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Zhouzhuang

water town

Zhouzhuang

It is thought by many to be the best water town in China.

Zhouzhuang lies at the middle between Shanghai and Suzhou, is an ancient town of Kunshan city, Jiangsu province, where abounds with rivers and lakes. It is thought by many to be the best water town in China. This ancient town has a history of more than 900... more »

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Culinary Delights of Ubud

Culinary Delights of Ubud

A Weekend of Delightful Aromas and Tastes.  Ubud will soon be awash with “foodies” from all over the World to attend the Ubud Food Festival, which runs 5th – 7th June. A concept which was over ten years in the making, its success ...more »

The Return of the Glorious Past - Lake Dojran

The Return of the Glorious Past - Lake Dojran

Lake Dojran is the third and smallest of the three lakes in Macedonia, but it boasts an almost Hollywood story to its existence and history. Macedonia’s culture is rich in folklore tales and stories and Lake Dojran has plenty of its own. ...more »

Get Lost Among the Mangroves at Can Gio

Get Lost Among the Mangroves at Can Gio

Before the 17th century modern day Saigon was actually a little Khmer fishing village known as the “Forest City”. As far as the eye could see, the vast muddy, low lying area was covered in swampland and mangroves forests. Since the ...more »

Lekki Leisure Lake

Lekki Leisure Lake

Have you ever found yourself with time on your hands, and wondering what do to with yourself over the weekend in Lagos? Maybe you havent mapped out what kind of activities you would be involved in? Well if you are outdoors type who doesnt ...more »

Moller Villa in Shanghai

Moller Villa in Shanghai

Of Shanghai's many colonial-era mansions, the Moller Villa on the northwestern edge of the French Concession stands out with its fantasy of brown-tiled Gothic and Tudor steeples, gables, and spires. It was built by a Swedish shipping ...more »

Shanghai Huangpu River Night Cruise

Shanghai Huangpu River Night Cruise

Huang Pu River, a symbol of Shanghai, originates in Dianshan Lake and empties into the Yangtze River at Wusongkou (mouth of Wusong River). It is 114 kilometers (71miles) long and 400 meters (0.25 miles) wide. It is ice-free year round. The ...more »

La Cenerentola

La Cenerentola

During the first week of September, the wonderful melodic sound of Giachino Rossini’s music will fill Pafos Harbour for this year’s Pafos Aphrodite Festival - the 17th production hosted by the town. This year, the French international ...more »

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Located in a suburb of Shanghai city, Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers, the little fan-shaped town glimmers like a ...more »

Sailing's a cool way to enjoy the Alicante coast

Sailing's a cool way to enjoy the Alicante coast

“There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship,”  keen sailor Errol Flynn said so eloquently, And what ...more »

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