Category Archives: Virtual tours

St. Petersburg beaches

St. Petersburg beaches

St. Petersburg’s glory is its beaches and fun beach towns. You can spend a week relaxing in any of them, or make St. Petersburg your home base and head out to a different beach destination every day. Here are a few to get you started.

For a family-friendly vacation right in the center of all the fun, St. Pete Beach is the obvious pick. This is actually four beach areas combined into one resort town with dozens of hotels, inns, restaurants, and a fun shopping strip.

Best Things to Do in Canada

May: See the Canadian Rockies by Train | Where: throughout British Columbia

Where to go and what to see in Canada?

What is the best place to visit in Canada right now? From driving ice roads above the Arctic Circle, to hob-nobbing with Hollywood elite, to surfing off the coast of Vancouver Island, we show you how to enjoy the quintessential Canadian travel adventures, from the famous to the unique…

Follow these tips and photo-story for more information on accomodation and travel opportunities in Canada.

Dawn on the Ganges (Photo-Story)


Sunrise and sunset are when the Ganges is most magical and most alive, with activity and with ceremony. Varanasi’s intense heat hasn’t yet descended on the city, neither have the people who rely on the river’s draw to make a living. Sunrise and sunset are characterised by Hindus flocking to the river’s edge to undergo ritual washing, to make offerings, and to worship in an endless variety of ways.

Hong Kong’s teenage nightclub guru

Rachel Geicke: If Van Wilder were ambitious and female Read more: Hong Kong club Likuid: Hong Kong's teenage nightclub guru

It’s a cold weekday afternoon and Rachel Geicke is standing in the middle of a construction site at the top of Lan Kwai Fong, explaining the layout of her brand new club. Wearing a light grey blazer, jeans and practical shoes, her whip-straight brown hair tucked behind her ears, Geicke is the image of confidence and professionalism. Not what you’d expect from a Hong Kong teenager.

At just 18 years old, Geicke is both the creator and managing director of Likuid, a 2,000 square foot nightclub located in the old Tuscany by H restaurant space in Lan Kwai Fong.

The world’s coolest nationalities

Yep, you read that right: Belgians.

Is it possible to call an entire nation cool? Is it fair to say one nation is more cool than another?

Given that most countries have their own share of murderers, tyrants and reality TV stars, the answer is unequivocally — yes.

To help sort the cool from the less fortunate, we’ve compiled this list of the hippest peoples on the planet. No easy task when faced with almost 250 possible candidates.

Kiev: Golden-domed city of Eastern promise

Kiev: Golden-domed city of Eastern promise

CNN’s global series i-List takes you to a different country each month. In January, we visit Ukraine and look at changes shaping the country’s economy, culture and social fabric.

(By CNN)  The Ukrainian capital of Kiev is a riverside city that boasts streets lined with onion-domed churches and lively summer beer gardens.