Are you a romantic? Then you MUST check out Italy!

The country boasts of fashion and world famous cuisine that is loved by millions of people around the world. It is a haven for travelers and you can get the best cuisines in this place. Every city has its unique charm and you will fall in love with the major attractions of Italy. The rich culture and art of this nation has always enticed visitors.

Pisa Tower

The amazing tower is renowned as one of the wonders of the world and millions of tourists come to this place to click picture of this tower. Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa was originally intended to be in vertical shape. However, it started to lean towards the southeast direction due to foundation problems. This became the highlight of the region and has attracted visitors since many centuries.

Vatican City

The official residence of the Pope is in this city and the place attracts millions of believers. You will fall in love with the amazing artwork of this place and every monument has a story behind it. The historical significance of these monuments mesmerized the visitors. The city of Rome is also home to other major shopping attractions and tourists enjoy their time in this city.

Venice Grand Canal

Want to enjoy the ride on the beautifully decorated water buses? Never miss this place on your vacation as you get to explore the amazing canal that stretches 3800 m long all the way from Lagoon till Saint Mark Basin. The width of the canal is nearly 90 m and you will be stunned to see the canal being used as a major traffic corridor in the beautiful city. Tourists enjoy the private water taxis in this place and explore the nearby attractions.  Sarah, who owns visited with her husband for their honeymoon and has talked up their trip to Venice and the amazingly different culture and experiences they saw up close and personal…

Roman Colisseum

Theatre enthusiasts love this place and noted travel magazines mention this in all their blogs about Italy. It has the best amphitheatre of the country and the place stands as a huge symbol of Roman engineering and architecture that has stood the test of time since many centuries.

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Acapulco: Enjoy Nature’s Beauty

Image result for acapulco mexicoYou must have heard of Acapulco. It is backed by Sierra Madre del Sur, the mountains. This city is a natural beauty of Mexico. It is the ideal town to visit for the tourists. What impressed me more was the weather. It is pleasant throughout the year and makes your trip memorable. Here’s a list of things you can do when you are in Acapulco.

Juan Alvarez Plaza

I came to learn that this has been named after the one who fought alongside General Morelos. You will find garden and sculptures signifying ocean life. There is a shop on the ground and I bought some souvenirs here. Towards the end of the park, there is a basilica and visitors are welcomed to mass here.

Barra Vieja Beach

If you are hankering for a beach, you should visit Barra Vieja Beach. This is only a one hour drive from the city. You can take advantage of the personal massage tents that are available here. I went horse-back riding. Also, the drive that you take to this beach is going to be worth it.

La Quebrada

It is one of the most beautiful ravines that I have seen. You will find two cliffs on the edge of the ravine. If you know how to swim and dive, you can dive and swim into the abyss. Since I didn’t know diving, I sat there watching the divers take a plunge. The blue water dashing against the cliff is a beautiful sight. You will also find local restaurants on the cliff.

Hornos Beach

Do you like surfing? Then Hornos Beach might be the best place for you. There is enough swell in the water. Even after being a novice surfer, I was able to surf easily. However, it might be a little crowded during the hot days.

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Tijuana – Mexican City Close to California

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Among the several cities I came by in Mexico Tijuana is a border city that is close to California. This gives it a Californian vibe as well. I enjoyed this colorful city since its streets are lined with bars and souvenir shops of colorful architecture. Many stop by here for a day but you could spend more time here if you wish to.

Located by the borders of US, south to San Diego, it is a popular weekend getaway for most North Americans. I discovered several cultural places here as well as the sandy beaches close by which are by the nearby city, Rosarito.

Places to See

Tijuana offers much of what tourists like. I discovered the landmark places such as Centro Cultural Tijuana and Jai Alai Fronton palace. The main tourist street here is Revolution Avenue. Locally known as Avenida Revolucion, this street has several tourist activities like taking photos with a donkey with zebra stripes or walking up to the US border crossing.

Traditional marketplaces are several here. Mercado Hidalgo is a Mexican marketplace that is centrally located; I picked up traditional candies and other goods from Central and South Mexico here. 

My next stop was the cultural center which is shaped spherical and called La Bola. There is an IMAX theatre here and there is a museum adjacent to it, the Museo De Las Californias that has exhibitions of its history dating back to prehistoric times. 

Activities to Try

Opt to witness the traditional spectacle of watching a bullfight; though it is banned in most places, the Fiesta Brava showcases the event at Plaza Monumental de Tijuana during the summer months. This place is known to accommodate over 20,000 people. 

Savoring Mexican food local to the place was my plan as well and here I visited several eateries such as Caesar’s restaurant bar, El Colegio and several street food places to enjoy the innovative Tijuana cuisine that many chefs whip up here.

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Albany the Perfect Vacation Destination

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If you are planning to have great vacation time this year, then Albany one option you can explore. This is a city in New York State, well developed and has everything to offer to tourist from entertainment, adventure, shopping destination to museums, art center, galleries, etc. I spent my last vacation in the same city and was with my family and we had a really wonderful time. We learn a lot from the culture of the city and tried many things that we haven’t done before.

There are a number of places you can see in Albany, but some of them are really important and you should include in your to-do list. To make your trip short and crisp here is my guidance. First of all, do not land in Albany without booking your accommodation. During the vacation time, the city remains full of tourist and you won’t be able to find good accommodation if not pre-booked.

The city is not only, big but also has huge importance in New York as it is the capital city of New York.

The New York State Capitol is the first place I visited. The New York State government seat is present in Albany and the capitol building is a landmark. You have two options to see this building; first, you can travel to the spot and have a view of building from outside. The second option is booking a tour package and has a complete view of the capitol building. The guides will help you to know about the history and importance of this building.

New York State Museum

This is a great museum and has an awesome collection of different things. You can see here Erie canal, some part of twin tower, animals and human figures and much more. Entry in the museum is all free you can enjoy good family time here at low cost.

Washington Park

The park is well maintained and you will have a wonderful glimpse of scenic beauty. I was with my family in this park and enjoyed the place thoroughly.


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Located in the southern part of Guatemala, Antigua is a city surrounded by volcanoes. The city has a history of buildings that age back to the colonial era. The city has delicious cuisine and serves as an amazing place for people who are fascinated with architecture. Regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Antigua is a must visit for every person at least once in a lifetime.

Arco De Santa Catalina: Architectural Retreat

This is a landmark destination in the city. I went there on a Sunday it seemed like the place is quite exclusive for pedestrians on Sunday. Photography is a major hit here as the arch is too beautiful to not click. I went during the day and made it possible for me to have a good view of the volcanoes and mountains. I also managed to shop some souvenir as there were a lot of street vendors and craftsmen there. The restaurants there offered remarkable food accompanied by soulful music.  

Cerro De La Cruz: The Classic Hill Top

This is also known as the Hill of the Cross and is a beautiful lookout and sightseeing point. I went there in the month of March when the sky was cloudless and beautiful. It made me have a perfect view of the Volcano named Agua. The climb on the top of the hill there will be street vendors to get you the needful snacks. The Police also provide an escort to the top of the hill if you need it. However, I’d suggest walking through the hill.

Antigua Guatemala Cathedral

The beautiful cathedral is located in the main square of the city and is surrounded by the City Hall. I was highly impressed with the beauty of the cathedral, even after the earthquakes have left it in ruins. To enter the cathedral, I had to pay a small fee and also hired a guide licensed by the state on a small fee.

Iglesia De La Merced

This baroque church in Antigua is a great epitome of strength and has a lot of architectural decorations.  It has a lace-like carving of fruits and it was more one of a memorable experience. I went there around Christmas where people gather around to dance around and enjoy in the courtyard outside the street.

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Coquitlam: Immerse Yourself In The Natural Beauty

Coquitlam is a gem of Vancouver. Few travelers frequent this city but it offers many leisurely activities that you can enjoy. Being an outdoor lover, this city came as a respite to me. There are many dining and shopping opportunities in this contemporary city. If you are in Vancouver, you should surely visit Coquitlam. When you visit this city, here are some of the things that you can do.

  • Watch bears

Mundy Park is one of the primary attractions of the city. Believe it or not, you get to see black bears in this park. Covering an area of 176 hectares, it is home to many wildlife creatures. Birds like geese, raccoons, swans, and ducks are also to be found here. Hence, it is frequented by birdwatchers. There is also an outdoor pool and sports field for you to enjoy. If you are traveling with kids, you can avail the playground and the picnic area.

  • Go fishing

I visited Como Lake to quench my thirst for fishing. It is a small lake at the center of Como Lake Park. The lake has rainbow trout, catfish, and carp. In case you do not want to fish, you can also jog and walk. There is a one-kilometer long trail for doing that.

  • Go hiking

Minnekhada Regional Park, covering an area of 200 hectares has three primary trails. I went hiking here. What interested me was the beautiful view that it offers. There are trees, birds, and abundant wildlife. There are five lookout points offering a breathtaking view of Pitt River and Pitt Meadows. To reach these, you can hike along the trails.

  • Walk around the lake

Walk around Buntzen Lake and check out the panoramic views. A trail encircles the lake and is 8 kilometers long. If you have enough time in hand, do not miss out on the Old Buntzen Lake Trail.

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Brest: This City Is Out Of The World

We took a trip to the visa-free region Brest in Belarus. One can go there by train or by plane. Firstly we went to the Brest fortress. It was built in 1836. It has an archaeological museum called Berestie. Here one can see more than 224 wooden buildings built during the late XII century.  Then we enjoyed a walk on Sovetskaya Street.

Places to visit

We went to Skokie located in the outer parts of the city, half an hour away and a drive for around fifteen kilometers. It has a Museum which contained the historical artifacts of Nemtsevichi Estate. It is known to be one of the main members of the historical event during the First World War and the meeting of Brest Litvosk occurred the year 1917. People do buy the souvenirs from the shop.

We then went to Oceanopolis which has a huge exciting exhibition of all the things connected to the sea. It has aquariums, films and live shows and exhibits more than 1000 sea creatures. One can discover the oceans here in 3 pavilions as Polar (penguins, seals, and real ice floes), Tropical (sharks and coral reefs) and Temperate (seals and jellyfish). We got to see a new exhibition Abysses that explained the wonders and diversity of marine life. Further, we went to Chateau De Brest which is located at the mouth of the river Penfeld and is the oldest monument in Brest. It has been strategically built and classified as a monument historique in 1923. It is the oldest castle with French navy still operating. It is also a home to the National Naval Museum having the exhibits of Brest arsenal.

It is recommended that you visit this place for three days so that you can experience the attractions it has to offer.

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Come And Enjoy Nature At Napa Valley California

Napa Valley is situated on agricultural land which is the best for vineyards. The place has beautiful nature with a variety of wine making areas. Take a ride to the famous Napa Valley Wine Train by strolling through Downtown St Helena, to performances at the theatre.


  • Napa Valley Wine Train


The Napa Valley Wine Train offers multiple of the meals. The entire service is provided through the antique train which runs along almost 25-mile track in the Napa Valley. The train consisted of Pullman rail cars with brass furnishings, and glass partitions.

Address: 1275 McKinstry St, Napa, CA 94559, USA.


  • Napa Art Walk


The place shows the huge variety of unique as well as attractive art by immense of the talented artists. It also includes international exhibition after every two years, showcasing the best sculptures proffering for sale.  Only the selected sculptures are assessed by the jury for assurance that they are the best.

Address: Claremont Way #5, Napa, CA 94558 25.


  • Round Pond Estate


The place is situated in the Rutherford region of the Napa Valley. It is located all amongst the orchards, vineyards, and garden. This all gives a perfect as well as natural country look and guests prefer to come here and enjoy the nature. Guests thoroughly enjoy the local wines, like Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon wines, red wine vinegar, etc.

Address: 875 Rutherford Rd, Napa, CA 94558 25 Best Things to Do in Napa Valley – Photo: Round Pond Estate.


  • Castello Di Amorosa


Move to this Tuscan-style castle, with a huge variety of several captivating levels if you want to taste the Italian winery. This beautiful site consisted of stream winding via valley which is surrounded by massive hills.

Address: 4045 St Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515.


  • Napa County Historical Society


This is established in 1948 to preserve local history of the place. It includes Goodman Library, where several topics on Napa Valley history are stored in manuscripts, books, publications, maps, blueprints, scrapbooks, and other ephemera. The society also exhibits, events, lectures, events, and variety of research and educational activities

Address: 1219 1st St, Napa, CA 94559.

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Choosing The Best Destinations In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is a popular city located in the state of Pennsylvania. Besides being the largest city in Pennsylvania it is the 6th most populated cities in the United States. It played a key role in the political development that followed the American Revolution. During the 19th century it was popular for its railroad structures and industrial centers. Even today the city is known for its economic development. Philadelphia is also home to some of the most renowned institutions and universities.

As described above Philadelphia is a city that witnessed many historic events that had a bearing on the independence of the United States. For this reason, the city has many historic sites and monuments. Listed below are some of the best destinations in Philadelphia that shouldn’t be missed if you happen to visit this great city.


  • Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul


Located on the 18th street, the historic church was fully built in the year 1864. It is the largest Catholic Church in the state of Pennsylvania. The interiors are quite beautiful and the entire architecture is a fine example of Renaissance architecture.

Address: 1723 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19103.


  • Independence National Historical Park


The park is popular for its historic landmarks, structures, and buildings. The park expands over an area of 55 acres. The most famous structure is the Independence Hall which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is the historic spot where the Declaration of Independence took place. Many tourists visit the spot to view the Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell that is located across the street.

Address: 143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818.


  • Christ Church


The historic church was founded in the year 1695 but several parts were constructed in the 18th century. The historic church is an amazing example of Georgian Architecture.

Address: 20 N, 2nd Street at Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.


  • Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens


The Magic Gardens feature an art center that exhibits the mosaic art structures built by Isaiah Zagar. It has a large garden made of mosaic sculptures and tiled indoors.

Address: 1020 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147.

Timings: Monday – Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM, Tuesday – Closed.

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What You Want to Do in Port Antonio, Jamaica

This port town is the capital of the Portland parish area which is located in Jamaica, in the northeastern coast. This is the third largest port city of the island and is known for the export of coconuts and bananas that are shipped from here. It is also considered one of the scenic tourist attractions in the area. The images of this port town conjure a romantic getaway and that is what it is, a tropical paradise that draws tourists from all over. This port was initially to be a naval stronghold. The Fort George that can be found here was built by the British in the eighteenth century to aid their naval activities in the region.

When you visit Port Antonio you will find the town to resemble the sleepy, coastal town, it was initially was before the trade activities strengthened and soon became a holiday destination for American travelers. The island is glamorized in many Hollywood movies, and it is seen as a tropical paradise, because of the coastlines and the farmlands that are found by the Portland coast here.

  • Among the different places to visit here, Rio Grande River forms one of the main natural attractions. The river flows through the Portland parish and there are several places to see as well as cruises to take on the river.
  • Winfred beach is a popular spot here, which is a secluded beach with white sands and known for snorkeling activities. The bay area is secluded and the white sands as well as clear water make it a beautiful spot to visit and spend hours at.
  • Boston beach is the next popular spot to hit here; known for surfing activities; it is a coastal community to be found on the northern coast, one of the few beaches that attract surfers in Jamaica.
  • Navy Island in Jamaica is a small island that is located off the Port Antonio coast. This island was privately owned by Errol Flynn, who was known as a movie pirate and actor.
  • Frenchman’s Cove beach is another popular beach to visit here. You will also want to cover San San beach while you are here.

Beaches and tropical destinations characterize this tourist friendly destination in South America.

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Places Of Attraction In San Francisco you MUST check out!!!

View of San Francisco from the Golden Gate BridgeOne cannot miss out visiting San Francisco in the state of California when they are in the US. It is known to be a cultural center as well as a commercial and financial capital of the country. Located in the San Francisco peninsula region, it is characterized by the San Francisco Bay Area. Being the fourth most populous city of the state, it has a rich history that is showcased from the numerous landmarks here. The city was founded back in the eighteenth century by colonists who came from Spain. The city experienced rapid growth during the California Gold Rush period.

Geographically the city is located on hills and surrounded by the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. It is known for the colorful Victorian houses, cable cars, the Golden Gate Bridge and several distinct landmarks.

If you wish to explore the bay area and waterfront region head over to Fisherman’s Wharf. Here you will find crab stands souvenir shops and be able to see sea lions as well. The waterside eateries and stalls have local and fresh food items that are a must try.

A similar place to visit is Pier 39 which is a bustling pier that has scenic views, eateries and different kinds of entertainment.

Next, head over to the Alcatraz Island that is known for the lighthouse that stands here, scenic views of the San Francisco Bay and wine tasting venues. There is a military base here as well.

Golden Gate Park can be your next destination. Located by the iconic bridge, this area gives you a panoramic view of the bridge and the waters as well as having trails for walking, hiking, museums and open air festival venues. This place also has the natural history exhibits of the California Academy of Sciences and the de Young Museum.

Check out the Presidio, which was a military base that has been turned into a national park.

Other areas to visit here would be the Castro neighborhood that houses several gay friendly venues and Chinatown that is one of the oldest communities in the city.

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