Archive for June, 2011

How Many Countries Have You Visited?

How Many Countries Have You Visited?

| June 25, 2011 | 14 Comments

Whether you’re eagerly waiting for your first passport to be delivered or you could give the most interesting man in the world a run for his money—it’s always a good time to beef up your obituary.

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A Cape of Captivation!

A Cape of Captivation!

| June 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

It’s no wonder why Cape Town continues to draw in a diverse range of travellers and visitors all year round. From the beautiful white sands to the impressive presence of the magnificent Table Mountain, the mother city of Africa is certainly a region I’ll be returning to.

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The Whole Picture: Caretaker’s Hut at Machu Picchu

The Whole Picture: Caretaker’s Hut at Machu Picchu

| June 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

On the funerary plain, overlooking Machu Picchu, stands the Caretaker’s Hut. The hut is one of the few structures in Machu Picchu that has a thatched roof. Open on one side—with three windows looking out to the Urubamba valley below—this is one of the best places in Machu Picchu to get the classic photo of the Lost City of the Incas—and Huayna Picchu looming above!

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Enjoy Wimbledon!

Enjoy Wimbledon!

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Wimbledon Championships, which got under way on June 20, is a highlight of the sporting calendar, but it’s much more than just a tennis tournament. It’s actually the oldest tennis tournament around, although that’s not what makes it really stand out. No, it’s the selection of quintessential British traditions and quirks that make it so appealing and create such a buzz for a frantic fortnight of watching the best of the best slog it out at the All England Club.

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A RTW trip in three months or less?

A RTW trip in three months or less?

| June 19, 2011 | 10 Comments

Is it possible to do a round-the-world (RTW) trip in three months or less? Jules Verne thought so. But does that make it a good idea?

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Italian Rooms with a View!

Italian Rooms with a View!

| June 19, 2011 | 17 Comments

Whether you’re hankering for a high-brow weekend, nights of hedonism in Italy’s fair cities or a peachy rural bolthole surrounded by lakes and mountains we’ve hand-picked five of the finest Italian hotels with serious wow factor.

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Travelling the world’s golf courses on a shoestring budget

Travelling the world’s golf courses on a shoestring budget

| June 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you dream of a different tee in every country, without bursting the budget, a little research will go a long way.

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