No, that is not a spelling error, the Loire is not the only river in Central France; in its vicinity are the Cher and the Loir. When we talk about the Loire Valley, they are included them in the region, although each river has its own history and attractions. Lavardin
Brunei is a tiny coastal nation-state, located at the north-western tip of the island of Borneoin the Indonesian archipelago. It is a must visit country for explorers, adventurers and travelers alike. The stretching coastline faces the South China Sea, and Brunei is surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak along
When there was a global competition in 2011 to nominate the “Seven Wonders of Nature”, Iguazú Falls rightfully ended up as one of the seven wonders. The Falls and their natural surrounds are also a World Heritage Site, and should be on everyone’s bucket list. Forming an impressive boundary between
If you were to travel by road from Cape Town to Windhoek in Namibia, part of your journey would take you through Namaqualand, the land of the Nama people. The harsh landscape is peppered with sparse vegetation among granite hills and mountains, called “klipkoppe” (rocky hills) in Afrikaans, with the
When someone mentions the Greek Islands, a screensaver of whitewashed houses, cobbled streets and blue seas automatically pops up in your mind, even if you have never visited Greece. While a leisurely holiday lazing on beautiful beaches and indulging in delicious Greek dishes at small restaurants and cafes is a
National Parks in Wyoming There are three national parks in Wyoming: Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Bighorn Canyon Recreation Area. Let’s talk about all three! Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park, the very first national park ever created (in 1872), is in the shape of a rough square, with practically all
With over 7,000 islands that make up the Philippines, it should be no surprise that the South East Asian archipelago is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. But where does one begin their tropical beach vacation when there are so many options to choose from?
You may know it because of their famous soccer team, but the Catalonian capital of Barcelona boasts much more than just a national sporting brand. Barcelona is a beautiful European city that’s filled with great food, a rich history, some of the most beautiful architecture in the world, scenic beaches,
London is hands down one of the most popular cities in the world and when you look at the depth of history, culture and diversity, it’s no surprise why it is also one of the more popular tourist destinations in Europe. Like many other world cities, London has its fair
Vietnam’s capital is home to some of the most captivating aspects of Vietnamese culture. While Hanoi remains the key economic center of the country, it still manages to cling on to traditional Vietnamese values as well as showcasing some of the most interesting parts of its rich history. While it
So many people visit Africa to encounter the continent’s magnificent wildlife. Top of the list are the “Big Five“, Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Black Rhino. There is also a newer list for land mammals, the “Big Seven“, which adds the cheetah and African Wild Dog. Make no mistake, these
The “romance of the Wild West” – specifically the “Wild West” of the United States of America – has long intrigued city-dwellers around the world who have never seen a horse up-close, let alone ridden on one. They’ve seen movies featuring the laconic cowboy, the Native Americans who can be