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Six Reasons to Visit Michigan This Spring • Nomad by Trade

Spring in Michigan is a wonderful time when the gray of winter melts away and blue skies, green grass, and colorful flowers return to the state. As …

Festivals

Things to do in Colchester - an easy day trip from London

One of the great things about being in London is that you are never far away from a gorgeous English country location. With a country the size of …

England

A year as a travel blogger – some reflections

It’s been just over a year since I unleashed this space on the world. I’ve been blogging for almost two decades in various guises, right from the …

Writing

Things to do in Bologna Italy - What to see, do, eat, drink & where to stay.

As the temperature rose above 35 degrees Celsius, we could see the heat haze forming over the top of the terracotta coloured roofs. It separated the …

Italy

Things to do in Gozo - why you should include Gozo in your Malta itinerary.

Rocky cliff faces and magical sunset locations, crystal blue waters that offer incredible diving and snorkelling opportunities, beaches, history and …

10 Apps to Download When Traveling to Korea - Expat and the City

In today’s age, we all carry around a rectangular device to help us stay connected to our friends, family and followers. Some of us carry around more …

A San Marino Restaurant fine dining experience at Restaurant Righi

The city of San Marino, the capital of the Republic of San Marino is so small that most of the world doesn’t know it exists. When they do hear about …

Things to do in San Marino - and why you shouldn't miss this tiny country!

Read one of those “Top 10 places to see before you die” articles lately? Or perhaps, “The top places to visit in 2018?” How about “Emerging travel …

Best wine tasting Hunter Valley - home of amazing boutique wineries!

Hunter Valley Wine Varieties You Didn’t Know Existed and Where To Find Them<p>When it comes to Australian wines, the Hunter Valley is well known for …

Things to do in Narbonne France - A top 11 "to do" list in 24 hours

Things to do in Narbonne France – The top 11 things you can do in 24 hours<p>France is a country that is home to some of the most iconic destinations …

Maximize your sightseeing in Reykjavik

<i>Reykjavik facts we learned on the tour:</i><p><i>Iceland celebrates a tree of the year. Yes a tree of the yaer is awarded every year to the best tree in the</i> …

What to do in Valletta - How to spend 24 hours in the Maltese capital

What to do in Valletta, Malta<p>Bus transport is plentiful here in <b>Malta</b>, but driving into Valetta from St Julians, where we stayed, is best done …

European Travel

A great day trip from Bologna at DonnaLivia Agriturismo

Tucked away in the hills near the small town of Brisighella, a family is living their dream. A long search of more than 30 farms across Italy lead …

Italy

Vintage vespa tours in Bologna - a unique way to see the city

Vintage Vespa tours in Bologna<p>Candy pink helmet on, arms wrapped tightly around my husband as I took my place on the back of the seat, trying to find …

Italy

A Stunning 5-Day Kerala Motorbike Road Trip Itinerary from Kochi

Kerala, like most Indian States, has so much to offer and as usual, most of it is outside the major cities. While Kochi (Cochin) is a must-see for …

The Good, the Bad, and the Cuddly! Animal Cafés in Japan

Table of Contents<p>The New Trend, Animal Cafés Japan- Coffee with a Side of Love!<p>Cat Cafés<p>Calico Cat Café – Shinjuku, Tokyo<p>Rabbit Cafés<p>Ra.A.G.F …

How does Russia My History multimedia historical park compare to every other museum we have ever visited?

It’s true what they say about how easy it is to indoctrinate children. Mama would not have said that she displayed a wild sort of enthusiasm for …

Does your family love tearing up the slopes

Are you a winter person? Is skiing a thing your family loves to do? Why limit yourself to your home slopes when you can visit Japan one of the world …

Visiting Stonehenge with kids: overhyped or prehistoric marvel?

Stonehenge. Iconic? Certainly.<p>Overhyped? We decided to find out for ourselves!<p>Read on to see what there is to do at Stonehenge for kids, and find out …

Prehistory

4 days in Padua - Italian charm without mass tourism

Not very popular among travellers but very much worth the visit, Padua is a modest Italian city in the province of Veneto that just waits for you to …

The Shining Gem of Africa's High Atlas Mountains - Ait Benhaddou

The Ksar of Ait Benhaddou located in the majestic High Atlas Mountains of Morocco is a must-do on any North African itinerary.<p>Road Trip – Sahara …

Travel

48 hours in York: the best family-friendly things to do

If you are visiting the UK be sure not to miss out on a visit to York, an ancient walled city in North-East England, founded by the Romans. York also …

Why Black Dinah Chocolatiers is the Perfect Christmas Gift?

It’s that time of year folks when we should all start thinking about buying those all-important Christmas gifts for the loved ones in your life. The …

Road testing the ClickPack Pro secure travel backpack

A secure travel backpack that actually works<p>I’ve never really been a <b>backpack</b> kind of person, but in more recent times, I’ve had the opportunity to …

Airplanes

Cognac tours: An authentic experience at the House of Rémy Martin

Cognac tours – a great way to learn<p>Cognac evokes images of men sitting around in leather armchairs in front of an open fire, hands wrapped around a …

Wine

Things To See And Do In Houston

<i>Planning a trip to Houston?</i><p>Houston is the 4th largest city in the US and full of options for cultural, art, cuisine and activities for both families, …

The Big 5 Bavarian Christmas Markets - A One Week Itinerary

Table of Contents<p>The Best Way to See These Five Bavarian Christmas Markets<p>City 1 – Munich Christmas Markets<br>• City 2 – Nuremberg Christmas Market<br>• City 3 …

Cruising the Canal du Midi - A Luxury Barge Cruise France

<b>Ancient stone villages built right on the water’s edge pass you by and large iron barriers groan under the pressure of the water that is pushing</b> …

France

Travel cable organiser : A review of the Power Packer

I’m a self-confessed neat freak. Make that a clean freak too. Everyone who knows me will attest to my need for organisation. I’m the real deal too, …

Gear & Gadgets

Emilia Romagna Food Experiences That You Should Not Miss

Headed to Bologna to check out Eataly World? Be sure to check out eleven other Emilia Romagna food experiences that you should not miss. We knew we …

Italy