Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
Travel
 
My guide Sandra Mark parks the jeep in front of a snow-covered forest and pulls out a black shiny flint-shaped object from her bag.
CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA - SilkAir commenced thrice-weekly flights to Cairns, on Saturday, resuming direct Singapore links to the Australian city since its parent Singapore Airlines pulled out in 2001.
It has been hard to convince people that my Hello Kitty-themed travel assignment to Japan was truly for work.
Every July and August, when their hometowns are overwhelmed by heat and tourists, thousands of French families lock up their urban apartments and fly south for the summer.
On April 25, a severe 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, killing close to 8,000 people. Among the dead are dozens of adventure trekkers, killed by avalanches that were triggered by the quake.
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Indonesia rose to 789,600 in March, up by 3.13 percent from a year earlier, with Singapore the top contributor.
Who: Ms Katherine Cole, regional director of Hotels.com. She looks after the brand's Singapore, Australia and New Zealand markets.
LONDON (The Guardian) - From Cornwall to Australia, Spain to Thailand and beyond, these beaches with their gorgeous waters and picture-perfect shorelines will have you dreaming of holiday escapes.