Fiji

Destination of the Month

Fiji

Fiji is a Melanesian country in the South Pacific Ocean. It lies about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand and consists of an archipelago that includes 332 islands, a handful of which make up most of the land area, and approximately 110 of which are inhabited.

Wat Arun, Bangkok

Landmark of the Month

Wat Arun, Bangkok

Wat Arun is one of Thailand's most picturesque temples, and is engraved on the inner part of all ten-baht coins. It is so recognisable that it even became the logo of the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Louisiana Creole

Cuisine of the Month

Louisiana Creole

Louisiana Creole cuisine is a style of cooking originating in Louisiana which blends French, Spanish, Indian, Caribbean, Portuguese, Greek, Canarian, West African, German, Italian and Irish influences, as well as influences from the general cuisine of the Southern United States.

Chamorro

Language of the Month

Chamorro

Håfa adai! Chamorro or Chamoru is the native language of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Learn a few phrases to impress the locals.

Jericoacoara

Off the Beaten Path

Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is a small fishing village cum beach hippie mecca in Ceará, Brazil, some 300 km west of Fortaleza. Jeri, as it is affectionately known, is the kind of idyllic place where many travelers end up deciding to stay for longer than they had originally planned.

Route 66

Itinerary

Route 66

One of the original highways of America, this historic route in the U.S. once extended from Chicago to Los Angeles. It may no longer "officially" exist, but there are still other ways to enjoy this scenic route!

  • Fiji
  • Wat Arun, Bangkok
  • Louisiana Creole
  • Chamorro
  • Jericoacoara
  • Route 66
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