Travel

Of wanderlust, faraway places and getting lost in revelry.

[Macro Photography] Stopping and Smelling the Roses at Coney Island, Singapore

“There’s nothing to see over there!” the holler of a shirttail boy rending the silence, reverberating like a clap of thunder in the otherwise tranquil... Read More

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, Singapore: Of Gilded Statues and Earnest Prayers

It is said that Gautama Buddha took ill after what would be his last meal, either pork or truffles, given to him by a smith... Read More

Bird Photography at Lower Seletar Reservoir, Singapore: Breakfast Is Served for the Grey Heron

I stand at the end of the boardwalk that juts out into the lake, preoccupied with photographing the rising sun. I wait for it to... Read More

Plane Spotting at Changi Beach, Singapore

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Inside One of Sri Lanka’s Many Sea Turtle Conservation Centres

In Sri Lanka, there are many identikit conservation centres for sea turtles, which were handed over to the operators by fishermen. At some point, the... Read More

The Iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge

Unveiled in 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, also nicknamed the Coathanger, measures one hundred and thirty-four metres in height and over five hundred metres in... Read More

Luring a Giant Sea Turtle to Shore at Hikkaduwa Beach, Sri Lanka

Chaminda peeled off his shirt, revealing a lean physique sculpted not in the gym but through arduous activities. Gripping a smattering of seaweed, he marched... Read More

Dansel: The Beautiful Sri Lankan Tradition of Giving

A young boy stood by the road, brandishing and waving a flag, beckoning us to pull up to the driveway. “They’re giving away free food... Read More

Symbio Wildlife Park, Sydney: Pet Plush-toy-cute Koalas and Feed Inquisitive Wallabies

Two koalas sat perched on tree branches, their silver coats juxtaposing their ochre homes: Willow and Imogen are their names. Although it was already nine... Read More

Sydney’s Chinatown at 9pm

Unlike many of Australia’s streets, Sydney’s Chinatown continues to pulse with a sleepless energy even as day segues into night. Here is a confluence of... Read More