Envision Mexican history as a wild tide rushing in from the east, but not only heading west but north and south, too. Then, complicating matters, that tide retreats leaving spots of settlement, then rushes in again, spreading about only to repeat the process dozens of times. How does one logically explain such a country’s history or discern if these tides have even yet settled? Lake Chapala through the ages could have been a wild, sprawling, confusing book to match her nation’s history, but it’s not. Author Tony Burton managed to accomplish a great amount of order in this 500 year historical review.
Traditional Hawaiian Handicrafts to Buy On Your Trip – Bring Home Authentic Souvenirs
Hawaii isn’t only the ultimate vacation destination, but it also happens to be a real paradise for souvenir-shopping. With a wide assortment of authentic items that are sold at Hawaiian markets, in boutiques, souvenir and museum shops, it is really difficult to return home empty-handed.
If you are looking for a perfect Hawaii souvenir, other than usual things like refrigerator magnets, keychains and stickers, read on! We’ve put together a list of five distinctive, hand-crafted souvenirs that promise to keep the spirit of aloha alive long after your return from the lush tropical paradise
Enjoy a Spirited Stay at One of These Haunted BnBs and Learn All About Their Resident Ghost
It’s that time of year again! Halloween is almost here. Instead of exchanging ghost stories in the night, why not give yourself, your family and/or your friends a chance to tell of your own spooky stories after a visit to one of these haunted, yet hospitable, bed and breakfasts? Enjoy these stories of some of our favorite BnBs that play host to guests and ghosts alike:
If you tell someone you are going for a weekend to Budapest, often their eyes will light up at the thought of the beautiful, cultured, and bohemian city which sits on both banks of the mighty Danube River. On the other hand, if you tell someone that you are off for a holiday to Hungary, you will more often than not be faced with blank expressions, the question ‘why?’ or an assumption that you mean Budapest.
In fact Hungary has come on in leaps and bounds since the fall of communism and visitors are greeted this days by a vibrant and flourishing country, a warm and friendly people, and a rich culture which has been blended seamlessly with all the latest modern trends and technologies.
Travellers’ Guide to Koh Samui – Thailand’s Beautiful Offshore Islands
Luxurious villa life, pristine white shores, fresh coconuts, swinging hammocks, do you think that is all there is to Koh Samui? Think again! Travelling to Koh Samui encompasses more than just discovering the tropical island. Just a short distance away from Samui lie various offshore islands, each with its own alluring charms. Not sure which one to visit? Hop on a speedboat with us for a tour around these islands.
Best Mortorcycle Routes For Long Scenic Drives
A motorcycle is more than a way to get from one place to another. It’s a way to experience the ride more fully than you can in a car. The most important part of that experience is the route, and there are plenty of great roads to choose from for a long and pleasant ride. Before putting your bike away for the winter, think about checking out some rides made for viewing the fall foliage. Get out your thicker jackets and see if any of these rides are in your area.
Can Iceland Really Offer Perfect Otherworldly Conditions for Adventure?
Interested in finding the next great adventure location for your holiday? How about travelling to Iceland this year and see whether tourists who have been there are right when they say it is the land of otherworldly adventures. What could you do there? You could engage in a wide number of adventures in caving tours, ice caves, go for glacier hiking or even amazing snowmobile tours. The fun does not stop here. Just imagine yourself in a super jeep tour together with friends or hiking to master the world. Let’s see more about what Iceland has to offer to tourists around the world interested in having the adventure of their life.
Tour The Best of Poland by Train
Many people don’t think of Poland as a top holiday destination, but the truth is that there is a lot to offer here. Taking a train tour around the country is a fantastic way to really get to know the Polish culture as well as the most important sites and attractions. These are the 5 must-see places in Poland, all of which are accessible by train as part of an easy tour.
Best Fall Getaways Where Off Season Prices Are A Bargain
Falls is a wonderful time to go traveling. Days are still warm, evenings are cool and comfortable, and nature puts on a show for all of us to marvel at. What makes fall travel even more enticing is off-season bargain prices in much of the world. From New England to California, north and south, everyone has their red marker out, crossing out the high season prices and lowering them for savvy off-season travelers.
Discovering Palawan Philippines, and it’s 8 Must-See Sites
There is no doubt that Palawan is one of the most admired travel destinations in the Philippines. Its pristine beauty has captivated the hearts of many tourists who’d very much love to return to this tropical paradise. From its glistening waters, fancy beaches and many other island attractions, this island never fails to astonish its guests.
Holidays for Families in Zanzibar
Zanzibar is home to some of the most beautiful, idyllic destinations on the continent of Africa. With turquoise waters, soft white sands beaches and mouth-watering local food , there are many simple reasons to be attracted to this serene archipelago.
Located off the coast of Tanzania, the top attractions include magnificent beaches like Paje, Kiwengwa and Nungwi. Beaches of Zanzibar provide the best tourist experiences with stunning palm trees, tropical blue seas and best accommodation facilities.
Each year thousands of leaf peepers tumble into their cars and head north toward the mountains of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to be dazzled by fall foliage displays. Highways become clogged, restaurants are filled to overflowing, hotels are sold out and prices are at their max.
This year we have a smarter suggestion for you, instead of heading north, point your car toward central Massachusetts and discover the beauty of ancestral farms, hillsides awash with fall colors and small towns chock full of farm stands, art, music, history and artisan craft shops. Fall foliage is just as brilliant in this verdant region, but you’ll miss the annoying crowds.
West Coast BnB’s for an Unforgettable Fall Foliage Getaway
People often praise New England as a prized spot for catching the best of fall foliage, but least we forget, the West Coast offers some spectacular Autumn vistas too. From Washington to Oregon to California, the trees aim to please with breathtaking colors that are surrounded by equally stunning landscapes. Here’s a look at striking BnB inns that are perfect for fall getaways.
7 Destinations in Western Australia That Will Wow Every Traveler.
Covering no less than one third of the continent, this amazing region deserves your undivided attention, and for a good reason! With all the sights, sounds, smells and tastes ready to sweep you off your feet, adventure is lurking around every corner.
New Travel Tips for Las Vegas
Las Vegas, one of the most well known vacation destinations in the world, is the ultimate destination for anyone who enjoys gambling. Apart from enjoying games such as keno, poker, roulette, wheel of fortune, craps, blackjack, and baccarat, people who love to play slot machines, visit sites like Royal Vegas as well. While many other cities boast of casinos, Las Vegas is the most popular casino city in the world and entertains visitors 24 hours a day. Little wonder that those who visit this city once keep on returning.
The Finger Lakes Region of up-state New York has always been known for its beauty and abundance of acclaimed vineyards. While most travelers are drawn to the southern region to visit Watkins Glen, Hammondsport and Corning; I’d like to draw your attention further north to the delightful city and lake known as Canandaigua.
Come along on our exploration of the Canandaigua Lake area to discover acclaimed vineyards, craft breweries and fine cuisine.
Famous TV and Movie Coffee Shop Hangouts
All of our favorite TV sitcom shows seem to have a comfy neighborhood coffee shop where all the popular characters gather to exchange their inner-most feelings and to share a laugh or two, even if it is supplied by a phony laugh-track…. Even so, travelers love to search out the real diners and coffee shops that were used as TV settings. Probably Tom’s Restaurant in Manhattan is the most famous, as the gathering spot for the Seinfeld gang.
When in Pennsylvania, do as they do, go to Dutch Wonderland and Crayola Experience
Recently we were looking for a fun weekend getaway with our 5-year old. We decided to try out Lancaster, PA and Easton, PA for some serious kid fun. Joined by our good friends and their 4-year old we headed out for a smile-packed weekend.
7 Savvy Tricks To Get The Best Deals On London Hotels.
Visiting London at any time can bring you the challenge of finding the best deals in the area—after all, it’s highly likely that you’re not the only one wanting to experience what the city has to offer when the weather is at its best. Not to worry: you can get an edge over other travellers and save money on your London accommodation if you have these seven tricks up your sleeve.
Sometimes you come across an inn that is so delightful, you feel like you’d like to move right in. That’s exactly the experience we had at the 1837 Cobblestone Cottage Bed and Breakfast in up-state New York. Canaddaigua is both a town and a “finger” lake located just south of Rochester NY, about a five 1/2 hour drive from Boston straight out Rt 90 – the Mass Pike.