Just a few short blocks from famous Old Town Pasadena, California is the urban village of Paseo Colorado, a self contained residential apartment complex and shopping mall. According to Paseo Colorado's web site paseocoloradopasadena.com this development is "One of the largest concepts of its kind in the country, Paseo Colorado is an urban village
is a city of 80,000 plus people and is a tourist attraction city that is overlooked by many tourists. This city is home to Knotts Berry Farm, "With over 165 wild rides, shows and unique attractions just steps from Knott's Resort Hotel, Knott's Theme Park is the place to go for family fun and thrill seeking adventure!", Knotts Soak City, "Knott's Soak City Water Parks are acres of waterlogged fun for everyone.", Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, "A place where knights battle for their kingdom's honor while an exceptional feast is served in a magnificent setting.", Movieland Wax Museum
Malaysia is a riot of color, tropics and relaxation. Sabah lodgings offer world travelers a tremendous vacation experience in this beautiful land.
The Catalan town of Alghero is located on the Northwest coast of Sardinia. Known throughout the world for its stunning beaches and characteristic old town centre it is fast becoming one of Europe's holiday hotspots.
Not many places on earth get the opportunity to be discovered twice, but the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo have. These two islands together with Las Desertas and Las Selvagens islands make up what is called the Archipelago of Madeira. They are found 1000 kilometers southwest of Lisbon, Portugal and half that distance from the African continent. Since their discovery around 1419 and founded in 1425 by Joao Goncalves Zarco, little was known about these islands but in the l...
The 2006 Monaco Grand Prix was won by Spain's Fernando Alonso in a Renault. The Monaco Grand Prix is the only one of the season run on ordinary streets instead of a purpose built circuit, and is seen almost as much as social event as a great sporting occasion.
The road branched right into a trail named on the map as Llanberis Pass. In my experience anything labelled as a Pass meant spectacular scenery and a tinge of excitement stirred within me. What began as a gentle shower was now a torrential downpour. As I progressed through the valley the walls rose steeply and threatened to engulf me. At one point they rise almost vertically to nearly two thousand feet. It's easy to find a sense of claustrophobia surrounded by these imposi...
Visit Chester and discover a delightful cultural mix that evolves when a 21st century city has been shaped by 2,000 years of history. Within the city walls Chester combines five star luxuries, exclusive stores, excellent dining and a vibrant nightlife with attractions such as a Roman Amphitheatre and Gothic Cathedral.
New Zealand has such a variety of natural beauty all in one country. From icy glaciers, hot geysers, mountains, forests, beaches and deep bays. Active, outdoor lovers are spoilt for choice with skiing, boating, hiking, fishing and much more.
A look at the Spanish archipelago of the Balearic Islands or Islas Baleares in the western Mediterranean. This island group comprises Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera.
Providing information and tour packages for kerala beaches, backwaters, kerala cruises, hill stations, houseboats, trekking, camping and biking. Also provide details on hotels in kerala.
Overview of Toronto, the largest and most multicultural city in Canada.
For three, five, seven or however many days, the ship's cabin will be your second home. Depending on your plans for rest and relaxation, you might want to give some thought to your choice of cabins. If you plan to be on the go, go, go and partake of all the ship has to offer, then pay for the cheapest cabin rate. After all, you will only be in your cabin to sleep and change your clothes. However, if you need to be alone and plan to huddle in your cabin at times, reconsider yo...
Much has been written about the favorite dream island of Bali. But how does it actually look like, and what's more important - is it the right destination for a visit or for a honeymoon?
How do you hide money and documents when you travel? Here are some lessons learned from experience.
People who often travel would like to have as much discount as possible on you airfares, hotel stay, and tourist hot spots. Discount fares allow you to travel at affordable rates.
Swansea is located in the heart of Swansea Bay, one of Wales' most beautiful regions, with landscapes incorporating sandy beaches, waterfalls, rolling countryside and deep valleys. Swansea itself is the second largest city in Wales, and a highly popular tourist destination, widely known for providing excellent shopping facilities and plenty of things to do. Places of interest Swansea has a diverse array of places to visit. The many attractions found in and around the ci...
When planning your next vacation, it is important to compare the prices between an all-inclusive vacation package and independently booking your airfare, hotels, and events.
Goa is quite distinctive among India's west coast tourist spots. A former Portuguese colony separated from British ruled India by a mountain range, Goa has become well established as a unique and exciting holiday destination.
Brazil has 4,600 miles of coastline, all adjacent to the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. With so many dazzling beaches, you are sure to find your spot in the sand when visiting Brazil. Brazil's beaches are quite diverse, with beaches for families, partygoers, surfers, secluded beaches, crowded beaches, and even beaches for the naturalist available for a multitude of tastes. All of the beaches in Brazil are public access beaches, which means that if you can find a beach ...
Arizona P.M. Enterprises has opened a new tour operation in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Owner Cathie (Priddy) Marshall, formerly with GlobeMasters Travel Network and All Around Branson, identified the need for group tour receptive services which specialize in sightseeing and custom packages for groups touring in the Lake Havasu region. Services being offered include meet-and-greet at both Las Vegas and Phoenix airports, transportation and step-on guides.
California has a land area of over 155,000 square miles with almost 850 miles of coastline and beaches, 25,000,000 acres of desert, mountains, including Mount Whitney which at 14,505 feet above sea level is the second tallest mountain in the continental United States, numerous lakes, rivers and creeks, forests of all types, thousands of campgrounds and RV parks, beautiful scenery
In this continuing series, we cover my move from San Diego to Chita, Siberia to be a professor at Chita State Technical University. We pick up the story outside the airport in Khabarovsk, Russia.
It is always nice to see how the other half lives, take for instance there is the Life of Luxury: the George Hamilton way. This is a TV show which looks at the lives of the Super Rich in which the first episode looks at the PlayBoy Mansion, a collection of multi-million dollar homes, hip-hop half-billion dollar empires and some queens of shopping. Tom Delay's Life of Luxury over the last six years: Public documents reviewed by The Associated Press document his 48 visits to golf clubs and resorts; 100 flights aboard private company planes; 200 stays at hotels, many world-class; and 500 meals at restaurants, some averaging nearly $200 for a dinner for two. Not all paid for by Tom Delay.
If you are planning your next vacation, why not consider a Caribbean cruise? A cruise offers exotic places to visit and the ship has all the amenities of a five star hotel
Getting cheap airline tickets can be time consuming. To help save you time, we've compiled a few tips for helping you with the time consuming parts of finding the best deals possable for your airline tickets.
It's not called one of the happiest places on earth for nothing! We're talking of course about Disney World, one of the largest and most popular theme parks on the planet. They have attractions, rides, hotels galore, and so many things to see and do that you would have to take 10 trips to Disney World to see it all. Before you go though, you do need to keep some tips in mind. Sure, it can be a great adventure for your whole family, but if you do not come prepared you might en...
If you are planning on travelling to Murcia you will be able to look forward to an exciting and satisfying vacation experience that will leave you with many treasured memories. There are many wonderful places to explore in Spain, from the exciting and beautiful Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol resorts to the richly historic cities such as Seville and Barcelona. Within easy reach from the airport, Murcia is another of this country's treasures and many tourists travel here each y...
Zap! The lightning bolt flies through the air, barely missing the huge aircraft as it wobbles through the sky. In the cockpit, the pilot furiously makes adjustments on the control panel in front of him. His objective is simple and urgent: to regain control of the 747 as it struggles through the heart of a storm. Zap! Another bolt strikes one of the plane's engines, putting it out of commission. With half of the aircraft's four engines destroyed, it cannot remain airborne much...
Islas Secas is not a private island, it is a privately owned group of 16 small islands 12 miles off Panama's Pacific Coast. If you want to feel like a castaway on your honeymoon, with all the comforts then Islas Secas could well be the place for your private island honeymoon. Islas Secas is a unique kind of resort built very definitely with the expression eco friendly in mind, and is the ideal honeymoon destination for couples who just don't want the 5 star crowded all sin...
Olu Deniz, a beautiful inland bay that stretches behind the cape, is now closed to yachts. The reason this heavenly place is called Olu deniz ("Sea of the Dead")
An increasing number of individuals utilize the internet to make travel reservations. Potential travelers often make their arrangements through the company or website offering the lowest prices. Popular sites such as Hotwire offer highly discounted rates on various types of travel packages. However, these types of sites do not disclose certain information such as name of hotel or airline until after the customer has made the non-refundable purchase. Alternative travel agents ...
Are you planning to visit London in June? It's probably one of your best choices in order to avoid tourist crowds and bad British weather whilst cherishing some the most interesting open air cultural events.
A brief trip through the towns of the northern Costa Blanca, Spain.
A growing youth hostels and hotels in Krakow directory specializing in budget accommodation in Polen.
Travel in northen Italy, Flashbooking is becoming a recognized source of information and services for who loves creating a trip by him/herself and book bed nights securely online, this issue: Travel in Verona City (Veneto).
The Red Sea in Egypt, one of the most exotic scuba diving destinations in the world. Combined with the ancient sites of Egypt, a trip to the Red Sea is truly a dream trip for any scuba diver.
Whether you are first time cruiser or seasoned veteran Disney passenger, plan ahead and budget and you can save alot of money on your next Disney Cruise.
What to do and see in Belize whether you're on a budget break or in search of five star luxury.
The Alps is a majestic and world famous mountain range that is divided into the Western and the Eastern Alps. A breathtaking place to spend a vacation, this mountain range provides stunning views as well as recreational facilities such as winter sports like skiing. The Western Alps, which are the higher of the mountains, are located in European destinations such as Italy, France, and Switzerland. The broader and longer Eastern Alps can also be found in Italy and Switzerland a...
Dwarikas Hotel in Kathmandu Nepal is everything you would want to find in an hotel. It has the architecture of an ancient building, yet this is a boutique style hotel with all the facilities and none of the drawbacks of an international style hotel. The architects who designed Dwarikas can be very proud of their efforts in creating a unique atmosphere and yet such luxury in absolutely stunning surroundings. Kathmandu is such an evocative city, and Dwarikas Hotel blends in ...
Unfortunately, when you travel, you need to be concerned with thieves who may try to steal your wallet, driver's license, passport, and other valuables you have with you on a cruise. Being vigilant and trying not to bring too much with you can help reduce the risk of being robbed while you are trying to enjoy yourself. Cabins aboard many cruise ships are not too secure. While they have locks or card keys, these are not changed as often as hotels, so people who stayed in them ...
I have to admit that at present time, booking hotels through internet is one of the most popular ways. You can find hotel accommodation all over the world by only using your fingertip. Apart from that, booking hotel from hotel booking you can get very cheap rate because the competitive market itself. There are a lot of internet website that you can visit, and they are offering different accommodation rate. However, booking hotel online for major cities is quite easy becaus...
A little bit of planning can result in a big increase in security and satisfaction when it comes to student travel.
Steeped in antiquity yet bursting with all that's fashionably modern, Italy is the birthplace of La Dolce Vita - the sweet life that celebrates beauty and happiness.
Vietnam's small and pleasant capital Hanoi is a fascinating blend of East and West, with French design from its colonial past and Chinese influence from centuries of dominance.
In this article, I am going to write about the joys of going on holiday in a camper van. Owning and travelling around in one of these vans gives people a lot of freedom of where they want to stop to sleep and for how long they want to stay in each destination. Many people from the UK decide to tour parts of Europe over a period of months in one of these type of vehicles.
The annual gathering of Bald Eagles in Squamish BC is underway. Every year hundreds of these raptors winter on the banks of the Squamish River and its tributaries to feast on Salmon. Conveniently located half way between 2010 Winter Olympic hosts Vancouver and Whistler, right at the tip of Howe Sound, This is a spectacle not to be missed if you are in the area this winter.
The Welsh capital, Cardiff, is really a city on the move. Home to over 350, 000 people, this city underwent a tremendous and progressive development over a period of time. It is home to an impressive coal empire and has evolved into one of Europe's most beautiful maritime cities, embraced by lovely countryside. Of all the major reconstruction that the city has witnessed, a prominent mention should be given to the impressive appearance of the Millenium Stadium...
If you have every visited Barcelona, you know it is a place best experienced over a few months instead of a few days. Fortunately, the people of Barcelona know it as well.
Sitting at the terrace of a sidewalk cafe in Paris and sipping on a Perrier while watching passers-by is a pleasure many travelers promise themselves to experience when they are in Paris. But with the check comes the question: to tip or not to tip?
Learn the Insider's Secrets on How to Get a Cruise Ship Job From Someone Who Did Two World Cruises, Went To Over Fifty Countries and Six Continents.
The Cyclades is the central group of islands in the Aegean Sea. The middle group consists of Serifos, Sifnos, Andiparos, Paros, Naxos, Dhenoussa, Iraklia, Skhinoussa, Koufonisia, Amorgos and Levitha
Jet Aviation has announced that they have been sold, pending antitrust clearance, to the Permira Funds a leading international private equity specialist. Ending several years of speculation, the Zurich based operator of business jet services has finally accomplished what had long been expected: the sale of the Hirschmann family business to outsiders.
As couples have become more mobile in recent years, destination weddings have greatly increased in popularity. Most Caribbean weddings come as customizable vacation packages with all details accounted for by the resort or planning service. As a result, you and your guests can spend time relaxing on the beach rather than scrambling through last-minute preparations. Though it would seem far more difficult to plan a wedding from thousands of miles away, the reality is that a wed...
Hawaii, land of sun, sand and sea is an archipelago of eight volcanic islands and is located in the central Pacific Ocean. Hawaii became part of the United States in 1959.
Cruises are currently in the middle of a big resurgence in popularity
The official Caribbean hurricane season stretches from June 1 - November 30. It's rare to see a large storm in either June or November and most major hurricanes occur between August and October, with the peak season usually being September. The upside is that prices are lower for the Caribbean during this time and resorts are less crowded. So what do you do if you want to get away during hurricane season? Buy Travel Insurance You must buy the trip cancellation insuranc...
Germany has a lot to offer the visitor from fashionable cities to quaint villages and castles. There are concerts, opera and ballets and a broad array of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and swimming, along with skiing in the winter. And for those long evenings, a host of beer gardens and cafes await.
Newport Beach, home to Newport Harbor and Balboa Island, is fifty miles from Los Angeles, fourteen miles from Disneyland in Anaheim and thirty miles from Catalina Island. It's a great place to get away from it all but still have it all. It is a small, population approximately 72,000, affluent city surrounded by major attractions.