Posts Tagged‘History’

The top tourist attractions in French Polynesia give us a taste of what France would be like if it were a group of tropical islands on the South Pacific Ocean. But France isn’t and that…

The top destinations in Greece are among the best places one can spend a vacation in the Mediterranean region. One of the obvious reasons for people being attracted to Greece has a lot to do…

Island of Majorca

Majorca has been a popular holiday destination for generations and is well-known for its white-sand beaches, lively nightlife and all-inclusive resorts. But what lies beyond the beach? If you don’t want to share your little…

scenery in Ibiza

When Ibiza is mentioned as a holiday destination, most people may think of nightlife  and clubbing scene, but there are in fact a broad range of activities to explore. Holidays to Ibiza can provide an…

view of Athens

If you’re looking for a summer holiday destination that’s home to glorious golden sandy beaches, mouthwatering cuisine and a spectacular heritage, holidays to Greece tick all the right boxes. For a historic voyage of discovery,…

Art Deco in Saigon

Officially Ho Chi Minh City, known by everyone as Saigon, is a massive city in the south of Vietnam. Being it my 2nd trip to southeast Asia, I figured I better see some more than Thailand…

bridges in New Castle England

One of the most fascinating things about the UK’s historic cities is the way they mix the new with the old. Newcastle is, in my opinion, among the very best places to experience this, home…

Temple on a sunday day in Greece

If you’re in the process of planning your next summer holiday and you’re after virtually guaranteed sunshine, well-equipped resorts and a great mix of history and sightseeing, then head to Greece – you certainly won’t…

exterior of notre dame

Traveling around the City of Lights need not be expensive because many of the top tourist attractions in Paris are free. No entrance fees or charges; just free unadulterated fun. Exploring these free attractions has…

modern skyline of Dubai

Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known today as a trendy, cosmopolitan playground attracting millions of annual visitors. Located on the southeastern coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is both one of…

Bangkok is now one of my favorite cities. I visited last year and was completely overwhelmed to the point that I got the hell out as quickly as I could. I’m used to orderly, planned,…

Cuba

Until recently, if you asked anyone about Cuba, they would associate the island with communism and regular animosity between itself and the United States. However, the past decade or so has witnessed a gradual transformation…

top attractions in Greece

The top tourist attractions in Greece are there to remind us of the country’s role in shaping politics, sports, philosophy, architecture, theatre, and art. Worldwide, the influence of ancient Greece is beyond impressive and often…

Castles in Wales

Wales is a holiday destination that rivals any of its European neighbors (closest? England of course!). Idyllic national parks, a beautiful coastline and a deep heritage to delve into, there is much to keep everyone…

white sand beach in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is famous for being a sun-drenched beach destination – but there’s so much more going on than that alone. Its mountain ranges and national parks make it ideal for adventure, while cities…

roman theatre in Malaga from Flickr.com

An astonishing finding! It was the summer of 1951, and the people of Malaga were about to discover a historic treasure that had been long hidden beneath their feet. Employed to dig foundations for a…

The Queen of England in a yellow dress

As much as I consider myself not English, my language, love of pints and imperfect teeth are the result of the British laying claim to much of the modern world (at some point at least).…

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