According to the organizers’ estimates, around 21 million visitors will be in Milan to participate in the Expo 2015. A huge number of people indeed. They will have the opportunity to enjoy its ancient architecture and modern buildings, churches and museums. And of course, do a bit of healthy shopping in Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga. » Weiterlesen: Expo 2015 – a Good Reason to Visit Milan
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For years, the Brits have stayed home in the comfort of their own country during their summer holidays however there has been an increased tendency in Brits staying the UK during their winter holidays! With many dry slopes available in the UK, as well as outdoor slopes, many are staying at home to hit the pistes!
Environmental awareness is a constantly raising trend among today’s travellers worldwide. For example, TUI statistics of 2010 investigated that 74 percent of German travellers prefer to stay in an environmental friendly hotel rather than a low-price guesthouse. But why staying in a hotel at all if you can do more to contribute to your environment? The trend towards volunteering abroad is raising about 20 percent each year and is especially popular among young travellers.
The beauty of Šumava and the Bohemian Forest renders it an ideal holiday destination for all the family. Šumava, the Czech title for the Bohemian Forest, is a one of the most stunning regions the Czech Republic has to offer. Šumava is a rural area with only a small number of large cities. Tourists to the region can therefore enjoy holidaying in a tranquil environment.
There is more to Šumava than nature, however. The region is home to beautiful towns featuring historical and cultural attractions. The town of Klatovy is a popular Šumava tourist destination. Klatovy is home to Černé Jezero, the largest natural lake in the Czech Republic. » Weiterlesen: Visiting Šumava and the Bohemian Forest
In order to ensure a certain level of security and peace of mind when travelling abroad, it is essential to make sure that travel insurance is in place before departure. By considering the range of insurance companies that provide travel insurance, it makes it possible to find an appropriate policy regardless of the type of travel you are undertaking.
Travel insurance polices provide cover for a range of different risks, and the type required will depend on the nature of your trip. This will determine the likelihood of a risk occurring. It is well advised for someone going on a skiing trip to take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy that will cover any hospital bills in the event of an accident on the slopes, for example.
The Greek island of Ρόδος or Rhodes is located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest and most populated of the 12 large and 150 smaller islands in the group known as the Dodecanese islands. The islands size and population has ensured its status as the administrative centre of the island group and has been key to the history of the region. A history which is rich and extensive.
Whatever you’re trying to research for your up and coming adventure, be it guides to the best travel insurance deals, travel chats & forums, information on working abroad or on language schools. One of the webs most up and coming travel directories is bound to contain some information useful to you. Its extensive range and variety of blogs and travel sites, as well as forum and idea exchange platforms allow you to cruise through archives of information with ease.
Its presence on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook will ensure that you are kept up to date with the most current deals and offers out there. » Weiterlesen: Whats new in the world of travel?
A historical twist to a widely modernised celebration provides you with an unforgettable experience found only in the incredible city of Prague.
Individuals looking for an amazing New Year’s Eve experience should look no further than the beautiful city of Prague. A scenic and archietectually breathtaking city, set in the backdrop of the centuries old castle, surrounded by sprawling cobbled lanes and magnificent walled courtyards. These are just some of the reasons that make Prague the idyllic holiday destination. Let your imagination run wild and be prepared to be taken aback by the inspiring bridges, towers and a wealth of cathedrals have helped to cement this city into the most popular destination in central Europe. The contagious and diverse energy of this city is evident in the arts, music and dining. All of these appealing features blend into an unforgettable experience that will no doubt make this New Year a one to remember. » Weiterlesen: New Year’s Eve in Prague
The Red Sea in Egypt is best described as an underwater paradise and the perfect destination for all scuba diving enthusiasts. Egypt has much to offer. One of the seven wonders of the world is located here, the magical pyramids at Giza. The Valley of the Kings and Tutankhamen’s tomb are also located here, an awe-inspiring sight for anyone, not just enthusiasts of ancient history. Diving is very popular in this region and brings many tourists to Egypt every year; as a spot of natural beauty the sight is preserved and protected so that divers may enjoy it in its unspoit glory.
There are two options available for divers in Egypt and which to choose depends on whether you’re looking exclusively for a diving holiday or whether you plan to divulge in some of the other activities on offer here. For the diving enthusiast who wishes to spend their entire time in Egypt diving, liveaboard diving may be the best option. » Weiterlesen: Diving in Egypt
Late October and it’s that time of year again. Halloween and a cohort of interestingly dressed monsters, skeletons and witches make their way through the streets in search of sweets. Caringly carved pumpkins, toffee apples and a briskness in the air herald the start of the winter season.
Winter is often considered to be the season of indulgence during which the fire blazes, the wooden logs crackle and those who can’t face the outdoors retreat under a cosy blanket while ensuring that there is no danger of the hot chocolate supplies running out. As Baudelaire said in his famous poem Les Fleurs du mal when the low heavy sky weighs like a lid / Upon the spirit aching for the light. This ‘light’ that we crave during the winter time is never as far away as it may seem. » Weiterlesen: This winter, keep warm and study!