Travel blog about world tourism

3 New Destinations to Try in 2014

3 New Destinations to Try in 2014

Jun 1, 2014

TUNISIA If you have been at a crossroads wondering where to go for your holidays in 2014, then wonder no more as Tunisia has everything you could ever want in a holiday. From its broad sweeps of beaches overlooked by quaint sugar cubed houses to grand ancient ruins and the extensive golden dunes of the Sahara Desert, it is a complex blend of breathtaking landscapes that make North Africa so enchanting. It is no wonder that its sceneries have enticed the hearts of movie makers and have been the glorious locations for many movies. These incredible sceneries make luxury holidays in Tunisia a popular choice. Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and is an incredible maze of alleyways, fusion of cultures and chaotic souks whose colorful spices and handicraft will force you to haggle for a worthwhile treasure to take home with you that you can place in your home to remember your holiday forever. Having had enough of the city you can venture out to the dazzling Chotta El Jeridsalt pan, walk through the underground tunnel of El Jem to explore the Roman amphitheatre or ride a camel and venture out into the desert sandy dunes. The beach life in Tunisia is also not disappointing as the long rambling coast along the Mediterranean has something appealing for every beach lover.(image by Dennis Jarvis) Tunisia also benefits from a great year round climate with hot summers and mild winters. It is the perfect location for any time of year whether It be to escape the cold and dark winter at home or to work on a fantastic tan laid out on a beach or by the pool in the summer months. ITALY Italy is the kind of destination that one can never get enough of, travelers keep returning each year and in 2014 the trend is unsurprisingly seemingly more or less the same. Its awe inspiring art and architecture, amazing cities such as Venice and Rome soaked up in rich history, stunning historical ruins, sun kissed olive groves and vineyards and the sparkling waters of Lake Como and the Mediterranean keep enticing visitors to explore this boot shaped country.(image by Moyan Brenn) If you...

Where Will You Go in Valentine Day?

Where Will You Go in Valentine Day?

Jan 6, 2014

Valentine day is reckoning, the question lingering in most people’s mind is where they will go on that material day. Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day in the calendar; it’s a day for all irrespective of your marital status, whether taken or single as there is always a special someone whom you love. If you have no idea of where to take you valentine in 2014, this article is just for you, check out 2014 best and most trending places that you thought to take your love.   Winter ski chalet Consider getting to the beautiful and picturesque French Alps or to the foothills of the marvelous Swiss Mountains and have some romantic moments while snuggling up in a lavish chalet that’s in front of a roaring fire. You will definitely have some very romantic moments, perhaps better than those of your honeymoon all in one day. You may consider trying St Moritz which is a well renowned Swiss resort. The resort has some of the most beautiful private chalets the world has to offer. You will also enjoy spa treatments, vibrant nightlife, top class dining and watching the beautiful sceneries around the Swiss mountains. Bahamas Bahamas, located off Florida coast is home to more than 700 islands which all feature some lavish and very exotic get-away. Its spectacular white sandy beaches blended with crystal clear waters make these islands an awe-inspiring paradise that’s a must visit. Get to one of the beach bars and dine as you watching the sun sinking romantically slowly over the fine looking waters. Bahamas islands are some of the coolest noise free tropical destinations which feature numerous little private guest houses as well as family run hotels which you can beyond doubt relax kickback and unwind in.(image by Salvatore Serafino). Venice Venice is world known as a very romantic city that has striking architectures in the unusual water logged streets which have really kept lovers coming back year after year. In Venice you can dine in one of the well kempt street side cafes, get to the main square where you can listen and watch various street performances and if you get moved join and dance to...

10 Amazing Family Attraction in Europe

10 Amazing Family Attraction in Europe

Jan 6, 2014

Europe remains one of the major tourist attraction destinations in the world. Europe is blessed with a variety of tourist attraction sites in various locations across the continent. As such, many tourist interests can be addressed and fulfilled with travel to Europe. Family travel, as a tourist interest, is one of those that Europe offers as an attraction destination. Despite the amount of money the travel may cost, the experiences in Europe promise to be life-changing. From Rome to Brussels, from London to Berlin, the locations will provide an exciting time for parents and children alike. Anyone looking for a travel destination for their family would be encouraged to consider Europe in their plans. Some 10 amazing family attractions in Europe The locations herein listed are very family friendly. Everything will offer relaxation from the transport costs, hotels, restaurants, attraction sites and activities. While the locations promise affordability, they do not in any way compromise on happy times. 1. Madrid. The capital of Spain offers a number of attractions for families. It is one of the most family-friendly locations in Europe with children being considered an important part of custom and tradition. Sports fans can visit the Bernabeu stadium, for a soccer match. Tourists can also relax as a family at Retiro Park. 2. Berlin. The ever changing capital of Germany has positioned itself as a family attraction in the recent past. The city offers trendy restaurants, catering to families with children, provide a source of delicious food to tourists. One can as well explore Tiergarten, an outdoor park and the Berlin Zoo.(image by gavin bloys). 3. Rome. Parents and their children will enjoy immensely climbing the Spanish Steps and visiting the Colossuem. Choosing hotels wisely will help in reducing the cost of the accommodation leaving money for other activities. One may be well advised to stay near the beach, so as to enjoy the seaside while still being close to other top attractions. Families will also learn the rich history of Rome. 4. London. London is another capital that offers a lot for people touring as a family. For children who are Harry Potter fans they should visit King’s Cross Station. The capital...

Top 7 Great Attractions In Venice

Top 7 Great Attractions In Venice

May 23, 2013

Venice is one of the cities in Italy that boast of great tourist attractions. Located in the Venetian Lagoon, the city is widely acknowledged for its beauty and exceptional setting. It is a city that visitors need when they want some quiet time away from the busy work schedule. Without a doubt, most first time visitors will fall in love with the artworks and the architecture of the city. As a world heritage site, it is definitely a city to visit. 1. Piazza San Marco   This is considered as one of the largest Piazzas in Venice. It is the ideal meeting place if you are in Venice. The place features a wide array of classic cafes, spectacular museums and amazing architecture. Needless to say, the sea is also a captivating attraction that will definitely give you fond memories of Venice. If you want to take a look at the glories architecture of this city, this is the ideal place to go.(image by David Morgan-Mar). 2. Doge’s palace This is a historic attraction in Venice that was initially the official residence of the Doge, one of the ancient leaders of Venice. Presently, it is a renowned museum that one can visit when in this city. The executive rooms depict the initial life of the king of Venice. Visitors are granted access to the torture chambers, the bridge of sighs as well as the prisons. 3. Basilica San Marco Basilica San Marco is an amazing Byzantine architecture that is located near the Doge’s palace. Apart from the glistening Mosaics, other notable treasures include the incredible paintings and other artistic works. 4. Rizlto Bridge A discussion of the best attractions of Venice cannot be complete without mentioning this bridge. It is a unique ornamental stone bridge that serves as the icon if this city. Taking an evening stroll is a good option if you want to experience the lively shops and interesting markets. 5. Galleria dell’Accademia If you want to experience the Venetian art work that was done in the 17th century, this is arguably the best attraction for you. All the works by famous artists and sculptors such as Tiepelo, Paolo Veneziano and Titian are...

7 Amazing Family Attraction in Italy

7 Amazing Family Attraction in Italy

Feb 18, 2012

It goes without saying that there are plenty of fun places that you and your family can visit and have fun in Italy. The country qualifies as a top tourist destination and is packed with numerous sites and places you can hang out and have a great time with those you love. 7 Amazing Family Attraction in Italy you would like to check out include: Canals of Venice The ruins of the imperial forums St. Peters basilica The colosseum Pompeii Positano Leaning tower of Pisa Canals of Venice This is undoubtedly a delightful city with an aura of romantic charm. As a matter of fact, the city lives up to its title as the crown jewel of water cities. This is mainly attributed to the unique Italian architecture coupled with romantic gondolas along the Grand Canal. It is one place your family can really enjoy.(image by Mayela). The ruins of the imperial forums This can be viewed at any time round the clock. You can easily let off some stem as you walk through the ruins and enjoy the splendid view. If you will be planning to walk for a while, it is often advisable to wear comfortable shoes. St. Peters basilica Being the supreme church for the catholic, it is indeed a grand monument. It is always so much fun especially with kids wandering the grottoes and climbing up to Michelangelo’s dome. This offers the perfect opportunity to have a view at the architecture and overall beauty of the buildings. The colosseum It is the largest and most famous amphitheater in the roman world. This is a sight to behold as it was capable of holding about 50,000 spectators. Its construction began in 72AD and was completed in 80AD. The top of the attic had sails called velarium that played the main role of protecting spectators from the rain as well as the suns heat. Pompeii This is a city that has a lot to tell about the lives of people who lived about two thousand years ago. In 79AD, the volcano Vesuvius erupted thus covering the city of Pompeii and preserving its state to this day. It is a very popular tourist...