Home » Archive by Tags

Brilliant Tips on: travel

Great Activities to do When Travelling
November 13, 2012
Great Activities to do When Travelling

Work can be a pain, but when the weekend comes along, you always get the feeling that you should do something that’s adventurous and ‘out there.’ While it can be hard to give in to that urge, especially if you have a family to take care of, there’s always the chance to go out and […]

The Vacation Extension: A Solution to the Overnight Stopover
April 8, 2012
The Vacation Extension: A Solution to the Overnight Stopover

The overnight stopover. These very words, especially in recent times, have conjured up something akin to fear for the traveller. The overnight stopover is something that arises when the traveller books flights on a search engine and focusing solely on price while paying no attention to flight times. I have encountered a few people who […]

Fierro Hotel – For the Traveler Craving Style, Comfort & Intimacy in Buenos Aires
April 1, 2012
Fierro Hotel – For the Traveler Craving Style, Comfort & Intimacy in Buenos Aires

In recent years, the hospitality industry has been growing in an interesting fashion. The style of large, resort type hotels may be slowly becoming passé. The new wave of accommodation has come in the form of boutique hotels. These properties are much more intimate than most traditional hotels and this intimacy can have its benefits. […]

Boulders Beach and Penguin Colony
March 15, 2012
Boulders Beach and Penguin Colony

Boulders Beach is located a few kilometers south of Simon’s Town and not far from Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is a popular tourist spot mainly because of a colony of African Penguins that have settled there. Another draw is the fact that the sheltered area is made up […]

Glimmering Pearl Shells in Beagle Bay, Australia
March 10, 2012
Glimmering Pearl Shells in Beagle Bay, Australia

Traveling north from Broome in Western Australia, you’ll find the Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, one of three Aboriginal communities on the Dampier Peninsula. Beagle Bay is home to the Sacred Heart Church and its glimmering pearl shell altar. The interior of the well known church in Beagle Bay is decorated with mother of pearl, cowries […]

Bled, Slovenia and the Julian Alps
March 9, 2012
Bled, Slovenia and the Julian Alps

One of the most beautiful towns in Europe, Bled is situated on the stunning Lake Bled at the edge of the Julian Alps in Slovenia. There are many outdoor activities to get the blood pumping in Bled like rafting, caving, canoeing, swimming, and biking to name a few. Or, just walk, cycle or Rollerblade the […]

The Chicken Buses of Guatemala
March 5, 2012
The Chicken Buses of Guatemala

From its colorful markets and bougainvillea-covered walls to its pastel colored colonial buildings, Guatemala is arguably one of the most colorful countries in the world. One of the first things I noticed upon arriving in Guatemala, were the intensely hued buses. Known as “chicken buses,” these old, retired American school buses arrive in Guatemala in […]

Èze Village and Èze sur Mer
March 4, 2012
Èze Village and Èze sur Mer

Èze is a medieval village located in the French Riviera along the main road between Nice and Monaco. This picturesque village is perched atop a narrow rocky peak overlooking the Mediterranean sea and can be seen from afar. The panoramic view of the sea from the top is absolutely amazing. After parking the car we […]

Asakusa – Where the Pulse of Tokyo Beats Strongest
March 3, 2012
Asakusa – Where the Pulse of Tokyo Beats Strongest

While it may no longer be the premier entertainment district it once was in the years leading up to World War II, Asakusa, part of Tokyo’s downtown Taito district, still has plenty of lively activity. Today, Asakusa is best known as home to the Senso–ji Temple. The ancient temple, Tokyo’s oldest and one of its […]

The I&I Reggae Bar in Caye Caulker, Belize
February 28, 2012
The I&I Reggae Bar in Caye Caulker, Belize

The unique I&I Bar is a great little place to soak up the positive vibrations and chill out on a hammock or swing with a cocktail. One section has swings hanging from the ceiling and it’s connected by a hanging rope bridge to another section.

Wellington’s Funky and Fascinating Cuba Street
February 15, 2012
Wellington’s Funky and Fascinating Cuba Street

One of our favorite areas in Wellington, New Zealand is the Cuba Street District. Once the route of the Wellington trams, the middle section of the street was closed to traffic after the removal of the rails in 1969 and is now one of the busiest areas in Wellington. This is a cool neighborhood full […]

Akaroa – New Zealand’s Only French Settlement
February 12, 2012
Akaroa – New Zealand’s Only French Settlement

The charming township of Akaroa sits at the edge of a pleasing harbor inside the eroded crater of a gigantic, extinct volcano. Akaroa is located an hour and a half drive southeast of Christchurch on Banks Peninsula, the South Island’s most impressive volcanic feature. The peninsula has two prevailing craters which form Lyttelton and Akaroa […]