- 14 Jan
If you are a fan of Europe and you also like to explore things on your own, you will love our freshest pick, a self-drive vacation to Germany for $2,462 per person. Book this 6 nights cheap vacation by January 23 and travel from January 15 to August 31 2015 to visit the best places in the Bavaria region of the country.
- 21 Jan
At the moment Poland is a medical travel target for patients from the UK and Germany, but due to the privatization and commercialization of health care in the country medical tourism is expected to bloom in the following years.
In general many medical procedures can be 60 to 80% lower in Poland than in the UK – or the US as a matter of fact. Besides that Poland is a country with beautiful mountains and rather developed infrastructure and services, so it has got high potential in becoming a primary target for more tourist patients. …
- 05 Mar
Elevators are not usually at the top of a traveler’s must-see list, unless they have watched a particularly good thriller or if they don’t like being confined in small spaces. Elevators are notorious for their uninteresting music often even more uninteresting decor, but as hard to believe as it is, there are several elevators in the world that are actually exciting.
If you have never thought that an elevator ride would be something to write home about, then you definitely haven’t been on any of the craziest elevators in the world. Forget all you’ve known about elevators so far, and prepare for a truly exhilarating experience. …
- 24 Feb
Islands like Bali, the Maldives, Fiji and other tropical wonders get all the attention on the travel scene, and even a few islands with temperate climate are quite popular with mainstream travelers as long as they are famous.But what about the scores of islands that are located in parts of the world that are slightly off the beaten path?
The Baltic Sea is bordered by countries with huge touristic potential, like Denmark, Finland, Sweden or Germany, and sticking to dry land will reward you with amazing sights, but there is a bunch of islands scattered over the pond that are just as worthy of interest. If you want an island holiday that goes beyond the conventional, here are some remote Baltic islands you’ve (probably) never heard of.
- 06 Feb
Even if you are the kind of hardened backpacker who doesn’t think twice about sleeping under the open sky, you’ve probably dreamed of sleeping in luxury hotels where you’re treated like royalty, where your room has a king-size bed, a minibar stocked with champagne, and room service that’s better than even the fanciest restaurant.
If you’re willing to pay a pretty penny to stay in a place like this, or if you’re merely considering your options for when you’ll win the lottery, here are some of the most famous luxury hotels in Europe. …
- 02 Feb
If you love water, then as soon as the weather gets warm you will probably want to take a trip to the seaside and indulge in the joys of beach life: swimming, lounging in the sun, or doing some water sports. But beaches are notorious for attracting huge crowds, and let’s not forget about jellyfish, riptides, sunburn and other downsides.
But if you’re not ready to give up on your plans of splashing around in the sun, why not choose a lakeside town instead as your spring/summer destination? Wherever there’s a particularly pretty lake, there will be a lakeside town as well, where you can find guesthouses, hotels, restaurants, etc. Spend your days swimming, sailing, hiking and doing other outdoor activities in some of the most picturesque lakeside towns in the world. …
- 31 Jan
The vast majority of museums collect paintings, sculptures, historical exhibits, while others exhibit things that one is most used to see on the street – like cars, for example. Any car enthusiast knows that some car are works or art, and belong in a museum, or at least in the private collection of someone who can appreciate their worth.
Luckily, if you’ve been known to wax lyrical about the sleek curve of a car hood, then you won’t have to keep an eye out for antique cars every time you go out on the street. Just visit some of the best automobile museums in the world, where you can see classics, unique cars, and learn about their evolution of their design and engineering. …
- 13 Dec
The whole point of opening a business is to get as many customers as possible and make profit, or at least that’s how things usually work everywhere in the world. But there are some businesses that are not interested in catering to very Tom, Dick and Harry, and prefer to build a rather more exclusive customer base – like a country club, for example.
Another way is to keep the business hidden so that only the initiated can find you – this is how some of the most interesting bars in the world work. You’d have to look in the most unlikely p;laces to find them, and the chances of bumping into them by sheer luck are rather slim. But if you want to drink where few people drank before, here are 5 secret bars in the world and how to find them – just don’t tell anyone! …
- 11 Dec
In ages past, when castles were being built by the hundreds, little towns would often spring up around them, leaching off the wealth and protection of the castle’s lords and ladies.
And while castle towns are a fixture in most European countrie, they are not limited to the Old World. Pretty towns with large castles looming over them can be found all over the world, and if the castle is interesting, then the community built around it is no less intriguing.
If you feel like taking a step back in time to the glorious days of Medieval Europe or Asia, and even North America (without getting acquainted with any of the horrors of the Middle Ages), then take a trip to some of the best castle towns in the world. …
- 18 Nov
If you’re a science geek and you love talking and reading about science just as much as you love traveling, then you probably won’t be satisfied with only visiting your local science museum to get your fix.
Luckily, places where you can experience and learn more about science are widespread around the world, and a science fan will never be without a long list of attractions to visit. Immersing yourself in culture, art and cuisine are the basics of a trip anywhere, but for many travelers, learning about the world around them in a scientific way is also important. So if you want to get your geek levels up, here are some of the best destinations for science fans. …