An easy ferry trip from Jakarta, tiny Pramuka is best explored from the water or on foot.
The best way to learn about the the history and culture of Singapore's colourful Little India is to take a food tour.
Yes it is possible to find a green haven amid the choking chaos that is Jakarta.
The appalling immigration service really lets down the side.
If I had my way, I'd settle into a green velvet armchair in Atlas Bar every night for three years, and work my way through all its gins.
Markets, festivals and hip shops vie for attention with the big ticket sites such as Angkor Wat.
US silk trader Jim Thompson vanished in Malaysia's Cameron Highlands in 1967, in a mystery that still captures the imagination.
Astounding puppets, spicy tucker and super polite locals are just some of this city's assets.