The best national parks in the United Kingdom

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The family of National Parks has a lot to offer if you are going for a holiday in the UK. The adventure may range from traversing mountains, woods, moorlands, meadows and wetlands. We have listed some of them here for you to explore and enjoy. Each one has a group that helps take care of the area and the creatures living in them plus of course guide travelers like us who want to explore the beauties of mother nature.

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Croatia will have the first revolving hotel in the world

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A team of British architects was hired to build the first ever revolving hotel in the world. The revolving luxury hotel will be in Croatia and it boasts of giving different views to their clientele every morning and every evening.
The architects of Studio RHE based in London will spearhead the £70 million project. It is expected to be completed by of 2012 according to a press release.

The idea of the revolving hotel solves the dream of the owners to give their guests a different view of the sea and the island of Solta in Croatia. The engineering of the structure will derive its DNA from the shipyards of Split.
The rotating portion of the hotel will be a 200 feet high 3-storey section which houses about 50 of their suites. The rooms will rotate 1.3 times everyday from their turntable middle concealed by a manmade lake.

5 Tips on how you can have a great time during a wine and food festival

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Experts foresee a boom in culinary tourism with the recovery of the economy and all. Should we expect then more TV shows with kitchens and chefs on their titles? Maybe. These trends tell us that thousands of people might actually attend the upcoming food festivals and wine festivals. If you are planning to go to one any time soon, you need to read on and find out how you can really enjoy these culinary festivals:



Read and research

When you go to a big wine festival or a big food event, you can expect a lot of participating wineries and food brands. It can mean stall after stall and hallway after hallway. It is impossible to find the best stuff if you do not do your research in advance. Make use of the internet and find the best bottles and best items.

14 of the Most Romantic Places you can go to this Valentine’s


Valentine’s is just around the corner. Couples around the world most probably have made their plans, and for those who love to travel we want to give you a dose of the most romantic places for 2010:

Barefoot Romantics at Islamorada in Florida

Setting up the mood for a romantic date takes no effort in this former coconut plantation in Florida Keys. Rent one of the 18 private cottages connected to white sand beach by wooden paths. The lush green makes the beach an isolated get away. The Moorings Village and Spa have hosted high end photo shoots. You can set up a snorkeling trip and enjoy great sea foods after.

Teasing the Palates in Paris, France

10 Best quick getaways this Spring


Warmer weather, blooming flowers, and all other reasons for a quick weekend getaway come to us this spring. If you are in the mood for some sand, sun, water, or some dose of hiking on the slopes, then check out our list of some quick spring escapes that you can try.

Sailing in Antigua or in Barbuda

Deciding to head to Antigua or the smaller nearby island of Barbuda means you also have the inkling to go on sailing. April is actually a great time to be in Antigua as the Classic Yacht Regatta also kicks off by mid-month and the Antigua Sailing Week on the last week of the month. These are among the biggest events in the Caribbean and in the world of regattas.

The Best Authentic Mexican Food in Santa Barbara


Have you been searching for a great authentic Mexican meal in Santa Barbara that won’t break the bank? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants in the city. We’ve focused our rankings on taste, décor, service and overall experience

  • La Superica – 600 N. Milpas St. Even though La Superica is pretty much nothing more than a taco stand with some plastic tables out front, it has become renowned all across the west coast for having the some of the best tacos you can buy. Sometimes this small gem can be hard to spot from the street since the dilapidated sign is pretty tough to read. However if you’re in the area just look for a really long line of hungry people, that will be La Superica.   

Most Challenging Art Holidays

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Art holidays can be both relaxing and inspiring, and there are hundreds of different types of these holidays available all around the world, from gentle watercolor classes for beginners in the Southern England, to fascinating and challenging traditional textiles workshops in China or Japan. There are so many different classes and mediums to choose you are sure to find something to suit your style and level of abilities, and if you want to take along a partner who has other interests, then most art schools also provide other activities for no-participants.

Many art schools are in warmer climates, based in beautiful areas in places like the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Asia and, and take advantage of the excellent weather and exotic scenery to paint, sculpt and take part in all kinds of artistic activities outdoors. To get the best out of these trips it is a good idea to go when the weather is warm, but not too hot or humid (which could make painting outside impossible during the middle of the day), so aim for mid spring or early autumn, when the sun is warm without being oppressive.

Tropical Sky Announces Cheapest All Inclusive Christmas holidays!


26 August 2009Long-haul tour operator, Tropical Sky, has announced a selection of unbeatable Caribbean Christmas offers, enabling credit-crunched clients to enjoy exceptional festive packages to St Lucia and Barbados from just £999 per person.

By arranging special charter flights with Monarch and matching it with greatly reduced hotel rates, ABTA and ATOL-bonded Tropical Sky is promising the best Christmas holidays deals to the Caribbean this winter, with total savings for two people travelling exceeding £2,256.

Steve Garley, Tropical Sky’s commercial director says, “We have seen a huge demand in people seeking holiday bargains.  Christmas is renowned for being an expensive time to travel, so those wishing to escape for the festivities will need to book quickly as these offers won’t last long!  In essence, for the price of a scheduled flight you can get a holiday.