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OVERCROWDING AT FAMOUS RESORT

It may look picture perfect but Australia’s famous resort town of Byron Bay is running at full capacity. May residents say over crowding...

Former royal guesthouse now luxury hotel

Former royal guesthouse with a colourful history is thriving as a luxury hotel in Cambodia. Built by the late ‘King Father’ Sihanouk of Cambodia...

Fantasy masked revelers compete at the Venice Carnival

Marie Antoinette and Casanova were the inspiration behind some of the fabulous and colourful carnival constumes on show in Venice. But in the end...

Tasmanian museum and art gallery undergo facelift

Tasmania’s natural wonders are undoubtedly the main attraction for tourists who head to Australia’s most southern state. But now government officials are hoping a...

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. The 2013...

Filigree jewellery under threat from mass produced goods from Asia

The upcoming wedding season in Kosovo is expected to see the seasonal rise in demand for traditional filigree jewellery. But only a handful of...

Baby crocodiles destined for handbags and shoes

It’s crocodile season in Australia’s Northern Territory, where thousands of eggs are hatching. While the baby crocs will be looked after carefully at one...

Camel milk products set to go global

People in the United Arab Emirates have been drinking camels’ milk for centuries, but now there are plans to go global. Dubai’s plans to...

Ottoman Empire luxury in Dubai hotel

Some 11 million tourists are expected to visit Dubai this year. For celebrity spotters and those looking for luxury, the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, with...

A dog’s life for pampered pooches

Dogs are the new offspring in onc-child China and are increasingly popular, especially with young urban professionals. Many are now looking to capitalize...