Video of the week: Watchtower of Turkey

With more than 3500 kilometres travelled in 20 days, capturing landscapes from the bluish tones of Pamukkale to the warm ones of Cappadocia, Leonardo Dalessandri passes through a great variation of colours, light and weather, and through six other cities. He crossed Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Istanbul and Konya; and tasted baklava, kunefe, doner, the Turkish…


The world’s longest and highest zip line

Shares 789 The world’s longest and highest zip line will officially open on the UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais, next month. With the exact length of the zip line remaining a closely-guarded secret until the multi-million dollar adventure tourism product’s opening, the zip line will propel the UAE’s most northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah…


Top 5 yacht charter honeymoon destinations

By Geoff Moore on Jan 23, 2018 in Africa, Asia, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean, Cruises & Boat Travel, Cyprus, Europe, France, Greece, Honeymoons, Maldives, Middle East, Regions, Seychelles, Speciality Travel, Turkey, Western Europe Shares 283 For those looking for an unrivaled honeymoon experience, a yacht charter offers it all. With a dedicated Captain, crew and…


10 reasons why Oman is more luxurious than Dubai

Shares 281 Oman is more Arabia than Armani, more Lawrence of Arabia than Levi jeans, more Sultanate than Starbucks: a dreamy destination increasingly on discerning travellers’ wish-lists. South of brash and glitzy Dubai, Oman is the quiet good-living neighbour. Sultan Qaboos, the Mr Nice Guy of the world’s absolute rulers, who deposed his father in…


6 unique things to do in Abu Dhabi

Shares 414 Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and its richest city. Home to man-made islands, silver skyscrapers, mega malls and lavish palaces, it is a modern, cosmopolitan city and a popular tourist destination. Here are six unique things to do in Abu Dhabi: Ride the world’s fastest roller coaster If…


13 of the best national parks to visit in May

By Paul Johnson on May 01, 2018 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Argentina, Asia, Europe, Featured, Florida, India, Israel, Leisure Travel, Middle East, Minnesota, Namibia, North America, Regions, South Africa, South America, Spain, Speciality Travel, United Kingdom, USA, Virginia, Washington, Western Europe, Zambia Shares 631 May is a wonderful time of year to get out and…


14 of the best cities to visit this April

By Paul Johnson on Mar 22, 2018 in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Chile, Cuba, Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Middle East, Morocco, New Zealand, North America, Oceania, Oklahoma, Portugal, Regions, South Africa, South America, Spain, USA, Western Europe Shares 560 April can be a fantastic time of year to get away and…


5 cool boutique hotels to visit in 2018

Shares 409 Instagrammable gems of the accommodation world, the best boutique hotels deliver memorable escapes with bucket-loads of originality and panache.  Warm, personal service is a given – as are bespoke, well-considered interiors.  Read on for our top-picks to add to your wander-lust wishlist for 2018 and beyond: Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman This clifftop retreat…

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