Tips and Ideas
Dear flower lovers, not necessarily connected to New Age thinking, if you have not already done so, do not hesitate to buy tickets to attend Floriade 2012! Floriade is a one of a kind World Horticultural Expo which is staged every ten years. This year’s 6th edition is expected to hold 2 million attendees and it will take place in Venlo, central-eastern Holland, between April and October, with plenty of shows open to the public during the day, and also during the evenings in the summer months.
Take a break to celebrate the good weather in the most traditionally Spanish way possible. Nothing calls out Spain like the Feria de Abril in Seville. The Andalusian capital, Seville, generally hosts the biggest Feria in Andalusia two weeks after the Semana Santa, the Easter holy week.
Riga is a historic city with moderate temperatures ranging from the 10Cs to the 20Cs during summer. Visitors and residents alike are lucky, as pools in Riga are usually open all seven days of the week and keep long hours. They also tend to be part of larger sports clubs to offer more variety and are priced at 5 to 12 Lats based on duration of stay. Riga even has a few water parks, ensuring that there are plenty of ways to make a splash in the city.
Fresh vivid flowers are not only an attraction in itself but also evoke numerous pleasant emotions. Flowers, therefore, have been traded since antiquity. FloraHolland, a national-level Dutch cooperative focusing on cut flower and plant trade, continues the tradition using modern facilities.
In the week between the 16 – 22 April, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana* offers a show of some of the best examples of Home Design Collections as well as events dedicated to public design and urban spaces under the name of Milano Moda Design.
London’s Alternative Fashion Week calls the attention of all fashion lovers! London is renowned for being the European city buzzing with creativity and innovation around every possible field. Fashion here is influenced by a mixture of traditions in transition, and over 80 design graduates and fashion designers from diverse backgrounds will exhibit their most original and avant-guard collections directly to representatives of the fashion industry, as well as the press and the public, aiming to make an impression. Fourteen designers a day will showcase their creations at daily lunch-time shows, which are accompanied with live contemporary jazz music.
Located in southern Sri Lanka is the beautiful coastal city of Bentota, known for its pristine beaches and stunning blue waters of the Indian Ocean. The city also faces a major river and a tropical lagoon which just adds to the natural beauty of the area. Bentota is also one of the most established beach resorts in Sri Lanka and is well known for having an outstanding tourism infrastructure.
The pentagonal Forte Marghera, located between the Venetian Lagoon and the main land of Italy, is the largest and the oldest fort in Mestre, Venice. This huge picturesque fort is the barycentre of fortification of the mainland. Although Austrians laid the foundation of the fort, the French completed the construction work in the early 19th century.
If you’re planning a vacation to Barcelona and finding some great shopping deals while your there, you’ll want to consider checking out any of the abundant second hand venues in the city. Barcelona is renowned for its architecture, cuisine, culture, and history. However, it is also a popular destination for international travelers who love to shop while vacationing. The following are some Barcelona second hand shopping tips that you should consider.
Every decade has a genre of music that seems to spring out of nowhere and excite the crowds. Often it excites music journalists and commentators more than the audience because giving something a term then brings with it huge marketable potential.
All-inclusive resort vacation packages are holiday or vacation packages that usually include the majority of your expenses including accommodation and travel costs. The definition of this typically varies from one resort destination to the next so you should always inquire in advance as to what is included and what is not.
As well as being the most populous city in Turkey, Istanbul is also known as the country’s cultural and financial center. It is referred to as the bridge between the Asian and European continents as it is situated on both sides of Bosphorus Strait which links the Black Sea with the Marmara Sea. In 2010, Istanbul was listed as one of the three cultural capitals of Europe. The city is also the home of some excellent shopping opportunities. Listed below are some of Istanbul’s best street markets to explore when visiting the city.
Situated on the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi has been recognized since the 1800’s as Finnish Lapland’s business center. Rovaniemi is well known to the locals and tourists for being an excellent winter vacation destination as well as a great location for doing some of the best holiday shopping in the world. You can find numerous items ranging from food delicacies to handicrafts including well-known Christmas products and other Lappish art.
The city-state or principality of Monaco is situated in between the Alps and the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by the Italian Riviera on the east and the French Riviera to the west making it one of the most popular vacation destinations in the entire world. It is also referred to as the playground of the extremely wealthy. Suffice it to say, it is the nightlife of Monaco that is the main attractant for numerous international visitors. We have listed the top 5 bars and clubs of Monaco to consider visiting.
Located in Portugal’s southernmost region along the Atlantic coastline is the popular tourist destination known as the Algarve. Its popularity is derived from the fact that its beaches are amazingly clean and the waters are cool and totally unpolluted. The fact that it is relatively affordable, inviting, and safe contributes to the area’s popularity as well. However, there is far more things to do in Algarve, Portugal than just spend your time on one of its pristine beaches.