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Top Places To Visit in South Goa India

Top 10 Places To Visit in South Goa India Words would fail to describe the beauty of this exotic state of India. The beautiful sunset, sandy shores, vibrant beaches, serene sunrise are the lures that have been tantalizing travellers to journey here.  But this is not...

Daintree National Park
Discover Queensland’s Amazing Rainforest Experiences

Top Rainforest Experiences In Cairns Australia Many travelers come to Cairns because of its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef.  But if you're looking for a eco-vacation stop with lush, mountainous rainforests where you can go for picturesque walks, Cairns is a great choice.  Cairns, a...

7 Cool Travel Gadgets That Are Hot This Summer

Cool Travel Gadgets That Are Hot For Summer 2019 Summer makes you think of tropical paradise and dreamy vacation. Strike while the sun is up and the weather warm, so they say. When you are in a new place, you leave your cares at home....

Toronto Tommy Thompson Park
6 Places To Make Magical Family Memories in Toronto

Top 6 Amazing Places for a Families to Visit in Toronto Toronto is the right place for your family vacation with lots of exciting places for families to visit. Toronto is a green city with lots and lots of parks, gardens and children’s playgrounds. All...

Wine Toast
DIY New York City Wine Walking Tour

NYC Walking Tour – 3 Wine Bars You Just Shouldn't Miss Whether you’re a New York City native or visiting for the first or hundredth time, it’s a great place to explore a variety of wines from tiny wine bars to larger restaurants whose menus are...

Why Turkey Is The New Spain

[caption id="attachment_6455" align="alignleft" width="184"] Image: whl.travel, Flickr[/caption] For years, a premiere destination for sunshine and a great value package holiday has been Spain. But with the Euro in trouble and wildcat strikes halting flights in Spain, a new contender has entered the holiday arena – vacations...

Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

ParisWe’ve selected our favorite inexpensive accommodations in three of our favorite European destinations, London, Paris and Budapest to help you stretch your vacation budget.

When you think about the term ‘cheap accommodation’, what comes to mind? Visions of dingy shared hostel dorms with iron bunk beds and thirty people to each bathroom? Subsistence meals from all-you-can-eat buffets? Poor security and sketchy neighborhoods?

These types of lodging certainly exist, but cheap doesn’t automatically mean substandard. If you want to save stretch your budget when traveling, there are plenty of youth hostels and cheap hotels available that will give you a great stay.  Here are some of our favorite top value hotels and hostels: 

Milan Shopping Musts

Doce & GabbanaShopping in Italy is absolute heaven for all fashion lovers! When you think about Italy the first things that may come to mind are: Pizza, legendary football, delicious wine and of course fashion. Italy is the residence for legendary designers such as: Armani, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and many more. If you are a fashion lover you should get fully prepared before entering this “heaven for elegance” country. We have decided to make life easier for you and sum up the top places to shop in Milan:

1. Vintage and second hand shopping
Cavalli e Nastri
Address:
Via Brera 2, Milano or:  Via De Amicis 9, Milano
Official website

This multicolored shop is an absolute pleasure for hours of browsing. Hand-made beaded dresses, faux fur coats and hats, vintage jewelry, and designer’s bags you maybe could never afford before: Hermès, Channel, Dior and many more! 

Historic Paradores of Spain – Cultural Hotel Gems
Parador Nacional de Gibralfaro, Malaga

Parador Nacional de Gibralfaro, Malaga

Being such a popular destination, it can sometimes feel impossible to get away from the well beaten tourist trails in Spain. The amazing Paradores change all this for returning visitors, and along with a few insiders tips make for a truly unique and surprising vacation. The Paradores are historic buildings including convents, castles and monasteries which were identified as culturally significant structured and restored into modern accommodations full of character and retaining plenty of original features. There are around 100 dotted across Spain. Each Parador promise the very best of nature, local produce and regional cuisine; as well as the opportunity to stay in utterly unique surroundings.

Literature lovers shouldn’t miss Alcala de Henares, a world heritage site just outside Madrid. This was the world’s first city specifically founded as a university in 1499. It is the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes, the famous Spanish novelist, playwright and poet who gave the world Don Quixote.