Christ the King Monument in Swiebodzin, Poland

    Move over Cristo de la Concordia, Bolivia. Move over Cristo Redentor do Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro. As of November 6, 2010, the diminutive town of Swiebodzin, Poland has you both beat with the massive Christ the King monument. While the top Jesus landmark on the planet at 35 m, we should point out that Christ […]

    Does Tuscany Have an Off the Beaten Path?

    I have twice enjoyed the good fortune of researching large parts of Tuscany. The area has an incredibly strong identity and some well-circulated stereotypes: •    Gently rippled hills a dozen shades of green. •    Cinematically perfect fortified hill towns. •    Cypress-lined roads, leading to massive estates – inevitably where Napoleon once slept, with the infamous […]

    Top 10 Outstanding Service Hotels in Hong Kong

    When it comes to luxury hospitality and service, Hong Kong is one of the premier destinations in the world. A double threat as a paramount business and leisure tourism hub, the vibrant People’s Republic of China SAR of 7 million people is a dynamo. In fact, no other metropolis on the planet offers as many […]

    Osaka: Japan’s Extraordinary Kansai Metropolis

    The Greater Osaka Area is the second-largest metropolis in Japan, with a population of 18 million, and represents a spectacular destination for visitors worldwide. Osaka is divided by several rivers and bound by mountains on three ides. Let’s take a deeper look into what makes Osaka such an inviting destination.

    Daydream’s Living Reef Wins Best Tourist Attraction at Whitsunday Tourism Awards

    How can one adequately do justice to the pristine Whitsunday Islands? Where to even begin? The gorgeous archipelago off the coast of Airlie Beach and Conway National Park in Queensland, Australia combines phenomenal natural beauty and peerless recreation in one truly exceptional package. This much is for certain. But as always, this bit of hyperbole […]

    Top 10 Hotels on a Shoestring Budget in Vietnam

    The annual HotelClub Awards doles out recognition to a vast array of hotels in notable destinations like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. From luxury hotels to beach resorts, boutique hotels to budget accommodations, the awards honour hotels that consistently deliver excellence in a variety of classifications. With that firmly in mind, check out HotelClub’s ten […]

    Footage of Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

    Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park is one of the most remarkable areas of Australia and a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Uluru sandstone monolith is a foremost symbol of the country and a venerable place for the Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal people. A perfect reason to pay the Northern Territory a visit, discover […]

    Transylvania Does Not Suck (Your Blood)

    Though the scariest thing you’ll likely encounter in Transylvania is a distressed cow, after a century of being name-checked in literature and film, the region is synonymous with murderous, shape-shifting creatures with gnarly overbites. The lack of troubling puncture wounds to the neck notwithstanding, much of the hype is true. Transylvania is blessed with an […]