Bangkok is always full of surprises, and this jungle treehouse near the centre of the city typifies Thai creativity and playfulness
You may not be able to step into the same river twice, but revisiting a place can be even more rewarding than the original visit
Solitude in the Magic Hour at one of Myanmar’s most sacred temples Schwezigon Paya Temple, Bagan, Myanmar
The aquatic incident of the curious turtle in the night-time
Many travellers will tell you effusive stories about climbing Mount Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo. I am not one of them.
One of Angkor’s most ruined temples is also one of my favourites, despite it basically being a pile of rubble with some trees growing out of it
One of the recurring themes of travelling is realising just how much gets lost in translation. Drugs Warning, Jakarta Airport, Indonesia
Although Myanmar is one of Southeast Asia’s least developed countries, the cost of visiting is surprisingly high due to limited supply of accommodation and increasing levels of tourism. Here’s a rundown of how much money to budget for a Myanmar trip
In February 2005, I went back to the beachside resort town of Khao Lak, six weeks after the December 2004 tsunami had all but destroyed it.
Out in the wilds of the Australian Outback, you might encounter Cubist-looking sculptures in the outdoor art gallery of Talc Alf
Phanom Rung is one of Thailand’s best preserved Angkor-era temples, and it’s well worth the effort to see it at sunrise
Sunset drinks at Vertigo is a fantastic – and surprisingly cheap – way to lord it over Bangkok. It rarely fails to impress friends and family when they visit the city.
For many, the Maldives are all about palm trees and pristine white sand – but for me, my visits have been spent almost entirely on (and under) the water
Komodo has many spectacular places to see, both above and below the water – Cannibal Rock is one of my favourites
The Great Ocean Road was where my backpacking adventures began 12 years ago – and almost put me off backpacking for life