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Unusual things to do in Ottawa

The Cold War Museum Also known as a Diefenbunker, this bunker is the largest of several built across Canada in case of a nuclear attack, to serve as emergency government headquarters. Visitors can tour the war cabinet room, CBC radio studio, a vault for the Bank of Canada and the prime minister's secret suite. On the third Tuesday of the month Cold War inspired films are screened. An art gallery [Continue Reading]

European Holidays - The Grand Tour

For centuries, the Grand European Tour was an opportunity for young Americans and western Europeans to head out and explore everything the continent had to offer. The Tour was originally an educational exercise, in which Europe's young elite would spend up to four years travelling - seeing sights, learning languages and experiencing different cultures. The tradition began in the sixteenth [Continue Reading]

’One of a Kind’ Luxury Hotel in London

London is a world city, full of colour and contrasts. Packed full of some of the world’s most recognisable clichés – black cabs, red post boxes and double-decker buses – there are sights here that everyone wants to see at least once in their lives. From Buckingham Palace to the glittering golden spires of the Houses of Parliament and the dark corridors of the ghost-filled [Continue Reading]

Shanghai's Vegetarian Street Snacks

Yes, they do exist! But if like me you love street food sans meat, you do need to know what to ask for. For short-term visitors to Shanghai, it is understandable that this may pose a problem. Here are some helpful options for you to grab on the run while sightseeing around this fabulous metropolis. All snacks can be found at corner street stalls and will set you back just a few RMB’s each. [Continue Reading]

A Guide to the Best Restaurants for Skiers in Meribel, France

Dining on the slopes of Meribel? The French Alps ski resort of Meribel is the place to be in Europe for tourists on a skiing holiday, but no holiday could possibly complete without good dining on the slopes. Though you may find many restaurants and places to grab a bite both in Meribel as well as the places around it, the following options have been researched and selected for your utmost [Continue Reading]

Four Things You Can't Afford To Ignore When You Are Thinking Of Renting A Car In A Foreign Country

When you decide to tour another country, one of the things that you may need to do is rent a car there. The process of renting a car in your own country is very easy, you only need to make sure that you find a rental company you can trust and then pay them for the service. When you are trying to rent a car in a foreign country, however, you need to do much more than this. There are many things [Continue Reading]

Where to Go in The Philippines

The Philippines has become a popular getaway for travelers looking for a great Asian destination. This archipelago---made up of 7,107 island---is home to amazing beaches and scenery that are perfect for people who want to relax and relieve themselves of the stress brought by a stressful work week. This short article aims to provide useful information to travelers who are planning a holiday here. [Continue Reading]

Top Five Necessities Forgotten About when Planning Vacation

Depending on the type of trip you have planned, and whether you will drive your own car, take advantage of car rentals, ride a train, plane, bus, or boat, you could forget any number of useful items.  Consider the following suggestions for must-haves you might have overlooked: Bring power supplies: Most of us these days seem to be carrying more electrically powered gadgets than we once did; [Continue Reading]

Six Worst Roads To Drive In The World

While driving down our highways, we often see asphalt paving companies at work, and we are quietly appreciative of their contribution to our well-being, knowing every precaution has been addressed in making our trip comfortable, But not all highways are created equal, nor are very many roads asphalt covered. With 1.3 million deaths world-wide from traffic accidents, some roads are just not safe. [Continue Reading]

Travel Secrets: Destinations That Are Better and Cheaper in the Off Season

Every travel destination has a high season when their tourism is at its peak and a low season when tourism slows down. The off season is generally thought to be the “wrong” time to visit that country, which is why tourists avoid it. Also, the high season is usually busier because it often coincides with school holidays or with the hottest weather of the year in that particular [Continue Reading]