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台灣宜蘭「最美櫻花公路」賞花免下車!

今年櫻花開得特別美,全台都在瘋賞櫻,宜蘭有一條被封為最美的「櫻花公路」,從三星鄉一路延伸至大同鄉,沿路栽種超過2萬棵櫻花樹,讓遊客免下車也能感受到粉紅浪漫氛圍,即將到來的228連假不妨就安排到宜蘭賞花吧!

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The best time to go to Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is highly attuned to the seasons – a maiko (apprentice geisha) has a different hair pin for every month of the year – and your travel plans should be too. Make the most of your time here by seeking out the experiences and tastes that define each season. With traditional Japanese architecture that …

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It Is Time to plan your dream trip to the Himalayas

For mountain lovers and the vertically inclined the Himalayas represent nothing less than the crowning apex of nature’s grandeur. Here dramatic forested gorges rise to skylines of snow-capped glaciated peaks through a landscape that ranges from high-altitude desert to dripping rhododendron forest. Home to some 50 million people, this is no alpine …

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Where To Try Bungee Jumping

Inspired by Vanuatu’s ritualistic land divers, the modern sport of diving off a ledge while attached to a safety cord was popularised by Kiwi entrepreneur AJ Hackett. Where to try it: Hackett-owned Macau Tower boasts the world’s highest commercial jump point (233m/764ft), but the original Kawarau Bridge Bungy in Queenstown (43m/141ft) and Victoria Falls Bungee in Zambia (111m/364ft) are more scenic.

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Best grand dame – Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, Thailand

As soon as you step in, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok lobby greets you with luxury, including huge floor to ceiling windows, as well as grand chandeliers and palm trees in the atrium. The 144-year-old hotel underwent its biggest renovation this year, and only opened again last month. Spend the evening …

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Best private island retreat – The Nautilus, Maldives

The Nautilus resort is truly one for ultimate privacy, where you can easily avoid seeing other guests during your stay. You can ask for anything whenever you want, such as off-menu dishes from the on-site chefs, to private fitness sessions – all at any time of day or night. They …

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Best remote retreat – The Happy House, Nepal

Located in the tiny village of Phaplu in northeast Nepal, trekkers will enjoy the offerings from the owners. The ten-bedroom home includes a bar, library, yoga centre as well as activities and experiences. Guests can also go camping for the night with a view of Mount Everest, with the house …

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Enjoy unlimited stays in the Maldives

A luxury resort in the Maldives is offering unlimited stays for two people in its overwater bungalows throughout 2021. The new package from Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is called ‘Unlimited Stays in Paradise,’ and although the price tag of US$30,000 might seem eye-wateringly steep, it works out to just over $84 a …

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