Posts Tagged“island destinations”

Ponta Delgada is located on Sao Miguel Island, the largest island in the Azores. It became the capital of the Azores island chains in the 16th century, and thus, you can expect a lot of historical buildings and structures scattered all over the place. Some of these structures, like the Portas de Cidade (a three arched monument in the square) are remains of an earlier structure – in this case, the entrance gates to the city. However, there are still some historical structures that managed to survive until today, as well as some interesting natural wonders that can be enjoyed.…

Tired of the cold weather? Why not travel to sunny Queensland, Australia? This tropical paradise located in the northern parts of Australia makes for a perfect getaway for those who want to escape the cold and chilly winter season. Queensland is a favourite travel destination for many tourists from all over the world. Its beaches, in particular, are frequented by visitors all year round. There are many beaches in Queensland, and most of them are pretty famous already that they need no introduction. Given that, they can be quite touristy and populous especially during peak season. However, there are some…

All too often we fall into the trap of The Stereotype. Take Tenerife, for example – a hugely popular holiday destination that’s typically seen as the place to go for sun, sand, beaches and golf. What’s often left out of this picture (somewhat sadly) is the island’s rich artistic heritage, especially in the realm of Surrealism – and so that’s exactly what I’m going to focus on today. Tenerife’s Surrealist credentials Tenerife’s has really strong ties with the Surrealist movement (which I’ll tell you more about in a moment) – they in fact date all the way to the 1930s.…

One of the great things about a cruise holiday is that it can be whatever you want it to be – a family holiday, a city break, a sightseeing tour – and take you wherever you want to go, from the capital cities of Europe to the far side of the world. It’s those far-off luxury cruise destinations we’re going to focus on here, with a rundown of the most chic countries, islands and cities you could be visiting on your next cruise holiday with MSC: The Caribbean One of the most popular luxury cruise locations in the world is the…

Batangas is a lovely province in the Philippines just south of the capital Manila. The province and capital city Batangas is known for its diving spot and a starting point to see many islands, regions, and beaches. The places around Batangas have much significant historical and cultural background. As a first class province, you won’t feel too far from home in terms of amenities. Batangas offers a wide array of utilities such as unexpectedly strong internet connections as well as great resort experiences. So although you’ll get the Asian island experience you are looking for, you won’t be left in…

One of the most beautiful attractions in Vietnam and the whole world would have to be the picturesque Halong Bay, is situated on the north eastern side of Hanoi. Because of its natural beauty and appeal it has been of the most famous and defining landmarks of Vietnam. The Bay has thousands of small islands which make it great for an island hopping activity. You can enjoy watching the lush islands set against the emerald waters of the bay while riding one of the small fishing boats which can be rented from the local folks. The bay of course is…

The beautiful island of Fuerteventura is located in the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Africa. This island is one of many Canary Islands, and it’s culture makes it one of the best places to holiday in all of Europe. From food and dance to historical sights and natural attractions, there’s no doubt that you’ll have an amazing time in Fuerteventura. If you’re travelling with your kids, there are plenty of water parks and daytime entertainment too, so there’s no need to worry about keeping them active! Let’s take a look at how to experience Fuerteventura like a local.…

Jakarta, Indonesia is one of the most famous tourist destinations for both eastern and western travellers. The lovely beaches, exotic culture and friendly people make for a wonderful vacation for gap year travellers, honeymooners and even expats seeking for that perfect spot in Southeast Asia. When in the place, be sure to pay the following places a visit, since they are well worth it as they bring you closer to understanding the culture and history of the place and enjoying the famous beaches therein. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah This place is where you can get to visit the whole of…

The Gili are three small islands are located in the north-western part of Lombok, Indonesian. They are mostly famous for their wonderful beaches, and rightfully so since they have coastlines which definitely should belong in any traveler’s bucket list. Here is a list of the top 6 things that visitors to the island paradise recommend doing. Swimming Nothing beats taking a dip in the waters of Lombok straits. The waters are warm, and yet they provide a great relief from sweltering Indonesian sun. You can rent masks and fins in the nearby swimming shops so you can swim better and…