3 weeks in Thailand
In Japan in 2015
Bandar Seri Begawan: Mosques, Shopping Malls, and One Clandestine Chinese Restaurant
Royal Brunei Airlines has positioned Brunei’s sole international airport as a Kangaroo Route node for years. It operates this long haul via Dubai, however. That additional stop doesn’t exactly work in its favour; as a result, the airline doesn’t quite measure up next to those airlines linking the UK and Australia on a single connecting flight.
Lombok - which Gili is right for you?
In Lombok's local language, Sasak, the word “Gili” simply means “small island”. And, besides the famous three off the north coast – the ones that most of us mean when we talk about “the Gilis” – there are over thirty more Gilis scattered around Lombok. Most, however, have neither permanent inhabitants nor anywhere to stay.
Why diving in Indonesia rocks
On any dive boat, pretty much anywhere in the world, when you're chatting about the world's best diving, Indonesia just keeps coming up. Obviously, 17,000-odd islands offer plenty of options, plus delightful surface intervals on palm-fringed, white sand (or even pink sand) beaches. Further, occasionally ropy safety standards, not to mention the currents, can make for outstanding bragging rights.