Emma Richards

Emma Richards is a full-time writer for Asian Correspondent. Originally from the UK, she has spent much of her life living in Southeast Asia contributing to news and travel publications. Her background is in urban development and homelessness in developing nations.

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Tourism can be a tool for peace and development

“THE world is suffering from so many deficits and inequalities,” UN World Tourism Organisation Secretary General Taleb Rifai said recently. “We are suffering from economic inequalities, education deficits, technological deficits....

Jakarta is the most Instagrammed city in Asia

INSTAGRAM and travel pretty much go hand-in-hand these days. For some, you haven’t truly visited a place until it’s been captured on camera and shared with your fellow ‘grammers. And...