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.
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 [...]
To put it simply France is a beautiful country with a lot to offer and is a great place to enjoy a holiday. For those lucky enough to visit this wonderful country, there is so much to see, do and visit. This article will talk more about some unforgettable places to see in France.
The French Alps are a perfect place to visit and it doesn’t matter what the season is. In winter you can go on a family skiing holiday in France, but if you prefer you can visit the alps in the summertime Read more [...]
We will always want what’s best for our children. There is no exception when it comes to education. We are not talking about pricey private schools though, we just want our kids to exceed in academics. Often when a child isn’t doing well in school we as parents may not know where to turn for answers. Is it the schools fault? Is our child not applying themselves? Are we as parents to blame?
Each case is different, but we as parents certainly need to be on top of our kids' education. Read more [...]
Dorset is probably not the most well known place in the UK when it comes to holiday destinations, but thankfully it is a hidden gem that quite a few people are frequenting each year. This is no coincidence, so read on to find out some good ways to spend time with your family in a Dorset holiday cottage and see what Dorset is all about.
The Tank Museum
Previously known as The Bovington Tank Museum, this is a collection of tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles in Dorset. It is situated Read more [...]