Lonely Planet has launched Guides, a new, free, city guide mobile app – a pocket travel companion on the road, or when planning a trip. Available now for iOS and Android, Lonely Planet says the app will get you straight to the heart of a destination on your phone. There was time when many travellers tucked copies of LonelyContinue reading “Discover cities with Lonely Planet app”
A new nail polish detects date rape drugs such as GBH, Xanax and Rohypnol. This extraordinary invention has been revealed on one of my favourite websites Not Impossible Now. Four students at North Carolina State University invented the nail polish. The brand is called Undercover Colors. Women can simply dip their fingers into their drinks, whichContinue reading “Travel tip: Nail polish detects date rape drugs”
Animal rescue organizations are campaigning for better lives for big animals which belong with grass under their feet. Here’s six of the worst zoos in the world you wouldn’t take your children to.
What happens when you’re overseas and your airline goes bust? Air Australia has just done exactly that, stranding thousands of passengers in Bangkok, Bali and Hawaii. Other budget airlines are pitching in to get people home. But it will take time.
Anantara Spa rejuvenates through 360 signature massages, herbal steam baths and saunas, banana leaf bath and mud wrap therapies. Wow, that’s a lot of massage!
The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament is celebrating its 10th anniversary in the Thai royal seaside town of Hua Hin, raising money for elephant conservation.
Three young New Zealanders went to northern Thailand for an idyllic holiday. All three got very sick and one died. Her death remains unexplained.