Alaska – More Than Just A Block Of Ice

Alaska. Talk about a place that's gotten a bum rap. Half the world thinks it's part of Canada and the other half thinks it's just a big block of ice. Well, hold on to your fur coats because there is more to see and do in Alaska than you know. For starters there's Kenai Fords National Park. Here you can go on a sightseeing cruise to visit some glaciers and see some marine wildlife. The ship sails out of Seward. The park is just 130 miles south of Anchorage. It is made of a range of coastal mou

New Group Cruise Options,

It is no secret cruise lines offer their passengers more choices than ever. Yes, cruise guests still sail for the dining, ports and entertainment, but now you can build your group around golfing, wine, health and fitness, culinary arts, holistic health and spa elements, theater, enrichment series and renowned lecturers. The high interest levels in health and fitness have carried over to the cruise industry. Cunard Line introduced the Canyon Ranch He

The Many Faces Of Disney World

There's no getting around it, there is just something special and wondrous about Disney World. It not only brings forth the timeless memories of your childhood, precious thoughts of characters, but also brings forth a sense of excitement, happiness and utter fulfillment that you simply don't acquire while attending other places. The really great thing about Disneyworld is that it has truly earned its reputation for being a children's paradise, irrespective of your age. In fact, the many faces

How To Buy A Timeshare

Timeshares are a large part of the vacation travel industry. Travellers who cannot afford to own a home abroad, or who don't want the worries associated with exclusive ownership, often see timeshare as an affordable alternative. However, unscrupulous salespeople, poorly maintained properties and unexpected hidden costs have brought a lot of bad publicity to the industry. A well-informed consumer can avoid the common pitfalls. It is always risky to buy property sight unseen, but many people do

Beyond theme parks in Spain

Zoos, safaris, museums, nature trails... Spain has a wide array of leisure and entertainment options for children that goes beyond the big theme parks that have sprung up over the last few years. In the last decade, more and more theme parks have been built in Spain, with Terra Mítica in Benidorm, Port Aventura in Tarragona, Isla Magica in Seville, Warner Bros Park in Madrid to name but just a few. At the same time however, a wide range of leisure activities has also come about, that focus mor

Italy: a visit to Civita di Bagnoregio

Between the Tevere River and Bolsena lake, in the green latium countryside, on the top of a clay hill, rises the small town "Civita di Bagnoregio". Civita appears isolated on a cliff spur to dominate the around valley and, thanks to this isolation, the town shows intact its medieval architectonical structure. Joined to Bagnoregio, and to the world, through only one bridge, Civita appears in an unreal isolation due to landslip series and downfall of argillaceous ground on which the entire town

City Breaks in Prague with cheap Hotels and Flights

Nowadays short, weekend and city breaks have rapidly become one of the most popular holiday choices for travelers. Cities such as Lisbon, Prague and Berlin are filled throughout the year by tourists enjoying a short break. A visit to Prague is something everyone should experience at least once in their life. When you travel to the Czech Republic there are so many things to see and do so make sure that you plan your trip in advance. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and lies on the ba

Traveling on the London Underground

Copyright 2006 S Wander You can take the Underground to nearly all parts of London, and can get you to your destination, without the delays of hailing cabs or waiting for buses. The London Underground consists of a Tube network made up of 275 stations on 12 rail lines. The different lines are marked with colours to help you keep track of where you are headed. Maps for the Tube have major tourist destinations clearly marked so you can find where you are going quickly. Any ticket station will ha

7 things to remember about packing when you take a city break holiday

Jetting off on that dream city break often means we forget the practical realities of packing our luggage. Last minute packing usually leads to mistakes and packing too much. Here are some ideas to avoid the hassles. If you are flying on a short city break, aim to pack only what can fit into an overhead compartment. It will save you masses of time when you land. And if you plan to do some shopping, back a tiny collapsible bag that can travel in the hull on the way back as it doesn't matter ho

Plan Your Best Orlando Vacation Yet: How Vacation Rentals By Owner Give You More And Help You Save $

Orlando is a haven for fun family activities. From Disney World to Gatorworld and everything in between, there are literally weeks worth of activities here. If you're bringing along the kids, the grandparents and maybe even the cousins, it only makes sense to take advantage of the many Orlando vacation rentals available. You won't pay extra for additional rooms, won't have to request adjoining rooms and can even make your own breakfast and dinner to save a few dollars. In Orlando, there are

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