Thailand’s Treasures Beneath the Andaman Sea

The sound of exploding firecrackers shattered the early evening calm as our four-day trip across the Andaman Sea got underway. After watching this traditional Thai...

By Bonnie Waycott
April 14, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Palawan: Backpacker’s Paradise to Grownup’s Haven

The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands, the majority of which seem to be blissfully gorgeous—local lore says that Alex Garland was inspired...

By Emily Paine
March 23, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Communing With the Gods on Miyajima

Miyajima is apparently where God (or is it gods?) lives. That seems like a fairly compelling reason to visit, and looking back at the island...

By Emily Paine
February 11, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

The Stunning Beaches of Shimane Prefecture

Although the tourism agencies do a fantastic job of marketing Okinawa as Japan’s top beach destination, it’s not always necessary to get off the mainland...

By Suzanne Bhagan
February 4, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Taking It Slow in Jaisalmer, India’s Golden City

Imagine a golden city in the middle of a desert. A place where people still live within fortress walls. A place of constant sunshine and...

By Suzanne Bhagan
January 7, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle