Tips and Ideas
Kölle Alaaf is the cheer with which the Carnival at Cologne is declared open on the nineteenth of February and this almost Mediterranean city of Germany transforms into a riot of stupendous proportions.
The most famous parade is the Rose Day Parade, called the Rosenmonntag when… read full article
It’s hard to imagine taking a vacation in Switzerland for more than romantic reasons despite the fact that it is one of Europe’s primary holiday and vacation destinations. The ideal vacation for lovers or honeymooners awaits you in this country that is… read full article
Dating back to prehistoric times, the village of Graz is the capital of the Styrian region and the River Mur (also Murradweg) is its meandering backdrop that flows through the wide plain where the village is situated.
Graz is a perfect blend of historical architecture and… read full article
Nice, French Riviera, has developed a reputation as one of Europe’s preferred gay destinations. The gay and lesbian community can find a wealth of accommodations, bars, and other nightspots here and the area is well-known for its tolerance of the gay and lesbian lifestyle. If you… read full article
Sarajevo, Bosnia is almost smug about the fact that it’s so cool but not many people know it is. The size of the city is on its side when it comes to wanting a night out, crawling from bar to bar.
There’s always a ‘next Prague’… read full article
As the economic downturn spreads gloom over bank accounts in Europe, take heart in these tips that can make ski breaks less expensive.
1. Romania is cheapest
Romania has some of the cheapest ski breaks, with a package trip in Poiana Brasov going from £200… read full article
For most travelers visiting Florida means one of two things. Either hanging out at the beach in Miami / Ft. Lauderdale or visiting Disney World and the theme parks in Orlando.
Few have even heard of Naples on Florida’s Southwest Coast (also dubbed Paradise Coast) and so it… read full article
If you’re traveling in Munich, be sure to check out one of their great festivals that happen yearly.
Munich Carnival – February
One of the oldest festivals in Munich is Carnival and dates back to 1823 on the Rhein… read full article
Ice skating on an outdoor rink in winter… how romantic! Ice skating on a ice rink in Paris… perfect!
The Parisians really take their winter ice skating seriously and have great rinks dotted throughout Paris. The figurehead being the 1300m rink at the front of Hotel… read full article
The French term ‘bobo’ could not be more fitting for this place. Bobo is word used to describe something that is cross between bourgeois and bohemian. Mama Shelter in Belleville is two strikes in one for flashpackers looking for a different place to crash in Paris.
Manchester may be the wettest city in England, but this winter it is the snowiest with more than just ice rinks on offer in the capital of cool.
Ski slope in Manchester
The £31 million Chill Factor is the first indoor ski slope in the northwest… read full article
Currently one of the hottest spots for “clubbing” and nightlife in Europe, Istanbul, Turkey is one of the most outstanding places to experience the many discos and pubs.
Whether sipping cappuccino on a secluded terrace or smoking a hookah while drinking Turkish tea is your idea… read full article
If you are going to visit Warsaw, Poland, a capital of one of the most deeply catholic countries, it does not mean you have to ignore the gay scene there.
Times changed and now there are a lot of things and places to enjoy. Bother to turn on… read full article
Now when it is wintertime and the weather does not make most of us happy, we can feel the acute need for something warm, caring and exotic.
How about spending a night in one of a kind river Sauna and Swimming Pool Spa in Berlin? Have… read full article
2009 is coming up and if you decide to make a trip to London, there are some must-do sights you need to place firmly on your radar.
1. London Tower Bridge
The Tower Bridge open since 1894, is not only an engineering marvel, it’s… read full article