Travel Around the World and Beyond Blog Posts

  • Gastronomic Travel. The Peking Duck Study
    on Oct 12, 2010 in China Fun Facts Restaurants
    Your trip to Beijing is not complete unless you've seen the Great Wall or dined with the Beijing Duck (Chinese saying) According to some sources, the history of the Peking duck has a long history - during the reign of Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) the de...
  • 20 bizzare complaints made by Brit tourists
    on Oct 12, 2010
    The Telegraph collected and published a list of the 20 most bizarre grievances received by tour operators. There are some of them. A tourist noticed an aroused elephant that this sight wrecked his honeymoon as he felt "inadequate". "The beach was t...
  • Criticising TripAdvisor...
    on Oct 12, 2010 in Travel News
    Tripadvisor's online reviews now shape the way we plan our holidays but, as Charles Starmer-Smith discovers, they are not always what they seem. telegraph.co.uk ''Reviews are the words of "trusted members of the travel community", according to TripAd...
  • Life Saving Travel Tips
    on Oct 12, 2010 in Safety Tips Europe Travel
    How to stay safe on vacation - the Ex-Secret Service agent gives advice A terrorist attack is impossible to foresee, but any traveler shoud be prepared and take precautions. Everyone traveling to Europe, which is under an almost constant terror ale...
  • 5 Best Free Sights and Attractions in London
    on Oct 12, 2010 in Europe Travel Top 10 Lists London
    The British Museum contains a collection of over 7 million artefacts amassed from every major civilisation. This wealth of wonders is concentrated on more than 807,000sq ft of galleries. Free talks and tours guide are available. Great Russell Street,...
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Travel to Bryce and Zion, UtahOn Thanksgiving holiday, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, most people head home for the holidays, others use the Thanksgiving weekend as a vacation opportunity. Many discounted trips and tours are available out there for Thanksgiving h...
  • Ideal Day Trip - Chateau of ChantillyIf you happen to be in Paris, getting to this world class tourist destination is easy: 25 minutes by train from the the Gare du Nord (North Station) to the Gare de Chantilly-Gouvieux, which will make an ideal day trip. The chateau houses one of the...
  • Prague Mini Guide - practical info (1)Even if you have a vivid imagination and try to picture everything you’ve ever read or heard about Prague, in reality Zlata Praha will be more beautiful. Red tile roofs, narrow streets, a huge Old Town.. Churches inspire the most rabid pagans, loo...
  • Prague Mini Guide - practical info (2)Part 1 of Prague Mini Guide - practical info Souvenirs Christmas bowls, Czech crystal glass, porcelain are some typical souvenirs from the Czech Republic. The country is famous for its trademark Bohemia Crystal. Czech porcelain is blue and white (bl...
  • Thanksgiving airfare 10% up compared with last year
    on Sep 26, 2010 in Travel News
    According to the Travelocity review, air tickets will cost you more comparing to the last year's prices. The average round trip on November holiday is $384, if a traveler flies out Tuesday, coming back on Sunday. Travelocity's senior editor Genevieve...
  • 5 Exciting Places to Enjoy Fall Foliage
    on Sep 23, 2010 in Top 10 Lists
    Every fall, we witness a spectacular show of color put on by nature in many parts of the United States. From glimmering gold to blazing reds, the leaves transform, showing their vibrant and rich hues. The foliage season begins in early September and...
  • Fall holidays at the best family resort in Europe Evian Royal ResortEvian Royal Resort has prepared a special offer for guests traveling with children: till the end of the year, all children under 15 years old can stay at the hotel for free. The offer includes: free accommodation in parents' room or 50% discount...
  • Top 5 Alien Landscapes on Earth
    on Sep 19, 2010 in Top 10 Lists
    A list of the most amazing landscapes of the Earth is compiled by Rough Guide guidebook crew in the new travel book from those series “see before you die” - “Make the Most of Your Time on Earth” (September 2010). 1. Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia...
  • Seven Countries Americans Consider Favorable
    on Sep 15, 2010 in Travel News
    Americans Say Great Britain and Canada Are the Best Friends Americans still regard Canada and Great Britain as their best friends in the world. Gallup.com reports that American citizens questioned to calculate the US’ relationship with newsworthy...
  • 3-Star Michelin Colette Restaurant at Sezz Saint-Tropez
    on Sep 15, 2010 in France Luxury Hotels Restaurants
    To the delight of the gourmands from around the world the restaurant Colette opened at Sezz Saint-Tropez (Design Hotels). The famous chef Pierre Gagnaire owns the 3-star Michelin restaurant of the same name in Paris. It was named after the Frenc...
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