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An Unforgettable Experience in Thailand

by Lia Holloway on 02 January 2015, 13:01PM An Unforgettable Experience in Thailand Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting bustling and beautiful Thailand, a place synonymous with stunning white beaches, picturesque lagoons and vibrant nightlife. However, this idyllic country like too many others, could not escape the grasps of war and turmoil. One of the most infamous war torn areas of Thailand is Kanchanaburi and the River Kwai, which was pushed into popular culture from the French novel (1952) by Pierre Boulle, then the 1957 film, The Bridge on the River Kwai and more recently The Railway Man (2013) starring Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman which brilliantly captivated the tragedy and personal torment suffered by the Prisoners of War. Unfortunately, I didn’t know a lot about what occurred here in World War II prior to our trip and did not know what to expect. T...
Top 5 Thailand Experiences

Top 5 Thailand Experiences

Thailand is a diverse and beautiful country with so much to offer. After a recent trip to Bangkok, Kanchanaburi and Hua Hin, here are my Top 5 favourite experiences! 1. Shopping, BangkokShopping in Bangkok is a marathon sport. The options are endless and the shops seem to go on for miles! From the luxurious mega shopping complexes to the pop up road side stalls there is something for all tastes a...
by Lia Holloway on 26 September 2014, 09:09AM



Get your culture fix in Norfolk, Virginia

Get your culture fix in Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, Virginia oozes fun, vibrant entertainment and culture, delicious cuisines. Enjoy stunning views across Chesapeake Bay as you savour the freshest seafood or sip on some of the best wines from Mermaid Winery – Virginia’s first urban winery. Norfolk hosts numerous events year-round, however the clear stand out is The Virginia Arts Festival.  The Virginia Arts Festival packs...
by Lia Holloway on 29 August 2014, 10:08AM



Find your sense of adventure in Fiji

Find your sense of adventure in Fiji

Fiji is well known for its friendly people, laidback lifestyle and stunning white beaches surrounded by turquoise lagoons – but Fiji also has plenty to offer those who prefer to live life at a faster pace. Fiji’s warm tropical climate and diverse landscapes provides the perfect setting for adventure and activities.   Mamanuca Islands & Yasawa Islands Surrounding the main is...
by Lia Holloway on 22 August 2014, 11:08AM



My favourite Thailand Foodie Spots

My favourite Thailand Foodie Spots

Follow the smell of delicious aromas through this ultimate foodie destination. I’ve focused on Bangkok and Hua Hin, which I visited on a recent trip to Thailand but don’t be limited to just these two cities...explore Thailand and your taste buds lead the way! BangkokSofitel SO BangkokThe buffet at Sofitel SO breaks through any previous conceptions you may have of hotel buffets. No lon...
by Lia Holloway on 06 August 2014, 11:08AM



Top 5 Amazing Africa

Top 5 Amazing Africa

1. Zambezi SunThis stunning 3* hotel is situated within Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park and sits enticingly close to the edge of the Victoria Falls. This UNESCO World Heritage site is the smallest and only national park in Zambia and features an array of wildlife. Entrance to the Falls is free and only a short stroll away from the Zambezi Sun, making this the perfect hotel for your Zambia stay!Seven n...
by Lia Holloway on 20 June 2014, 14:06PM



 Top 5 hotel pools with stunning views!

Top 5 hotel pools with stunning views!

Atlantis The Palm, DubaiAtlantis The Palm is one of the world’s most iconic resorts. Located in Dubai, this breath-taking resort is the perfect location for the ideal holiday. Besides the fun-filled Aquaventure Waterpark, Atlantis The Palm also features two stunning pools. The Royal Pool, a tranquil oasis with a beautiful view toward the cityscape of Dubai and Zero Entry Pool, a high energ...
by Lia Holloway on 06 June 2014, 14:06PM



Australia’s Gold Coast: Famous for Fun

Australia’s Gold Coast: Famous for Fun

With 300 days of sunshine, Gold Coasters have a lot to smile about and take their laid-back leisure lifestyle seriously.  Located in the south-east corner of Queensland, the Gold Coast is 94km south of Brisbane and continues to the New South Wales border. As a linear city along the Pacific Ocean, you’re never far from the beach and with the added advantage of the stunning hinterland a...
by Lia Holloway on 04 June 2014, 12:06PM



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