Author Archives: George Augustine

Tourist Attractions on the Mayan Riviera (II)

Tourist Attractions on the Mayan Riviera: Xel-Ha Xel-Ha is one of the most magical spots of the Riviera Maya. It’s an amazing biological aquarium where the ocean combines with the freshwater currents of springs and underground rivers, creating a mesmerizing … Continue reading

Best Cities in Florida (II)

For centuries, Florida’s charms were hidden from most of its population. Only a few bold pioneers raised cattle or grew vegetables and citrus fruits in the jungle-like wilderness. It was only at the beginning of the 20th century, when the … Continue reading

The Perfect Family Island Getaways (II)

4. Perfect Family Island Getaways: Hatteras Island, North Carolina — The gorgeous beaches and wild dunes are what attracts most visitors to Hatteras Island, a border island that is part of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. There is a … Continue reading

Best Cities to Visit in China (IV): Guilin

Best Cities to Visit in China: Guilin   Located in the southern province of Guangxi, Guilin is generally considered no more than a stopover on the way to more bucolic and scenic spots such as Yangshuo or the Dragon's Backbone … Continue reading

Best Cities to Visit in China (III): Datong

Best Cities to Visit in China: Datong   A modern-day coal-mining town, Datong may not be the prettiest place you'll ever see, but its strategic importance over the centuries has left behind some major sights in the surrounding area, including … Continue reading

Best Golf Clubs on Vancouver Island (II)

Vancouver Island is an ideal destination for golfers whether you want to test your skills to the limit or enjoy leisurely rounds mixed with sightseeing, exquisite cuisine and superb accommodations. It was voted the #1 Island in Canada and #6 … Continue reading

The World’s Most Unique Hotels (I)

Spend the night curled up like a hamster in a mound of straw beside your wheel or hunker down in an old prison with hardwood beds and spartan facilities. The trend for offbeat accommodation continues to grow. Travelers have become … Continue reading

Best Bath Houses & Pools in Budapest, Hungary (IV)

Best Bath Houses & Pools in Budapest, Hungary: Lukács Fürdö – Where the intellectuals once held court   Despite the soulless modern tile work, the Lukács bath house shows a faded elegance. Pools are surrounded by thick columns and the … Continue reading

Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (VI)

Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Arabian Ranches Golf Club – Desert links, Dubai style   Out on the edge of the city in the Dubailand development, this striking modern course was designed by former Open champion Ian … Continue reading

Fascinating Places to See in Havana, Cuba (II)

When Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba in 1492, he described it as the most beautiful country that human eyes had ever seen. He wasn’t wrong. Numerous Spanish settlers soon followed him, and the glorious churches, fortifications and palaces in Havana’s … Continue reading