Port Elizabeth owes its existence to one major historical event: a decision by Britain’s House of Commons on 12 July 1819 to approve the expenditure of £50,000 on the Cape Emigration Scheme.
By late that year, tens of thousands of applicants had... More»
On this beach promenade walk you will hear the stories that make Durban the remarkable place it is today. You’ll get to know what makes the iconic Moses Mabhida stadium such a hive of activity and also learn about the man himself. While you enjoy... More»
Sail down the Chao Phraya River with me, following the tourist boat’s route downstream. I’ll share the story of how Khao San Road first came to be, show you the canal to Siam’s ancient capital, and point out my favourite temple in all of Asia, and... More»
Snaking from the "tourist ghetto" of Khao San Road to one of the best views across the river, this route also stops at some first-class royal temples and a lovely park centered around a sad memorial. We wander through a back neighborhood or two.... More»
Bangkok's Nana area is known for one thing - its legendary nightlife centered around Nana Plaza, one of the city's best known red light districts. But there's so much more to see than just that. Tucked away in hidden corners and down narrow alleys... More»
On a gorgeous sunny day, the light sparkles on top of the sheltered water here like scattered pearls. As you breathe in the air purified by the Kaimai mountain ranges and harbour, notice how uplifted you feel.
Tauranga is the main city in the... More»
Take a gentle stroll around this gorgeous section of the Wellington Botanic Garden. This tour will give you a general overview of the history of the Lady Norwood Rose Garden and Begonia House before taking in a visit to the Peace Garden and a... More»
Tour the inner route of the Otago Peninsula. Pass through the small communities of Macandrew Bay, Pukehiki and Waverley. Visit Sandfly Bay and view some of the Peninsula's Wildlife. Wind your way along this craggy and beautiful coast. Along the... More»
Did you know that Malay is Singapore's National Language? Not English or Mandarin! Want to know why? Take a walk around Kampong Glam for some clues.
This walk traces the historical influence of Malays in Chinese-dominated Singapore.
Explore Singapore's old Arab and Malay Quarter through the street art found on its walls, old and new. Follow the art and discover something new about this popular cultural spot. You may not associate Singapore with graffiti and street art, but... More»