Asia

Mae Hong Son Loop on Motorcycle (1/2)

With the mention of The Motorcycle Diaries, Che Guevara’s epic 9 month motorcycling journey across 28 South American towns comes to mind – popularized by a 2004 movie with the same name. Not nearly as epic, yet thrilling nonetheless, was The Exploring Engineers’ 5 day motorcycling trip traversing through northern Thailand mountains.

Journeys in Japan: Onsen-Hopping

Naturally hot waters flowing from geothermally heated springs rich in mineral content with mystical healing powers – a one-sentence textbook description of Onsens. Wikipedia could have told you that, but I am not here to be a parrot regurgitating facts. Allow me to take you into the world of onsens, from a foreigner’s standpoint with …

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Musing over Malaysia in Kapas Island

A genuine tropical paradise, Kapas Island lies on the East coast of Terengganu, a state in the North-East of Malaysia. The island derived its name from the Malay word “Kapas” which means “Cotton” due to its soft cotton-like sands. White-sandy beaches stretching over a kilometre long, it is the less touristy version of its neighbours, Redang …

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