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The Many Charming Tourist Attractions In Stoke on Trent, England

The top tourist attractions in Stoke on Trent will make you want to explore England even more. Stoke-on-Trent is a municipality in England which lies between Manchester and Birmingham. Traditionally speaking, Stoke-on-Trent More »


Knowing The Best Time To Visit Austria

You know why it’s important to know the best time to visit Austria? It will help you plan out your itinerary and scratch out activities which may not be appropriate for the More »


Top Tourist Attractions In Egypt

The top tourist attractions in Egypt have long been one of the major foundations of its economy. And ever since relics of its colorful past has been dug up and restored, as More »

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Travel Escapes: Warsaw, Poland!

Warsaw, Poland is a very interesting city in the heart of central Europe. Its modern skyline, unique cuisine, amazing nightlife and historical heritage all swirl to make an awesome destination for  a More »


The Way Mama Used to Make – Great Restaurants in Italy

Italy is known around the world for its wine, its culture, and perhaps most importantly, its food. It’s a beautiful country, sure, with a long and interesting history providing it with a large number of impressive constructions and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But no trip to Italy would be complete without a more than generous sampling of its fantastic cuisine. We have undertaken the not particularly unenviable task of finding some of the best places to eat in this country, so if you want Read more [...]

Want to save money when booking your next trip? Check out Groupon Coupons!

Everybody likes to save some money when buying virtually anything, but one place many people try and stretch their green to the maximum is when it comes to booking their next trip. Whether you're looking for a great resort in Mexico hotel or that dream trip to the UK  that your significant other has been asking for, saving money is important. We've got a great tip today on today for you which will save you big time cash on your next travel bookings. Groupon Coupons Read more [...]

5 awesome activities to try in the UK

So bored that watching paint dry actually sounds like something that might appeal to you versus the alternative? Despite what you might think, there are innumerable things to do at any given moment in the United Kingdom. With a bit of effort, you can plan a fun afternoon with your friends that will shake you out of your personal doldrums that the same old and tired plans have failed to up to this point. If you are drawing a blank, the following awesome activities to try in the UK will Read more [...]

Packing for an adventurous holiday

It is very important to consider the essentials when packing for any active outdoors trip. No matter what your ability level, it is important to think ahead. Here are some of the essential items you should remember when packing for an adventurous holiday. First aid kit and being prepared for common injuries A basic first aid kit should be in every adventurer’s pack. If you are going on a longer expedition that will take you through rougher terrain and further from people and help, you may want Read more [...]

The Best City Breaks for 2015

Looking to experience the best urban environments on the planet during your holiday time this year? There are many worthwhile cities to spend time in, but only a few can be considered to be top tier. The best city breaks for 2015 mix modernism, culture, along with just the right amount of exotic spice. Let's get started... 1) Budapest With a rich medieval history, some of Central Europe's best nightlife, and numerous relaxing thermal baths scattered throughout the city, Budapest is one of Read more [...]

The Niagara Falls Adventure

The river symbolizes life; out here on the breathtaking Niagara Falls, life simply flows. If the splendid views of the river as it pours thousands of gallons of water on the falls doesn’t awe inspire you, I don’t know what to think of you. Nah, every traveler has their particular tickling spots. Nonetheless, your Niagara Falls tour is a complete package. You can even reach it via an amazing road trip. By the way, don’t forget to bring your ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) Read more [...]

Top 5 places to eat on the Costa del Sol

When on holiday on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain, you are immediately spoiled for choice when it comes to somewhere to get a bite to eat. Whether looking for a small corner café, a “chiringuito” right on the beach, one of the best traditional Spanish restaurants of one of several restaurants offering international cuisine, it is sometimes hard to decide just where to eat. When you are settled in one of the many Costa del Sol villas with private pool available along the coast, head Read more [...]

The Many Charming Tourist Attractions In Stoke on Trent, England

The top tourist attractions in Stoke on Trent will make you want to explore England even more. Stoke-on-Trent is a municipality in England which lies between Manchester and Birmingham. Traditionally speaking, Stoke-on-Trent is known for its flourishing business in pottery, therefore earning its moniker as The Potteries and was even given the title as the ‘World Capital of Ceramics’ owing to its rich heritage in pottery. The city takes pride for its many pottery visitor centers, engaging excursions Read more [...]

The Diverse World of Brazilian Music!

Brazilian music is some of the most diverse in the world and has evolved over the last 500 years. It has  given birth to many different styles and dances. Despite African, Amerindian, and European influences, Brazil produced a variety of original and unique sounds. Some of these original tunes have even risen to international popularity, most famously "The Lady from Ipanema" a Bossa Nova classic, and the recent pop hit, "Ai Se Eu Te Pego". Below are some of the most popular styles of Brazilian music. 1. Read more [...]

7 Architectural Landmarks In Portugal

  If we sum up European attractions, it’s all about history and architecture. The continent has the most interesting architectural landmarks in the world and the same could be said of Portugal which is part of Western Europe. Often built centuries earlier, the best European architecture ranges from simple to extravagant and sometimes, they could be odd and eccentric. Portugal has more than a handful of these structures as attractions. If you can’t afford to see them all, you might as well make Read more [...]