Bali Sabbatical

Former Singapore expat Karien van Ditzhuijzen writes about moving from big city Singapore to a small rural community in Indonesia. Her three children now attend The Green School, and the family live in a peaceful villa, surrounded by rice fields. “Tumbak Bayuh is a village on the west coast of Bali, about ten minutes from the sea and the hustle and bustle of touristy Canggu. It’s a different world.”

Visit Jeju Island, South Korea

South Korea’s largest island boasts three UNESCO world heritage sites, stunning walking trails and a rich cultural heritage, discovers KAROLA CLARK.

Singapore Short Break: Khao Lak

A family-friendly hotel with its own waterslide park makes a perfect base to explore Khao Lak and the stunning Similan islands, says PATRICIA ALMEIDA.

Finding Bliss in Koh Samui

Pip Harry finds a spiritual wellness retreat in Koh Samui that offers guests a chance to disconnect, detox, and potentially even transform their lives.

Magnetic Island Escapes

With breathtaking natural scenery, pristine white beaches, and the backdrop of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island in North Queensland is one of Australia’s finest islands.
Passport advice from Australian High Commission Singapore

Passport Control

The Australian High Commission Passport team offer advice to keep travellers up-to-date on visa and passport news.

Seductive sites to visit in Greece

If you are planning on visiting the Greek Islands, then be sure to look beyond common destinations the likes of Mykonos, Crete, and Santorini. They may be wonderful destinations, and their respective beauty much...

What a View

Doesn’t matter where you live, there are plenty of places to catch breath-taking views of the city’s jungles – concrete or otherwise. For Free They say the best things in life are for free. The breath-taking...

Sure Canggu

Just a little more north from Seminyak is a nice place for some peace and quiet – and beaches – Lee Carsley says. PHOTO COURTESY: LEE CARSLEY When Bali took off in the 1970s, all...

Enjoy a Night On Us at Banyan Tree Lang Co, Central Vietnam

With stunning views of the East Sea and the magnificent Truong Son mountain range in the background, the tranquil and intimate Banyan Tree Lăng Cô, Central Vietnam is the perfect destination for a romantic...