Single In The City: The Problem With Women Dining Alone In D...

By , November 20, 2015

This happened not so long ago: After rushing to the airport, being invariably running late despite the most meticulous planning, I went through...

Malaysia’s Eid Celebrations: Like Nowhere Else

While in other countries, Eid is a more toned-down affair, in Malaysia it w...

Ramadan In Malaysia: What You Need To Know

For first-time visitors to Malaysia, Ramadan is a good time to witness the ...

5 Innocent Hand Gestures You Should Never Use Abroad

The use of hand gestures differ from one culture to another; something inno...

What You Should Really Know About Kuala Lumpur

Depending on where you’re coming from, Kuala Lumpur (always called KL by ...

What I Found About Being A Woman In Beirut

By , May 9, 2018

Many women prioritize family over work because the of the strength and significance of the family bo...

When Gender Matters In Fieldwork In India

By , April 25, 2018

In India, my experience in the field was both very much shaped by, and often constrained, by my gend...

The River Li And Its Rare Breed Of Men

By , April 11, 2018

Cormorant fishing has been a way of life on the Li River for centuries. No rods, no hooks, no bait. ...

Travel Talk: Being A Vegan On Vacation With Davina Goh

By , March 29, 2018

“It is not always easy being a vegan, especially while travelling. But the decision is worth commi...

What You Need To Know About Mumbai’s Parsi Culture

By , March 28, 2018

Originally from Persia, followers of the Zoroastrian faith fled religious persecution from Iran, and...

Is Sabah’s Cuisine Seriously Underrated?

By , February 19, 2018

Malaysians take their food very seriously. They'd drive Melaka for Nyonya dishes and Penang for char...

5 More Asian Cities To Visit For The Full CNY Experience

By , February 14, 2018

If you’re already itching for a quick trip during the long Chinese New Year (CNY) break, consider ...

All You Need To Know About Experiencing Thaipusam At Batu Ca...

By , January 26, 2018

Make sure to fit in a day at Batu Caves, where the country’s biggest Thaipusam celebration takes p...

3 Shocking Cases Of Tourists Who Were Arrested For ‘Accide...

By , November 27, 2017

It’s safe to say that getting handcuffed by the police and staying in prison is definitely not on ...

What I Learned From Visiting Thailand’s Famous Elephan...

By , November 22, 2017

"We learned about their former lives as logging and riding elephants, including the horrendous 'spir...