April 6, 2019If it’s up to the travel and hospitality stakeholders in Malaysia, regulation on short term accommodations (STA) or short-stay homes such as Airbnb in the country is long overdue. Concerted calls have been made repeatedly to put the home-sharing industry under scrutiny.
March 5, 2019Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia continues to generate the bulk of tourism revenue for the country from its ticket sales, despite a recent hike inadmission fee, as foreigners marvel at the iconic temple.
February 11, 2019You have likely seen it without recognising it. Matera in Italy has been designated European Capital of Culture for 2019 and is thought to be the world's third oldest city. A Unesco World Heritage site since 1993, the city's Sassi quarter has been used as a filming location for numerous movies.
February 9, 2019Cycling with Shanghai commuters. Hiking with locals through the Algerian desert. More and more travellers, bored by busy tourist sights and places they know from television, are venturing off the beaten track to seek out genuine experiences with locals.
January 8, 20192019 is the year of child-free tourism, judging by international travel and tourism company Tui’s hotel plans. Countless tourists are now looking for destinations that are free from kids.
January 1, 2019There is a lot you can learn about a country or destination, its history, people and culture from local cuisines. Let us know what your top food experiences from around the world are, or what you would like to try.
October 28, 2018Hadrian’s Wall in England was begun in the second century, in the year 122. Soldiers toiled for a decade or so, piling stone upon stone until it stretched from coast to coast – a distance of 118km.