5 Family-Friendly Activities in Orlando [That Aren’t Theme Parks]

  If you’re one of the millions of incoming visitors to the Orlando area this year odds are you’ve heard about its world-famous theme-parks. While there is nothing wrong with visiting these wonderful tourist destinations it’s certainly not the only attraction Orlando has to offer. If you’d like to go against the grain and take on Orlando in style, with a little help from a local, then here are five of the best options families choose from while staying in the City Beautiful this summer. Fun Spot America Fun Spot, off International Drive, has something to satisfy every person who…

Film Locations to Put on your Travel Bucket List

Seeing the real-life locations of your favourite films can be a thrill. If you’re thinking about where to head off on your next journey, here are a few famous filming locations from popular movies. From Harry Potter’s Hogwarts to the Ghostbusters’ headquarters, pack your bags for these cinematic destinations. Alnwick Castle The scenery in the Harry Potter films is almost as inspiring as the story itself, making many fans wonder how to visit the real-life Hogwarts? Although the fictional school’s interiors were filmed in many different locations throughout the UK, you can spot the famous courtyard and exterior from the…

How to Make Your Trip of a Lifetime A Reality

Do you have visions of a holiday of a lifetime in the Maldives? An African safari or a month traveling throughout Europe? If the answer is yes to any of the above, you are not alone and most people have dreams in their minds of one day taking a mega-vacation such as this. Unfortunately, too many people believe that this type of vacation will only ever exist in their dreams but we are here to tell you that you can in fact turn this into a reality. If this is something that you wish to do, here are some tips…

Top Things to Do on the Western End of San Francisco

San Francisco is a popular tourist city, but at 232 square miles, it’s impossible to see it all. Travelers who focus on specific parts or neighborhoods of the city will likely have a better vacation experience. The western end of San Francisco has plenty to offer that people might not normally consider when traveling to California. One such example is the San Francisco Zoo. The zoo has rescued over 1,000 endangered and exotic animals that now have a home and people to care for them. Visitors will also enjoy the native and foreign plants, lush gardens, and 250 species of…

How to Survive Solo Travel As A Female

The unfortunate truth of traveling alone as a female is that you are more likely to run into problems than as a male solo traveler. It is a sad fact but one which cannot be ignored and records show that a women traveling alone is in far more danger of being assaulted, robbed or worse than the chances of the same thing happening to a man. This is not to say however, that women should not travel alone and if you have this opinion then know that you are only allowing these criminals to win if you decide not to…

Cheap Accommodations to Choose From for Budget Travelers

Traveling has become the trend lately, and it’s no longer just for themillennials. It seems more and more people are hitting the pause button and are choosing the see the world. However, it is not exactly the cheapest of hobbies. It takes money to pack for clothes suited for specific climate, book the tickets, find cheap travel insurance, and get a good deal on food during the stay. But you know what else takes lots of money? Your lodging. Looking for the right kind of accommodation that will also fit your budget is one of the challenges of planning a…

The Best Shopping Locations in Manchester

The debate rages on about whether Birmingham or Manchester can rightfully claim the title of the UK’s second city, but one thing is for sure – Manchester has the infrastructure and facilities to give any city a run for its money, in the UK or beyond! With a fantastic public transport system, it could not be easier to get around. The city might be famous for its trams, but if you want the ultimate convenience then just travel by taxi in Manchester as it has some great local companies that will get you wherever you want to go, quickly and…

Top 5 Greece Getaways Everyone Will Enjoy 

Greece is a fabulous country to visit.  The food is absolutely fabulous, there are some of the most spectacular beaches in the world, and it has some incredible old archaeological ruins.  The country is exciting for explorers of all ages and here are the top 5 Greece getaways that everyone will enjoy. Take a City break in Athens Athens is an amazing city to visit because it has an exciting and vibrant nightlife, fabulous food and some of the most famous archaeological sites on earth. The Parthenon was built to hold a statue of Athena during the “Golden Age of…

4 Must-Haves for Your Next Beach Holiday

Planning a holiday to the beach is very exciting, and if you can eliminate a lot of the stress, you’ll have even more fun in the days leading up to your trip and while you’re there on the beach. One of the most important things to do is to make sure you have everything that you need before embarking on the journey. While you’re on the beach, some items are absolute essentials, so make sure you don’t forget to pack these! Swimwear No beach trip is complete without having a swim in the sea, and if your resort has a…

Best places to enjoy spring skiing in the French Alps

Looking to shred some powder before spring arrives in earnest? The French Alps has some of the longest-lived snow in Europe, making it the logical place to plan one last holiday in the mountains. If you are undecided on where to plan your ski holidays in France, read on below, as one of the following resorts is sure to be a good fit for you and your traveling companions. 1) Chamonix First developed in 1760, Chamonix has managed to remain one of the top winter resorts in the French Alps for centuries. Despite Chamonix’s reputation for being an expert’s mountain,…