Hong Kong

It’s hard to imagine that the island of Hong Kong with its swanky neighborhoods and classy buildings was once a sparsely populated area of farming and fishing villages. The world’s most expensive place to live in is a special administrative region of China, which means that Hong Kong has a separate government and economic system.…

New Zealand

New Zealand is a country of islands, comprising two main islands and numerous smaller islands which make up some of the remotest islands in the world. One of the top things to do in New Zealand is to visit the popular Bay of Islands, encompassing 144 undeveloped islands. Turquoise waters lap at the shores of…

Top 10 Things To Do In Colmar

Top 10 Things To Do In Colmar

Looking for the best things to do in Colmar doesn’t have to be a challenge. This beautiful, colorful town in northeastern France’s Alsace region is a tourism hotspot that’s rich in history and culture. Visitors from all over the world are drawn to its picturesque half-timber houses, Gothic and early Renaissance structures, traditional festivals, and…

Australia

Australia popularly referred to as the ‘land down under’ is a heady mix of the ancient with the modern. A continent scattered with thousands of stunning islands, hiding history’s secrets and nature’s gems. Indigenous people known as aborigines lived on the continent thousands of years before it was discovered by Europeans. One of the top…

Northern Ireland

It’s easy to understand why there is often confusion between Northern Ireland and Ireland because the cultures are so similar. People who don’t know much about its history sometimes wonder about their separateness. While Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland is an independent country. Subtle changes appear when…

Top 11 Things To Do In Phnom Penh

Top 11 Things To Do In Phnom Penh

It’s easy to understand why Cambodia‘s most populous city and capital, Phnom Penh was once referred to as the ‘Pearl of Asia.’  As a French colony in the latter half of the 19th century, the riverside village was transformed into the beautiful capital city that earned it the nickname, but the wars and revolution of…

Ukraine

Europe’s biggest country by area is Ukraine, a largely undiscovered gem due to the ongoing conflict at its borders. Over the years, Ukraine has struggled to break free from Russia’s grip and despite gaining its independence in 1991, conflicts continue. Ukraine is a fairly new independent nation and that’s probably the reason why many people…

Turkey

Turkey scores big on all fronts, be it the legendary history, spectacular scenery or lip-smacking food. A trip to Turkey is a voyage of discovery where the intermingling of cultures through the ages serves up a delectable treat for the eyes and the soul. Turkey straddles two continents, Asia and Europe, and so there is…

Top 10 Things To Do In Bath

Top 10 Things To Do In Bath

Bath is one of England’s most beautiful cities. Located near Bristol airport and just over two hours away from London. Bath has a  history that dates back thousands of years. A hugely popular place. The city welcomes visitors in their hundreds of thousands every year. They are drawn to the stories of its famous residents…

Norway

Like most Scandinavian countries, Norway is also big on photographic locales. You’ll never tire of pointing your camera at the stunning landscapes that are in abundance here. Norway’s fjords, picture-perfect villages, jagged islands, thunderous waterfalls, and coastline all enwrapped in the Northern Lights, will stir your creative genius like no other. Norway’s outdoors, however, don’t…

Top 10 Things To Do In Dinant

Top 10 Things To Do In Dinant

Situated in the province known as Namur in Belgium. Dinant is a small town with many hidden treasures. Just an hour’s drive from Brussels, the town is centered around the Meuse River. This picturesque Belgian gem is like stepping into the past. Dinant is one of the most beautiful towns in Belgium and has a fascinating history. It…

Ireland, Northern Europe

Ireland

For its small size, Ireland packs quite a punch when it comes to its wealth of offerings. Whether its the extensive expanse of stunning scenery, glorious history showcased in grand monasteries and palaces, great chart-topping music or the bonhomie of the locals, Ireland will knock you out. Low-lying mountains, navigable rivers, and a stunning coastline…

Hungary, Eastern Europe

Hungary

Whilst history has given Hungary its stunning face in the form of Roman ruins, baroque churches, and medieval townhouses, its soul lies in the rich folk traditions that are still an integral part of its culture. Exquisite folk art traditions in pottery, embroidery that varies from one region to the next, and graphic woven cloth…

Sweden, Northern Europe

Sweden

Fashion-conscious Sweden is a school in design, a country that has flawless taste in everything it creates, be it clothes or architecture. You’ll run out of device memory before you run out of places to point your camera at, in this country of manmade and natural wonders. The stylish capital, Stockholm, is a feast for…

Belgium, Western Europe

Belgium

Sitting at the crossroads of Western Europe is Belgium, a land of striking contrasts, where historical landmarks blend seamlessly with modern architecture. A land united by boundaries, but subtly divided by language, where Dutch is the lingua franca of the flat northern area, while the hilly south speaks French. Some of the top things to…

Italy, Southern Europe

Italy

Home to one of the most powerful ancient civilizations, and the epicenter of ancient culture, Italy with its grandiose architecture, stunning frescoes, and exquisite sculptures is a visual delight. Visitors are never at a loss for things to see in this country that is overflowing with UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Rome, the capital city is…

Switzerland, Western Europe

Switzerland

Switzerland, the ‘Playground of Europe,’ earned its sobriquet from a book in 1870, written by Leslie Stephen after his extensive travels through this gorgeous land of mountains, lakes, and verdant pastures. The title sticks true today too as the great Swiss outdoors is all about hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, and invigorating swims. What makes this…

Spain, Southern Europe

Spain

Spain is every traveler’s dream, with sunkissed beaches, stunning mountain scenery, historic cities, culinary delights and a culture that uplifts the soul. No one who has visited Spain can claim to return untouched by its diverse yet soul-stirring landscape, its rich and varied past, or its vibrant present.Spain was the first global empire of the…