It’s all over the news – the U.S. Government has shut down and there’s no reopening in sight. For foreign tourists, this means disappointment at the gates of many national parks and monuments that are closed due to defunded staff. Such an unfortunate turn of events for those who rely on these parks for work, … Continue reading “Select U.S. National Parks Open Amid Government Shutdown”Read more..
Eden Health Retreat, hidden in the lush green expanses of the Gold Coast Hinterland’s Currumbin Valley, is the ultimate destination for those seeking a rejuvenating sense of calm with a side of self-improvement, and it’s just a 30-minute drive from the Gold Coast airport. Eden is located on 300 acres of tropical rainforest, crisscrossed by walking … Continue reading “Rest, Relax and Rejuvenate at Eden Health Retreat – September 2013”Read more..
We all encounter moments when we just want to escape from the reality and spend some time focusing on ourselves. Whether you’re looking to do a week of detox, learn about healthy nutrition habits, up your fitness factor or simply lounge at the spa, there are plenty of secluded spots around the globe that will … Continue reading “The World’s Most Relaxing Health Retreats”Read more..
Ever hear that Americans don’t travel internationally? Visit the vast country and you’ll see one reason why. Not only does the “land of the free” have mountains with great skiing conditions in the Northeast and West, it also has over 10,000 miles of coastline with brilliant beaches on the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and the … Continue reading “America’s Best Beaches”Read more..
There’s nothing better than arriving in a foreign place and realising your timing perfectly coincides with a great local celebration. Of course, there’s no need to leave it up to luck – here are our favourite worldwide cultural festivals, with dates of the best parties and events, and where exactly to get the best experience. … Continue reading “Five Foreign Festivals Worth Travelling For”Read more..
Angkor Wat and the surrounding temple complexes are some of the most popular and culturally important destinations in Southeast Asia, and Siem Reap is their proud and bustling home town. We know you’ll be looking for the perfect places to eat and drink before and after mingling with monkeys around the massive park of ruins, … Continue reading “Siem Reap: The Gateway to Angkor Wat”Read more..
Vietnam is hot right now, and we don’t just mean temperature-wise. Long time playground Southeast Asia is seeing more and more travelers add Vietnam to their itinerary, and it’s not hard to see why. Dotted with spectacular bays, amazing historical sites, friendly people and delicious food, Vietnam has something to offer everyone. We’ve done our … Continue reading “Travel Vietnam on a Luxury Tour”Read more..
If you’re from the west and you’ve been to Asia for more than a few days, you’ve probably had that feeling that your stomach really needs a break from the foreign before you can delve back into dumplings and duck. You’ve come all the way to Asia to stuff yourself with amazing, exotic foods, and … Continue reading “Singapore’s Best Burgers”Read more..
If a private bungalow staring over a white sand beach and clear, turquoise waters is what your dreams are made of, look no further than the Little Polynesian Resort on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. The coastline of circular Rarotonga stretches just 32km, so if you choose to make the trek to this paradise for … Continue reading “Cook Islands: A Pacific Paradise”Read more..
Guys, this just happened: SBNation.com is reporting that a golf course in Ohio has purchased two hovercraft golf carts for its members to use. Hover… Craft… Golf carts. This contraption has existed since April, when pro golfer Bubba Watson announced that he had been involved in developing the world’s first golf cart hovercraft with Oakley. Since … Continue reading “Hovercraft Golf Carts are a Thing”Read more..
These days, there’s no excuse for getting lost in the streets of a Medieval city or eating at restaurant where food’s not up to par with the price. Jetlag is so yesterday, and the closest wi-fi hotspot is right under your nose. Don’t even think of blaming your botched hotel reservations on a language barrier! … Continue reading “Get in Gear: Best Travel Apps”Read more..
Travelers trek to hot springs all over the world to experience the relaxing touch and soak up the minerals of the earth’s warm waters, but discerning bathers know that some of these spots can offer little more than murky holes in the ground. We’ve rounded up the world’s best hotels with hot springs on their … Continue reading “Warm Up: Luxurious Hot Spring Hotels”Read more..