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Are you seeing billionaires?

Moscow has more billionaires living in its streets than any other city on earth. A certain owner of Chelsea FC is one of the most famous of the gang of wealthy men and women (mostly men). Many have made their money from a certain fossil fuel, amongst other things.

Moscow Matryoshka dolls

There are around 70 billionaires in Moscow, which beats New York by a few to come top. read full article



If you were to think about which city has the world’s best carnival celebration, you’d probably think first of Rio de Janeiro, and then perhaps of Venice or New Orleans.

Carnival in Paris

Paris probably wouldn’t come to mind. You might even be surprised that Paris has a carnival at all. read full article



Hunger and meal times are probably at the upmost importance now you’re pregnant and missing meals can leave you feeling sick. Although you may not feel like it, especially if you are suffering from morning sickness, you must continue eating.

Pregnant Woman Traveling

There were instances when I felt I could not eat e.g. after a 16-hour-train journey through Thailand, but you must for the health of not only your baby but yourself. read full article



London is well known for being a place of culture, museums, pubs and a huge variety of people and communities. But what people don’t realize before they arrive in the city is how huge it is in reality.

Squirrel in Kensington Park, London

The roads and buildings stretch for miles and miles… read full article



One of the great joys of travelling is that occasionally you come across a place where you can not only hear about history but can actually feel it, see it and touch it.

Rome Colosseum

Rather than in dry museums, where the past can seem remote, vague and as dusty as the exhibits, these are places where the past comes to life and assaults your senses, read full article



The Polish capital can proudly boast a long history with the written word. In 1747 the doors of the world’s first public library opened to the people of Warsaw.

Warsaw-plac zbawiciela

The Zaluski library was the brainchild of a pair of brothers, who were both bishops. read full article



Ever heard the popular pipe tune “The Green Hills of Tyrol”? When you trek up the Alps in the Tyrol region the music seems to be playing all around.


It is only inability that will stop a tourist from yodeling out aloud. From the snow covered peaks of the winter months to the lushness of the green during the summer months, Tyrol – the key to discovering the Alps, read full article



1. The invention of the ball-point pen

Don’t laugh because you wouldn’t know what to do without one. Thanks heavens for a Mr Slavoljub Penkala, who lived much of his life and died in the Croatian capital.




Bangkok is Thailand’s largest city, an eventful place where people from all corners of the globe flock to because of its historic tourist destinations, unique cuisine and cheap shopping bargains.

Soi Cowboy in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok: A Shopper’s Paradise



Visiting France? Go to Paris! Bored with the usual answer to the first question?

This time around, why don’t you go off the beaten path and explore France beyond Paris and the best place… read full article



One of the most popular day trips from Marseille, Provence, is an excursion to the splendid calanques of Cassis.

Rent a car at Marseille’s St. Charles train station and get to one of the calanques or, all five if you can. The other option is to take a train to Cassis then a taxi to any of the calanques. It really depends on the time of day and your schedule. There is a Tourist Information booth at the train station. Grab a map and ask about the best way to get to the calanques at the time of your departure. read full article



Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, and the sister city of Dubai, the more famous economic capital.

While more often seen as a serious city for business, it is not so often… read full article



Keeping children entertained on a city break can be a hard task, particularly if they’re the type of kid that would rather be up to their elbows in dirt, hunting for bugs in the back yard.

Scotland’s beautiful countryside has a wealth of amazing opportunities… read full article



Check out these nine curious facts about Bangkok:

1. Thai food is the bomb.

If there’s one thing Bangkok will not disappoint, it’s your taste buds. From five star restaurants to colorful street food stalls, Bangkok offers a unique culinary read full article



Composer Johann Strauss saw it fit to make a masterpiece which expresses the beauty of the Danube River. I wouldn’t be wondering why.

The City of Budapest which is divided by the Danube River is one of the most… read full article