Is flying safe? Seven reasons why flying is the best way to travel

Over the last decade, air travel has received a lot of attention on the nightly news. A number of tragic global incidents have given travellers cause to ponder – is flying safe anymore? Sometimes, Mother Nature does not play nice and volcano eruptions, storms, and even bird strikes can cause lengthy delays and cancellations. This […]

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A Guide to the Chinese New Year of the Dog

As we dust ourselves off from the Western festivities to welcome 2018, a quarter of the world is preparing for its own celebration, the Chinese New Year of the Dog. In Australia, we prepare the barbecue, in China more than 1.3 billion people prepare ‘lucky food’ for the New Year’s Eve Reunion dinner where families […]

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Asia Winter Wonderlands: Add Asia to the Christmas list for an extraordinary festive holiday!

We all know about the trademark white Christmas. What many travellers don’t know is that a festive holiday with all the traditional trimmings is possible in an Asia winter wonderland. Not only will you get the tinsel and the snow, there are some of the best celebrations in the world still untainted by mass tourism […]

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