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Words: Len Rutledge   Images: Phensri Rutledge Vancouver Canada, Melbourne Australia, and Vienna Austria seem to vie for the title of “world’s most liveable city” each year. It is perhaps no surprise then that, beautiful Vancouver is one of my favourite cities in the world. The city will appeal to all ages and budget levels with its mountain backdrop, urban beaches, wonderful Stanley Park, and excellent accommodation, restaurant, shopping and theatre/museum offerings. It was four years since I last visited so when...

If you’re planning on visiting Sydney and you absolutely love exploring animal wildlife, then you’re coming to the right place. Sydney offers one of the most diverse spectrum of Australian wildlife that any animal lover will simply fall in love with. Explore these 7 places with your friends and family to get to know Australia’s most majestic animal species. Experience a heap of native wildlife in Taronga Zoo Taronga Zoo may actually be the most iconic place for meeting Australia’s wildlife Sydney has to offer. Many different...

Most expatriates coming to work or study in Thailand do use English as their first language. English is one of the formal languages in the country. This article suggested by EFL Learning Centre will help you find the right English school in Chiang Mai and the steps you should follow when selecting the course. ...

Not a lot of people who want to go on cycling adventures think about Australia. They usually think about France, Italy or Amsterdam, but that is unfortunate because there are many trials in Australia that are just as amazing. If you are willing to give Australia a chance to prove that it is just as good for cycling adventures, here are the top 8 cycling roads and trails in Australia.  Beechworth Mountain Bike Park, Victoria If you are a beginner there is no better place for you than The Beechworth Mountain Bike Park because...

The colours of Chiang Rai – Black, white and blue Words: Len Rutledge  Images: Phensri Rutledge Until recently, when you mentioned Northern Thailand most people thought of Chiang Mai. But now another place is also drawing attention. Chiang Rai, Thailand’s most northerly city, is firmly on the tourism route and for very good reasons. Our recent visit showed that Chiang Rai City has an abundance of tourism attractions, headlined by three amazing architectural marvels. These can be summarised as the black, white and blue. The...

Why Traveling to Africa? Touring Africa is one of the most amazing holidays you could possibly have alone, with friends or with your loved ones. While it’s easy to see that there are many things to do in Africa, there is nothing more interesting than taking Africa holiday tours. Taking a safari can provide you with a close-up look at the wildlife native to this amazing area. If you’re going to be taking the safari with your family, it’s a great way to teach your loved ones about the animals that all live there. How...

If you and your significant other are looking for a romantic place to visit, you most certainly have to consider Melbourne. This Australian city is known for being a multicultural capital that is full of amazing sights but it also boasts a ton of charming spots you can visit together and have a great time. It doesn’t matter if you are celebrating an anniversary or planning on doing something special (ahem, proposal), Melbourne has your back. Check out the handy guide below. Explore the city in creative ways The capital of Victoria...

Australia’s East Coast Highlights Words: Len Rutledge Images: Phensri Rutledge Australia continues to attract many visitors because of its animals, lifestyle and sunshine but just about all are surprised at its size. Australia is larger than Europe so don’t expect to be able to see the whole country in one visit unless you are planning on a three month vacation or a two year working holiday. The East Coast is the most populated area so this is not a bad place to start. From Melbourne in the south to Cairns in the north...

Whether you live in Brisbane or you’re planning on visiting it in near future, consider taking a one day trip to some of the local destinations that will blow your mind with their beauty and an insanely large number of fun activities. These four destinations are just some of them you should not miss out on.  Noosa Heads One of the best destinations you can opt for is Noosa. It is located on the Sunshine Coast and it is only about two hours away from Brisbane. Noosa is a favourite destination for Aussies who are looking...

Are you going to be in Cleveland for a few days? There’s plenty to see and do. Here is a list of some of the top-rated historical sites for this Ohio city. 4 Historical Sites in Cleveland 1.   Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Maybe most writers wouldn’t place the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on a list of historical sites for Cleveland. Those other writers are wrong. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is all about history. Not only will you read displays about the beginnings of the genre, but you will also see historical...