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Torch Relay Route Announced for London 2012 Olympic Games

Just about anywhere in the UK looks like a good place to catch a glimpse of the Olympic Torch next summer. Starting on May 19, 2012, the iconic Torch Relay will wind its way through the country, visiting landmarks like Stonehenge and Loch Ness, eventually passing down the Thames to the Olympic Park in London. The Torch route touches all of England’s counties, as well as every local authority area in Wales,...

Taking a Cheese Tour Through Wisconsin

I think that if everyone in the world could just go on a cheese tour, world peace would finally be achieved. Just say the words to yourself: “cheese tour.” Your day is already a little bit better, right? If the words alone aren’t enough to pull you from your November slump, perhaps it is high time you took a vacation with extra cheese. Whether you’re already an expert on the goodness of gouda or you’re a...

5 Vacationing Essentials You Best Not Forget

Going on vacation is an exciting event. However, it can be ruined if you forget to bring the right necessities along. You might think it’s a pain in the neck to lug along extra stuff, but we’re talking items that can fit into one tiny bag and make your vacation ten times more enjoyable. It’s well worth the effort. The first thing you need to remember when going on vacation is medication. If you have any...

City Spotlight: Barcelona, Spain

Guest Post by Harriet Freeman: There are so many things to do in Barcelona that it is impossible to get bored. If you are staying for a few days in this amazing Catalan city, I’d like to give you some advice on what to do. Gaudi’s Architecture Barcelona is an impressive city, mainly thanks to the wonderful modernist buildings that beautify this coastal city. You cannot leave Barcelona without having...

Renting a Furnished Apartment Versus Renting a Hotel Room

Habits are hard to break, especially after a certain age. If you are going on a vacation with your family, you may feel the need to bring or buy certain comforts you are accustomed to once you arrive at your destination. But if you choose to stay in a furnished apartment over a hotel, you can put up with almost anything and have many of the amenities from home at  your fingertips. Renting one of the short term...

City Spotlight: Munich, Germany

Munich is one of Germany’s most popular destinations for international tourists. With a population of over 1.3 million it is the country’s third largest city and home to numerous art galleries, entertainment venues, beautiful public buildings, parks and of course the Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival which takes place on the huge Theresienwiese plaza each fall. Unfortunately, being right at...

A Cycling Holiday in France

Breathing fresh air, meeting new friends, seeing beautiful places are just few of the reasons why you should try out a biking holiday in France. It’s time to pack your bags filled with adventure, grab your friends and roam around this lovely country, tasting the best of Mother Nature all on the comfort of your own bicycle. Cycling around the country is a fun and refreshing way to travel. The first thing that you...

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