Category: Attractions

Lausanne’s Aquatis, photo by Aquatis Aquarium-Vivarium Lausanne

A fresh look at freshwater Aquatis

Lausanne’s Aquatis opened in 2018 as Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium and vivarium, boasting more than 10000 fish and 100 reptiles from all around the world. Lausanne’s Aquatis – Europe’s largest…

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View of Cape Town

Design Destination Cape Town

For its burgeoning creative output, diverse voices and inspiring natural beauty, the mother city - recently named a UNESCO city of design – has established itself as one of the…

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Bread for sale in Jerusalem’s Machne Yehuda Market

Exploring Tel Aviv & Jerusalem through food

As I stand under the baking sun among the rubble of what used to be a parking lot opposite the City of David visitor centre, I can just about piece…

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The spacious Lagoon Suite offers great privacy if you’re traveling with family

Relive the time of emperors and dynasties

Scholars have waxed lyrical about Hangzhou’s West Lake for centuries, and with good reason. There are few landmarks in China that have received the kind of adoration and acclaim from…

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Rome's famed Colosseum is just one of the attractions on the interactive map

This interactive map makes stepping into Rome’s past a reality

You know the saying: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Tour operator Citalia takes the adage to a whole new level: they’ve put together a detailed interactive map…

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The restorted Juanqinzhai theater room is a testament to the lavish styles of the time

Forbidden City’s elusive Qianlong Palace gears up for its first-ever public unveiling

China’s storied Forbidden City in Beijing is as beautiful as it is elusive. The City served as the former Imperial Palace through numerous dynasties China continues its reclamation of past…

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Akureyri transforms into a veritable winter wonderland in Dec

Christmas with a twist

Ah, Christmas - the most wonderful time of the year indeed, a time that encourages reflection after another fulfilling year, and a time to bond with the people closest to…

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1960 MG MGA model used by Elvis in “My Blue Hawaii” film at Presley Motors Automobile Museum

VIP peek into Elvis Presley’s romantic home in Memphis

Graceland is the luxurious home of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n Roll. Elvis sang some of the most romantic songs of our lifetime, including songs like Love Me…

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Balancing rocks outside of Harare

Hunting cultural treasures in African rock art

“Africa’s rock art is the common heritage of all Africans, but it is more than that. It is the common heritage of humanity.” ––President Nelson Mandela. Zimbabwe “Africa’s rock art…

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Avalon at dusk

Santa Catalina is a-waitin’

This rocky island off the coast of Los Angeles is not just a place where wildlife abounds and beaches seductively lure you into relaxation – the people of Santa Catalina…

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