The Secrets of Off-Peak Travel

Savvy travellers can beat the crowds and score big savings by scheduling their holidays during shoulder season or low season. During off-peak travel times, Globetrotters can see the world’s best spots when everyone else isn’t. Access to top attractions, fine hotels, and acclaimed restaurants is easier, travel fares are lower, and weather can be near-perfect. […]

Terracotta Warriors

China’s Terracotta Warriors: The Emperor’s Eternal Army

It is a haunting and unforgettable sight. Thousands of subterranean life-size terracotta warriors and horses, lined up in perfect form, forever pledging allegiance to a long dead Chinese Emperor. In the ancient city of Xian, China, one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites continues to astonish and mystify archaeologists and visitors from the world […]

Chinese Honey Chicken with sesame

Recipe: Chinese Honey Chicken

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes Oil, for deep-frying 2 teaspoons cornstarch mixed with 4 teaspoons of water, for sauce thickening Salt and sugar to taste Toasted sesame seeds, to garnish Marinade: 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 dashes ground white pepper Frying Batter: 1 egg white 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 1/4 […]

Man eats free for a year in airport lounge before cancelling ticket for full refund

As a travel company, we sometimes find ourselves explaining the differences in prices of airline tickets to our clients. How could one ticket cost twice as much as another, when both are flying to the same place? Typically, the most expensive tickets are ones which give the traveller the most flexibility, be it flight changes, […]