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Prague in Winter

It was official, we were going to Prague in December. Now for most people, this was not a problem…who wouldn’t want to visit Prague in winter? But …

Europe

5 things you have to do in Belem, Lisbon

Lisbon is a fantastic place to visit for many reasons, but its proximity to some great day trip locations is just one of them. In fact, the town of …

European Travel

London's South Bank - Self Guided Tour

South Bank is a must when you visit London. It’s an ever-changing and always lively cultural hub and one of London’s loveliest areas by the riverside.<p>…

London

Tallinn, Estonia-Essential Travel Guide

Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is a quaint, small city with a large history. It’s Old Town is one of Europe’s most …

Europe

The forgotten pyramids of Meroë // Sudan

You will find the forgotten pyramids in the ancient city of <b>Meroë</b>, the capital of the Kingdom of Kush, an ancient African kingdom situated in what is …

Egypt

Top Five Things To Do In Varanasi

1. Take a Dip in the Holy Ganges<p>In Hindu mythology, the river Ganga is personified as Goddess and is believed to have descended from heaven. People …

Asia Travel

Driving The Highlands - Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island

Smokey Mountain, Cabot Trail<p>In our last post we explored Edinburgh Castle and the connection to Nova Scotia. This week we are jumping across the pond …

Canada

Top 11 Things to do in Ljubljana Slovenia

(Last Updated On: November 15, 2017)<p>Ljubljana the Slovenia’s capital city and the largest city is one of the charming and laidback destinations. The …

Europe

10 of the best Christmas shopping cities in Europe

Put some sparkle into your festive shopping with our guide to the best boutiques, gift stores and markets in Europe • Plus where to eat, drink and drop after you shop<p>Lisbon<p><b>Why go</b><br>Lisbon sparkles at Christmas (check out the massive tree in Praça do Comércio), but is more cool than twee. The scent of …

Europe

Banda Islands of Indonesia: Travel Guide to the Remote Spice Islands

<b>Everything you need to know about visiting the seriously-off-the-beaten-track Banda islands in Maluku.</b><p>In the very south of Maluku lie the remote and …

Asia Travel

How to spend a day in Montserrat Barcelona

Montserrat is a famous destination in Barcelona, Mostly people from all over the world come here to visit the sacred Santa Maria Montserrat, Virgin …

Spain

Dead Sea, Jordan: What is it really like? - Reading the Book

We’ve all see the TV footage. A presenter floats, feet pointing skyward, on a vivid blue sea. Cold drink in hand, barren hills in the background, …

Dead Sea

25 Things To Do In Dunedin: New Zealand's Garden City

The variety of things to do in Dunedin New Zealand is only surpassed by the city’s varying reputations. Depending on who you are, the city’s name …

New Zealand

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List – 100 Things To Do Before You Die

<b>The world is full of wonder and if you’re anything like us, you want to go out and explore it. We’ve chosen ultimate travel bucket list – 100</b> …

List-Worthy

Visiting Fairyland on Umngot River in Dawki, Meghalaya

Just picture this – <i>a boat that takes you along a jeweled stream that has some magical creatures floating below and stunning jewels that lie at the</i> …

Moscow – Russia’s Architectural Wonder !

Delhi to Moscow has been my longest continuous flight till date. Engrossed in my dream book series, six and an half hours didn’t seem too long to a …

Europe

The prettiest Cotswolds villages

The Cotswold is one of the prettiest areas of England I have ever been to. Rolling hills, green valleys, quaint villages, everywhere you look is out …

Europe

Bali, Indonesia Travel Guide Part 1

Places to eat in Bali:<p>The Breezes Bali Resort Restaurant – Their restaurant was great. Lovely meal and very convenient. Highly recommend the mojito …

The Ultimate Self-Guided Walking Tour of Stockholm

If you’ve been following my blog for awhile you know that I’m pretty much an expert on hiking, the Vancouver area, Iceland and Nepal. So you might be …

Top 8 Things To Do in Aspen Besides Skiing

<b>I kick my boots against the frost-tinted grass – my non-ski boots, by the way, are a long, black pair of faux leather that completely boost my style</b> …

Colorado

10 Pretty French Towns Near Paris You'll Just Love!

There’s something about the charm of French villages that just makes them so appealing. Perhaps it’s the little lanes, maybe it’s the charming …

France

1 Day in Yosemite National Park – California, USA - Archi-Find

Now I know what you are thinking, “Just 1 day in Yosemite! Are you mad?”. Honestly, I could spend weeks in Yosemite, surrounded by it’s towering …

National Parks

Can you name all 15 UK National Parks?

Yes, I promise there really are 15 National Parks in the UK. And I have the photos to prove it!<p>During September and October, I drove around the UK …

National Parks

Exploring Tallinn, Estonia: One Epic Medieval Experience

<i>People travel for a whole variety of reasons: to explore one-of-a-kind landscapes, experience different cultures, indulge on unique delicacies, and</i> …

Europe

Top Things To See And Do In Beijing

<i>When it comes to China, you should definitely visit the Golden Triangle. Everyone knows the triangle of India, but the one of China? Let me clarify</i> …

Asia Travel

Summer, autumn and winter on a 9-day long trip in the Rocky Mountains - Our Life, Our Travel

Road trip? Hiking trip? It can be both easily if you choose the <b>Canadian Rockies</b> as your destination. The mountains are about 900 km from Vancouver, …

Canada

7 Reasons to Make Time for Burano in Venice, Italy

Before we arrived in Venice, I knew Burano was a must see for me. Just a quick internet perusal showed me the colorful homes, the canal reflections… …

Europe

Manitoba Road Trip :: 7 Days of Canadian Prairie Adventure » I've Been Bit :: A Travel Blog

Manitoba is Canada’s 8th largest province and it’s jam-packed full of adventure. As the eastern gateway to the Prairies, the province has so much to …

Tim Hortons

Chasing ruins in Ireland: Churches, Castles and Cemeteries

Ireland is ancient. Civilization on the little island at the edge of the European continent dates back to 12,500 years ago. It goes without saying …

Ireland