Experiences

The lost diggers exhibition

This outstanding exhibition is akin to finding priceless buried treasure, and in a way it is. The small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines in the First World War. It was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back… Read more »

The world’s most unique day trip

Explore Antarctica with a sightseeing flight over the frozen south

The Vine Runner South Africa

Just how far you’re willing to go for a good glass of wine?

A Culinary Adventure

Eating is a full-time occupation in Istanbul with visitors able to graze on Turkish treats from street stalls five-star restaurants.

Deyrolle Taxidermy. Paris, France

Deyrolle deserves honourable mention on account of it being the single strangest shop in all of Paris

Witches Market, La Paz, Bolivia

The Witches’ Market in La Paz is packed with shops selling goods used in local Aymara rituals

Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, Hong Kong

The Bird Garden is near the flower market, one of the brightest and prettiest parts of Hong Kong

Gypsy Bride Market. Mogila, Bulgaria

If you’re hard-pressed to find a blushing bride, you might consider a visit to the Gypsy Bride Market

Yongsan Electronics Market, South Korea

If it blinks, beeps, whizzes, whirs or walks chances are good you’ll be able to buy it at Yongsan Markets

Alodaw Pauk Pagoda Market. Inle Lake, Burma

Alodaw Pauk Pagoda weekly market brings together local hill tribe villagers to swap wares.

Bohemian Rhapsody

  Castles, knights in shining armour, beer, strudel and classical music give Sue Wallace an insight into some of Europe’s grandest cities. The silvery moon is creeping over the ramparts of Cesky Krumlov’s fairytale castle as I peek from the window of Hotel Ruze, a former 16th century Jesuit dormitory in the UNESCO World Heritage… Read more »

Ratchawat Market Bangkok Thailand

Wander Ratchawat Market, a sprawling playground of street carts, food stalls, and hole-in-the-wall eateries.