For would-be explorers, living in the contemporary world can be a bit of a drag. Apart from outer space and the bottom of the ocean, just about everything has already been discovered. It may seem as though there’s nothing new to find unless you want to invest in deep-sea diving gear or a spacesuit. But what about the treasures that have been forgotten, tucked away … Continue reading 3 Off-the-Beaten-Track European Gems
You’ve seen it all. Paris. Rome. Milan. Berlin. It’s all been done. You’re absolutely sure you’ve explored every last corner of Europe. You’re desolate and depressed – and in luck. I’ve scoured the globe and found six secret spots that most people have never even heard of. Now, you can happily continue on your whirlwind European adventures, free of repeating anything you’ve already done. And … Continue reading 6 Places in Europe You’ve Never Heard Of!
For even the most experienced travellers, adding children into the mix can make it a whole new ballgame. You have to do a lot more preparation, budget much more carefully (thank God for cheap family travel insurance) and be far more aware of your surroundings once you’re actually abroad. These helpful tips and tricks will make all that planning a snap – and before you … Continue reading Top Tips for Travelling in Europe with Children
Travelling with the kids this summer and not sure what to do to make sure they’re entertained? Take them to a fun park – no family holiday is complete without it. The children will have a blast and when they’re having a good time, so are the parents. It can also be a great idea to invest in some family travel insurance before you go, … Continue reading Visit Europe’s Fabulous Family Fun Parks this Summer
A museum filled with locks of strangers’ hair, castles inhabited by monsters, swimming pools filled with beer…who comes up with these things? Find out for yourself. (And remember, it’s always best to prepare for the surreal by basing yourself in reality. Book your flights in advance and invest in some travel insurance.) Europe is home to some of the most bizarre and obscure attractions in … Continue reading Weird But Wonderful: Europe’s Top Strange Attractions
Budapest, the ‘Little Paris of Middle Europe’, is a city on the rise. The beauty of its architecture has always been remarkable and, in more recent times, it’s begun to make a name for itself for its art and nightlife. New places are always popping up and the good news is that it remains affordable. Visitors will have no trouble finding plenty of bars and … Continue reading Alternative Attractions in Budapest: Uncover its Hidden Gems
Vienna, the capital city of Austria, is one of Europe’s most elegant and beautiful cities. Here you find winding cobbled streets, imperial palaces, an artistic culture and a thriving coffee-house and drinking and dining scene. Whilst it is a great city to visit at any time of year, it is during the winter months that Vienna truly comes to life. Around Christmas, the city transforms … Continue reading Visiting Vienna: A Wheelchair Accessibility Guide
Cruising is a favorite pastime for many vacationers craving a break from land. Cruises offer many activities which are set apart from any other getaway. For most of us, however, cruises may come once in a blue moon and planning for your perfect trip may seem stressful. This fear is certainly justifiable when a supposed action filled senior trip turns into 7 days of senior … Continue reading Sail Away on a Cruise Vacation!
When you think of Florida you may imagine all if its coastline and its array of beaches to be pretty much the same. Think again. When choosing a stretch of sand as the focus of your visit, you’ll have options galore. You probably won’t go wrong with any of them, but if you’re leaning towards the Gulf Coast rather than the Atlantic, which can be … Continue reading Clearwater is a Clear Choice for Your Next Vacation Rental
Over the past 350 million years sharks have dominated the oceans of the world. The fiercest predators in their domain, sharks have earned their reputation as the hunters of the sea. Humans have become fascinated by them and have a healthy combination of fear and respect for these beautiful creatures. South Africa, more specifically Cape Town, is without a shadow of a doubt, one of … Continue reading Shark Cage Diving – The Heart of the Cape Town Adventure Tourism Industry