By Chelsea Stuart Gunung Mulu National Park in northern Sarawak is one for adventure seekers. The remote melange of karst formations, caves and pinnacles lies in the equatorial rainforest of Malaysian Borneo, bordering Brunei to the north. Expeditions to Mulu in the late 1970s revealed much about the genesis of the park and its […]
By Jonathan Look I was wakened from sleep by a blood-curdling scream. It wasn’t quite a human sound, but in that middle ground, between slumber and consciousness, I couldn’t be too sure. Streaky shafts of pale sunlight were streaming through glassless windows and cracks between the planks of the wall in the room where I […]
By Jessica Festa “The people of Kerala don’t like barren land. They like to make use of it,” explains Rattan, my Kalypso Adventures guide. “Most people here have at least two spices growing in their garden. They grow crops and decorate their yards with flowers.” We’re currently cycling from Kochi to Thattekkad, a 60-kilometer (37-mile) […]
By Thomas Page Vo Trinh Bien is a busy man, as well he might be. Half artist, half restaurateur, the mixture of business and bohemian lifestyles shouldn’t work, and yet for him it does. He seems at ease as he ushers us in to the New and New Art Cafe on a cool evening in […]
Dancers in Ubud photo via Shutterstock By JJ Fox Acie greeted me as I walked through the door to the Pondok Pekak library, which was hidden behind a football field near Monkey Forest Road. “My name is Atch-ee, not Ay-cee” she said with a grin as she noticed me glancing at the slip of paper […]
By JJ Fox As the rush hour traffic dies down and the city starts to cool off, an aromatic blend of garlic and spices starts to fill the air. Local food stall owners fire up huge woks and chop away at mountains of fresh vegetables while customers take a seat in plastic chairs at their […]
The idea of Nepal is simply fascinating in itself. Even the most traveled of travelers are often missing the country’s entry stamp on their passport. As one of the most difficult places to get to and one of the least covered nations in the world by the media, Nepal remains an anomaly to most of […]
This short film, shot by British filmmaker James W. Griffiths and cinematographer Christopher Moon, uncovers the raw beauty of West Malaysia. The music is by Lennert Busch, the sound design is by Mauricio d’Orey, and the voice of the famed Polish author Joseph Conrad’s words are spoken by Terry Burns.
This evocative short film is the masterpiece of AmnesiArt, a film and fine art photography production company based in France, headed by Ryan Earl and Nick Arcivos. The film captures the very heart of Japan, from Kyoto, the cradle of Japanese tradition, to Tokyo, the symbol of modernism.