Author: Sara Schonhardt

Nothing is quite like durian, the pungent - some say rotten-smelling - fruit that is soft on the inside, prickly on the outside and one of Southeast Asia's most famous delicacies. I like to think my love for that fruit is like my love for Asia, a region I've lived in for six years, and one I come to respect and appreciate more each day.

From Thailand to Cambodia to my current home in Jakarta, Indonesia, I like to keep moving. And I plan to use these pages to write about the exciting things I learn along the way.

Latest Posts

Wild Wakatobi: Indonesia's spectacular and little-known dive destination

Wild Wakatobi: Indonesia's spectacular and little-known dive destination

Thought all the best beach and diving locations were already too crowded? Wakatobi is a quiet, pristine alternative
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What’s life like in paradise?

For visitors, a tropical island life is an idyll. Here, three Balinese describe the other side of paradise
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