10 great places to spot an Aussie overseas

    The exciting part of getting away, overseas, is not only experiencing new food, new sights, new everything… but also making new friends and sharing all the fun. So, how much better would it be if you bump into other like-minded Aussies; and keep the contact alive when you’re back home? Well, here’s a list of […]

    10 Must-See Holy Cities in Asia

    A holy city transcends mere religion or even spirituality. At its core, a venerable holy place provides magnificent insights into other cultures and traditions. Count these ten among the best of the best.

    Our Favourite Secret Beaches in Asia Pacific

    While we’re well aware that entitling this post the way we did let’s the proverbial cat out of the bag, these ten truly remarkable beaches still have a clandestine quality about them. Even, we should add, as we extol their virtues to the world. From Southeast Asia to Western Australia, discover ten hidden gems well […]

    10 Important Bird Areas in Asia Pacific

    This one is truly for the birds. Now, you can watch birds or you can watch birds. If you ever plan to undertake a second career as a birder (and it can feel like a second career for enthusiasts), you need to get with BirdLife International. The global network of conservation organisations publishes the popular […]

    Extraordinary Wildlife Refuges in Asia

    We yearn for Asia’s big, busy, brassy capitals but, once in a good while, we long for escape from the urban hustle bustle. This is where the continent’s extraordinary wildlife refuges come in. Discover ten of the very best.

    Asia: Famous Places, Famous Drinks

    A stiff drink tastes different while on holiday, especially if you dip into the local still, so to speak. Check out eight popular destinations in Asia that churn out popular tipples.

    Remarkable Remote Island Destinations in Asia

    Ah, remote, far-flung islands. A holiday fantasy that is universal, from Anchorage to Zanzibar. We all want a serene place in the sun, the sway of a lonely palm and a sweet tropical breeze, away from the hustle bustle of workaday cares. These spectacular remote island destinations in Asia help make fantasy reality.

    12 Epic Train Journeys

    Call us nuts but for us the most spectacular train journeys are a far cry from a rush hour commuter rail ride. Unless, of course, you commute in from the Himalayas, Alps or Rocky Mountains. No, to be truly epic, a trip on the rails must harken back to a more halcyon era, when intrepid […]