Australian Idioms Illustrated

    No trip to a new country would be complete without experiencing the culture that makes it unique. Indulging in the local food, attending festivals and visiting museums is easy but getting to know the language is a great way to take your understanding and appreciation to a whole new level. Following on from our popular Idioms of the World piece, today […]

    Exploring the Wonders of WA

    It’s only when you drink in Western Australia’s sights, sounds – and sands – that you see why many praise its coastline, deserts and national parks as the most spectacular in the country. Drive in any direction from Perth and you’ll be swiftly startled by the eye-popping natural wonders of WA. A high-quality holiday problem? Narrowing down spots to […]

    The history of the junk boat

    Though most westerners are still unfamiliar with them today, Chinese junk boats have played a tremendously important role in shaping our modern world. The junk is a flat-bottomed boat made from lightweight soft woods, which features unique sails reinforced with bamboo slats and a partitioned hull that prevents flooding if one section is breached. These […]

    Experience Hong Kong: The Calendar of Unmissable Events

    Hong Kong is a modern metropolis overflowing with things to do and see. This economic hotspot and cultural hub is a magnet for travellers, holiday-goers, entrepreneurs, technophiles, and business people from every corner of the world. If you had a dozen lifetimes to spend here, you still couldn’t uncover all the secrets and excitement of […]

    New Zealand’s top food blogs of 2015

    Get to know New Zealand’s Top Food Bloggers of 2015 Planning a trip to New Zealand and interested in the local culinary delights? We speak to top food bloggers around the country to get their advice on everything from the best hotel restaurants to the latest food trends, to make sure you enjoy the gastronomic scene […]

    10 hidden gems of Las Vegas

    A trip to Sin City wouldn’t be complete without an impromptu Elvis Chapel wedding and a gondola ride under a painted Venetian sky, but our sources on the ground reveal there’s more to their hometown than meets the tourist eye. We spoke to some Vegas locals about what to do when you’re not feeding slot […]

    An Insider’s Guide to Amsterdam Oost

    This post was written by Eliza Shaw and Katie Paterson from Flipit.com Singapore. As one of Europe’s most visited cities, Amsterdam certainly doesn’t run short of interesting attractions for visitors to enjoy. Although the historical centre, with its network of picturesque canals and bustling café culture, continues to be a very satisfying place to spend […]