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A weekend in DF

Discover a vibrant, diverse, fun and beautiful metropolis.

A weekend in DF

Discover ancient traditions, and spend the most amusing night of your life,

If you had the chance to go to a place where you can discover ancient traditions, walk around the oldest avenues and parks of the American continent surrounded by colonial buildings and skyscrapers, taste the first national cuisine to be declared cultural... more »

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Artful Amsterdam - The Painters of the Golden Age

The story of Dutch romance with art is one of effervescence, celebration. A bright spark in an age dominated by colonial European politics. A time which has come to be known as the Dutch Golden Age.    Why do I talk about Dutch art ...more »

Beginning with Bishkek, Kick off in Kyrgyzstan!

Kyrgyzstan is could easily be classed as Central Asia for beginners – for starters it’s the only one of the five ‘Stans which doesn’t require foreigners to obtain a visa (and if you are planning to combine your trip with a ...more »

On Board The TranzAlpine Railway

The nostalgia and romance of the golden age of rail is attractive to many people who want to experience a journey as something more than simply getting from point A to B. In the first half of the twentieth century, trains were the ...more »

Savour 2014

Welcome to Singapore, the feasting capital of Southeast Asia! With its popular local food, wide choice of international fare and flourishing fine dining cuisine, Singapore is a must-stop destination for all food fanatics especially ...more »

Pushkar-The king of pilgrimages

About 130 kms from the state capital of Jaipur and 14 kms north-west of the city of Ajmer is the Hindu holy town of Pushkar. The town is famed for its temples, especially the one dedicated to the God of Creation of the Hindu pantheon, Lord ...more »

Fascination for Fashion on Orchard Road

We all know how shopping is an institution in Singapore or even an obsession. Here, as soon as the month of April begins, Orchard Road shopping belt can once again spree in its fashion fixation with some much awaited fashion ...more »

Austria's best ski resorts

Over the past decades Austria has acquired more and more resonance as a skiing destination, beloved by both locals and visitors from abroad. But not everybody knows that skiing in Austria can be a synonym for many different traditions, ...more »

Moscow's spring art highlights

For culture vultures, spring is a great time to be in the Russian capital. So much art to devour before the summer lull! The gallery and museum scene is particularly vibrant this season. One of the most interesting current exhibitions ...more »

The Matakana Coastal Experience

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or short break destination near Auckland, then the Matakana Coast is ideal. With its bounty of pristine beaches, array of wineries and top-notch restaurants, this is the perfect place to relax ...more »

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Mini breaks are a pocket-sized pedicure for itchy feet, the perfect solution for those who suffer from the travellers' ailment but don't always have the time or money to treat it. They range from city escapes to countryside retreats, spanning anything from a single night to a long weekend, and are the ideal way to recharge batteries without performing a full system reboot. What's more, as travel becomes easier and the world's borders continue to dissolve, there's never been a better time to abandon your routine with a brief change of scene.

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