Blueprint to Paradise

Can conservation and tourism co-exist in Coron? We slip into the glassy, emerald waters of one of Asia’s cleanest lakes, our hands feeling our way past smooth underwater boulders. Crystal clear visibility reveals a moonscape beneath the surface of Coron’s Kayangan Lake. Encircled by soaring, vegetation- clad granite cliffs and with no other tourists around, … Read more

12 Burmese Days

Cruising the Ayeyarwady River into Myanmar’s past Myanmar is a land of fascinating contradictions. Known also as Burma, the country has seen periods of aggressive expansionism and extreme isolationism. It’s been the richest country in Southeast Asia and one of the poorest. It’s seen flourishing kingdoms under great rulers as well as humiliating losses brought … Read more