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From festivals in India to white water rafting in New Zealand, we round up some of the best destinations on the planet to visit.

Putting the I in Wellington

Insider’s Guide to Things to See and Do In Wellington

Rough Guides recently named Wellington one of its must visit cities in 2023. There are so many things to see and do in Wellington and is ideal for a mini break. My wife and I...
Street Food - Jaipur

7 Jaipur Street Foods To Tickle Your Taste Buds!

Updated: 11 December 2022 Is there a better way to experience a country’s culture than by exploring its street food? India is jam-packed full of incredible street foods to indulge in. The trick is to know...
Karni Mata Temple’s ornate marble entrance displays Rajputana architecture

Exploring Karni Mata Rat Temple

Introduction India is well-known for its numerous religions, countless gods and goddesses, rituals, and many myths. Would it surprise you that it has a rat temple? No, I’m not kidding. It has! It’s estimated more than...

Mumbai Travel Guide – An Insider’s Guide

Updated 24 September 2022 WHY GO TO MUMBAI There’s no escaping it. Mumbai is extraordinary. You either love it or hate it! Its chaotic and exhausting. Bustling with boundless energy, if you want evidence how India represents...

Exploring Portugal’s Food: From Asbestos Tonsils to A Sweet Tooth

Last Updated: 26 August 2022 Feeling warm sand between your toes on Portugal’s finest golden beaches is an unforgettable experience. But you can work up quite an appetite!  Fortunately, the Algarve boasts some of Portugal’s best...
Bangkok - Know Before You Go

Bangkok – Know Before You Go

Thailand is the heart of Southeast Asia, and its capital city, Bangkok, is its beating pulse. Often referred to as the City of Angels, Bangkok will overload all five senses with its contrasting chaos...

Hot and Spicy in India!

The colours and flavours of spices conjure up images of exotic lands and ancient times. Today, many of our favourite global cuisines use spices unique in texture, aroma, and taste. India is the birthplace of...
Majorca, one of Spain's Mediterranean Balearic Islands, is well known for beach resorts and sheltered coves, and its Roman and Moorish buildings.

Discover Majorca’s Blue Flag Beach Retreats

Majorca, one of Spain's Mediterranean Balearic Islands, is well known for beach resorts and sheltered coves, and its Roman and Moorish buildings. When it comes to European holidays, you’re spoilt for choice. You might decide...
Maori beach

Explore Milford Sound and its Maori Legends

Updated: August 2021 Air Milford has formed a significant presence in The Southern Hemisphere’s adventure capital as a premiere operator to Milford Sound.  I checked out why Air Milford’s intimate knowledge of the Queenstown area...

Pembrokeshire: Wales’ wild and rugged west

I fondly recall many, and sometimes wet, summer holidays as a child in West Wales.  If you allow it, Pembrokeshire will immediately capture your heart.  Purple-grained sea cliffs fall abruptly to sea caves, golden...