Responsible Travelling: A Relook at Tourism Through the Lenses of Ethnic Minorities


This May 2018, Actxplorer joined students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) for 1 week in Southern Thailand on their annual Geography Field Studies Programme. In the southern province of Phang-Nga resides some Moklen people – sea gypsies that have resettled on the southern coasts of Thailand for a few generations. Though known as … Continue reading Responsible Travelling: A Relook at Tourism Through the Lenses of Ethnic Minorities

Tripper’s Review #2 – Informal School for Street Children in Yangon, Myanmar


Experiencing an all-too-familiar phase during travelling by which the hunger pangs have yet sank in when it’s dinner time already (perhaps due our stomachs filled by soymilk and heads still processing the scenes we saw during the distribution), we decided to head straight to the informal school for the street kids in a small dingy … Continue reading Tripper’s Review #2 – Informal School for Street Children in Yangon, Myanmar

Rohingya Community Workshop in KL


Over the past 2 weeks, reports about the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar have flooded our newsfeed. The extent of the crisis is huge, with 300,000++ people fleeing Myanmar for safer grounds, where the likelihood of being burnt alive within their homes is dramatically lower. The Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority group living primarily in Myanmar’s … Continue reading Rohingya Community Workshop in KL