Whether you're planning a weekend away or spontaneously hitting the road, some of the best lakeside vacation destinations reside within our own National Park system.
As one of England's newest cities, Sunderland is a city with a difference. It combines a modern, bustling centre with a relaxing green environment, stunning coastal scenery and a refreshing attitude to life. In Sunderland, quality of life and quality of environment go hand in hand.
Mijares Mexican Restaurant in Pasadena, California is extremely well known for two things, their margaritas and their all you can eat Sunday champaign buffet brunch, both of which are excellent. This restaurant has been around for what seems like forever and has developed a crowd of very loyal patrons.
Every New Year's Day, except when that holiday falls on a Sunday and the Rose Parade is held on January 2nd, millions of viewers around the world enjoy the Rose Parade and think about Pasadena, California. The citizens of Pasadena are justly proud of this spectacular event and the fame it brings their beautiful city, however, there is more to Pasadena than the Rose Parade.
Backpacking in New Zealand ‘ How to Get Amongst the Locals & Experience Things Off The Tourist Trail
A great way for backpackers to get a taste of the real New Zealand is to seek out local events and festivals. One festival not to be missed is the legendary Wild Foods festival held annually in a small town on the West Coast of the South Island called Hokitika.
It is quite interesting when one consider diverse reasons people love cruising holidays and what such moments have to offer. On a general level, however, cruising holiday is attractive because it provides a bunch of peculiar benefits other holiday routes lack. Cruising is perfectly ideal for both family and single travelers, while the environment oozes romantic and exciting moments. Without doubt, the entire service evokes sophistication and gives a sense of well-being to cus...
Occasionally, there is a magical time when mom, dad and the kids all have nothing on the schedule. In such times, I highly recommend a trip to Georgia for some fun.
Set in Austria, the Sound of Music is an epic film spurring dreams of a heavenly land in every child that sees the movie. In truth, they should have filmed the movie in Halstatt, Austria.
Thinking about traveling to Spain? Spain - located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula - continues to be one of the most popular tourist attractions and vacation spots just as much today as it has always been in the past. Maybe you're wondering about where to visit in Spain... Maybe you want to learn more about its history and experience its tremendous influence in European art... Whatever your reasons for wanting to visit are, you're certainly bound to enjoy the rich culture, customs, and history of this country once you've arrived there.
If you are traveling to Hawaii in January, here are a few annual local events for you to consider adding to your itinerary. The Ka Moloka'i Makahiki (Ancient Hawaiian Games) is celebrated in the Kaunakakai Town Baseball Park & Mitchell Pauole Community Center on the island of Moloka'i. Every year around, January 21, you can enjoy this week-long celebration of ancient Hawaiian sports competitions. It features Hawaiian games, music, hula dancing, arts & crafts and food. F...
The mountains of Winter Park, CO are a powder filled haven for the spring break skier or snowboarder. Ranked in the top 3 snowy spring break destinations, Winter Park is full of activities for families and students alike. Lodging information is provided.
Germany has long been a mover and shaker of European history, creating waves in time for the rest of the continent to ride out. From Charlemagne and Otto von Bismarck to Nazism and the Cold War, Germany has become the epicenter of cutting-edge culture and music, and centuries of tradition and fine arts. The juxtaposition of medieval towns against ultra-modern industrialism is a fascinating reality to experience.
JJ Steak House, which is fairly pricey for a Pasadena area restaurant is inexpensive when compared to comparable restaurants in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. There is an old saying, You get what you pay for, however in this case, with JJ Steak House you get more than you pay for.
It is difficult to think of a modern industrialized city that has been through quite as much upheaval and stress in recent times as Berlin. The German capital has been undergoing a massive reunification effort and cultural explosion since 1989 that has held an awe-inspired and utterly captivated audience of visitors since then.
What makes this Hungarian capital an endlessly diverse adventure is the fact that in 1873, two towns (yes, Buda and Pest) on opposite sides of the Danube River united to become known as the Queen of the Danube and one of the largest cities in the European Union today.
For a great adventure, travel Australia from coast to coast and see both sides of the big country. Sydney offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the Gold Coast is surfers paradise and Perth has a modern city surrounded by natural countryside. As you travel from east to west, experience the unique feeling of each state.
The beautiful island of Sardinia is situated off the west cost of Italy and just under the island of Corsica. This island is the second largest island in Mediterranean. Italian is an official language of this place. But, people of Sardinia also speak French and English. The landscapes, beaches and sceneries of Sardinia are simply stunning and enough to take your breath away. There are several places to explore in this part of the world
For a couple of days the London trendiest neighbourhood, Notting Hill, celebrates an extravagantly Carnival party. For this year the incriminated dates you need to write down are 24th and 25th of August.
Read about few top holiday destinations, how to get there at the low cost cheap flights from London and Birmingham airports. Learn about what makes those cities famous as they are.
The distinctive regional culture of Barcelona is largely due to geography and a plentitude of national pride and elitism. Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, one of Spain's 17 semi-autonomous states. The regional language is Catalan, along with the national language of Castilian Spanish.
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.
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.
Switzerland is the land of skiing, chocolate and very private banking. Ah, but there is so much more to experience in the land of neutrality.
Travel report of a western Caribbean cruise aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.
Its that time of year again, time to plan a family vacation. If gas prices haven't put the squeeze on you, a car trip to a local "off beat" vacation destination may be just the vacation that you and your family are seeking.
Holland America's Signature of Excellence program is just about completed. What does this mean for vacationers who choose Holland as their cruise line?
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?
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...
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.
If you are traveling to Hawaii in February, here are a few annual local events for you to consider adding to your itinerary. When you are on the Big Island make a stop at Hilo, home of The Hilo Mardi Gras. Also known as The "Hula Capital of the World', Hilo loves to put on a parade. This is their annual New-Orleans style parade, festival and party all wrapped in one. The streets are full of elaborately costumed dancers, festive music and local foods. One of the longest ...
Tulips, windmills and wooden shoes might still be a draw to this Dutch region for some travelers; however, Holland is a far more versatile locale with an international and maritime history extending farther back than most of the rest of Europe, including the establishment of New Amsterdam as a major trading city, which became New York when the British took over. Holland, particularly Amsterdam, is also well known for its diamond manufacturing and polishing industry. If that t...
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.
Carnivals new elaborate ship "Freedom" opens the door for Carnival to sail the Greek Isles for the first time ever.
Spain is a popular destination for tourists from all over Europe and around the world. There are many Spain attractions in larger cities and small villages throughout the country. Museums, palaces and old churches give the traveller an opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the various regions in the country. Popular Spain Attractions in Large Cities Barcelona is located near the border of Spain and France. In this city, you can see a mixture of the vario...
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.
Morocco is a place where sand embraces the sea and snow. The charismatic beauty of the place is such that it lures visitors from around the world. The southern coast of Morocco converges in the Western Sahara
Shopping in Germany may not have the cachet of France or Italy, but it's still great fun to pick up some local and imported treasures. Berlin and Munich are the major shopping centers in Germany and you'll be sure to find something that pleases. Here's a look at the shopping scene in these two great cities.
Krakow is a very fascinating city. There are many curiosities and treasures hidden in its chapels, churches, streets, cemeteries and museums.
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.
Cabo San Lucas is becoming a sought after vacation destination, and that's a fact. It's popularity is steadily increasing. Cabo San Lucas offers something for every vacationer, including: private secluded getaways, beachfront weddings, nightlife and activities.
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...
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
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.
If you have ever gone to Pattaya, Thailand you know what the Pattaya blues are.
If you choose to go on a Mexico vacation, you're certain to find all the comforts you're used to at home. You don't have to worry about "drinking the water" today.
Trying to decide where to go on your next vacation? Consider a cruise for all-inclusiveness, convenience and value.
As a holiday destination, Germany has a lot going for it - fashionable and dynamic big cities, quaint towns straight out of the Brothers Grimm, deep forests, fairy-tale castles, and to top it all off, an unequaled range of beers.
India's deserted state, Rajasthan is known as world over for its endless stretch of Great Indian Thar absconds and desert's ship Camel. A land of vibrant colours, rich culture and craft, magnificent forts and palaces, colourful bazaars and friendly people, Rajasthan attracts millions of tourists to the state from across the world.
With so many activities to choose from, Winter Park Colorado is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise. Whether you hike along the ridge of the Continental Divide or spend a relaxing day at one of the many music festivals, Winter Park has something for everyone.
Read about Bangkok city and tourism in Bangkok with cheap flights to Bangkok.
Royal Caribbean is a cruse line that offers you many different travel choices, destinations and activities to make your vacation perfect. Whether you would like to travel with your family, take a slow and relaxing vacation, participate in new and exciting activities or explore the new places, cultures or countries, the Royal Caribbean will definitely satisfy all your needs and desires. You can even visit several locations and participate in.........................
The Islands of Les Saintes is part of what I would call the affordable Caribbean. It is a small group of islands off the south coast of Guadeloupe and is easily reached by ferryboat from Trois-Rivieres, or Pointe-a-Pitre, or alternatively you can fly in if you are feeling flush!! This main islands in this archipelago consist of Terre-de-Haut, and Terre-de-Bas, which are amongst the most beautiful Caribbean islands. They are very much French, despite being the scene of a...
The Land of Lincoln sprawls over 56,400 square-miles primarily of prairie, but half of its population of 12 million is concentrated in the greater Chicago area. Let's explore the five regions of downstate and then discover Chicagoland.
Do you have a weekend without anything to do or a weekend when you don't want to do anything? I know what I'd do.
For most people when they think of a cruise they imagine sailing around the Caribbean in the beautiful sunshine and bright blue seas. These cruises are a reality and offer a truly unique vacation experience to those on-board. However, if you like the idea of a cruise but fancy seeing something a little different, why not choose an Alaskan cruise? Although you don't have the advantages of the weather to look forward to, you can be sure that this part of the world will offer yo...
During the school session, schoolteachers are responsible for enriching your kid's life through various activities and other mental stimulations. But in the summers this responsibility shifts to parents. Summer camps are good for children as well as for parents, as they allow parents to work freely without being worried about their children. Children summer camps are really good for your children if they provide the following activities for your children. 1) Teens summe...
The Costa Blanca and Alicante area runs north to south or south to north, you can begin your holiday travel either way. The Costa Blanca, on the Mediterranean Sea coast is situated in the Province of Alicante, entering in the south through the town of Pilar de la Horadada or maybe Torrevieja might sound a little more familiar, all being part of the Valencian Community. Costa Blanca in English means 'the White Coast' probably because of its clear white beaches, the white washe...
A look at the Spanish region of Andalucia and its eight provinces - Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jean, Malaga and Seville.