There’s something reassuring in the act of hanging a visual prayer. Clearly, mine was not the first bold wish to dangle from a branch of this tree in Malaysia’s Kek […]
These 13 travel books, music and movies will help you explore Myanmar from wherever you’re reading, watching, or listening today.
Each year, Lonely Planet chooses the world’s 10 “Best In Travel” destinations. And though we might not be able to visit Myanmar in person, we can explore the country through Karen Connelly’s haunting memoir.
In appearance, feet are inelegant and dowdy. Clompy. But here on the stone pathways of some Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, they humbly ask for recognition. Graceful is their ability to dance, to walk, to wander…
This sense of extreme isolation turned individuals into family tribes. From one to five to twelve friends, assorted nationalities and various tattoos, we found ourselves playing games on the beach. Snorkeling, singing karaoke together. . .
Only Burma sends its ghosts after me, reminding me that even with an eternity to travel, I will never fully appreciate the place it is, nor understand the country it could be.
Somewhere beyond the fence of trees, their branches growing in links of green and brown, lies a graveyard. We can see no marble headstones, no dried flowers or markers of […]