Dublin

Who coined the name Dublin in reference to the capital of Ireland? There numerous explanations that have been offered but none has been able to reveal the person that chose to call this city Dublin, as it is known today. Some people claim that the name Dublin was a derivative from two Irish words Dubh … Continue reading “Dublin”

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Stockholm

Stockholm – winter style Stockholm is Sweden’s largest and capital city. It is also considered to be one of Sweden’s most important cultural, economic, media and political centers and its strategic location makes it open to visitors from all over the world. In case you are looking for a city where you can spend all … Continue reading “Stockholm”

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Virgin America

Virgin America review Virgin America is one of the many companies that are underneath Richard Branson’s Virgin Brand. It is not the same airline as Virgin Atlantic, although you can expect the same level of service as this. The law states that no more than 25% of an American Airline can be held by a … Continue reading “Virgin America”

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Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines North and South America Spirit Airlines are one of the cheapest airlines within the United States of America. The company currently bases its operations in Dallas, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas and Chicago, which means it services some of the most popular destinations in the United States at a very low cost. Spirit … Continue reading “Spirit Airlines”

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Glitz and glamour of Cannes

Cannes, a city located in France is perhaps most well known as the venue for the popular Cannes Film Festival. What once started as a small fishing village has quickly expanded to become one of the most important destinations for movie buffs in the world. During the month of May the city becomes a hub … Continue reading “Glitz and glamour of Cannes”

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Tourism in Minsk

Minsk For the traveller on a budget Containing admirable squares, enchanting gardens, spacious promenades and Soviet-era architecture, the capital of Belarus is one of the more traditional members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In fact, those who experienced the former Soviet Union often say its norms strikingly bare resemblance to the USSR. When … Continue reading “Tourism in Minsk”

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Dubrovnik Croatia

Things to do in Dubrovnik Croatia Walk Dubrovnik’s fortified walls. Daytrip to Lokrum Island. Find the amazing bar Buža. Visit the Cathedral of the Assumption. Take the cablecar to Srđ. Visit a medieval pharmacy. Watch the mayhem of the Midday pigeon feeding. Visit St Blaise’s Church. Try to be there during Carnival. Drink the refreshing … Continue reading “Dubrovnik Croatia”

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Bucharest Romania

Travelling to Bucharest, Romania A popular legend in Romania has it that in olden days, a shepherd named Bucur (whose name translates to “Joy”) lived on the banks of the Dambovita River. He loved to play the flute for people and all loved the wine he produced. The surrounding area was supposedly named Bucharest in … Continue reading “Bucharest Romania”

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Travelling to Valletta, Malta

Remarkably rich with history and rugged physical beauty, the small island of Malta is truly considered one of the Mediterranean’s gems. With a past dating back to the Neolithic age and a location at the crossroads of the world, Malta, despite its size – has factored importantly into the tale of the ages, both in … Continue reading “Travelling to Valletta, Malta”

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Map of Europe

We have finally done it. We have upgraded our oldest map post to a new and better version. Google will probably hate it like it hates the rest of this site but we won’t let that stop us. We aren’t really sure if this is a political map or not but it follows a similar … Continue reading “Map of Europe”

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