Amsterdam has more to offer!

April 25th, 2013

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When talking about Amsterdam as a tourist spot, we often think about its amazing infrastructure and historical architectural pieces. We most of the time forget and take for granted the other attractions this city has to offer. Well, if you are planning to have some sort of adventure in this place, it would be good … Continued

Reykjavik: Literary Cultures Certain things strike you when you are in a city for the first time. In Reykjavik, I was struck by the amount of books. I found it unusual for such a small linguistic area. It wasn’t simply that there were bookstores (albeit an increasing rarity in some places), but there were also … Continued

There’s always something to see or do in Canada. The second largest country in the world has plenty to offer for everyone, regardless of hobbies or tastes. Being such a large country, you might ask the question “Where should I even begin?” Choosing where to go first is one of the hardest decisions to make … Continued

Thank you to Richard Bangs, the Judge for our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest. YOU can decide the WINNER of our VAGABONDS CHOICE AWARD– Click here to VOTE now! And GET READY for our Independence Writing Contest with BIGGER Cash PRIZES starting May 11! At first coffee on the morning of September 11, 2001 I was in … Continued

The English Lake District is without doubt a magical place, full of history and scenery that could make a man weep, or at the very least cause him to get his camera out. But it’s also somewhere I’ve been many times before, usually in the rain, and so when my wife suggested we go there … Continued

It was 1973 and my parents were in Paris. I was left at home with my older siblings and coincidentally, a French housekeeper. The plan was that while Dad would attend meetings during the day Mum would go sightseeing. They’d meet up at night in some little bistro and share their news over a romantic … Continued

By Terrence Richardson When travelling to Portugal, you’ll want to blend in with the locals as much as possible. That’s going to require you to dress like the Portuguese. If you’ve never travelled to the country before, it can be challenging to know what to wear and what not to wear. Consider this your own … Continued

Thank you to Laura Fraser for donating your book to the raffle for  our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest. YOU can decide the WINNER of our VAGABONDS CHOICE AWARD– Click here to VOTE now! And GET READY for our Independence Writing Contest with BIGGER Cash PRIZES starting May 11! Laura’s Travel Writing Tips –I always travel … Continued

Thank you to Halle for donating your book to the raffle for  our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest. YOU can decide the WINNER of our VAGABONDS CHOICE AWARD– Click here to VOTE now! And GET READY for our Independence Writing Contest with BIGGER Cash PRIZES starting May 11! HALLE EAVELYN INTERVIEWS MOHAMED NAZMY Things look bad … Continued

The Legacy of Empire- At the height of the British Empire, London was the greatest city in the world. It wasn’t the prettiest (that was Paris or Vienna), arguably it wasn’t the most technologically advanced (Berlin was far outstripping it by the turn of the century) but it was London, the Port of the World … Continued