HMS FORMIDABLE on fire after she was struck by a Kamikaze pilot off Okinawa on May 4, 1945. Formidable was part of the 1st Carrier Squadron and launched her planes repeatedly to bombard Japanese positions. Despite serious damage, Formidable remained under her own power and, o May 31, reached the Captain Cook Dock at the Garden Island Dockyard for repairs.
Stunning Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand offers a wealth of things to do and see. You can learn about Buddhist culture at a temple, bathe rescued elephants at a special sanctuary and even learn to cook real Thai cuisine. It's no wonder Chiang Mai is a favourite among travel bloggers, digital nomads and wandering backpackers. Find out what you should do there on While I'm Young and Skinny