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How To Have An Adventurous Action-Packed Weekend in Wales

How To Have An Adventurous Action-Packed Weekend in Wales

The national history of Wales is told by its dramatic medieval ruins, abandoned castles, thrilling mountainous landscapes and horrific coastal cliffs. Wales is also valued for its pristine waters and primeval flora and fauna. Thanks to these natural wonders, Wales turns out to be a perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Here are eight activities that guarantee an unforgettable weekend in Wales.

March 23, 2015 | By More
Have The Most Stylish Holiday of Your Life in Scandinavia

Have The Most Stylish Holiday of Your Life in Scandinavia

Scandinavia has all the elements your need for the most exciting and stylish holiday of your life!

Scandinavia is a vast Northern European territory with a diverse culture and a wide range of wildlife. The classic image of this beautiful region is the endless fir forests, maybe the wilderness and definitely the coastal amazing fjords. Scandinavia is situated in Northern Europe and is comprised of Norway, Denmark and Sweden. It is a unique place where you can experience an almost endless choice of different delights.

March 20, 2015 | By More
Entertaining New Book Reveals The Truth About Living in France

Entertaining New Book Reveals The Truth About Living in France

They Eat Horses, Don’t They?… The Truth About the French, is a delightful book examining popular myths about the French.

Who among us hasn’t fantasized about putting life on hold and spending a year or two living in FrancThe Truth About The Frenche? Ahhh, I can imagine it all now; croissants at daybreak, long walks through lavender fields, stopping for a picnic of wine, bread and cheese… But I’m also imagining dealing with the infamous French stand-offish attitude, poor plumbing, and trying to dress with the chic ease of French women. Need I worry about the myths and rumors about quirky French lifestyles or is it all just hooey?

March 11, 2015 | By More
No Blarney! Top Parades, Parties, and Places To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

No Blarney! Top Parades, Parties, and Places To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

We all know the big three St. Patrick’s Day cities that grab all the attention each year for gala green celebrations and boisterous parades. Boston, Chicago and New York are hard to beat for their St. Paddy’s Day enthusiasm and Celtic traditions.

But with more folks claiming to have Irish heritage in the United States than in Ireland, there are lots of other cities that go all out to celebrate their Gaelic connections and hoist more than a few pints of green beer and Guinness. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day across the United States:

March 2, 2015 | By More
Best Free Fun Things To Do In Sydney Australia

Best Free Fun Things To Do In Sydney Australia

Great Travels tips for Free Things To Do in Sydney! As Australia’s foremost global city, Sydney is considered one of the planet’s most green and connected cities. Sydney offers an excellent choice for numerous tourists, business leaders, and thousands of students each year. Blessed with a sunny climate along with stunning beaches, Sydney is one of the most vibrant and dazzling cities in the world.

And the good news is that visiting doesn’t require a plump purse to enjoy the sights and sounds of Sydney. Here are our best travel tips to explore Sydney and see the sites – for Free!

March 1, 2015 | By More
Simple Steps For Flying With Cremated Remains

Simple Steps For Flying With Cremated Remains

How To Take The Stress Out of Flying With Cremated Remains

Even in the best of times, packing for a trip and working your way through airport security can be a stressful experience. For travelers who are flying home with the cremains of a loved one it can be both an emotional and anxious time. The TSA has partnered with the funeral homes in the United States to streamline the process and has published clear and easy to follow guidelines. Below you’ll find the recommended guidelines as well as some practical advise to make your journey as trouble-free as possible.

March 1, 2015 | By More
48 Hours in Shanghai – Best Sites To Have The Most Fun

48 Hours in Shanghai – Best Sites To Have The Most Fun

Shanghai sites to have the most fun during your 48 hour visit.

Shanghai is a city that expertly mixes ancient culture with today’s extreme technology. You can visit historic areas that blend European styled architecture with Asian influences or get in touch with your Zen at temples that are over 1,000 years old. Since there are so many things to do, let’s narrow down your choices by checking out our best-of list below.

February 23, 2015 | By More
The Exotic Markets of Byron Bay Australia

The Exotic Markets of Byron Bay Australia

The exotic markets of Byron Bay are a fanfare of culture, music and color ingenious art and craftworks, freshly-harvested and home-made produce; handy massages to soothes away your aches and pains. All this and much more greets you in the Markets of Byron Bay.

Also called the Style-Capital of the Northern Coast, Byron Bay is the easternmost beach-town of New South Wales, Australia and is located around 180 km south of Brisbane and around 780 km north of Sydney, just off the Pacific-Highway. This region is one of the major tourist attractions of Australia famous for its whale-watching, beach-surfing, scuba-diving, rural-beauty as well as a laid-back lifestyle. The entire Byron Bay region comes alive on weekends with its exotic markets.

February 9, 2015 | By More
Deliver Decadence This Valentine’s Day -The Chocolate March 2015

Deliver Decadence This Valentine’s Day -The Chocolate March 2015

Deliver Decadence for Valentine’s Day… Give the Gift of a unique Chocolate Getaway at The Chocolate March 2015.

Does your significant other live for chocolate? Do you want to give them the ultimate gift of sweetness? We aren’t just talking about one box for Valentine’s Day, either. Instead, how about an immersive experience over multiple enticing destinations? In other words, taste your way through a parade of chocolate delights at delightful Bed and Breakfasts in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

February 6, 2015 | By More
Travel Insiders Share Dublin’s Best Sightseeing Tips

Travel Insiders Share Dublin’s Best Sightseeing Tips

An Insiders’ Guides to Delightful Dublin

Dublin, Ireland’s capital and most famous city, is packed with charm, culture, history and an enviable nightlife. Tourists flock from all over the world to experience the many attractions and beautiful architecture of the city. UK-based London City Airport has been working with travel and lifestyle bloggers to find top tips and advice for a trip to Dublin. We’re sharing some of their thoughts here to help inspire our readers for their own Irish city break.

February 2, 2015 | By More
Jaw Dropping 2-for-1 Airfare Sale To Italy by Emirates Airline – Hurry!

Jaw Dropping 2-for-1 Airfare Sale To Italy by Emirates Airline – Hurry!

Emirates Airlines has announced an unbelievable sale for flights from JFK to Milan, Italy – with prices so low you will probably never see a sale like this again!!  Emirates is offering two airline tickets for the price of one when tickets are purchased by June 22, 2015.  That means two tickets from $799 in […]

January 20, 2015 | By More
Can Travelers Now Bring Cuban Cigars Into the USA?

Can Travelers Now Bring Cuban Cigars Into the USA?

Yes, travelers returning from Cuba can now bring up to $100 worth of alcohol and tobacco into the United States. With the new U.S. government regulations easing restrictions for travel between the United States and Cuba, travelers can enjoy easier travel to the island of Cuba and can return home with some of Cuba’s most revered products – cigars and rum. You should be aware that these products may not be resold in the United States.

January 19, 2015 | By More
5 Inviting Country Inn Ski Getaways In The Northeast

5 Inviting Country Inn Ski Getaways In The Northeast

The Best of Northeast Skiing Country Inn Getaways

One of the best perks of winter in the Northeast is ski season and all the great chances to get out and play in the snow. Whether you prefer cross-country or downhill skiing, romantic sleigh rides or just sitting in the lodge by the fire with your drink of choice, ski trips are something everyone looks forward to. Here are some terrific country inns that make a perfect place to stay while you hit the slopes this winter.

January 14, 2015 | By More
Where Are The Best New Years Eve Celebrations? We’ve Got The Answer

Where Are The Best New Years Eve Celebrations? We’ve Got The Answer

Where Are The Best Places In The World To Celebrate New Years Eve? – we’ve got the best spots as rated by a company that should know… RatedDJs.co.uk   So whether you’re looking for a great party this week or destinations to put on your bucket list for future celebrations, here are some of the […]

December 29, 2014 | By More
Solo Ski Trips – Can You Go It Alone?

Solo Ski Trips – Can You Go It Alone?

Solo Ski Trip – Should You Go It Alone?

As the ski season sets in, many snow-sport lovers are faced with a dilemma – love of the slopes inspires them to book a holiday to the mountains, but perhaps friends or family don’t share the same passion. Maybe this is a problem you’ve faced yourself; should you miss another year on the snow or should you brave the slopes by yourself?

Any kind of holiday can be intimidating when you’re alone, but a ski or snowboarding trip can be particularly intense. Here are our thoughts on what makes a solo ski trip great.

December 8, 2014 | By More
8 Secret Getaway Spots For Travelers in Busy Barcelona

8 Secret Getaway Spots For Travelers in Busy Barcelona

8 Secret Getaway Spaces for Visiting Barcelona

Don’t be afraid to call yourself a tourist, it is not a bad word. There is nothing wrong with indulging yourself in the chaotically long queues to see the world’s most famous sights, in fact, you’ll regret it if you don’t. However, there will come a time when you will want to escape to find peace and quiet and more out of the way sites. Here I will share with you my 8 secret getaway spaces that kept me going during my time in Barcelona.

December 1, 2014 | By More
Just-The-Best Black Friday, Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014 – Get Ready to Save A Bundle!

Just-The-Best Black Friday, Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014 – Get Ready to Save A Bundle!

We’ve found some sensational Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. BUT, it’s important to keep your eye on Facebook and Twitter this weekend as all the major travel brands will be popping up great discount promotions and giveaways to win your devotion and dollars. So give some thought to where you want to go and then zero in on the social media pages of hotels, airlines and tour companies that service that destination.

Here’s a look at some of the best travel promotions you’ll find for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

November 26, 2014 | By More
3 Caribbean Islands You Should Get To Know Better

3 Caribbean Islands You Should Get To Know Better

Get to Know These 3 Caribbean Gems For A Fascinating Island Vacation

Beaches, crashing waves, and beautiful people in bikinis are just a few of the things that pop in people’s minds when thinking of islands in the Caribbean. While these islands can certainly serve up some of the best island relaxation and tropical attractions, how about getting to know some these islands a bit more than what’s on the surface? What are islands known for? Do they have something unique about them? What’s a random fact about the idyllic dot of land in the middle of the Caribbean? Well, you can find out first hand with a Luxury Travel with Elegant Resorts. Book yourself a place on one of these islands and take your new found knowledge with you. Here are a few tantalizing bits of information to get to know the islands of Granada, Bermuda, and Barbados a little more.

November 24, 2014 | By More
Guide To Understanding Hotel Meal Plans – Which One Is Best For You?

Guide To Understanding Hotel Meal Plans – Which One Is Best For You?

Every time I book a hotel stay in Europe, I have to stop and try to figure out just what those meal plan initials mean…. EP, MAP? While All-Inclusive and BnB are pretty self explanatory, who can figure out the meal plan difference between European Plan and American Plan? I know one of them includes lunch, but for the life of me, I can never remember which one it is. Here’s a great Infographic prepared by itravel2000.com that walks you through the differences in meal plans and how to determine which plan is the best for your next vacation.

November 20, 2014 | By More
5 Ways To Be A Kid Again In Orlando

5 Ways To Be A Kid Again In Orlando

Let’s face it, adults have it hard these days. Don’t you regret wishing you were older when you were younger? Missing all those naps, the recess periods were stolen from you long ago, and the satisfaction of getting your fingers in paint. Those were the days. Don’t say goodbye to them yet though, if you’re around the Orlando area, and are fed up with being an adult, just check any of these five spots out where you can become a kid again.

November 13, 2014 | By More