1:21 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
Zoroastrianism is an ancient monotheistic religion founded more than 3,500 years ago by Zoroaster (or Zarathustra), and was the predominant faith during the Sasanian era. I wanted to know more about it, so the next morning I hired a taxi to take me to the Towers of Silence, among the last remnants of that time.
1:05 pm March 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
Chinese tourists are flocking to the remote Palau islands as China’s growing number of rich seek new frontiers abroad, but not everyone in the Micronesian paradise is happy about it.
5:20 pm March 8, 2015 | No Comment
Whether hitting sun-kissed tarmac, rained-out and flooding roads or poorly maintained backstreets, the bikes held up well in all situations.
5:52 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Malaysia is the most preferred global destination in the fast-growing Muslim travel market, despite two catastrophic air disasters that hit the country’s flag-carrier in 2014, a survey showed Wednesday.
5:10 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
GoArchipelago offers a unique travel experience hosted by individuals or independent tour operators throughout Indonesia and promises to share its revenue with organizations who bring education to the most remote parts of the nation.
4:38 pm February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Spanish five-star hotels are serving up white rice for breakfast as Spain offers quicker visas and seeks more direct flights from China to tap into the surging wave of Chinese tourists.
10:00 am February 24, 2015 | 2 Comments
Home to only 52 villas, guests, most of whom are couples on their honeymoon or those taking a break from their daily grind, are guaranteed premium, uninterrupted tranquility and privacy at Club Med Finolhu. Every villa is assigned its own butler, who would readily cater to room service requests.
11:28 am February 16, 2015 | No Comment
Tigran Sarkies was his name, a precocious 23-year-old, and in 1882 he was working as an auctioneer in Georgetown, Penang. He must have tired of banging the gavel because a couple of years later he opened the Eastern Hotel and two years after he launched the Oriental Hotel with his brother, Martin.