Category: Attractions

How to recover your sense of calm in Provence

How to recover your sense of calm in Provence

2020 has tested us all to the limit. Our security in work and our freedom to travel where we wish has been limited. We have worried about the health of our family and friends and potentially experienced loss and grief. While there have been difficult years in history, none have been so challenging in living […]

5 amazing luxury experiences in Australia that you can gift this Christmas

5 amazing luxury experiences in Australia that you can gift this Christmas

If you’re an Australian resident looking to gift something for that hard-to-buy-for person who already seems to have everything they want or could possibly need, then how about purchasing an enriching experience rather than that unimaginative pair of socks?! Thanks to the many and varied experienced offered by RedBalloon, leaders in gifting experiences, help is […]

Another 100 coffins discovered at Saqqara Necropolis

Another 100 coffins discovered at Saqqara Necropolis

Saqqara Necropolis has not failed to surprise us more than once with many concealed secrets. One hundred coffins that are intact, sealed and painted have been unveiled inside three newly discovered burial shafts of 10 to 12 meters deep, dug more than 2,500 years ago. The Saqqara Necropolis has kept hidden for all these centuries […]

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12 off-beat experiences in Rajasthan, India

The land of colourful cities, vibrant palaces, a legacy of Maharajas and Havelis, Rajasthan always welcomes its guests with its royal essence. Rajasthan is an incredible state of India that has the majestic grandeur and age-old opulence. The pink city Jaipur is the capital of this state and home to one of the most notable […]

9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

For fellow world explorers, travel bans and restrictions haven’t killed the travel bug — in fact, it’s probably “bugging” you more than ever before! But even though all the corners of the world may not be at your fingertips just yet, there’s still plenty of exploring to do. I asked my colleague, Esther Klijn, a […]

Photograph of the week: Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon

Photograph of the week: Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon

Deep in the Grand Canyon lives the Havasupai People, the sole guardians of the pristine paradise they call Havasu Falls. “Havasu” means “blue-green water”, and “pai” means people in the Havasupai language. As soon as the falls come into sight, it’s easy to see why these indigenous peoples were proud to carry the namesake of […]

10 reasons to ski at Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park this winter

10 reasons to ski at Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park this winter

For those residing in Japan the prospect of travelling overseas this winter season is increasingly less likely. In the spirit of making the best out of a tough situation, let us instead focus on maximising our enjoyment within Japan and rediscovering some of the magic that is here. As Japan boasts the most ski resorts […]

A perfect day in Bandol, Provence

A perfect day in Bandol, Provence

If you wake up in one of the small boutique hotels that are within distance of Bandol, then your day is already perfect. The light in Bandol and surrounding areas in the morning is glorious; it will flood your room with warmth. Looking out across the view will leave you breathless, the big open skies […]

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Top 10 places to visit in South India

South India is a fascinating region with a wide range of experiences. Bordered by the Arabian Sea in the west, Bay of Bengal in the east and Indian Ocean in the South, the South Indian peninsula is the region encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu as well as the […]

Photograph of the week: Borobudur, Indonesia

Photograph of the week: Borobudur, Indonesia

Borobudur Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest Buddhist Temple in the world containing more Buddha sculptures than any other site in the world; 504 Buddhas to be exact. There is a lot of mystery and uncertainty about exactly when and why the temple was built. One thing is certain though; Borobudur […]

3 museums opening simultaneously in Egypt

3 museums opening simultaneously in Egypt

Even though the pandemic has slowed down any plans for travel, this has not stopped the construction and renovation work of three glorious museums in Egypt. If you’re already enthusiastic about planning a trip to Egypt and learning all about the amazing history it has to offer, now is the perfect time to book your […]

Photograph of the week: Donegal Sea Stacks, Ireland

Photograph of the week: Donegal Sea Stacks, Ireland

Living along the Donegal coast in the Republic of Ireland are just over 100 lonely rock towers called sea stacks. These isolated sea stacks are found in remote, lonely and dramatically beautiful settings in locations that nature has carved out using thousands of years of endless angry seas, wind and rain. Created by the pounding […]

Photograph of the week: Canyonlands, Mesa Arch, Utah, USA

Photograph of the week: Canyonlands, Mesa Arch, Utah, USA

They say that Moab, Utah is the adventure capital of the American Southwest. It is easy to understand why. The never-ending opportunities of outdoor activities; mountain biking, hiking, mountaineering, rafting, kayaking, and sky-diving, are the tip of the proverbial iceberg as far as activities go. The scenery is magical, and not one, but two breathtaking, […]

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23 things to do in Delhi

With a population of over 20 million, Delhi is the second most populated city in India. Historic, vibrant, majestic and intense, a visit to India’s capital is a heady experience. It is an incredibly dynamic city jam-packed with historical sites, Mughal architecture, cutting-edge culture, fabulous eateries, the best shopping and glorious hotels – from colonial-era gems to […]

Top 7 honeymoon destinations of India

Top 7 honeymoon destinations of India

Your honeymoon is such a special time. It is when you get the opportunity to truly connect with your spouse. Experiencing this special time in a land that celebrates love and marital bond can be quite emotionally rewarding. There’s no place in the world that better captures the essence of everlasting love than India. The […]

The top 5 places to visit in Provence

The top 5 places to visit in Provence

Go to Provence, they said. You will love all that you see. And they were right. But Provence-Alpes-Cote d-Azur is a region over 31,000 km2 in area and with over 5 million residents. It is close to the Italian Cinque Terre; it borders other beautiful areas of France, such as the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. When everything is […]