Tours/Getaways

Where to see wild orangutans in Malaysia

Where to see wild orangutans in Malaysia

Wed, Sep 19, 2012

By Graham Land Malaysia, along with Indonesia, is the only place in the world where one can witness orangutans in the wild. These solitary but social simians are the only...

Daniel Radcliffe is shown in a scene from, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Pic: AP.

‘Harry Potter’ to weaken Indonesia film boycott?

Mon, Jul 25, 2011

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An official says Hollywood studios have agreed to screen several summer blockbusters including the final “Harry Potter” movie in Indonesian theaters. The decision could signal a...

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The great escape: 5 top winter vacation ideas

The great escape: 5 top winter vacation ideas

Mon, Nov 01, 2010

By Jo Lane It’s coming up to that time of year again when shops play an endless array of tracks like “Jingle Bells” and ‘Silent Night”, Christmas trees become laden...

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Top 10 adventure tour operators in the world

Top 10 adventure tour operators in the world

Fri, Sep 10, 2010

Got a penchant for adventure but not sure where to look? Adventure tour operators could well be the answer. Companies like Contiki Holidays, Eyes on Africa and Gap Adventures can...

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Explore New Zealand: The home of adventure

Explore New Zealand: The home of adventure

Wed, Jun 23, 2010

With its wealth of breathtaking scenery, relaxed atmosphere, friendly people and a serious commitment to fun, New Zealand has become a firm favourite for travelers who like some adventure with...

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There’s nothing like heading Down Under

There’s nothing like heading Down Under

Mon, Jun 21, 2010

If you’ve been privy to Tourism Australia’s recent travel campaign, you might have some idea why “there’s nothing like” heading down under. This phrase has been the crux of the...

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