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06 Feb 2018
What the hell is a 'flashpacker'? Travel Weekly
No, we haven't misspelt 'backpacker', but rather are shining a light on a whole new type of traveller, and they're not schlepping around with giant packs and ...
A new class of luxury hostels in Asia caters to ‘flashpackers’ - South China Morning Post
13 Jan 2018
A new class of luxury hostels in Asia caters to ‘flashpackers’ South China Morning Post
The baby boomer generation has spawned a new breed of traveller who demands deluxe dorms and hotel-like facilities. We take a look at how the 'poshtel' ...
Cairns hotels: Esplanade Central development approved - The Cairns Post
12 Dec 2018
Cairns hotels: Esplanade Central development approved The Cairns Post
A LUXURY 76-room hotel with a rooftop bar over the busiest McDonald's restaurant in Cairns has the thumbs up to start construction next year. Esplanade ...
Rise of the flashpacker: Millennials splash more cash on holidays, less on travel insurance - Mozo.com.au
08 Feb 2018
You've heard of millennials, yuppies, DINKs and perhaps even HENRYs, but new research may well have unveiled a novel class of young, cashed-up, ...
Northern Alberta family sells home, belongings to ‘give’r’ on year-long globetrotting getaway - Global News Calgary
08 Oct 2018
Geoff and Patty Turnquist are leaving their jobs for now and have sold their home in Alberta's Peace Country region -- along with many of their possessions -- to ...
Australia experiencing the emergence of new young travellers; the flashpackers - The West Australian
04 Feb 2018
Australia experiencing the emergence of new young travellers; the flashpackers The West Australian
A new variety of Australian tourist has emerged ... the flashpacker. This holiday-bound creature has been described as between 18 and 24 years old, with a high ...
Are you a backpacker or a 'flashpacker'? - Daily Mail
01 Jan 2015
Are you a backpacker or a 'flashpacker'? Daily Mail
Backpacking around the globe on a budget has evolved into 'flashpacking' as working professionals live it up on holiday. This can include wine-tasting and ...
Where to go flashpacking* | Travel - The Times
03 Jun 2017
Where to go flashpacking* | Travel The Times
1 Cool Colombia Just saying “trek to the Lost City” sounds alluring, but after hiking along jungle paths for several days it is good to know that there's s.
Glampacking, Flashpacking: Backpacking boutique hostels - NEWS.com.au
07 Dec 2015
OLIVER Briggs' first night backpacking in Australia was not a good welcome to the country.
Traveller vs tourist: The worst thing about being a travel snob - Stuff.co.nz
22 May 2018
It might be nice to believe that you're seeing the world in a more sophisticated, more "authentic" way than everyone else, but you're probably not.
Top 10: the best hostels in Bangkok - The Telegraph
21 Jul 2017
Top 10: the best hostels in Bangkok The Telegraph
An insider's guide to the best hostels in Bangkok, including the top places to stay for a city-centre location, private rooms, female-only dorms, breakfast, ...
Flashpackers do it in style - Sydney Morning Herald
22 Feb 2006
Flashpackers do it in style Sydney Morning Herald
In the old days, you took a 26-hour bus trip through bandito territory, crashed in a 10-bed dorm (bedbugs stayed free) and ate $1 fried rice from a street stall.
The Best Cities for Flashpackers to Visit in 2016 - Huffington Post UK
26 Feb 2016
The Best Cities for Flashpackers to Visit in 2016 Huffington Post UK
Flashpacking is the new backpacking, designed for keen travellers who don't like to slum it. You don't have to be poor to explore and you don't need be a ...
Flashpacking around the Thai islands you've (possibly) never heard of - Stuff.co.nz
10 Jul 2016
Ever since a *fresh*-faced Leonardo DiCaprio discovered The Beach, we've all been searching for – or at least daydreaming about – stumbling across our own ...
Hiking the Jordan Trail to Petra - Condé Nast Traveler
25 Apr 2018
Hiking the Jordan Trail to Petra Condé Nast Traveler
A new cross-country trekking route is drawing adventure-seeking visitors to Jordan once again.
How budget travel has evolved from hippies, the original backpackers, to flashpacking - Daily Mail
01 Feb 2015
As from camping came glamping, backpacking has led to flashpacking. This is how we went from hippies exploring the Silk Road to today's wanderers who still ...
Cambodia's backlash against 'disrespectful' party culture - The Guardian
02 Feb 2018
Siem Reap depends on tourists, but 10 have been arrested as the Angkor Wat town starts to lose patience.
Where in the world is Abdullah Al Jumah? - EsquireMe
14 Aug 2016
Where in the world is Abdullah Al Jumah? EsquireMe
Abdullah Al Jumah is a self-proclaimed Saudi 'flashpacker' who spends his time traveling around the world and posting about his experiences all over social ...
'Flashpacking' costs glamorous backpackers £3,000 before they've even bought their flights - Metro
16 Sep 2013
Back in the day, a trusty compass, a map and a disposable camera were all vital tools for young globetrotters as they trudged through the wilds of Thailand.
The 15 Best New Restaurants in Oklahoma City - Eater
29 Jan 2018
Today Eater returns to Oklahoma City to focus on 15 of the most in-demand restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. We turn to Nathan Aguilera, the OKC native and ...
Flashpacking vs Backpacking: Tips on where to splash your cash and when to budget travel - TNT Magazine
13 Jul 2013
Flashpacking vs Backpacking: TNT's guide on when to splash cash while travelling and when to save your pennies.
Why this investment banker quit his job at Merrill Lynch to bring 'flashpacking' to Sydney - Business Insider Australia
18 May 2016
Why this investment banker quit his job at Merrill Lynch to bring 'flashpacking' to Sydney Business Insider Australia
It's a well-known fact that Sydney isn't cheap — especially when it comes to accommodation.
4 Springtime Adventures Unlike Any Other - Forbes
21 Apr 2016
From swimming in glacier water between continents to glamping in the Australian bush, these are the adventures that you should be going on this spring.
Asia's Hostels Might Need A Facelift As 'Poshtels' Hit The Region - Forbes Now
07 Nov 2016
The latest thing in travel and tourism is the "poshtel," a hybrid between hotel and hostel, with its guests dubbed "flashpackers."
Navigate Travel appoints Rooster as its first UK PR agency - The Drum
30 Oct 2018
Navigate Travel has appointed Rooster as its first UK PR agency to boost bookings for its MedSailors, Yacht Getaways and Wild Kiwi brands.
First look at $10m-plus Esplanade Central hotel development - The Cairns Post
11 Nov 2018
First look at $10m-plus Esplanade Central hotel development The Cairns Post
A LUXURY hotel development “on the best corner in Cairns” is set to change the face of the Esplanade. The Esplanade Central hotel development above the ...
The best hostels in Marrakech - The Telegraph
15 Feb 2018
The best hostels in Marrakech The Telegraph
An insider's guide to the best hostels in Marrakech, including the top places for clean and quiet rooms, roof terraces, swimming pools, quirky interiors, convivial ...
10 luxury hostels that will change your view of budget accommodation forever... - Irish Independent
29 Aug 2014
Can hostels really be both classy and cheap? Absolutely. A new breed of luxury hostel is shaking up Europe's budget accommodation scene, offering ...
Top 10 good-value hotels in Singapore - The Guardian
05 Mar 2014
Top 10 good-value hotels in Singapore The Guardian
It's the world's most expensive city, packed with luxury hotels, but where do you go when you want style at a good price? We have the top picks.
Malaysia: Treasure Island - New Zealand Herald
08 Nov 2018
Malaysia: Treasure Island New Zealand Herald
Tim Roxborogh finds someone to share 'his' haven in the South China Sea. I've been booking holidays to the same mountainous, jungle-covered island in the ...
10 of the best budget stays in Penang - The Guardian
05 Aug 2014
10 of the best budget stays in Penang The Guardian
Hostels and B&Bs in Penang now offer travellers on a budget more style and amenities than ever. With the George Town festival in full swing, John Brunton ...
Grown-up global style for an exotic home update - Telegraph.co.uk
16 Apr 2016
Grown-up global style for an exotic home update Telegraph.co.uk
Less backpacker, more flashpacker – the globetrotter trend has grown up. Think natural textures, bold prints and rich, earthy tones. Accessories, from a selection, ...
The best of Cambodia, whether you’re a backpacker or millionaire - South China Morning Post
31 Jan 2017
The best of Cambodia, whether you’re a backpacker or millionaire South China Morning Post
Once a backpackers' haven, Cambodia is shaking off its image as a cheap holiday destination to dive into the realms of luxury. Here's how to enjoy it whatever ...
Amazing drone footage showcases Peru's 'Rainbow Mountain' - 9Elsewhere
29 Mar 2017
A touring company has taken a drone along on a trek through the Andes – and the results are nothing s...
The dark side of tourism in Thailand - Business Insider
14 Oct 2018
The dark side of tourism in Thailand Business Insider
Thailand is one of the most desired destinations among tourists. But safety, refugee issues, and human trafficking remain grave concerns in the country.
PHIO details health insurance complaints - ITIJ
07 Mar 2018
The number of complaints made to Australia's Private Health Insurance Ombudsman (PHIO) rose by 30 per cent between 2016 and 2017.
Top 10: the best budget hotels in Bangkok - The Telegraph
13 Jul 2017
Top 10: the best budget hotels in Bangkok The Telegraph
An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Bangkok, featuring the top places to stay for comfortable rooms, rooftop pools, buzzing bars, eclectic design and ...
Travelling solo? Here's everything you need to know - Evening Standard
10 Nov 2017
Travelling solo? Here's everything you need to know Evening Standard
There are many reasons why you might have put off your travel dreams — maybe your friends dropped out like flies or plans never moved pasted Whatsapp.
Travel is the best way to spend your children's inheritance - Telegraph.co.uk
09 Feb 2015
Travel is the best way to spend your children's inheritance Telegraph.co.uk
The day you retire can be simultaneously scary and exhilarating. Your income has been halved at a stroke – if you are lucky. But time, finally, is on your side.
Cheap, Exotic Beach Resorts Around the World - SmarterTravel.com
12 Jan 2009
Cheap, Exotic Beach Resorts Around the World SmarterTravel.com
Just because your money's tight doesn't mean you can't afford a beach vacation to the far-flung hideaway of your dreams. Make an exotic escape a reality with ...
Taking a year off to travel? Here Are 8 Types of People You'll Meet on the Road - Bustle
28 Aug 2014
Summer has come to an end, and while some people are packing their bags to make the big trek back to campus, you're packing your bags for a much different ...
Riad Layla Rouge Hotel Review, Marrakech, Morocco | Telegraph Travel - Telegraph.co.uk
27 Feb 2018
Read the Riad Layla Rouge, Marrakech, Morocco hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best ...
Queens of the north - ABC Online
01 Oct 2015
Queens of the north ABC Online
Stories of running away from home, hitching a ride, forging a passport, changing countries, switching genders, and ultimately becoming a drag queen at ...
Tech Billionaires Plan on New Zealand for Apocalypse - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
15 Feb 2018
Tech Billionaires Plan on New Zealand for Apocalypse Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific.
Riva Surya Hotel Review, Bangkok, Thailand | Travel - Telegraph.co.uk
18 Feb 2018
Riva Surya Hotel Review, Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Telegraph.co.uk
Read the Riva Surya Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel ...
Thailand's top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part two - The Guardian
15 Oct 2013
Following our initial round-up of great beach pads in Thailand, here are 10 more good-value resorts for those who would rather avoid the party hotspots and ...
Penang guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels - The Guardian
16 Dec 2017
Its street food scene is legendary and the capital George Town, one of the hottest destinations in Asia, now buzzes with nightlife – but the verdant island's ...
George Town: Eat Your Way Around Penang's Multicultural Capital - The Beijinger
03 Mar 2018
Fascinating, heritage-rich George Town, the capital of the Malaysian state of Penang (which includes both the island of Penang and a portion of the mainland), ...
No more hippy trail routes as backpackers become tourists - Phys.Org
08 Feb 2016
Low cost airlines, natural disasters, regional competition, tightening visa rules and terrorism have all changed backpacking in South East Asia.
The YHA was set up by volunteer members. Now it's refusing to listen to them - The Spinoff
16 May 2018
Former YHANZ board member and Opoutere YHA member Mark Ebrey argues that the national board of the Youth Hostel Association is losing touch with the ...
I met, married AND became a mum in 9 months! - New Idea
13 Mar 2018
Stuck in a dead-end job, with her relationship in tatters and her milestone 30th birthday looming, Samantha Mitchell was in a bad way. 'I wasn't where I expected ...
Phnom Penh in three days: holiday itinerary | Travel - The Guardian
20 Nov 2013
Phnom Penh in three days: holiday itinerary | Travel The Guardian
WHERE TO STAY. Phnom Penh's hotel scene has seen rapid expansion in recent years, providing plenty of options, from stylish boutique hotels in converted ...
Karl Ove Knausgaard: Norway's Proust and a life laid painfully bare - The Guardian
01 Mar 2014
When Karl Ove Knausgaard began writing the books that have already made him one of the most famous Norwegians in history, he was impelled, in part, by a ...
Is This the Future of the Hotel Minibar? - Condé Nast Traveler
17 Sep 2013
Is This the Future of the Hotel Minibar? Condé Nast Traveler
The Netherlands has a reputation in Europe for being a good place to test-market new concepts in hospitality—just look at chic and cheap hotel chain CitizenM ...
Airbnb another casualty of high property prices in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post
26 Jan 2018
Airbnb another casualty of high property prices in Hong Kong South China Morning Post
While the rest of the world experiences a boom in Airbnb listings and capsule dorms, most visitors to Hong Kong stay in hotels, a survey shows. High property ...
5 lesser-known spots in Cape Town to Instagram this December - Memeburn
23 Nov 2017
Wally's Cave may have been barred from the public, but where else can you snap a trendy yoga selfie in Cape Town this December?
Waterfront backpackers lodge placed on the market for sale - Scoop.co.nz
19 Apr 2017
The only waterfront backpackers accommodation hostel in the Coromandel tourist-magnet township of Whitianga has been placed on the market for sale.
Adam Diment, the superstar spy novelist who vanished for four decades - The Guardian
30 Mar 2017
If Adam Diment hadn't existed, someone would have had to invent him. In fact, someone did, several times. Depending on your cultural touchstones, you might ...
Greek couple raffling off Aegina villa at $74.50 a ticket - Daily Mail
24 Aug 2017
A luxury property worth $2.6 million in the picturesque Greek island, Aegina, is being raffled off for just $74.50 a ticket.
Swiss hostel turns on 'five-spa' treatment for budget travellers - The Guardian
22 Sep 2014
Saas-Fee hostel offers jacuzzis, massage, hot tubs and tapas in region of one of world's most expensive ski destinations.
The Most Popular Instagram Travel Hashtags of 2017 (How Many Did You Use This Year?) - Bravo
28 Dec 2017
Where did you go this year — and what did you share on Instagram? The social media site's Year In Review global data is in, and now you can see where your ...
The year-long honeymoon - Daily Mail
03 Apr 2016
The year-long honeymoon Daily Mail
Kath Kay and husband James sold their car, rented their flat and boarded a plane to Mexico City - just three weeks after their wedding. The duo embarked on a ...
Life after death in Vang Vieng - Bangkok Post
12 Feb 2017
Life after death in Vang Vieng Bangkok Post
The roof rack on the songthaew was built for backpacks, but on this trip into town there was only one. The pink metallic roller bags and airline carry-on had to ...
Easy-Going Hostels That Won't Break the Bank - Inquirer.net
27 Apr 2018
Easy-Going Hostels That Won't Break the Bank Inquirer.net
Labor Day weekend is approaching and last-minute plans are inevitable. But you still have a few days to get some planning in order, like accommodations.
The Tower of London poppies are fake, trite and inward-looking – a Ukip-style memorial - The Guardian
28 Oct 2014
Jonathan Jones: Four million people will flock to see the 888246 ceramic poppies deposited in the Tower's moat to mark Remembrance Day. It's disturbing that ...
Surprising ways to pay for your dream trip abroad - MarketWatch
24 Jul 2014
I hear this from my friends and colleagues all the time: They've always dreamed of traveling, but actually doing it seems out of reach. With everyday financial ...
48 hours in Melbourne: Hotels, restaurants and places to visit - The Independent
06 Oct 2016
48 hours in Melbourne: Hotels, restaurants and places to visit The Independent
Why go now? Melbourne has long prided itself as Australia's arts capital. This year its premier arts showcase, the Melbourne Festival (5-23 October; ...
Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia - The Guardian
29 Aug 2014
Cambodia's capital has some of south-east Asia's most affordable boutique hotels, urban resorts, B&Bs and hostels, writes Lara Dunston.
Only You Boutique Hotel Madrid, Chueca Calle del Barquillo - We Heart
16 Nov 2017
Set within a stunning 19th century palace, Only You's Boutique Hotel Madrid features 125 rooms, each individually designed with colonial overtones, modern art ...
Rose Gold Gifts: Jewellery, Watches, Makeup & More - Glamour.com
22 Dec 2017
Are you obsessed with rose gold or do you have a friend who is? Well, you'll be glad to know there are plenty of rose-gold gifts for their enjoyment...
10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget - The Guardian
18 Aug 2015
10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget The Guardian
See fine art and classical music for free, eat great-value street food and stay in cheap but very stylish hostels … Here are 10 ways to have a brilliant time in ...
Hot in Thailand: Drag shows, zip lines and fancy backpacker digs - CNN Travel
14 Jun 2012
Trade fairs are generally joyless affairs. All those meetings. The speeches. The social networking lunches. The hangover after a night of dancing in the hotel bar ...
World Running Guide: Cusco, Peru :: Health :: Features :: Fitness :: Paste - Paste Magazine
17 Jul 2017
Finding a city's secret spots can only really happen at human speed. In this series, World Running Guide, we'll provide information to help you discover your next ...
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt – review | Books - The Guardian
19 Oct 2013
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt – review | Books The Guardian
Donna Tartt's overlong and tediously Potteresque adventure leaves Julie Myerson baffled and disenchanted.
Fiji's private islands offer a luxury romantic escape | Style Magazine - South China Morning Post
17 Feb 2017
Fiji's private islands offer a luxury romantic escape | Style Magazine South China Morning Post
Fall in love with the island nation of Fiji and get your fill of sea, sunshine and romance on five of its most alluring islands.
Cocaturismo: How Cocaine in Colombia Became a Tourist Attraction - Utne Reader Online
20 Mar 2018
Cocaturismo: How Cocaine in Colombia Became a Tourist Attraction Utne Reader Online
After Pablo Excobar's death, Medellín became even more steeped in the drug trade. Now, cocaine in Colombia had infiltrated every aspect of the culture, even to ...
Artist John Stortz spends 2 years travelling US with rescue dog - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015
Illustrator John Stortz adopted Wolf from a shelter and the dog has become his ultimate travel companion as the two have journeyed across America over the ...
Thailand's secrets: Blissfully quiet beaches, traditional villages and - The Independent
13 Dec 2014
Thailand is a master in the delicate balance of being both exotic and accessible: it delivers a chilli-spiked dose of South-east Asia with all the modern comforts.
What's the best hand luggage bag? - Skyscanner News
10 Jan 2017
What's the best hand luggage bag? Skyscanner News
Go hand luggage only: Skyscanner staff and travel bloggers review the cabin luggage they use for travel, so you can find the best hand luggage bag to suit you.
The Pogues: 30 Years – review | Music - The Guardian
28 Nov 2013
The Pogues: 30 Years – review | Music The Guardian
No one else in rock history has depicted social outcasts so vividly or with such empathy as the Pogues before things went wrong, writes Alexis Petridis.
Shark by Will Self review – a dazzling followup to Umbrella - The Guardian
28 Aug 2014
Self delivers the second volume of his trilogy, and it's a remorselessly daring tale of unorthodox psychiatry and apex predators, writes Stuart Kelly.
Why we love to hate Martin Amis - The Guardian
15 Aug 2014
Why we love to hate Martin Amis The Guardian
Amis is our most controversial and outspoken novelist. As he returns to the Holocaust with a comedy set in Auschwitz, Sam Leith asks why we love to give Little ...
Visiting Beijing? Insiders share their tips - CNN
28 Nov 2017
Beijing is where the modern and traditional mix in exciting ways. Insiders share tips on the best dining, hotels and sights in China's capital.
The Hobbit films set to boost New Zealand tourism - Daily Mail
01 Jan 2015
Following the success of the Lords of the Rings films, The Hobbit movies have proved a boon to tourism in New Zealand where all the films were made.
British holidaymaker captures brutal moment leopard takes down springbok in less than 20 seconds... and then g - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015
Snaps taken by Kevin Wilson, from Leatherhead, Surrey, show terror in the face of the springbok, which met an unfortunate end as it was attacked by the big cat ...
Top travel bloggers reveal ten places you MUST visit in Australia in 2015 - Daily Mail
03 Jan 2015
Daily Mail Australia spoke to the top travel bloggers around the country, using their inside knowledge of the nation's sunburnt backyard to find the ten best ...
Best flight delay ever! Passengers hit by 22-hour wait to return to UK get to see in New Year on beach in Mexi - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015
The Maloneys, from Hatfield in Hertfordshire, were among passengers scheduled to return to the UK on a Thomson flight that departed Cancun, Mexico, ...
First Air installs flight tracking system designed by FLYHT Aerospace Solutions - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015
While attention is paid to aircraft tracking systems following the disappearance of two passenger jets, a Canadian airline's planes are outfitted with a system that ...
Mansplain chosen as Macquarie Dictionary's 2014 word of the year - ABC Online
04 Feb 2015
Macquarie Dictionary announces mansplain as word of the year for 2014, and share plate as the people's choice.
Youth dictionary released - how many words do you know? - Coventry Telegraph
09 Sep 2014
Youth dictionary released - how many words do you know? Coventry Telegraph
Would you be able to hold a conversation with youths these days?
Ryanair misses joke about woman being charged for her 'emotional baggage' - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015
Presenter and comedian Ryan Hand sent the tongue-in-cheek tweet to Ryanair and was quickly met with a question from the company about where the scene ...
Locals Are Discovering The Delights Of Mango Bay - Fiji Sun Online
18 Mar 2017
Locals Are Discovering The Delights Of Mango Bay Fiji Sun Online
John Ross is a Nadi-based marketing and advertising specialist with a long background in tourism. For feedback on this article, please email him: ...
Japanese company offers holidays for TEDDY BEARS - Daily Mail
01 Jan 2015
Sonoe Azuma, 38, of Unagi Travel, based in Tokyo, Japan, organises stuffed animal tours throughout Japan, Europe and the United States.
Saudi Arabia's national airline to introduce gender segregation after a string of complaints from male passeng - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015
Saudi Arabia's national airline is allegedly planning to separate male and female passengers on its flights, in accordance to strict rules enforced by the Gulf ...
Izzit or innit in our best interests? - The Guardian
24 Nov 2013
Izzit or innit in our best interests? The Guardian
Hugh Muir: Black culture doesn't depend on slang. David Lammy was right when he told a group of London sixth-formers that urban street talk wouldn't get them ...
Youth Travel Matters: Understanding the Global Phenomenon of Youth Travel | UNWTO Reports - Hospitality Net (press release)
22 May 2008
Youth Travel Matters: Understanding the Global Phenomenon of Youth Travel | UNWTO Reports Hospitality Net (press release)
This global overview of the youth and student travel industry – reveals the latest trends in youth travel destinations, products and innovations – based on in depth ...
Different types choose option - Otago Daily Times
09 Jan 2010
Different types choose option Otago Daily Times
It was a year many in the tourism industry would rather forget, but 2009 was a good year for the backpacker industry, Hamish McNeilly reports. Have backpack ...
Awesome surf camps around the world - What's On
05 Oct 2015
Awesome surf camps around the world What's On
Learn to ride a wave at one of these gnarly board and lodging surf camps. The idea of standing up on a surfboard may seem like ice-skating in your slippers.
Colonial charm in Penang - NEWS.com.au
18 Sep 2013
Colonial charm in Penang NEWS.com.au
FOR years it was known as the Pearl of the Orient. Then Penang lost its lustre, at least to the outside world as its importance on the globe's trade routes lessened ...
The month-long George Town Festival presents a city that is comfortable in its own skin - The Straits Times
08 Aug 2014
Picture this: disco lights are flashing and a man dressed in a blue checked shirt, with a little chest hair exposed, is belting out Stevie Wonder's evergreen hit, ...