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,174]

After being brushed off for a great number of years as "superstition" and "fraud" by many, Shamanism is still in favour in Mindanao. In the rural areas and among the indigenous...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Photography | Traditions
Destination Mindanao ...at last!!

Destination Mindanao ...at last!!

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,174]

An estimated 4, 7 million foreigners visited the Philippines in the year 2013 and the expectations for 2014 are even higher. The most visited tourist’s spots are undoubtedly the beaches in...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: People | Photography | Ecotourism

Stumbling into Vietnam: a new ESL Teaching World and a New Me

Siena Verganio - asiasiena [50]

A Filipina in Saigon, teaching English as an ESL teacher.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Working Abroad
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