Suss out the fake reviews

With a four out of five rating on travel platform TripAdvisor and 130 reviews, The CentrePoint in Chennai, India, looks like a promising budget...

This way to sustainability

Flight shaming has taken off in Europe, where travellers are now reluctant to boast about their globetrotting holidays. After two decades of a budget-air-travel boom,...

Epic China, superfast train

China is vast and that becomes most palpable when speeding through the country on a bullet train. Mega-cities and modern industrial zones flash endlessly...

Sri Lanka’s natural wonderland from a boat

The wind skims across our skin in the back seat of the open-air Bolero as we hurtle along the asphalt roads on the outskirts...

Qantas to test longest non-stop flight from New York to Sydney

SYDNEY (AFP) - A plane and its passengers are set to test the mental and physical limits of long-haul aviation when Qantas operates the...

Like its sister hotel in Singapore, The Fullerton Hotel Sydney opens in a former...

SINGAPORE - In the 1950s, the iconic clock tower of the Sydney General Post Office served as a meeting point for Sydneysiders. Now, the 145-year-old...

Six hotels that were once post offices

1 1898 The Post, Ghent, Belgium This boutique hotel spans the upper levels of the neo-Gothic post office in the heart of Ghent, a port...

China is both epic and intimate by rail

CHINA - China is vast and that becomes most palpable when speeding through the country on a bullet train. Mega-cities and modern industrial zones...

A tight squeeze into history in Greece’s Corinth Canal

Passengers held their breath as their cruise liner became the largest ship to pass through Greece's narrow Corinth Canal last Wednesday, according to its...

SIA cabins remain 4th cleanest in the world

Have you ever had to brush crumbs left behind by the previous passenger off your plane seat? Or dig up crumpled napkins from the...

Your next vacation may be virtual

Japan's biggest airline is betting that the future of travel isn't travelling at all.For the past month, a married couple in Oita Prefecture have...

Riding on the spirit of adventure and people’s kindness, couple set off on their...

While most people in their 30s would be thinking about settling down, raising a family or building their careers, Mr Kelvin Cai and Ms...

Seychelles surprises: More than just powdery beaches and crystal clear waters

I have always pigeonholed the Seychelles as a destination for newlyweds and the uber-wealthy.But after seven days in this nation located 1,600km east of...

Seychelles surprises

I have always pigeonholed the Seychelles as a destination for newlyweds and the uber-wealthy.But after seven days in this nation located 1,600km east of...

Bath time delights

"Oh! Who can be ever tired of Bath?" - Jane Austen, Northanger AbbeyThe beautiful English spa city of Bath, home to ancient hot springs...

Beautiful Bath: Bubbling with history and gastronomic pleasures

BATH, ENGLAND - "Oh! Who can be ever tired of Bath?" - Jane Austen, Northanger AbbeyThe beautiful English spa city of Bath, home to...

A community to hang out with at your convenience

The first thing I spot is the beer tap. Right smack on the counter, it is sleek, shiny and holds the promise of free-flow,...

He has visited 99 countries and he is only 29

Some people collect artwork, cameras or luxury handbags. Mr Daniel Fang’s collection, however, fits neatly in the palm of his hand.The 29-year-old collects passport...

Go wild in 2020: When and where to catch intriguing wildlife around the world

I can still picture the whale.Rubbery tubercles on its lower jaw, crusty barnacles cemented to smooth skin and deep ventral grooves on its mammoth...

Walk on the wild side: Thrill of the chase in South Africa

As landings go, few can match the experience of touching down on the tarmac of a tiny airstrip in the middle of the South...

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