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Travel to Barcelona, Spain

April 21, 2006 EST | Europe

Travel to Barcelona for a unique cultural, historical and sensorial experience. It is a throbbing, vibrant city at once firmly grounded in its rich heritage and looking to the future. A tour to Barcelona promises an eclectic palette. The second...

Public transportation in Germany

April 21, 2006 EST | Europe

You have decided to spend your vacation time in Germany. You reserved your plane and hotel, now you need to figure out how you will get around on your trip. You can always rent a car but it may be...

The world's biggest capital village

March 27, 2006 EST | Europe

Oslo. Norway's capital city. Population about half a million. Compared with places like New York, London, Paris and Tokyo, it's little more than a village although it does cover an astonishing 454 square kilometres. Smack bang in the middle of...

Traveling to the UK from abroad

March 27, 2006 EST | Europe

If your journey isn't too great a distance, for example you are visiting from Europe, you might want to consider a variety of travel options. But if your journey is a long one, plane fares are now so competitive that...

Amorgos and its history

February 07, 2006 EST | Europe

This island has a size of about 120 km2 and inhabited by around 1800 people can be found at the east of the Cyclades, next to Dodecanese. Anciently called Minoa, the origins of this city and its population can be...

The beautiful Agios Konstantinos

January 25, 2006 EST | Europe

Agios Konstantinos is a destination situated within central Greece, within the region of Attica, to the north of Cape Sounion, and at about 50 kilometers from the southern side of Athens. This spot, also known as Konstandinos or Ayios Konstandino,...

The Greek Iti National Park

January 08, 2006 EST | Europe

This park is situated towards the southern side of the valley of River Sperchios and counts with a wide variety of trees, plants and animals which provide it with a very unique and interesting environment. Those tourists who enjoy green...

Out on the bread run

December 18, 2005 EST | Europe

BREAD has an almost mythical status in France so a chance to go out on the daily delivery run could not be missed. Marie Ange Lavoix was to be my guide and as we loaded up the van, with the...

London Travel

December 08, 2005 EST | Europe

London is a very visitor friendly place and traveling around in London is very suitably provided by various forms of transportation. The most common mode of transport is the London Underground http://tube.tfl.gov.uk and it operates through out the day [from...

Alicante Spain - How to explore it in one day

November 14, 2005 EST | Europe

Before we start a quick overview. Alicante, with about 310.000 habitants lies about 6 hours down from Barcelona along the Mediterranean coast of Spain. Within the summer months about 6 million tourists visit the Costa Blanca area. Depending on different...

The Rias Altas in Spain

November 07, 2005 EST | Europe

The Rias Altas located in Spain are part of a group of larger formations spread within the coast of Galicia, conformed by the Rias Altas and the Rias Bajas. The Rias are estuaries origin when sea levels rise as well...

The Beautiful Seville

October 26, 2005 EST | Europe

Seville, or Sevilla in Spanish, is located on the banks of the River Guadalquivir, within the region of Andalusia, towards the southern area of the country. This town is recognized as one of the most famous and interesting of not...

A quick tour of Spain

October 13, 2005 EST | Europe

With over fifty million tourists visiting Spain each year, this popular West European country must have something special which attracts the visitor. What exactly is it ...? The main beauty of this lovely land can be summed up in just...

Discover the Llyn Peninsula

September 23, 2005 EST | Europe

Stretching from the peak of Snowdon to Bardsey Island (or Ynys Enlli - the Island of the Tides), the Llyn Peninsula is a unique and beautiful part of North Wales, renown for its natural charm and mild climate. So spectacular...

The beautiful Italian Riviera

September 17, 2005 EST | Europe

The term Italian Riviera usually refers to the Italian coastline area near the border with France, in Liguria. This coastline is extremely beautiful due to the amazing combination of clear blue waters, soft sands, perfect weather, and a great amount...

Walking around Bologna

September 17, 2005 EST | Europe

Bologna is designed in such a way that allows visitors and tourists to meet many of its main buildings, monuments, parks and attractive areas by walking to them due to the short distance which separates them from the city's center....

Dijon - Burgundy's capital

September 11, 2005 EST | Europe

Dijon, the capital of the region of Burgundy, is a great city full of interesting things to do and places to meet. This city usually takes several days for visitors to fully explore it and meet all its historically interesting...

The city of Rennes

September 11, 2005 EST | Europe

Rennes, located at 300 kilometers southwest of Paris, towards the northwestern area of France, is the municipal capital of the region of Brittany and one of the most interesting towns of it as well. There are several interesting characteristics about...

Eating out in Paris on a budget

September 06, 2005 EST | Europe

This is Paris and it is raining, which is as it should be. Paris rain is not as the rain of other cities. It is softer, benevolent. It caresses, rather than soaks. Perhaps the main reason I come to Paris...

First time travel to Europe – Your six month planning guide

September 06, 2005 EST | Europe

So, you’ve decided that you want to travel to Europe within the next year. Fantastic! Your trip is sure to be an exciting learning experience. This article will discuss the key plans you’ll need to make before traveling to Europe,...

Andalucia, a eonderful holiday festination

August 19, 2005 EST | Europe

Andalucia is a vast, beautiful area of Southern Spain only now being discovered by tourists.If you want to experience the "Real Spain" then take a trip to this magnificent and varied area. The Costa del Sol has long been one...

Madrid travel

July 12, 2005 EST | Europe

The capital of Spain, pulsating city of Madrid is one of the eminent European cities that is famous for it’s more than a few attractions. The city nestled in the middle of the Iberian Peninsula is thronged by people not...

Lisbon capital and heart of Portugal

July 01, 2005 EST | Europe

Portugal has always been known as the land to the left of Spain on the Iberian Peninsula, caught among its traditional way of life - fishing and agriculture. But thanks to the technology and the integration, Portugal´s 91.985 km2, of...

Three ghostly castles in England

June 29, 2005 EST | Europe

England is a land steeped in history, tradition and legend. It boasts more than 1400 medieval castles across its countryside, many of which are said to be frequented by ghosts, specters and other supernatural occurrences. Here is a delightfully ghoulish...

Top 10 Spanish experiences

June 25, 2005 EST | Europe

Guidebooks often provide the visitor with a list of sights to see and places to visit when venturing overseas to a brand new country, but this list of top 10 experiences to have in Spain provides the visitor or new...

Explore in Barcelona Spain

June 07, 2005 EST | Europe , Vacation

As any European can brag about, Barcelona in Spain is no exception with its endless history, much of it still remaining, but much more of it has been added on in the 20th century. In many people´s opinion, you fully...

The Spanish regional travel guide

June 07, 2005 EST | Europe , Travel

Up to 60 million visitors travel to Spain every year to delight in the country’s 315 sunny days and its rich and diverse history and culture. As a result the Spanish government spend millions of Euros per year on the...

Hamburg Germany - insider tips

June 01, 2005 EST | Europe

Hamburg has 1,734,000 inhabitants. They all want to have fun, excitement, and occupation. You too? Great! Then read on. 1. Speicherstadt The historical Speicherstadt in Hamburg is the largest warehouse complex in the world, and one of Hamburg's landmarks and...

Zürich – Switzerland

May 31, 2005 EST | Europe

Zürich gained international fame as a banking town and for being the world's cleanest and most pleasant city to reside in. Throughout recent years, Zürich is increasingly influenced by big-city and multicultural influences and while maintaining its calm and idyllic...