How to do Florence in 48 hours

Word Count: 1696 Summary: You have just arrived in the Renaissance capital of the art world with a couple of days to spare, so where do you go and what highlights can you see in such a short time? This is the guide for you to get the maximum out of a short stay in Florence. Keywords: Italy, Florence, travel, tourism, guide, city guide, backpacking, duomo, ponte vecchio Article Body: You have just arrived in the Renaissance capital of the art world with a couple of days to spare, so where do you go and what highlights can you see in such a short time? This is the guide for you to get the maximum out of a short stay …

Lagos, Portugal – Casa Rosa and Joe’s Garage

If you’re a budget traveler or backpacking Europe, Lagos is a cheap slice of paradise. Casa Rosa is the place for general sustenance, while Joe’s Garage is a place to let go. Casa Rosa Casa Rosa claims to be the haven for backpackers in Lagos. The more you travel, the more you know such claims are rarely true. With Casa Rosa, however, I can confirm the claim is true. This hole in the wall served heaping mounds of the food of the day for really cheap prices. It was packed with backpackers, which made it a good place to meet people and exchange war stories. I haven’t been to Portugal for four years, so I have to attach a caveat …

Jerusalem in just 3 days

How to Get Around: The best way to see the Old City of Jerusalem is by walking the narrow, ancient alleyways that twist and turns like a maze. Parts of the Old City like the Shouk (market) where the hustle and bustle crushes around you amid the presence of the past is pedestrianised. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher The Via Dolorosa ends here, at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Like most of the Old City, it is located within a small courtyard in front and the neighboring buildings built of Jerusalem stone. The dome of the church next to the spire of a minaret, the call to prayer echoing through the ancient alley ways. Inside the church, the …

Alaska on My Mind

Word Count: 1147 Summary: Author Becky Coffield spent six years and twenty-five thousand miles aboard her Cal 2-34, Cabaret. From Alaska to Polynesian ports of call, the author finds the appeal of Alaska remains strong. Coffield spent two years in the archipelago of S.E. Alaska, and loved the area so much she set her first suspense novel, Northern Escape, there. Keywords: Article Body: Often people ask what my favorite destination was in our sailboat travels. After twenty-five years, I still never vacillate. Why did I love the archipelago of S.E. Alaska so? I cannot begin to say precisely. It was everything; it was nothing. It was the beginning of a new adventure. It was the last frontier. All I know …

A Guide to Traveling London through King’s Cross Station

Word Count: 920 Summary: For visiting London, proximity to King’s Cross is the perfect location. An intersection of six tube lines, including the Northern, Picadilly, and Circle Lines, to name a few, can get you virtually anywhere…………………… Keywords: london, uk, train station, king’s cross, travel Article Body: For visiting London, proximity to King’s Cross is the perfect location. An intersection of six tube lines, including the Northern, Picadilly, and Circle Lines, to name a few, can get you virtually anywhere from King’s Cross. King’s Cross is also a train terminal, in the case that you are planning to visit the north of the UK. But let’s not get off track and get back to seeing London via King’s Cross. London, …