When you feel the days are getting shorter and the temperatures make you bring out the winter wardrobe, that means the ski season in Europe and some parts of the world has begun. You have a ton of options depending on your budget and taste. If you love the breeze as you slide down the slope , you will love the best ski lodges in Europe that we have lined up for you:
The Mooser Hotel in St Anton, Austria
While in The Mooser Hotel, there are two ways to have fun: to party or to pamper. What is even more awesome is that, it is your choice which one.
Located in a historic farmhouse, which is 300 years old, it is famous for the MooserWirt, its adjacent après-ski bar.
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Travel destinations and great food come together like how we need air to breathe. When you go to different places, there will be a culinary experience that will make a mark in your soul and make that holiday memorable. Here are some of the best food destinations across the globe:
If you will be crossing states and towns in India, expect a burst of different flavors to be served on the dining table. The main staple when your in the north is roti and rice when you are in the south. They usually come with chutney, vegetables, and dhal. The meal may come with some meat or fish. Your taste buds will love the range of exotic spices that come with every dish in India.
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Let’s go around the globe and check out the most jaw dropping and mind boggling optical illusions. We might not be able to see them all but if ever you will be in one of these places, make sure to see them.
Polar Lights in Alta, Norway
The polar lights are the lava lamps on steroids of nature. You can either call them aurora borealis or aurora australis depending on where you are. This colorful display is caused by solar particles colliding with the gases in the atmosphere causing the emission of the colorful lights in red, green, white, blue, or purple.
The town of Alta in Norway is a great place to go to if you want to see the magnificent polar lights.
Fata Morgana in Antartica
Flowers tickle not only the imagination, the heart, but touches one soul. A bouquet is nice but fields of flowers are just overwhelming. These flower farms are not travel destinations on their own but the colors of tulips, lavender, roses, daisies and other flowers will just make anyone take the turn. Here are some of the best places to see the loveliest flowers in the world:
Going to the Netherlands during spring time makes it a capital sin not to see the tulips and daffodils. After all, after the good life in Amsterdam, they are most famous for their flowers. They grow it and export it all over the globe. The fields of flowers in the Netherlands resemble the colors of the rainbow. If you are going between April thru September, you might just be in time for the fabulous flower parades. Visit Alkmaar in the northern portion of Holland where aside from the flowers you will learn a lot about the history and try their best samples of cheese. . Another great flower destination will be Keukenhoff known to be the biggest garden of flowers.
A nationwide strike for industrial action against reforms in pension started sometime Monday night and has started to cause disruptions and delays all over France.
Officials already expect that traveling from the United Kingdom to France via air will be interrupted, otherwise, it would most likely be delayed or simply cancelled because of the national strike.
British Airways, which is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline, has made an announcement that several flights to various destinations will be disrupted. British Airways have gone to great heights to instruct their passengers to verify their flights’ status first before even driving to the airport to avoid further inconvenience.
According to Air France, all of their long-haul flights will be functional. However, about 90% of their short-haul scheduled trips from the Charles de Gaulle airport and around 50% of those from Orly will push through.
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Drinking a glass of wine in a simple room is not the same experience as sipping exact one under a canopy of stars. What defines the taste of any wine is the when and where you are sipping it.
This concept may anger the more logical minded members of the wine industry but several companies are already investing in wine tasting rooms. These tasting rooms offer a relaxed vibe and elegant window views of beautiful locales and are increasingly becoming part of big brewers’ calling cards.
The practice of making these structures to lure in possible customers have been started by newer wine industries belonging to Chile and Argentina and several states like Michigan in the United States for the American continent. In Europe, New Zealand and Austria have these rooms to lure in buyers. These architecturally elegant and scenery centered rooms invites the tasters to focus on their senses and the taste the wines provide.
In a very popular tourist region just southeast of France, a total of eleven people were killed because of a flash flood. Several are still missing, and are feared to be dead as well. This catastrophic event happened when it rained very hard at the mountains just above Cote D’Azur this Tuesday. Because of the heavy rainfall, the rivers of the Var region rose by eight feet, even forcing a lot of homeowners to seek safety on their rooftops.
Those who were on the road when the flash flood happened were trapped inside their vehicles which floated like toys in the raging flash flood. The damage was unimaginable. The flashflood affected quite a number of villages and towns, including Draguignan, a popular tourist attraction in France. People who lived in Muy, Luc, Arcs, and Roquebrune-sur-Argens also suffered from the flash flood.
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For most travelers, it’s not really about the destination. It’s about the journey. This is never truer for anyone else than for those who love to drive. Some people find that driving actually relaxes them. If you’re planning to fly out of the U.S. and rent a car to explore the landscape, these are the best driving routes to take.
Baja California Sur, Mexico
While this driving route is not ideal for those who are only used to casual driving, people who love challenges will find this interesting. Filled with narrow, two-lane highways, adventurous drivers will be kept on the edge of their seats while traversing this path. The best road to take is Highway 1. However, word has it that it has plenty of potholes. You’ll need a pretty sturdy vehicle for this drive.