Posted January 28th, 2013 by Elena
Have you ever heard about the city of Monte Carlo in Monaco? Monte Carlo literally means “Mount Charles” in Italian, in honor of then reigning Prince, Charles of Monaco.
The country of Monaco is the second smallest independent state in the world (after the Vatican), and is almost entirely urban.
Where is Monte Carlo?
Monte Carlo is located at the base of the Maritime Alps along the French Riviera in Western Europe, 9 miles east of Nice, France. You can get there by plane (the Nice International Airport), by rail and ground transportation.
It’s important to know that Monte Carlo is actually not the capital of Monaco, but a government district. Read the full article…
Posted November 2nd, 2012 by Laura
Why Do I Need International Travel Insurance?
Planning to travel abroad for business and pleasure and wondering whether you need to purchase international travel insurance?
The question you need to ask yourself is the following: “Will I be covered in the event of emergency?”
Just a few months ago, one of my friends went back to England to visit his family. The weather in London was quite terrible, cold and rainy, and he got a really bad case of pneumonia and ended up staying at the hospital for over a week.
As a result, he had to cancel his flights and other plans and pay huge hospital bills. Read the full article…
Posted September 9th, 2012 by Danny
Do you like adventure travel and dreaming about going to Sydney, Australia?
You are going to be amazed on how many fun activities you can do in Sydney.
Australia is a country with vast unexplored regions and a large amount of untapped resources.
From the time of European settlement in the late 19th century until today, Australia still contains loads of surprises for its visitors and tourists.
A good example of this is the city of Sydney, Australia’s biggest and most populous city and a perfect place for adventure travel. Read the full article…
Posted August 30th, 2012 by Eva
Looking to travel to some really exotic location like Myanmar?
Here are some interesting facts about this beautiful country.
Myanmar, also known as Burma, is an incredible country located in Southeast Asia and bordered by India, China, Bangladesh and Laos and Thailand.
Myanmar is a real home of oriental exotica.
One visiting this amazing country will not be able to skip visiting any single place because of the simple fact of how unique and beautiful they are.
But, since it would be absolutely a new experience for the tourist, it would be good if he/she follows a few tips.
Myanmar, which was a British colony previously, was known as Burma in those days. Read the full article…
Posted May 20th, 2012 by Melissa Davis
Summer is almost here!
It is time to make vacation plans.
Never done Costa Rica vacation? For travelers who enjoy adventure travel, Costa Rica offers great options.
Located in Central America, Costa Rica has two water border coastlines.
The Pacific Ocean is on the west coast with over 600 miles of coastline.
The Caribbean Sea on the east coast has over 130 miles of coastline.
Volcanoes, Mountains and More
There are 112 volcanoes and 132 craters with impressive characteristic in Costa Rica which are one of the biggest tourist attractions. Read the full article…
Posted April 12th, 2012 by Papan
Summer is just around the corner and many of us start planning our summer vacation trips.
There is no doubt that preparing for traveling abroad
is an exciting time, whether you are going on an annual vacation or backpacking on a round-the-world trip.
Trips expose you to different cultures, provide you with a sense of adventure and allow you to enjoy fun new experiences.
Good health abroad is essential in order to make the most out of your holiday.
An upset stomach or other common bug will have a major impact on you while abroad and can lead to you missing out on once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
A serious infection or tropical disease can turn your dream trip into a nightmare.
There are many things you can do while you are still at home to help make your trip a happy and healthy one. Read the full article…
Posted January 10th, 2012 by Elena
Adventure travel in winter? Sounds like fun!
Nobody likes cold and gloomy weather, and many of us try to take a little vacation to make our winter season more fun and exciting.
So, if you are thinking about fun adventure travel after the holiday season, there are so many fabulous winter travel destinations to choose from!
Which one should you pick?
Here is one of my favorite top travel destinations picks that I absolutely love! Read the full article…
Posted December 4th, 2011 by Elena
If you are thinking of touring amazing Devon you should look into cheap car hire and any money you save can be used to experience a real 1930’s “house party” in one of the most romantic hotels in the world.
Any visit to Burgh Island in Bigbury Bay, on the south coast, 18 miles south east of Plymouth is a wonderful treat, just for the natural beauty of the area.
But topping the visit with a stay at the famous Burgh Island Hotel is what dreams are made of. Read the full article…
Posted November 6th, 2011 by Elena
Have you ever been to the capital of Russia Moscow?
Well, if you like to travel the world and discover new cultures, customs and traditions – Moscow is the place to go.
It is one of the most beautiful and amazing historical Eastern European cities.
By the way, Russians call it Moskva. Read the full article…
Posted September 29th, 2011 by Elena
I just got back from my trip to San Diego located in Southern California, and I should confess: it’s one of my favorite travel destinations.
If you live on the West Coast, there is nothing better than going and spending time in this beautiful city in summer.
A lot of people living in Phoenix, Arizona, plan a getaway in summer to avoid the heat. Read the full article…