Victoria & Tasmania – Australia

Big Melbourne, quaint villages, broad beaches, tantalizing Tasmania & more The Regions Melbourne Discover the many allures in a thriving capital of culture with a diverse population – Melbourne, Australia’s second largest metropolis. In addition to riveting sports from tennis and cricket, to motor racing and Australian rules Football, explore fashionable restaurants and shops, and […]


Queensland – Australia

Brilliant beaches, ancient rainforests & super cities in Australia’s sun & fun capital The Regions Brisbane Queensland’s capital and Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane is known for its laid-back ambiance, but it also has plenty of big-city drive. Dive into a world of great cuisine, shopping, first-class museums, galleries, and performing arts centers. Take in […]


More Reasons to Visit Amsterdam this Summer

Summer 2015 Event Calendar June Holland Arts Festival – Amsterdam concerts, theater, etc. The Hague Festivals – Three weeks of music, festivals: Festival Classique, Parkpop, and The Hague jazz Pinkpop – Rock festival, near Maastrich Grachtenloop – Run around canals, Haarlem July Amsterdam Roots Festival – Ethnic food, music, world culture North Sea Jazz Festival […]


The Mediterranean at its very best

These are some of the things you dreamed of when you set out for the Mediterranean – learning to cook traditional regional food while you sample local wines, exploring ancient ruins or touring the cobblestone streets of a tiny seaside village. And these are exactly the kinds authentic Mediterranean experiences you’ll enjoy on carefully selected […]


North America The Beautiful

Pledge allegiance to adventure Vancouver Stretched out along the shores of the Strait of Georgia, Vancouver radiates Pacific cool. The mountain-meets-sea scenery is magical to behold, and the surrounding forests are impossibly lush and ready to explore. Throughout a variety of easily walkable neighbourhoods – you’ll find all manner of hip cafes and cozy little […]


Experience East Asia

Where “rugged” and “refined” find common ground A city encircled –┬áChina Though they may look like pretty simple on the outside, once you get past the (admittedly unusual) exterior of the Fujian tulou, you’ll quickly realize that there’s nothing usual about these roundhouses. The enclosed circular structures can be up to five stories high and […]


Trekking Kilimanjaro

Africa’s Rooftop Patio Ever stood on the top floor of a skyscraper and thought “bah. this ain’t so tall” Then you might just be Kilimanjaro material. Walk in the bootprints of famed explorers and mountaineers on the way to the top of Africa’s tallest peak, hiking through lush rainforests and alpine deserts, across glaciers by […]


Experience South Asia & the Himalayas

South Asia is everything you could ask for from a destination and a million things you never knew you wanted. Pokhara Dreaming –┬áNepal Most travellers see this city as the terminus of the Annapurna trekking circuit, which probably explains why it’s so beloved by those who’ve been. Wedged neatly amid the Himalayas and bordering a […]


Experience Southeast Asia

Where the extraordinary is the norm Mount Bromo volcano Indonesia There are some places on this amazing little planet of ours that just can’t be understood until you’ve seen them with your own eyes. Mount Bromo is one of those places. Adrift in its framed “Sea of Sand,” this imposing volcano is a truly awe-inspiring […]


Experience the Galapagos Islands

What lives where and what to look for Experience the Galapagos Islands An ecological paradise bursting with wildlife you simply won’t find anywhere else on Earth, the Galapagos Islands are a natural treasure for the whole world to enjoy. Spread across 18 principal islands, three smaller ones and dozens of tiny islets live the creatures […]