Best Hotels in Milan, Italy (III)

A city like Milan offers hundreds of accommodations, ranging from hotels to hostels. Normally it should be no problem to find a place, except when a big fair is going on. In this series of the best hotels in Milan, … Continue reading

Best Hotels in Milan, Italy (III)

Escape to Greece

Greece… where culture, class, history collide to give you romance and adventure. Greece… with its extensive coastlines arid islands in the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas, sits in the southernmost Op of Southern Europe. It is rich in ancient culture … Continue reading

Escape to Greece

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy (VI)

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy: Hotel Santa Maria – Great hotel for families   The Hotel Santa Maria feels like a country hotel, but is located in the heart of Trastevere. Located in a converted 16th century cloister, … Continue reading

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy (VI)

Getting Around in Ecuador (II)

3. Getting Around in Ecuador – By Boat Where bus routes end, you have probably come to a waterway. At this point, boat transportation begins. This is particularly true around the northern coastal tropical forest region and throughout the entire … Continue reading

Getting Around in Ecuador (II)

Getting Around in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (II)

Rio is a modern and well-serviced city divided into four main zones (the Northern Zone, Downtown, the Southern Zone, and the Western Zone). Public transport requires patience. Most of the better restaurants and virtually all hotels take credit cards. Locals … Continue reading

Getting Around in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (II)

Best Places to Eat in Florida (Part 3)

After a substantial breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, toasts and cornflakes, Americans generally eat just a light salad or sandwich in the middle of the day. The most important meal of the day is dinner, which is usually eaten … Continue reading

Best Places to Eat in Florida (Part 3)

Best Private Island Getaways (IV)

For many travelers, their idea of a perfect vacation is a secluded spot away from the rest of the world. These vacationers prefer to be close to nature, isolation and utter relaxation. If this kind of destination appeals to you, … Continue reading

Best Private Island Getaways (IV)

Best Places to Eat in Florida (Part 2)

In most restaurants it is customary to wait to be shown to a table by a waiter, rather than choosing a table yourself. As elsewhere in the USA, the most common drinks when dining are ice water, cola and iced … Continue reading

Best Places to Eat in Florida (Part 2)

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy (V)

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy: Hotel Locarno – Art Nouveau charm   The Hotel Locarno has been in business since the 1920’s and still retains its old world, fashionable charm. Fabric covered walls, marble floors, oriental carpets and … Continue reading

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy (V)

Leisure Activities in Costa del Sol (Part 2)

Costa del Sol, also known as "The Sunny Coast" or "Coast of the Sun" is a region in Southern Spain in the densely dwelt coast of Andalucía. Spreading over 150 kilometers across the Malaga Province, Costa del Sol is the … Continue reading

Leisure Activities in Costa del Sol (Part 2)