Life & Culture

COEX Starfield Library Book Tree

This artist built a Christmas book tree with 14,000 books

We spoke to Mike Stilkey, the man behind the beautiful book installation in Seoul’s COEX Starfield Library.

Bali rice fields

The conscious traveller’s guide to Bali

Little things you can do to make a big positive difference to the environment while holidaying in Bali.

Outlander Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan season 4

What to watch, read and listen to in November

Outlander! Chris Pine with a Scottish accent! John Legend’s first holiday album!

Sales 11.11 Singles day

What is Singles Day and how you can prepare for it

11.11, also known as Singles Day, is a holiday even bigger than Black Friday

How to do Bali with a baby

Where to hire a carseat, how to get fresh food, how to keep them happy (jokes, that last one’s on you)

Rocky Horror Picture Show

5 scary places from horror movies you can actually visit

If you’re brave (or nuts) enough to take on these places, you should know that some of them may be haunted in real life.

The 7 types of Bali tourists and how to dress like them

The WanderLuxe take on how to dress like the Basic Bitch, Earth Mother, Surfer or Instagram Husband.

How to survive travelling as a couple, by a couple who’ve made it their job

Selena and Jacob tell us how they made the decision to quit their jobs and travel the world, the compromises they’ve made along the way and advice for other would-be traveller couples.

Useful Thai phrases for tourists

12 Thai phrases to learn before your holiday

Useful words and phrases in Thai to help you make a few friends and pay compliments to that amazing villa you’re staying in.

Microplastic found in human poop

Scientists have found microplastics in our poop

It’s in the water you drink, the food you eat, the air you breathe. And now, it may even be in your body.

The Bali Curse: Should you believe it?

It’s said that a jilted princess put a curse on all unmarried couples to visit the island… but how many people have actually been struck by the Bali Curse?

Dervla Louli Compare Retreats

How I travel: Dervla Louli Musgrave

The founder of Compare Retreats tells us how she racks up those frequent flier points.

Oscar Isaac in Operation Finale Netflix

What to watch, read and listen to in October

Your internet boyfriend Oscar Isaac, a feminist take on Homer’s The Iliad, and Billion Dollar Whale, which needs no introduction.

How I travel interview Michael Gray mikevisuals

How I travel: Michael Gray aka @mikevisuals

What is it like, being a frequent flyer with a dream job? We find out from photographer/videographer MikeVisuals himself.

Grace Chan in Bali Villa Sin Sin

How I travel: Grace Chan

The Hong Kong-born Canadian actress tells us her travel habits.

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The Luxe Nomads: What we love about Malaysia

Great food at any time of the day, chatty Uber drivers, Manglish and any excuse to have a public holiday.