Long Fishing Pier Penang photo via Shutterstock By JJ Fox As the rush hour traffic dies down and the city starts to cool off, an aromatic blend of garlic and spices starts to fill the air. Local food stall owners fire up huge woks and chop away at mountains of fresh vegetables while customers take […]
Proménade des Anglais Photo via Shutterstock By Elizabeth Johnson Nice is both easy and difficult to discover: easy, because a tram runs right through the center of the city; difficult because there is so much more to the city than its center. As a relatively large city in the center of historical, artistic and quaint […]
Ibiza openly welcomes all types of visitors: jetsetters, families and clubbers alike. But only few are aware that long before the clubbing boom, Ibiza was a simple island with natural beauty attracting “hippies” and musicians. Rural Ibiza, away from the busy streets, nightclub scene and loud cafés, is pristine and peaceful. The island is blessed […]
By Elizabeth Johnson French restaurants can be deliciously deceptive, especially for new explorers. Most menus boast similar cuisine, and the country’s brasserie culture—where locals drink apératifs and observe passerby on the patios of every restaurant—presents the illusion that any eatery is both popular and palatable. I have had had the incredible opportunity to spend a […]
Bike in Italy photo via Shutterstock Summer is heating up and most of us are itching for long blissful days in the sun, drinking wine, kissing lovers and strolling wherever the wind moves us. Perhaps Italy is your summer love, or the vibrant markets and rice paddies of Asia are calling you; maybe you’re longing […]
This short film, shot by British filmmaker James W. Griffiths and cinematographer Christopher Moon, uncovers the raw beauty of West Malaysia. The music is by Lennert Busch, the sound design is by Mauricio d’Orey, and the voice of the famed Polish author Joseph Conrad’s words are spoken by Terry Burns.
Sunrise on the beach photo via Shutterstock We all know the deal: all work no play, or at least only seven-30 days of play out of 365 (weekends are debatable when it comes to relaxation) depending on where in the world you live. This infographic, created by Expedia, rounds up the facts about vacation time […]