Travel

Of wanderlust, faraway places and getting lost in revelry.

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

First Cliff Walk by Tissot: Of Mountains, Valleys and Green Pastures

A nebulous fog wrapped about the entire landscape, so that the promised view of Grindelwald’s bucolic alpine pastures, rolling hills and valleys was completely shrouded. Disillusionment... Read More

A 30-Million-Year-Old Recipe: Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki, Are a Feast for the Eyes

Flour, sugar, baking powder, milk, unsalted butter, sugar and more ingredients go into the breakfast delights that are pancakes. In Punakaiki, New Zealand, making pancakes... Read More

The Sad, Brutal Reality of the Beautiful Glowworms

I ventured deeper and deeper into the heart of a limestone cave in Waitomo, thankful for the lights illuminating the narrow passageway. Sticky fishing lines... Read More

Photo Essay: Taroko National Park: Swallow Grotto and Baiyang Trails

I set the pastel-blue helmet on my head, a trifle conscious that I resembled a Pokémon trainer. But since I wished to set foot in... Read More