An Overview of Italy for Travelers

Word Count: 512 Summary: Rome, the Winter Olympics, Wine, Ferrari, beautiful beaches – Italy has it all. If you are considering traveling to Italy, here are some things you should know. Keywords: italy, italian, rome, vatican, roman, gladiators, michelangelo, ferrari, caligula, roads, emperor, Article Body: Rome, the Winter Olympics, Wine, Ferrari, beautiful beaches – Italy has it all. If you are considering traveling to Italy, here are some things you should know. An Overview of Italy for Travelers From a European perspective, there is little doubt that Italy is the foundation of modern society in the West. This is conclusion is primarily due to two facts, the reign of the Romans and the Roman Catholic Church. In more modern times, …

How Much Did You Pay For Your Plane Ticket?

Word Count: 614 Summary: Airfare prices can very greatly day to day and week to week. Keywords: fare, airlines, fares, ticket, air, travel, airline, flight, agent, discount, air fares, travel agent Article Body: Because of the emphasis on price competition, consumers may choose from a wide variety of air fares. Some airlines are trying a “back to basics” approach-offering flights at bargain basement prices with few extras. For fare information, you can contact a travel agent, another ticket outlet or an airline serving the places you want to visit. Ask them to tell you the names of all airlines flying there. A travel agent can find virtually all airlines’ fares in his or her computer. Or, if you prefer you …

How Do You Get A Cheap Electric Scooter?

Word Count: 350 Summary: With money scarce and big oil taking all of your spare change, it’s no wonder that more people are getting alternative forms of transportation. One of the biggest trends appears to be electric scooters. With so many kinds to choose from, how do you select a cheap electric scooter? Suppliers of electric scooters are constantly making changes and have thus far been able to keep up with the increasing demands of their consumers. Normally, with so many improvements, you would … Keywords: transportation, electric scooter, cheap electric scooter Article Body: With money scarce and big oil taking all of your spare change, it’s no wonder that more people are getting alternative forms of transportation. One of …

Lima – The Forgotten Peru Holiday Destination

Word Count: 652 Summary: Ideas for how to best spend time in Lima during your Peru holidays. Where to go, what to see, and why you shouldn’t ignore the attractions of Peru’s capital city. Keywords: peru holidays, peru holiday, holiday in peru Article Body: When planning a holiday in Peru, many people stress that they are keen to “get out of Lima as quickly as possible” but while historically Lima has had a bad press, and while it may not be the most beautiful or the most easy city in Peru, you certainly aren’t short of things to see and do and the place has a real buzz about it. Indeed, for many people, Lima ends up being a real …

Latvia: An Undiscovered Paradise

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall many parts of Eastern Europe have become widely accessible to tourists for the first time. Cities such as Prague and Budapest had been a mystery for so long but now take centre stage on the European tourism map. Riga, the capital city of Latvia, seems sure to follow suit. No longer part of the Soviet Union, Latvia has opened its borders and embraced incomers. This has had a dramatic effect on many parts of the country, but perhaps most noticeably on its capital city. Riga retains much of its old charm, yet has become much more “tourist friendly”. Many visitors have arrived here as tourists but then decided to say – the expat …

Lapland “Polar Dreams” in Finalnd

This is a friendly cosmopolitan capital for all tastes. Everyone speaks English, it’s safe and I’m told, the cleanest city in Europe. It is virtually graffiti free as I stroll the elegant Esplanade. This is the boulevard of trendy shops and cafes. The sidewalks are heated. So much culture here with 7 symphonic orchestras, opera house and a library on each corner. Fins are big on design and big names have left their distinctive mark around the world with cutting edge style. I am grateful to be here by invitation from the Finnish Tourist Board for a site inspection and travel conference. After hotel check in, I am given a private city tour by Irene, a local guide with sincere …

14 Tips for a Stress Free Flight

Traveling can be a stressful event and airplane travel is tops on the list of the stressors that we experience on what is supposed to be an exciting and fun event. A few simple steps can remove most of the stress of air travel. Things to do before travel day: 1) Pack your bags. Make sure all your packing is done at least the night before and that you have all your bags in one central location for easy and complete loading into your car or taxi. 2) Have all your travel paperwork organized and in one central location. 3) Make a checklist of all the things you want to check to secure your home before you leave and walk …

A Quick Guide To Seville

Seville is one of the jewels of Spain, with architecture, museums, food and shopping that make it a must-see holiday destination. Where is it? Seville is in the Spanish region of Andalucia, which also includes the coastal resorts of Costa del Sol and Costa Almeria. Seville itself is set inland, although the coastal areas are within easy reach. It has its own airport, which is a 45 minute drive from the city. Where can I stay? You don’t get a true feeling for Seville by staying in a large chain hotel. You need to choose a small, friendly but stylish boutique hotel that reflects the nature of the city and its people. Try a boutique hotel like Casa No 7, …