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.
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.
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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 [...]
The great outdoors is so wonderful that we all should get out more of often and really enjoy it. The problem is that many people think to go on a camping adventure means that you have to compromise on the luxuries we have at home, but this is where glamping in Cornwall or basically any other has spawned. This is a more luxury based form of camping and the technology for camping technology has improved so much that you just need to the right equipment and you can be totally comfortable. Here are Read more [...]
As anyone with kids will know, travelling as a family treads that very fine line between bliss and misery. And the worst part is that you never really know when, where or why it might swing from one extreme to the other. The simple fact of the matter is that kids and long journeys have never made the best of bedfellows. In turn, you find yourself walking on eggshells for much of the journey, hoping and praying it passes without incident.
Logically speaking therefore, you’d assume that the quicker Read more [...]