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Review of Residence Maximus

When planning my trip to Rome, I knew I wanted a hotel close to the Colosseum. I’d been dreaming of seeing this ancient wonder for years, so I was …

Italy

Where to Eat in Seattle: The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Seattle

Are you hungry and wondering where to eat in Seattle? Keep on reading for the best places to eat and drink in Seattle!By now, you probably know that …

A Non-Traditional Copenhagen Itinerary (for Weirdos like Me)

Copenhagen Travel Itinerary (But Not Your Average Copenhagen Itinerary)<p>Hello, my faithful, or fearful followers, I can’t decide which one is more …

7 Places to Eat in Kansas City When You Need a Break from Its World Famous Barbeque

Although Kansas City’s barbeque is the best in the world, sometimes you need a break from smoked meat. Here’s where to eat in Kansas City when you’re …

Discover the World's Largest Collection of Angels at the Angel Museum

I like to say that I’ve never met an offbeat museum I didn’t like, and the <b>Angel Museum</b> in Beloit, Wisconsin is no exception.<p>Stepping through the …

Discover The Ultimate Cultural Evening At Te Vara Nui Village In Rarotonga

Experience The Best Of Cook Island Culture With Te Vara Nui<p>One of the greatest ways to experience true Cook Island culture is not doubt with a visit …

New Zealand

A New Yorker's Inside Guide to New York City

Want to blend in and live like a local while visiting New York City? Check out these tips and tricks on everything from how to use the subway to the …

Scotland Itinerary - plan your perfect 7 day road trip

Scotland itinerary 7 days – Scotland is one of those places that is just magical. Bagpipes playing, men in kilts, Scotch, Castles, Outlander. It is …

Scotland

Top Day Trips from Munich

The Top Day Trips from Munich Bavaria is the most visited state in Germany and most people that visit add Munich to their itinerary. We recommend to …

European Travel

7 awesome Utah hiking trails (the lesser-known hikes!)

Utah’s Mighty Five National Parks are must-see parks on any Southwest US road trip. Each park has something unique to offer, along with some very …

Introducing Lapua in Finland : A Compelling Photo Story

If there is any country which has swept me off my feet at the very first glance, it would definitely be <b>Finland</b>. The land of contrast is nothing less …

European Travel

Japan: A Complete Guide to Kyoto Photography Locations

The Photogenic Wonders of Kyoto<br>The true beauty of Japanese culture comes to life in the traditional city of Kyoto.The post Japan: A Complete Guide to …

One Day in Biloxi, Mississippi | Through Julia's Lens

If you’re just tuning into my adventures in the Deep South, Biloxi, Mississippi was my last stop! I had never heard of Biloxi before researching …

Gulf Coast

(You really should) Explore Canada by train

Why is it better to explore Canada by train instead of stepping onto a plane and disembarking a few hours later? The answer is one simple word that’s …

Trains

Long Haul Travel Essentials + Tips and Secrets From a Flight Attendant | MonaCorona.com | A Luxury Travel Blog

Flying on an airplane is a luxury as much as it is a privilege for travelers. Sometimes, this privilege is a smooth process from start to finish; and …

Customer Service

The Beers of Texas Part 13 - Food, Wine, Beer, Travel

This is another installment of my series describing beers of Texas. I am looking at beers brewed and born here in the Lone Star State.<p>Brewed at …

Alcatraz: Life on the Rock – Hilton Union Square & Parc 55 – San Francisco

The lobbies of both the Hilton Union Square and its sister hotel Parc 55 in San Francisco have a new look. For one thing, there is a jail cell …

27 Epic UK Bucket List Destinations

<b>The UK is a beautiful destination with so much to see and do. Cascading waterfalls, beautiful beaches and prehistoric monuments await. Here are the</b> …

Day Trips in Mexico

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9 Best Places to Eat in LA

<i>“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child.</i><p>“9 Must-Try Restaurants in Los Angeles” is no doubt my most popular pin on …

Springfest Munich Survival Guide

Springfest. Known affectionately as “Oktoberfest’s little sister,” this springtime beer festival packs all the fun of the fall festival in a smaller, …

European Travel

9 quick and effective ways to learn a foreign language

(Last Updated On: May 4, 2018)<p>Learning a foreign language has never been easier and it is nowadays quite normal in many countries to speak at least 2 …

Top 10 Best Hikes in Shenandoah National Park

Top 10 Best Hikes Shenandoah National Park<p>The first time I ever went hiking in Shenandoah, my dad carried me around in one of those baby papoose …

Hiking

Kawah Ijen Volcano: The Most Toxic Place on the Planet

It was 2 a.m. We were driving up the mountain on a motorbike, rushing via serpentine roads of <b>East Java</b>. Not many cars were passing by at this time of …

Visiting Kirstenbosch Garden-Cape Town

The weather in Cape Town, is fascinating. It’s not unusual for the weather to be one way on one side of the mountain and completely opposite on the …

Lake Tahoe Pictures: Check out this Gorgeous Place!

Once in a while, I like to remember trips I have taken. After all, as the saying goes, remembering is reliving.<p>The other day I found myself going …

Beautiful Gardens in Ireland - Backpacking Detours

Visit the Powerscourt Estate for the Most Beautiful Gardens in Ireland<p>Enniskerry, Ireland<p>Our plans to hike the Wicklow Way were derailed after …

Where to go for Easter? 15 cool ideas for an Easter weekend in Europe

Are you going somewhere this Easter? Here you will find ideas for less touristy destinations in Europe: from city breaks to complete 4-day …

The Ultimate Beach Day In Rarotonga With Koka Lagoon Cruises

The Ultimate Beach Day With Koka Lagoon Cruises….<p>One of the must do activities when in Rarotonga is a boat trip of the lagoon where you can explore …