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Rome’s Villa Borghese Gardens
March 7, 2012
Rome’s Villa Borghese Gardens

Comprised of the grounds of a seventeenth century pleasure palace, the Villa Borghese Gardens is a large park in Rome with a widespread area that includes a lake, lots of manicured green grass and a number of museums and attractions. The second largest public park in Rome after Villa Doria Pamphili, the Borghese Gardens is [...]

Interesting Things To Do in South Africa
January 9, 2012
Interesting Things To Do in South Africa

Wondering what to see in South Africa and feeling adventurous? Interested in wandering a little ways off the beaten track and exploring some of the less well known, but just as interesting things to do in South Africa? This great country is home to a bewildering array of things you simply can’t see anywhere else, including interesting exhibits, amazing food, bizarre activities and sporting spectaculars. Here’s our guide to a few of the Rainbow Nation’s unique treats:

3 Favorite Things to Do in Berlin, Germany
September 30, 2011
3 Favorite Things to Do in Berlin, Germany

After making the decision to live in another country, I started to think about where I would like to live if I were to move to Germany. Berlin was definitely among my top choices. The dynamic of the city is great and is constantly evolving. Some close friends of mine live in Berlin, so I [...]

Offbeat Things to Do in Florence, Italy
August 17, 2011
Offbeat Things to Do in Florence, Italy

It is a well-known fact that Florence was one of the most important cities during the Renaissance and tourists from all over the world come, some renting Florence apartments, to admire the art and architecture of this grand time. Every now and then it’s nice to avoid big touristy crowds for a change of pace. [...]

Zimbabwe – Africa’s Hidden Gem
July 19, 2011
Zimbabwe – Africa’s Hidden Gem

The vast majority of people – quite rightly, most would say – only consider themselves when booking a holiday. But when some destinations promote themselves as a luxury holiday destination, by digging a little deeper it becomes clear that actual putting money into the country is a contentious issue. Case and point: Zimbabwe Hotels are [...]

Tantalising Tenerife – Canary Islands
June 10, 2011
Tantalising Tenerife – Canary Islands

At the heart of The Canaries lies the island of Tenerife. Commonly tainted with misconceptions of being a paradise for booze fuelled, beach obsessed British youth, the island actually has a great deal to offer and upon taking a closer look at the real holiday destination of Tenerife; you could be in for a surprise…. [...]

The Algarve – How to Leave Your Hotel
June 7, 2011
The Algarve – How to Leave Your Hotel

The Algarve is a truly beautiful setting for a holiday abroad, and with such a huge amount of great hotel accommodation on the tranquil coastline, you can often feel so relaxed in the warm weather and relaxed atmosphere of your hotel that it is difficult to leave! However, there are so many ways to enjoy [...]

Alternative Things to Do in Mallorca, Spain
May 27, 2011
Alternative Things to Do in Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca is a popular tourist destination for both families and young holiday makers, which is not surprising considering the great weather and buzzing atmosphere of the island. Students, couples and families flock there every year to enjoy the sun and carefree attitude that comes with a holiday. However, this does also of course mean that [...]

Things to See and Do in Lloret de Mar – Costa Brava
May 12, 2011
Things to See and Do in Lloret de Mar – Costa Brava

The Mediterranean coastal town of Lloret de Mar is one of the most popular resort areas found on the Costa Brava. With its long beaches and hidden coves, the seaside town of Lloret de Mar is an ideal place to explore local tradition in an extraordinary natural environment. Having recently returned from a visit to [...]

Things to See and Do in Asturias, Spain
May 2, 2011
Things to See and Do in Asturias, Spain

Thinking about traveling to Spain this summer? Those who are looking beyond the typical Mediterranean holiday or  who are interested in heading off the beaten path should consider a trip to “green Spain” and, in particular, the principality of Asturias. A recent Iberia flight from Madrid to Asturias reminded me more of the Azores or [...]

Colorado Festivals Blossom in Springtime
March 4, 2011
Colorado Festivals Blossom in Springtime

While skiers and snowboarders continue to enjoy Colorado’s powder well into spring, many areas in Colorado embrace the beginning of spring with the debut of new attractions and exciting festivals celebrating everything from music and mountain biking to food, wine and more. Below is a sampling of some of the many ways visitors can begin [...]

Things to Do In Maui
February 17, 2011
Things to Do In Maui

Anytime is a great time to visit the island of Maui. Here are some of my favorite things to do on the second largest island in the Hawaiian chain also known as the Valley Island: Kayak Last time I was in Maui I went kayaking off Wailea Beach in South Maui, near the Four Seasons [...]