Ever trekked a volcano before? Try the Philippines’ Mt Pinatubo for starters. Our Travel 3Sixty reporter tells us why the now-serene crater lake is an ideal destination for adventurers new to the Ring of Fire, the Pacific Ocean’s volcano and earthquake belt.
Words and Photography: Abby Yao
Palawan province south of the Philippine capital has enamoured many an adventurer with its famed Underground River, Tubbataha Reef and exclusive resorts in El Nido. On the northern tip of the province, the Calamian group of islands beckons to travellers willing to forego luxury comforts for unspoilt natural beauty. It is here, on these sparsely populated islands, that I found myself smitten by the homeland I am only beginning to explore.
Words & Photography: Abby Yao
A writer desperate to connect to her ancestral roots finds herself flying off to ‘Earth’s Paradise’ in Hangzhou and China’s Metropolitan in Shanghai, as she discovers the perfect balance between two juxtaposed cities and a deeper connection to the ‘family’ she’s never known.
Words & Photos: Ellyse Ng
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