Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Retracing Hemingway’s love affair with Ronda
Recently, I revisited the famous Spanish town of Ronda to follow the trail of the late American writer Ernest Hemingway, who celebrated his last birthday there. Ronda is famous because the old town was built on high, stiff cliffs that make for truly dazzling scenery. It also has the enchanting Mina Secreta Y Jardines del Rey Moro, where former US first lady Michelle Obama visited some time ago.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:00
Scaling high for generations
Koh Libong birds’ nest collectors have been climbing cliffs, caves for hundreds of years and are always at hand to help.
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00
Chinese populism lives in viral video App
Yang Yang, a 22-year-old Chinese corn farmer, spends two to three hours per day streaming video of life in his cliffside village to smartphones across China. He spends lots of time clinging to a cliff ladder, one hand on his selfie stick, while he banters with fans about village life.
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:45
Perfect backpack for back-to-schoolers
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts is ready to send your kids back to school with a great backpack designed by Margherita Maccapani Missoni. Its playful design was inspired by her family’s vacation in Portugal, where they stayed at the chain’s Pine Cliffs Hotel in Algarve.
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:57
Missing Thai students’ rented car found at bottom of cliff in US national park
Authorities in the US have found the rented car of two Thai students that plunged into a canyon in Kings Canyon National Park in California, but they could not reach the site of the crash due to strong river currents and steep cliffs, said Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson Busadee Santipitak on Tuesday.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:26
Vera Lynn turns 100 with stunning White Cliffs of Dover tribute
LONDON - Renowned World War II singer Vera Lynn is celebrating turning 100 on Monday with a special tribute: her portrait is being projected onto the iconic White Cliffs of Dover.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:22
Krabi park officials threaten action against cliff diving
The chief of Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park Wednesday threatened action against tourist firms that take tourists to climb cliffs at the park for diving.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 01:00
A perfect slice of paradise
With a backdrop of sheer cliffs and |surrounded by tropical jungle, Rayavadee Resort in Krabi is a great place to chill
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:50
New Zealand's Christchurch rocked by 5.7 magnitude quake, cliffs collapse into sea
WELLINGTON - A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Christchurch in New Zealand on Sunday, causing cliffs to collapse into the sea but no major damage to the city, which was devastated by a 2011 quake which killed nearly 200 people.
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:00
Making history live
Nok Air takes cyclists to Krabi, a town that has much more to offer than just gorgeous beaches and magnificent limestone cliffs
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:22
Floating football pitch keeps Thai tourist blues at bay
With its stunning limestone cliffs towering over stilt houses surrounded by azure waters, the island of Panyee is a typical Thai paradise. But it's not mother nature drawing tourists here -- it's a floating football pitch.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00
Postcards from the edge
Russia's Artem Silchenko is Red Bull's man when it comes to diving from the karst cliffs of Krabi
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00
Getting high on luxury
Nestled into the cliffs overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is the perfect place for a break