Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 3
Athens - Part 3
Electra Metropolis roof garden; this sources regional ingredients and prepares traditional dishes with a light imaginative touch. A typical meal would be tuna tartare, lamb with anthotyro, grouper with sun-dried Santorini tomatoes and round it all of...
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Athens - Part 2
Electra Metropolis is a central, modern hotel where the past is still appreciated. The restored 16th century Agia Dynamis church is literally squeezed between two columns of the building. Just a stone’s throw from the main shopping streets of Syntagm...
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Athens - Part 1
Athens is the capital of Greece and lies at the heart of the ancient region of Attica. Flights from London take around three and a half hours ahead of GMT. Currency is the Euro and the language, Greek; however, English is widely spoken, through a few...
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Istanbul - Part 1
Istanbul, Gilded domes, glittering minarets, aristocratic pavilions and sultan’s palaces rise amidst a vibrant- uber-cool metropolis. An intoxicating fusion of warm spices and Middle Eastern flavours scent the air of outstanding contemporary culture,...
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A superstar on its own right, Lake Como has been cast in many iconic movies. Oceans twelve was a great excuse to include George Clooney’s lakeside villa in some of the pivotal scenes, It is worthy of a watch simply for glimpses of Italy’s most celebr...
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MONACO HOTEL DE PARIS
Hotel de Paris is situated in Monte Carlo, Monaco. If the walls of Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo could talk, they would be bursting with tales of glamour, love and war. Founded in 1863, the hotel is simply iconic, and now, after a four-year long renovat...
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Amsterdam experience - Part 2
Cheese, the Dutch are really into their cheese. Archaeological digs have proven that cheese was already being made on Dutch soil thousands of years ago. Gouda cheese and other Dutch cheeses are famous for their delicious salty taste and their firm te...
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Amsterdam experience - Part 1
You can very simply plan what you want to see and experience here as long as twelve months ahead. So what’s the best time of the year to visit Amsterdam? That depends on what you are looking for. Springtime is bright and colourful in Amsterdam. In su...
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Choose a Safari - Part 3
When I started to look into this trip I was amazed at the number of options that were available to the more adventurous traveller. I have completed this review with all the details that I looked and have to say that there is no way I would try most o...
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Choose a Safari - Part 2
A walking safari is not as uncommon as you might think and is good if you are fit as you get to walk in the bush with a guide and armed ranger. There is nothing quite like feeling the sa...
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Choose a Safari - Part 5
Yes, you really can take a ride into the bush on top of an elephant. African elephants are livelier than their Asian brethren, but in some spots, the animals have been trained, so ...
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Choose a Safari - Part 4
Again who knew this was an option? You get to cross the plains with a plodding camel caravan. Dromedaries are well suited to a safari as they can access areas that vehicles can’t reach, wh...
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Choose a Safari - Part 1
The safari can be one of travel’s greatest experiences. However, without careful planning you can waste a lot of money. So what’s the best way for you to do it? There are a number of options, in fact far more than I first thought when I started to pl...
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NZ Majestic Mountains and crystal clear waters - Part 2
Beyond Queenstown in the Queenstown-Lakes District are the Lakes Hawera and Wanaka and the smaller towns of Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Kingston, Wanaka, Alexandra and Cromwell. The following activities are also found in the region:
- Ben L...
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NZ Majestic Mountains and crystal clear waters - Part 1
Queenstown is in New Zealand' s 'Southern Lakes District'. It is the Southern Hemisphere' s four-season lake and alpine resort. The stunning scenery and huge range of activities are why the town of 12, 500 on the shores of Lake Wakatipu welcome more ...
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Rural Scotland - Part 3
A day at the Lochs and the mountains
Scotland is famous as the land of the lochs and unquestionably the most famous of these is Loch Ness, home to a legendary monster. When you arrive, amid the t...
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Rural Scotland - Part 2
The wilds of Scotland can be enjoyed year-round, though winters can be very cold and snowy especially in the mountains. Spring, May to Jun, and autumn, Sept to Oct, are good times to go to miss the crowds and the midges while still enjoying good weat...
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Rural Scotland - Part 1
There’s never enough time to see all of rural Scotland, but if you take the sleeper train you arrive ready for the mountains, forests and lochs on an extended break.
When wilderness was being handed out, Scotland undoubtedly got given...
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Amsterdam - Part 5
Royal Palace and National Monument; for those who don’t just want to use Dam Square as a pass-through then the Palace of Dam square is open for visitors for a large part of the year. A major part of the art collection of the Oranje Nassau royal famil...
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Amsterdam - Part 4
Anyone who has been in Amsterdam will get inevitable questions about the Red light district. In the Netherlands prostitution is legal. Although not appreciated by everyone, a tour through the Red light district will certainly be an interesting experi...
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