Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip by Boat, Train or Car

Don’t think you can complete a relaxing, Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip and return in one day? Well you can – by train, automobile and boat. We were visiting Rome but wanted to see some of the other must see places in Italy, without the hassle of changing hotels. So we reviewed day trips from Rome, Italy and found a fantastic Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip with a bit of a twist! You can go by high speed … Read More

The Historic Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the Best Place to Stay in Penang

Imagine colonial era Britain at the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang Malaysia. A review of the hotel and what to do in Penang for 3 days. At the height of the British Empire, it was said “the sun never sets on the British Empire”. Having established colonies and trade routes which spanned the globe, British culture could be found throughout the world. With the advent of the luxury passenger liner, wealthy British travelers expanded the scope of the … Read More

Why these are 3 of Our Favorite Travel Destinations

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One of the questions we get asked most often is what is our favorite travel destinations? What is the best place we have traveled? And like many frequent travelers we find it a difficult question to answer. There have been so many good places. And of course, it all depends on what you want to do on your holiday- eat, drink, hike, go to the beach, relax, culture, city, nature, all would require a different recommendation. However, when we were … Read More

7 UNESCO World Heritage Towns Worth Traveling to See

With over 1000 UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world you’ll never run out of places to visit. But deciding where to visit can be a challenge. UNESCO World Heritage status applies to a range of sites- all having some historic value. Sites range from ancient and abandoned, to still in use today and often include natural areas as well. The purpose of the article is to inform you about some of the UNESCO World Heritage towns that are still … Read More

Who Else Wants to Know the Best Places in Bhutan

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The excitement builds when you see Mt Everest, 30 minutes flying time from Bhutan. Then you wonder what will be on your list of the best places in Bhutan? Your Druk Air flight starts to descend. It’s an exciting approach as you seemingly fly between steep mountain valleys. And then you touch down in Paro, the gateway to travel in Bhutan. As Druk Air is the only airline flying into Bhutan, it occurs to me that only a few pilots … Read More

Festivals in Bhutan There is Nothing Else Like Them

Attending festivals in Bhutan might just be the most stirring cultural event you will see. See the mask dance of Bhutan, full of color, outrageous masks and costumes and evocative music. Watching these spellbinding mask festivals is an experience you will never forget. Furthermore, for us, it was the highlight of our trip to Bhutan. To be honest, I cannot think of a cultural event that compares to the opportunity of attending a festival and seeing the famous mask dances … Read More

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