Inspire

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams

Swindled of Her Fortune, Ginny Low Gains Second Wind by Working for the First Time in Her Life

Singapore five decades ago is markedly different from what she is today. Rustic kampong houses dotted the streets of Bukit Merah. Gangsters with thick gold... Read More

Dr Siew Tuck Wah on Breaking the Poverty Cycle, Saving Singapore’s Street Dogs and Finding Buddhism

When he was studying in medical school, Dr Siew Tuck Wah would, come mealtime, ostensibly say he had a prior appointment and steal away from... Read More

Nathan Russell Carves Out His Own Niche as a Glacier Guide

Raindrops are pounding on skin like bullets on armour. The vagaries of Franz Josef’s weather are at work again, and the onset of rain sours... Read More

Karlee “Willow” Davies on Finding Her Calling as a Tour Guide

The sun’s golden shafts pierce the mackerel clouds. New Zealand is one of the first countries to welcome a new morning. An eclectic posse of... Read More

The Travel Love Story of Earthstompers Bosses Hendrik & Chrissy Human

He was from Cape Town, she was from Kansas City. He was the tour guide, she was the traveller. Hendrik Human and Chrissy Wolfersberger-Human met... Read More

Eric McLaren: From Print to Footprints

Cruising past Cape Town’s landmarks like Vredehoek and Three Anchor Bay always brings to 53-year-old Eric McLaren’s mind fond childhood memories of playing “Cowboys & Indians”,... Read More

Founder of TheSmartLocal Bryan Choo Shares His Success Recipe

TheSmartLocal began as a humble travel blog, and today it is one of Singapore's most authoritative voices on all things lifestyle. The man behind its... Read More

Tattooist Sumithra Debi: Creating Art Beyond Skin Deep

The tattoo gun fires up, emitting a spine-tingling buzz. For Sumithra Debi (Su), the sound has been a kind of music since she was 15. Human... Read More

Bhas Karan: From Army Commander to BODYATTACK Instructor

My body stoops over my knees as I seek a momentary respite. A torrent of sweat pitter-patters on the floor like rain on windows —... Read More

Haukur Thorsteinsson: Life on the Off Road

6:10am and the lazy sun has yet clambered to its zenith. Haukur “Hawk” Thorsteinsson is already up. He downs the famed Icelandic hotdog — his... Read More

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