It’s been an incredible 2013 for us at Travel 3Sixty, where our team has grown double the size, and so have our readers online! We thought we’d take a look back at this amazing year for the most memorable stories and moments, compiled here just for you!
We met Sir Richard Branson!
13 May 2013
The millionaire “Virgin” lost a bet with our boss Tony Fernandes, so he got his legs shaved in public, put on heavy makeup (chilli red lips included) and donned the AirAsia red hot uniform to strut the aisles of AirAsia X flight D7 237 from Perth — and we were there to capture it all! Read the full encounter @ http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/the-day-i-was-served-by-sir-richard-branson
We are now responsive!
7 September 2013
We launched our brand new responsive site, where Travel 3Sixty is now optimised for reading on every gadget (tablet, PC, smartphone). No more annoying left/right scrolling as well as misplaced texts and words.
16 November 2013
Our friends in Tacloban were hit with the most disastrous typhoon ever, and our hearts go out to them. Along with AirAsia, we pledged to raise funds for their plight and tell their story through AirAsia’s #toPHwithlove campaign. Read our updates on the fund-raising @ http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/tophwithlove and read Allstar Stuart’s after-Haiyan experience @ http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/after-haiyan-the-journey-to-tacloban
OUR TOP STORIES
25 February 2013
Our brand new Horizon writer tells her tale of quiet solitude and passionate excitement as she traverses to Nanning, China to see the grand Detian Waterfall and beyond. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/poetic-nanning
18 April 2013
The bamboo raft floats silently on the Yulong River, as our intrepid writer starts her exploration of the little-known town of Yangshuo, finding ‘heaven on earth’ amidst ancient melodies, towering karst mountains and majestic rivers. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/yearning-for-yangshuo
20 September 2013
The kaleidoscope of sights and sounds is a colourful spin of activities in Metro Manila. Be in the know and find out where are the places to see and be seen in psychedelic Manila! http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/the-next-hotspot/hanging-out-in-metro-manila-cool-zones-hotspots
9 October 2013
Catch a glimpse of the amazing archipelago of 7,000 islands in the Pacific Ring of Fire through the eyes of Travel 3Sixty readers. This collection of 12 amazing Philippines photos is by you, for you! http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/great-shot-travel-the-philippines-in-12-photos
25 October 2013
We give you a bucket list of our top ten Thai experiences to tick off for a truly authentic holiday in the ‘Land of Smiles’. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/top-10-must-do-thai-experiences
8 November 2013
Food makes our world go round, and this time, we let you take a sneak peek behind AirAsia’s kitchen to see how your inflight food is prepared in a never-been-done-before exclusive! http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/inflight-food-reviews/airasias-inflight-food-behind-the-scenes
25 November 2013
Being your friendly neighbourhood travel advisor, we pride ourselves in inspiring travellers out there whilst throwing a brilliant idea or two. This time, the Travel 3Sixty team of jetsetters gives you plenty of ideas to usher in the New Year. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/where-to-celebrate-new-year-2014-yo
THE BEST OF HORIZON
8 October 2013
Top of the list for our Chinese category Horizon is a family-fun budget holiday all the way in Tokyo! http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/horizon/日本平价亲子游
10 October 2013
The breathtaking pictures of Mount Bromo will mesmerise even the most jaded of adventurers in this Horizon exclusive. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/horizon/东爪哇的婆罗摩火山
21 October 2013
We head over to imperial China, where the ancient town of Lijiang will enthrall you with its maze of cobblestone streets, rich traditional culture, rickety heritage structures and flowing canals. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/digitalexclusives/horizon/丽江回眸
FROM THE MAGAZINE
16 May 2013
One of our most popular Feature Stories lets our readers discover the dying art of the Indian Circus in one colourful and entertaining read. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/from-the-magazine/highlights/featurestory/disappearing-act
11 September 2013
Money may make the world go round, but our popular Hit List piece shows that you can stretch every cent for a fantastic holiday without bursting the budget. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/from-the-magazine/highlights/hitlist/travelling-tight
4 October 2013
We’re glad that one of our favourite stories is your favourite too! Top of the list is our photographer Adam’s view of Yunnan, a land of untamed beauty and spectacular heritage sites. http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/from-the-magazine/highlights/coverstory/finding-yunnan
4 October 2013
Our veteran flight advisor Captain Lim is listed in our top 3 of the year in his article “Fight the Fatigue”, explaining how regulations govern pilots’ rest patterns to ensure safe flying for all. An exclusive insider’s view @ http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/from-the-magazine/highlights/pilotsperspective/fight-the-fatigue
OUR MOST POPULAR TRAVEL GUIDES
Our first digital travel guide that lets you find your bearings with just a click of a button, you’ll find everything you need to know in this wonderful bible to the ‘Land of Smiles’, perfect for the quintessential traveller. http://airasia.com/awesomethailand
Just in time for Visit Malaysia Year 2014, see the rich peninsular and Borneo states in all its splendour. An extensive list of what to do, see, eat and buy in all 15 Malaysian destinations for a vacation of a lifetime. http://airasia.com/awesomemalaysia
Come and discover adventure in one quick look at Borneo’s natural charm and unique culture. This guide will give you the buzz on top diving spots, resplendent golf courses, luxurious spas and more! http://airasia.com/discoverborneo
Do you agree with our readers’ top picks of 2013? What are your personal favourites? Let us know in the comments section below!
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