Tag Archives: Adventure

Gatwick: Off to the Races

When most people hear the name Gatwick, they automatically think of Gatwick Airport. But Gatwick has a lot more to offer visitors than just a way in and out of the UK. It has some great hotels nearby such as Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick and Copthorne Hotel...

7 Festivals Only Penangites Will Know

Many travellers know Penang as a food paradise, with delectable dishes to devour at every turn and every hour. It is also the second smallest state in Malaysia, even though it is the third largest economic centre of the country (after Selangor and Johor). Besides Malacca, its...

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...

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...

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...

Outdoor attractions in Singapore the kids will love

Don’t be fooled by Singapore’s concrete jungle status. The condensed city has over 350 parks, many of them accessible by connecting walkways called park connectors. There are public gardens, playgrounds, animal sanctuaries, beaches and theme parks, which offer the opportunity to experience the great outdoors while having fun...

Uncover marvellous Manila

Manila, the capital city of Philippines is popularly known as the Pearl of the Orient. Spend a few days in the city and you'll see why. The economic, political and cultural capital of Philippines, Manila is also one of the original Global Cities of the world. The...

First person: Getting my bearings in Alaska

Alaska’s soaring mountain ranges, sparkling blue glaciers and thickly forested coastal areas make it one of the world’s most stunning places to holiday. But that picturesque terrain holds many secrets – some of them dangerous. Hannah Tattersall discovers a world quite different to the city she lives...

Kuala Lumpur in a Flash

Whether you’re dropping in for a day, spending a night — or even two — we’ve got the lowdown on the must-sees and must-eats in the hip and happening Kay-Elle, no matter how much (or how little) time you have! Here’s how you can see, do, and eat...

Live like a sheikh in Abu Dhabi

Between the magical minarets, gleaming domes and traditional mosques, there’s a world of luxury and splendour to cherish in the richest of the seven emirates. If you’ve got some cash to splash, here’s our guide to one of the world’s most glamorous cities. Hire a luxury yacht...

Your quintessential bucket list

We all have a must-do list, but it’s so easy to let life get in the way of our dreams. Here are some things to check off before you check out. See the Northern Lights Those spectacular lights in the sky can reduce a grown man or...

You won’t believe you’ll find this in Doha

This once-sleepy capital has awoken in recent years and offers a surprisingly diverse mix of food, culture and adventure. Whether you’re there for business or just passing through, there’s more to Doha than just The Pearl-Qatar. Throw away the tourist guides, and you’ll discover paddle boarding in Venice-like canals, camel racing...

Rotorua on a lottery winner’s budget

Rotorua may be popular with backpackers, but those with a more generous budget will find the sky’s the limit when it comes to sightseeing opportunities. Float planes, chauffeur-driven cars, helicopters, jet boats and catamarans can all be chartered from your stylish city hotel to enhance your New...