The quaint Chinese village of Zhouzhuang may not command the same attention as nearby Shanghai, but the town’s preservation as the country’s oldest water town gives travellers the chance to delve into a historically significant past.
Luxury boutique hotel manager Andreas Breitfuss is on a mission to climb Mount Everest and he literally trains, late at night, up an especially-made rock wall on the Tower Lodge estate in the Hunter Valley.
Our Travel With An Open Heart project found a shocking statistic: According to UNICEF there are an estimated 150 million children living or working on the streets worldwide. Many are beggars and vulnerable to prostitution.
Sailing is one of my passions and Intrepid Travel’s options for 2012 look pretty good to me. And you get to meet a whole crew of people with the same interests. There’s truely no better way to explore the Greek islands.
Pro-democracy activists in Burma now encourage tourism as a way to get money into the hands of locals, which is easier said than done. Lonely Planet tips Burma as one of the Top 10 places to visit in 2012