Diwali or Deepavali – otherwise known as the Festival of Lights or ‘row of lights’ – is an important event in the Indian calendar. Here’s a little more about Diwali or Deepavali and where you can celebrate it around the country.
From strawberry gazpacho to spring greens scotch eggs, these vibrant vegetarian eateries around the world offer non-meat cuisine in deliciously alluring destinations. Ready to seek them out? Continue reading “7 Stand-Out Vegetarian Eateries You Could Encounter On Your Travels” »
It’s only a few more sleeps until All Hallow’s Eve will be upon us. Are you in the mood for a good scare? These 6 destinations around the world are fraught with ghostly encounters … visit them if you dare! Continue reading “Ghost-Spotting Destinations to Get You In the Mood for Halloween” »
If you think there’s not enough time this long weekend to escape to an island, think again! Australia is surrounded by some of the most dazzling islands in the world, and these are all reachable in four hours or less (depending on where you live!). Continue reading “Dazzling Islands You Can Visit in a Long Weekend” »
Coastal hinterland walks, whale festivals, moon-lit phenomena and alpine climbs are just some of the things happening Down Under this October. Which will you choose to get back in touch with Australia’s natural landscape?
What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever seen under water? Could it be a human sculpture, a park bench, a military tank or an underwater post office? Continue reading “Underwater Attractions You Can Dive & Swim Right Up To” »
They existed thousands of years ago in places like Egypt, Japan, Brazil and even Tanzania – but today, there’s little evidence of these ancient lost cities. Continue reading “8 Ancient Destinations That Have Never Been Found” »
And no, we don’t mean Xena: Warrior Princess. Or even Arya Stark. These 7 women come straight out of the history books, and in their time, they were a force to be reckoned with. Continue reading “7 Female Warriors You Wouldn’t Want to Mess With” »
Thinking of taking a cruise holiday? While amenities and entertainment on board are a big part of the fun, sometimes it’s pulling into port that really brings an enchanting touch of travel magnificence! Continue reading “8 Magnificent Cities That Will Enchant You From the Cruise Deck” »
Across Asia, the Moon Festival is a huge celebration and in many countries, a public holiday too. It takes place each year on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month (i.e. September) when the moon is bright and full. Continue reading “12 Bright Facts About This Month’s Chinese Moon Festival” »