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Great Rail Journeys Reveal Their Favourite Tours by Month​

The best train tours include winter wonderlands, autumn colours, summer holidays, interesting events, iconic train journeys and winter sun destinations. Here are Great Rail Journeys top picks for each month: 1. January – China Visit the fascinating Japanese event with the Harbin Ice Festival tour. 13 days on this spell binding tour starts from £3,395 per person. Guests will discover the enigmatic culture of China and spending time at the largest ice festival in the world. The Harbin Ice Festival first took place in 1963 and has grown to international renown. Ice sculptures are erected throughout the city and at night Sun Island Park exhibition is lit up which has a incredible other worldly effect. The itinerary also includes Siberian Tiger Park, the Forbidden City, Terracotta Army of Xi’an and the Temple of Heaven. 2. February – Scandinavia Seek the magical Aurora Borealis with The Northern Lights & Lapland tour…

Travel Guide To Picos De Europa National Park

On the borders of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León, Picos De Europa is arguably the most beautiful national park in Spain. Certainly the most dramatic, with 300 square miles of largely untouched, unspoilt landscapes which contrast with their surroundings quite spectacularly. The Picos De Europa national park features deep vertical gorges, rocky mountains that peak at over 8,000 feet above sea level, sprawling forests, glistening lakes and endless opportunities for adventure. A Few Facts About the Picos De Europa The mountain range itself is the third highest in Spain Some of the mountains have vertical drops of more than 2,300m There are 200+ peaks at over 2,000m above sea level The park is relatively compact – around 25% the size of the UK’s Lake District The world’s sixth deepest cave can be found in the park – the Torca del Cerro at 1,598m deep Some shaded areas remain covered in snow 365…

10 Cool Restaurants with Amazing Views

Eating out in another country is always a great experience. There are literally thousands of great restaurants around the world that offer amazing dining experiences and gastronomic delights, but only a select few are able to offer a view to match. Here we showcase are 10 cool restaurants featured in an Audley Travel article back in 2010 offering mouth watering views, as well as food. The Dining Pod at Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand Soneva Kiri on Koh Kood will soon be offering what is sure to be an unforgettable dining experience! Enjoy picture-perfect scenery as you are winched 16 feet into the air above the shoreline in the dining pod. This brilliant concept will seat up to four people who will be served by a flying waiter harnessed to a zip-line. Mount Burgess Dining Room, Emerald Lake Lodge, Canada Sample Rocky Mountain cuisine as you look out over…

6 Top Beaches in Australia

Australia is the world’s largest island and smallest continent and is also a land of amazing beauty and places with breathtaking views. It is also home to some of the most rare creatures and destinations in the world. It is also famous for major tourist attraction sites such as The Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, Hunter region and the Ayers rock. It has become over the years many tourists’ dream destination. The country also has many amazing Islands and great beaches where you can relax and enjoy feeling the sand between your toes and the spectacular views of the beach. These options offer some of the best places to retire in Australia, offering relaxing time for you and your spouse. Although there are many amazing beaches in Australia, here are the top six beaches in Australia: 1. Whitehaven Beach Whitehaven Beach is a lovely beach situated on Whitsunday Island.…