Things That Make You Go ‘Hmmm…’ When Globetrottng

  This list was originally published on Travel means exposing oneself to new experiences and breaking free of certain inhibitions. But some types of “breaking free” can contravene local laws and cultural norms. Here’s a list of somewhat obscure ‘don’ts’ when travelling. While it’s doubtful some of these ‘crimes’ would even be considered, knowledge […]

Elephant herd crossing Luangwa River in Zambia

Zambia Safari: Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Adventure

Zambia is one of Africa’s most under-appreciated countries. Bridging the gap between favourite Southern African safari destinations like Botswana, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe, and the famed parks and reserves of Tanzania, you’d think this beautiful country would be among everyone’s “must sees.” That’s part of the appeal. A Zambia safari isn’t so much about checking off […]

Sunset on Anse Source D'Argent beach in La Digue, Seychelles

Best Beaches on Island Getaways

When it’s bitterly cold outside, nothing compares to a warm beach in a sunny destination somewhere halfway around the world. Of course, you might find yourself asking, what beaches in particular are worth travelling halfway across the world for? Well, there are more than a few island getaways. We’ve highlighted beaches from a selection of […]

Australian lamington cake

RECIPE: Australian Lamington Cake

This festive season, whether hosting a party, bringing potluck to an event, or just having a delicious treat on hand, try serving an Australian lamington cake. Pretty simple to make, this butter cake is coated with chocolate and rolled in coconut. Lamington cake is said to have originally been named after Lord Lamington, who served […]

Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem: Your Cultural Getaway for 2019

Many international travellers think of Israel as a nation of spiritual sights, where the histories of the world’s three great monotheistic religions come together to create a cultural landscape like no other. Diverse, spiritual, and always controversial, Israel travel offers a visit that believers and non-believers alike will never forget. Still, art and creativity are […]