Grubs at New Zealand’s Wildfoods Festival anyone?

New Zealand’s rough West Coast hosts an annual food festival so disgustingly good, you have to experience it to believe it. Hunters, gatherers, farmers, families, thrill-seekers and voyeurs flock to the town of Hokitika for the most unusual local fare. Jennifer Morton remembers her day out at the Wildfoods Festival. Weird or Wonderful? New Zealand’s south...

Fun Fitness Ideas for Families in Wellington

Want to explore Wellington, be active and have some fun as a family? These child-friendly activities will tick all those boxes and they are all within easy reach of the Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay.  Go on a Discovery Walk A great way to get acquainted with...

Springtime is For Romance

It may be a cliché but springtime and romance often go together like peanut butter and jam. Spring is the time for new life and new beginnings, so it’s perfect for blossoming a new romance or recommitting to the love of your life. If you’re thinking about...

Formula One in the Middle East

Dubai may be known for its bright lights and excesses, but Bahrain is the Gulf’s traditional home for sports and leisure. A small island state connected to Saudi Arabia by the King Fahd Causeway, Bahrain enjoys a mild climate, a modern economy, and a vibrant lifestyle that melds east...

5 Ways to Celebrate Springtime in NYC

New Yorkers embrace springtime just as much as, if not more than, Parisians. It’s a time to celebrate new blossoms, warmer weather and a chance to get reacquainted with nature and the good life. The weather is warming up from March to June but remember to bring a jacket...

Spark My Wanderlust!

The year’s only just begun, and we’re already itching for a holiday. Just because you can’t get on a plane, doesn’t mean you can’t getaway! Here are five things in Singapore that we think will transport us to a destination far away without leaving the comfort of...

OTR: Cincinnati’s Newest Hipster Hangout

Cincinnati has undergone a massive urban makeover in recent years and nowhere is this transformation more apparent than in the city’s Over-the-Rhine (OTR) neighbourhood. Until a few years ago, OTR was, in addition to being the Queen City’s oldest and most historic neighbourhood, one of its most...

Scenic Daytrips out of Manila

There’s nothing vanilla about Manila with its colourful chaos and cosmopolitan charm, but with The Heritage Hotel Manila providing five-star luxury and comfort, you can afford to venture further for some spontaneous fun in the Philippines. If you don’t have the time to go too far, here...

The Best Golfing Ranges in Arizona

With its backdrop of scenic deserts, stunning rock formations, striking herbage and towering mountains, sunny Arizona is known around the world for its world-class golf courses. Although there are a multitude of greens to choose from, we narrow down the list to bring golf aficionados the five...

Queenstown for Adrenaline Junkies

There is only one way to see Queenstown – and it’s from high above the city with adrenaline coursing through your veins. A visit to the home of adventure tourism wouldn’t be complete without soaring through the sky on the world’s largest swing, hurtling towards the ground on a bungee, ziptrekking through...

The Insider’s Guide to Hyde Park

Just a five-minute walk from Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge, Hyde Park is an oasis of green in one of the world’s busiest cities. Once you’ve ticked off the essential London attractions and braved the crowds at Harrods, Hyde Park is a great place to relax and unwind towards the end of your trip....

Experience the Doha Art Scene in 2 Days

Qatar has spent the past decade establishing itself as an international art hub. New museums and art institutions have turned this once-quiet Gulf state into a showcase for both world-renowned artists and local culture. Whether you’re in town on business, in transit or on holidays, the Millennium Hotel...

Patong: More than just a Party Town

Patong is unabashedly loud, bold and brassy. This hedonistic playground in the dreamy resort isle of Phuket pulses with energy 24 hours a day, offering visitors a heady dose of smells, sights and sounds. Spa and diving options abound, alongside quirky street-side stalls, upscale cafés and eateries, glitzy shopping malls and exuberant...

A Getaway for Tea Lovers

Surrounded by the famous Longjing tea plantations and ancient bamboo forests, Millennium Resort Hangzhou offers the perfect base from which to savour a fragrant cup of green in the surrounding teahouses and tea plantations. China is recognised as the birthplace of tea, and its tea culture is...

Unmissable eats at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Boston’s iconic Faneuil Hall Marketplace is revered as one of the top destinations in the city for great food. Located in the heart of Boston is Millennium Bostonian Hotel Boston, providing the perfect base for shopping, dining, nightlife and entertainment. Just across the street from this luxury...

New Unesco World Heritage Sites in Asia

There’s no better time to travel around Asia than 2016. With new additions to Unesco’s World Heritage Sites, your list of must-visit places in this part of the world gotten even longer. So put on your planning hat and start plotting your itinerary. Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain,...

Great places to grab a bite in Beijing’s CBD

Contrary to common perception, it is possible to find an inexpensive spot in Beijing’s bustling central business district for a quick bite when you have an hour or two to spare in between meetings. Beijing’s city centre spans almost four square kilometres and includes some of China’s...

Your Mag Mile checklist

The Magnificent Mile (or Mag Mile as it’s known to locals) is a tempting stretch of shops, hotels, restaurants and other landmarks along Michigan Avenue starting at the Chicago River and ending at Oak Street. You can shop ’til you drop at designer and chain stores from...