If you are planning to have a holiday in New Zealand and are looking to stay in a glamorous but green accommodation, then head to the South Island and stay at the Hapuku Lodges and Treehouses. The property is just two hours away from Christchurch and features sustainable living.
The treehouses and lodges are the creations of a family of designers and architects. The family aims to showcase the lovely environment of the region with their unique hotel.
The treehouses serving as the main accommodations hang about 30 feet from the ground, up on a Manuka grove. You do not have to be Indiana Jones to climb up to the luxurious eco-friendly rooms since there are ladders to use. Each treehouse has giant windows so guests can enjoy the great view of the mountains and the coastline. You also get to enjoy hand-crafted wood furniture done by the locals.
When you travel to Rome, one of the best experiences you can have is the gastronomical experience. After all, they do serve the tastiest dishes in the world, most of which have found its way to all parts of the world. From pasta to pizza to gelato, there’s really no excuse not to experience an authentic Roman meal when traveling to Rome. After all, food is one of the most famous lure of Roman.
There’s this saying “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. So when traveling to Rome, eat what Romans do. When traveling, it is world-wise to try the dishes that are famous among the locals. Remember, most dish portions in Rome are good for two to three people so order wisely and make room for dessert. Take note that most servers are slightly grumpy and, unless you’re a local or a celebrity, they won’t tell you anything unless you ask. Insist on good service and you will win the server’s respect.
Are you traveling with the whole family but feel alone because your 9-year old is locked onto his PSP while your teenage daughter seems to be texting the whole world while listening to her favorite indie band. When you look at to your husband, he is on the iPad trying to check on some work stuff?
Are they doing this
Instead of doing this
Family travel should be family bonding time. Although gadgets can make life easier for us, there are times when they just simply get in the way. You might not have a magic wand to make these gadgets disappear but you might find our tips below useful to make the family unplug and gadget-free during your family getaway:
The iconic HOLLYWOOD sign gets a facelift after more than thirty decades since its last refurbishment. The 43-ft tall signage high above the capital of the movie industry spent two months and a week of rehabilitation in preparation for its 90th anniversary.
Each of the letter was stripped, treated for protection against corrosion and rust, and coated with white paint. The team used around 255 gallons in total to do the paint job.
The sign was put up by the publisher of the Los Angeles Times in 1923. It originally said Hollywoodland that referred to a land development below.
Eurostar will extend its services starting may to help travelers get to more destinations in France. Starting May 4, the line going to Avignon from St. Pancras will expand its rich and help travelers go to even more holiday destinations
Eurostar listened to the feedback of travelers so next summer, the service will test trips to Aix-en-Provence, Lyon, and Avignon. These are the most popular destinations located south of France.
Aix-en-Provence is the gateway to the region of Provence and is known as the home of famous French , post impressionist artist, Paul Cezanne.
Lyon is dotted with restaurants that are world renowned and awarded with Michelin stars. Holidaymakers also flock to Lyon for its electronic music festival and the Fete des Lumieres. Its old quarter has also been recognized by the UNESCO as a heritage site.
If you are from the United States, you may not be as crazy with soccer as you are with baseball or American football. Real fans of the game across the world also do not call it soccer but football. In a place like Buenos Aires that is very rich in history and foot ball traditions it makes sense that this city will have a hotel inspired by the game its people love.
The Hotel Boca in Buenos Aires is a football-themed place perfect for fans and players. No, they did not convert a sport bar into a hote but its walls are really adorned with framed jerseys of the best players in the world.
The public areas and the restaurants of the hotel proudly banner the blue and yellow of the local team, the Boca Juniors. They also have memorabilia of the century-old club.
In Argentina, they have this proverb that tells us that hunger is one fine kitchen. And after you read this article, you may say it makes an excellent restaurant as well. Buenos Aires is magical. It mesmerizes many of its visitors by offering plentiful entertainment – their trick to strip off one’s determination to leave.
The outstanding and luscious cuisine of Argentina’s capital is one of the culprits in its trap. Below are several of the best restaurants in the magical city.
Astrid & Gastón
Astrid and Gaston’s expansion mirrors the Peruvian food’s widening around the globe. Its first branch opened way back in 1994 in the beautiful city of Lima. It has reached Ecauador, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Spain, and Mexico. Its elegant gold and ravishing red panels makes this colonial townhouse’s unit one romantic haven.
Human brains are wired to search for answers. Hence, complications definitely tickle the quirky and enthusiastic mind of a traveler – few of Earth’s most attractive and appealing areas to explore are the most complex areas to visit. In this article, we present places where even the most sharp-witted and streetwise explorer would even ask for guidance.
When the term “group travel” comes up to one’s mind, one might definitely think of tourist-filled buses stopping over in travel sites for several minutes just to follow a strict schedule. However, not all these activities are made equivalent. Significantly, there are several areas where not having a guide would leave you not just dumbfounded but would put your life in risk.