Namibia

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Namibia

Did you know the name Namibia comes from the Nama word meaning "vast place of nothingness"? Here are 10 interesting facts about Namibia for your own...

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Jewellery

Tips: Travel insurance and jewellery

Most people assume that their jewellery is covered in their travel insurance, but this is rarely the case. Reading the fine print is essential when choosing an...

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The Food of Ramadan

Ramadan is the 9th and holiest month of the Islamic calendar, when Muslims across the world fast during the hours of daylight.

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Sicily

The Sicilian Cart: A moving work of art

Among the island's most recognised folk icons is the "caretto siciliano", an ornately decorated horse- or donkey-drawn cart, which emerged in...

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Hume Highway

Hamilton Hume: The bushman behind the highway

While in 2017 you can drive the entire distance between Sydney and Melbourne in 10 to 12 hours, the original Hume-Hovell expedition in 1824 took 18 weeks....

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Lake Huron Shoreline in the Bruce Peninsula

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron, Michigan provides us with a look into the past at one of the most travelled regions of the Great Lakes...

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A picture of the Mackinac Bridge. The photo was taken from the southern shore of the Lower Peninsula facing St Ignace. The picture shows the Mackinac Bridge.

The Mackinac Bridge – pronounced...

The idea of crossing one of the longest suspension bridges in the US bares no excitement for some, and in the case of the Mackinac Bridge, the sight of this...

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off the coast of Palawan, Philippines

Pearl Divers of Palawan

The Philippines are a traditional source of natural pearls and shells with most pearl farming activity located on the island of Palawan. The Samal-Badjao...

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Empire Builders Begins Filming

Pilot Begins Production on an Epic New Documentary Series Exploring the World's Greatest Empires.

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Philippine Postal Corporation Dia Del Galeon Festival 2010 stamps

The Mighty Manila Galleons

During the heyday of the galleon trade, serving as a focus for trade between China and Europe, Manila became one of the world’s great ports. The Manila...

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