A tour of epic portions – an eight-day journey experiencing the best sightseeing, food and wine the Italian island of Sicily has to offer.
Sex, lies and espionage – who doesn’t love a naughty spy? I was recently contacted by Mr X, who runs a tour on the skullduggery of the spy business. He told me what the first invisible ink was – and you’ll never guess…
Sarasota’s pure-white Siesta Beach has been declared the top beach in the US for 2011. Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr Beach, has compiled a top 10 list for years.
Adventurous Englishman Ben Southall is travelling around Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef in a kayak on a four-month, 1600km sea safari.
Here’s a great way to see the world and give something back to communities that need help. Australian Red Cross plans to send hundreds of volunteers on assignment across Africa, Asia and the Pacific over the next three years.
Here’s a fast track to the wine and produce centre of gorgeous California. The Gold Country Visitors Association has partnered with the Central Valley Tourism Association on a new mobile app for travellers.
Thanks to YouTube and Facebook, thousands of people are lying ram-rod horizontal on top of cars, railway tracks, coffee tables, road signs, fences and landmarks, taking photos and sharing them with the world.
The business volume of global tourism equals or even surpasses that of oil exports, food products or automobiles. Now that I have your attention, read on.
With the Middle East increasingly restive and the demise of Osama bin Laden sparking terrorism threats, I’ll bet there are a lot of fingers crossed in economically-strapped Spain, Portugal and Greece for an avalanche of tourists. The sun is shining, the sea is warming up and the welcome mats are out.
Apparently 1950s British spy and double agent Guy Burgess used one of Whitehall’s network of tunnels to smuggle important documents from the Foreign Office to St. Ermin’s Hotel. Nothing like a bit of espionage…