When good friends asked my husband and me to join them to spend New Year’s Eve in Morocco’s Sahara Desert, it was hard to say no. We’d visited this country many years ago and had been utterly entranced by its culture, architecture, food, and people – yet we’d not yet gotten to the vast dunes of its northeast. And quite a trip it turned out to be..
Flying into Marrakesh, we spent a couple of days exploring its exotic, labyrinthine medina; its expansive Jamaa El-F
Whether you want to catch the glimpse of awe-inspiring sunrise at Haleakala National Park; take to the water on a whale-watching adventure; snorkel around Molokini; or taste some of the Hawaiian Islands' best pineapples, there's is a tour in this list that fits well with your interests. Analyzing both expert opinion and traveller sentiment, we've determined more than a dozen of the best, which all feature trained veteran guides keen to share their insights about the Valley Isle’s astonishing
As Daniel and Martha Everett and their two children enjoyed a trip to Florida's Walt Disney World, their focus was on entertainment and excitement rather than the environment. And when Barbara and Andy Allen checked into a Boston hotel, they wanted to fit as many sights as possible into their two-day visit. They gave little thought to how their stay might impact the ecosystem.
Despite their lack of awareness, these folks were comb
It happens all the time with the tour operator Overseas Adventure Travel. I start out expecting to write about the trip itself – in this case, Sicily's Ancient Landscapes & Timeless Traditions"-- and I end up writing about all the things that aren't on the itinerary – what OAT refers to as "learning and discovery." Sure, I wanted to focus on the extensive ruins of the Greeks and Romans from the 8th century BCE; the city market initiated by th
photos: Victor Block
Some places are more than a destination, and topping that list is Provence. This Maryland-size region, nestled in France's southeastern corner, immediately immerses visitors in a setting and lifestyle that cajole and captivate. And while the glitzy French Riviera has many advocates, my wife Fyllis and I limited our recent stay to what we what we call the “real” Provence.
It’s an area of tiny towns and even smaller villages. Mountain chains overlook valleys blanketed by a c
There is a hot chocolate sipper that is pure decadence, an ahhhhhhh moment, a pound the table scene from When Harry Met Sally moment, savor pure chocolate at its best from a bean-to-bar chocolate shop. This is what I’m looking for, what I can’t forget. How did I get here? When I lived here 20 years ago I could navigate—but never happily. Who, I ask you, likes to drive in Los Angeles? Certainly not me.
I took the "Chocolate Indulgence" tour with Tourific Escapes. After meeting up in an Industrial
In the summer we are far more active. The tendency to slump in front of the television wanes and suddenly the sitting room is almost a ‘no go’ area as we spend more time outside and generally looking to what the world is doing.
Of course summer time can bring a shock when we find our best linen outfit no longer fits or we are having difficulty heaving ourselves up from a picnic blanket. So, how did I find myself in tight-fitting dress booking a Pilates holiday?
I had decided this inactivity wasn
The BBC Africa series had everybody glued to their safari seats, and the last program was no different. Hosted by veteran natural history presenter, Sir David Attenborough, the focus was on various conservation initiatives including, attempts by armed guards to stem the extinction of the critically endangered rhino, and a project led by a Masai warrior who is hoping to protect the lions that his tribe once hunted.
Before the last installment aired there was also the option to quiz the revered ce
Group travel isn't for everyone, but now and then I come across someone who can definitely benefit from it based on the information and concerns that they share with me in planning a trip.
I came across a friend who was looking for an enriched travel experience - we'll call her Susan although that is not her name.
So Susan never had children of her own. She was married for all of 2 years when her husband left her for another woman (and has since gone on to several other women whom I pity one by on
Bolzano is the capital of the province of Alto Adige (South Tyrol or Sudtirol) in Italy. Originally a Roman settlement, after the fall of the Roman Empire, immigrants arrived from Barvaria to the north, and it has been settled by German populations since then. Before World War 1, Bolzano was part of the Austro-Hungarian county of Tyrol, and became part of Italy at the end of this war. This cultural heritage is still prevalent throughout the region, from its bilingual street signs and town names,
India has been always a foremost tourist destination for travelers around the world. India the land of multiplicities attracts several to experience it in many forms say cultural, natural, provincial, religious and geographical diversities that attract travelers from across the globe during their India tour. The Golden Triangle India tour is the most excellent way to journey to the famous tourist spots of India in a short period. Through this particular trio package a tourist can explore three f
The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in China, built, rebuilt, and maintained between the 5th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire during the rule of successive dynasties. It originated from several separate walls built by the small kingdoms to protect their own territories during China's Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). After the whole country was unified in 220 B.C. by the first Emperor
About Everest Base Camp Trek:
The Mt. Everest National Park is a most desirable trekking destination in Nepal. From here Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha in Nepali), the highest peak in the world, can be viewed. This peak should be respected as it is the abode of many “Gods”.
Trekking to base camp you will encounter many Sherpa communities (famous for mountaineering) and many Buddhist Monasteries containing some incredible relics.
- Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing
- Difficulty: Moderate to Adventu
Tourists who visit India surely cannot ignore the enchanting spots in the northern regions of the country. India is a diverse country, and there a multitude of places that you can visit in different sections of the country.
When asked what they know about India, a good number of people across the world mention ‘Taj Mahal’, one of the world’s greatest monuments and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Well, Agra is the land of the Taj Mahal India and more.
The Agra Fort, yet another World Heritage Sit
Himachal Pradesh is located in the North West part of India in the lap of great Himalayas. The place is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir in the north, Punjab in the west Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in south and Tibet in the east. The unending natural beauty, pleasing climate and friendly people makes this place a paradise on earth. Each and every district of Himachal has numerous fine tourism destinations in its kitty which has been attracting people from all over the world.
Himachal Pradesh is an acc
Golden triangle tours is one of the well known and most famus tour packages in India. It is the elite mixture of the three most striking cities of North India – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
Taj Mahal, Agra:
Built at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, on the banks of river Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Made of pure marbles, and 28 different kind of rare precious and semi precious stones; the Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his bel
India is a land of beauty and diversity of cultures and one of the finest countries in the world for enjoyment as a tourist. It is considered as one of the leading tourist destinations in the continent of Asia and attracts millions of domestic and international tourists in a single year. They come to this country and take the golden memories from this nation. You can have a trip of the golden triangle vacation of India and the three main destinations falling in this category are Delhi, Agra and
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If the tourists want to spend their holiday is the most luxurious way then one must plan a trip through golden triangle tour packages. It is among the most demanded India tour packages. India tours are a lifetime experience an
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