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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...
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...
Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand

10 Of My Favourite Bars and Restaurants With Stunning Views

Updated: September 2021 What could be more elegant than sipping cocktails on a roof-top bar?  Or dining in a restaurant that has the most amazing killer views? Whether you're perched, eagle like, above a neon-lit city;...
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...

The Algarve – Portugal’s Winter-less Region

Ever considered Portugal’s Algarve for a winter break from Northern Europe’s chilly winters? So what makes The Algarve an ideal winter destination? For a start, temperatures consistently reach the high teens during daylight hours. And...
Supertree Grove

Singapore’s Iconic Gardens by the Bay

I recently took a short break from Singapore’ heat and strolled over to its iconic landmark - the leafy Gardens by the Bay. Probably among the first things that springs to many visitors’ minds when...
tapu

72 Hours in Taupō, New Zealand

There’s so much to see and do in and around Taupō. Where do you begin? How much time do you need to visit Taupō? To really experience Taupō you should plan for a minimum of...