Editor's Pick

Sabah’s Lost World

By Steve White Photos: Steve White, Jason Isley / Scubazoo.com The Maliau Basin remains jungle for the purists – raw and challenging to access – despite some evidence to the contrary Labelling anywhere a ‘Lost World’ is setting the bar high. Still, on the face of it,...

The dotty Dash is the real deal

So you’ve been there, and won that. You have speed-climbed Everest in a couple of hours, carrying your own Sherpa. You’ve skipped through the Gobi Desert armed only with a handkerchief, wafted up Mt Kinabalu and zoomed the entire length of the Great Wall. But...

Uphill battle ends in surprise win

By Steve Thomas On February 19, some 5,600 blurry-eyed cyclists from all over Thailand (and way beyond too) were combing the roadside stalls for pre-dawn treats and carbs as they prepared to take on a 47-kilometre monster of an uphill race. Starting in the small...

Fast but not furious

Accessible stress-busting hikes around the region that stretch your fitness and your horizons Story by Steve White HIKING IS NO LONGER ONLY FOR NERDS, PACING THE hills in safari shirts and clunky boots. It’s gone mainstream. Advances in apparel have banished the boot and replaced it...

Outdoor education gains traction in Hong Kong

Many of today's kids have adopted sedentary lifestyles filled with television, video games and computer screens. Studies have shown that a number of health and cognitive difficulties, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), emotion regulation, sensory processing issues and aggressiveness seen in children, derive...