Category: non-fiction/reporting

To churro or not to churro?

November 15, 2018 0

When in Spain, the philosophical question to ask yourself is to churro or not to churro? Well the answer is pretty straightforward for me. Don’t mind the calorie gain, just go for the good ol churrerias. Here’s a piece I did for Roads and Kingdoms breakfast section on churros in Malaga: Always Persevere In The Hunt…

By Maggie Tan

Video works

March 22, 2018 2578

Some examples of video news packages I’ve done for Ruptly: Donald Trump action figure goes on sale in Hong Kong ‘Trump’ and ‘Kim Jong-un’ clash in Hong Kong drum battle And last but not least, Activists decry Trump outside US consulate on Women’s Day

By Maggie Tan

Kyrgyz days

November 11, 2017 79

Bishkek – capital of Kyrgyzstan. A city in the midst of modernisation but also a hotchpotch of nomadic Kyrgyz lifestyle, Soviet infrastructure and mentality and Central Asian culture. And I’m pictured here with Kyrgyz girls in the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, Osh, at a festival promoting the local culture.

By Maggie Tan

Ganga aarti in Varanasi

November 10, 2017 98

Ganga aarti ceremony in Varanasi is a Hindu ritual not to be missed. The ghats are filled with classical Indian music and pilgrims flock to the sacred river to watch this audio visual fest every evening. Chai-wallas hop from boat to boat to sell their sweet milky concoction. Interesting to note that the flags of Bharatiya…

By Maggie Tan