A collection of 13 countries that are named after explorers and royalty along with a little description about each. Bolivia – Simón Bolívar This 18th century revolutionary – a proper hero – freed half of South America from the Spanish monarchy’s rule. Simón Bolívar was one of the most important leaders of South America’s successful struggle for independence against…

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Paris is a beautiful and romantic city in which historical landmarks, magnificent artwork and rich culture await you at every corner. This charming City of Lights is a “must see” for all who travel to Europe. To sample some of the best the city has to offer, make sure you visit the top ten sites.   1. Eiffel Tower Nothing…

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Whether you’re a hard-core ski speed demon in search of a new skiing rush, a ski bunny seeking tame nursery slopes but wild nights or simply looking for an affordable place to take the family, the Alps have what you’re looking for. The Alps span the Mediterranean coast of France through Switzerland, Northern Italy, Austria and into Slovenia. The peaks…

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Those searching for an amazing diving experience should look no further than the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Famous diving locations such as Sharm El Sheikh is only approximately a 5 hour flight from London. The Red Sea has long been a place that people, especially those from the UK, come to experience “big” things when it comes to diving. The Sinai…

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Life might be about the journey but a good road trip needs a great destination. In our fast-paced, texting-at-the-breakfast table world that we live in, sometimes we need to re-connect with our friends and family. Unlike a typical beach vacation, a great road trip will leave people with more than a tan. It will leave you with memories. These are…

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I love street food and the whole experience of trying new foods, the colours, smells, the tastes, the people. Anthony Bourdain is a street food advocate and was quoted saying “I believe street food is salivation to human race”. I certainly agree with street food making a journey more interesting and full of exiting experiences. These following 10 street foods…

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We Brits are privileged to have some of the most spectacular driving routes in the world right there on our doorstep. You can rant and rave about Route 66 all you like, but check out just a sample of what Europe has to offer and you won’t be disappointed.  Make sure your car is ready for the road trip; giving…

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Showcasing 10 of the world’s best restaurants with amazing views. Whether the food is good or bad, it doesn’t really matter as there’s always the view! 10. Yamashiro Restaurant, LA Located in the Hollywood Hills, this upscale Asian restaurant offers an unimaginable view of the brilliant Los Angeles skyline. Go on a clear night and you can see lights for…

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The UK is an awesome place to visit, and the best way to see the most unforgettable sites is to have the freedom of your own vehicle. Being involved with a tour group means that you will only see what the tour leader wants you to see and eat where the tour stops for a meal. You don’t have the…

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London attracts millions of tourists all year around; however there are ways to see London before it hits peak tourist season. Understandably, the UK capital is most popular in the late spring and summer months when the sun is in the sky and the schools are off. It can also get pretty busy, or at least more so than usual…

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Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, Bali

If you’re looking for a cool luxury place to stay in Bali, you’ll be hard pressed to find better than Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, a spectacular, gravity defying hotel with private pool villas perched on the misted terraces of the Ayung River gorge in Bali. 38 private pool villas and suites are located in the steep rice terraces of Ubud, known…

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mykonos

If holidays for you mean wild dance and spree, then Mykonos is the place to go. Apart from magnificent beaches and luxury lifestyle, the beautiful island offers moments of ultimate fun to thousands of visitors every year. Mykonos has become world famous for its nightlife, with crazy parties, opulence and famous DJs from all over the world. The fun begins…

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The perfect ski holiday isn’t about excellent slopes alone. It’s about the resorts, the weather, the food, the culture and everything else besides. The question being – where to set your sights this winter? Whether looking to travel near or far, there’s a whole world of incredible ski destinations at your fingertips. The following 10 represent perhaps the best places…

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La Rosiere

We love ski holidays and try to do one each year. Last April we enjoyed a family ski holiday with our two boys aged 6 and 8 in La Rosiere in France which was fantastic. It was great to ski somewhere much closer to home (Cornwall, UK) for a change as we usually head out to Canada. La Rosiere is…

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Iceland boasts a fascinating landscape with volcanoes and mighty glaciers. It is home to an astounding variety of Arctic animals of air, land and, sea. Keep reading this interactive guide to Iceland’s wildlife to discover more about the fantastic animals that are native to Iceland. Snowy Owl Scientific name: Bubo scandiacus This master predator finds its prey during both day…

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For those people based in the UK, Belfast is one of the more accessible locations. We’re not just talking from a time perspective either (it takes about an hour from England), but this is one of those destinations in which budget airlines are pretty much giving away seats, while hotels in the area can easily be found. It means that…

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Whenever UK tourism is touched upon, a certain L-word usually comes to the forefront of the conversation. As we all know, London is one of the premier tourist destinations in the world and this means that the rest of the UK barely gets a sniff. As today’s topic might have already suggested, this is somewhat unfair. After all, if you…

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Adorably nicknamed as ‘the pearl of Africa’ by Winston Churchill, Uganda, the East African country has always been a favourite among the adventurous, intrepid travellers. However, the country is recently becoming one of the must-visit countries among the average travellers too, and thousands of tourists every year are travelling to this country to experience the taste of the Uganda adventures.…

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 As scenic places go, New Zealand’s has epic scenery in abundance! Lord of the Rings was filmed here and The Hobbit for this very reason. New Zealand has spectacularly diverse and beautiful landscape with vast mountain ranges, steaming volcanoes, stunning coastlines, deeply indented fiords and lush rainforests. Comparable in size or shape to Great Britain, Colorado or Japan, New Zealand…

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