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Vienna, Australia
River Cruise

Storyteller Series: Active & Discovery on the Danube

An Avalon Active & Discovery river cruise along the enchanting Upper Danube is an experience like no other. With your choice of daily Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions, there are ample opportunities to dive into Europe’s most fascinating destinations, from its storybook towns to its captivating cities.   As part of Avalon’s new Storyteller Series of Suite Ship sailings, you’ll also have the chance to cruise the Danube in the […]

Lighthouse
Lighthouse Project

The Globus family of brands Lighthouse Project

2021 will mark the 51st year of recognising 22 April as Earth Day, a day that is part of a greater worldwide effort to raise awareness of our planet’s environment.   Up until 1970, the world wasn’t very aware of the pollution around us which was increasingly threatening human health. With the culmination of various events creating a snowball effect of an effort to raise awareness […]

ANZAC biscuits
Australia, By Destination, New Zealand

ANZAC Day biscuits recipe & their history

Christmas has roast turkey; Hanukkah has latkes; Chinese New Year has longevity noodles…and ANZAC Day has ANZAC biscuits, with the classic, oat biscuit baked in droves come April 25.   While well and truly woven into national cookbooks, the history behind the biscuit can be a little convoluted. For many years, it was widely believed that women back home in Australia and New […]

Canada
By Destination, Experiences, North America

3 hidden gems in Eastern Canada you may not know of

Eastern Canada is such a diverse region with so much to offer travellers and locals alike. With its French roots in Québec to the maritime area in Newfoundland, you won’t fall short of experiencing a variety of cultures, tasty local cuisine and hidden gems.   Whilst most people may stick to more of the well-known places such as Toronto and Niagara Falls, we think there are […]

Japan
Asia, By Destination, Experiences

15 cultural things to do in Japan

Japan is a seriously incredible country that ticks all the boxes when visiting – historic sites? Tick. Delicious food? Tick. Efficient public transport? Tick. Quirky activities? Tick. All this and more are woven together to form a culture that is guaranteed to make anyone fall in love with Japan; leading to travellers yearning for a return trip as soon as they’ve left. We’ve compiled a […]