Chongqing – China

Chongqing is the largest municipality in southwest China. It is a modern port city on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers. With an area of 31, 800 square miles (82,400 square kilometers), it shares borders with provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Sichuan, and Shaanxi. As … Continue reading Chongqing – China

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HAVING A WHALE OF A TIME: SWIMMING WITH THE WHALES OF HA’APAI

When I look back on my time in Tonga, the words ‘awe-inspiring’, ‘magnificent’ and ‘unbelievable’ spring to my mind, but even these words seem to fall short. I have been sitting in this chair for 30 minutes trying to think of better words, but I just realised that there aren’t any. There are truly no … Continue reading HAVING A WHALE OF A TIME: SWIMMING WITH THE WHALES OF HA’APAI

Short Break in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the perfect destination for a short break. Whether you’re looking to pack everything in to one jam packed weekend break, or pick your highlights from Hong Kong’s’ Top Things To Do, we’ve got options and ideas to suit every budget and every style of traveller. From Temples to the iconic Victoria Harbour,  … Continue reading Short Break in Hong Kong

Emerging Destinations Around the World

  1/14 Belgrade, Serbia Go for: An arts and nightlife scene In recent months, you may have seen an article (or three) asking “Is Belgrade the new Berlin?” And though the capitals are radically different, the Berlin baptism is, in a way, a sign that the Serbian city is hitting its stride. Though conflict remains … Continue reading Emerging Destinations Around the World

Cambodia – Preah Khan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Preah Khan (Khmer: ប្រាសាទព្រះខ័ន; “Royal Sword”) is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built in the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located northeast of Angkor Thom and just west of the Jayatataka baray, with which it was associated. It was the centre of a substantial organisation, with almost … Continue reading Cambodia – Preah Khan