A vacation means different things to each of us. Some see it as a chance to find peace, while others consider it as a journey for self-development. For many of us, though, whether we admit it or not, vacation is a chance to take jealousy-inducing selfies. Here are six places to do just that.
Compiled by: Ari Fajar
Despite Guilin having its world renowned karst formation and spectacular scenes of the Li River, further away, a manmade marvel called the Longji terraces that has survived for thousands of years stand testament to man’s ingenuity in taming his environment.
Words: R. Rajendra Images: Adam Lee & Guilin Longji Tourism
The Philippines is a nation that is geographically set apart from mainland Southeast Asia, and comes with its own unique traditions and practices. It is a country defined by devout Catholicism, emerald-green rice fields, buzzing megacities, festivals and feasts, colourful jeepneys, smouldering volcanoes and truly resilient people.
Words : Efi Hafizah Hamzah Photography : Adam Lee & Getty Images
With carved rice terraces that climb heavenwards, the natural splendour of the Yunnan plateau in southern China is matched only by the unique cultural heritage of over 55 ethnic tribes who have made this rugged and often unforgiving landscape their home.
Words: Carol West Photography: Robert Muir
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