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Day trip – Sandwich

Day trip – Sandwich
In between the rain showers we’ve had a bit of sunshine and I’ve been thinking about day trips out from London. Heading south, Kent seems a good idea, and to avoid having to give the secret details of my favourite bluebell wood, I thought I might look at Sandwich – one of the Cinque...
London | Tags: country towns | day trips | featuredarticle | | Comments: 1

First Time Cruiser Heading for the High Seas

First Time Cruiser Heading for the High Seas
Dawn Princess Imagine sailing off in to the sunset and cruising around the world? Sounds more like fantasy than real life. But people have been doing it for centuries, initially as a means of mapping out the world and discovering new places, and more recently as a way to lounge around and be entertained. It’s...
Cruise | Tags: dawn princess | featuredarticle | Princess Cruises | world cruise | | Comments: 0

Anne Frank House – 50th Anniversary

Anne Frank House – 50th Anniversary
Prinsengracht 263, the house where Anne Frank hid from the Nazis, is a modest building, by Amsterdam canal house standards. But, with more than one million visitors a year, it is Amsterdam’s most popular sight. This is the place where Anne Frank wrote: “Not being able to go outside upsets me more...
Amsterdam | Tags: amsterdam museum | top-feature | | Comments: 2

All Things Scottish in Arizona

All Things Scottish in Arizona
Did you know that the first known resident of Scottsdale was a Scot named George Washington Scott or that the Arizona Copper Company was owned by a Scottish company?  For the love of all things Scottish, the picturesque town of Prescott which resembles the highlands of Scotland, hosts the Prescott Highland...
Phoenix | Tags: Events | featuredarticle | outdoor activities | Prescott | | Comments: 1

Two Great Websites For Finding Travel Deals

Two Great Websites For Finding Travel Deals
There are tons of websites out there that claim to find the best deals on the internet, but which ones really find the best deals?  Here are two of my favorites! Kayak What I love about Kayak is that it searches hundreds of the other sites out there to find the best travel deals on the internet!  For...
budget travel | Tags: featuredarticle | travel deals | | Comments: 1

See Autism Differently with Stephen Wiltshire Art Exhibition at Customs House

See Autism Differently with Stephen Wiltshire Art Exhibition at Customs House
Many people see autism as a disability. But looking at the amazing cityscapes created by autistic British artist Stephen Wiltshire, you begin to wonder whether that perception is true. Stephen’s autism allows him to draw incredibly detailed recreations of urban landscapes from memory. He’s sketched...
Sydney | Tags: art exhibits | | Comments: 0

Argentina´s Bicentennial Celebration

  It happened two centuries ago, though no one’s likely to forget it anytime soon: on May 25, Argentina rings in 200 years since the May Revolution sent the Spanish packing. And, being a country that loves holidays and needs little more than a suggestion to throw a big bash, they’re doing the...
Buenos Aires | Tags: Anniversary party | argentina | Buenos Aires | festivities | History & Information | | Comments: 2

It’s May in the South

It’s May in the South
Summer may just be around the corner, but during the month of May, fun times in the South are all ready here. So, this month why don’t you… celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Be part of the festivities in such destinations as Florissant, Mo., (May 7-8), San Antonio (May 5), or Myrtle Beach, S.C. (May 8). visit...
Road Trips | Tags: Attractions | festivals and events | things to do in the South | | Comments: 0

Irish Staple: Delicious Brown Bread

Irish Staple: Delicious Brown Bread
Somehow Irish food has gotten the reputation as being bland. While I can’t say that every meal I’ve had in Dublin has been great, I can honestly say that most of them have been above average, and never bland! Local products such as Irish smoked salmon, artisanal cheeses, and brown bread are...
Dublin | Tags: featuredarticle | picnics | Restaurants | traditional food | | Comments: 0

Seattle Storm Home Opener on Mothers’ Day

Seattle Storm Home Opener on Mothers’ Day
The WNBA storms into town on Mothers’ Day when the  Seattle Storm launch the 2010 season with their home opener against the Los Angeles Sparks. Doppler, the Seattle Storm Mascot Offering a fan friendly environment, the Storm bring a competitive team to the court while keeping the the game environment...
Seattle | Tags: featuredarticle | sports | | Comments: 0

Hamams in Istanbul: Not Only for Bathing!

Hamams in Istanbul:  Not Only for Bathing!
If after all that sightseeing, climbing and walking around the many sites of Istanbul you wish to relax and experience a Turkish bath, you might as well do it in style.  Istanbul has many hamams, old and new and several claim to be the oldest.  One which is certainly old and a splendid example of Baroque...
Istanbul | Tags: culture | featuredarticle | hamams | turkish baths | | Comments: 2

Another Reason to Visit Leith: Wallace’s Arthouse

Another Reason to Visit Leith: Wallace’s Arthouse
I’ve got a new hotel recommendation for you, one that’s slightly off the beaten path. It’s a new boutique B&B in Leith, of all places – a neighbourhood that you will not find at the top of most people’s recommendations.  However, I’ve always been a big proponent...
Edinburgh | Tags: B&Bs | hotels | top-feature | | Comments: 0

Discover Some of Atlanta’s History at The Georgian Terrace Hotel

Discover Some of Atlanta’s History at The Georgian Terrace Hotel
If the walls at The Georgian Terrace Hotel (map) could talk, you would get an earful about the property’s fascinating history, starting with its beginning. Built on the site of a former mayor’s house, The Georgian Terrace is situated on the corner of the intersection of Peachtree St., and Ponce...
Atlanta | Tags: featuredarticle | hotels | | Comments: 0

Give Mom Taste of Islands With Disney Classic Tonga Toast

Give Mom Taste of Islands With Disney Classic Tonga Toast
If your travel plans for this weekend don’t include taking mom to a Disney brunch, why not treat her to breakfast in bed, Disney-style? With a little help from the Orlando Sentinel here is a classic recipe that will make mom think she  has magically traveled to Walt Disney World (map) and...
Disney | Tags: Disney-Dining | Polynesian Resort | Walt Disney World Resort | | Comments: 0

The Toronto-Niagara Bike Train

The Toronto-Niagara Bike Train
The Toronto-Niagara Bike Train is a relatively new development in Niagara, as it was launched in 2007.  The Bike Train is essentially a program that sees bike racks installed on certain passenger rail trains. There are several different Bike Train Routes all throughout Ontario, and one of the most popular...
Niagara | Tags: Bike Train | cycling | featuredarticle | Toronto | | Comments: 1

Train Buffs All Aboard for National Train Day at the Grand Canyon

Train Buffs All Aboard for National Train Day at the Grand Canyon
From steam to diesel-powered engines and from New York to Los Angeles, Americans have had a long love affair with trains. National Train Day reminds us all of the role that the passenger train has played – and continues to play – in moving America. Amtrak’s National Training Day 2010 is...
Phoenix | Tags: collectors | featuredarticle | Grand Canyon | trains | | Comments: 2

Mother’s Day at the Zoo….Anyone?

As a Mum when I heard about ‘Mother’s Day’ at Auckland Zoo (map) on Sunday 9 May I was a little skeptical that this was an event for Mums and more of a sneaky way for the kids to get a trip to one of their favourite places! Madju - recent addition at Auckland Zoo However, after checking what is...
Auckland | Tags: auckland zoo | mothers day | zoo | | Comments: 0

The Cruise Traveler is Back on Board

The Cruise Traveler is Back on Board
The Cruise Traveler has been pretty quite these last couple of months. But that’s about to change. Travel blogger Liz Lewis from Perceptive Travel blog and Write to Travel is taking the helm of The Cruise Traveler and plans on providing frequent hints, reviews, and news covering everything and anything...
Cruise | Tags: Announcements | featuredarticle | | Comments: 2

Escape Busy Sydney in Chinese Garden of Friendship

Escape Busy Sydney in Chinese Garden of Friendship
The Chinese Garden of Friendship are a slice of paradise nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of Darling Harbour. They’re a big hit with tourists, but that doesn’t mean locals should steer clear. This tranquil haven is the perfect place to read or book or simply recharge your batteries. The Chinese...
Sydney | Tags: Attractions | gardens | | Comments: 2

Beach Getaway in Sandy Hook

Beach Getaway in Sandy Hook
It appears that the heat of summer has already descended upon us here in NYC.  Although it may still be too cold for ocean swimming, we’re getting closer to those hazy days when its 85 degrees at 7 a.m. and the humidity makes it feel like you’re breathing through a sponge.  Not exactly a day...
New York | Tags: Attractions | Family Friendly | featuredarticle | Outdoors & Recreation | | Comments: 0