Ipswich is a regional city in Queensland, Australia. The city is not as well known as Brisbane; however, it offers people a chance to travel to a diverse, place with a warm community atmosphere. There are plenty of things for people to do depending on their interests and willingness to explore the area. Tourists can …More
If you love traveling then you should plan a trip to Ireland. It is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations. It has historic towns, dramatic landscapes, and fishing villages. Well, I come from Athlone, Ireland; a town located along the River Shannon. It is endowed with beautiful views and historic castles. If you want …More
Toowoomba is one of many regional cities in Queensland, Australia. The city is part of the Darling Downs which makes it the perfect place for people to experience country life during their sojourn. The city is known for its majestic gardens, historical attractions and a warm, welcoming atmosphere for everyone to appreciate. The University of …More
Queensland, Australia is known for its warm weather, sandy beaches and a relaxed atmosphere. The Gold Coast is no exception as people can experience everything the city has to offer them at their own pace. There are all sorts of interesting things for people to do and see as they travel from one glorious place …More
Darjeeling, also known as the “ Queen of Hills”, is a quaint hill station in the Himalayan foothills of the state of West Bengal, India. Spread over vibrant green hills amidst acres of emerald green tea plantations, it gives one of the most breathtaking views of the majestic Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain of the …More
The city of St. Joseph, Minnesota is located about 90 minutes north of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The town was incorporated in 1890, and is home to over 7,000 people. Its largest industry is the College of Saint Benedict.
There’s plenty of fun things to see and do in and around St. Joseph (or St. …More
It is located in the middle of the London town in this beautiful mini-town Camden. Being a resident in this area has exposed me to all the cultures lying in the cities, the good country people, meals, festivities, and necessary quick connections in town, whether administrative or entertainment related.
The town offers vast options to …More
If you’re looking for the next place on your adventure list, then travel south to San Antonio, Texas! It is a city of art, culture, and incredible food! This city hosts all sorts of spectacular things to see and experience! It will be an adventure you won’t soon forget. So, let’s jump into what there …More
It may come as a surprise to most people what it is actually like to live in Madrid. Most people not from here think it’s just like the rest of Spain; completely relaxed, leisurely, and everybody has siestas at lunch. However, that is not the case and at peak times it can be as busy …More
Berlin is one of the most historic and cultural cities in Europe. Everyone has heard of the Berlin Wall and Adolf Hitler’s acts in the city from the past 100+ years but now the city is known as one of the most welcoming and exciting cities that travelers return to visit every opportunity they get. …More
Travelling is one of the best ways you can explore the world. One of the greatest places that you can visit in Australia is Goolwa. It is one of the most amazing towns in Australia. It is situated in the southern part of the country. It is a town that is found at the mouth …More
Castellon de la Plana is the capital of the Castellon province, located in eastern Spain, near the Mediterranean Sea. This little province is well known by its huge orange plantations, clear blue skies and beautiful villages that have stood the test of time. From now on, I will refer to the city with the word …More
California’s 2nd largest city is also the United States’ 8th largest. With 18 beautiful towns, plus incredible neighborhoods, it is renowned as America’s finest. You can never miss out on exploring some of your best activities around San Diego. It has pleasant weather with warm and cool days almost the entire year. The city is …More
From all cities around Spain, Cadiz is just the icing on the cake! Being the oldest city in Europe, history is everywhere, as well as the sea, no matter where you look. I couldn’t be more delighted when I discovered this place. Friendly people, amazing food, beautiful places along the coast and the most important thing, …More
From all cities around Australia, Sydney is quite a gem! The city itself is modern and contemporary, full-on with technology, beautiful skyscrapers and a brand new light rail that goes all around it. Besides, we have the famous Sydney Harbour with the unique Sydney Opera House and the gigantic Harbour Bridge, I’m sure you know …More
The Colombian capital, Bogota, is a city with a lot to offer. While you take a walk through its streets, you will notice how the past and the modern are combined.
The whole country knows Bogota as “La Nevera” (The freezer) because of the weather: it is cold and cloudy throughout the year.
If you happen to …More
This neighborhood is located as part of the Greater Downtown Miami, Florida area. This part of the city is rich in history and Brickell is one of the biggest financial districts in Florida.
When visiting Brickell one of the best places to go to is the Brickell Key. This is a small manmade island that …More
Located near the United Arab Emirates, Qatar is one of the best countries to live life in with a lot of opportunities. I had lived in Qatar for the last ten years, and I love every single bit of it where my family and I can have a great time, great friends, and enjoy the …More
Nafplio is admittedly one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. It is about an hour and a half drive from Athens, has tourist traffic all year round and many choices in accommodation, food, entertainment.
To get to know Nafplio, you need to leave the car. At the port, there is an ample outdoor municipal parking …More
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the largest city in the state. Founded in 1829, the city survived Western Australia’s 19th-century gold rush and continues to thrive today.
From visiting the beaches of the Sunset Coast to walking Swan River to exploring Fremantle Harbour and Swan Rivers, Perth has a lot to offer! Whether …More
Vacation time is here and you’re looking for a beautiful beach town to visit. Where should you go? You should definitely consider Avila Beach, California. Located in San Luis Obispo County this small beach town is packed with tons of fun things to see and do. Avila Beach is a great get away for you …More
Locally known to nicknames such as the Queen City of the South or the Gateway to A Thousand Journeys, the City of Cebu is the oldest city in the Philippines which made it have a very rich history and cultural significance. The city also serves as the access point to hundreds of tourist destinations just …More
When you think of Hollywood, you will most likely conjure images of celebrity stars and a larger-than-life sign. Yet, when I think of Hollywood my mind pictures emerald beaches whose sky is lit with shooting stars on warm nights. My Hollywood belongs to Florida, USA which is the northern, sister city to its more popular …More
Belgrade is the capital city of Serbia, a city with a very turbulent history, one of the oldest in Europe. The first settlements on the territory of Belgrade date back to 4,800 BC.
Emerging at the confluence of the Sava and the Danube, Belgrade has an extraordinary geographical position.
The rivers have divided the city into three …More
There’s a lot of stuff going on in Manchester that is impossible to melt down in to one thing. Manchester is built on football, education, and honest northerners who have proved to have each other’s back on so many occasions. If you visit Manchester, the first thing you will notice is how welcoming the place …More
Just go 40 kilometers out of Rome to get out of the chaos of the capital and you find yourself suddenly immersed in the countryside between nature and character laden villages.
There are many beautiful places. Bracciano is a pretty town halfway between Rome and Viterbo. It is surrounded by history and nature, famous for its …More
Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela. During the last century it was considered a city of the future. This is due to its architectural variety and those who visited it said it was an American version of Paris. But in 2020, what is Caracas?
This city has remained trapped in its history. Caracas offers visitors …More
Brisbane is a thriving city in the heart of Queensland Australia. The city provides people with the chance to relax after work or a busy day of sight seeing. While the city is not as popular as Sydney or Melbourne, its cycling tracks, green space and unique attractions make it a great place to visit.
Canberra is, arguably, one of the most overlooked cities in the world. If you ask someone to name the capital of Australia, more likely than not, they’ll be inclined to answer Sydney, or maybe Melbourne. Whilst they would not be entirely wrong, (it was, after all, created as a capital city between the two), the …More
Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, resembles a teenager in its spirit: cheerful and pleasant to hang out with, but a little confused about its identity. It has difficulties in accepting and celebrating its past.
As the city has been destroyed to the ground several times over the centuries, the historical sights of Podgorica can hardly …More
This article is from the Travelodium archive and was first published in 2010
I had been staying at a place called ‘Mexico City Hostel’ on the street Republica de Brazil just north-west of the Zocalo (main square in downtown Mexico). The Hostel offered a few different combinations in the way of sleeping arrangements.
The cheapest of …More
This article is from the Travelodium archive and was first published in 2010.
As the mist dispersed and the snaking, seemingly endless form of the wall appeared I could almost see the Mongol hordes charging over the hills. And it wasn’t just the eerie weather that was making for such an atmospheric Great Wall experience – …More
This article is from the Travelodium archive and was first published in 2010
On my first day in Okinawa, my friend and I had signed up for a bus tour of the Northern part of the Okinawa mainland The tour stopped at Ryukyu Mura, Cape Manzamo, Okashi Goten (a sweets shop), Ocean Expo Park, and Pineapple …More