Feb 01

Where is hot in February 2018?

By Abi King | Trip Advice

Where is hot in February? Please, show me some heat!Don’t despair. Read on to find the best places to go in February for a spot of winter sun.Yes, I agree. It’s been one long, cold and rather dreary January. Perhaps it feels this way because January is always like this. Or perhaps it’s because my […]

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Jan 29

How Virtual Reality is Transforming Travel

By Abi King | Make Me Think

One of the most interesting parts of this job involves heading behind the scenes and talking to people about what they do. Formula One Race Engineers, Underwater Photographers. Even, poignantly, a survivor from the Nagasaki Atom Bomb drop. But today I’m talking to the experts at Adobe about travel technology and where it’s taking us. […]

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Jan 22

Avery Island Louisiana: The Home of Tabasco What the Tabasco factory teaches about the secret of success

By Abi King | Best Places to Visit USA

Avery Island Louisiana Avery Island Louisiana gets people guessing from the start. First, it’s not an island, at least not in the conventional sense. It’s a 2.5 mile wide peak of salt that rises, island-like, from the surrounding swamps and bayous of the Deep American South, awash with marshmallow plants, alligators and azaleas. Second, the […]

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Oct 16

25 Photos that’ll make you want to visit Botswana and the Okavango Delta Staring in Maun for a sarfari in the sky

By Abi King | Best Places to Visit in Africa

Flying over Botswana and the Okavango Delta When it comes to deltas, the Okavango is the best. And if that’s too cryptic an introduction then let’s catch up with some more delta facts. At 15 000 square kilometres, the Okavango Delta is one of the largest deltas in the world, protected by both the government […]

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Sep 10

Oman’s Dazzling Grand Mosque in Photos

By Abi King | Asia

With heat so hot it pressed like a physical weight all around me, I stepped into the cool of the bright white, fight white Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, neighbour to Saudi, capital of Oman. White to reflect the heat, white to fight the heat, white, bright, dazzling white, sunbeam white in a disorienting […]

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