Survival tips that may save your life at sea, in the snow, in the...

Adrift at sea For some trips - especially for those out at sea - overpacking is necessary. Arm your fishing boat or sailing vessel with a...

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...

Busan buzzing

A city by the sea is a beautiful thing.Amid the chaos of modern life, surrounded by skyscrapers, neon lights and bustling markets, sometimes all...

In Berlin, the past lives in the present

The Germans have a word “zeitzeuge”, which broadly means that history has a lasting hold on the present. Zeitzeuge comes alive in Berlin, where...

Take it slow in Bhutan

Dzongs top the itinerary in most cities on Bhutan's burgeoning tourist circuit, and for good reason too.They are dramatic structures - former military fortresses...

3 in 4 Singapore football fans plan their holidays around sporting events: Expedia

SINGAPORE - Of 500 Singapore football fans surveyed, 76 per cent have planned holidays around sporting events, and nearly half (46 per cent) admitted...

Check in, be green: 5 earth-friendly hotels for your staycation

The property in Raffles City got a facelift this year with a multi-million-dollar refurbishment of its south tower that wrapped up in August.Rooms are...

Go on a walking tour and see India on foot

When Mr Nitin Amlani moved to Bangalore with his family for work in 2013, he found himself in an unfamiliar territory.Originally from the state...

Coronavirus: Britain mulls ‘air bridges’ with low-risk countries

LONDON (AFP) - Britain confirmed on Tuesday (June 2) it was looking at establishing "air bridges" with countries with low rates of coronavirus, exempting...

Expedia CEO, finance head quit after clash with board

SAN FRANCISCO • Expedia Group's chief executive officer Mark Okerstrom and finance head Alan Pickerill have resigned with immediate effect following a disagreement with...

Cecilia Cheung and family asked to leave HK-bound plane

HONG KONG • Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung's  recent vacation to Thailand was marred at the end when her family were ejected from a...

No passport required: Jump in tourists from India and Vietnam

Fashion designer Radhika Gupta, who hails from Kolkata, India, has been to Singapore seven times in the last 14 years.The 33-year-old was here just...

Sammi Cheng, Andy Hui spotted together

HONG KONG • It looks like all is forgiven between Hong Kong singer Sammi Cheng and her husband, singer Andy Hui. Hui, 51, was caught...

Summer break in Finland under the midnight sun

It is midnight in Rovaniemi, Finland, and I am floating face up on a lake. Clouds drift slowly across a sky that never gets...

Disgust over passengers’ in-flight antics

Facing unfamiliar situations, getting lost and dealing with other people's unpleasant habits are all part of the experience of travelling. Documenting these experiences and...

Bountiful Bendigo: Discover the Australian town’s artsy side

SINGAPORE - Over a century ago, the Australian city of Bendigo was one of the richest cities in the world, with hundreds of people...

Blazing new trails around the world

“What a way to live!” I said to Renata, a 33-year-old Brazilian, after hearing the story of how she had sold her co-working company...

This 29-year-old has been to 99 countries and wants to visit 100 by 30

SINGAPORE - 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...

Singapore Flyer reopens after 4-month suspension

The spokes of the Singapore Flyer have begun turning again after four months of suspension, but the attraction's operating hours will be cut by...

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...

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