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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...

For a few years now, celebrities and A-listers have been traveling to Mykonos for a VIP break in the sun. This island is full of activities and luxury accommodation where those who enjoy the finer things in life can relax or party the night away depending on what they enjoy. Here, we are going to give you some tips on how you can have a luxurious holiday in Mykonos. Keep reading to find out more about this amazing island and all of the activities that you can enjoy there. Where To Stay The first thing that you’ll need to...

Visiting a new country or exploring new places within your country always has a certain charm to it, especially if you are someone open to new experiences. Australia is one place that has abundant activities and sights that are sure to entice anyone who comes to visit. If you are planning a trip to this beautiful country, you won’t ever be left bored with the vast range of things that are there to do. Australia has something for everyone, whether you want to experience the extravagant nightlife or the peaceful natural surroundings. Finding...

Words: Len Rutledge  Images: Phensri Rutledge The little nostalgic steam engine huffs and puffs its way up the steep track as we leave the lakeside village of St. Wolfgang in Austria. We are bound for the Schafberg Mountain and our carriage is full of expectant and excited people. The joy of travelling in toy mountain trains is unexplainable in words but we all feel it. This is a real adventure. The steepest, steam cog-railway in Austria has been ascending this mountain since 1893. It takes 35 minutes to reach the summit, climbing...

When you hear the words “winter break” what instantly comes to mind? Is it the beautiful charm of festive markets in Munich and Prague? The snowy paradise of the Dalmatian coast in nations such as Croatia? Or is it the beguiling light show of the Northern Lights in Norway and Iceland? Well, winter holidays are definitely not short of options and there is one more cold season getaway that should definitely feature among the answers and that is Slovenia. This little-known country comes into its own during winter and here are five reasons...

As you mention Australia to a foreigner they immediately think about kangaroos, coral reef, endless deserts, and boiling hot weather. Little do people know, but Australia has numerous stunning natural sights that truly make this county stand out from all others. From the north to the south, from east to the west, there are incredible attractions and sights yet to be seen by many people. Some natural attractions are so mesmerizing that leave visitors breathless, and if are wondering what they are, read on to find out. 1. Kakadu Known...

Krabi is well-known as the gateway to the stunning Andaman islands. It’s crystal-clear waters, and unspoiled beaches attract tourists from all over the world. The options for outdoor activities are endless making it a traveler’s paradise. Krabi is the perfect holiday destination for those who love spectacular scenery and relaxation. Each island features turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, limestone cliffs, waterfalls, caves, and exotic wildlife. If you’re planning on island-hopping in Krabi, you can partake in...

Australia is one of the top destinations that everyone seems to dream of visiting one day. By taking a closer look at what this beautiful destination has to offer, it is not a surprise that most people are fascinated by it. From breath-taking beaches to unique wildlife, it seems as Australia has it all. Nevertheless, flying to this marvellous country might take a while, and not to mention that it tends to be quite expensive. Despite the cost, there are numerous reasons to save up and venture across the gorgeous Pacific. A lot of people...

Australia is a truly amazing country for many reasons. It’s a home for many amazing native plants and animals, pleasant people and breathtaking sceneries that can’t be compared with anything else. Hiking and walking tours in Down Under is the reason why tourists from all over the world come to enjoy an active holiday. The diversity of trails over there is unbelievable, so everybody can find something that’s simply perfect for them. If you have been considering trying out hiking in Australia, here are some of the...