Travel

Of wanderlust, faraway places and getting lost in revelry.

The Trümmelbach Falls in Switzerland Are a Muse

I emerged from my safari tent, and before me were campervans and tents that disturbed swards of green. Yonder was the enchanting Murrenbach Falls, Switzerland’s... Read More

[Photo Essay] Imbibing Switzerland’s Natural Beauty

At every turn, Switzerland is a dream. It is a muse for authors such as JRR Tolkien, a majestic backdrop to film blockbusters such as James... Read More

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, Is JRR Tolkien’s Rivendell

Soaring higher than charming alpine cottages, bakeries, and churches as well as a tapestry of steep-sided cliffs, jagged rock faces, wildflowers and verdant trees whose... Read More

6 Things You Should Know before Going to Switzerland

Switzerland, a country synonymous with peace, natural beauty and cheese. For many, she is a bucket-list country. Here are some tips for you before you... Read More

Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland, Is an Oasis of Calm

I ambled along the coastline, slowly approaching two suspicious males stealing furtive glances. In what seemed to him as an opportune moment, the half-dressed male,... Read More

[Photo Essay] The 499-Step Trail in Cingjing, Taiwan, That Only Has 487 Steps

After roaming about the sprawling Qingjing Farm, advancing and retreating numerous times and getting lost in the woods, I finally, by good fortune, came to... Read More

[Photo Essay] Qingjing Farm Teems with Adorable Sheep and Blossoming Trees

A thick fog lent an ethereal quality to the two-thousand-metre-high Qingjing Farm, Ren’ai Township, Nantou County, Taiwan, and I felt as if I were lost... Read More

One for the Postcard: Switzerland’s Picturesque Lake Bachalpsee

I stood rooted at the tip of the forked road; First Cliff Walk by Tissot on my left was wrapped in a thick fog. The... Read More

The Picturesque Icelandic Waterfall Seljalandsfoss Makes a Splash

I ambled towards Seljalandsfoss, my collar upturned and hood shielding my hair from the icy-cold shower. Even with my jacket zipped all the way up... Read More

The Rhine Falls: The Spellbinding Music of Europe’s Largest Plain Waterfall

There is a bird sipping on the water of the Rhine Falls, carefreely, unmoved by its unrelentingly-ferocious torrent. Of all the rushed cadence — eddying... Read More