Cool Iceland

Where fire meets ice, where the words ‘spectacular’ and ‘awesome’ don’t seem adequate, and where adventure and discovery transport you to another world, this is Iceland. It might look small on the world map somewhere up there in the north Atlantic, but this volcanic island nation of 330,000 people is way cool and not only in degrees. Kick...
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Keeping up appearances in transit

A successful in transit wardrobe lies in the edit where comfort meets style. Here’s how you can keep up appearances and transition from one zone to the next feeling fresh, polished and ready for action. Choose a versatile jacket in a neutral tone to anchor your look. It will work overtime at your destination and ensure...
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Get beyond the London bustle

Boating on a canal is not something most of us associate with a visit to London, but one of the city’s best-kept secrets is Regent’s Canal. A journey along the canal by historical narrowboat is a treat not to be missed. The most popular route extends from the Little Venice basin in Maida Vale, through...
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Hobart – a reflection of its past

The historic Cascades Female Factory is Australia’s most significant association with the tragic history of female convict deportation to Van Diemen’s Land. Having World Heritage listing, is another good enough reason to take time out to visit this deeply moving site when in Hobart. Originally constructed as a distillery, it was transformed in 1828 to house...
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Layer to go

Global weather uncertainty makes the trial of packing a suitcase almost torturous, but it doesn’t have to be like this. You can meet the challenge head on with inexpensive layering. Uniqlo has come to the rescue by applying science and technology to a wide range of clothing that offers some serious solutions. The innovative technology...
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