Insta-worthy dream holiday without having to pack your bags! Holidays are one of the best ways to tick off those outstanding items on your bucket list. The holiday provides us with the opportunity to do those ‘once in a lifetime’ things that we dream about in our day-to-day, a chance to live those exhilarating experiences and collect those unforgettable memories. But what if you didn’t have to wait for a big, expensive holiday to a far-flung destination to do all the things on your list? What if you could do those same incredible...

You may think that Sydney and Melbourne offer all the fun in Australia, but Brisbane is not far behind. The moment the sun sets, Brisbane opens up the doors to its many nightclubs, bars, and restaurants offering various events and activities to their patrons. But the fun doesn’t end there since other establishments like galleries also welcome visitors dazzling them with their exciting programs. If you are new to nightlife in Brisbane, here are the best spots to have a memorable time and meet this amazing Australian city. Don’t...

There is another side to Istanbul apart from old Constantinople Words: Len Rutledge   Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Roman ruins, great mosques and churches, huge city walls, palaces, 500-year-old bazaars, and intriguing museums make Istanbul a ‘must-see’ city. Despite the recent strife in the Middle East, Istanbul remains a fascinating city for visitors of all ages and my wife and I found it perfectly safe and very welcoming. It was in the 10 Top Visited Cities in 2018. It is common to say that Istanbul is caught...

Bagi mereka yang mendapat pekerjaan di Jakarta, Indonesia atau sekedar berlibur, yang belum mengetahui seluk beluk kota metropolitan ini secara detil, tentu yang pertama harus dicari adalah di mana akan tinggal selama bekerja atau liburan di ibukota. Tidak masalah buat mereka yang memang asli orang Betawi dan punya warisan tanah di mana-mana. Atau mereka yang punya banyak saudara yang tinggal di Jakarta. Namun bagaimana dengan mereka yang sama sekali tidak kenal Jakarta dan belum pernah menginjakkan kakinya di kota besar ini? Jakarta...

Avid travelers know that there is nothing better than waking up in an unusual new place and enjoying the best tiny adventures that completely push you out of your comfort zone. One of the destinations that many have on their ultimate bucket list is one of the most beautiful cities in Australia, Sydney. As a matter of fact, Sydney is considered to be one of the most loved cities in the whole world and it is not difficult to see why. With its renowned attractions such as Harbour Bridge and Opera House dominating books, billboards, and...

What is the most universal type of meat in the world? The answer isn’t hard to reach. Undoubtedly, it is beef. No matter where you are in the world, beef is a diverse fan favourite. In fact, beef jerky has become one of the top snack choices across the nation. Let’s take a look around the globe and find out where you can get your tastebuds on the best tasting beef. Argentina To get an idea as to how much Argentines love beef, compare it to the love that America has for football. Beef is an incomparable delicacy in...

As Australians move closer to the winter season, many people will start to scour the internet in search of their next greatest adventure. Whether our holiday plans involve jaunting to the warm waters of the Caribbean or travelling to another part of Australia this winter, planning the holiday of all holidays is possible for all budgets. Nowadays, the holiday of your dreams can be yours through a variety of ways, one of which is the travel loan. Those dreaming of travel can access these loans through a number of avenues. Hopeful...

Everything was much simpler when you were 20. You could leave for a vacation on another continent in a minute’s notice and you packed only the necessities that fitted into a single suitcase. However, as your family grew, so did vacation preparations. You are probably scared by now as summer or winter holidays approach, thinking that you’ll forget something or overspend heavily. Well, we have news for you, you are an adult and there is no way you can mess up things that much but, and this is why you need to be ready for the journey...

Himalayas Holidaymakers are beginning to realize that there is more to a well-earned break than just lounging around a hotel pool. Increased awareness of how mind and body should work in harmony is leading many tourists to seek the additional benefits offered by health retreats. And with such glorious, natural scenery to enjoy, a visit to at least one healthy living retreat should be on everyone’s bucket list for 2019. 1. Himalayas, India The foothills of the Himalayan mountain range in northern India is famous for being...

Words: Len Rutledge Images: Phensri Rutledge White swans, a low-flying vintage aircraft, colourful boats, and a seven hundred-year-old bridge battle for my attention as I gaze out across the still waters of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland. In the end, the bridge wins. The Kapellbrücke is a covered wooden footbridge with more than 100 17th-century pictures hanging from the roof rafters. It is my lasting image of Lucerne. For a city of only 75,000 Lucerne punches way above its weight in terms of visitor appeal. It’s almost too...