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Planning a trip to Australia

Planning a trip to Australia can be quite an undertaking. Why? The size of the country and the variety of scenery, cities, and activities to decide between can boggle your mind. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world and it is just a little smaller than the contiguous United States. Between the cosmopolitan cities, the beaches, magnificent deserts, the bush, and the outback, making a travel plan will take some creative thinking. Here are some of the most visited and most beautiful attractions that Australia offers. Continue reading

Edinburgh tourist information and cultural attractions

The UK is full of interesting and historical cities and Edinburgh is fashionable with worldwide visitors and domestic travellers. Its combination of culture and history, dining venues, shopping opportunities and visitor attractions can compete with any other city in Europe and if you are looking for a weekend away or a short break with the family it is the perfect base from which to explore the rest of Scotland and its beauty. Continue reading

Valletta Malta Holiday Destination

You can find the tiny island of Malta in the Mediterranean. Home to the The Knights of St. John, it is a beautiful place filled with culture and history dating back to the time of Paul The Apostle in 60 A.D when he was shipwrecked on the island. The buildings are old and historic, including some original temples erected to the goddess of fertility. Valletta is the capital city of Malta and selected as place of World Heritage by UNESCO. One of three islands that make up the archipelago, also referred to as the Maltese Islands. Malta, Gozo and Comino. Continue reading

Ferrara Italy A Medieval Wonder

When North American travelers think of historic Italian cities, they often think of Florence, Rome, and Venice. But for those who know the real Italy, there are other incalculable riches. One such treasure is the town of Ferrara, protected by UNESCO on the World Cultural Heritage list as a priceless example of a living, breathing work of Renaissance art. Continue reading