| Aug 5, 2014

Discount to Hong Kong; dish giveaway; new Jetstar route

Discount to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific is holding a discount promotion, “Premium Eco-Toku Early Bird Special,” for its premium economy class on flights from Japan to Hong Kong. Prices under the promotion are ¥14,000 lower than those usually offered under the Eco-Toku3 campaign and ...

Finding elusive elephants on Namibia safari

Aug 2, 2014

Finding elusive elephants on Namibia safari

by Donna Bryson

Before setting out on a game drive across ruggedly beautiful northwest Namibia, we told the safari camp managers we were happy to take sandwiches. We were intent on finding the notoriously elusive desert elephant, and we didn’t want to waste time returning to camp ...

WWI through the eyes of those who lived it

Jul 26, 2014

WWI through the eyes of those who lived it

by Jill Lawless

It’s an iconic scene of Britain at war: Thousands of Londoners huddled in Underground stations as German bombs rained down. But this is not the 1940s Blitz — it’s World War I, more than 20 years earlier. For most people, the Great War evokes ...

Tiny Belize offers jungle ruins, ocean adventures

Jul 19, 2014

Tiny Belize offers jungle ruins, ocean adventures

by Alina Hartounian

The same turquoise waters that lure tourists to Caribbean destinations slosh around Belize’s island chain. But tiny Belize has a major advantage in reeling in the holidaymakers — spectacular Maya ruins tucked away in lush jungle. The nation is home to more prehistoric buildings ...