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Amsterdam Slams a Ban on Tourists – No Pot For You!

Amsterdam Slams a Ban on Tourists – No Pot For You!

Say it ain’t so.  The Netherlands who have led the way in tolerance for drug use in public places have taken the first step toward curbing the ever-growing pilgrimage of (young) travelers to the infamous ‘coffee shops’ of Amsterdam. A judge today upheld the government’s plan to restrict the purchase of marijuana to residents only.  […]

April 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Where is Malta?  Right Where History Meets The Mediterranean Sea

Where is Malta? Right Where History Meets The Mediterranean Sea

For everyone wondering where Malta is, here’s a rundown of the charms and attractions of this fascinating country.  Malta is a small island country in the Mediterranean Sea, near the Italian island of Sicily. It’s actually an archipelago, though only three of the islands are inhabited. This beautiful area is best known for having some […]

April 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Tours Inspired By Your Favorite TV Shows

Tours Inspired By Your Favorite TV Shows

Have you ever watched an episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and wished you were sitting in that red Camaro riding along with Guy Fieri, nibbling and chatting your way down the road?  Or perhaps you’ve  watched a PBS special and fantasized about exploring a wilderness region with the host.  Well perk up….  there’s a […]

April 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Touring Berlin Off The Beaten Path

Touring Berlin Off The Beaten Path

Berlin has a lot to offer visitors, but the more famous attractions – the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, and TV tower – tend to get overrun with tourists. Here are five off-the-beaten path ideas, each speaking to different times from Berlin’s rich history. Charlottenburg Palace Built in the 17th Century, Charlottenburg Palace stands as a […]

April 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
London Guide – How To Visit London On The Cheap

London Guide – How To Visit London On The Cheap

Our London Guide is all about keeping money in your pocket and helping your enjoy this intriguing city while doing London On The Cheap. People often think of a London vacation as a trip that requires a lot of money, but a successful trip to London can actually be had on a shoestring budget. London […]

April 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Grab Your Camera, It’s Festival Time in Tuscany!

Grab Your Camera, It’s Festival Time in Tuscany!

Tuscany is home to some of the most famous tourist destinations in Italy, a place where extensive culture and indulgent relaxation go hand in hand. The cities of Florence, Pisa and Siena are well-trodden by tourists keen to see sights such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Uffizi museum and Michelangelo’s ‘David’. Also popular […]

April 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guide To The Many Wonders of Lake Bled Slovenia

Guide To The Many Wonders of Lake Bled Slovenia

Slovenia in central Europe is a spectacular country. With beaches, historic towns, cultural cities, vast national parks, and huge mountains, it can be hard to know where to begin! The country’s capital, Ljubljana, is a great starting place to explore the area around Bled. Thanks to it’s location between Italy, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary, Slovenia […]

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Flashpacking,The Newest Trend In Budget Travel

Flashpacking,The Newest Trend In Budget Travel

Are You A Flashpacker? Flashpacking is the latest travel trend for young (or young-at-heart) savvy travelers. In fact there’s actually a good chance you could be a flashpacker without even realizing it. If you travel with your iPod, digital camera, laptop, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry or any other bulk of technology, and use those devices to […]

March 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Make The Most of Your Visit To Prague – Top Sites To See This Spring

Make The Most of Your Visit To Prague – Top Sites To See This Spring

Make the Most of Your Visit to Prague This Spring Time Prague or Praha, the gateway to Eastern Europe, is without any doubt one of Europe’s most charming and intriguing cities. With its rich Bohemian history, glorious architecture and beautiful and diverse nature, the Czech capital is the perfect destination for an unforgettable city trip. […]

March 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Discover The Fabulous Beaches of Kefalonia Greece

Discover The Fabulous Beaches of Kefalonia Greece

As one of the largest Ionian Islands, Kefalonia holidays are truly unique offering a fantastic range of landscapes, resorts and historical sites to explore, and of course let’s not forget the fabulous beaches. Lassi is the closest beach resort to the capital Argostoli and has a proud reputation for cleanliness and has been awarded the Blue Flag […]

March 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Many will travel to the UK for the London 2012 Olympic Games only to find that they have been swindled by bogus booking sites – don’t let this happen to you! You know what they say: “One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel”. And with the Olympics 2012 just around the corner, it seems a lot […]

February 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

2012 looks set to be an exciting year in London, with the buzz building up to the Olympics in July. The theatre world is no exception, with a number of exciting productions being announced for the West End. If you’re planning a trip to London, seeing a musical or play in the West End is […]

February 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
For A Unique Summer Vacation Try Enchanting Sardinia

For A Unique Summer Vacation Try Enchanting Sardinia

As the British Big Chill sets in even further, many are finding comfort in thoughts of this year’s summer holiday. Instead of jetting off to Spain or Portugal this year, why not try the Med’s somewhat forgotten island, Sardinia, and sample a culture which is more independent and unique than you may have first thought.

February 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

Some concert aficionados appreciate more than just whatever band or artist is on stage at the moment. Sometimes it is about the venue itself. It’s not strictly about acoustics either. An argument can be made that a true concert experience is the atmosphere of the venue and the surroundings. No matter how far technology has […]

February 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Holidays to Tenerife in the Canary Islands have the potential to be a relaxing beach holiday all year round, as the temperature rarely dips below 18C (65F) even in winter months. With excellent nightlife, an action packed activity holiday with every sport and water sport that you could wish for, Tenerife is the ideal winter […]

February 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Foodie’s Intro To Luscious Sicilian Food

A Foodie’s Intro To Luscious Sicilian Food

If the current BBC TV series ‘Sicily Unpacked’ is anything to go by then our fascination with the beauty of Sicilian food and culture continues to grow. The show features Giorgio Locatelli, widely considered to be one of the best Italian chefs working in the UK, inspiring his travel companion, Andrew Graham-Dixon with some of […]

February 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

After wandering around the La Ramblas and familiarising yourself with the Gaudi masterpieces, there is a danger of taking Barcelona for granted.
With its lavish architecture, nightlife and peerless attractions, the boredom factor might seem impossible but how many times can you scale the Sagrada Família without wondering what lies beyond the city’s borders?

January 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

The 1930s and 1940s might seem like an unlikely era to emulate when it comes to partying, but the combination of swing music, kitsch Union Jack-bedecked decor and the chance to dress up in polka dots, stockings and pin-up icon make-up provide a hip escape from the monotony of daily life and drum and bass music! From cabaret bars to big band dances and interactive cinema, here’s a brief introduction to the retro revival evoking the romantic spirit of Blitz-era London.

January 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Trulli Madly Deeply Romantic Puglia

Trulli Madly Deeply Romantic Puglia

The Caribbean, the Seychelles, Barbados; while these are all great romantic destinations, they can also be, well, a little clichéd! One up-and-coming destination is Puglia – often referred to as the next Tuscany or Italy’s biggest secret. Puglia is situated at Italy’s south-easternmost region (known to many of us as the heel of the boot) and is […]

January 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top Winter Destinations To Light Your Fire

Top Winter Destinations To Light Your Fire

Not all of us want to escape the cold, now do we? Wicked Good Travel Tips has already touched on Quebec City, but for those who are looking to linger in the winter, here are a few can’t miss travel suggestions :

January 18, 2012 | By | Reply More