Ubud Escape by Scott Allford

Being an Australian, I had always been against travelling to Bali as it is synonymous with a certain type of Australian traveller. However, due to a sudden forced vacation, Bali was the cheapest and easiest destination for a few days. While Kuta and Seminyak definitely aren't places I aim to travel to again, Ubud really resonated with me and provided me with the relaxing holiday I needed. 

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Traveling in Haze: What You Need To Do by Ryan Buaron

A perennial environmental issue in Southeast Asia, the transboundary haze has wreak havoc in many countries causing travel delays, school and airport closures and endangered the health of millions.

Caused by the slash and burn techniques in forest clearing in Indonesian provinces - the general public in many of the affected countries (including Indonesia) just feel so helpless and powerless.

If you are traveling or going to be staying in Malaysia, Singapore, Southern Thailand, Brunei Darussalam and parts of Indonesia, read on for some helpful tips in dealing with haze.

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