Life & Culture

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.

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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.

Cats ban in Omaui, New Zealand

Cats could be banned from this New Zealand village

We’d be devastated, too.

Singapore events September mid-autumn festival

8 things to do in Singapore: September 2018

#1 Mid-Autumn Festival What: Ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival on 24 September, Singapore will light up…

What Crazy Rich Asians got right (and wrong) about Singapore

It’s the starring movie role Singapore has been waiting for forever, but did Crazy Rich Asians do the country justice?

Henry Golding kitten interview with Buzzfeed

This week on our ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ digest

Kevin Kwan is in trouble, Henry Golding plays with kittens and the stars take a Singlish test.

Inside the mind of Filipina artist Paulina Paige

From the importance of proper representation of artists in the region, what’s exciting about Southeast Asian art these days, her collaborations with brands you’ll find in our wardrobe to the inspiration behind some of her designs.