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5 amazing bars in Beijing you need to visit

The capital city of China, Beijing is a vast sprawling metropolis which also proudly bears special corners of ancient China. At the end of a long day exploring the likes of the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace – just the beginning of Beijing’s endless list of attractions – you’re going to want to wind down your day in one of the best restaurants or bars the city has to offer.   You’ll find somewhere to eat or drink on every corner, whether it’s a street food stand, a c.. Read More >


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5 of the best ways to enjoy the Whitsunday Islands

Among the most beautiful of the Great Barrier Reef islands, the Whitsunday Islands are becoming a popular tourist destination in their own right, thanks to their stunning scenery and brilliant activities. The Whitsundays are made up of 74 islands in total, each offering white sands, lush forests and pure tranquility.   Many visitors will take just a Whitsundays day tour, while others will want to explore the Whitsundays further and take on all of the adventures these wonderful islands have.. Read More >


5 activities and things to do in Queenstown you shouldn’t miss

Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of New Zealand, thanks to its proximity to the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu and the Shotover River. Whether you’re after a thrilling, adrenaline-fuelled activity to get the heart pumping, or something a little more gentle that offers up incredible views, there are a whole host of brilliant things to do in Queenstown. Here are five activities you shouldn't miss! Shotover Jet   From the moment you set off on the state-of-the-art jet boat, Shotover.. Read More >


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6 of the best sports attractions and stadium tours in Australia

Offering a variety of world class sport ranging from cricket to rugby, horse racing and its very own Aussie rules football (AFL), Australia is renowned for its sporting heritage and is home to some of the world’s most iconic sporting venues. As part of our guided tours of Australia departing from the UK, you’ll get to visit many of the sports stadiums and grounds up close, and even take a tour of them if you wish. We’ve delved into just some of the very best Australia stadium tours and sports at.. Read More >


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Botanical gardens in China that’ll delight garden lovers

One of the main reasons that China is such a popular travel destination is its spectacular nature, whether it’s the variety of natural landscapes, which can range from lush forests to dazzling lakes and dramatic mountains, or the sheer biodiversity of this vast country, which is home to pandas, leopards, monkeys and elephants.   This biodiversity can not only be seen in China’s fauna but also its flora, which encompass everything from dainty flowers to towering ancient trees. The botanical.. Read More >


Keeper for a Day at Taronga Zoo Sydney, Australia

4 fantastic ways to get up close to animals in Sydney

From kangaroos to koalas, Australia is renowned for its diverse native wildlife. As Australia’s largest city, Sydney is one of the best places to take part in a variety of animal encounters, meeting a whole host of Australian animals, from wallabies to crocodiles. If the native wildlife is one of the main reasons you’re visiting, check out these top animal encounters in Sydney and get close to some truly fascinating animals in Australia. Photo credit: Rick Stevens Taronga Zoo Sydney One of two z.. Read More >


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6 observation decks in Australia offering stunning views

Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra… the list of great Australian cities to visit is endless. And when you’re there it’s easy to see why they are such a joy to visit – not only are they home to a variety of wonderful attractions, but also some incredible views and architecture. Undoubtedly the best way to take in one of these charming cities is by observation deck – from up high you can enjoy stunning views out over the entire city and beyond. Here are some of the best observation decks in Austra.. Read More >


Wai O Tapu Geothermal Pool New Zealand

7 of the best geothermal pools in New Zealand that’ll make you feel like new

A lakeside town and region on New Zealand’s North Island, Rotorua is one of the most romantic places in New Zealand, famed for its geothermal pools and hot springs. The geothermal pools in Rotorua are great to visit at any time of year, with the incredible geothermal landscapes and geysers offering endless photo opportunities. Their naturally warm waters are also perfect for relaxing in and letting all of your stresses slip away. If you’re looking to enjoy the Rotorua hot springs experience for.. Read More >


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Great ways to see Kakadu National Park

The largest National Park in all of Australia, covering 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu National Park is one of Australia’s most spectacular places to visit.   There are several reasons why you should visit Kakadu National Park. With its diverse landscapes ranging from wetlands and forests to gorges and waterfalls, Kakadu is teeming with wildlife. It’s also famous for its ancient rock art and Aboriginal heritage. As a result, the National Park has been listed twice as a UNESCO World Herita.. Read More >


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Five Waipara Valley wineries we really recommend visiting

Part of New Zealand’s famous Canterbury wine region, the Waipara Valley is just an hour north of Christchurch and a perfect destination for those who love their food and drink. Thousands visit Waipara Valley not only for the food produced amongst its rolling hills, such as venison, beef and organic fruits and vegetables, but also to sample the wines made at the dozens of wineries in the area. The Waipara Valley region is especially renowned for its Pinot Noirs and Rieslings, and other varieties.. Read More >



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