Komodo dragons and coral reefs: Komodo National Park 2 day boat tour

[One of the many islands of Komodo National Park.] Komodo National Park is a protected watery expanse that covers a group of islands and reefs to the east of the island of Flores, Indonesia. Komodo is famous for the giant lizards of the same name, but it’s also home to some of the best coral […]

Royal Barge Procession – Bangkok 2012

The Royal Barge Procession on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is one of the great spectacles of Thai royalty. This event has only been held 16 times since 1959, and the 2012 procession was meant to be in 2011 but it was was postponed due to the flooding. The official event is on the […]

In Pictures: A day on Inle Lake – Myanmar

My trip to Myanmar (Burma) was already off to a flying start, with highlights such as the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and cycling around the temples of Bagan. I had heard much of these places so I was prepared to be wowed (which I was). What I didn’t figure on was how much of a […]