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Urban Jungle Adventures – 5 Sizzling City Break Destinations

Urban Jungle Adventures – 5 Sizzling City Break Destinations

Consider a city break this year to make your summer vacation sizzle with exciting activities. Most people travel in summer to get away from it all. They want to be close to nature, by the ocean, or in the mountains, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and modern communications. But while city […]

June 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Planning One Unforgettable Day In Anchorage Alaska

Planning One Unforgettable Day In Anchorage Alaska

Most travelers to Alaska find themselves flying in or out of Anchorage or as a stop on a cruise ship itinerary.  Here’s how to plan One  Unforgettable Day in Anchorage Alaska. Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska, with over 290k residents. The city is a wonderful mix of a bustling downtown city scene and […]

June 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
When Trouble Strikes, What Can Consulate Services and The Embassy Do For You?

When Trouble Strikes, What Can Consulate Services and The Embassy Do For You?

No one likes to think about turmoil, natural disasters and accidents while traveling, but when the unexpected happens, it’s important to know about Consulate Services, where to get help, and what your Embassy can do for you. If you’re traveling abroad, make sure you have the numbers for your native embassy or consulate office. These […]

June 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Guide To Dog Friendly San Francisco

A Guide To Dog Friendly San Francisco

A Dog Lover’s Essential Guide to San Francisco Have you been thinking about taking a road trip and taking your dog along for the ride?   Consider a visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, where there are plenty of canine-friendly attractions to enjoy together. According to a recent article in USA Today, there are […]

June 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Essential Guide To The Best Paris Wine Bars

Essential Guide To The Best Paris Wine Bars

5 Top Wine Bars of Paris Paris is a great hub for a range of clubs and bars. Many Parisians visit local bars and cafes to meet their friends and enjoy the city nightlife. Most of the city monuments and roads remain illuminated throughout the night and many tourists prefer to take part in midnight […]

May 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Berlin’s Extraordinary, Ever-Changing Art Scene

Berlin’s Extraordinary, Ever-Changing Art Scene

The Berlin Art Scene has been a revelation in recent years as the place to be to find the most ground-breaking artists and galleries exhibiting their work in many of the city’s districts. Things are changing slowly but surely however, with the once funkier, run-down districts being gentrified and forcing the galleries that made them […]

May 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Great Summer Read, “Radio Shangri-La” – Book Review

A Great Summer Read, “Radio Shangri-La” – Book Review

I’ve just completed a journey to ‘The Happiest Kingdom on Earth” (Bhutan in the Himalaya mountains) courtesy of Radio Shangri-La, a terrific book to add  to your summer reading list. Lisa Napoli, a public radio broadcaster in Los Angeles, is rescued from an unfulfilled life by an invitation to spend 6 weeks in Bhutan assisting […]

May 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Visiting The Sydney Opera House – More Than Just Opera

Visiting The Sydney Opera House – More Than Just Opera

No trip to Sydney Australia is complete without enjoying a show at the Sydney Opera House. Whether you want to hear a musical performance, catch a comedy, or attend an Opera, the Sydney Opera House has it all.  The Sydney Opera House is as iconic to Sydney as the harbour bridge, and is perhaps the […]

May 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
England’s Popular Train Journeys – Explore Britain By Rail

England’s Popular Train Journeys – Explore Britain By Rail

Travelling throughout Britain is getting harder and more expensive with rising fuel costs and busy motorways, but there is a much easier way to travel – by Britain’s extensive train service.  Travelling in this way can mean increased comfort and the whole family will be less stressed.  There is no shortage of places served by […]

May 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
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
Disney World Tips – Plan A Great Trip Without Going Crazy

Disney World Tips – Plan A Great Trip Without Going Crazy

By following these three simple tips, you will be able to do some planning both before and during your vacation so that you can get the most of vacation time. But you don’t have to go insane with over-planning. These tips are simple and they will actually help you have more fun. And even a super planner can agree that is a good plan.

April 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
How To Plan A Perfect One Day Visit To Central Park

How To Plan A Perfect One Day Visit To Central Park

More than 800 acres large, Central Park is a massive outdoor public location that has become known globally as a pinnacle of New York tradition. Being so large and full of people, you can imagine how many attractions are located within the park itself. From leisurely walks to special events, if you are in the Big Apple it would be a mistake not to spend day there. But what should you try and catch if you only have a single morning, afternoon or evening to enjoy the many festivities?

April 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
5 Reasons San Diego is a Summer Family Vacation Mecca

5 Reasons San Diego is a Summer Family Vacation Mecca

If you are seeking a family vacation retreat this year, then there are lots of tourist locations in the US that are ideal for children. San Diego is one such city, with a huge number of attractions that will entertain both you and the kids. There is a diverse range of accommodations available, including the Hotel del Coronado, which is one of the oldest and most luxurious resorts in the area. If you need other good reasons to visit this wonderful city, here are five top attractions to amaze and thrill your family.

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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
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
Guide to Useful Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Guide to Useful Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Are you putting together plans for your next vacation? Wondering how you can make the process smoother? Like a lot of other things in life, the answer to this seems to be in apps. Just as there are apps that can help you cook or learn trivia, there are a lot of apps that can […]

February 24, 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
X-Ray Body Scanners Banned in Europe

X-Ray Body Scanners Banned in Europe

Good news for anyone traveling in Europe. The European Union has prohibited the use of X-ray body scanners in all European airports. These are the same scanners that the TSA has installed in hundreds of US airports as a way of checking airline passengers for hidden explosives under their clothing. The European Commission, which regularly […]

February 15, 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
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