If you’re an aerospace and defence junkie like me, then a trip to the Intrepid Sea, Space and Air Museum Complex is a must when you in the Big Apple. Opened in 1982, the Museum is centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid (CVS-11), one of the most successful ships in US history, and now a [...]
About Rosemarie John
Travel and Beyond by Rosemarie John portrays a kaleidoscope of all things travel related mixed with just the right dosage of history and culture.
Rosemarie John has written 160 articles so far, you can find them below.
Hierapolis. A city where the ancient people believed was founded by the god Apollo. A Hellenistic city that focused on its natural sources of thermal waters. A city so vast that brought about the visit of St. Philip in his mission to spread Christianity. Eventually crucified upside down at Hierapolis under the persecution of the [...]
By Joseph Ellis If a luxurious stay at the Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur wasn’t already a weekend of true relaxation, an evening at the Majestic Spa and Truefitt and Hill topped it off just like a dollop of freshly whipped cream on scoops of gelato! The Majestic Spa The first impression you form when you [...]
By Rosemarie John Tucked away on the corner of what was once called Victory Avenue, the neo-classical styled Majestic Hotel which closed in the 80s has once again reopened its doors to the affluent traveller. Built in 1932 as a hotel and then converted into an art gallery temporarily, this colonial hotel has had a [...]
From March 25, the visa application centre in Singapore will be located at 20 Cecil Street, #11-02 to 05 Equity Plaza, Singapore 049705. VFS Global Services Pte Ltd is a commercial company working in partnership with the Commonwealth of Australia to provide Australian visa application services in Singapore. The Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in [...]
If you’re heading to Kathmandu, there can be no better choice than a heritage hotel that contains some of the best Nepali craftsmanship that captures the beauty and spirit of Kathmandu’s traditions. The key to enjoying Kathmandu is getting a decent accommodation. It is important to note that your hotel in more ways than one [...]
Laying claim as the world’s largest oceanarium, the S.E.A Aquarium at Marine Life Park, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore is home to approximately 800 species of marine animals. Containing a total of 45,000,000 litres of water for 100,000 marine animals, the Aquarium is sure to impress. The Open Ocean habitat, which is the centerpiece of the [...]
Having been used since the 10th century, the Sultanhani caravanserai situated on Konya-Aksaray Highway looked just like seen out of The Game of Thrones. It resembled the entrance to the city of Qarth! Known as kervansaray or caravanserai, literally ‘caravan palaces’, these buildings provided accommodation and other amenities for merchants. You could say that caravanserais [...]
Thinking of going on holiday? With so many fantastic destinations at your doorstep, it can be difficult thinking of where to go. To help point you in the right direction, here’s six top destinations to start thinking about. Kuala Lumpur The capital of Malaysia is an ideal holiday spot because of its proximity to Singapore, [...]