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How can we possibly whittle the sum of epic road trips this planet has to offer into a list that approximates the “best”? Well, sort of like this we can. Richtersveld, South Africa – Photo credit Route 66 Distance: 3,945 km As the primogenitor of the road trip and the modern highway system, the United … More
In under a week, the world’s best athletes will converge on London to see who’s best at running, jumping, throwing and… erm, twirling a ribbon prettily above their head. While, in theory, the London Games is the ultimate sports event in the ultimate capital city, the reality is that London is likely to be overcrowded, … More
The elements that make up a good city for single urbanites often, by stroke of chance, converge with top-grade holiday targets for solo wayfarers as well. In the United States of America, much ink is spilt over the former as publishers, fervid to capitalise on the universal and seductive allure of urban lists, dispatch freelance … More
What makes for a memorable romantic weekend? A chic, elegant hotel is a good start. Dinner reservations at a notable chef-run establishment is a definite plus. Still very much in the food and beverage department, how about drinks at a swish jazz club and a corner table at the best brunch/lunch spot the next day? … More
We use the term “multicultural” in conjunction with a city like Singapore but just how diverse is the compact city state? More than ever, multinationals, global gurus of finance and the international business community swoon over and converge on the tiny republic in Southeast Asia. Geography, proximity to big markets, a world-class port, amicable business … More
The first transcontinental automobile trip in the United States of America took place in 1903 by the dynamic duo of Horatio Jackson Nelson and Sewall K. Crocker (two very turn of the 20th century names indeed). They drove a spiffy model from the Winton Motor Carriage Company from San Francisco to New York. It took … More