Short Reads

This scenic journey will warm you up to Switzerland no matter the season!

All board the Glacier Express! Not exactly an express train, this is one of the world’s slowest journeys giving you time to enjoy Switzerland’s alpine scenery!

The friendliest warriors you will ever meet!

As fierce as they may look, the Maori of New Zealand offer many opportunities to embrace their culture, from “Kia ora” (hello) to their famous ceremonial dance, the haka.

On safari tents and four poster beds do go together!

Like the feeling of the wild all around? Want the romance of a canopied bed? Love the idea of soakd in a clawed bathtub looking out into the bush? No matter your style, there truly is a style of accommodation to meet any traveler who wants to experience the wilds of Africa. Don’t believe me? Take a peek!

Fado reveals the soul of the Portugal!

Curious about local? Wander Alfama or other neighborhoods of Lisbon to find a bar or restaurant featuring fado, the soul music of Portugal. Have a class of wine, a snack, and listen to…..

How do you spell controvery in Tasmania – MONA!

At the end of a delightful ferry ride up the Derwent River in Hobart, Tasmania, you arrive at Australia’s largest private museum. The owner, not satisfied with it being the largest, wanted to create a furor. And did he! Almost 11 years later, the museum put the city of Hobart on the map and draws visitors from around the world to see what it’s all about!

The soul of South Africa lies in Soweto!

The heart of South Africa lies in Soweto, a must-do. Missing this would be like going to Paris and not visiting the Latin Quarter!

Feel like royalty in these gorgeous thermal baths!

The thermal baths of Budapest engulf you in history, royal architecture and soothing waters – a way cooler experience than your local swimming pool!

Strolling Melbourne’s laneways – a total sensory experience!

Once neglected and avoided, Melbourne’s revitalized alleys or laneways as they are called, now provide the vibrancy of their downtown area. Dope, cool or hip, all ages can enjoy.

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