Monthly Archive: November 2016

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2016 deadliest year for great barrier reef

Scientists have confirmed the largest die-off of corals ever recorded on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The worst affected area, a 700 km swath of reefs in the northern region of the Great Barrier Reef has lost an average of...

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Hand gesture travel guide

We all use them during our travels. Hand gestures. Especially when we have to talk a foreign language that we don’t know by heart. Be carefull though, a sign in your country can mean...

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15% tax for working backpackers in Australia

Foreigners on working holiday in Australia face paying a 15% levy on every dollar they earn. That’s the new proposition from Australian minister of Finance Finance, Scott Morrison. The new “backpacker tax” proposal is lower...

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Artist builds breathtaking treehouses outside Hanoi

These beautiful treehouses are built by the famous contemporary Artist Dao Ank Khanh 6 kilometres from the center of Hanoi.  It took the artist years to complete the house design and construction. Khanh started...

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Bangkok’s Grand Palace closes for tourists

Bangkok’s Grand Palace is to be closed for two days from 1 to 2 December, 2016, while Royal Merit Making ceremonies take place to mark the first 50 days since the passing of His...