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|February 04, 2009
Pacific Delight Debuts 8-Day 'Taiwan Discovery' Program
Culturally isolated from Mainland China for the last 60 years, travelers in search of new exotic explorations are discovering the picturesque East Asian island of Taiwan with Pacific Delight Tours' eight-day Taiwan Discovery program, starting at $1,899 USD per person, based on double occupancy. A four-day Taiwan Highlights tour is also available from $1,059 USD per person, double occupancy. While participants of both experiences will enjoy fascinating cultural and architectural sights in Taiw...
|January 28, 2009
Festivals In The Philippines In 2009
While the free spirited can find an adventure wherever they travel, few would dispute the necessity of a cultural element to add to the excitement. While the Philippines may have an advantage over other destinations when it comes to picturesque tropical landscapes and natural resources, what makes the tropical archipelago a truly unique adventure is the distinct fusion of Asian, Spanish and Middle Eastern cultures which have combined to create a one-of-a-kind people whose pious nature and artist...
|January 20, 2009
Palau: A Destination Of History For World War II Buffs
With the coming 65th World War II Liberation Celebration in Peleliu Island from September 10-17, 2009, escorted by Professor Anderson Giles, World War II buffs will appreciate Palau's plethora of historical elements as well as this one of a kind commemorative adventure. On an on-going basis, and for those who cannot attend the fall celebration, Palau's World War II/Peleliu Excursion is an integral part of Palau's truly unique history, rounding out the varied interests and attractions found wi...
|January 16, 2009
Taj Hotels' Jiva Spa Yoga Retreats
Created 5,000 years ago, the Indian art of yoga represents a deeply experiential, intuitive and transcendental knowledge. In honor of this ancient Indian tradition, Jiva Spas introduces holistic yoga retreats at six scenic Taj locations: Taj Exotica, Goa; Rambagh Palace, Jaipur; Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur; Taj Green Cove Resort, Kovalam; Nadesar Palace, Benares; and Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Mauritius. Jiva Spa yoga retreats provide an overall exposure to the basic principles and practices...
|January 08, 2009
Luxury Tanjung Sanctuary Resort to Open In Langkawi, Malaysia
Langkawi island in northwest peninsular Malaysia will get a new luxury boutique resort. Tanjung Sanctuary Resort will re-open in first half 2009 following a total refurbishment that took a year. The 16-villa (32-key) resort occupies six acres [2.4 hectares] of a 62-acre [25 hectare] plot of native mixed hardwood trees which sweep down on to, in effect, one private sandy beach and five separate sandy coves, two with their own streams. Dusky-leaf and crab-eating monkeys inhabit the Tanjung Sanc...
|January 06, 2009
Welcome In The Year Of The Ox In Hong Kong
Don't want the festive season to end? Then extend it by visiting Hong Kong during the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations, which kick off on January 20, 2009. The start of Year of the Ox will be celebrated in classic Hong Kong style with a host of vibrant colours and attractions. For two weeks, Hong Kong gets set to party for the biggest and most important festival of the Lunar calendar and all are welcome to join the locals for this fun packed event. The highlight of the festivitie...
|December 18, 2008
Taj/andBEYOND Unveils Third India Safari Lodge
Pashan Garh, opening this week, will be the third lodge in the Taj Safaris' tiger circuit - a joint venture between andBEYOND (formerly CC Africa) and Taj Resorts Hotels and Palaces. In addition to amazing wildlife, luxurious cottages and scrumptious local food, guests of Pashan Garh will be offered the unique opportunity to combine a safari with visits to the bustling city of Khajuraho, home to 1,000-year-old temples. Just 25 miles from Pashan Garh, the Khajuraho temples were designated UNESCO ...
|December 16, 2008
5 Events That Make Melbourne, Australia The Place To Visit In 2009
Australian Open Tennis Championships 19 January -- 1 February 2009: Andy Murray joins the cream of the world's best tennis players at Melbourne Park for the first Grand Slam of the year. The 2008 event was the biggest and best in the tournament's history, setting an all-time attendance record of 605,735 fans through the gates. www.australianopen.com Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 7--23 March 2009: Three-Michelin-starred Heston Blumenthal heads UK chefs' line up for the 2009 Mel...
|December 04, 2008
Breakaway Adventures: Eco-Friendly Walking and Cycling Tours Worldwide
Travelers looking for an eco-friendly way to see and enjoy the world in 2009 can find more than 120 options offered by Breakaway Adventures, a U.S.-based tour company specializing in cycling and walking tours throughout the globe. New for 2009, Breakaway Adventures has added cycling tours in the Puglia region of Italy, the Swiss Lakes Region, Austria and the Czech Republic and walking tours in South America and Bermuda to its impressive and varied tour options. Each of the tours, offered in m...
|December 04, 2008
COMO Hotels Adds To Its Group Departure Adventure Retreat Series
Following the success of the inaugural Adventure Retreats in 2008, Uma Paro in Bhutan has re-introduced nine of the set date, group departure itineraries for 2009 while adding two new packages: a multi-activity adventure incorporating biking, hiking, high-altitude golf, overnight camping and whitewater rafting in August, and a photographic-based adventure in November. The multi-activity itinerary makes the most of Uma Paro's spectacular pristine outdoor playground. It's designed for active...
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