Dubai’s extreme temperatures in summer with record humidity and very low wind may be rather off-putting for even the most hardened water sport fanatic, although for the other 7-8 months of the year, it’s quite bearable and can even be a… read full article
For some reason, which is unknown to me, the German state of Saxony has been mostly ignored by tourists, except for those to venture to Dresden.
Almost all of those who do visit the state are… read full article
Saxony is the place to visit if you want to see some of the most beautiful castles in Germany.
With plenty of fairytale-like castles, Renaissance and Baroque palaces, fascinating monasteries, impressive fortresses and lovely gardens, Saxony is a great… read full article
While the islands of Greece are more orientated towards sun, sea and sand type holidays, the city of Athens is a treasure trove of archaeological riches that will satisfy both those with a serious fascination and those with a more casual interest.
Is there more to San Francisco, California, than warm weather and beautiful people? You bet there is! Read on to discover some enchanting fun facts.
1. A city of many names
San Francisco was originally called Yerba Buena, a… read full article
Las Vegas is called the entertainment capital of the world. It offers a lot by way of casinos, fine dining, live entertainment and a lot of shopping.
So if you are looking for a fun filled few days head to the… read full article
The largest island of Greece, Crete is the ideal getaway if you are looking for a secluded and peaceful place to meet hospitable people, unwind, and experience something new.
Aside from the tragic myth of Icarus’… read full article
The Canary Islands is a pearl that took birth in the very heart of the Atlantic Ocean.
Rising from the ocean crust in the Jurassic period these volcanic islands rose to the surface over the next many eras. The seven… read full article
1. Get the right words for drinks before you go
It’s easy to slip up when ordered a drink in Belgrade because they don’t seem to resemble the English version at all. Before you arrive in the capital, note that… read full article
With all the fame and glamour of the northern cities the mystique of the south of Italy is often overlooked.
However, if you are one of those travelers looking for real substance outside of the usual tourist hubs, heading south is… read full article
2. The Dragon
The famous symbol of Ljubljana is the dragon. The history of the iconic monster dates back to tales of Jason and the Argonauts. It’s said that Jason sailed up the Danube, then the Sava and then the Ljubljanica before finally… read full article
Imagine this scenario. Say you are visiting Amsterdam or Rotterdam; it might be for a two week holiday; or it very well could be to enjoy short term visit.
In such instances, most of us will ending up asking that… read full article
In 2006, The Peloponnesian city of Patras, Greece was selected as Europe’s Cultural Capital, and for good reason.
The wide array of special events, exhibits, festivals, and various ongoing presentations, continue to delight large numbers of travelers annually, all of which have been designed to show the city of Patras at its best. For those of you who have never experienced the city, it is one of the best examples of a true Greek city. In addition to its tourist industry, Patras relies heavily on agriculture, its prolific wine country, and its busy shipping industry. read full article
1. Not bad for wine
It might surprise some of you to hear that Romania is at number 10 in the Top 12 Wine Producers in the World. The Romanians pump out nearly half a million tonnes of the stuff… read full article
Prostitution is often referred to as the ‘oldest profession in the world’ and whether you agree or not it seems to hold a weird fascination for many people as a result of which the districts where prostitutes ply their trade are considered to be… read full article