September’s Wish List: Cycle the rural back roads of Vietnam through picturesque villages and rice fields, or how about a garden tour through Jordan?
Luxury boutique hotel manager Andreas Breitfuss is on a mission to climb Mount Everest and he literally trains, late at night, up an especially-made rock wall on the Tower Lodge estate in the Hunter Valley.
Sailing is one of my passions and Intrepid Travel’s options for 2012 look pretty good to me. And you get to meet a whole crew of people with the same interests. There’s truely no better way to explore the Greek islands.
Pro-democracy activists in Burma now encourage tourism as a way to get money into the hands of locals, which is easier said than done. Lonely Planet tips Burma as one of the Top 10 places to visit in 2012
Laksa is a big slurpy bowl of crunchy, creamy and spicy surprises. It has to be one of the best things to eat when travelling in South-East Asia.
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!
I have friends who say alcohol is only thing they need to ward off illness in India. For the rest of us, precautions are not a bad idea.
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.
Hotel de l’Opera is a two-minute walk to Vietnam’s famed Opera House, in Hanoi’s arty Hoan Kiem District. The ambassador for the elegant hotel is English movie star Kristin Scott Thomas.
Eating super cheap street food in Asia is part of the destination appeal for tourists – but behind the sizzling oil is a dire reality of poor nutrition for millions. Mercy Corps is out to change that.