Jane Batchelor

Ko Kred: a car-free island in Bangkok

Beyond the thronging streets of Bangkok lies an island where cars are forbidden and the skyline is no higher than a palm tree. Ko Kred is the perfect remedy when the bustling city becomes too much Read the guide

Sew and reap in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Despite mass tourism overrunning Siem Reap, the province is still one of the poorest in Cambodia. Now several hotels have pledged to help communities fight back against poverty Read the guide

Coober Pedy – literally Down Under

If there is one place in Australia for which the term Down Under was made, Coober Pedy is it. Two-thirds of its residents live underground, in a troglodyte town that's a must-see for tourists Read the guide