Ancient royal palaces of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China

The Splendorous Middle Kingdom: Make Your Luxury Travel to China a Holiday of a Lifetime

For many years, China was “the last great adventure,” even for seasoned Globetrotters. Shrouded in myth and mystery, the Middle Kingdom has intrigued travellers around the globe since the days of Marco Polo. Though China’s influence can now be felt worldwide, curiosity about the country has never waned. If anything, it’s increased. That’s opened the […]

Tourist traveler with camera in modern asian city chinatown shopping looking at a red lantern for souvenir trinkets

Hong Kong vs Singapore: Finding Your Perfect Gateway City on Asia Tours

Which of these great gateway cities is your perfect starter on Asia tours? On the surface, Hong Kong and Singapore are two great cities with a lot in common. Both are major crossroads and trading ports within Asia, with a colourful and complex Chinese culture (alongside numerous others), world class airlines and international airports, a […]

Christian Baines - Tasmanian Devils, Tasmania, Australia

Have a “Devilish” Good Time with the Outsiders of the Tasman Peninsula, on Your Australia Vacation

From convicts to a growing population of Tasmanian devils, enter the land of outsiders on an Australia vacation. When European explorers first heard the chilling screams and snarls of the Tasmanian Devil in the island’s forests at night, they first thought such sounds could only come from some supernatural evil, lurking in the dark. When […]