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Finding The Quiet Side of Venice During Peak Season

Finding The Quiet Side of Venice During Peak Season

How to Find the Quiet Side of Venice during Peak Summer Tourist Season

Venice is visited by over 20 million tourists every year. Most of them visit for just a day or two. With such a short trip, they are only able to see the compulsory first-time attractions; San Marco, Doges Palace, Rialto, and shops and restaurant cafes nearby fall in line with the must-sees. However, these places experience extreme crowding throughout the year, and especially during summer. If you are one wanting to avoid such crowds, and still want to experience Venice in all its splendor, read on.

June 7, 2018 | By More
Mindful Travel Destinations That Will Help You Reconnect with Your True Self

Mindful Travel Destinations That Will Help You Reconnect with Your True Self

Mindful Travelling: 4 Destinations To Reconnect with Your True Self

Would you agree that there’s a difference between tourism and travelling? It’s a common topic nowadays, and travelling (especially travelling solo) is becoming synonymous with personal growth. Whereas a tourist might check into a resort and stay on the beach sipping cocktails until the flight back home, the traveller is looking for more depth of experiences on their journey. Here are some favourite destinations that inspire and entice – places where luxury means contemplation, gratefulness, and a higher sense of self.

June 5, 2018 | By More
How to Plan an Unforgettable Holiday in Germany’s Wine Country

How to Plan an Unforgettable Holiday in Germany’s Wine Country

Move Over Beer Halls – Visit Germany’s Wine Country for an Unforgettable Vacation. Germany offers something for every traveler, but is a particularly great vacation destination for those who enjoy wine tasting, touring vineyards or participating in one of the country’s many annual wine festivals. Here are our best tips for planning a wonderful vacation in Germany’s Wine Country.

Regarding wine tasting, there are more than 1000 events scheduled in Germany on a yearly basis, and these are most often held between August and October. Nearly every town, whether large or small, holds at least one festival showcasing local wineries. If you are planning a trip to Germany with the goal of visiting its beautiful and interesting vineyards and wine making facilities, you can anticipate a trip that will never be forgotten.

May 10, 2018 | By More
Discover San Sebastian, Spain’s Vibrant Northern Beach Town

Discover San Sebastian, Spain’s Vibrant Northern Beach Town

Discover The Alluring Sights and Attractions in San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian is a beautiful beach town in the Basque country of northern Spain. Known for its aristocratic lineage it reflects a rich sense of Basque history and culture. San Sebastian is all about relaxing on the beach, wandering the ruins of old palaces and delving into the tingling culinary variety of pintxos and tapas. Those who love great wine and food, don’t have to look further than Rioja, one of Spain’s most picturesque regions. Events taking place around the city include bullfights, parades, food events and more.

May 8, 2018 | By More
Guide to St. Andrews’ Old Course – Scotland’s Ultimate Golfer’s Dream

Guide to St. Andrews’ Old Course – Scotland’s Ultimate Golfer’s Dream

St. Andrews’ Old Course in Scotland: Story of a Golfer’s Dream Getaway.

Being one of the best courses in Scotland, a country known as the ‘home of golf’, there’s obviously a lot to say about St. Andrews’ Old Course, or often referred as just ‘The Old’.

I was lucky enough to be able to visit the Old earlier this year in February. This article is my story of the day there. The St. Andrews’ Old Course is truly a special course unlike any other in the world – let me take you through the journey of what makes it so unique.

April 6, 2018 | By More
Great Places To Stay Outside London

Great Places To Stay Outside London

Hotels Just Outside London – Why You Should Stay In Hertfordshire

With its close proximity to London and a special vibe all of its own, Hertfordshire is where many savvy travellers are staying. Are you looking for a hotel in London but finding that high prices and lack of availability are two recurring issues? Well, then there could be an alternative. While plenty of people feel that staying in Central London is their only option, a growing number of travellers are opting for hotels in Herts.

April 3, 2018 | By More
Top Food Festivals of Armenia and Georgia – Well Worth Discovering

Top Food Festivals of Armenia and Georgia – Well Worth Discovering

Top festivals that are worth visiting in Armenia and Georgia

Armenia and Georgia are two amazing countries of the South Caucasus, they are famous for their rich history, culture and hospitaly. Each year these countries hold bright and colorful festivals the aim of which is to acquaint people with national traditions, cuisine and folk. If you are lucky to visit any of these events you will spend unforgettable time and will be able to plunge into reach Caucasian atmosphere. Today we made a list of the most worthy Armenian and Georgian festivals and will share with you lots of useful tourist information.

March 7, 2018 | By More
Dazzling Places To Watch The Sunset in Malta

Dazzling Places To Watch The Sunset in Malta

Whether it is the mix of colors that fill the senses or the associated feelings of peace and harmony, everyone loves a good sunset and there are few places in the world with skies as stunning as Malta.

Here’s, where the sun meets the Mediterranean Sea, the scenery and architecture provide a spectacular backdrop. Watch as the shadows of the day cross honey-coloured stone and wait for the evening as the sky is painted in violent pinks and oranges.

March 5, 2018 | By More
Lake Balaton – A Great Day Trip From Budapest

Lake Balaton – A Great Day Trip From Budapest

Things to do around Lake Balaton, Hungary – A Great Day Trip From Budapest

With its picturesque landscapes, vineyards, volcanic mountains and historic towns, Lake Balaton offers all this along with its stunning body of water in western Hungary. The lake is mostly undiscovered to those who live outside the region but it’s great to visit any time of year, with many resorts residing along the shoreline. Just about an hour southwest of Budapest, you can discover Central Europe’s largest lake and see for yourself why it brings in many people year-round.

March 2, 2018 | By More
Top Things To Do in Britain’s Beautiful Peak District

Top Things To Do in Britain’s Beautiful Peak District

How To Make the Most of the Your Visit to the Peak District of Great Britain

Here in Britain, we’re incredibly lucky in the sense that we don’t have to venture far to stumble upon some truly breathtaking countryside. Whether you like to drive, cycle, climb or hike, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors right here at home. Where better to place to start than with the first official national park in the UK? We are of course referring to the beautiful Peak District.

February 28, 2018 | By More
A Parent and Child’s Guide to Skiing in Val d’Isère France

A Parent and Child’s Guide to Skiing in Val d’Isère France

Why Val d’Isère France is an ideal ski destination for families

Heading away for a ski break with the kids? Val d’Isère has got to be your winter destination of choice. Why? Well, aside from the fact it offers some of the best on and off-piste activities around, the resort caters for little people extremely well.

February 15, 2018 | By More
Guide For Planning a Fun Berlin Weekend Getaway

Guide For Planning a Fun Berlin Weekend Getaway

Sometimes everyday life just feels like too much. That’s when travel adrenaline kicks in and you simply just need to getaway for a weekend to explore a brand-new city. In those moments, Berlin makes a wonderful choice for an exiciting getaway weekend.

Berlin is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. With great nightlife, astonishing sights and monuments, a dark yet humble history, and an amazing art scene, Berlin is probably one of my favourite cities in Europe.

January 25, 2018 | By More
7 Reasons You Need To Be Cruising France’s Canal Du Midi

7 Reasons You Need To Be Cruising France’s Canal Du Midi

7 Reasons You Need to Discover Cruising Along France’s Canal Du Midi

France is a land of indescribable beauty that inspires artists, seduces foodies and enchants romantics. From lavender-covered fields and aromatic vineyards to quaint villages and fortified cities, France celebrates diversity that appeals to world travellers around the globe. However, those looking for an authentic exploration of this dreamy country can experience it from a slightly different, more exciting perspective. Cruising along the 300-year-old Canal du Midi is an experience like no other that will take you on a meandering path through the most beautiful regions of southern France. Still not convinced that this is the perfect way to travel through France? Here are top seven reasons that will make the Canal du Midi the next stop on your travel list.

January 17, 2018 | By More
Florence Italy in Winter – All The Charm Without The Crowds

Florence Italy in Winter – All The Charm Without The Crowds

Holiday the Italian Way in Florence Italy. Visit during winter and experience all the charm with none of the tourist crowds.

If winter weather has you down, shake things up this year by hopping a flight to the Birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, Italy. Why Florence for your winter holiday? The real question is why go anywhere else? Florence is a hotbed of culture, boasting some of most famous works of art ever created. Michelangelo’s David is perhaps the most iconic, but there are plenty of other pieces of art and architecture to see that don’t involve standing in a line or causing a cathedral-sized gap in your wallet. Here are a few of the best free attractions in the city:

January 10, 2018 | By More
5  Beautiful Regions of Romania That Will Charm and Delight You

5 Beautiful Regions of Romania That Will Charm and Delight You

5 Beautiful Regions in Romania Where You Can Experience Authentic Local Life and Hospitality.

If you want to discover a new destination with a long-lost way of life, then shake off any misconceptions you may have about Romania, and consider visiting these fascinating regions. Authentic Romanian local life is found in the countryside, in small villages and communities where the modern world and industrialization hasn’t changed peoples’ lives that much – yet. Life here is simple and goes at a much slower pace, without the complications, stress or worries of modern life. And for travellers it will be nothing short of surprising, colourful and full of wonder!

December 18, 2017 | By More
A Backpacker’s Practical Guide To Affordable London

A Backpacker’s Practical Guide To Affordable London

My Backpacking Adventure, exploring the best of London on a tight budget

Low on budget as I was already visiting Paris, I took the high-speed train to London for a 3 day backpacking expedition. London, being one of the busiest cities in the Europe, was not an easy place to visit while being almost broke. It was a test of my patience to take walking trips to busy places like the Buckingham Palace and museums but at the end of the day, it was well worth it.

December 1, 2017 | By More
Backpackers Guide to Amsterdam’s Budget Hostels

Backpackers Guide to Amsterdam’s Budget Hostels

Backpackers Guide to Budget-Friendly Hostels In Amsterdam

With beautiful structures, ecletic coffeehouses, expanded canal frameworks, excellent museums, and the Red Light District, it’s no big surprise that Amsterdam, the “Venice of the North” is on top of every people’s bucket list. A visit to some hostels in Amsterdam can be very costly unless you plan ahead of time. With the assistance of this article, you will have every one of the tricks and tips to make your backpacking journey in Amsterdam budget-friendly and less expensive trip.

November 10, 2017 | By More
Greece Island Hopping Made Easy

Greece Island Hopping Made Easy

Must Read Tips For Island Hopping in Greece

The islands of Greece are categorized into distinct clusters and are comprised of the Ionian, Saronic, Sporades, Cycladic, Dodecanese, North Aegean and Crete. The most visited islands are Santorini, Crete, Ios, Mykonos, Corfu, and Zakynthos. Choosing the perfect islands for your visit can be challenging. Here are our must-read tips for island hopping in Greece.

November 2, 2017 | By More
Budget Tips for Visiting Basel Switzerland

Budget Tips for Visiting Basel Switzerland

Visiting Basel, Switzerland, on a Budget – Yes It’s Possible!

There are few places in the world as breathtaking as Basel, Switzerland. With captivating scenery, it’s no wonder it has become the third largest Swiss city. Basel, like much of Switzerland, is famous for its cheese, watches, and high-quality chocolate. At least, that’s all I knew about it before deciding to visit.

November 1, 2017 | By More
Spectacular Eastern Europe Road Trip – Transfagarasan Highway Romania

Spectacular Eastern Europe Road Trip – Transfagarasan Highway Romania

Wheeling Through Eastern Europe: Tips on Surviving a Bumpy Road Trip

Since seeing the Transfagarasan Highway in Romania on BBC’s ‘Top Gear’, it’s always been a road that I’ve wanted to drive. Rather fortuitously, my girlfriend at the time was from Romania, so it just made sense to take a trip out there and see what it was all about.

We decided to take in a few sights along the way, you know, get some ‘culture’ in the form of museums, monasteries and touristy hotspots – a castle or two, some beach bars … I was amazed at just how much there was to see

October 11, 2017 | By More