If you are nearing retirement age there are many things to look forward to in your future, such as the chance to take time for yourself, pursue your hobbies and of course travel the world.
This is the chance to see some of the places you have always wanted to see, which you postponed in the name of career and raising a family. Now that the kids have flown the nest you can pack your bags and take off on an adventure.Details
From jagged mountains to sandy beaches to farmland as flat as the horizon, the United States has a huge variety of landscapes within its borders.
There are many places in the USA which will cause your jaw to drop in awe when beholding a particularly stunning landscape.
Here are a few examples of truly gorgeous places in the USA:Details
Many people who live in smaller towns or in the countryside love to spend their holidays in a major city. During a “city break” they can enjoy the cultural events, nightlife, fine dining, shopping and impressive architecture that only a decent sized city can provide.
However, the USA’s biggest and most famous city destinations, such as New York and LA are notorious for their astronomical prices. Although these huge mega-cities are very exciting to spend time in, they can also make a small travel budget disappear very quickly.
The good news is that there are many other alternative city break destinations which will offer plenty of culture, shopping, food and nightlife for a much cheaper price.
In these cities you will find better hotel rates, lower prices of gas, and more affordable food so that you can enjoy the excitement of the city for less.Details
Are you heading south of the border for your next holiday?
Mexico is a unique and fascinating country, with a diverse range of inhabitants and a long and complex history. There is a lot to know about Mexico, and learning a bit about this country can make your holiday a lot more interesting.
Here are some facts about the country, some strange, some funny, and some intriguing. Perhaps they will spark your interest and get you curious to learn more about Mexico during your travels:Details
Although winter snow can be lovely, there comes a point after your hands have gone numb from scraping the ice from your windshield and your back is sore from shoveling, when you wish that you could just lie back on a hammock under a palm tree and soak up some sun for a change.
If your budget is a bit tight this year you might be thinking that a beach holiday to a warmer climate is outside of your price range.
However, there are many cheap and hot travel destinations that can be reached from the USA for a lot less than you might think.
Here are a few ideas:Details
The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has a long and fascinating history. Because it is located right in the middle of the “New World” it has been a target of conquest for many centuries.
Christopher Columbus landed on the island in 1493, on his second voyage of discovery. It was later settled by the Spanish explorer known as Ponce de Leon and was under possession by the Spanish for over 400 years.
At the end of the Spanish American war, the island of Puerto Rico became United States territory due to the Treaty of Paris.
There are many battlements and fortifications throughout Puerto Rico, built to protect the island from its many invaders.
These are very interesting places on the island that reveal fascinating stories about the past. Here are some of the best historical sites:Details
Have you been noticing a number of people on Twitter writing hash tags for #SXSW and wondering what these letters stand for?
SXSW refers to South by Southwest, which is a huge festival which takes place every spring in Austin, Texas.
This conference lasts for ten days, is one of the biggest events of the year in Austin and includes trade shows, music, film and interactive networking opportunities for innovative and creative people from all over the world.Details
Spring break can be a great opportunity to spend quality family time with your little ones and enjoy the sunshine.
There are many great destinations to visit during this week off from school and you and your family can enjoy many great activities and attractions.
If you are planning a spring getaway with your family, here are some great ideas of where to go and what to see:Details
Do you love to travel but hate paying full price for a hotel room? If you do a lot of traveling, the costs of staying in hotels can really add up after a while. However, there are some ways that you can get the same hotel room for a lot less money.
You just have to know a few clever money saving tricks.Details
Perhaps you dream of renting a tiny cheap apartment in the Marais district of Paris and spending your days strolling along the Seine, sipping coffee in quaint cafes, and reading poetry in the Jardin de Luxembourg?
Or maybe you have always wanted to go hiking in Peru, and watch the sunrise over the holy ancient ruins of Macchu Picu?Details