10 Places That Deserve More Travelers

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations. Armenia Why Go Now: Few people know that Armenia was the first country in the world Load more »

The World’s Sexiest People Are Armenian Women And Irish Men

The World’s Sexiest People Are Armenian Women And Irish Men

The Huffington Post, By Carly Ledbetter It seems that Kim Kardashian is having a major effect on yet another “sexiest” list. According to a new survey by MissTravel, a destination dating website, Load more »

Europe’s oldest cities (part 1)

Europe’s oldest cities (part 1)

While many of the world’s oldest cities, settled around the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East, are off-limits to travellers at present, Europe’s most ancient settlements are very much open to visitors. Load more »

2015’s hottest cities – Wellington

2015’s hottest cities – Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand BBC Travel: New Zealand attracts more than its fair share of visitors – both outdoors enthusiasts and movie buffs flocking to spots featured in The Hobbit and Lord of Load more »

 

Travel to Georgia

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Situated at the strategically important crossroads where Europe meets Asia, Georgia has a unique and ancient cultural heritage, and is famed for its traditions of hospitality and cuisine.

Over the centuries, Georgia was the object of rivalry between Persia, Turkey and Russia, before being eventually annexed by Russia in the 19th century.

Dawn on the Ganges (Photo-Story)

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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.