Welcome to New York! The “Big Apple” is the largest city in the United States, located on the east coast of the country. Not many cities will blow your mind like New York does. Continue Reading →
Roland Garros, also called the French Open, is an annual grand slam tennis tournament, which is held in late May, at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, under the wings of the FFT, the French Tennis Federation. The trophy for winning the women’s tournament is the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen. The men can win the Coupe des Mousquetaires. Continue Reading →
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, located in the north of the country, near the border with Slovenia. It is the only Croatian city where more than 1 million people. The city lies along the banks of the Sava River and on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Continue Reading →
Amsterdam, one of the few cities known in foreign countries, is the largest city in The Netherlands and attracts huge amounts of tourist every year. Amsterdam is an international city and is known as the city where the most languages are spoken worldwide. Continue Reading →
Milan has a wonderful history as a source of creative ideas. The Polytechnic University and the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera have trained several fashion designers who have become successful. Giorgio Armani, Stefano Gabbana, Gianfranco Ferré and Versace all started their careers here and have gone one to achieve greatness and global fame! Continue Reading →
Thé biggest show on the island, Phuket´s Fantasea. With a huge cast of hundreds of people, trapeze artists, animals and a tremendous Las Vegas style show that combines the island´s traditions with fantasy is a guarantee for a night out you will never forget! Continue Reading →
When you think of Argentina, you think of the tango. The elegant and sensual dance of ´seduction and despair´ was born in the poorer parts of Buenos Aires. So what better place is there to learn about this UNESCO World Heritage? Yes, the tango has the UNESCO status of being a ´intangible cultural heritage´. Continue Reading →
Since the start in the summer of 2005 the festival has become the most popular festival in the world. The first time Tomorrowland had over a 100 DJ´s and over 50.000 visitors was in 2008. For a three day event 50.000 visitors seems like a high number, but since 2011 the astonishing number of 180.000 visitors is reached every year. Continue Reading →
The Color Run, 5 Kilometers of absolute fun and…colors! The Color Run started in January 2012 and has already gone through an amazing growth, they went from over 50 events and 600,000 participants in 2012 to over 100 events and over a million participants in 2013. Continue Reading →
The Berlin Wall tumbled down over 20 years ago and tricked a domino-effect which turned the whole city of Berlin into the city of design that is it today. Street art, and the overall vibe of Berlin, has been luring visitors in from all over the world for years, and is still doing so. Continue Reading →
Belgium is well known for its wide range of delicious chocolates and different beers.
Before you visit this country to give your senses a treat make sure you know where to go and what to pick. Book your Brussels holiday apartment and try Belgium’s finest delicacies. Continue Reading →
Every October Sydney is under the spell of food, good food. This annual event is a treat for all your senses. This food party includes picnics, street fairs, cooking classes and of course you can try the finest dishes in one of the many restaurants down under! So book you Sydney holiday rental and enjoy this mouthwatering event. Continue Reading →
When you plan your trip to The Netherlands you will, most likely, go to Amsterdam. However, The Netherlands has many more beautiful cities and sights to offer. Since Holland is so small, everything is easy to reach by car or public transport and will not take long at all. So escape Holland´s main attraction by taking some exciting day trips. Continue Reading →
Choosing the right one can make or break a family day on one of the fantastic beaches in Croatia. Many of its beaches are very pebbly and narrow, but Croatia more than makes up for it with its crystal clear seas which are famed for having the cleanest water of the Mediterranean. Continue Reading →
A city symbolising a nation; bridging the gap between ancient Russia and modern Ukraine known for its wide boulevards, golden churches and an unforgettable nightlife. Kiev is the soul of Ukraine, playing an important part in the past, present and future of the country. Continue Reading →
There is nowhere easier to find true romance than the ´eternal city´, and you certainly don´t need to look far for it here. From the candle-lit churches to the warm, seductive green hills with their view of the silhouetted city against the summer sunset, you will find it difficult to escape the passion of Rome. Continue Reading →
Tel Aviv can sometimes be a little bit too much. After a couple of days at the beach, going out for dinner and partying you might want to explore more of this interesting country and find some history. Israel has many different wonders to offer, places to relax and sites that take you back in time! Continue Reading →
White sandy beaches, misty mountain towns and cultural cities make Costa Rica a brilliant country to explore. What makes this ‘Rich Coast’ so impressive is the wide variety of flora and fauna, so diverse that scientist have not yet named thousands of species found around the island. Continue Reading →
Oktoberfest has been part of Bavarian culture since 1810, when Prince Ludwig of Bavaria was married on October 12 – every citizen of Munich was invited to attend the great festivities that surrounded the city gates to celebrate the happy event. Continue Reading →
Burger wars are infamous in New York meaning that every combination of delicious, messy burger imaginable is available. The fight to be the best and most innovative has pushed the industry, forcing some of the best burger joints in the world to spring up and become contenders for the most delectable burgers in the world. Continue Reading →
Gauchos are the cowboys of Argentina; they were legendary skilled horsemen that raise cattle out on their ranches whilst living an almost nomadic lifestyle. At the beginning the Gauchos used to use stones bound in leather strips to lasso around the cows legs to capture them for eating, and they also used to wrap the hide of a freshly killed calf around their feet to act as new leather boots! Continue Reading →
The old City of Rio de Janeiro holds many well-kept secrets within its roads, but the street treats in Rio are definitely not a secret. Quick, cheap and full of flavour; Rios street vendors are something to boast about and a highlight of any trip to Brazil, trying the street food in Rio (like in any city) is a way of delving into the city´s rich culture. Continue Reading →
A 105 kilometer long coastline with nothing but golden, glorious palm-fringed beaches, and the warm sun. India´s smallest state is also a state among India´s richest, largely due to tourism. Each year around 2 million tourists arrive at this beautiful holiday destination. Continue Reading →
Whilst in Paris it would be a crime not to indulge in some lavish pampering, the Parisian way. After you have had a long flight from your home city, or after a long day of senseless and frenzied shopping and museum hunting, a bit of relaxation is definitely a must. So next time you´re in Paris take a taste of the life of a chic and savvy Parisian and book a spa or a wellness session, you will find both grandeur and simplicity – and treatments to fit every taste or budget. Continue Reading →
First intended for planting and harvesting coconuts, the man-made island of Miami is now known as the ‘Billion Dollar Sandbar’. Unincorporated until 1896, Miami Beach has turned into a very popular holiday destination. Continue Reading →
Tel Aviv´s warm weather and fusion of cultures mean that it is perfectly suited to hosting some of the worlds most legendary indoor and outdoor markets, the locals that gather at its markets are always willing to share their expertise and are happy to give you the opportunity to enjoy the Tel Aviv Market way of life from the unique, Israeli themed, perspective. Continue Reading →
New York City might not be the first place one thinks of when searching for an Autumn getaway. Truth is that the Fall season is a wonderful time to visit ´The Big Apple´. A New York Fall provides one of the most beautiful of coloured scenes and just as Summer´s humidity is just disappearing, the big summer crowds are leaving the city – making your trip that little bit more delightful. Continue Reading →
Located at the same distance from the Atlantic Ocean to the Sahara desert, Marrakech is an enchanting city and not only a top tourist destination but an absolutely wonderful choice for those looking for a romantic getaway. The ´Red City´ welcomes many honeymooners each year looking for a romantic way to spend quality time together. If you are one of the many looking for a romantic way to spend your vacation in Marrakech then below are some sights and attractions you can´t miss. Continue Reading →
Bright coloured clouds of dust fill the air, the sun is shining, music is playing and people are having fun. Welcome to the Holi One Festival!
Inspired by the original Holi Festival of Colours in India, the Holi One Colour Festival has brought colour to many different places around the globe, from Germany to the USA, Africa and Singapore. Worldwide people come together to listen to music, dance and just have fun! Continue Reading →
Since the X games began in 1995 in Rhode Island, they have consistently drawn in huge crowds in eager anticipation of the world’s most extreme athletes competing for glory and to overcome new limits with higher and more spectacular moves. This year the most awaited action sporting event of the year is being held in Barcelona, Spain on the 16th to the 19th of May– this means hot weather, beaches and lots of happy people ready for an adrenaline filled weekend! Continue Reading →
The Madrid International Fashion Week is a biannual event that draws in both designers and fashion enthusiasts to one of the most exciting and culturally rich cities in Europe. The event showcases Spain’s top designers, some of whom include Roberto Velino, Dolores Cortes and Davidelfin. Continue Reading →
Seville is one of Spain’s most colourful historic cities. With its mix of old and new architecture, you can travel back in time to the Moors or move forward to see the architectural splendour of 21st century additions to the city. Here is a sampling of things to see if you only have 24 hours in the city. Continue Reading →
The sport of bullfighting has been closely associated with Spain since time immemorial. In recent years, it has become a topic of controversy and debate, with many people believing it to be a cruel injustice to the bulls. There are others that keenly support their country’s national sport and do not want to see this tradition die out. Visitors to Spain, and Seville in particular, are often keen to know more about this sport. Continue Reading →
Every city in the world has some unique cultural aspect that defines the region, its people and their traditions. Istanbul, the capital of Turkey, lies in between Asia and Europe, and is known as the place where East meets West. There is a lot of diversity and mixed cultural influence here, but when you think of the city, the first authentic Turkish thing that probably comes to mind is its famous sweet – the Turkish delight. Continue Reading →
Silicon Valley is a world-famous tech destination that is home to some of the biggest names in technology and social media today. This region is more of an attitude than a physical destination, and was borne out of the need for start-ups to provide accessible technology for the modern consumer. Continue Reading →
Lisbon, the charismatic capital city of Portugal is host to one of the biggest festivals on the LGBT calendar – the Lisbon Gay Pride. Lisbon is renowned for being a gay-friendly city and its steadfast celebration, support and affiliation with the vast gay and lesbian communities that live and work there. Continue Reading →
The capital city of France has always been ready to share its culinary secrets with chefs and cooks, with a number of Cordon Bleu cookery schools having been established for many years. In recent times however, culinary expertise has been made accessible to home cooks and foodies. Continue Reading →
Lisbon is a strikingly beautiful European city and the bustling capital of Portugal. It has so many cultural festivals celebrated all year round that it can easily be awarded the title City of Festivals. One of its most awaited events on the city’s cultural calendar is the Arte Lisboa. Continue Reading →
Just as beer and soccer are an inseparable part of the Berlin experience, you cannot leave this city without eating the quintessential dish, choucroute. The recipe for this dish originated in Alsace, a region currently belonging to France but having rich German influence. Continue Reading →
South America is known for its passion, intrigue and romance, as seen in its language, food, music and dance. Argentina’s capital city Buenos Aires is the birthplace of the tango, the classic dance form that is a national craze and has become immensely popular the world over through the Buenos Aires Tango Festival. Continue Reading →
Among the many wonderful reasons to holiday in Barcelona, its glorious beaches are always at or near the top of the list. The city is blessed with a coastline stretching 4.5 kilometres, with the inviting Mediterranean waters lapping the shore and the sun beaming down almost any time of the year. Barcelona has seven beaches; some are relaxed spots while others are a hub for wild activity. Continue Reading →
It’s quite likely someone you know has been to Thailand recently. Within this Asian country, the island of Koh Samui attracts international tourists in large numbers. It has some of the world’s best dive sites along the Gulf of Thailand and is the perfect base for people looking for an exciting underwater adventure. Continue Reading →
Paris is the largest city in France and is home to some of the finest art galleries of the world. In fact, Paris is bursting with galleries and museums full of art from all eras of time, it can be hard to visit all of these – but if you are planning a short stay in Paris any-time soon my quick ´insider’s guide´ should help you condense your search so that you can see the best of the best in your time limit.
The beaches and nightlife of Cote d’Azur have definitely taken the world by storm, but its cuisine is not far behind. The classical French and Mediterranean styles combine to create a gourmet paradise. There are quaint cafes, trendy restaurants and supper clubs all along the sea.
The stunning and ever glamorous rocky resort town of Positano is the sparkling jewel on the Amalfi Coast, a stretch of the Neopolitan Riviera. Nestled between the rugged coastal outcrops and the breeze ruffled bay, Positano has deeply seated roots in history and religion. Continue Reading →
Retreats are a modern answer for individuals in need of peace and calm. With today’s hectic lifestyles and busy schedules, finding the time to re-center and re-discover is essential for tranquillity in life. Los Angeles is known around the world as the city of angels. Continue Reading →
Mombasa in Kenya has a very unique culture and heritage due to the mixed influence of its various past rulers, namely the Arabs, Portuguese and British. Each of these communities have left behind structures and monuments around the city that exist even today. Continue Reading →
Cape Town, South Africa has a colorful history and a rich multi-cultural heritage, which is perfectly captured in its many museums. Its selection of such is as diverse as its people, and we’ll take a look at just a few of the many museums Cape Town has on offer below: Continue Reading →
The London Marathon is one of the most awaited sporting events in London and draws crowds from within the U.K. and around the world. It is held in April each year when the weather is pleasant. It began in 1981 and has become an integral part of the British culture. Continue Reading →
Locals and tourists in Rome prefer to dine al fresco on the hot summer nights. Al fresco originally translates to outside at a fresh temperature in Italian, but now implies outdoor dining in English. There is something magical about eating at a candlelit table under a starry sky with the warm, gentle breeze on your face. Continue Reading →
The geothermal baths and spas in Iceland, created from the country’s volcanic activity, attract people from all around the world. The locals strongly believe in the healing power of an Icelandic thermal spa; it is a great natural way to relax and revitalize the mind, body and soul. Continue Reading →
Lido Beach in Venice is a beautiful island featuring an expansive lagoon on one of its sides and the Adriatic Sea on the other. With its fine, sandy beaches and beautiful seas, it’s a popular area for knowledgeable tourists who wish to get the most out of their travel experiences. Continue Reading →
New York City practically invented the vintage shopping experience. With so many different shops and boutiques in the Big Apple, how do you even begin to make a decision on which ones to investigate? Here’s a short list to help you get started on your way with a little serious retail therapy in the city that never sleeps, but sure does its share of shopping: Continue Reading →
Miami is home to a number of music festivals catering to all music tastes and styles, ranging from classical music, chamber music, and even opera to more modern styles such as contemporary pop, R&B, and jazz. As such, it is a good place to visit for individuals interested in both music and the celebrations that go along with music festivals. Continue Reading →
Dubai is one of the most visited cities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE),known for its iconic skyscrapers, gold markets and enormous shopping malls. This city and its outskirts also offer vast, sandy stretches that are perfect for outdoor sports like off road biking.
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Dry days, mild temperatures and plenty to see and do make London an ideal destination for a winter trip. Sports enthusiasts and spectators visiting England’s capital over the winter will have plenty to occupy them, since London boasts some of the world’s greatest teams when it comes to Britain’s two main winter sports – football and rugby union.
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Venice deserves all the hype it gets as one of the most romantic cities in the world. Almost every inch of it has something charming and magical to offer.Here is a list of the best romantic spots in Venice where you can beat the crowds to enjoy quality time in each other’s company and celebrate the love you share.
The people of Amsterdam are a resilient bunch; they seem to thrive during the winter months, and welcome tourists as well as they do in the hot summer months. In this post, we’ll take a look at some romantic things you can do in this richly cultural city in the months of November, December and January.
The London International Mime Festival (LIMF) is held around the beginning of every year in London, UK. Its aim is to showcase talent in the field of contemporary visual theatre from within the country and across the world. The season normally takes place from mid January for two weeks annually and includes stunning performances in circus acrobats, animatronics, illusionists, puppeteers and dark clowns; all these works promise to entertain and enthral.
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Sweden has many new and exciting attractions for tourists, but the sauna is one of the things that you cannot afford to miss. This heated bathhouse experience makes you feel relaxed and revived, and generally does your body a lot of good. The sauna originated in Finland and is a common activity in other Scandinavian countries. However, it is more than an exciting adventure in Sweden; it forms an important part of the nation’s culture.
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Barbados, also known as the jewel of the Caribbean, is one of those places that is a joy to travel to, especially if you’re thinking of getting married. Barbados is located in the eastern side of the Caribbean, and is one of those islands that is as developed as it is untouched. With white, sandy beaches, turquoise waters, waves and plenty of marine life, you’ll never lack things to do in this gorgeous locale. Let’s explore some of the honeymoon ideas that you can dig into once on this stunning Caribbean island.
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Chamonix, or “Cham” as its fans call it, is the envy of many world-famous ski resorts. The town of Chamonix itself is successful not only because of the ski life available, but also because it is a thriving community with options for those who may not be fans of skiing. The town’s multitude of options makes it an optimum winter wonderland as well as a fun place to explore in the off-season.
Carnival attracts millions of enthusiasts each year who enjoy the sights and sounds. You can indulge in the extravagance like a local by learning some simple tips. Going to Rio does not have to break your budget if you make a few smart choices. Continue Reading →
The lovely French town of Cannes is the shining star of the Cote d’Azur region, and host to the world famous film festival that bears its name. Unfortunately, unless you count the likes of George Clooney or Natalie Portman among your inner circle of pals, you’ll miss out on the main event as it is strictly by invitation only. Nevertheless, visiting Cannes during the film festival provides many opportunities for entertainment for theaverage Joe, including:
There is far more to India than the teeming streets often used to portray this beautiful and fascinating country. Located on the west coast of India in the Konkan region, Goa is India’s smallest yet richest state. With its Arabian Sea coastline of picturesque beaches, rich cultural history,
If you want to experience wildlife, Cape Town has plenty of ways to begin your journey. December and January are good times to come and bask in the summer months at the southern tip of South Africa. The wildlife safaris may make you think you are in the middle of the world’s biggest animal sanctuary with no boundaries. Continue Reading →
Phuket, Thailand, is a place not only for exploration and romance, but also fun. There are many adventures to bring you closer together. Sightseeing, massages and elephant rides are just the start of a fantastic time of exploration in the area. Continue Reading →