August 15, 2019What do Christopher Columbus, James Cook and Vasco da Gama have in common? They are all great maritime explorers. And now, you can join this league of extraordinary men – but with a touch of luxury, that is.
French luxury cruise line Ponant has partnered with National Geographic Expeditions to create an extensive range of expedition...
August 9, 2019As travel wobbles and spending declines, hotels and airlines the world over are fighting to hold on to customers. Loyalty, the buzzword for much of the 1980s and 1990s when marquee brands strove to understand and closely identify with their audience, is being replaced by price incentives and a grab-all approach.
August 3, 2019The type of camping trips being taken has shifted as outdoor enthusiasts opt for more frequent excursions and stay closer to home. The percentage of people who camped three or more times in a year grew between 2014 and 2018.
July 24, 2019New sites have been added to Unesco's World Heritage List, including Jaipur City in India; Writing-on-Stone, an ancient and sacred landscape for Indigenous peoples in Canada; and the Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan.
July 4, 2019Malaysia has the fifth cheapest taxi fare in the world, according to the results of a new study. It only takes €1.70 (RM8.03) for a 5km taxi ride in the country.
To achieve the numbers, Taxi2Airport analysed data collated by Taxi-Calculator.com. The average taxi fare presented is relative to a 5km journey.
The airport transfer...
June 29, 2019It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world.
The 40-year-old Taiwanese man has now traversed the Americas, Europe and parts of the Middle East, sleeping in his tent or finding places to rest his head through apps like...
June 7, 2019They are young, Western, and full of praise for Pakistan. Travel influencers have moved in on the “land of the pure”, but critics warn their rose-tinted filters are irresponsible and sell an inaccurate picture of the conservative, militancy-scarred country.
May 26, 2019From bombed cathedrals to historic opera houses that went up in flames, here are examples of landmark buildings that were destroyed and then rebuilt, as is planned for the Notre-Dame Cathedral.
May 25, 2019A ticket for a four-hour tour tracing the crimes committed by the Manson Family costs US$75 (RM315) and includes visits to the scenes of some of the most infamous murders in the United States.
In total, seven people were killed during the murder spree instigated by cult leader Charles Manson, the most prominent of whom was actress...