9:45 am May 20, 2015 | 2 Comments
New York. Fitness vacations have ventured far from the fat farm. Today’s fit-focused travelers want to pair exercise with escapades and fitness with fun, whether it’s yoga among the sea turtles, bootcamp on the beach or a zumba cruise. “Fitness retreat used to mean go away and lose weight,” said Melisse Gelula, co-founder of the wellness […]
12:01 am May 19, 2015 | 6 Comments
A journey into Australia would not seem complete without relishing yourself for its wide range selection of authentic wine. Here’s one interesting fact: Australia is ranked fourth as the largest exporters of high-quality wine. Within the period of 1 year, Australia manages to export 750 million litters of wine for the international markets. So what […]
10:25 am May 18, 2015 | No Comment
What was once a sleepy village, Kulon Progo has become a place of picturesque beauty and a popular tourist destination, thanks to heavy promotion on social media.
10:04 am May 18, 2015 | 4 Comments
For a city whose kingdoms are heavily patriarchal, it’s refreshing to find and explore a museum in Yogyakarta that is dedicated almost solely to the powerful feminine figures in the Javanese kingdoms.
2:59 pm May 17, 2015 | No Comment
Boston. The 1.5 million people expected to pack into Philadelphia this fall for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States will fill the city’s hotels, motels and Patricia Hughey’s spare rooms. Hughey and her husband are among the more than 1,000 Philadelphia-area households who have signed up to host visitors attending a September summit […]
10:40 am May 3, 2015 | No Comment
Italy is teeming with places that make you feel like you are on a movie set -- the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Amalfi coast near Naples and Venice's lagoons come to mind.
1:39 pm April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
The managers of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, looted by British and French troops in the 19th century, are threatening legal action over a Chinese movie studio’s sprawling $5 billion replica, state media said.
1:31 pm April 20, 2015 | No Comment
Still smarting from a jihadist attack that killed 21 foreign tourists last month, Tunisia is hoping to save the summer season with new security measures and an ad campaign touting its safety as a destination, but industry leaders are glum.
3:46 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
If you think grocery shopping is a chore, spare a moment for those on the tiny island of Saint Helena who never know what will be on the shelves from one day to the next.
4:06 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
The tiny South Atlantic island of Saint Helena — where Napoleon died in exile — dreams of becoming a tourist draw when its first airport opens next year despite fears it cannot accommodate an influx of visitors.
3:57 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
The property includes Napoleon’s house in Longwood and “Geranium Valley” — the peaceful site where the ex-emperor wanted to be buried if his remains weren’t sent back to his beloved homeland.
3:49 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
Saint Helena’s major claim to fame is as the place where the fallen French emperor Napoleon died in exile, but now the destiny of the tiny island is about to change with the opening of its first airport next year.
3:46 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
Recalling a bygone era of stately passenger liners and quaint colonial traditions, the RMS St. Helena is making its last journeys before weekly flights to the far-flung South Atlantic island are introduced.
8:00 am April 13, 2015 | No Comment
Located near Bali’s Petitenget Beach and close to a string of popular eateries and venues like Potato Head and the restaurant Merah Putih, Sandi Agung Villa is close to Seminyak’s main attractions, yet in a quieter and more peaceful setting.
1:22 pm April 9, 2015 | No Comment
With a wing span of over two meters, these formidable raptors weigh up to 10 kilograms. Its talons can exert pressure of upwards of 90 kilograms per square inch, allowing it to hold down prey while ripping into it with a razor-sharp hooked beak.
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