Spring flower displays

Blooming Baroque, Ludwigsburg, Germany The semi-permanent Blooming Baroque garden show in Ludwigsburg, Germany, has been welcoming visitors to its 30 hectares of manicured gardens since 1954. Visit the palatial grounds of the 18th-century Residenzschloss between March and November and you can not only see displays filled with spring flowers, but also visit bird aviaries and oriental gardens, cruise past Grimm Brothers fairytale […]

Going it alone

A major factor in mastering the art of solo travel is selecting the right destination. Whether it be a multi-country trip or a city break, some regions are more suited to the solo-travel experience than others; but with a plethora of possibilities, it’s hard to know where to start. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of 10 sure-fire […]

Visit Zealandia

What if your school books actually got it all wrong, though? There is now strong evidence there’s an eighth continent, mostly under the ocean – and no, it’s not the lost city of Atlantis. It’s one you might actually have visited. It’s called Zealandia.  About the size and shape of Greenland, Zealandia (also called Tasmantis, […]

Immerse yourself in Fiji

Though spread out – the 330 islands of the Fijian archipelago are scattered over a whopping three million square kilometres – the country is chock full of authentic, off-the-tourist-trail experiences that offer a genuine immersion into Fiji’s culture, nature and local lifestyle. Village visits and homestays Anyone who has ever pulled ashore to a Fijian […]