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December 30, 2014 10:51 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

A backpacking vacation can be the adventure of a lifetime, and if Europe is your destination of choice, then a visit to France is a must-do.   France is a country with a rich history and culture, and visitors from all over the world are drawn to its wonderful cities and pristine countryside. If you are traveling on a budget, a great way to experience France is to go backpacking. A backpacking vacation has the added advantage of letting you immerse yourself in the country, its people, and its language. For backpackers visiting France, the ideal starting point is the capital, Paris. This wonderful city […]

December 23, 2014 10:33 am    |    by Jonny Blair

  Summer warmth and activities may seem topics for a distant future as you enjoy the holiday season and brave the bluster of winter. However, this is the best time of year for you to begin taking steps to get a beach-ready summer body. The indulgence of the Christmas season and the eagerness to resolve to do better in the New Year may be just the incentive needed to get you started and, with six months to go until the summer season commences, there is plenty of time to lose weight and get in shape in a healthy and more long-lasting way. Setting realistic goals […]

December 15, 2014 4:12 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

If you are planning a holiday soon, you may be thinking about exploring a new city to take in the hustle and bustle. A city full of great museums and restaurants, as well as providing you a unique insight into a new culture is a fantastic idea for a holiday. Finding a city that caters well for tourists, as well as offering everything you could possibly want on holiday can be challenging. One of the best places to find great culture and great conveniences for tourists is Barcelona.   There are five million people in Barcelona living and working together, and yet it is one […]

December 4, 2014 12:15 am    |    by Jonny Blair

Sometimes you long to get away from the city and have a relaxing weekend out in the country, but where can you go that’s a relatively short drive away? If you’re anywhere near Broken Bow Lake in Oklahoma, you might consider making reservations at a place such as Beavers Bend Cabins or Bear Mountain Lodging. There, you can relax in the serenity of the woods, enjoying spectacular views as well as peace and quiet away from traffic and crowds. Of course, you don’t want to sit around your cabin all day. You’d like to experience some outdoor fun as well. In the Broken Bow Lake […]

December 3, 2014 5:17 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Fondly known as the Edinburgh of the South, Dunedin holds a rather old and proud Scottish heritage. This university town is the second largest in the South Island of New Zealand and is known for its historic buildings scattered all across the city. Larnach Castle No trip to Dunedin is complete without a trip to this castle. Sitting high above the harbour, the construction of this beautiful structure was commissioned by William Larnach. During its time, it was the only castle in all of New Zealand. This property is best known for its 14 hectare garden. In addition to this, people love visiting this building […]