Travel

Of wanderlust, faraway places and getting lost in revelry.

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

They Only Came to See the Lupins | Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Hues of purple, pink and white The raiment of Queens tall and poised Dye a meadow green and moist Such... 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

Cango Caves and Their 20-Million-Year Mystique

Some 10,000 years ago, the Khoisan, the world’s most ancient race, used the entrance of the Cango Caves as shelter. To stand in the same spot... Read More

A “Radioactive” Hot-spring Experience: Soaking in the Restorative Waters of Beitou, Taiwan

The air of Beitou was perfumed with a floral scent redolent of osmanthus. Stepping out of Xin Beitou (New Beitou) train station, I was greeted... Read More