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Discover Umbria – The Beauty of Tuscany Without The Crowds

Discover Umbria – The Beauty of Tuscany Without The Crowds

Known as ‘the green heart of Italy’ Umbria is less trodden than its much talked about neighbour, Tuscany.  Yet Umbria offers a relaxing alternative without the crowds and expensive tourist prices with an equally impressive array of rich cultural and historical centres, edible treasures and natural spectacles.  Discover Umbria as a great destination for lovers […]

October 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Castles, Vineyards and Bike Trails – Life Is Good Along The Mosel River Germany

Castles, Vineyards and Bike Trails – Life Is Good Along The Mosel River Germany

When my husband and I first moved to Germany we searched for that typical German town with ‘gingerbread houses’ and an old mystical feel to it.  After realizing most of that was in Bavaria, hours away from our house in Rheinland Pfalz, we stumbled upon the Mosel River.  A 30-minute ride from our house through […]

October 19, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
5 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid in Amsterdam

5 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid in Amsterdam

Amsterdam for Amateurs: How to Stay Safe When you think about cities where “anything goes,” chances are Amsterdam is among the first that comes to mind. Amsterdam tends to be far more lax when it comes to drug use, prostitution and other activities compared to other cities, either turning a blind eye or allowing things […]

October 17, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Discover Seductive, Secluded, Salento Italy

Discover Seductive, Secluded, Salento Italy

Discover the charm and beauty of Salento – Italy’s less touristy vacation destination Salento is the southernmost region in Italy’s fashionable boot and is loved by Italians for its beautiful weather, long sandy beaches, delicious food, charming classical towns and vibrant festivals.  As it’s only in recent years that the region has been discovered by […]

October 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Costa Del Sol – Spain’s Ideal Destination For Couples of All Ages

Costa Del Sol – Spain’s Ideal Destination For Couples of All Ages

Costa Del Sol – The Ideal Destination For Couples Every year for as long as I can remember my partner and I have responded to the question of where we’ll be heading on our summer holidays in the same way. It’s the Costa Del Sol for us! You might well wonder why we don’t push […]

October 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very ‘best of ‘ are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers in the world.  Lonely Planet has earned the reputation of […]

October 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe – The World’s Largest Arts Festival

Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe – The World’s Largest Arts Festival

As the world’s largest arts festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the most important and entertaining collections of theatre, comedy and performance art in the world. The Edinburgh Fringe is one of my personal highlights of the cultural calendar in the UK, and for anyone looking for a unique and exciting event in […]

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Britain’s Best French Bistros – A Taste of France in the UK

Britain’s Best French Bistros – A Taste of France in the UK

The UK is home to every kind of food you can imagine and Bistros are a prime example of this rule. Bistros typically have a relaxed, calm atmosphere and serve really good French food. They are a meeting point between French cuisine, and slow, chilled out dining. Here is our top choices! 1.)  Galvin in […]

September 21, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
London’s Vintage Fashion Scene & Top Hipster Hangouts

London’s Vintage Fashion Scene & Top Hipster Hangouts

Here’s Your Guide To A Vintage Day Out in Paradise (aka London) Vintage Fashion, Markets, Streets and Hipster Hangouts…. Vintage fashion lovers and collectors travel from all over the UK to hunt out vintage treasures in London’s historic markets. In fact, people travel from all across Europe, and even America, to grab their own little […]

September 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Wander The Prosecco Road in North-East Italy For A Bubbly Good Adventure

Wander The Prosecco Road in North-East Italy For A Bubbly Good Adventure

An Introduction To The Prosecco Road in Northeast Italy. There was a time when Prosecco wine would be the drink of choice of only a few fortunate Italian northerners, a common presence at the end of their meals or to celebrate special occasions.  But with exports of this sparkling white continuously on the rise, it’s […]

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Discover Saalbach Austria For Adventurous Holidays In Every Season

Discover Saalbach Austria For Adventurous Holidays In Every Season

Adventurous Saalbach Holidays Deliver Excitement and Beauty in All Seasons Saalbach (also known as Saalbach-Hinterglemm) is a quintessentially beautiful Austrian municipality located near the city of Salzburg that offers some of the most spectacular skiing in Europe and is a wonderful winter holiday destination. However thanks to its beautiful green mountains, visitors flock to the […]

September 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dublin Festival Season – All The Creative Fun You Can Handle

Dublin Festival Season – All The Creative Fun You Can Handle

Festival Season in Dublin for 2012 The irreverent city of Dublin is fast becoming a stage for talented musicians, artists, street performers and film makers and as such can now boast a flamboyant line-up of world-class events for Dublin’s Festival Season. Whether you’re an avid festival goer or looking for something new and unusual, Dublin […]

September 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Rain or Shine, Mystic Connecticut Has Something For Everyone

Rain or Shine, Mystic Connecticut Has Something For Everyone

Rain and Shine, Mystic Connecticut is a great vacation destination for the whole family. Thirty years ago we took our daughter to Mystic Connecticut on vacation. A mere hour and a half from Boston, it was a great destination for a day trip or longer.  She loved Mystic Seaport http://www.mysticseaport.org  (in a time before animation […]

August 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Island Hopping In Greece – Top Islands For Fun and Romance

Island Hopping In Greece – Top Islands For Fun and Romance

Island Hopping In Greece: The Top Must-See Islands A holiday in the Greek Islands is always the right decision, but choosing specific destinations on these ancient shores is no simple task.  From the seas that surround them to the islands themselves, each destination has its own flavor, charms, and even cultural and historic attractions.  The […]

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Paris Cheap Eats – Top 10 Paris Restaurants For A Budget Meal

Paris Cheap Eats – Top 10 Paris Restaurants For A Budget Meal

Top 10 Places To Have Lunch In Paris On A Budget Paris holds a very special place in my heart; the scenery, people and of course the food. Now we all know that a trip to Paris can be expensive. The cost of food on top of the cost of tickets to Paris can add […]

August 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guide to Free Things To Do in Manchester England

Guide to Free Things To Do in Manchester England

Here’s Your Guide to Free Fun Things To Do In Manchester, England Nestled in the hilly industrial conurbation that bisects the North of England, Manchester has a well-deserved reputation as a rough-and-tumble town. During the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a hub of the country’s economic explosion and even today is known more for […]

August 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guide To Most-Loved London Antiques Markets

Guide To Most-Loved London Antiques Markets

A Guide To The Most Loved London Antiques and Collectable Markets I have always found the history that is connected to everyday objects to be quite fascinating. I love a good story and knowing the history behind the ornaments that I choose to decorate my home with. Since my fascination with antiques and collectables began […]

August 9, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
A Guide To Nordic Cuisine – Copenhagen’s New Visionary Food Movement

A Guide To Nordic Cuisine – Copenhagen’s New Visionary Food Movement

Copenhagen’s extraordinary new food scene – A guide to Nordic cuisine If someone 10 years ago had told me that Nordic cuisine would be the next big thing I would have laughed. I’ve always believed that you have to be born and raised in Denmark to enjoy most of our traditional dishes. Then, in 2004, […]

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Enchanting Towns of Lake Garda Italy

The Enchanting Towns of Lake Garda Italy

A Guide To The Enchanting Towns of Lake Garda Lake Garda in the North of Italy is a popular tourist destination, and for good reason. From the rocky mountainous landscapes surrounding the northern end of the lake, to the rolling vineyards and orchards at the south, the emerald green waters of Lake Garda have a […]

July 27, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Where To View The London Olympics For Free

Where To View The London Olympics For Free

A guide to the best free views of the Olympics With millions of Olympics tickets sold almost instantly to sports fans around the globe, many are left without a chance of seeing the sporting events unfold this summer. However, there are a select number of locations to watch the events, which are completely free. This […]

July 23, 2012 | By | Reply More