Exploring the fascinating Maldives

Exploring the fascinating Maldives

One of the most beautiful countries in the world and one that is most affected by global warming are the Maldives Islands. Located just to the south and west of mainland India on the equator, the nation of the Maldives consist of more than 1,200 islands, which are made up of 26 atolls. Only a … Continued

Guatemala’s Children: From Forced Labor To The Classroom

From Forced Labor To The Classroom: Maria and Carmen’s Second Last Chance Guest Post by Luke Maguire Armstrong Today, everyone reading this has an opportunity to not just travel the world, but make a difference in the lives of those in need they encounter along the way. It is difficult to believe that I first … Continued

Vienna is ready for Santa to come

Vienna is home to the world’s oldest Christmas market. In 1294 it started off as the “December market” and over the years it has morphed into what you can enjoy now in Austria’s capital city. Christmas Markets all over Europe have some characteristics which define them: they are usually held during Advent; first Advent Sunday … Continued

Dubai: The future of tourism

Artificial man-made islands, which when seen from space, forms the shape of the world. The tallest building ever built, topping out at over half a mile high with the world’s largest mall. The world’s tallest hotel and only self acclaimed 7 star hotel built on it’s own island. Where can you find this all these … Continued

Liverpool, UK: The Royal Liver Building

When people think of Liverpool, they probably think of football, the Beatles and the iconic emblem that represents some of the city’s most enduring mythology, the Liver birds! Visitors to the city are likely to spot the instantly recognisable birds almost immediately if they enter via one of the two tunnels that cross from the … Continued

Mauritius: Mark Twain’s Heaven on Earth

“Mauritius was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius.”-Mark Twain Ask anyone whom has been to the small island off the eastern coast of southern Africa what they they liked most on their amazing trip: Relaxing on the famous white sand beaches with remarkably clear water, embarking on a fabulous hike all … Continued

Bradenton, Florida: Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing

Holidays in Florida: Oh, the places they stole. Four times this year I’ve been to the canals of Venice, without ever setting foot in Italy. In Vegas, Macau, Qatar and where I live, Venice, California, there are facsimiles of the famous waterways, only cleaner, shinier, and without the creases of deep history. Theme parks, made-made-islands, … Continued

Christmas in The Philippines – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a guest post by Johanna Castro: Click here to read Part 1 It’s been said that The Philippines was once a convent, but that it was converted to Hollywood, and no more is this true than at Christmas when lights flash and sparkle from rooftops and houses and palm trees, … Continued

Las Vegas: The Entertainment Capital of the World

Sin City. Entertainment Capital of the World. Gambling Capital of the World. The Marriage Capital of the World. The list of nicknames for Las Vegas goes on and on. Whatever you want to call it, Las Vegas has something for everyone wanting to visit here from kids all the way up to senior citizens. No … Continued

The Magic of Christmas Markets in Europe

December is one of the most colorful months in Europe. And we have Christmas Markets to “blame” for this. A Christmas Market is basically a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas. They most often open around the start of Advent (which in 2013 starts on December 1) and close sometimes between Christmas and … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel