Malaysian Borneo still stands out in my memory as one of my favourite places in the world for experiencing unspoilt nature up close. Getting within sniffing distance of tiny wild piglets, watching proboscis monkeys, seeing rare orangutans – are unforgettable experiences.

Ever wondered what Kyrgyzstan is like? Find out what this Central Asian country has to offer visitors and where it could improve according to Gerda, a10-year old Kyrgyz-Canadian who returned when she was 8 years old.

The Tien Shan Mountains is one of the best mountain ranges that you can visit if you’re seeking solitude.
Whether you’re a hiker, trekker or mountaineer, you’ll have over 10,100 square kilometres of mountains to discover. And much of that to yourself. You may not see another hiker or mountaineer for days, or even weeks in the more remote parts.

One of the things I love about traveling, is that inspiration can come in the most unlikely places! In Almaty, Kazakhstan, it was the subway stations! They were designed to be Palaces for the People.

Everyone goes to Yala in Sri Lanka to see a leopard. But to make the most of your visit, focus on the wildlife that you do see. I guarantee there will be some happy surprises!