Kotor, Montenegro – Great Vacation Spot

Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast with a population of about 13,500, in a bay near the limestone cliffs of Mt. Lovćen. Kotor is a city steeped in tradition and history, with remarkable scenic views. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the old city was built between the 12th and 14th centuries and is filled with medieval architecture and historic monuments. Old Kotor was built like a maze for protective purposes and it is very easy to get lost here. The population of Kotor is multiethnic: less than half are Montenegrins, less than a third are Serbians, and a tenth are Croatians. Places to see: Old Town. The Old Town is the most famous part of Kotor, where the Kotor history, culture, and tradition are being preserved. The old town of Kotor has a great number of monuments of … [Read more...]

Great Vacation Spot Singapore – Good Value Hotels

Naumi Liora, Singapore

Singapore is the world's most expensive city. However, here are some affordable hotels in Singapore. Singapore is also one of the world's busiest travel spots, hotels range from luxury hotel chain to boutique-style hotels offering rooms at around £100 a night. Many hotels quote rates without the compulsory "plus plus", which adds on 10% government tax and 7% service charge.   Naumi Liora Hotel The 1920s Naumi Liora seems to take up half of the street – not surprising as it was originally 10 Chinatown shophouses. Wanderlust Hotel This historic building at the edge of colourful Little India started life in the 1920s as a school, became the headquarters of a Chinese Clan Association, and then was abandoned for many years before Loh Lik Ping, a leading name in Singapore's … [Read more...]

Most Beautiful Places To Live In The World

Oia Village in Santorini, Greece

Hallstatt, Austria Split, Croatia Yvoire, France Shirakawa, Japan Key West, Florida Old San Juan, Puerto Rico Eze, French Riviera Bibury, England Alberobello, Italy Giethoorn, Netherlands Wengen, Switzerland Český Krumlov, Czech Republic Juzcar, Spain Newport, Rhode Island Savannah, Georgia Tasiilaq, Greenland Colmar, France Oia Village in Santorini, Greece Burano, Italy … [Read more...]

All Things New York – Great Vacation Spots

New York

Top Great Vacation Spot and Great Vacation Spots   Times Square The heart of NYC is a safe, bustling hive of activity, with huge electronic billboards and lots to do. Visit Toys R Us, Lazer Park, MTV’s Total Request Live (TRL), Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum or the Hard Rock Cafe. Museums The world-class museums of NYC all clamor for your attention. There’s the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Modern Art and, of course, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Theater There are 39 theaters in operation on Broadway today, most packed in a small area called the “Great White Way.” Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island The symbol of political freedom and democracy is a must-see. Located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift … [Read more...]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A Great Vacation Spot

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a Great Vacation Spot Usually referred to as Rio it's the second largest city of Brazil, and one of the largest metropolitan area in South America. With a population of nearly 6.5 million people within the city. It's a vacation destination for Europeans, South Americans and Americans. Rio de Janeiro is one of the most visited cities in south America, known for its natural settings, beaches, seaside resort towns, and famous carnival. Among its most famous sites are Copacabana neighborhood known for its beach which is one of the most famous in the world and Ipanema the beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song "The Girl from Ipanema". With Samba dance a cultural expressions of its national identity and Bossa Nova musical style evolving from samba … [Read more...]

Paris – Cheap Hotels

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Going to Paris for a vacation? La Tour Eiffel, the Champs-Elysees, the Louvre... many things to see and do! Many people long to see Paris, but feel the costs would be prohibitive. Paris can be expensive, but there are ways to see the City without spending a small fortune. Consider the following: Paris is a beautiful city with many different districts, some more posh and expensive than others. You can expect to pay far more for a boutique world-class hotel right beside the Champs-Elysees than in a lesser hotel off the beaten path. If you don't mind walking - and Paris is an amazing city to walk in, day or night - then this is a good first step toward saving money. Many hotels have different classes of hotel rooms. If you are willing to compromise somewhat in terms of room size, view … [Read more...]

Europe All Inclusive Vacations

Europe

Americans love the conveniences of all inclusive vacations, and for most families this typically means a getaway at a beach resort in the Caribbean or Mexico. Below are several ways in which families can make a trip to Europe and also enjoy the benefits of an all inclusive vacation. Europe offers plenty of beach opportunity, with the Mediterranean being the most popular area. The Mediterranean also offers a longer vacation season than that Atlantic coast. Families can find all inclusive beach resorts in countries such as Greece, Spain, and Portugal, and if the property caters to British tourists, there should be no problem for those who speak only English. Check a popular British holiday packager such as Thomson Holidays for all inclusive vacations. Keep in mind that these all … [Read more...]

Great Vacation Idea Barge Holidays to see Europe

Barge holidays are one of the most unique ways to see Europe. Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the rivers and canals that wind through the countryside and into some of the more exciting cities in this part of the world. There are many companies in England, Ireland, Holland, France, Italy, and Germany that offer these wonderful river and barge cruises. The style and size of the ships varies from larger, more typical barges to the shorter and narrower type known as “narrowboats”. For a river barge cruise you will likely find yourself on one of the larger barges while the narrowboats are used to cruise the canals. Many of these barges are old canal boats that were once used to transport goods from city to city and have been converted into cozy and comfortable or luxurious floating … [Read more...]

Great Vacation Spot Thames Cruise through London

For a first time visitor to London, one of the best ways to get your initial look a this historic city and get a great feel for the excitement it has to offer at the same time is on a cruise on the Thames. Winding your way through the centre of London on a Thames cruise let’s you see some of its most well-known attractions the city has to offer and plan the activities for the rest of your stay. There are many cruise operators in London, offering anything from 30-minute tours of the city to three hour’s worth of city sights. It is even possible to hop a ship at one pier, get off at another, and then join another ship’s tour at a third pier. Most of the cruises are narrated by guides knowledgeable in the history of London who may even have some entertaining local stories to share. … [Read more...]

Great Vacation Idea Singles Cruise

Most single people have a better time traveling with other singles – people they have more in common with who can provide them companionship. Singles cruises are perfect for people traveling alone who don’t want to be stuck with a ship full of couples or hundreds of families traveling with their children. On a singles cruise you eat, drink, and attend organized activities with other singles both on board and in port. The great thing about these cruises is that they allow you to travel with a group of single friends or travel alone. They bring you together with singles of every age group from 21 to 55. The bulk of the singles passengers are usually between 35 and 55, but there will always be those who are younger than 35 and some older than 55. You can even find age specific cruises … [Read more...]