Tips and Ideas
One of the primary reasons that Brazil’s second most populated city attracts so many locals and tourists every year is because of its many beaches which are oftentimes referred to as the sexiest beaches of Rio de Janeiro. With over 50 miles of coastal shoreline above, below, and bordering the city, beach enthusiasts are sure to enjoy spending a waterfront vacation here no matter which one of the following beaches they spend their time at.
The southeastern region of Italy is known as Apulia or Puglia in Italian. Because of the boot-like shape of Italy, Apulia is oftentimes referred to as Italy’s heel and is nicknamed “the heel of Italy.” Being bordered by the Adriatic Sea on its northeastern shoreline and the Mediterranean on the southeastern and southwestern sides of the heel, Apulia is a popular destination for a wide variety of water sports, especially snorkeling.
No vacation to the Emerald Isle would be complete without visiting the capital city of Dublin and its numerous cultural and historical attractions. The city also has a vibrant nightlife but it is most known for its abundance of bars and pubs. At last count, it was estimated that there were over 600 of these establishments to choose from, not to mention the numerous clubs that are available for a lively night on the town.
Since 2000, Vienna has climbed the popularity rankings for vacation destinations because of its influence where contemporary Italian cultures are concerned. The MuseumsQuartier is normally a major focal point and a place that tourists favor when visiting the city. But 2012 has seen this landmark become the platform of fashion that takes place from the middle of June until mid-September.
When summer arrives, Rome begins to flex its cultural muscles. An enormous range of musical and theatrical events spring up around the city poised and ready to entertain. It’s a great time to visit this most ancient of cities and with such a wide range of outdoor venues and unsurpassed events, the city seems to be brimming with its own pride which is understandable and perhaps a little forgivable. The vast majority of these events are held outside under the sky and this is all to the good as it endows Rome and its events with a character unique to this part of the world.
If you’re travelling to China and you want to try some new routes, check out these tips for The Great Wall, Ming Tombs and more!
In the quiet residential suburb of Saint-Cloud, set in the Western quarter of Paris, the residents anxiously await the return of the internationally acclaimed Rock en Seine Rock ’n’ Roll festival. Whether the residents await the return with joy or the trepidation remains to be seen. What is known for sure however is that the festival-goers are most certainly awaiting its return with excitement.
Anyone who has ever flown to their vacation destination knows what a challenge it can be when kids are along for the flight. Unfortunately, airplanes do not offer child care. That responsibility is all yours. So what do you do with them while you are in the air for hours?
Originally known as Reino Aventura (est. 1982), the park has been the largest amusement and theme park in Latin America since it first opened its gates. In 1999, the park was purchased for nearly $60 million by Premier Parks and became Six Flags Mexico City. It closed until April of 2000 for some remodeling which included the addition of 20 new rides including Batman: The Ride, Kilauea, and the only wooden rollercoaster named Medusa.
It’s a well known fact that there is an abundance of attractions and sightseeing venues to take advantage of when you visit the city of Rome. Many individuals neglect the fact that it is only a short trip from the crowds and noise of the city to the spectacular beaches outside the city. However, if you are looking for a more unique experience, taking the train to the village of Santa Marinella will award you with a day at the beach and some excellent seafood that you are likely to forget.
Here are some ideas for the top five best city tours which include Communist Tour of Krakow, Vespa Night Tour of Rome, Pastry Tour of Paris, Rock n’ Roll Tour of New York City, and Sumo Tour of Japan.
Whether a person visits Paris in the spring or the summer, the city always provides visitors with a lifetime of memories and much to love about their adventure in the process. Paris is the cosmopolitan capital of the Western Europe and the River Seine sets the stage for this magnificent city as it meanders through the area. In addition to the culture and history that Paris has to offer, there is plenty do “en plein” or rather in the open air in this City of Love. Here are some ideas for your vacation itinerary
Located in the Kensington Garden, Hyde Park area of central London is the Serpentine Gallery and its many exhibits that focus primarily on contemporary and modern art. It was established in 1970 and averages about 3/4 of a million visitors every year who visit the gallery for its architecture, education, exhibits, and its numerous public programs. Of particular interest are the many unique displays that will be going in during the second half of June which include the following.
The city of London will be hosting the Olympic Games from the 27th of July until the 12th of August besides the games and the attractions of the Olympic village, you will probably want to spend some of your time traveling around the city to see what other attractions and sightseeing opportunities there are. The following is a list of ideas for things to see and do during the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Olympic Arts Festival Director Ruth Mackenzie has already stated that she felt this years festival will most likely be the largest single cultural event and performance of many people’s lifetimes. The line-up of the festival was recently announced for the event which coincides with the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The Cultural Olympiad is a 17-day event (as are the Summer Games) and will be comprised of some 12,000 events that will take place throughout the UK.