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  • The United Kingdom, The Land of Hope and Glory

    A quintissential view of London with its trademark double decker, the capital  and largest city of the UK, London ©Nikos Koutoulas/flickr

    A quintessential view of London with its trademark double decker, the capital and largest city of the UK, London ©Nikos Koutoulas/flickr

    The United Kingdom is an island country situated in Europe. France lies to the south and Ireland to the west. It is one of the wealthiest and most powerful country in the world, known for its vast, dynamic and influential history and culture as well as for its unique charm and beauty.

    The total area of the UK is 243,305 sq km while the coastline is 12.400 km.

    The capital and largest city is London. Pound Sterling is the currency of the country. The political status is constitutional monarchy under Queen Elizabeth II.

    The United Kingdom consists of four countries, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The rest of the three countries have their own devolved administration as well having their own capital city. Cardiff is the capital of Wales, Edinburgh for Scotland, and Belfast for Northern Ireland.

    English is the official and national language of the country. Each of United Kingdoms countries have their own national and recognized languages like Scottish and Scottish Gaelic in Scotland and Irish and Ulster Scot in Northern Island. Welsh is the only Celtic language that is official in Wales alongside English. Many numerous minority languages can be also heard, particularly in big cities like London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham.

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  • Edinburgh The Heart of Scotland

    The Royal Mile, One of Edinburgh most famous streets

    The Royal Mile, One of Edinburgh most famous streets

    I am totally blessed by the fact that I visited Edinburgh, cause it has one of the most beautiful surroundings ever. Mountains, lakes, cliffs, beaches, Edinburgh has it all besides the stunning architecture. It is Scotland’s capital, and it has such a vibrant life, filled with bars, clubs and of course, traditional Scottish pubs with beer and whiskey.

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  • Luxury Edinburgh vacation for $1871

    Edinburgh skyline

    Edinburgh skyline

    Here come the most amazing Europe vacations of the year, from coastal Ireland tours for $359 pp to luxury Edinburgh vacations for $1871 pp. The latter is 3 nights long and includes round-trip Edinburgh airfare, accommodation, breakfasts, taxes and extras.

    If you want something warmer than the humid climate of Scotland, book 4 city Spain vacations for $1,413 per person, super cheap Greece trip from $580 pp or a week long Italy tour for $1,655 pp. Act fast, the best deals always sell out first!

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  • Top Scotland and Ireland events in 2014

    Hogmanay in Edinburgh

    Hogmanay in Edinburgh ©Joe/Flcikr

    It is safe to day that Scotland and Ireland are two parts of Europe are among the most popular destinations on the continent. Many descendants of those who immigrated to the US come back annually to their motherland and many others come for the famous Celtic culture.

    If you are also planning a trip to Ireland or Scotland this year, let us help you with some of the top events in 2014 that will surely make you want to come back again!

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  • Luxury Edinburgh vacation under $2000

    The George Hotel in Edinburgh

    The George Hotel

    Surprise yourself and your significant other with one of the Europe getaways found by our deal hunters this week, like a posh Edinburgh vacation under $2,000 per person. The vacation includes round-trip flight to Edinburgh, 4 nights at The George Hotel, city tour and more.

    If you want something more Mediterranean, get a Barcelona & Rome combo vacation from $1,095 pp or a Madrid getaway with air and car from $1,529 pp. If you would rather visit the central part of Europe, go to Germany for 6 nights under $1,000 pp or browse our other deals. But act fast, they will be sold out soon!

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  • The craziest elevators in the world

    Gateway Arch, photo by Ryan Kelly on Flickr

    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.

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  • Traveling with kids: the best toy museums in the world

    photo by Jenni Douglas on Flickr

    When traveling with kids, it’s always difficult to find attractions that won’t bore them to tears (literally sometimes), but without ruining the whole holiday for the adults.

    If you like wandering through dusty museum halls and looking at exhibits for hours, here’s a compromise that might placate your kids or other youngsters in your company: visit a toy museum.

    Toy museums come in many shapes and forms: some are formal affairs with delicate toys that have turned from kid’s amusements to historical relics, but other museums are just like a huge play room. In any case, if you want your eight year old former self, or your eight year old traveling companions to have some fun, visit some of the best toy museums in the world.

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  • The world’s best cities for romance

    Seville

    Seville

    Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and if you’ve missed  your chance to engage in some travel romance on February 14, there’s no reason not to seek out some romantic destinations at other times of the year too.

    A romantic getaway for two is never a bad idea, especially if you choose the right destination that can combine the right atmosphere for wooing with some interesting attractions, dining options and nightlife.

    Although Paris, the world capital or romance is the most obvious choice, there are lots of other cities in the world that manage to tickle a traveler’s romantic bone. Here are some of the world’s best cities for romance, for those who need a bit of sentimentality in their travels.

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  • The world’s most underrated islands that make great travel destinations

    Maluku, photo by Eustaquio Santimano

    Bora Bora, the Cayman Islands, the many islands of Thailand and other island destinations that usually catch the traveler’s eye in brochures and guides are often the only kind of island destinations that are mentioned at all.

    Not only because they are naturally beautiful, but also because they are have well developed tourist facilities. But there are so many other islands and island nations on the planet that would do just as well, despite the fact that they get fewer visitors and are less well endowed with luxury resorts and touristy restaurants.

    Whether you like your islands tropical, exotic, rugged, windswept, tree-covered or cold, there are hundreds of islands is the world that deserve a little more attention from visitors. Here are some of the world’s most underrated islands that make great travel destinations.

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  • The weirdest desserts in the world and where to eat them

    Deep-fried Mars bar, photo by audrey_sel

    The world is full of bizarre and often unexpectedly tasty foods that you can find when you travel, but savory dishes are not the only ones that your palate might find appealing. If you’re not quite ready for fried tarantulas or other assorted oddities, maybe starting with the dessert is not a bad idea.

    Having a sweet tooth will usually be enough to get you though a portion of dessert, but your taste buds should expect to be surprised in any case. Here are some of the weirdest desserts in the world and where you can eat them.

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