No towers or sky-scrapers loom above. I know of no elevators and can’t think of a building that has more than five floors. Yet I live in a vertical city. Guanajuato spills colorfully down the sides of a canyon. The streets, “callejones” wind up and down with labyrinth-like unpredictability. It’s beautiful, enticing and sometimes challenging. […]
As Portugal holidays go, the Algarve along the south coast is the most popular location for beach breaks.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that football was the only sport to be enjoyed in Manchester, but this winter you can see that the great rivalry between two of the world’s greatest football teams is just scratching the surface of the amazing sporting spectacles to be had in this great Northern city. There are some […]
Getting away from the populated cities of the East Coast, the West Coast offers plenty of remote and nomadic pleasure. The national parks of the West offer back road trails, forests, deserts and the adventure of exploring the nature and wildlife of the beautiful coast. USA tours are the best way to visit these places, […]
With over 5000 miles of coastline, it’s no wonder Spain is a true hit with holidaymakers from all over the world. Brits love it, heading to the mainland year after year to get their dose of Spanish sun, sea and sangria. Regardless of the destination you choose, you can be sure that with cheap flights, […]
The Seattle Great Wheel We went for the Wheel. The newest addition to Seattle’s waterfront is a 175 foot (53.3 meter) Ferris Wheel which ascends over the water at Pier 57. The seven year old in our party was a little skeptical, a little afraid of heights. She was relieved to see that the gondola […]
While the western coast of Ireland is infamous for its miles upon miles of natural beauty, that’s not all that it’s good for. You can find plenty of cheap Galway hotels like Travelodge that will position you in the heart of the action so that you can enjoy everything that the city has to offer. […]
Colorful corals tower up to give shelter to variety of fishes. There seems to be a busy metropolitan of sea creatures down there.
Why Mexico? Top Five Reasons for a Visit It may be a clichéd vacation and you may not be exploring pastures that have never been walked before, but that doesn’t mean that a trip to Mexico wouldn’t be an unforgettable adventure that will open your eyes to cultures and history that you’ve never seen before. […]
“I changed my mind about tomorrow,” he said. “I think we should just do this one again.” I was a little bit taken aback. We go hiking together a lot and returning the same way we came is practically against his religion. And now here we were in Silver Falls State Park with miles of unexplored […]
My mind was being assaulted with unexpected visions of devil masks and Picasso pictures; flashbacks of peyote-induced yarn paintings. My friend and I were completing our second day in Zacatecas and we were both suffering severe cases of PMED – Post Museum Euphoria Disorder. Like the city where I live, Zacatecas is one of Mexico’s […]
Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau – Place of Refuge You have committed an infraction against ancient Hawaiian law. The system of justice is simple and efficient. You are sentenced to death. Since you live on an island, there is no chance of escape. Or is there? All you need to do is reach Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau, the Place […]