Countdown of the Best Places on the Planet- No. 499
Thailand:Grand PalaceBangkok groans under the weight of gold at its shimmering wats and temples, but the Grand Palace, and the adjacent royal monastery at Wat Phra Kaew, raise the bar even higher. This vast, fairy-tale compound is the zenith of Thai architecture,...
Countdown of the Best Places on The Planet- No. 500
You can’t visit Philadelphia without paying homage to America’s creation legend in this shady city park, dotted with buildings where the seeds of Revolutionary War were planted and the US Goverment came into being.
The Best Place To Be Today – 13 November
Covering Florida’s Southern tip, the 6070 sq km Everglades is the 3rd largest national park in the USA. It’s the country’s largest subtropical wilderness.
It is World Heritage listed and it’s a wetland of global importance. Simply, the Everglades are natural royalty.
The Best Place To Be Today- 06th November
Think bungee jumping, but with a very urban, very Auckland twist. New Zealand’s largest city also presents one of the country’s largest adrenaline rushes: Skyjump, a 192m, cable-controlled BASE jump from the tallest building in New Zealand.
The Best Place To Be Today – 30th October
Think Holly wood hiked up to 11, or the Oscar’s with added derring-do: the Banff Mountain Film Festival is an international competition of short films and documentaries that focuses on mountain sports and lofty environments.
The Best Place To Be Today – 23rd October
If you like the idea of plummeting off a cliff with another person strapped to your back, you won’t find many better places to do so than the Turkish town of Oludeniz. The resort is set around a sheltered lagoon, on the country’s Turquoise Coast.
Jao, Okavango Delta
In the heart of the Okavango, luxurious Jao is set amongst islands fringed with riverine forests and vast, floodplains with prolific wildlife.
Beyond the classic Greek white and blues, Santorini is an island of burnt oranges, butter yellows, royal purples and tinted pinks. The volcanic isle is home to a world famous Caldera, edged by 300m…