Traveling to Italy in August can present some daunting issues, not the least of which is the weather, and the perception that Italy takes the entire month of August off.
Funny American place names abound, from Gun Barrel City, Texas, to Why, Arizona. This list celebrates towns and cities with names worth a second look, a smile, and a smirk.
Need to find a western compound in Saudi Arabia or even an apartment off compound in Riyadh or Jeddah? All the information you need about finding accommodation and living in KSA.
Information for eleven travel destinations across the Western United States, including the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Zion National Monument, St. George Utah, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Big Sur, Yosemite, Death Valley, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
14 memorable things to do with your kids in Jamaica. This great list even includes things to do with kids in Montego Bay. and things to do with toddlers.
Looking for some great, free fun in Madison, Wisconsin? You've come to the right place. Madison is a city where you can have fun almost every weekend without spending a dime! Interested? Read on!
Is it possible to see the key attractions of Venice in a weekend? Yes! Here's the itinerary I used when I had the pleasure of visiting this beautiful city.
Twin Falls is amazing. The Snake River runs through it and offers so many different things to do there. Outdoor lovers will love this area as well. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Twin Falls, Idaho.
While no culture is perfect, after living in Japan, it is not at all difficult for me to recognize aspects of Japanese culture that I would love to see more of here in the United States.
Travel is best when you have a few insider tips about what to see, do, and eat. Tips on what to avoid help too! So if you're planning a trip to the Philippines, you'll want to read these tips.
If you are looking for vacation ideas in Toronto, check out this list of the 20 most interesting and unique places to visit.
Take a walk through medieval Florence, to places easily missed. Florence boasts a range of forgotten gems, some literary and others scientific, and places simply to sit and watch the world go by.
The Florida Everglades is home to some of America's most spectacular wildlife. The birds of prey are a diverse and beautiful group living in the Everglades and across the US. Many of the species are only part-time residents as they migrate to summer breeding grounds.
Creating adventures for kids is fun and exciting. There are tons of things to do with kids in Arlington, VA that are great for the whole family. The great public transportation and friendly residents make this a great place to spend time with your children. Read on for some of the best activities!
A local's perspective and tips on being a tourist in Edinburgh, Scotland, including hints on avoiding gimmicks, and what you shouldn't do, so as not to give tourists a bad name.
The truths about the sad city of Olympia, Washington, totally misunderstood by the rest of the world.
For a refreshing change of pace on your visit to Sicily discover the beautiful Alcantara Gorge. Formed by Mount Etna thousands of years ago this beautiful slice of Sicily is the perfect retreat.
Pennsylvania holds the record for funny town names. There's Bird-in-Hand, Climax, Hazard, Jugtown, Intercourse, Noodle Doosie, Paradise, Puseyville, Punxsutawney, Rough and Ready, and that's just for starters! Read on for a list (and history) of Pennsylvania's most ridiculous town names.
Visit these five historic restored lighthouses on the barrier islands, and enjoy the beaches, shopping, and great seafood restaurants of North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Many movies were filmed in Jamaica! Visit to see the beach from the white bathing suit scene in Dr. No, Dr. Kananga's cave in Live and Let Die, the beach from Knight and Day, and more!
Japanese culture, sea creatures, an exhilarating boardwalk, decadent chocolate treats- check out this list of things to do with kids in Brooklyn for the visit of a lifetime!
The Erawan Shrine is a much loved devotional site in the centre of Bangkok. And yet it is just a tiny statue on a traffic-jammed crossroads in the city. This is the story of a remarkable little shrine
Traveling to Texas? If you are, you had better brush up on these common sayings and their not-so-obvious meanings!
Given that Japan is well known for its dense population—125 million living in a place roughly the size of California—it might be hard to imagine it having many off-the-beaten-path places. Rest assured that it does, and take it from me—they are absolutely magical.
Here are 20 secrets that you do not know about Disney's California Adventure with of course a few bonus secrets along the way!
Door County is an incredible place to visit. It has a couple hundred miles of shoreline and plenty to do all year long. Here is a look at the top ten things to do in Door County.
Wondering what do after walking the Brooklyn Bridge? How about some delicious seafood rolls, rock climbing, or some eclectic art? Here are 11 of the best things to do near the Brooklyn Bridge.
Explore some of the best places to visit in one of the country's most vacationed states. The top 20 destinations in the state of Florida are at your figure tips.
Discover the best things to do in Epcot with small children. While Epcot is often thought of as a theme park suited better to adults than children, the park offers a wide variety of rides, shows, and activities for kids of all ages.
The island of Murano is famous all over the world for its amazing Murano glass. Visitors to this small island in the Venetian Lagoon can watch as artists perform this centuries-old craft.
If you’ve been planning a trip to the Florida Keys, you’ve probably seen a lot of promotional material put out by the various tourist industries. You may be excited about catching amazing fish or scuba diving or snorkeling to see lots of...
If your travels are taking you to Normandy to see the D-Day beaches, consider spending a few nights in charming Bayeux. It’s the perfect place to base yourself to experience all that Normandy has to offer.
Poisonous snakes, giant centipedes, jellyfish, scorpions and tarantulas- read about them, study the pictures and avoid them!
Disneyland, in Anaheim, CA is the original Disney Theme Park. It has been around since July 17, 1955. Since then, over 600 million people have walked through the gates. But legend has it that some visitors never left. You see, Disneyland is said to...
Venice is a place of history, architecture and canals. Millions of tourists visit every year. They bring money and support employment, but there is a downside too.
Rome is like no other city in the world. It's one big on-going archeological dig mixed in with amazing ruins, beautiful monuments, history, culture, great food and crazy traffic. Throw it all together and you get one of the most unique cities in the world.
An introduction to the wine regions in Portugal, where to do wine tastings in each region, and accommodations in each region.
An insider's guide to gift giving in Japan for visitors. Omiyage (Japanese gifts) are deeply rooted in the culture, and this guide will help you navigate the tricky territory of picking out the perfect gift.
Tips for saving money on transportation, accommodation, food, and sightseeing. It is possible to have your dream vacation in Italy without breaking the bank!
The Cranberry Lake 50 trail is a 50-mile wilderness backpacking route that passes through the Five Ponds Wilderness Area in the Adirondacks, offering solitude and great scenery.
Discover ten easy ways to get discounts for Six Flags amusement park tickets and save money at parks. Never pay full price for a general admission ticket to a Six Flags park again!
If you are planning to make a one-day trip to Cedar Point, you need to have a solid game plan. In this article, you will learn about the best strategy for successful navigation of the park so you don't leave having only gone on a minimal number of rides.
Want to learn some interesting about Portugal? Here is a list of the 12 most interesting facts about the country.
While traveling in Texas, be sure not to miss visiting East Texas! Here are 5 East Texas towns to visit that will make you want to stay a little longer in the Lone Star State!
If you love the great outdoors and plan on being in the Tampa/St Petersburg area, then be sure to check out Fort De Soto State Park. Known for its beautiful beaches, Fort De Soto also offers visitors the opportunity to fish, bike, camp, kayak and so much more.
Whether it is history that interests you, leisure and tourist attractions, places to eat and drink, or just hanging out on the beach, St Augustine has something for you.
The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most beautiful on the planet. This article is an overview of what's in store for the visitor. Be sure to watch the drone video of Big Island from the air.
Thinking about taking that trip of a lifetime to Italy? Well it's time to stop thinking and start planning. If you're looking for a reason to go, read on for my ten really good reasons to visit Italy.
One of the most beautiful mountain top vistas in the northeast is located in the High Peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York and is accessible via the Veterans Memorial Highway.
If you are planning to stay at Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter Resort, here are five mistakes not to make while you're there.
When traveling abroad, it is usually wise to learn a few words and phrases in the native language to help in case you find yourself in a jam. It is also wise to learn a little about the native culture to make you appear less touristy.
With more than 8300 caves throughout the state, there's a cave in Tennessee for everyone, from those with just a casual interest to those looking for intense spelunking experiences.
Do you love lions, tigers, and jaguars? Oh my! Then keep reading! In this article, I'll list the ten zoos with the best big cat collections in America and provide descriptions of each.
Western Washington is rich with beautiful landscapes, unique culture, and lots of interesting history. This list is a great place to start if you are looking for vacation or day trip ideas.
Don't let the bright lights and flashy billboards fool you, New York City is an exciting place for toddlers to explore. Small zoos, toddler-friendly theater, interactive museums and much more make it the place to be with your little one.
Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and is famous for its art, architecture, history and cultural heritage. Check out my top 10 sites to see while visiting beautiful Florence.
Vacation planners will find that Hilton Head travel tips make a big difference in knowing when to go and what to expect.
Here is a guide on where to go salsa dancing in Chicago during the week and on the weekends, with reviews of different venues and clubs for salsa dancing, as well as what to expect when you get there!
Thailand and Vietnam are two of Southeast Asia's shopping meccas. Tourists in Asia who are looking for valuable yet cheap finds should visit these countries' purse-friendly markets.
The exteriors of these churches give no indication of how the beautiful and unusual their interiors are. No wonder tourists come from near and far to view them!
There are a lot of reasons to visit the Bahamas. If, on your next visit, you want to spend some time away from the resort, here are my top 6 Nassau travel tips and recommendations.
Planning to visit Italy during less expensive periods can save you a lot of money. Tips on how to save money during a trip to Italy and what periods of the year are best to visit each region.
Colorful and funny southern sayings directly from born and bred southerners and those who were transplanted to the south.
Olympic National Park is amazing and awe-inspiring. It is a special place that offers views from above the clouds, of rugged beaches, and lush rain forests. There is so much to see and do there. Here is a look at the top ten things to do in Olympic National Park.
There are many animals in Florida that are capable of hurting you. Most prefer to be left alone, but they will strike back if they feel threatened. I thought I would put together a list of the top 10 most dangerous animals in Florida.
How could you ever be bored in Orange County, California? With this list of 100 things to do in Orange County, California, you are guaranteed to find something to entertain you.
A virtual tour around one of the great Italian Lakes with things to do in Lake Garda. Detailed, informal and humorous, it summarises the best resorts and attractions.
When you visit or move to the US South, you may need help to understand what we are talking about! Use this guide to decipher common Southern phrases and to translate Southern pronunciations. Though all similar, the accents range from the small town twang to the unique Charleston accent.
A visit to the Louvre doesn't have to be an exhausting experience. With a little planning and know-how you can save valuable time and energy while visiting one of the world's most revered museums.
It's very easy to pick out the most recent trends in Japan because you'll see them everywhere. Here are some of the most noticeable ones in spring of 2018.
Nashville is a popular city not only for their history but also for their music and entertainment venues. If you haven't considered a visit to Music City before, I hope that you consider it now...
The relationship between the United States, the State of Hawai'i, and Native Hawaiians is a complicated one that many people may not understand. This article sheds light on the origins of this tense relationship by delving into a series of historical facts that are often unknown outside of Hawai'i.
The Kapoho Kalapana Road or Red Road travels along the coastline of the lower Puna district on the Big Island. Located south of Pahoa village, this spectacular scenery is reminiscent of old Hawaii.
Wondering how you're going to get around in Rome? Don't fret, this guide will give you all the options you need to help you traverse the city with ease.
Yellowstone National Park is spectacular and unique. It is home to over half of the geysers in the world. There are so many things to see and do there. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Yellowstone National Park.
The Royal Stables of Cordoba provide visitors with the rare opportunity to experience the amazing Andalusian horses. Whether attending the nightly show or the daily practice session, I think you will be in awe of these majestic creatures.
Planning a visit to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? There are a few things you should avoid so your trip doesn't get spoiled. But don't be fooled, there are loads of fun things to do in this great city as well.
From the air the Philippines is seen as a series of mountain slopes softened by tropical growth and interrupted by cultivated plains and terraces, as well as by inland seas and channels.
Japanese castles are just as important as Mount Fuji when it comes to symbolizing Japan. No visitor to the Land of the Rising Sun should miss visiting one (or more!) of these majestic citadels. Here are seven spectacular castles for you to consider an excursion to.
Planning a trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Check out these possible pitfalls before you head out!
Planning a trip the to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls? Check out these five mistakes to avoid and discover some fun places to visit.
Anyone who visits coastal Florida, or the lakes and rivers, or the great Everglades wetlands, is sure to see a rich variety of birdlife. This page describes how to make the most of the experience
The Malaysian state of Sarawak, situated on the island of Borneo, is a great holiday destination. From British colonial structures to a Cat Museum, Kuching has something for everyone.
Shenandoah Valley attractions make this Virginia destination one of the most popular places to visit in the state.
Get the full Nashville experience by visiting downtown Nashville's Honky Tonk Row on Lower Broadway. Overwhelmed by the number of places, there? Don't fret—here are the ten best honky-tonk bars in the area!
Are you planning a vacation to Oahu but don't have time to research what to see and do? Here is a traveler’s list of places to see.
Learn all about my 4-day river cruise down the mighty Amazon river in Brazil, including information, tips and a personal view on the biggest river system on the planet.
With so many sites to see across Italy, is it worth the time and effort to visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa? That is the question everyone wants an answer to—to visit or not to visit?
Chasing waterfalls in Vermont is a wonderful vacation activity, but which ones out of the over 200 should you visit? These seven are the best for ease of access, spectacular beauty and locating.
From the early 1920's until 1939, Tulsa was booming with life and money. Throughout downtown Tulsa, Art Deco buildings were springing up almost overnight. You can still visit many of them today. Read on to find out where!
If you are planning a visit to the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, then check out this list of mistakes that we made on our trip this past summer. We had a terrific time, but it would have been that much better if we had done a little research first.
There are many outdoor activities available on the American side of Niagara Falls, including hikes, jet boats, an ancient military fort, and helicopter rides.
For a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to enter Canada, you'll need to provide several documents, one of which is a letter of invitation. This article offers pointers for and examples of this letter.
Located in the northeast of Florida, St Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied city in the USA. Here are twenty facts about St Augustine, FL.
Orlando, Florida is a popular destination for both American and international tourists. Here is my top 20 list for things to do in and around the city.
If you are thinking about visiting Ocracoke Island but aren't much of a beach fan, don't worry. There are plenty of other things to do on this small island to keep you busy. Here are more than 10 ideas to help make your vacation a success!
Who is the Peach Boy? Is the Snow Woman a fiend or a savior? Here are seven must-know Japanese folklore stories to spice up your Japanese holiday.
Tennessee is a beautiful state. From the beauty of the Smoky Mountains to the bustle of Nashville, TN has a wide variety of fun family venues that are worth your time. Enjoy Tennessee!
Here are ten behaviors that we might consider rude in the West but are completely fine (or even expected) in Japan.
Fine wine and high-class shopping on the shores of Lake Garda are just two of the many things to do in Bardolino. I hope you will enjoy my detailed, informative, and humorous travelogue of this town.
This is a list of free things to do while visiting Boston. It includes museums, tours, events, entertainment, places to eat and lots more. Don't miss these top-rate destinations the next time you find yourself in Beantown!
Visit Seoul’s top tourist attractions: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jogyesa Buddhist Temple, and Insadong Street Market all during your layover!
Here are 6 fun and easy hikes in and around Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. The hikes are divided by location: near Bar Harbor, Jordan Pond House, and the Quiet Side, Bass Harbor area. Enjoy the hikes and the nearby attractions and you will see many of the highlights of the park.
In the second hub in the three part series, we look at the lost amusement parks that opened during the Baby Boom.
Here are this self-proclaimed Disney expert's top ten attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, in no particular order.
Ever wonder what life was like for an expat living in Luanda - the most expensive city in the world? Here's a personal take from someone who did it in 2012.
Nicknamed "Vacationland," Maine offers a variety of activities to satisfy many interests. Artists and art lovers, in particular, will find some very interesting and impressive art locations to visit.
If you are planning a trip to Sesame Place in Pennsylvania, you will want to get the most of your time and money. Here are some things to think about as you embark on your adventure.
There's no shortage of activities to do in Nepal. In fact, the sheer number of options can be overwhelming! But don't worry. Here are the top 30 things to do when you are in Nepal, from visiting Buddhist temples to trekking through the Himalayas.
Kuala Lumpur is a popular holiday destination and stopover in southeast Asia. Here is a list of best places to see in this bustling city of shopping and entertainment.
Undoubtedly one of the finest museums in the world, the Uffizi is a must see on any visit to Florence. Learn some valuable tips to avoid the long lines and make the most of your visit.
The Slabs, or Slab City, is a unique city in the Sonoran Desert. A magical destination to visit, this artistic-commune-meets-snowbird-getaway-meets-home-for-a-drug-culture is home to some amazing art. Even more amazing, Slab City has no laws. It is a bastion of true freedom and art.
Learn basic Arabic words and phrases as spoken in the Gulf States, and use them as a polite gesture when traveling to Dubai.
Most who visit the city of Venice for more than one day will stay in a hotel on the main island. But there are alternatives, and one is to stay in accommodation on the neighbouring island of Murano
There are many things to know before moving to the Netherlands. Read some of my observations below about jobs, culture, and life in Holland as an American expat and what you can expect living there.
What is a magnetic hill or gravity hill? Magnet Mountain, Jabal Magnet or Jabal Baido in Wadi al-Jinn, Madinah (Medina) Saudi Arabia that has a strange phenomenon where a vehicle on neutral gear can move uphill is an example of this gravity hill. Read more for detail explanation.
There is so much to see along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Take a week and drive around the fifth largest lake in the world.
Everything you need to know to make a day trip from Venice to the Dolomites. Don't miss an opportunity to experience some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the world and it's all just a short drive from Venice.
A seven-day vacation in Ireland is a chance to enjoy the island's natural beauty, explore great castles and get lost on its famously challenging roads.
Japan is an amazing country to visit, but there are things tourists should be careful about or avoid. From the small things to the serious, here's a list for visitors and potential expats both!
Looking to spend a romantic day with your girlfriend or boyfriend in and around Mumbai? Here are 36 tips on the best things to see and do in this city with your significant other.
The birth of the violin, Mussolini's last redoubt, watersports and mountain walks. Things to do in Salò on Lake Garda. Learn what the town has to offer in this wonderful part of Italy.
Lake Como is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy and an easy day trip from Milan. Soaring mountains, charming lakeside villages, and stunning scenery make this a must-see when visiting Milan.
If you’re looking for an exciting and adventurous activity for your next trip to Florida, consider doing some good old fashioned fossil hunting. The Peace River is one of the best locations for finding prehistoric fossils of the giant carcharodon shark, otherwise known as megalodon.
A 12-hour excursion in central Tokyo by train from Narita Airport, visiting the magnificent Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, the beautiful cherry trees of Ueno Park, and the fascinating Ueno shopping districts.
Take a glass-bottomed boat ride on crystal clear water. See animals living freely in lush, jungle-like settings. The Tarzan movies and Sea Hunt were filmed here in beautiful Silver Springs.
Whether you live in Indiana and want to get away for a day or you are simply passing through the state, here are some must-see places that you aren't likely to find in a guidebook.
Lake Huron is beautiful and the second largest of the Great Lakes. There are many great places to visit along its shores. Spend a week driving around the lake and enjoying everything it has to offer!
Kilauea erupted in 1990, burying the beautiful Kaimu beach under 60 feet of lava. Twenty years later, a new black sand beach is forming where the lava-extended shoreline meets the ocean waves.
This is a must read before you visit Crazy Mountain Ranch, The Marlboro Ranch in Montana. This will be a trip of a lifetime. Going in the winter of 2014 was fantastic! Prepare yourself to be amazed!
In an ideal world, every visitor to Colonial Williamsburg could afford the price of a multi-day ticket and the time needed to explore every trade shop and historic site on the property. For many people, this is not a realistic option. Luckily, a little panning can help you have a fantastic experience at Colonial Williamsburg without breaking the bank.
Here are the best Florida vacation spots where you can get the most of the Florida panhandle. These are some of the best places to visit in Florida, so don't miss out on these beautiful beaches!
Birdwatchers, campers, and RVers love Padre Island National Seashore on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Here are photos of birds as well as information about RV camping on Padre Island National Seashore.
Guam is a US possession, but it is pretty different from the continental US! Discover what to expect in Guam and how to make your trip more enjoyable and affordable.
This hub details 10 things to do in the Wisconsin Dells that are not water parks. I've included photos and links for all of them.
Plan a day out in Brazil's largest city using taxis, buses and the Metro. Stay safe and get to where you want to be. Sao Paulo has great museums, art galleries, restaurants and parks, plus local markets.
Located on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta is one of the grandest cathedrals in Europe and one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture. Welcome to St John's Co-Cathedral.
Okinawa is full of gorgeous sites, so much so that visitors are often overwhelmed upon arrival. But don't worry, I'll narrow it down for you. Here are 10 places you truly should not miss if you're visiting Okinawa!
Mykonos is one of those Greek Islands that most people visit as part of a cruise. So with just one day to spend on this beautiful, sunny island what's one to do? Read on for our One Day in Mykonos.
A tongue in cheek but semi-serious walker's guide to coping with extreme heat and humidity. Includes photos and description of Doha, Qatar, as only seen on foot.
There are many great places to see on this island, but it can be overwhelming if you don't know where to start. This list, complete with photos and lots of details, will be a huge help!
The Big E is New England's largest and most diverse state fair. This annual event takes place over 17 days every September and has something for everyone from agriculture to entertainment to food.
The top 10 Caribbean attractions include Stingray City, Dunn's River Falls, cave tubing in Belize, Old San Juan and Chichen Itza near Cancun.
Welcome to Sorrento. This beautiful seaside community makes a great base for visiting the Amalfi Coast, Capri, and of course Pompeii. It also has so much to offer in its own right.
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use public transportation to get to this fairytale castle in Bavaria, Germany, including guidance on the best value tickets to purchase.
Grand Teton National Park is an incredible place. Seeing the Tetons rise high above the grasslands below is awe-inspiring! There are so many things to see and do there. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Grand Teton National Park.
Nestled off the Pacific Coast Highway of California, you will find Paradise Cove, a pristine beach straight out of the Malibu of your dreams. Here are some tips and perspectives from my own visit to Paradise Cove Beach and Café.
I have always wanted to visit the much talked about Universal Studios in Orlando! Haven't we been hearing about it since we were kids? The Jaws experience, E.T., King Kong! Every trip I had to Orlando, however, was centered around the very magical...
If you are looking for a relaxing place to visit this weekend, then it should be Nuvali! Listed in this article are the best activities you'll enjoy in Nuvali which include biking, sightseeing, fish feeding, picnicking, food tripping, fruit picking and more!
Take a trip back in time and visit the Amish communities in Western Pennsylvania. Unlike the eastern part of the state, you'll find no crowds and peaceful countryside lined with Amish farms and community members going about their everyday business. Dayton, Smicksburg, New Wilmington and Volant Pennsylvania are the perfect places to visit.
You know that surfer vibe—that California slang? It's identifiable unlike anywhere else in the world. Between the slow surfer speak and the "valley girl" accent, there's a lot to pick up on. Language is always evolving, but let's get current with what's current.
These stone-carved gargoyles rest atop the Notre Dame Cathedral, taking a variety of forms: goats, birds, elephants, and hybrid/mythical creatures. For centuries they have warded off evil spirits.
If you are visiting Milan, do not miss out on the once in a lifetime opportunity to see Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Last Supper.
If you are planning a visit to "the most magical place on earth," make sure you avoid some of the mistakes we made on our recent trip. In this article, you'll find lots of handy tips and a few highlights to help you make the most of your time at Disney World.
Being one of the world's few megadiverse countries, Malaysia's tropical rainforests and mangroves boast thousands of unique wildlife species, some of which are highly endemic to the region.
Chicago has been the passenger railroad hub of the nation since the Civil War. During the height of railroad travel from 1925 through 1969, Chicago had six major interstate passenger railroad stations.
Thinking about traveling to South Carolina? Do you know where you want to go? Read this article to get the low-down on the very best places to visit in the state of South Carolina!
Having seen that my first Basic Kuwaiti Arabic language was useful to some readers, I thought of writing more easy basic spoken Kuwaiti Arabic words or phrases translated to English that might help people who are traveling in an Arab country destination like Kuwait or any Middle East country.
Gift ideas for that someone special or yourself! Whether you're visiting Hawai'i or lucky enough to live here, these are easy-to-pack items that are great to give all year! Music video with Nā Palapalai!
Why spend your time wading through crowds when you could be visiting Venice's less-famous attractions and beauties instead? In this article, you will find the top nine non-touristy things to do in Venice.
The Maldives is a paradise on earth. It offers complete relaxation, privacy, pampering, and the ultimate in water sports. Its crystal clear waters and over 120 resorts offer cool things for every kind of tourist to do. Read on to discover the top eight activities the Maldives has to offer.
Thousands of lava rocks are mailed back to Hawai'i each year by people claiming bad luck after taking the rocks off-island. Learn about this island legend. VIDEO OF VOLCANIC ERUPTION INCLUDED.
Planning a trip to Taormina? Discover all there is to see and do in this comprehensive guide to the jewel of Sicily. Taormina has something for everyone and is considered one of the most beautiful locations in all of Italy.
Ilocos Norte is a province of the Philippines which has reach of natural and man made tourist spots. Plan, book and visit it now as you will not forget your stay in the province.
Experience the majesty and wonder of wild horses on Assateague Island, complete with a great gallery of stunning wild horses.
Many of Newfoundland's coastal communities have unusual place names. Here are some of the more interesting and colourful ones, along with their origins.
Buried by Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, Pompeii stands today much as it did in the first century. This archaeological time capsule gives us a glimpse of early Roman life as it was almost two thousand years ago.
Ocean City Maryland has been a tourist town since the late 1800's when guest houses and small hotels were opened and operated by widows and fishermen's wives.
Planning a trip to Venice? Before you leave make sure you know your options for getting from Marco Polo Airport to Venice. The options are many and the cost varies depending on your mode of transportation. A little homework can save you a lot of money.
This is your guide to spending a perfect day in Key West, Florida. Visit some of Key West's best dining establishments and watering holes, spend time on the island's best beach, learn about the history of Key West, and find a fabulous spot to watch the sunset.
With beautiful landscapes, rushing waterfalls, miles of nature trails, hotels, swimming pools, and restaurants, Tennessee state parks are a favorite vacation destination for many.
Wondering when the best time to travel to Italy is? Learn about the different seasons, how best to avoid the crowds, and still enjoy great weather.
Be in the know before visiting Singapore! Please enjoy this guide written by a Singaporean for all friends of the world.
Singapore can be expensive, but there are ways to get the most out of your trip without burning a hole in your pocket. In this article, I share how to maximize the Singapore pass (vs. the EZ Link card), and my experience exploring the city and the culture by taking public transportation.
The Maku’u Farmers' Market is lively, fun, and famous for its eclectic mix of ethnic foods and abundant local produce. This market reflects the true image of a laid-back and diverse Puna community.
There's a lot to like about this mountain town at the base of the San Francisco Peaks. Here are some reasons to appreciate—or consider—living here.
Did you know Melbourne has ranked as the world's most liveable city for seven years in a row? Find out the top places to see on your trip to the capital of Australia's state of Victoria.
Each year brings many new trends to Japan. Find out what you may see this year, in 2019. If you are coming to Japan, you may want to try some of these new trends for yourself!
Glacier National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks that I have been to. There are so many amazing and wonderful things to see and do there. The views are spectacular and awe-inspiring. Words do not do it justice.
Washington DC’s finest monuments can be seen in an easy do-it-yourself 3-hour walking tour. If you are just passing through the area and have a few hours to spare, take a break, stretch those legs, and experience Washington DC’s most wonderful memorials and monuments.
Forget anything negative you may have heard about Michigan; the so-called "mitten" state may very well be our country's best-kept secret and travel destination for many reasons.
Marquette is a small city, but the largest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is a university town, a Great Lakes port, and a regional hub of commerce, culture, and recreation.
It's springtime, which means Rhode Island's summer destinations are beginning to bloom. One of the greatest places in Rhode Island to visit, especially in the spring and summer, is Historic Wickford Village in North Kingstown.