Month: August 2015

Sydney International Art Series 2015-2016

The Sydney International Art Series 2015-2016 returns this summer with two exceptional exhibitions, The Greats: masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland presented at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, a major exhibition of works by the acclaimed British contemporary artist at the Museum of Contemporary …

Cliff-Face Walkway ‘The Gobbins’ Opens in Northern Ireland

Intrepid adventurers to Northern Ireland’s famous Causeway Coastal Route now have the opportunity to be suspended in mid-air above crashing waves on a spectacular cliff path over the wild Irish Sea. The Gobbins, a dramatic, two-mile-long cliff-face walkway, has opened for bookings – and already people from Australia, America, Sweden, France and Germany are among …

Melbourne, World’s Most Liveable City

The annual Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Index has named Melbourne, Australia as the world’s most liveable city for the 5th consecutive year. The EIU’s Liveability Ranking assesses living conditions in 140 cities across the globe by assigning a rating across five broad categories, including: stability; healthcare; culture and environment; education; and infrastructure. Melbourne …

Kenyan Tourism Recovering

Kenya’s coastal resorts have seen a pick-up in bookings by western visitors, suggesting a tourist industry devastated by Islamist attacks may be starting to recover.Tourists shunned Kenya’s beaches and wildlife safaris after attacks blamed on al Shabaab militants from Somalia triggered warnings against non-essential travel to the coast by Western governments. Britain, the source of …