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.
The holidays are around the proverbial corner. If you are like many people, before too long you will begin stewing about entertaining for the holidays. Whether it be for family or friends or both, you may end up planning a holiday dinner of two.
If that is the case, you don't want to wait to the last minute to start thinking of tablescape ideas. When it comes to the winter holiday season, whether you plan to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, or New Year's Eve or the day itself, Read more [...]
When you are sitting in the dead of winter trying to daydream about the perfect spot to visit in order to escape these desolate months, you have plenty of options to choose from. Most of us imagine long stretches of white beaches, with translucent aquamarine water, a never ending blue sky and a roaring sun. We want to dig our toes into the sand, pop the top off the bottle, grab our favorite book, kick our feet us, and let the world spin around us. We don’t want any part of the troubles, trials, Read more [...]
In March every year there is a major festival in Spain, it's know as Las Fallas de Valencia. From March 1 to March 19 the city has a great, funny atmosphere and it's a time when the locals and tourists stroll the streets enjoying the big figures on show known as ninots. The festival and the fireworks is one of the best and most important festivals in Spain, you can't miss it!
What Is It All About?
The festival, as mentioned above, takes place in March and the biggest day is on March Read more [...]
The Caribbean is a wonderful place that you really could spend a lot of time exploring, the amazing beaches, weather and people make it one of the best holiday destinations on the planet. Luxury Caribbean vacations are absolutely the best way to experience it all, so all you need to do now is to choose your island and you are good to go. Here is my guide to the best Caribbean islands that I have had the pleasure of visiting.
This to me is one of the ultimate Caribbean destinations. Read more [...]
Why take a Winter Cruise?
Perhaps one of the most important reasons people opt for a winter cruise is because of the financial gain this time of year. Booking a winter cruise is just a fraction of the busy summer and fall months, check out Bolsover Cruise Club. There will also be less crowds cramping the floating holiday space which is another big bonus for setting sail during the winter months. There is a holiday rule of thumb which is; when school is in crowding is out.
The Pluses of Read more [...]
It is always great to get away to Norway there is so much there that I love and it truly keeps me coming back year after year. Here are some of the reasons that I am going back this year, next year and the year after.
Skiing is a way of life for Scandinavian people and Norway is no exception to this. In fact the first stable ski binding came from the Norwegian Sondre Norheim and this had a huge impact on skiing in the modern age.. There are many ski resorts in Norway and it is a Read more [...]
Are you looking for a weekend getaway in Australia, but have no ideas as to where to go, and what to do when you get there? If so, read on!
First things first, you will need to figure out a location, and what activities you would like to do when you get there. As always, your best bet when it comes to doing this kind of back work is a visit to the internet. There are many sites out there that will assist you in making your decision as to where to head for, and what to do. So, if its a surfing Read more [...]
Choosing the right tires for the upcoming winter is extremely important for safe driving. I thought it might be a good idea to talk about some of the reasons to invest in winter tires, as opposed to keeping your summer tires. Read on to find out more about making a crucial investment.
Tread and grip
The tread of winter tires is naturally designed for a better grip and is therefore much safer for use in the winter. This is especially the case if where you live experiences snow Read more [...]
Goa means different things to all of us. For some it is a leisurely retreat on tranquil beaches, for some it is a romantic getaway like no other and for some Goa is still the charming village that flirts with the seafront, where fun-lovers come for repeat doses of delight. Few can deny that for those in need of a sanctuary that takes away the chaos of the city life, Goa is one of the best places in India. The little coastal stretch of paradise is also home to three of the most luxurious and upscale Read more [...]
How to get there?
Machu Picchu is located about 40km away from the historic former Inca city of Cusco. This is a fantastic place to base yourself before you head there and is a great way to soak up some culture and get used to the high altitude that can plague even the fittest of people. There are a number of interesting Inca sites that are also in the area (that are generally not reached on the way to Machu Picchu), therefore Cusco is the perfect place to make some day trips and get the Read more [...]