Entries by Helen Hayes

The best things to do in The Whitsundays

  Ah The Whitsundays. What is not to love when the cold is biting in the southern states. The Whitsundays are situated on the same latitude as Rio de Janeiro and Tahiti. The tropical climate means the temperature gauge is really not troubled much, as the daily temp varies little from month to month. And […]

Insider tips for a Colorado ski trip

Colorado is the epicentre for skiing in the USA with 32 ski resorts – 12 of them big drawcards for international visitors. Here are some of the best. First stop Denver There are several reasons why it is a good idea to spend a couple of days in the Mile High City before you hit […]

12 amazing things to do and see in Okinawa, Japan

Okinawa is one of Japan’s most surprising prefectures. There are 160 large and small islands including 47 inhabited islands dotted over an area that covers about 400 kilometres north-to-south and 1,000 kilometres east-to-west. It offers coral reefs, crystal-clear blue seas, white sand beaches, and beautiful natural scenery. Visitors will also experience the unique Ryukyu culture and […]