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8 of Brittany’s Most Scenic Areas

8 of Brittany’s Most Scenic Areas

There’s no doubt that Brittany is one of the most gorgeous areas of France due to its variety of landscapes and wonderful coastline. There are even some excellent islands here and it’s basically a sports and outdoor lover’s paradise. These are some of the top areas to visit in Brittany 1. Pays des Abers The […]

Travel Insurance Cover Tips – Make sure you get the Right Deal

Going on holiday is supposed to be a fun experience, but it can be very stressful! In the lead up to flying off to somewhere warm and exciting there is so much that needs to be done; check the passports, make sure vaccinations are up to date, sort out the pets and find someone to […]

Around the World in 4,500 Hostels

Around the World in 4,500 Hostels

Most people have heard of youth hostels, but what are they really? Put simply, they offer basic and affordable accommodation –usually a choice of a private room or a bed in a dormitory – and often provide a hot meal as part of the price. While similar to a hotel, hostels are much more informal and many provide communal lounges and kitchens to allow guests […]

The Beijing to Shanghai High Speed Train

8 of the World’s Most Fascinating Train Journeys

Traveling by rail is one of the greatest ways to explore this magnificent planet of ours. There are numerous routes that take passengers through some of the most scenic areas in the world. These are some of the best of them 1. Mexico – The Copper Canyon Railway The official name of the Copper Canyon Railway is Ferrocarril Chihuahua […]

Innsbruck, Austria

5 the World’s Most Scenic Olympic Hosts

With the 2012 Olympic Games just wrapping up in Britain, now’s a good time to look back at some of the most scenic former Olympic cities. Every location that has hosted the Games has been special, with these just some of the most popular. 1. Nagano, Japan – 1998 Nagano hosted the Winter Games in […]

The CNE: Canada’s Biggest Fair Set for Its 134th year

The CNE: Canada’s Biggest Fair Set for Its 134th year

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) will be celebrating its 134th year in 2012 from August 17 to Sept. 3. The CNE takes place in the exhibition grounds next to Lake Ontario in Toronto and is affectionately known by local residents as the Great Dame. The huge fairground has been home to some of the hottest entertainers throughout the […]

Galicia: One of Spain’s Most Adventurous and Beautiful Regions

Galicia: One of Spain’s Most Adventurous and Beautiful Regions

Galicia, which is one of the most beautiful regions in Spain, is one that you may never have even heard of. The area has strong Celtic roots as well as some amazing beaches and in all honesty, probably the best seafood you’ll find in all of Europe. The unique Galicia region lies in the northwest section […]

Dubai International Airport

8 of the World’s Best Airports to Spend Time In

Back in the old days, airports didn’t really have much to offer other than a snack area and a waiting lounge. However, today’s ultra-modern airports offer so much more. These are eight of the best in the world for layovers. 1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai International Airport Dubai’s airport, like the city, has quite a bit to […]

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

9 of America’s Best Super Bowl Destinations

Many North Americans like to combine their traveling with their favorite sports. With so many different professional sports teams in the nation this makes it quite easy to do. They have their choice of pro hockey, soccer, basketball, baseball, and football teams to select from. One of the biggest sporting events on the continent is […]

County Offaly, Ireland, Charleville Castle

5 of the World’s Most Chilling Destinations

You don’t have to wait for Halloween to enjoy a haunting trip. If you’re a fan of the supernatural, these are five spooky destinations you may want to visit if you don’t get scared too easily. 1. Christ Church, Barbados – Chase Mausoleum There is a West Indian legend that believes the Chase family’s coffins […]