So Many Places!
So Little Time!
Montreux- The Swiss Riviera!
10 best things to do and places to go in Montreux. Why include Montreux in your travel plans. Planning tips for your trip.
Check out the lakeside boulevard with its great gardens and sculptures galore, Freddie Mercury statue and recording studio, a lake cruise across to France, Vevey, the neighboring town and home of Nestle, a great mountain train ride and much more.
SWITZERLAND- THE THRILL WALK- updated
Need an adrenaline boost? Great views to go with it? The Thrill Walk, way up in the Swiss Alps is where you need to be.
The Thrill Walk is a 200-meter steel, glass and wire path structure that is pinned to vertical rock that crawls around the side of the mountain. It is definitely not for those people who are afraid of heights.
What is the best mini train trip in switzerland?
How could one possibly choose?
There are just so many very, very, picturesque and stunningly scenic train trips in Switzerland. However, on a recent eleven-day winter tour of Switzerland with our Swiss Rail Passes, we traveled far and wide on the train every day and covered a lot of train miles, but one particular trip stood out.
HOW TO STAY FIT AND HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING
You’ve been planning and looking forward to this trip for so long and finally, it’s time to leave!
We hope you’re in top condition because there is absolutely nothing worse than being sick while traveling and a long way from home.
We asked the travel experts for their top tips for staying fit and healthy while you’re traveling and here's what they said!
2020 TRAVEL HOROSCOPE
with some important travel tips.
What does your 2020 travel horoscope predict for your travel plans and destinations in 2020?
Yes! It’s that time of the year when we look forward to reading our travel horoscopes for the new year, 2020, based on our Zodiac signs.
We dusted off and polished up the crystal ball, conferred with a few clairvoyants, tossed some tarot cards and crystals about, gazed at the moon, and here is what we discovered.
MAKE YOUR OWN ESSENTIAL FIRST AID TRAVEL KIT
Every traveler needs a First Aid Travel Kit with essential items for dealing with even minor medical events.
Here is a downloadable and printable list of essential items for your first aid travel kit and the reasons that you need them.
STREET ART- New zealand
Guess what we found in Whanganui?
-Amazing new street art!
Last Easter eight national and international artists were invited to take part in a street art festival in Whanganui. Although there was no set theme they were given some historical information, and a four day time period to paint their murals on buildings in the downtown area. Most of the artwork did reflect some aspect of Whanganui's past or present, and this made it a more interesting display than just a set of random murals.
A PHOTO tour of tibet
Paulette and Jon have just got back from another of their amazing trips. This one was a short trip by their standards. Just a quick 10-day tour of Tibet.
We went through their photos and selected 30 of the ones that aroused our curiosity. So come with us now on a photo tour of Tibet with Paulette and Jon. It could very well motivate you to plan a tour of Tibet too!
MURALS & MICROBREWERIES in HONOLULU
A Guide to Amazing Street Art Murals & Microbreweries in the hip area of Kakaako on Oahu in Hawaii.
Spend a few hours wandering around, being amazed and surprised by the variety of stunning wall murals around every corner, and while you’re in the area, stop by and sample the wide range of beers and food available at the local microbreweries, speakeasies, and cafes.
Get out of town! Best Day trips from the Gold Coast.
If you love sunshine, miles and miles of squeaky white sand surf beaches, an amazing range of cafes, bars, and night clubs, great shopping, and exciting theme parks, you’ll love the Gold Coast.
But wait! That’s not all! Within an hour or twos drive from the Gold Coast is a whole set of totally different experiences that are not to be missed. We asked the local travel experts and travel bloggers for their tips on must-see places on a day trip from the Gold Coast. Here are their recommendations.
10 BEST FREE THINGS TO DO & SEE IN BUENOS AIRES!
.......and ‘getting around’ instructions so that you can find them easily.
In Buenos Aires, you will be spoilt for choice for things to do and places to go. Here is our list of places, in no particular order, that ‘knocked our socks off’ and will hopefully impress you too.
Check out the world's most beautiful bookshop, where stunning street art is located, the birthplace of the tango, where Eva Peron is buried, where Diego Maradona played football, where you can watch a 24 ton metallic flower open and close and much more
"The most dangerous Walk in the world!"
with Alison & Graeme Pike & Jamie & jesse
"The Most Dangerous Walk in the World!" was the headline that caught our eye while we were researching places to go and things to see on our upcoming trip to Spain. We like a bit of excitement and this hike looked pretty spectacular. We checked it out with the rest of the travelers and we all agreed it was a Must-Do!
BEST OF BUENOS AIRES
PART 1: Stunning street art
Buenos Aires took us by surprise! We had visited once before, just for a day, on a South American cruise and we had had a pleasant day, but it wasn't a place we came away from saying, "That was great! We MUST come back again!"
But we are so glad we did go back! Such a fascinating and interesting city, with its strong European flair mixed with the Latin American vibe.
And one of the main reasons we loved it so much was for the stunning street art!
best of IGUAZU falls -South America
Rainbows, butterflies & waterfalls!
How much more awesome could one of the most spectacular sights in the world get?
Stunning Photos - Stunning Facts-
Travel tips -to inspire you to add Iguazu Falls to your 'Must- See' destination list!
When Eleanor Roosevelt visited them she declared "Poor Niagara!"
Iguazu Falls are, taller than, and twice as wide as Niagara Falls and set in an amazing rainforest jungle.
Check out the latest inspirational travel quote..
Check out the latest "Best of Travel Books" review!
HOUSE SITTING- HOW TO TRAVEL & EXPERIENCE LivING like a LOCAL
It’s an adventure! Every house or pet sit is a unique experience and I can guarantee you’ll have some great stories to tell on social media or when you get home.
The greatest benefit of house sitting is that you can live like a local in the destination of your choice. You can either select a particular destination or an appealing looking house sit in any destination,and use your new home as a base to explore the local area and beyond.
Travel tips: 9 Ways to Survive Those Long haul Flights in economy
So you missed out on a large lotto win this week and now have no option but to book that long flight in economy class. Once upon a time, a long haul flight was considered to be 8 to 12 hours. These days the ultra long haul flights of around 15 to 17 hours are becoming more and more common.
The old boy scout motto of “Be Prepared” has never been more relevant! Here are some essential tips you need to survive your trip.