Colors: Yellow Color
Colors: Yellow Color

Taiwan is blessed with an abundance of hot springs and a bounty of irresistible fine cuisine. To celebrate this, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau is hosting its annual Hot Spring and Fine-Cuisine Festival from October through to 31st February. The festival invites visitors to take advantage of the holistic benefits of the naturally occurring hot springs whilst indulging in the best of Taiwanese fresh cuisine.

Frazzled parents looking for a winter sun destination where their children can find fun and frolics should be turning to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba where youngsters go top of the class. Across the sun-drenched island, hotels and resorts make great efforts to ensure their smaller guests are given a big welcome.

The much anticipated annual Top 10 destination list from Lonely Planet is a list of the top countries the Lonely Planet team believe should be on everyone's wish list for the coming year. They selected Botswana No.1 because it is 'wild Africa at its best'. The list which was published at the end of October heaps praise on Botswana, which celebrates 50 years of independence in 2016 and has grown to be one of the most exclusive safari destinations in Africa.

The launch of a brand new luxury glamping site set in a valley surrounded by pine forests in rural Slovenia is beautifully positioned beneath a slope of evergreen pine trees and is made up of ten tented lodges (each sleeping four people) with a private deck and an outdoor hot tub. Inside you will find chic furnishings, double beds, en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning to give a distinct touch of luxury.

Blenheim Palace has announced that it is set to open all year round, excluding Christmas Day, from 2016. Since opening to the public on 1st April 1950 Blenheim Palace has opened on a seasonal basis, closing for the winter to allow for staff to undertake the annual deep clean. However next year, from its opening on 13th February, Blenheim Palace will remain open to the public all year.

visitlondon.com has welcomed the announcement from Prime Minister David Cameron of new visitor visas for tourists from China that will deliver a major boost to London’s tourism sector.
Starting in 2016, new visitor visas for tourists from China will be valid in the UK for 2 years, which is 4 times the usual 6 month limit for standard visitor visas.

Turkey, the world's 6th most popular tourist destination attracting 40 million visitors, now aims to take an active role in global health tourism by participating in this growing phenomenon. Turkish Airlines will provide support to Turkey’s public and private sector organizations that provide important components in the health tourism sector. It is a market that has shown significant growth and will become a significant contributor to the nation’s GDP.

The Blue Zebra originated in deep rocky waters of Lake Malawi in Africa and is part of the Cichlid species.  It is also known as the Mbuna Cichlid. The word “Mbuna” means “rock fish”, which refers to its habitat. Blue Zebras can be as small as 2.5cm in length, with larger species approaching nearly 1m in length, a lot closer to than of a real Zebra.