In Asia, food is a big thing. In many cultures people ask if you’ve eaten instead of greeting you with a ‘Hello’. Food is also sacred in many of these cultures and is often offered in prayer before the community partakes in the feast. Street fare is common and you’ll always find a stall offering hot food in the wee hours of the morning. Here are some of the best foods from Asia that have left an indelible mark on the ‘edible’ world!
Words: Efi Hafizah Hamzah
From Scotland’s Ben Nevis to Mt. Cook in New Zealand, Mt Damavand in Iran to the spectacular Mt. Everest, no mountain proved high enough for adventurer Khoo Swee Chiow, who scaled eight peaks in just as many months as part of the AirAsia Altitude-X Expedition. The father of two speaks to us about his love for majestic peaks and what sparked his passion for mountaineering.
Compiled by: Chitra S Images: Khoo Swee Chiow
Bali as a holiday destination is legendary but the same island doesn’t spring to mind when you think of biking. The Island of Gods is home to some of Southeast Asia’s best biking trails and there’s simply no better way to experience the heart and soul of the place than on two wheels.
Words & Photography: Steve Thomas
Do you really need a time or season to enjoy wholesome, lip smacking fare that can be as lavish as a sit-down meal at a 5-star hotel or as humble as hawker offerings that only the locals would know? No, neither do we. So, here’s a roundup of what’s whetting appetites and getting gastric juices flowing.
Words: Alice Yong
Earth Day 1970 capitalised on the emerging consciousness surrounding environmental issues and channelled the anti-war movement toward environmental concerns. Decades later, the battle for conservation continues. Here is a list that shows how the smallest contributions can make a big difference.
Words: Efi Hafizah Hamzah Images: Inmagine
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