First half of a five-day trek up Nepal’s Poon Hill, though at 3210m high it should really be called a mountain. Continue reading Up Poon Hill: Days one and two
Syahrini lived with a cleft lip for the first five years of her life, until doctors from the Republic of Singapore Navy helped fix her smile. Continue reading A complete smile
My first train ride was a 16-hour one from Xi An to Chengdu. Continue reading Train travel in China
Tsukiji market is bloody, messy, and despite being a tourist attraction it all feels rather organic. Continue reading “Tsukiji market”
Online dating in China goes old school, with parents hawking personal ads for their adult children. I stumble upon this … Continue reading Tinder in China
Encountering unexpected kindness from a stranger in India. Continue reading Mate in India
The first thing that hits you about Phimai is how small it is – possibly the smallest town I have ever seen. Continue reading Pseudo-angkorean temples. Say Wat?