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Thailand – a family friendly destination

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
Phuket beach sunset

Phuket beach ©kudumomo/Flickr

The country has become a very popular travel destination in the last couple of years because of multiple reasons. The cultural attractions in Thailand are stunning, of course, but the people are extremely friendly, the culture charming and – what is a huge appeal – it is a cheap destination.

Partly because of this, lately Thailand is becoming a well known family friendly holiday destination as well. More and more resorts and venues are specializing in hosting and entertaining families, as you will see in the video. And because Thailand is so different from western cultures it is really not hard to have tons of fun there. (more…)

The best festivals in Switzerland for 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Scene from the Zurich street parade

Zurich street parade ©

As much as Switzerland is a comparatively small country, it hosts lots of amazing festivals and events every single year. I have collected the best festivals in Switzerland for 2013 so that you will surely find something worthy of your attention whether you are a fan of big cities like Zurich or lovely small towns like Appenzell.

This year you can also win a free trip to the country with the Swiss Tourism Board, so you might even get to see some good festivals as a bonus. You can get to know more about the free trip, Swiss hospitality and the best festivals in Switzerland if you keep reading…

Top cultural attractions in South Tyrol

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
The Kurhaus in Merano, art Nouveau assembly building

The Kurhaus in Merano Leo-setä/Flickr

The Northern Italian region of South Tyrol is a very special one, it is a tri-lingual area where three nations live together for hundreds of years in peace and prosperity. South-Tirolean culture melted together all the best of Italian, Austrian and Ladin and made it into one very exciting destination.

Imagine when German (Austrian) precision meets the dolce vita lifestyle of the Italians… Are you curious yet? Watch the short video below and you will surely start planning your South Tyrol getaway. But if not, let me push you a little further with the must-see cultural attractions of South Tyrol.


The top most wonderful beaches in Ireland

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Inch Strand in Kerry, Ireland

Inch Strand ©Jim Linwood/Flickr

Among numerous other beauties, Ireland can be proud of its wonderful beaches. If what you want is a relaxing holiday with beautiful scenery and the ever so mysterious atmosphere of Ireland, go to one of the below places for a couple of days.

Check the top most wonderful beaches in Ireland and the fun video below about the people who would paint the world green for Ireland – and Saint Patrick’s Day. Have you added Ireland to your must visit list yet? If not, it is high time to do that, the video is living proof of that.

Top 3 natural wonders in Wales

Friday, March 8th, 2013
Coastal Path National Trail, Wales

Coastal Path National Trail ©Row 17/Flickr

The United Kingdom seems to be a big collection of breathtaking places full of fairy tales, legends and supernatural creatures. One of these lands is Wales, the country of very long words, dragons and castles – did you know that there are abut 600 castles in Wales?

The Celtic and medieval heritage go hand in hand with the beauties of the land, so behold the top 3 natural wonders in Wales. The video below shows only a little part of what wonders await, from the windy seacoast of Pembrokeshire to thermal water lakes and green pathways. (more…)

The most Irish attractions in Belfast

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Saint Patrick Center in Belfast

Saint Patrick Center ©

Belfast is a wonderful city full of life and colorful events all year long. Fortunately it is also peaceful now so being afraid of the Troubles cannot be an excuse to visit the city. Naturally, when one comes to visit the Northern Irish capital, they want to  experience something typically Irish.

So here I bring you some of the most Irish attractions in Belfast that you must visit, but first watch the video and experience the pulse and diversity of this amazing city, then put it on your list of ‘must-visit places’ and start planning your vacation! (more…)

The best things about Great Britain

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Lake District scenary

Lake District landscape Alan Cleaver/ Flickr

There is so much we all love about Great Britain it would be hard to say it all. The history, the culture that was formed through the millenia from different cultures added upon each other layer by layer to form the wonderful country that is Britain today. And so is the green landscape of the island that charm everyone who lays an eye on it.

Now none other than Jamie Oliver invites you to visit Britain and discover all it can offer. Watch the video and read about the best things about Great Britain – at least what I think is best about it, then let me know in the comment section if you agree or not. (more…)

Must see attractions in Norway for 2013

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
Geirangerfjord, Norway

Geirangerfjord ©vasile23/Flickr

Norway is one of my favorite countries in the world – if that is not too silly to say. It is wild and untamed, beautiful in its scenery and wonderful in its culture. Now if you did not yet add it to your list of this year’s ‘must-visit’ list, allow me to encourage you a little with my own version of must see attractions in Norway for 2013.

Also, let yourself be inspired by the video of the country’s Tourism Board showing amazing landscapes, thrilling adventures and cozy things to do! (more…)

The Maldives: not just for honeymooners

Monday, December 3rd, 2012


Atoll on Maldives

Maldives atoll ©thetravelguru/Flickr

It’s little wonder that the Maldives is a dream destination for honeymooners to start their lives together; the secluded islands are far from the stress of the world back home, and offer some of the most pristine natural beauty and luxurious resorts in the world.

However, an increasing number of holidaymakers are discovering that this tropical archipelago is suitable for much more than just romantic breaks, as increasing numbers of families, single people and non-honeymooning couples choose to visit the islands.

In addition to the stereotypical image of romantic walks on a private beach, activities in the Maldives can include anything from sailing to scuba diving and surfing, but of course, the Maldives are not just for honeymooners. (more…)

Newcomer’s guide to Canada

Friday, November 23rd, 2012
Montreal night view

Montreal by night ©manumilou/Flickr

This relatively young country that gained independence only in the 20th century and the rules of the country formally still is Queen Elisabeth II of the united Kingdom. A large part of the 33 million inhabitants are immigrants; this makes the culture of Canada a very diversed one.

Canada is the second largest country in the world (almost 386,000 mi2) which also means that it is boasting with a diverse landscape as well as flora and fauna. The fun little video below and our newcomer’s guide to Canada will hopefully get a taste for visiting this wonderful country. (more…)

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