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The Other Face Of Greece – Ski Resorts!

The Other Face Of Greece – Ski Resorts!

A Quick Guide To The Best Ski Resorts Close to Athens Greece Believe it or not, skiing is a popular activity in Greece! Do not let those brochures and flyers of the deep blue Mediterranean waters fool you into thinking that this is all there is to Greece. You only need to look at the […]

January 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
5 Brilliant Family Days-Out in Cheshire England

5 Brilliant Family Days-Out in Cheshire England

Looking for family-friendly days out that suit everyone isn’t always easy. Leaving kids to sit around the house all day at the weekend or during school holidays isn’t great either. If you are looking for days out the whole family can enjoy, the north west of England has a good number of places they will […]

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
A Merry MunchThrough Beautiful Strasbourg – An Alsace Trip Report

A Merry MunchThrough Beautiful Strasbourg – An Alsace Trip Report

I am so happy to be back in Alsace, especially here in Strasbourg. I have not been here since the 90’s when while teaching at Boston Latin Academy, I was part of a French teacher exchange hosted by the Boston Public Schools and the Boston Strasbourg Sister City Association of which I am a trustee. This […]

January 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Running With The Bulls, A Once-In-A-Lifetime Adrenaline Rush

Running With The Bulls, A Once-In-A-Lifetime Adrenaline Rush

In Pamplona, Spain, one of the most unique events in the world takes place each July.  The Running of the Bulls which has made Pamplona famous worldwide, is known as encierro in Spanish and means to lock up or to pen. There have been many videos and many documentaries done on this tradition, usually showing […]

January 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Best Places to eat in Brighton’s North Laine

Best Places to eat in Brighton’s North Laine

For those of you, who aren’t familiar with Brighton, allow me to provide you with a quick overview. Situated on the South Coast of England, Brighton is often referred to as London by the sea. What was once an ancient fishing village has transformed over time into a bustling seaside city, proving popular for all […]

December 31, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
What I Learned While Volunteering Abroad

What I Learned While Volunteering Abroad

When I graduated school, like many of my generation, I had no idea where I wanted to go. No aspirations on what I wanted to be. A friend suggested that volunteering abroad teaching English as a foreign language could help me get away from my problems and get a fresh perspective on things. I had […]

December 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Many Charms of a Seaside Getaway to Brighton, England

The Many Charms of a Seaside Getaway to Brighton, England

The south of England is full of seaside resorts as well as peaceful, country hideaways.  Perhaps the most popular is the seaside town of Brighton, one of the cultural hotspots of the south of England as well as being a popular holiday destination for all ages. As well as being home to the famous Brighton […]

December 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
The World’s Most Beautiful Vineyards

The World’s Most Beautiful Vineyards

The World’s Five Most Beautiful Vineyards   A holiday to a wine resort is one sure-fire way of guaranteeing a good time. Wine inexplicably tastes better when you’re drinking it whilst admiring the vines that created it. Of course, with good wine, comes good food and luxurious accommodation. And then there’s the educational aspect of […]

December 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Take The Kids On A Fossil Hunting Adventure In Great Britain

Take The Kids On A Fossil Hunting Adventure In Great Britain

Prehistoric Britain – Great places to take the kids fossil hunting If you’re looking for a bit of a different family outing next summer, why not go fossil hunting? The UK is absolutely packed to the rafters with fossils and it isn’t just trained archaeologists that can go hunting for them – you too can […]

November 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sunny Sorrento – A Perfect Base to Explore Southern Italy

Sunny Sorrento – A Perfect Base to Explore Southern Italy

Sorrento makes a perfect base to explore the beauty of southern Italy.  Here are the top 5 places to easily visit from Sorrento. The world is a smaller and more accessible place these days and we are reaching more destinations with ease. It’s intriguing to experience another culture, try a different dish, sip on local […]

November 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

If you are looking for something unique this Christmas but really don’t fancy slogging it out on Oxford Street, why not enjoy your shopping with some of these magical festive experiences at the best Christmas Markets in the UK. London Southbank This market always offers a festive log cabin experience. Why not take a trip […]

November 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Discover The 10 Most Beautiful Cities of Spain

Discover The 10 Most Beautiful Cities of Spain

Spain is surrounded on three sides by water – the Atlantic Ocean, the Cantabrian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. It was conquered by the Moors who have left Spain with a fine Moorish architectural legacy. Enviably there are more beautiful cities in Spain than any other country. Spain holds a special corner in my heart […]

November 16, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Popular Ways For Travellers To Work in France

Popular Ways For Travellers To Work in France

Popular work opportunities in France for adventurous language travellers If you’re travelling to France as a student from an EU country, you will also have the option of finding work while you’re there. All EU nationals can find employment in France and obtain residence permits if needed. You don’t always need an extensive knowledge of […]

November 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Exploring Top Paris Sites in the Iconic 7th and 8th Arrondissement

Exploring Top Paris Sites in the Iconic 7th and 8th Arrondissement

Paris, often called the City of Lights, has a number of iconic attractions to visit.  The 7th and 8th arrondissement are home to the famous Champs-Élysées, the Invalides as well as the Eiffel Tower. Even if you have already been to Paris once, it is well worth visiting the 7th and 8th arrondissement again.  Here […]

November 8, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
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 […]

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