The pure mountain air, the breathtaking scenery and the chance to go completely off-grid for a few days is the perfect reason to hike and explore these 5 great walks in New Zealand.
So, whether your idea of a vacation is playing in a city that never sleeps, riding a horse along the open range, hanging ten on a surfboard, or drinking in a Biergarten; one of these fabulous destinations is sure to give the solo traveller the reboot needed while creating fun and lasting memories.
Travel can be pricey unless you utilise all the tricks up your sleeve. As a “Calculated Traveller,” the biggest trick I have up MY sleeves is to take advantage of “shoulder season” if you are looking to save on travel.
An excellent way to explore nature within any city is to rent a bike and hit the trails. It allows you to be like the locals, enjoy the environment on a personal level and gets you away from the concrete and glass of the urban city centre.
Treasure, trains, pirates, ghosts, margaritas, sunsets and pie, oh my! Read our ultimate travel guide to Key West Florida with a one-day whirlwind adventure!
A honeymoon is not only meant to be a celebration to ignite a union of two persons but is more of a unique and restful, romantic experience which comes only once in a person’s lifetime. A honeymoon is the only time which allows a couple to stay away from the maddening world and spend special time in the company of each other. However, to make all this much more memorable, you need to locate an ideal place.
Vietnam is definitely one of those countries you have to visit one day. Its impressive architecture and nature are simply breathtaking — mountains, rivers, meadows, and lakes combine into one landscape that takes your breath away in an instant.
It’s hot and humid this December afternoon at Hawks Cay Resort as I lounge in the shade, cold beverage in hand, on our private deck behind our suite. It’s quiet — no music, no children, just the noise of the nearby ocean and the rustle of the palms as they sway in the wind.
Bright and early each morning, I would scurry and skip down the stairs to breakfast at the outdoor restaurant next to the pool and beach — La Ceiba — and after a quick smile and “Buenos días” to the staff, I would sit down and devour the menu.
I love cruises. All the food I can eat, activities for days, and free shows to watch, what’s not to love? I’ve taken about 30 cruises in my life, and most of them have been to the Caribbean.
I reached out to a few of my fellow International Food Wine and Travel Writer Association food writer friends and asked them to share one dish in one city that has been particularly memorable for them. I hope you enjoy our tasty memories.
I’m not a lover of the oyster — especially oysters raw on the half shell. Today’s adventure was all about the raw oyster, and since they’ll be served fresh straight out of the water, I thought that I would challenge myself to finally eat one.
I knew I was about to have the experience to last a lifetime when a welcome letter arrived via email from the Butler of the Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway presenting me with a “pillow menu” and a “scent menu” that I could select from before my arrival.
There is a sense of satisfaction when you activate that “Out of Office” message on your email and voicemail at work isn’t there? I kind of wish that “happy dance” music played once you hit that submit button!
Cruise ship port terminals are often pit stops to catch excursion buses and taxi tours. Read why the Belize Cruise Port and Belize City is the destination!
EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, is one of the top tailgating stadiums in the country. The mild Florida weather means fans can cook out and cool off throughout the football season while other parts of the country are snowed in.
Read our detailed cruise passenger guide (including a taxi route map) on how to best spend your day at the port of Mahogany Bay in Roatan Honduras.
There are quite a few deals that should be on your radar but remember that your criteria should also include the type of cabin, itinerary, ship amenities and promotional incentives or spending credits. Do some research with a major online cruise agency, and you will find a terrific deal that matches your cruising criteria.
We always plan and patiently wait for a fabulous cruise deal with a motto that; “The more you can save, the more you can cruise again”.
In the past, I’ve visited Thailand and Cambodia, both excellent introductions into South-East Asian culture. However, the other destination I wish I had time to travel was Indonesia, a country rich with culture, history, and tradition.