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How To Plan A Honeymoon in Italy on a Budget

How To Plan A Honeymoon in Italy on a Budget

A honeymoon in Italy has it all: culturally rich cities, ancient treasures, contemporary art, cozy wine bars and panoramic vistas that create romantic backdrops. It’s one of the world’s premiere honeymoon destinations for good reason: Italy has everything you’ll ever want for the perfect getaway with the person you love most.

The country’s beauty and popularity attracts millions of visitors each year. Its allure comes mainly from its historical significance, its aura of high taste and its natural beauty. However, this same popularity has its drawbacks: Italy’s classy reputation and relative distance can intimidate couples who are working with a tight budget.

December 13, 2013 | By More
5 of the World’s Best Train Trips

5 of the World’s Best Train Trips

Its official: the train is still the most romantic and glamorous way to travel. Whatever the destination, going by train makes your holiday all about the journey – below, we list 5 of the world’s best train trips with the most spectacular rail lines in the world. Want to take an epic train journey? Win [...]

May 9, 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
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
Six New Travel Apps To Save Time and Money

Six New Travel Apps To Save Time and Money

The number of Travel Apps being introduced to the mobile marketplace is astounding. It seems every day our ’Wicked Good’ email box is filled with news of Apps just begging for a try out.  Since neither Linda or I have an iPhone, we usually have to wait for the Android and Blackberry version to come along – which means [...]

August 1, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Rail Europe Puts Eurostar Tickets on Sale for Summer Travel

Rail Europe Puts Eurostar Tickets on Sale for Summer Travel

As snow and ice dim our spirits this winter, Rail Europe is offering a ray of sunshine and savings with a 20% discount off high-speed train tickets between London, Paris and Brussels for spring and summer travel.  The Rail Europe discount promotion (on Standard Premier Tickets) begins February 15 and continues through March 31st for [...]

February 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
New England Fall Foliage Trains – Scenic Views Without The Traffic

New England Fall Foliage Trains – Scenic Views Without The Traffic

New England is blessed with some of the most spectacular fall foliage displays in the world.  The diverse variety of hardwood forests climbing dramatic mountainsides and reflected in shimmering lakes guarantee scenic overload.  This year skip the traffic jams on the highways and view the foliage on board one of New England’s scenic train tours.  [...]

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10 Most Scenic Rail Trips In Europe

10 Most Scenic Rail Trips In Europe

RailEurope has just published a terrific online guide of the 10 most awe inspiring train journeys throughout Europe.  The guide includes lovely pictures (of course) along with not-to-be-missed highlights along the train routes, travel times and fares.  Tickets for all the journeys can be purchased on the RailEurope site.

June 24, 2009 | By | Reply More
EuroStar Rail Passes Reduced Just in Time for Summer Travel

EuroStar Rail Passes Reduced Just in Time for Summer Travel

In the past few years high speed rail routes have blossomed throughout Europe making travel between major cities both fast, convenient and comfortable, but not necessarily inexpensive.  Famous Eurostar trains zip travelers between London, Paris and Brussels with ease, and thanks to Rail Europe’s recently announced Eurostar High Speed Savings Plan, this summer’s travel will [...]

January 16, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Gas Saving Vacations Just In Time for Summer!

Gas Saving Vacations Just In Time for Summer!

Whether you’re trying to moderate the effects of global warming, or simply attempting to reduce the volume of dollars flowing into your gas tank, we’ve got terrific gas saving vacation ideas for you to get away without leaving all your hard earned cash at the gas station. #1 – Windjammer Sailing Adventure Sail along the [...]

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