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A Visit to Sicily’s Hidden Gem

What could be more dramatic or memorable than visiting a town carved into the side of a still-active volcano? Taormina, an up-and-coming popular Sicilian holiday destination, was founded in the 4th century BC at the foot of the volatile Mount Etna – a volcano that actually erupted twice in March of this year. Of course, Taormina has only become a popular tourist resort in the past few years; however, this scenic town has been popular with celebrities and even royalty for centuries. Notable visitors have included Elizabeth Taylor, Oscar Wilde, D.H. Lawrence and Greta Garbo who all fell for this…

Top 5 Historical Places in Goa for the History Buffs

The myriad culture and the extravagance lifestyle of Goa attract millions of travellers from all around the world each year. From hotshot party spots to laidback beaches and historical monuments, Goa has something for everyone. So, if you are history buff living in Mumbai and looking for a dose of history, Goa is where you should head for the upcoming weekend. The first step is to book cheap flights from Mumbai to Goa and the second is to pack your bag and get set for a memorable experience. To your rescue, here we have listed top 5 historical places of…

Travel Tips for Visiting San Francisco’s Western Neighborhoods

(Image credit: irkatikh / Instagram) San Francisco stretches approximately 230 square miles and has a population of more than 870,000 people. With a city this large and diverse, it only makes sense that each neighborhood has attractions and character all its own. Two of its western neighborhoods, the Richmond District and Sunset District, are popular places to visit for residents and tourists alike. Below are several highlights from each neighborhood to add to the must-see list. Richmond District Over the past several years, the Richmond District has become one of the leading areas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. It…

Here’s how to travel organised to maximise your trip abroad

You can be unorganised in most areas of your life, but when it comes to traveling, you have to devote your time and energy preparing your stuff and planning. Different destinations will require different levels or organisation. In this article, we’ll talk about creating itineraries, acquiring travel insurance promotions, packing carry-ons, returning to work after your travel, organising travel mementoes and others. Cut your stress down and maximise actual fun by following these simple organising tips. Use a simple travel planning checklist   Whether you’re planning months or a day ahead, making use of a travel planning checklist will help you tremendously, especially if you’re the forgetful kind. 3-6 months ahead: – Contact your travel agent if you’re working with one. Tell them your planned destination, what you…

Things to do on a visit to Ottawa

Headed up to Canada on summer vacation this year? If so, make time to check out Ottawa. As this nation’s capital city, it contains a number of attractions that cut to the heart of what it means to be a Canadian. Below, we’ll go over a few points of interest you’ll want to hit while in the National Capital Region. 1) Tour Parliament Hill Start your time in Canada’s capital by taking a look at where this nation’s laws are debated and codified. Constructed in the Gothic Revival style, the appearance of this federal legislature is worth a visit on…

Visit Top LA Tourist Attractions in Style

If you want to visit Los Angeles, then the best way to really see all the sights is by finding the best limo service Los Angeles (LA) has to offer. Not only does that mean you travel in comfort and style, you will also have a chauffeur at your disposal who knows the area better than anyone else. So what are some of the key things you should go and see? Los Angeles Lakers Getting a ticket to see the Lakers is almost impossible. However, your limo company may have some connections! Who knows, you could end up sitting next…

What to Bear in Mind When Traveling to Vegas

Many of us can only dream of taking an unforgettable trip to the world’s favourite sin city. The lights, the sounds, the incomparable experiences you will have on your once in a lifetime trip to this amazingly fun and vibrant city will live with you for a long time indeed. However, like any trip, it’s important to keep a few things in mind before you head off. Vegas is a hugely popular destination with millions of annual visitors so you will want to be making the most of your time there. To help enhance your experience even further, here are…

Perfecting Your Summer Glow Using Sunless Tanning Products

We are not all blessed to live in a location that is basking in sunshine all year around and many of us in fact only have the opportunity to frolic in the sunshine for around 2-3 months of the year. None of this benefits those amongst us who love nothing more than bronzing our skin. There are so many moments which call for a touch of bronze, wearing a white dress to a party, a wedding day or even going on vacation and wishing to avoid appearing like a milk bottle when you first arrive. Thankfully, there are lots of…

Seven of the Best Places for a Family Holiday in 2017

Choosing your next family vacation destination can be a tricky task indeed. From snowy wonderlands to tropical getaways, these seven destinations will inspire even the pickiest of kids. Maui, Hawaii One of the most beautiful places for a family vacation is the stunning Hawaiian Island of Maui. It’s famous for its pristine beaches, nature and dramatic scenery with plenty of activities to keep all ages entertained. A stay in Hawaii will come with a hefty price tag, so you may want to consider Asian alternatives if you are travelling on a smaller budget. South African Safari A really fun way…