7:10 am November 28, 2014 | No Comment
Where Westin Nusa Dua stands out, especially since the completion in January of a multi-million-dollar resort transformation, is in how it caters to the growing market for families traveling with young children, starting from the moment guests check in.
5:13 pm November 26, 2014 | No Comment
It isn’t to everyone’s taste, and animal rights activists wish the custom would vanish entirely, but anyone who ever fancied eating foie gras - fattened goose liver - would have done well to be in the Hungarian capital this past month.
2:56 pm November 20, 2014 | No Comment
Traveling by motorcycle is by far the best way to see, enjoy, and experience Indonesia. Having the freedom to stop anywhere, talk to anyone, and feel the breeze in my face beats bus travel any day. During my time in Indonesia, I motorcycled around Central Java, and recently completed a month-long solo tour from Banda Aceh to Jakarta in support of charity. You could say I’m hooked.
6:10 am November 18, 2014 | No Comment
Sponsored by French oil giant Total, the Sei Mahakam Festival highlights the subcultures and peoples of East Kalimantan’s Kutai Kertanagara district, many of whom depend on the Mahakam river for trade, travel and livelihood.
6:42 pm November 12, 2014 | No Comment
Imam Bonjol was born in Bonjol, West Sumatra, in 1772 with the name Muhammad Syahabuddin — one of several monikers he adopted throughout his life, the other being Peto Syarif. He was given the honored title of “Tuanku” (roughly translated as “My Lord”) when he became a Muslim scholar, or ulema, and leader of his hometown.
12:49 pm November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment
Betung Kerihun National Park is the biggest conservation area in West Kalimantan province, covering 800,000 hectares of Kapuas Hulu district. The park is directly adjacent to Sarawak, Malaysia, and is part of a joint cross-border conservation area with Lanjak Entimau Wild Life Sanctuary (LEWS) and Batang Ai National Park in Sarawak.
1:35 pm November 2, 2014 | No Comment
Although decades of sanctions mean the hotels and infrastructure are not five star, a tentative political thaw with the West is drawing visitors to Iranian attractions steeped in myth and rumor.
4:58 pm October 26, 2014 | No Comment
Making a decision to travel alone for an extended period of time involves mental, emotional and financial preparation. One has to be ready for the trip’s physical demands as well.
8:10 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Mashhad, Iran’s second-largest city and the capital of Khorasan province, is around 900 kilometers east of Tehran. It’s an important city for Shiite Muslims because it houses the mausoleum and shrine of Imam Reza, the seventh descendant of the Prophet Muhammad and the eighth of the Twelve Imams of the Twelver Shiite sect.
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