Some of the most lasting marks of Scotland's history on its landscape are the country's famous castles. Once fortifications over past conflicts, today they offer a glamorous glimpse of the past as well as a history lesson.
What holiday do you associate the color orange with? Can’t think of one? Try King’s Day, the enthusiastically celebrated holiday in Amsterdam. On this day, the city turns into a street party, market and festival all rolled into one.
Going through history, Taipei started with the Han Chinese staying on the Taipei Basin in 1709. This also resulted to the formation of the national capital of Taiwan and high-tech industry center, which is currently known as Taipei City. You will find that since the late 19th century, present-day Taipei was home to the northern Taiwan’s most important Han settlements. Furthermore, the region was the government-elected overseas trade port of Tamsui. Notwithstanding, Taipei City’s magnificent Read more [...]
Business had become very quiet and I was feeling a little sorry for myself. I wondered what I could to pep myself up, perhaps a holiday would do the trick so I got onto the internet. I wanted a two-week break somewhere sunny, by the sea and more importantly cheap as I didn't have a massive budget to play with. After a couple of days on the computer I decided on Benidorm in good old Spain. The flights were easy to book online with a budget airline as was the hotel, a 2 star family run establishment Read more [...]
Both very keen on fishing, my wife and I wanted a new experience, so we trawled (excuse the pun) the Internet for days until Perran Springs caught our attention and it proved to be perfect. A family run business set in 21 acres of lush countryside of Cornwall with superb amenities catering for couples and families only. We could even bring our dog, as long as it was kept on the leash, so it was ideal for us. We settled on a Caravan Holiday Home which came with all the mod cons you would expect and Read more [...]
Mecca holds great significance for Muslims everywhere for many cultural and historical reasons. Saudi Arabian Airlines can easily get you to Mecca and accessing this wonderful city should not be a problem; hence, you can sit back, relax and enjoy reading more about what makes Mecca such a special place.
This is an annual religious event where Muslims from all across the world travel to Mecca as a pilgrimage that must be fulfilled at least once in their life, if they possess Read more [...]
Barcelona is a city with a wealth of accommodation options, there’s so many places to stay you are certain to find something that fits your budget. The location and the level of comfort is important for any holiday, that’s why when I take my weekend breaks in Barcelona I choose to stay in the HCC Lugano. HCC Hotels have 9 great places to stay in and around Barcelona, they’re all superb but I can’t recommend the Lugano enough.
The reason I love staying with HCC hotels is because they are Read more [...]
There is nothing as challenging as taking a long flight with kids and manage to maintain their composure. As usual it is like kids always wait for this chance to drag their parents through an unnecessarily long walk of shame as other passengers watch in dismay. As if prolonging the show isn’t good enough the kids performance for the passengers does not end without the usual screaming, kicking of legs and finally climaxing in a fighting of who gets the seat close to the window. Read more [...]
To most people the idea of travelling with kids is a nightmare. Kids can get bored quickly and being on a long distance flight makes most of them cranky. Most parents prefer to be with their kids at home and when it comes to travelling, most of them prefer short distance. Other parents however, are mostly concerned about the health of their children. Even though thorough medical checkups and proper vaccinations are required before anyone embarks on an overseas journey, some parents are still Read more [...]
Backpacking with kids can be a tricky situation and more so when packing equipments you will need the right equipments can either make or break your day of much anticipated fun. Carrying bulky equipment that you later find was not necessary or forgetting important equipment may make you feel like you are in a death trap.
First aid kit
It need not be detailed like the Red Cross one but it should have essentials like burn cream, sting relief, antiseptic wipes, band aid, cotton balls Read more [...]
Travelling alone or in a group of adults is very different from travelling with kids. Most people want to see the world and experience what it has to offer but the idea of their kids in tow discourages many parents. However, that should not be a problem anymore. The best Tour companies have today specialized in travelling packages that include kids too. So, the idea of stranded and clueless parents or guardians at the airports with exhausted kids in tow is now a thing of the past.
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The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), also known as the Hare Krishna movement, is a spiritual organization founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada in New York City in 1966.
This objective of the ISKCON is to make every town and village aware about and bring them closer to Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's sankirtan movement. The movement is aimed at spreading mercy and is an educational non-profit organization. ISKCON has established its centers Read more [...]