The Clan Jetties Of Penang – George Town’s Historic Floating Villages

The Clan Jetties of Penang are historic Chinese villages built out over the water on long jetties. Typically, each Jetty belongs to a single family clan, with dozens of wooden houses on each Jetty. Located in George Town, Malaysia, the Clan Jetties are a reminder of Penang’s multicultural history. There have been 10 jetties in … More The Clan Jetties Of Penang – George Town’s Historic Floating Villages

See Japan’s Snow Monkeys Bathing At Jigokudani Monkey Park

It’s the very picture of serenity – Japanese snow monkeys soaking in a hot spring, eyes closed, groomed by their family members, steam rising, safe from snow drifting softly through the sky. It’s one of the most iconic images of winter in Japan, and one of the most fascinating and endearing (not to mention, adorable!) … More See Japan’s Snow Monkeys Bathing At Jigokudani Monkey Park

The Kruger Millions – The Legend of South Africa’s Hidden Treasure

When former South African president Paul Kruger died in 1904, he left behind something else apart from his political legacy – he left rumours of a secret, extraordinary fortune. The Kruger Millions, as they’re known, are rumoured to be a stash of gold bars and coins removed from Pretoria just before the British captured it … More The Kruger Millions – The Legend of South Africa’s Hidden Treasure

Discovering Amazing African Animal Crossing Signs

Africa might be the continent with the world’s best road signs. With so much incredible big game living across the vastness of the continent, it’s no surprise that motorists should be warned of a giraffe crossing the road, or elephants ahead. On a road trip through many of Southern African countries, we encountered a lot … More Discovering Amazing African Animal Crossing Signs

The Plain of Jars – The Mysterious Stone Burial Artefacts of Laos

With all the mystery of Stonehenge, South-East Asia’s Plain of Jars has captured the imagination of archaeologists and visitors for decades. Across the Xieng Khouang Plateau in Laos’ highlands is an ancient archaeological mystery that is both fascinating and bizarre – a collection of massive stone artefacts with an unknown purpose. The jars are huge … More The Plain of Jars – The Mysterious Stone Burial Artefacts of Laos

Kampot Pepper – How Cambodian Farmers Rose To Be The Best In The World

On expansive farms in the green hills outside Kampot, Cambodia, are long green vines wrapped like snakes around 12-foot high brick towers and bamboo poles. Dotted along the bright green vines are small fruits – peppercorns – one of Cambodia’s finest export crops. The pepper farms of Kampot produce pepper which has been cultivated for … More Kampot Pepper – How Cambodian Farmers Rose To Be The Best In The World