Travel Digest – September 2012

BHUTAN Ahh … who doesn’t dream of visiting magical Bhutan? Fuel your dreams even more by visiting www.amankora.com and learning more about the Aman Resort group’s lodges situated across five valleys in the Kingdom. CHILE – EASTER ISLAND It is unlikely that, hitherto, anyone setting off to explore unique Easter Island would expect to find … Read more

New – And Up High – In England

The hoop-la is over, and while England may be experiencing a collective post-party let-down, the country is hoping to welcome lots more visitors in the future.  And here are some new attractions – some of them legacies of the Games – that will place you up high! Emirates Air Line, London (over 164 feet tall) … Read more

Golden Age Backpackers in Mongolia

story and photos by Doreen and John Berg Mongolia, the soul of central Asia.   It’s a country of uniqueness, both in people and in countryside.  It’s bitterly cold in the winter and much of the country is desert, yet it may catch your soul …  most certainly did with us. Here is our story. We … Read more

New Zealand Follow-Up

story and photos by Peter Hicklenton and Joyce Kublin New Zealand is not one of the world’s ‘vast’ countries, but there are a surprising number of regions, remote from the beaten tourist path, that are well-worth a visit. For many, the NZ experience stops at Queenstown, the South Island Mecca for adventure travel, within easy … Read more