There’s so much to see in Indonesia. With more than 17,000 islands, this archipelago offers isolated and pristine beaches for everyone. Beyond the coastline, there’s a diversity of landscape from snow-capped mountains to vast savannahs. It is also home to a myriad of unique wildlife, ancient traditions and remarkable architectures. Get a glimpse into the wondrous world of Indonesia through the pictures submitted to travel 3sixty° Photoblog, and inspire your next travel plans.
Compiled by: Ari Fajar
Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder as a toddler, Hanzhen learnt to recognise words by illustrating everyday objects with the help of his architect parents. It wasn’t long before his parents discovered that their son was able to sketch whatever he saw in incredible detail. The 16-year-old autistic savant* from Malaysia has since won an award and several commissions for his work. Hanzhen shares his aspirations and passion for art with travel 3sixty°.
Compiled By: Chitra Santhinathan
This Week in Travel: The Eiffel Tower Gets a Facelift, Tee Off in Langkawi & Amazing Hotel Architecture from China
Our picks from this week’s travel headlines
Fresh from hosting City Time Traveller, a 12-part architectural travel series that recently aired on Channel NewsAsia, award-winning Singapore-based eco architect Jason Pomeroy shares with travel 3Sixty° the inspiration behind his love of design, his favourite project and what cities may look like in the future.
Compiled By: Chitra Santhinathan Images: Pomeroy Studio Pte Ltd
Beyond beautiful sarong kebaya and colourful shophouses, the Peranakan heritage is the unseen thread that binds Southeast Asian nations together. We asked our writer Ari about his fascination with the subject and he shared what he discovered on his travels around the region.
Words by Ari Fajar
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This Week in Travel: Turtle photobomb goes viral, Godzilla’s new role in tourism, and Mark Zuckerberg on the future of travelOur picks from this week’s travel headlines. ...If you wished for long weekends this year in Malaysia, we’re happy to say that the stars have aligned perfectly ...So you’ve seen the Petronas Twin Towers, shopped at Bukit Bintang and walked around Dataran Merdeka and Chinatown. What’s next? ...铸造佛像是一门大学问，这其中不只包含了宗教，还有关于建筑、艺术、美学甚至物理等知识。小编盘点了一些亚洲极具震撼力的佛教圣像，不管你信不信佛都值得一看！走，让我们一起来开开眼界吧。 文字：罗萃颖 (Piper Loo) ...