Author: David Bowden
David is a photojournalist specialising in travel, wine, trains, and the environment. He's lived in Asia for three decades and has written several books including 10 in the Enchanting Series (Enchanting Penang was awarded the best book on Malaysia at Tourism Malaysia’s Awards 2016). He has also written books on railway journeys in Australia/New Zealand, Asia, and Europe.
A city full of life, Sydney and its picturesque harbour are fit for newbie and novice travellers to Australia.
Take yourself on a thrilling journey through the world of extreme experiences and daring escapades across the diverse landscapes of the Asian continent.
David Bowden continues his understanding of regional geography by heading off to Cam Ranh in Vietnam, one of Asia’s hottest new coastal travel destinations.
Chiang Mai is not only brimming with things to do before sunset; all sorts of delightful adventures await after dark.
Rivers are commonly used for transportation and communications. David Bowden travels to the Thai capital, Bangkok, to explore the various sights and attractions along the mighty Chao Phraya River.
With Father’s Day approaching, David Bowden reflects on the immense impact travelling with his daughter has had on their relationship and her upbringing.
Applying layers of sunscreen, David Bowden heads off on an adventure to the remote island of Koh Tao to discover a part of Thailand closer to paradise than its better-known neighbours.
“Nobody would die without spices, but plenty have died for them,” wrote Bill Bryson in his book, At Home. Melaka (Malacca) was once a strategic spice port that traded with Europe. David Bowden returns to Melaka to investigate the early history of this popular tourist destination.
Everyone has their favourite travel destination or activity. David Bowden travels through Southeast Asia to document the best it has to offer, like its finest train journeys.
Wine has many intriguing qualities, but is it really the mystery that many think? David Bowden attempts to unravel the best white wines to accompany some of Malaysia’s acclaimed but spicy dishes.
Everyone has their favourite travel destination or activity. David Bowden travels through Southeast Asia to document the best it has to offer, like its finest golf courses.
Everyone has their favourite travel destination or activity. David Bowden travels through Southeast Asia to document the best it has to offer, like its finest beaches.