Travelling & Tourism articles

Beautiful Belgium

Don’t let Belgium’s relatively small size fool you – this country probably has more to do per square mile than most other places on earth. And best of all for the traveler, it’s a comparatively easy place to get around and English is widely spoken. The country is divided into two ethnic regions, Dutch-speaking Flanders […]

Scenic Poland

Poland has survived centuries of conflict to emerge as a proud, independent country, ready to assume her new role in modern history. Visitors to Poland are discovering what the locals have long known, that Poland is a country rich in fine culture, scenic landscapes and extraordinary historical sites. Whether exploring the nation’s vibrant cities, the […]

Breathtaking Austria

Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful places, traditions and activities that are distinct to the area. Along with neighboring Switzerland, it is the winter sports capital of Europe. However, it is just as popular for summer tourists who visit its historic cities and villages and hike in the magnificent scenery of the Alps. […]

Lavish Germany

Germany is a magnet for travelers, and there’s good reason for its popularity: with a superb transportation network – of road, rail and air – which makes getting around easy and efficient, and a bounty of hotels that suit every budget, Germany has a superb tourism infrastructure. Making things even easier for the non-German speaking […]

Versatile Portugal

Sun-splashed beaches, a fairytale castle, vineyards tumbling down the hillsides, picturesque Old World cities, islands that beckon the adventurer…it’s all there in Portugal. While no longer the quiet, hidden destination it was decades ago, Portugal is a place where it’s still easy to escape the crowds and enjoy many of the things that make travel […]

Your Way Around Malaysia

Malaysia offers two very distinct experiences: the peninsula and Borneo (an island shared with Indonesia and Brunei). The peninsula is a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian flavors with an efficient and modern capital, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Borneo features some of the most interesting places in Malaysia with a wild jungle, orangutans, granite peaks and […]

Grandiose Singapore

Singapore could be an alternative for your vacation due to many fun tourist attractions in this country. Singapore has been recorded among foreign tourists as an attractive tourist destination. Singapore has a well-developed tourism industry, as a cosmopolitan city that highlight racial and cultural harmony. Cultural differences reflect a rich colonial history and the ethnic […]

Magnificent Spain

Wherever you are in Spain, there’s always a lot to see and do – and eat and drink! Here are a few places to whet your appetite. Seville and its April Fair The capital of Andalusia is the 4th largest city in Spain with three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Reales Alcázares palace, the Cathedral […]

The Land of Legends

Scotland, a land of legends, a complex history and some of the world’s most lush scenery, calls out to the adventurous nature within us. Experience the place that inspired the epic movie “Braveheart”. Truly a place with something for everyone, Scotland is a small country that leaves a big impact on all who pass through. […]

A sneak peek of ITALY

Italy, the country known as the home of many different and renowned artist. During the revolutionary period of Renaissance, Italy presented the world with many remarkable artworks, science and culture. Even today Italy is considered to be one of the most considered travel destination. This week we give you a sneak peek of Italy. Rome […]

Egypt: The Land of Kings

Egypt, a land of rich ancient heritage. Home to many powerful kings and queens. Even though the ancient city is abandoned, the extraordinary temples, pyramids and other historical sites is worth a visit. This section covers the 10 places of Egypt that is must for all the travelers. The Pyramids of Giza The Pyramids of […]

Sweden

Sweden is an incredible country that is often missed by those who only venture about Southern, Central or Eastern Europe. It has a spectacular landscape, incredible cities, an educated population (most of whom speak English) and a history and culture much older than ours in North America. Up north you’ll find a pastoral landscape and […]

Destination France

France, a country that seduces travelers with its unfalteringly familiar culture woven around cafe terraces, village-square markets and lace-curtained bistros with their plat du jour (dish of the day) chalked on the board. Eiffel Tower Entertainment Desk You couldn’t possibly visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower. Even if you do not want to visit […]

The Chartres Cathedral

Entertainment Desk The Chartres Cathedral is probably the finest example of French Gothic architecture and said by some to be the most beautiful cathedral in France. The Chartres Cathedral is a milestone in the development of Western architecture because it employs all the structural elements of the new Gothic architecture: the pointed arch; the rib-and-panel […]

Palace of Versailles

Entertainment Desk Brief History The town of Versailles sits about 20 kilometers outside of Paris. The first mention of the town and estate was in 1038, when the name appeared in a charter of the Abbey of Saint-Père de Chartres. By the end of the Versailles Palace 11th century, Versailles was a country village enveloping […]

Chateau de Chambord

Entertainment Desk At the heart of Europe’s largest enclosed wooded park (around 19 mi² enclosed by a 20 mile-long wall), Chambord, the dream of a young king and a marvel of the Renaissance period, is the largest château in the Loire Valley. It boasts a pleasure garden and a hunting park both listed as Historical […]

Palais Des Pape

This colossal palace creates a disconcertingly fortress like impression, underlined by the austerity of its interior. Most of the original furnishings were returned to Rome with the papacy; others were lost during the French Revolution. Some imagination is required to picture the palace’s medieval splendor, awash with color and with worldly clerics enjoying what the […]

Gorge du Verdon

owing into Lac de Ste Croix. Access Accessing the canyon from the west, Moustiers-Ste-Marie or Lac de Ste Croix, gives you the option of driving along the North Rim (D952) or the South Rim (D71, via Aiguines). From the east, the D952 goes from Castellane all the way along the North Rim of the canyon, […]

The Cliffs of Moher

Entertainment Desk The most famous and breathtaking parts of Ireland’s craggy west coastline are the Cliffs of Moher, which feature some of the most breathtaking views on the entire island. The Cliffs stretch for almost 5 miles and rise up to 702 feet over the waters of the Atlantic ocean. The amazing view from the […]

Ring of Kerry

Entertainment Desk For many people around the world, the Ring of Kerry drive encapsulates their image of Ireland: ancient monuments, romantic castles, spectacular gardens and colorful towns and villages. The spectacular scenery, dramatic coastline, colorful towns and villages and ancient archaeological treasures have been featured in postcards, film, poetry and song. Here, the idealized pictorial […]

Aran Islands

Entertainment Desk A trip to Galway would be incomplete without a visit to the Aran Islands, the collective name for the small islands, Inishmór, Inishmaan and Inisheer. The mystical, frozen-in-time islands are famous for their preservation of a rural existence largely unchanged, at least culturally, over the centuries. There may be some electricity there these […]

The Burren

Entertainment Desk The Burren, which is formed by limestone karst plates that have been thrust to the earth’s surface – in other words, it’s a great big rocky mass – is one of Ireland’s most famous natural attractions. The limestone terrain holds a special fascination for geologists and botanists for its Mediterranean and alpine plants. […]

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Entertainment Desk St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest church is also one of the biggest tourist attractions in Dublin. In a well close to the cathedral, St Patrick was believed to have baptized converts from paganism to Christianity. To commemorate his visit, a small wooden church was built on the site. Later, in 1191, the present […]

Croke Park

Entertainment Desk Croke Park is the stadium where Ireland’s two national sports, hurling and Gaelic football, are played. It is also the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), the sporting body responsible for these national games. It is hard to belive that Croke Park is primarily designed for amateur sports – with a capacity […]

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