The Great Wall. The Forbidden City. Ancient City of Ping Yao. Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor. Historic Monuments of Dengfeng. Yes, indeed, China has a laundry list of ancient architectural icons. The new architectural landscape of the People’s Republic, however, may yet produce more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than the Ming Dynasty. And this ... More
Rum was once the tipple of choice in Australia (and, moreover, a form of currency) and wine is all the rage today. But beer, sweet beer, has a special place in Oz. Here’s a rundown of joints where atmosphere and taste collide.
The United Kingdom is known as a sanctuary for ramblers, traipsers and trampers but some destinations do better than others. With that, discover ten of our favourite pedestrian friendly towns in the UK.
The term “small town America” invokes specific imagery that transcends place (is it Connecticut, Alabama, or North Dakota) but seems set in a particular time. As much as we adore the seductive urban joys of a Los Angeles or Manhattan, we do concede that to discover the real U.S.A., you have to get beyond the ... More
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Everyone knows that Queensland’s Gold Coast is synonymous with family-holiday fun. With sunshine, amusement parks and beaches on tap, it’s the obvious choice for time out with the little ones. What’s more, it’s home to the palatial, six-star Palazzo Versace Gold Coast which just happens to be kid-friendly. We know, crazy right? The child-friendly nature … More
Along with the sunrise, Mount Fuji is really a symbol of Japan. It’s huge cone, covered by snow almost the whole year, is rising solitary in the low plains that border the coasts of Honshu Island. Hundreds of painters and photographers tried to immortalize it, and writers tried to express its glory. But only the … More
Check out the local tradition at this unassuming Ohio sandwich shop, the Maid Rite. Just a bit strange! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video
Virginia Beach is one of the summer’s hottest destinations. Sadly, the amount of tourism requires that you plan in advance and make a reservation before taking a trip down to explore the beaches, especially during spring break or during any of the summer months. Here are some of the most popular Virginia Beach hotels in … More
As soon as they set foot on Bolivian soil, tourists realize theyâ€™ve arrived in a very special land. The rarefied air, at over 3,000 meters altitude, breath-taking natural sights and the mixture of ancient and modern cultures make Bolivia one of the most fascinating destinations on Earth. To make sure you donâ€™t miss the best … More
Beyond the vast and rocky areas in the North West of Southern Africa, the fields are easily leaning down for discovering one of the ageless natural masterpieces: an old sea of sand, having the color of a peach and looking like it never ends. This is Kalahari, a titanic territory on the African continent – … More
A tiny coral cay part of the Great Barrier Reef (in Queensland, Australia), Wilson Island is among those places that you can easily call “paradise on earth”. A secluded rapture surrounded by a pristine reef and and amazing beaches, Wilson Island appeals by keeping away from the modern-day living. Located just north of the Tropic … More