Getting a Filipino Tribal Tattoo in Buscalan

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | No Comments
Getting a Filipino Tribal Tattoo in Buscalan

Buscalan, The Philippines, the village of fierce (former) head-hunters, is today famous for being home to Whang-Od, the 100-year old, world-renowned tattoo artist who continues to ink enthusiastic visitors looking for a Filipino tribal tattoo, using the traditional Kalinga tribe backhand tap technique. In fact, this is the reason why we found ourselves in Buscalan, […]

Tourism in Bhutan – Discovering the Magic Kingdom of Bhutan

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Asia, Bhutan | 5 Comments
Tourism in Bhutan – Discovering the Magic Kingdom of Bhutan

Tourism in Bhutan is as intriguing as it gets. As the aircraft weaved through the mountains of Paro in preparation for landing in Bhutan’s international airport, I realised, to my surprise, that I could make out the faces of the farmers tending to the crops on the mountainside. At just over two hours long, the […]