Macau Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Handover

Before the British established their base in Hong Kong, Macau – a one hour's jet foil ride away - was at the centre of East-West trade. It was also an important religious centre. This is reflected in the many Catholic churches that continue to dot the landscape. The city's most famous church, St Paul's, was …

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Malaysia Registers Highest Climb in Tourist Arrivals

Known for its sandy beaches, world class golf courses, mega shopping malls, thriving street markets, colonial hill stations, and yummy cuisine, multicultural Malaysia registered the highest increase in international visitors in September, according to figures released Wednesday by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The strong 25% growth in arrivals reflects the country's growing popularity …

India by Private Jet

As the world's second most populous country, India has a civilization dating back to 3,200 BC, when the religion of Hinduism was founded. Several other religions – from Buddhism, Christianity, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Sikhism, and Zoroastrianism, now coexist in the land, which is noted for its geographical as well as its cultural and religious diversity. …

Eight Wonders of the World

The ancient Greeks believed that there were Seven Wonders of the World. These included the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Not surprisingly, they were …