On Your Radar: Taiwan

If you thought the only things to come out of Taiwan were laptops, toys and bikes bearing the words ‘Made in Taiwan’, then think again. When 16th-century Portuguese sailors first came across Taiwan’s dramatic sea cliffs and white sand Pacific beaches, they named it Ilha Formosa, or ‘Beautiful Island’. This Read more…

Taiwan: The Ultimate Guide

An underrated destination that should be on every globetrotter’s list, Taiwan offers a diverse landscape for travelers: a kingdom with stunning national parks for outdoor adventurers, a wide range of yummy local food to feast on, a liberal and progressive Asian society – Taiwan just became the first Asian country Read more…

What to do in Northern Thailand

Warmer than Norway and greener than Greenland; as “norths” go, northern Thailand is pretty brilliant. Getting there is pretty simple as the Bangkok – Chiang Mai train is not only cheap, it’s also a . Choose first class and a private air-conditioned sleeper compartment. Go second to sit or sleep, or go Read more…