Fiji is an archipelago made up of over 330 islands and half a thousand islets, located in the treasure trove that is the South Pacific. Turquoise waters twinkling in the sun, long, pristine stretches of sand, magnificent volcanoes and mountains – Fiji may seem to be yet another beautiful resort holiday destination, but it is… Read More

When it comes to travelling, there is no truer saying than fortune favours the prepared. If you do not want to waste two hours in line for that museum you just must see, or worse, get turned away at the door because you do not have reservations, here’s a guide to the attractions you should… Read More

If there is one good reason to brave the frigid cold of Europe in December, it would be to visit their magnificent Christmas Markets. After all, there is nothing like the combination of chilly temperatures, mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and tinsel shopping to put one in the Christmas mood. Nuremberg, Germany With 180 stores and… Read More

Travelling to a winter wonderland, visiting Santa Claus, and (gasp!) catching those elusive Northern Lights sound enchanting and a dream come true for most; what is definitely not enchanting though, is freezing one’s butt off. Here is The Travel Annex’s guide to the right gear to stay nice and toasty in below 20 degrees Celcius… Read More

Kyoto may be one of Japan’s largest cities but with a population of almost 1.4 million spread out over 830 square kilometres, it never feels crowded nor overwhelming. Discover the charms of Japan’s thousand-year capital and why it is currently one of the country’s top destinations. 1. Old Japan Feel Kyoto was the capital of… Read More

In Hsinchu County, about an hour’s drive outside of Taipei, lies Taiwan’s first safari zoo and amusement theme park. The park has 4 theme areas, a water park, and over 30 exciting rides and rollercoasters. Children and adults alike will enjoy rides such as the Flying Carpet in the Arabian Kingdom, the Screaming Condor in… Read More

The Great Wildebeest Migration is considered by many to be “The Greatest Show on Earth”. 1.5 million wildebeest make their way across Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, in search of fresh grazing and some say, of better quality water. The migration takes place throughout the year with each stage presenting… Read More

There’s nothing like the call of the open road on a vacation. If you plan your routes right, the drive can even be a spectacular attraction in itself. But, before you wind down the windows, blast the loud pumping music and drive off into the horizon, remember that fortune favours the prepared and check off… Read More

It goes without saying that photos are integral to any traveller’s holiday. How else are we supposed to show all our Facebook/Instagram friends all the places we have been? For amateur photographers, here are some tips to eschew run-of-the-mill photos for ones that will have your friends green with envy. Take action shots Don’t just… Read More

The week leading up to Easter is celebrated widely across Spain but one of the grandest festivals of all can be found in Seville, the city more commonly known for flamenco and bull-fighting. The Semana Santa de Sevilla (Holy Week in Seville) runs from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday (March 29 to April 5 2015).… Read More

Sri Lanka is a vast, beautiful country with hordes to offer; the tea capital of South Asia has 8 UNESCO Heritage Sites, at least 10 summitable mountains, thrilling wildlife safaris, and a magnificent coastline with sandy beaches galore. However, it is the location of the Southern Coast that gives the island possibly its most valuable… Read More