April 17, 2014

Things to do in Belfast, Northern Ireland

  Spending the week in Belfast? Make sure to read thru and check out what these special Northern… [read more]

Things to do in Belfast, Northern Ireland Things to do in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Five Reasons to Vacation in Tampa, Florida

  Sunny Florida is known for its glorious weather and fantastic beaches, which draw many a tourist… [read more]

Five Reasons to Vacation in Tampa, Florida Five Reasons to Vacation in Tampa, Florida

Tourist Attractions in Singapore

  A holiday in Singapore is a heightened sensory experience – whether you’re there for a brief… [read more]

Tourist Attractions in Singapore Tourist Attractions in Singapore

Barbados: More than just Beaches

  It’s fair to say that when the word ‘Barbados’ is mentioned, images of pristine beaches… [read more]

Barbados: More than just Beaches Barbados: More than just Beaches

Traveling in Australia

  Australia is a land of extremes with so much diversity, including thousands of native species.… [read more]

Traveling in Australia Traveling in Australia

Ice Skating in Yosemite

Ice skating is always a fun winter activity and at Yosemite National Park it has been a tradition since… [read more]

Ice Skating in Yosemite Ice Skating in Yosemite

Christmas Markets in Germany

  The month of December is a very festive time in Germany.  People are preparing their shops and… [read more]

Christmas Markets in Germany Christmas Markets in Germany

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Belfast

Things to do in Belfast, Northern Ireland

  Spending the week in Belfast? Make sure to read thru and check out what these special Northern Ireland spots have in store for certain days of the week.   Day 1 Head to the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark on Monday. This Geopark is in the National Nature Reserve of the County Fermanagh, a little under two hours drive from Belfast City.   Explore majestic cave formations with naturally occurring stalactites and stalagmites while in a boat rowing through an underground … [Read More]

Tampa

Five Reasons to Vacation in Tampa, Florida

  Sunny Florida is known for its glorious weather and fantastic beaches, which draw many a tourist to the southern peninsula every year. But though Tampa, Florida has plenty of beach and sun to offer, it also has fabulous theme parks, aquariums and zoos, arts and museums, all of which make for a very family-friendly vacation. And getting there is no hardship, either. Flights to Tampa offer great value when you have Florida’s semi-tropical climate waiting for you when you … [Read More]

Singapore

Tourist Attractions in Singapore

  A holiday in Singapore is a heightened sensory experience – whether you’re there for a brief stopover or a serious vacation. The combination of rich cultural influences with world-class development means a diverse array of tourist attractions. Think cutting-edge theme parks, innovative museums, vibrant nature reserves, beautiful beaches, unusual shopping experiences and multi-cultural food adventures. Here are a few of Singapore's many tourist attractions.   Virgin rainforest … [Read More]

Barbados

Barbados: More than just Beaches

  It’s fair to say that when the word ‘Barbados’ is mentioned, images of pristine beaches and swaying palm trees comes to mind. The island’s coastlines are incredible – perfect for an exotic break in the Caribbean. However, step away from the beaches and you can guarantee plenty to see and do as well, without worrying about the build-up of sand between your toes.   Grab one of the cheap flights to Barbados and head for this stunning island for a chance to appreciate a corner of … [Read More]

Australia

Traveling in Australia

  Australia is a land of extremes with so much diversity, including thousands of native species. Whether you are a first time visitor or have lived in Australia your whole life, there's always something new to see and experience. To understand the scope of the island continent that is the Australian land mass, it roughly rivals the United States in size yet claims only 22 million people, and is one of the most urbanized countries in the world. Much of it is flat, arid and hot, whilst its … [Read More]

Yosemite

Ice Skating in Yosemite

Ice skating is always a fun winter activity and at Yosemite National Park it has been a tradition since the 1930s.  The Park's Curry Village offers a very unique skating rink tucked beneath the majestic Half Dome, which is the park's most popular rock formation.  The rink started as a flooded parking lot in 1928 and has been visited by tourists ever since.     When you get tired of skating, you can rest and enjoy the warmth of the outdoor fire pit which is located right … [Read More]

Frankfurt Christmas Market

Christmas Markets in Germany

  The month of December is a very festive time in Germany.  People are preparing their shops and homes with decorations and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit.  It’s also when countless Christmas markets take place in many of the larger cities throughout the country.  There you can buy all kinds of gifts, especially traditional items such as crib figurines, toys, wood carvings, and candles.   A very popular drink to try is Glühwein.  This is usually prepared from red wine, … [Read More]

IMAX

The World’s Biggest IMAX Screen

  Sydney's Darling Harbour is one of the most energetic spots in the city.  It has a number of nice restaurants, a two-story mall, and an amazing view of the Sydney skyline. Another point of interest you'll find there is the World's Biggest IMAX.  A screen towering eight stories high complemented with 15,000 watts of sound make it a theatre like no other.   I was there recently and saw the movie Gravity, which follows two astronauts during a routine spacewalk when disaster strikes. … [Read More]

Sanctuary Retreats

Sanctuary Retreats 2013 Nature Photographer of the Year Competition

  Do you have a favorite wildlife or landscape photograph displaying breathtaking natural beauty?  If so, you have the opportunity to become Sanctuary Retreats 2013 Nature Photographer of the Year!   The competition closes on December 2nd and the winner will receive a Go-Pro Hero3 - White edition camera, perfect for professional quality ‘time-lapse’ footage.  I have one myself and can tell you that these cameras are amazing.   How to Enter: - Simply "Like" the competition … [Read More]