01 Apr 2012 02:13:00 AM
Casa Loma is a grand mansion on 5 acres in downtown Toronto built in the early 1900's and famed for its extravagance and size. Today, "Canada's Castle" and its gardens are open to visitors and offers self-guided audio tours in several languages. Casa Loma has also served as the set for several Hollywood movies, including Chicago and X-Men.
01 Apr 2012 02:03:00 AM
As the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia, the beautiful and graceful temple of Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle and an icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage. Located not far from the Buddhist Borobudur temple, the proximity of the two temples tells us that on Java, Buddhism and Hinduism lived peacefully next to one another.
30 Mar 2012 02:05:00 PM
Located some 4 hours drive from Surabaya, the capital of East Java, Mount Bromo is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park that covers a massive area of 800 square kilometres. While it may be small when measured against other volcanoes in Indonesia, the magnificent Mt Bromo will not disappoint with its spectacular views and dramatic landscapes.
29 Mar 2012 10:22:00 PM
When the lights go down, the "in crowd" heads for Lan Kwai Fong, a buzzing centre of clubs, bars and restaurants. This cheerful warren of Western-style restaurants, nightclubs, delicatessens and bars is a must for night owls and people watchers. Lan Kwai Fong is an L-shaped, cobble-stoned lane surrounded by Central's cluster of skyscrapers
29 Mar 2012 08:20:00 AM
No trip to Hong Kong would be complete without a visit to the Giant Buddha which sits serenely atop Ngong Ping plateau amid the spectacular mountain scenery of Lantau Island. The eyes, lips, incline of the head and even the right hand (raised to deliver a blessing to all), combine to lend great depth of character and dignity to this extraordinary statue.
27 Mar 2012 11:16:00 PM
Vancouver is great to visit if you love the outdoors, but also want the convenience and benefits of a city. Two hours away from world-class ski resort Whistler / Blackcomb and perched on the Pacific Ocean coast, Vancouver holds appeal for soft to extreme adventure lovers.
27 Mar 2012 11:06:00 PM
Quebec City - the official capital of the province of Quebec - offers an experience unlike almost any other in North America. Quebec City’s Old Town itself is a work of art: Cobblestone walkways, well-preserved 17th century architecture, café culture and the only North American fortress walls that still exist north of Mexico - all of which has given it status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
24 Mar 2012 11:07:00 PM
Ha Long Bay is located in the northeastern part of Vietnam and constitutes part of the western bank of Bac Bo Gulf, including the sea area of Ha Long City and Cam Pha Town and part of Vân Don island district. It abuts Cat Ba Island in the southwest. Toward the west is the shore with a 120 km-long coastline. It is located within 106o58’-107o22’ east longitude and within 20o45’- 20o50’ north latitude. The site is 1553 sq. km with 1969 islands of various sizes, of which 989 have been named.
18 Mar 2012 09:16:00 PM
Australia’s most famous beach is also the closest ocean beach to the centre of Sydney, about a 20-minute ride by bus. As well as the essential ingredients - great waves, golden sands, and deep blue ocean - Bondi has a beach style all its own.
18 Mar 2012 09:07:00 PM
If you love good food then eating out in Chinatown is a must-do experience. Eat yum cha, a brunch/lunchtime tradition, where you choose from trolleys piled high with assorted Chinese "steam baskets". Don't forget to explore the Spanish Quarter around Goulburn Street.