48 Hours in Milan – a Guide to Italy’s most Cosmopolitan City

48 Hours in Milan – a Guide to Italy’s most Cosmopolitan City

When people think of Italy as a travel destination, Rome and Venice usually comes to mind then perhaps the rolling hills of Tuscany and the azure waters of the Amalfi Coast. As a business destination and a city of economic importance, Milan would then come into the picture. Long recognized as the heart of the [...]

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48 Hours in Oslo – a City Guide

48 Hours in Oslo – a City Guide

Oslo is the capital of Norway, a country that is part of the Schengen and Scandinavia but technically not part of the European Union customs. This means travellers can get duty free shopping when travelling between Oslo and the EU. As Norway's largest city, Oslo is the the gateway and cultural heart of the country, [...]

48 Hours in Auckland – A Guide to Dining and Exploring the City and its Surrounds

48 Hours in Auckland – A Guide to Dining and Exploring the City and its Surrounds

New Zealand is gaining popularity as a travel destination due to the wide expanse of nature in the country. While I spent most of my time visiting South Island, it was to ski in the resorts around Queenstown in Wanaka. However, Auckland is probably the point of entry for most international visitors on account of [...]

48 Hours visiting Prambanan and Borobudur in Central Java, Indonesia

48 Hours visiting Prambanan and Borobudur in Central Java, Indonesia

Indonesia might be a Muslim-majority nation today, but this culturally vibrant country is home to numerous ethnic groups with a rich heritage. It isn't surprising then that two of the country's most visited tourist sites are a Hindu-temple compound and a Buddhist-temple complex. The former is the Prambanan Temple located north-east from the city centre [...]