Tag Archives: attraction

Val Thorens Ski Resort -Where the Season Starts Early and Ends Late

Snow covered ski fields of Val Thorens

At an altitude of 2300 meters, Val Thorens ski resort France is considered to be the highest in Europe. Due to the altitude this purposely built ski in and ski out Ski Resort, pretty much guarantees snow as early as November (or earlier sometimes) and as late as May. Meaning it has one of the longest ski […]

48 hours in Lake Garda, Italy

Scaliger Castle Italy on the waters edge

I recently spent an amazing 48hrs in the Brescia Region of  Lake Garda Italy, experiencing some of what it had to offer. If you’ve never been to Lake Garda, Italy before, you are in for a treat with stunning architectural villas and hotels that line the shores, great local family restaurants and wineries, rich history and friendly people.  Not to mention the […]

5 Interesting Things To Do in Nantes France

Mechanical elephant in Nantes France

There was so many interesting to do in Nantes France for a weekend break that it did exceed all my expectations. From its splendid scenery as well as numerous galleries, museums and castles, visitors can spend days here exploring. Not to mention, it is only 13klms away from the closest international airport. I can see why […]

5 Fun History Facts about Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Florence Italy

Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the great icons of Florence Italy and considered to be one of the most famous bridges in the world. The Ponte Vecchio Bridge (meaning “Old Bridge”), is a medieval stone three-arch bridge over the Arno River with shops built along it. Butchers initially occupied these shops but now jewellers, art dealers and souvenir sellers fill them.  […]

My Seven Wonders of the World – Mountains

Top Tips Hiking Everest Base Camp Melbtravel

Ticking my 7 Mountain Wonders of the World Have you ever created your own Seven Wonders of the World list and try to complete them, but the only thing really stopping you is the opportunity? Well, Exodus has a competition where one lucky winner will win SEVEN paid Exodus trips of their choice. How cool would that […]

The Italian side of the Matterhorn, Breuil-Cervinia Ski Resort Italy

Italianside of the Matterhorn Skiing Italy

When most people think of the Matterhorn mountain they think of Zermatt, Switzerland ‘the most photographed mountain in the world’ but did you know that the Matterhorn is situated in both Switzerland (Canton of Valais) and Italy ( Aosta Valley ). Not only this but the Italians have their own resort called Breuil-Cervinia Ski Resort and know […]

A Backdrop for Romance Stories Pembroke Castle Wales

Pembroke Castle Wales A Backdrop for Romance Stories Have you ever watched a movie or read a book about a place or location and thought to yourself, I want to go there someday? Well, that sums up Pembroke Castle Wales for me. I watched the movie version of the romantic novel “Me before You” (I warn you, […]

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace England History

There is something about Palaces and Castles that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time for both young and old. Even as I sit here on the green grass in the gardens of Hampton Court Palace England writing notes, there are children dressed up running around pretending they are princesses and kings. […]

Travel Bloggers Share their favourite Hikes around the world Pt1

hiking

Travel Bloggers Hikes Around the World – Part 1 Hiking and Trekking in various parts of the world is definitely one of my favourite outdoor activities to do. It allows you to take in the beautiful surrounding areas at your own pace, see things that you do not normally see while keeping fit at the same time. It […]

Tellaro Italy the local Italian secret

Tellaro's colourful buildings

Tellaro Italy – The local Italian secret They say the best kept secret destinations to visit are usually known by locals, just like the small fishing village of Tellaro Italy . So when I was visiting friends in Lerici Italy and they took me sailing on their yacht, I was not expecting what they were about to […]