Crank up the salsa

Our Cuban salsa instructor demands, ''Look at me like you love me!'', his face just centimetres away on a sweat-soaked Havana morning. He sashays effortlessly across the tiled floor, an open window providing minimal relief from the heat as salsa beats pour out of an old CD player. ''Moooove your body. One, two, three!'' Leonardo,... Continue Reading →

Down the tube

What started out as a way to relax after a hard day's work has turned into a tourist trap in Laos, writes Larissa Ham. The man who claims he accidentally started the tourist craze of tubing in the Laos riverside town of Vang Vieng says its popularity is now hurting the town and its culture.... Continue Reading →

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