2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Primer

    If last year was a big year for international sports events, what with the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup in South Africa and Commonwealth Games in Delhi, 2011 looks to be no slouch as well. New Zealand, home of the All Blacks, will host the Rugby World Cup from September 9 to October […]

    Get Off the Beaten Track in Istanbul

    Istanbul is the only city in the world to span two continents (Asia & Europe) and features a flamboyant mix of cultures. As a global hub of 13 million people, however, parts of the incomparable Turkish metropolis can feel a little touristy at times. With that in mind, here are a few of tips to […]

    Best Afternoon Tea Hotels in London

    Afternoon tea in London is a genteel, if not classic way, to make the most of your time in the incomparable English capital. Without question, hotels in London provide the most sumptuous and elegant tea services in the city and garner innumerable awards and plaudits for their efforts. From the traditional to the slightly exotic, […]

    Celebrate Australia Day in Style

    Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory As you would expect, the ACT is particularly observant of Australia Day, with numerous events on tap for the entire family. Australia Day in the Park will lure thousands to Canberra’s Commonwealth Park on January 26, with a Children’s Festival from noon to 3:00 p.m., live bands from 3:00 […]

    Dublin on a Budget

    Dublin is certainly an amazing city but it can get expensive sometimes if you are staying more than just a few days or have a restricted budget. Luckily, you can enjoy Ireland’s capital by taking advantage of the numerous free events and attractions or numerous discounts available around the city. If you want to spend less on […]

    Discover Sydney’s Alleyway Bar Scene

    As the capital of New South Wales and premier metropolis in Australia, Sydney unfurls a panoply of eclectic restaurants, bars, cafés and faux dives. The concentration of such establishments is especially dense in a few notable inner-city enclaves that act as virtual magnets for socialites, scenesters, preppy young pros and bohemian hipsters. This relatively new […]

    Sydney Festival 2011

    The run on hotels in Sydney in January has a lot to do with one phenomenal event in particular: Sydney Festival. The top cultural event in Australia and arguably, one of the best city festivals on the planet, is well under way until the end of the month. From John Malkovich and Emmylou Harris, to […]

    Australian Open Preview 2011

    For sports fans the world over, the Australian Open heralds the start of a new year. The first major of the tennis season, the de facto Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific is wildly popular with players and fans alike, despite the formidable distance some have to travel and the notorious extreme heat that often stops play […]