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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.…

Cruise Holidays: Seeing The World In All Its Wonder

The world we live in is full of wonders which should be seen. It’s often said that travel broadens the mind. This may very well be true, but it’s not the only reason we should travel. Sometimes when you come away from the grindstone of work all you want to do is sleep, but when you have real time off, a destination holiday is worthwhile. We can all spend time looking at pictures of amazing scenery. Seeing it for yourself, though, is something that cannot be replicated. Adventure holidays, beach holidays, skiing holidays. They all have their attractions (and if you’ve never skied, then the third is also a bit of the first). Taking in some of this planet’s natural beauty and getting away from the grind is healthy. And it allows you to broaden your horizons in a way which can change your life. Perhaps the best holidays for…