For the ultimate vacation, drop by JivaRhu Wellness & Beauty Retreat and indulge in the restorative powers of a traditional Malay massage. Lathering me with generous amounts of herbal oils, my therapist uses her thumbs and palms, and long calming strokes to gently induce blissful slumber. When I awaken an hour later, I feel refreshed and ready for a dip in the spa’s Jacuzzi. As I sip my ginger tea and bite into refreshing slices of watermelon, I enjoy the warm bubbles and ponder an extremely crucial matter – what shall I have for dinner?
Words: Beverly Rodrigues
Malaysia welcomes almost 25 million tourists annually, and for good reason – this colourful, multi-cultural and multi-religious nation is a multi-faceted gem that lures as much with its quiet graces and natural attractions as its wild, crazy ones. Whatever your idea of a fantastic holiday may be, rest assured, it shall be delivered as the country celebrates Visit Malaysia Year 2014.
Words: Efi Eqbal
Between Borneo and Manila, there is an archipelago with a biodiversity that is virtually unmatched, both underwater and above. Robinson Crusoe would feel right at home here on this final frontier called Palawan. With a kayak, snorkel and hiking shoes, I cross this boundary and enter paradise.
Words and Photography: Daan Vermeer
Singapore-based Dutch artist Marcel Heijnen sees beauty in walls. This visual artist tells Travel 3Sixty° about his latest series of photographs titled Residue, which uses a clever technique to capture images of buildings and the textural beauty of otherwise ordinary walls.
Words: Chitra Santhinathan
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