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Turkey – Ephesus – The Terrace Houses30/08/2011

Travel come sometimes take you by surprise and draw you back to places again and again. Turkey is one of those places for ZeeGlobe

Santiago de Cuba Carnival21/08/2011

Santiago de Cuba carnival is one of Latin America’s most authentic carnival – a feast of sounds and colours. An amazing travel experience.

Boutique Hotels in Budapest24/06/2011

Budapest is a great spot for a holiday. The central city is easy to travel around and has beautiful architecture. Options for getting around are walking, tram, metro, or taxis. As many people speak…

The House of Terror – Budapest22/06/2011

The House of Terror Museum in Budapest leaves a lasting impression on all visitors. It tells the story of two of the worst times in Hungary’s recent history. Not only that but you stand…

Boutique Hotel’s in Cape Town – South Africa04/06/2011

Before travelling to South Africa I was unsure about where to find boutique hotel options that were interesting but not necessarily 5 star. Of course now that I have arrived I have found that…

Saving one elephant at a time22/05/2011

Doug and Sandi Groves are living proof that conservation starts one step at a time. Twenty two years ago Doug travelled to Africa to train elephants for a Hollywood movie. During his stay he discovered…

Top 5 religious sites around the World02/05/2011

In a world that is reluctant to pick favourites, here are ZeeGlobe’s pick of the top 5. There are so many places that move us as we travel through cultures and foreign places that…

New Zealand food to try26/04/2011

New Zealanders have taken to the local food movement like many countries and is experiencing a food revival. Eating local seasonal produce is becoming the norm. Cooking shows and other international influences has made…

The Great New Zealand Bach20/04/2011

In New Zealand there has been a long held tradition of the bach. This is the kiwi name for holiday house. Generations of families have been packing up and leaving for family holidays “at…

Anantara – The luxury elephant hotel18/04/2011

Mankind has had a fascination with elephants since the beginning of time. So most of us welcome the opportunity to get up close and personal with these amazing animals. Anantara is a boutique hotel…

Travel to Christchurch after the earthquake- NZ16/04/2011

Landing in Christchurch International Airport you could be forgiven for thinking everything looks the same as usual. Except its midnight and there are people all over the floor sleeping on their bags. When I…

Luxury travel in the High Country in New Zealand07/04/2011

If you’ve ever fancied having a National Park to yourself then The Ben Avon Cottage in the Ahuriri Valley in New Zealand is the spot for you. The cottage is located perfectly to capture views…

Tet – Vietnam’s biggest festival06/02/2011

Tet – Vietnam’s New Year festivities are colourful and steeped in tradition and family.

Laos – Lantan Tribe, coming of age ceremony31/01/2011

While in Laos recently our group was fortunate enough to be invited to witness a unique ceremony performed by the Lantan Tribe – one of the many minority groups in Northern Laos. The tribe…

A travel photographers experience – through the eyes of others19/01/2011

One of the great pleasures in being a photographer is trying to capture to essence of what you see before you, to try to give life to what a place, person and event is…

On the road in India05/12/2010

Navigating the roads in India is a story all to itself. In all my travels I have never seen such a diversity of road users all swarming in different directions and yet it works.…

Hot spots in Singapore30/09/2010

Hands up if you have been avoiding a Singapore stopover because you have it in your mind its a boring synthetic version of Asia? Well you’re not on your own but I am pleased…

Rebuilding Sri Lanka21/09/2010

Many people have asked me about how effected Sri Lanka has been by probably to two most recent disasters is recent history. One being the civil war and the other being the Tsunami.

Asian elephants – Sri Lanka26/08/2010

One of the magical opportunities you have visiting Sri Lanka is to see elephants in the wild. It is a chance to see them living in their natural habitat, roaming freely and often with babies in tow.

What can we learn from Sir Francis Light (1794)?26/08/2010

In a world where there is still fear a little fear and misunderstanding between religions and races, what can we learn from a guy who died as long ago as 1794? Many of you may be shocked by my opening observations.

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