Vatican City

Photo: View (Some rights reserved) Vatican City is a country located within the city of Rome, Italy. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 1,000, it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population. HeadlinesA Jesuit cardinal-designate says Pope Francis is making Vatican II real …

South Africa

Photo: Flow Communications, Kleinmond Beach, South Africa (Some rights reserved) Hello, Rainbow Nation! South Africa is bordered to the north lie Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/6rZehjfxJju6X5zJ8 Annual EventsSeptember is Tourism Month in South Africa. July …

Tajikistan

Photo: Matine Tajikistan is a mountainous landlocked sovereign country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east. FeaturesThe World’s Fastest Growing Tourism Destination: Why Tajikistan Should Be on Your RadarA Wolf Child Guided Me Through Khujand, Tajikistan – Yomadic …

Fiji

Photo: Paolo Rosa, Sunrise (Some rights reserved) Fiji is an island nation in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles (2,000 km; 1,300 miles) northeast of New Zealand. Tourism Portalsfiji.travel Planeta.com

Welcome to Country Travel Guide (2018)

Book cover New Publication Marcia Langton’s book Welcome to Country (May 2018) is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. Included are insights into Indigenous languages and customs, history, native title, art and dance, storytelling, and cultural awareness and etiquette for visitors. There is also a directory of Indigenous tourism experiences, organized …

Songlines: The living narrative of Australia NAIDOC Week 2016

Poster (Some rights reserved) NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2016 dates: July 3-10. Theme: Songlines –The living narrative of our nation Hashtags: #NAIDOC2016,  #NAIDOCWeek NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to come together to celebrate …