Wine connoisseurs and foodies have plenty to get excited about this year, with a packed roster of gastronomic events taking place around the globe. From celebrity studded culinary masterclasses to grape-stomping competitions, here are 10 Wine and Food festivals that you don’t want to miss.
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Whether you’re picnicking in the park or indulging in gourmet cuisine, the location is just as important as the food itself – after all, who could forget toasting champagne at the pinnacle of the Eiffel Tower or sharing dessert with a window-view over the thundering Niagara Falls? From a personal-butler service atop the world’s highest Ferris wheel to an authentic Aussie barbecue under the outback stars, here are 12 of the world’s best locations for dinner with a view.
As the world’s largest and most populous continent, with more than 50 countries spread across six distinct regions, Asia offers a wealth of experiences. The cultural, geographical and ethnic diversity that exists within Asia ensures travelers with varied interests and levels of experience will find something to cross off their bucket list. Join us for this tour of the Top 25 Things to Do in Asia!
Tasty food, shopping and memorable experiences (particularly the trishaw ride!) made this one of the best group tours we’ve taken on all our travels.
There are 25 haunted spots featured on this list, and plenty more around the world besides what is listed below. How do you pick just one each year in which to spend your Halloween? Well, the good news is that these places retain their scary reputation year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October 31st this year you can turn the rest into a frightening world tour if you want. It may not be a relaxing trip, but at least you’ll keep your adrenaline going at full speed.
Trains often service areas farther away from airports and in many cases, particularly in Asia, offer a much cheaper transit option than flying. And best of all, you get to see the landscape passing by at ground level.
Here are a few of the best rail journeys in Asia.
Located on the southern tip of Malaysia, the city-state of Singapore offers more than just a stopover en route to other exotic locales. But with a tropical rain forest climate and its location only one degree north from the Equator, there are plenty of days when the humid weather takes a turn for the worse and clouds roll in dropping rain on everyone. In fact, on average, Singapore has more than 170 days of rain each year, so the chances of encountering some of the wet stuff on a visit is definitely a possibility.
But don’t despair.
Rain doesn’t mean Singapore cannot be explored. In fact, there are plenty of options for experiences in Singapore that don’t depend on the weather.
With tens of thousands of islands in the Southeast Asian region, there is no end to the exploration opportunities constantly rising from the nearest horizon.
Here’s a list of seven islands to keep your Southeast Asian wanderlust alive.
Food and travel pair together like food and wine. And for the epicurean, a trip revolving around food can really enhance the non-edible delights. Indeed, culinary tourism continues to grow in popularity, and destinations across the globe use their homegrown cuisine and enticement for visitors who love to eat. Imagine a bowl of spicy gumbo after a tour of the Garden District in New Orleans, a medley of fresh Pacific seafood after a walk in Stanley Park in Vancouver, or spicy Indian flavors before a show at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Whether you’re a foodie or a traveler who just loves to eat, you’ll find much to savor and sample in our Top 10 foodie destinations around the world.
I have to admit it had been years since I visited a zoo, with concerns about animal rights and the moral issues involved in keeping wild animals in captivity the main things that kept me away.
But I had heard good things about Singapore Zoo, and about the changed thinking that was now commonplace amongst zoos in many parts of the world, so I decided to take a closer look. I’m glad I did.