The pros and cons of all-inclusive family vacation packages

For inexperienced travelers who aren’t quite sure how to book hotels, tours, and transportation in a foreign country, all-inclusive vacation packages have provided an easy option for going abroad. They have become very popular over the last several decades, but they are not without their disadvantages.

The best thing about an all-inclusive package is that you will know the price up front. You pay your one-time fee which includes food, lodging, transportation, and attractions, and the only money transactions you have to worry about beyond that are souvenirs and snacks. (more…)

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Trip to Italy: visiting the ancient ruins of Pompeii and the Vesuvius

Italy has many great destinations to visit and if you intend to travel to Italy there is a wide choice of excellent vacation destinations. If you are interested in history, Italy can be one of the best choices and the country has attractions to see that date back thousands of years. There are many historic locations to visit in Italy. No other country in Europe, or even the world, perhaps has more historical sites than Italy boasts. As a matter of fact, Italy has the most number of World Heritage Sites (with 51) as of 2015 cutoff. (more…)

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Port of Call: Tenerife, Spain

Perhaps you booked your cruise with the intent to visit the Canary Islands, or maybe you just looked at your itinerary and noticed that a stop in Tenerife was on the agenda. Either way, you will be in for a treat when your ship pulls into port at the largest island in Spain. (more…)

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5 City Tours in Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital city, and the largest one too, of Sweden and is a popular port of call on Scandinavian cruises.   You may get a tease of the city as a port of call, returning later to take full measure of it, or you may discover it in depth with a few extra days before or after your sailing. (more…)

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7 Museums in Corfu, Greece

A cruise in the Greek islands is as full of beauty and it is history, and in between enjoying the water and beaches there’s plenty of time to discover a little something more. (more…)

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Majorca: here comes the sun

Why Choose Majorca?

First, Majorca offers beautiful sandy beaches with crystal blue waters and glorious sunshine; it’s no wonder Majorca is often referred to as an island paradise. If you like to lay back and read a book Majorca is definitely the place to unwind and relax. (more…)

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Weekend trips to Budapest

Widely viewed as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest, ‘The Pearl of the Danube’ is growing increasingly popular with visitors from the UK. The capital of Hungary provides a truly stunning blend of old and new, the mixture of grand historical buildings and bustling bars and restaurants along the famous river demonstrate this most of all. (more…)

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Lisbon uncovered

Charm and pleasing weather has made Portugal one of the most popular vacation destinations in Europe, if not the world. Portugal’s diverse topography, hosting luscious hills and a beautiful countryside, coupled with both modern and ancient cities make it a spellbinding place to visit. (more…)

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Top 5 Must-Do’s in Bora Bora All Inclusive Vacations

The paradise Bora Bora island is nothing short of fun and adventurous activities. With numerous things to do from taking island picnics to swimming with rays and sharks, (more…)

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Rome Attractions – A Simple Guide To The Eternal City

Rome is best visited in Spring and Fall, the weather is much more pleasant and the crowds of tourists not as large.

Rome is delightful but there are so many things to see: the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the list goes on and on. The good thing about Rome is that you can see all the monuments in about two days and you won’t even have to hurry. They are all conveniently situated close together. (more…)

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Walt Disney World Complex: theme parks and aquatic parks

Walt Disney World complex has 6 parks, 4 theme parks and 2 aquatic parks. Each one of them is a world. Actually, the proper features of each park are exploited to the most and you will not have to make any effort to see the difference. We will see once again how the parks are divided: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, MGM Studios and Animal Kingdom are the theme parks, and Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are the aquatic parks. (more…)

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Summer Vacations in Ayia Napa, Cyprus – Perfect for Families and Couples

Ayia Napa in Cyprus is perfect for families and couples alike looking for a picturesque place with lots to do and a great helping of sunshine.

Thinking about going on vacation this year? Think about visiting the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. (more…)

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An Epic Coastal Cruise: San Francisco to Malibu – An unforgettable drive along California’s spectacular coast

From the wild coastline of Northern California to Malibu beaches lined by celebrity homes, a drive along California’s iconic Highway 1 is one for the bucket list.

Take a few days to savor this legendary road trip, also known as the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Head south from San Francisco on twisting coastal roads and stop at some of the state’s most unforgettable destinations, like world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium literally hanging over sparkling Monterey Bay, and Hearst Castle, the hilltop estate of legendary business magnate William Randolph Hearst. (more…)

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Chateau de Chillon

Chateau de Chillon ( pron. Shee yon ) is one of the most beautiful and well preserved medieval castles in Switzerland. The remarkable state of preservation is its most noticeable asset, the chateau has never been destroyed in war or otherwise damaged. It has always been stayed in, and has been maintained through out the years. The castle is, as a result, as much a joy now, as it was in its glory years. The castle was enlarged in the current state by the Savoy family. The castle was at that time at a prime location, at the crossroads of a major trade link that included Rome, France and England. The red cross on the towers is the coat of arms of the Savoy family. (more…)

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Schloss Neuschwanstein

Schloss Neuschwanstein is among the most impressive castles in Germany, if not the world. The castle is located at close proximity to the towns of Fussen and Hohenschwangau, at the southwestern portion of Bavaria. The Schloss Neuschwanstein was constructed in the 19 t h century by Ludwig II. King Ludwig I I was an ardent fan of Richard Wagner, the musician. The castle is a major structure in Germany, and is visited by a whole number of travelers and locals alike. The castle is one of the three castles that were built by King Ludwig, and is the most famous. (more…)

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Prague Castle

Prague Castle is one of the largest castles in the world. The castle is among Prague’s top most attractions. There have been many major officials that have had their seats in this castle from Roman emperors to Czech monarchs. The castle has a whole number of buildings and gardens that are part of the complex, such as palaces, gardens, churches and other buildings. There are a number of architectural details that have influences from a number of excellent sources. (more…)

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Schloss Schonbrunn

The Schloss Schonbrunn is one of the grandest palaces in Vienna. It is one of the most famous structures in Austria, and is related to its history and culture. The palace is counted among the structures that are most visited by travelers all over the world ever since the eighteen sixties. (more…)

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Off The Beaten Path in Greece

Greece seems like the perfect European paradise; sunshine, culture, ancient history, beaches, panoramas, countryside, and most of all, affordability. I think you’ll find the change of seasons as much as a surprise as I did but the prevalence in the mixture of religion and superstition as exciting as the commonplaceness of completely nude beaches. Greece and its hundreds of inhabited islands are the perfect combination of a breath of fresh air and adventure for the outdoor, off the path traveler. (more…)

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Hawaii: Exploring the islands on a budget

Hawaii on a budget may seem impossible, but with some clever planning and a little help it is within reach of the budget traveler. (more…)

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Chile – Groove to the Land of Wines

As the Antarctic freezes and the entire place is chilly and as the dry desert blazes hot in the heat of the sun, the sole place of beautiful vineyards is a pleasurable sight ain’t it? And Chile lying just in the centre of the region between the desert and the Antarctic is the ideal place to go in case you need to taste some of the best wines. The wine industry has grown in Chile since the 1980’s and the production of grape and the related wine production has also shot up very effortlessly. (more…)

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