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Cultural Travel

Get a dash of culture with your travels and learn a new way of life.

Worming your way through The Big Apple

Times Square New York City Let’s not beat around the bush – New York is the most exciting city that I have ever visited. I’ve visited many cities, but nothing tops New York for the vibe that you get just being there. My arrival was by train, straight into Pennsylvania Station in the heart...

A Walk Through Cairo, Egypt

Credit: Belinda Jackson Lined with palaces, mosques, merchant’s mansions and markets, Cairo’s Al-Muizz is a contender for the Middle East’s most beautiful street. It’s the ancient thoroughfare of medieval Cairo, the lifeblood of a dozen centuries: every time I return to Cairo, I find...

Game of Thrones Studio Tour Belfast

Image: Game of Thrones Studio Tour Game of Thrones is, arguably, one of the finest and most popular television shows ever produced. Now, the Game of Thrones Studio Tour has opened in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Located at one of the acclaimed series’ original filming locations at Linen...

Enchanting Chaplin’s World Museum in Vevey

Image: Steve Collins Vevey is an attractive Swiss town on the shores of Lake Geneva where you can journey up the hill to visit the enchanting Chaplin’s World Museum. Charlie Chaplin was one of the world’s greatest comedic filmmakers. He wrote, directed and starred in his own films during...

First Americans Museum Oklahoma

Image: Mark Dreadful Water Cherokee Phoenix The First Americans Museum opened recently in Oklahoma City to great fanfare in way of a celebration of the cultures of the First Nations people. I had often wondered what Oklahoma meant, and it is a Choctaw term meaning either `honoured people’...

Overview: Rotorua

From crystal-clear streams and magical forests to epic biking trails and explosive geysers, Rotorua has it all. Experience Māori culture, hospitality and food here – try a hangi feast cooked in the steaming ground or take a tour of an authentic pre-European village. Sitting...

Israel Overview

Israel is truly a country of contrasts. Within its 22,000 square kilometres lives a population of 9.2 million. The three major monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all have deep historical ties to the region. Israel is a country that has a human history going back...

Overview: Fukuoka

Fukuoka Prefecture is the gateway to Kyushu, Japan’s third-largest island. The prefecture is made up of four regions: Fukuoka, including Fukuoka City, Chikuho, Kitakyushu, and Chikugo.  The prefecture has so much to offer, from breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and incredible...

Eat Play Stay in Vietnam

Danang on the central coast of Vietnam is famous for its long white sandy beaches and luxury resorts on the shore, perfect for families or couples looking for a restful seaside break. Head west up to the hills behind by cable car to find the whimsical town of Bà Nà founded in,1919 as a...

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Eat Play Stay in Mauritius

Mauritius shows off its beauty and offers adventure everywhere you look or go on this magnificent island of 2040 square kilometres, ringed by the Indian Ocean, the only known home to the ancient and now extinct Dodo bird. Located 200km off the south eastern coast of Africa, it was formed...