Dodging over two million motorbikes zipping across Vietnam’s largest city may be a pedestrian’s ultimate challenge, but the nimble traveller can navigate historic District 1 and parts of District 3 with relative ease. Put on your sandals, look both ways before crossing the street, keep your wits about you, and explore Ho Chi Minh City on foot with confidence with our two-day (mostly) walking guide.
Words & Photography: Abby Yao
Imagine sinking into a welcoming hot spring pool on a frigidly cold day, while you unperturbedly sip on that calming cup of Chinese tea as time passes by slowly. Guess what? You’re only a flight away from relaxing hot springs and utter bliss!
Words by: Shafiqah Shafie
However you call it – Haiyan, Yolanda, the most powerful super typhoon in history – its devastating effect on the Philippines is impossible to ignore. The catastrophe left no building intact in Tacloban, a city of 200,000 people, and over 10,000 are feared dead. Accounts of gale-force winds and rushing water as families are torn and homes are destroyed fill the internet in the typhoon’s wake.
By: Ellyse Ng
He’s the big man himself, so who better to give us the low down on the newest inflight meals than AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes himself?
Special Guest Reviewer: Tony Fernandes
We know the old saying that goes “never peek into the kitchen of your favourite restaurant”, but as far as appetites are concerned, AirAsia is more than glad to open up its doors to show us what goes on to bring the delicious inflight meals enjoyed by many 35,000 feet up in the air.
Words by Ari Fajar
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