Destinations

Lisbon for a weekend

Photo courtesy of http://www.ippar.pt/ The vibrant capital of Lisbon is known for its vibrant arts and cultural attractions, unique hilly landscape and stunning architecture, and is a wonderful place to visit for a mini break or extended luxury vacation. The old and new worlds combine together in this European gem as you take a ride in the delightfully antiquated yellow trams past world-renowned street art and colourful murals, and makes for a truly memorable trip. Here are a few things you

How to plan a trip to the USA

Planning an adventure to America in the near future? One of the world's highest profile nations, the USA is filled with exciting cities, epic natural landscapes, and friendly and hospitable people. However, one can't just pack their bags and hop on the first jet to New York City. Here's what you need to when planning a trip to the USA... Apply for a ESTA Visa Waiver First and foremost, travel to America for many nationalities means that you'll have to secure an ESTA visa waiver before

4 things you need to do in Lisbon

Lisbon is truly a great location for a holiday. With Mediterranean temperatures and all the amenities you can expect from a bustling European city, you can’t go wrong with a trip to Portugal's capital. Let’s look at some of the more quirky activities you could find yourself doing when you consider all the things you need to do in Lisbon. Ride on the Elevador de Santa Justa   The only vertical street lift in Lisbon (and perhaps one of only a few in the world), the Elevador de

What to see in Vietnam

With Thailand getting one to death by many tourists, travelers have been looking for the next big destination in Southeast Asia. Many have settled on Vietnam, as much of this country resembled Thailand more than a generation ago. Indeed, many areas have yet to be spoiled by mass tourism, and lower prices and genuine interactions with locals bear this out. As far as planning is concerned, there are many suitable Vietnam multi centre holiday itineraries out there, but make sure they include

Cool things to see in Manaus, Brazil

If you are a sports fan, chances are good that you have heard of the Brazilian city of Manaus by now. You may have had no clue that there was a thriving urban center in the midst of one of the more impenetrable jungles on the planet, but the booming rubber trade in the 19th century was to Brazil what the gold rush was to California. The images of this fascinating place may have moved you to include on your itinerary on an upcoming trip to Brazil. Soaring over the dense canopy of the Amazon