Tag Archives: Nature

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...

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...

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....

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...

World’s most underwhelming UNESCO sites

If you’re planning to visit some of the earthly wonders on the UNESCO World Heritage List, we’ve sieved out a couple that might be worth skipping. The UNESCO’s World Heritage List is a carefully curated, highly regarded list of the world’s most respected cultural and natural treasures....

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...

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...

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...