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Civil War 150th Anniversary – Take The Whole Family On A Living History Getaway

Civil War 150th Anniversary – Take The Whole Family On A Living History Getaway

This is the  Sesquicentennial anniversary – 150 years since the the Civil War in the United States.  Commemorations are taking place all across our country.  Don’t miss the opportunity to relive our nation’s history by visiting the prominent locations that shaped so much of our nation’s history and character. If a unique getaway is what […]

May 11, 2012 | By | Reply 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. [portfolio_slideshow] Want to take an epic train journey? […]

May 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Journey to the End of the World – The Patagonia Andes

Journey to the End of the World – The Patagonia Andes

Some of us are fine with knowing that we will never explore our planet’s many beautiful landscapes. We look to television and the Internet for environmental perspective on the places we share interest in, but seemingly would never venture to. It’s understandable. Unless you’re an experienced trekker, the idea of traveling to some distant destinations […]

May 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Touring The Historic Forts of Oman

Touring The Historic Forts of Oman

The Forts of Oman – A Walk Through History Oman is known for many things, but among the most grand attractions are its forts and palaces. The state has a colourful history comprising of influences from Islamic rulers, the Portuguese and even parts of east Africa. Due to its diverse environment, various tourist destinations and […]

May 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s Most Thrilling High-Country Drives

World’s Most Thrilling High-Country Drives

The world’s great high-country drives offer unparalleled scenery through the windshield. From the bear-prowled highlands of America’s Northern Rockies to the glacier-thick buttresses of New Zealand’s backbone, mountain roads are rich in scenery—and, with sheer drop-offs, avalanche delays, and tempestuous weather often the norm, a fair sprinkle of danger. Here are five glorious high-elevation routes—but […]

May 2, 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
New 7 Wonders of Nature – The Palawan Underground River Caves in the Philippines

New 7 Wonders of Nature – The Palawan Underground River Caves in the Philippines

10 reasons the Underground River in Palawan in the Philippines is an unforgettable destination. Aside from the fact that the island of Palawan is renowned as one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Philippines because of its many attractive beaches, it also houses the recently awarded New Wonder of the World: the Underground […]

April 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Enchanting Bali, More Than Sunshine, Palm Trees and Beaches

Enchanting Bali, More Than Sunshine, Palm Trees and Beaches

Bali is one of the few tropical islands in the world that can truly be called unique.  Bali is a part of the island chain of Indonesia, which consists of 17,000 small islands.  It’s known for its luxurious landscape that is graced with volcanic mountains, terrace rice fields, lush forests and beautiful beaches.  In the […]

April 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Discover Inverell Australia – Dig For Sapphires, Diamonds and Topaz Gems

Discover Inverell Australia – Dig For Sapphires, Diamonds and Topaz Gems

Inverell is an intriguing Australian town with a proud pioneering history. Perched along the Macintyre River, Inverell sits in-between Sydney and Brisbane in New South Wales.  Set in the New England Tablelands in NSW, this picturesque valley is well worth a visit. The Gaelic meaning of Inverell is: the meeting place of the swans. However, […]

April 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Luxury Camping For Comfort Queens – 7 Top Glamping Destinations

Luxury Camping For Comfort Queens – 7 Top Glamping Destinations

The nice thing about glamping is it allows people who honestly don’t like roughing it the opportunity to still commune with and appreciate big, powerful terrain: to see it under starlight, at sunrise and sunset, and in all the other magical guises the traditional camper and backpacker are usually privy to.

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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
Drive Through Paradise – Top Ten Sites Along The Sunshine Coast And Beyond

Drive Through Paradise – Top Ten Sites Along The Sunshine Coast And Beyond

The Queensland coast line, at around 2,500 kilometres long, offers incredible diversity for travellers keen to experience it all. With a catchline, “beautiful one day, perfect the next,” Queensland holidays are undeniably amazing. Starting in the south and heading north, here are the top ten destinations for things to do in Queensland to make the most of your next Australian driving adventure.

March 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Six Unforgetable British Columbia Hikes

Six Unforgetable British Columbia Hikes

One of the great parts about hiking in British Columbia is that you get to enjoy a variety of beautiful environments that take your breath away. Image:  Wikimedia Commons British Columbia, Canada is known for its beautiful landscapes and has many unique places to enjoy a good hike.   With spring right around the corner now […]

March 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Spring Into Wellness With A Pampered Bed and Breakfast Spa Weekend

Spring Into Wellness With A Pampered Bed and Breakfast Spa Weekend

Have you ever had a winter hibernation hangover? Mysterious aches and pains, tired muscles and the inability to get out of bed without four or five hits to the snooze button are all symptoms of this condition. It’s brutal. But there’s a cure that will have you feeling refreshed and it doesn’t require a doctor’s […]

March 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sailing Through The Caribbean – Star Clipper Trip Report

Sailing Through The Caribbean – Star Clipper Trip Report

Last winter Clint and I were gazing out to sea at sunset from a funky beach bar on St. Kitts. Off in the distance was the most beautiful sailing ship gliding majestically through the bay with soft sunlight reflecting off its billowing sails. Right then and there I knew I had to get on that ship! A bit of detective work determined that the gorgeous 4 masted schooner was one of Star Clipper’s sailing ships and you guessed it… this winter we went sailing with Star Clipper on a journey through the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean. Join me on this memorable journey:

March 12, 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
Jazz Up Your Winter With a Theme-Weekend Getaway

Jazz Up Your Winter With a Theme-Weekend Getaway

Work weeks are long. By the time the weekend rolls around, no one would blame you for wanting to spend your time couch surfing while watching reruns of your favorite TV shows. But, if you’re looking to break out of the old routines, try packing up your bags and hitting the road for a tailor-made […]

February 22, 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
Unique Hawaii – A Local Expert Shares His Secrets

Unique Hawaii – A Local Expert Shares His Secrets

While millions of tourists descend on this gorgeous state every year, I believe too few ever venture far from their hotel’s beach or the tried-and-true tourist attractions to see the true beauty of the islands. This is a real shame, as the Hawaiian Islands have many more truly special sites that can make a lasting impression on those willing to make a little effort to seek them out.

January 30, 2012 | By | Reply More