Category: Attractions

5 places in Italy with amazing mosaics

5 places in Italy with amazing mosaics

Italy’s museums and churches are full of incredible masterpieces: oil?paintings, sculpture, centuries-old frescoes, and more. But mosaics, in particular, are a unique and durable art form steeped in history. Mosaics are made of colored stones or glass (often with a gold leaf sandwiched between two layers) therefore vibrant colors can last many centuries and resist […]

Special feature: Stargazers, St. Mawes, Cornwall, UK

Special feature: Stargazers, St. Mawes, Cornwall, UK

After a lengthier-than-expected 12-hour drive (we faced a lot of congestion around Bristol), we were immediately put at ease when we arrived at our accommodation in St. Mawes on Cornwall’s Roseland Peninsula, greeted by the words “Relax – it doesn’t get much better than this” above the entrance. We were staying at a beautiful property […]

Everest Base Camp going back

Mount Everest Base Camp to get a luxury hotel, helipad, restaurants and a museum

Conquering Mount Everest is at the top of most adventurers’ wish-list. But now even the less adventurous are flying into the base camp on day trips and even enjoying champagne breakfasts there. Although there are actually two base camps at Everest, it has traditionally been the one situated in the south, on the Nepalese side, […]

What do Edinburgh locals do in August?

What do Edinburgh locals do in August?

Edinburgh is really buzzing during the festivals and it is a wonderful time to visit, but sometimes it?s good to find somewhere away from the madness to remind you that Edinburgh is still a city where people live and work. Here are some of the activities that locals like to do while the festivals are […]

10 of the loveliest experiences to have in Nepal

10 of the loveliest experiences to have in Nepal

Nepal is best known for trekking and a lot of hard physical work! However there also many non-physically exhausting wonderful experiences that Nepal has to offer. Here are my top ten: 1. Dinner at Krishna Dwarikas Kathmandu Dwarika?s Krishna is most likely the best restaurant in Kathmandu and possibly in Nepal. It is the place […]

Sunset view, Los Cabos

On land and sea in Los Cabos

It can be rare to find the kind of escapism that affords you the luxury of genuinely beautiful beachside lounging and truly exhilarating activities. In this respect, Los Cabos has it all. Retreat to this Mexican outpost on the Baja Peninsula, and by all means choose a sunspot and relax ? but for the moments […]

Unique family attractions in the Lake District

Unique family attractions in the Lake District

The adventure capital of the UK, the Lake District is a particularly great place for mums and dads?to have fun?with the kids. The Lakes, in northern England, is a huge all-weather adventure playground where parents?get to be kids and kids can, well, be themselves, in the freedom of 2,362 km? of rugged mountains, glacial lakes […]

9 of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world

9 of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world

There are hundreds of thousands of different waterfalls across the world in many different countries, both in prominent locations, and secret hideaways. All of the waterfalls I am going to describe are spectacular, exhilarating, beautiful, and often a popular tourist attraction in that area. Some waterfalls are better known than others, but whether it?s a […]

5 places to visit in Crete to discover Greek mythology

5 places to visit in Crete to discover Greek mythology

Greek mythology is a body of famous stories of gods, heroes and mythical beasts. Although there is a considerable element of fiction, the myths they have inspired have continued to influence the art and literature we recognise today. For those with an interest in Greek mythology or simply a love of historical sites a visit […]

6 of Costa Rica?s most 'secret' islands

6 of Costa Rica?s most ‘secret’ islands

Costa Rica is most commonly known for its pristine beaches, abundance of wildlife and varied landscapes. Visitors can fly into the cosmopolitan capital of San Jose one day, and be zip lining through a nearby jungle or laying out next to clear blue waters the next. Many of these frequently visited seaside destinations also boast […]

5 Wyoming wildlife experiences

5 Wyoming wildlife experiences

When reminiscing about Wyoming, a few things come to mind; western flare, skiing and, most predominately, wildlife. Thanks to the abundance of National Parks, nature preserves and protected land, Wyoming has a rich diversity of species roaming among the pristine terrain. Experiencing these creatures through tours by knowledgeable experts can be the most enriching thing […]

Wine Experiences Vienna: Loisium Wine World

5 of the most rewarding wine experiences in and around Vienna

Unlike orange juice wine connects Austrian travellers?with typical places, people and things to enjoy. Knocking back a glass of Gr?ner Veltliner in a vineyard is only one of them. Learn more about?5 of the most rewarding?wine experiences?in Austria’s capital Vienna?and surroundings. Wine biking?in the Danube Valley of Wachau Almost since the Romans left their vines […]

5 of the best art and architecture stops in Bangkok, Thailand

5 of the best art and architecture stops in Bangkok, Thailand

In recent years, an influx of partygoers and pleasure-seekers to Bangkok has wrongly resulted in the Thai capital being characterised as the ?Sin City of Asia?; however, beyond Bangkok?s hedonistic nightlife scene is a rich cultural heritage which paves the city streets and sculpts its landscape. Much of the art and architecture of Bangkok is […]

The best 5 beaches in Cambodia

The best 5 beaches in Cambodia

Cambodia has some of the most incredible temples and fascinating history in the whole world. You can happily spend days marvelling at jungle-clad temple Ta-Prohm, or the intricate pink bas-reliefs of Banteay Srei. But if you?d like to swap shrines for the seaside, just for a little bit, Cambodia is also home to a collection […]

7 reasons to visit Barcelona this summer

7 reasons to visit Barcelona this summer

There?s no question that Barcelona is worth a visit any time of year. With glorious weather, sandy beaches and magnificent architecture, the city is guaranteed to take your breath away no matter when you visit. If we had to pick, however, we would say that summer is when the city truly comes alive. As if […]

The 5 best celebrity trails to explore in Milan

The 5 best celebrity trails to explore in Milan

Dynamic, fun, stylish, and multifaceted, Milan has definitely won the people?s choice award for the Best Place to Live! Alessandro Manzoni, Leonardo DaVinci, Einstein, Hemingway, and George Clooney have all decided that Milan is where the heart is. These fabulous people also make Milan a special place to be remembered. In your next trip to […]

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