SY Ling

13 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Following | @realcloud | Keep up with SY Ling on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “SY Ling”

The haunting Sichuan-Tibet Highway

A bus ride along one of the world’s riskiest roads leads to altitude headaches, near-death experiences and one of the last chances to see Tibet as it once was.<p>“Double rainbow!” a passenger on the bus yelled. “Look to the left!” We were somewhere in the Hengduan Mountains that stretch across the …

The stories – and secrets – of Fez

A peek behind the walls of the world’s oldest medina reveals how residents live, work and shop in a 1,200-year-old city both steeped in tradition – and ready to embrace its future.

19 epic road trips through Scotland

<i>Note: Place names located above the central belt of Scotland have been translated into Scottish Gaelic to help with navigation.</i><p>From Selkirk, cruise …

15 natural wonders of the Middle East you’ll have to see to believe

<i>[Editor’s note: Several of the images below are available for use through a Creative Commons license, but others are not. In those cases, the</i> …

Visiting the Star Wars Sets of Southern Tunisia

<i>Star Wars</i> fans may be more familiar with the planet Tatooine than the country of Tunisia: but in reality they are one and the same. Tatooine was the …

Star Wars

The Great Moroccan Debate: Marrakech or Fes?

Would you choose snake charmers, sparkling Souks and mouth-watering market food or a labyrinth of alleyways -- home to donkeys, ancient customs and hidden palaces?<p>To many Marrakech locals, Fes is unfriendly, boring and dirty. Most Fes inhabitants believe Marrakech is a hive of commercial …

India’s hidden Himalayas of Ladakh

India’s semi-autonomous region of Ladakh shares Tibet’s Himalayan peaks, Buddhist culture, spectacular scenery and traditional living – yet receives only a fraction of its visitors.

Tunisian street art - in pictures

It sounds odd to invite people to scrawl over the walls of a picturesque Tunisian village. Usually, graffiti is not welcome, but what happens in Erriadh is unique. The island of Djerba - known as ‘Island of Dreams’ - has invited 150 international artists to take part in the street art project …

The Incredible Story of a Group of Orphans and Their Adopted Dogs

In a riverside concrete amphitheater in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a community of young street children live with their beloved stray dogs. Separated from …

Gypsy Interiors: A Colorful Look Inside the Homes of Wealthy Roma

The houses of wealthy Roma in Eastern Europe have a distinct architecture. They are memorable because they look extravagant and massive from the …

Humans of New York blogger hits the road for world tour

Photographer Brandon Stanton started his blog Humans of New York (Hony) as a tribute to the people of New York City. He approached strangers on the street, asked them a simple but thought-provoking question, and took their photograph if they obliged. The portraits - and the sometimes curious …

See the Best of Travel 365