A Bird Eye View of Paris

When you want to view Paris from the top, four vantage points offer an easy access. Paris expert Phil Chavanne has located them for you. Take my word for it: there is more in Paris than meets the eye. Just look up, and you’ll discover statues, historical plaques, and interesting architectural details which [...]

Featured University: The University of Oxford

What do Edmund Halley, Adam Smith, Cecil Rhodes, T S Eliot, C S Lewis, Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Stephen Hawking, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Bill Clinton and Tony Blair have in common? They all attended the University of Oxford at some point in the past few centuries.

The University of Oxford is located in a [...]

Travel Destination: Munich Germany

Even though Munich is only the third largest city in Germany it still has a lot to offer residents and tourists alike.

Over 1.3 million people live in Munich, and thousands of tourists travel through the city on a yearly basis. All of these people go a long way in making [...]

Visiting London on a Shoestring Budget

London, the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, with its rich history, aesthetic architecture and dynamic, multicultural present is a poet’s refuge, a shopper’s paradise and a lover’s dream. Albeit, one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in, it has something to fulfill everyone’s taste and [...]

Top Holiday Travel Destinations

Despite the high cost of fuel and other travel expenses, an estimated 63.5 million Americans are planning to travel at least 50 miles or more from home this Christmas and New Year. Hotel rates are up nearly 15% at some popular destinations, yet bookings are full or nearly full.

So where [...]

Germany: Land of Contrasts

Located in Central Europe and bordered by Austria, Denmark, Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands and France, Germany is considered the heart of Europe and a land of contrasts. From green forests to cosmopolitan cities, from wine villages to medieval castles, from relaxing natural spas to world-wide rock festivals, Germany is [...]

France: Paris and beyond

France is well known for its wine, cuisine, language and culture. In fact, many books and movies have been written to give us all a glimpse of Paris, known around the world as the city of lights. But France goes beyond Paris and its metropolitan way of life – France is nature [...]

Five Affordable World Travel Destinations

by C.J. Gustafson

Locations That Offer More But Cost Less

So you want to travel the world but you have a tight budget? Are you tired of reading about everyone else’s exotic adventures and ready to have some of your own? Have you always wanted to take an international vacation but [...]

Belgium: Sweets, Fun and Relaxation

Antwerpen at Night

Belgium chocolates and Belgium waffles have made this small European country famous around the world. But Belgium offers more than just sweets and breakfast items. In fact, Belgium is known for hosting more street and music festivals than any other country in Europe. After all, this is where the [...]

Eating on a Budget in France, Belgium, Holland and Denmark

Prices vary tremendously throughout Europe, but rest assured, you’ll always find somewhere to eat that’s within your budget.

France is known for its good food and its high prices, but that’s mostly true if you are choosing from the Michelin guide by the number of stars the establishment has. Away from the [...]