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Fancy a trip to London? Fantastic, we’ve got just the book for you. London is a diverse and brilliant city, offering some of the world’s best sights and attractions. You are absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping in London. Whether it’s the flagship stores in Oxford Street that take your fancy, or the bric-a-brac London market stalls; you’ll find something new EVERYTIME you come here! Take a bus ride on one of the famous red double deckers, cruise around the Thames or see the city from the Sky – with the London Eye. In our book, you’ll find all these attractions, and more! Just click on the image above!
Ah, New York. The city that never sleeps. This really is a fantasy realm for budding tourists…there’s a reason New York is one of the most popular cities in the world! Whether you are visiting The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island, you are sure to find something you’ll love right here! Especially great is the food. With an ENORMOUS multi-cultural offering, there is absolutely something for everyone in New York City. And the best part? You don’t even have to visit to experience it! Click on the image above, and pick up our guide for a genuine taste of New York City life.
Vegas baby! That’s right, this is the ULTIMATE guide on the world’s most famous strip. Whether you are looking for a gamble or just a good time, this is the place to be. Break out your wallet, because it’s time to go shopping. Las Vegas boasts an incredible array of boutiques for the fashionistas among you, and that’s not all! Forget about your worries and your stripes at the Hard Rock Hotel, take in an Elvis tribute show or even tour the Grand Canyon. Las Vegas is absolutely magic; and you can get it all by the clicking on the image above, and purchasing our guide!
Fancy a trip to one of Europe’s most historical and beautiful cities? You’re in luck! Vienna, the capital of Austria, is a charming hub of commercial life, and sits on the banks of the spectacular Danube River. Boasting a wide range of historical sites, events and entertainment, this cosmopolitan haven is certain to take your breath away. So, what are you waiting for? Come with us on our tour of Vienna for tourists: the top 3 locations!
First up, time for some historical relaxing. The Museumsquartier is a fantastic spot for some relaxed and low-key art appreciation. In this quarter of the city, you’ll find the white limestone cube of the Leopold Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and work from Kunsthalle Wien himself! Truly spectacular! And if that’s not enough, make sure you chill in the glass walled-café of the Leopold. This is an experience not to be missed.
Vienna is home a range of wonderful vineyards, all of which come together to make the city the world’s capital of wine! Specked across the city, you’ll find dozens of dedicated wine taverns, all of which are made to celebrate one thing – great wine! Make sure you visit Heuriger, which is perhaps the epicentre of Vienna’s booming vineyard industry. All in all, Vienna has over 7km of vineyards, so you are sure to find one that you like!
We finish our tour with a trip to the Sigmund Freud Museum. As you may know, Freud is the father of modern psychology, so what a museum this is! Set in the apartment where Freud worked and lived, you’ll be given access to a whole range of fantastic exhibits; including authentic letters, photos and equipment that Freud himself used. What a treat!
Ah, Cyprus. Sun, sea and sand. If you are planning your next holiday, then you just HAVE to consider Cyprus. Filled with beaches and archaeological wonders, along with a whole host of fantastic museums, this is one tourist hotspot that you don’t want to miss out on! Whether you’re a history expert, wanting to relax on the beach or simply looking to take in some incredible scenery, Cyprus has something for everyone! So come with us, on our tour of Cyprus for tourists: the top 3 locations!
We start off our tour with a trip to an ancient site. Cyprus has a whole host of these, but Kourion is perhaps the most famous. Set against the backdrop of spectacular scenery, on the top of a coastal cliff, Kourion is simply incredible. Gaze off into the distance at the vast Greek countryside, or stare down at the blue Mediterranean below. Check out the incredible mosaic display, and the Byzantine basilica area. This is your chance to share Cyprian history!
Time for some relaxing. Lancara is as easygoing as it gets. Here you’ll find sun and sand, with a fascinating historical twist! This beautiful seaside resort isn’t just beach; and contains the old Church of St Lazarus. In the West, you’ll find a salt lake, where hundreds of flamingos pack during Spring. If you love nature, beaches and architecture, you will be absolutely charmed by Lancara. Don’t miss out on your chance to visit!
The last stop on our tour is all about nature. Cape Greco is a lovely national park, that offers a number of pretty walking trails. Here, you can walk among the gorgeous local flora, all the while soaking in the fresh sea air and scenery. All roads converge at Cape Greco point, from which you will have one of the most beautiful views in all of Cyprus!
Feeling hungry? Great! We’ve got just the dish for you. Europe isn’t just home to great football, but to some of the finest restaurants in the entire world. Whatever country you are visiting, you can be sure that you’ll be offered up a huge range of culinary treats. With Michelin Star restaurants posted all over the continent; there are huge amounts to try. In this blog, we’ll show you the top 3 restaurants in Europe!
We start our restaurant trips with a visit to Ireland. Ox restaurant in Belfast is world famous, for showcasing Ireland’s tasty natural produce, with simple but technically remarkable food plates. The restaurant itself is widely famed for its sustainably sourced fish and vegetables. Try out the pea, curd and red pepper caramel. Let your tastebuds marvel at the Mourne Mountain Lamb, or even have some classic Italian gnocchi. There’s something for everyone, at Ox!
Next up, something spicy! GymKhana is famed for its absolutely unyielding spicey dishes. Where some restaurants tone their plates down for westerners, this classic Indian eatery does no such thing. The result is that the restaurant has become of the most popular places to eat in the world. Londoners and other visitors marvel at the fiery palette presented to them, and you will too. So, get yourself to GymKhana!
We finish our tour in Greece, with one of the most relaxed but famous eateries in the world. One of the best things about Funky Gourmet is the beautiful layout of the restaurant itself, with a cream and chocolate interior and beautiful wood tables. The menu delights in showing tradition the door, with inventive and exciting dishes which are sure to tingle your taste buds!
With the European Championships just around the corner, it’s time to take in some classic French culture. That’s right, we’re taking you on a journey to Marseilles! This beautiful coastal city is the second largest in France, after Paris, and offers an enormous range of sights and sounds for tourists. Whether you are looking for serene blue oceans, or culture and heritage, Marseilles has it all! So come with us on our tour of Marseilles for tourists: the top 3 locations!
We start our tour with a slice of French history! The Vieux Port is hugely significant in the history of Marseilles, as this is where the city first began. Starting out as a simple Greek Port, the city expanded to become the second largest in France. Today, the Vieux Port is a thriving hubbub of French life. Take a stroll along the waterfront, buy yourself some bouillabaisse seafood stew, or marvel at the vast array of fishing boats and seacraft on display. This is one location that you simply cannot miss!
Next up, Le Panier. This is the absolute cultural hub of Marseille, so soak it in. The oldest quarter in the entire city, there is such a charm about the narrow streets and quaint buildings that you will instantly fall in love with it. There is so much artistic character to be found in Le Panier that you simply won’t know what to try next. Whether you are sampling the Algerian cuisine, art galleries and charming little boutiques, you are guaranteed a fantastic time at Le Panier.
It’s time for the final stop on our tour, so hop on the boat! We’re headed to the Chateau d’lf. You’ll find this historic location in the Frioul Islands; a wonderful nature conservation area. The scenery here is incredible. Crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and limestone cliffs await tourists. Stare in wonder at the floral species around you. Enjoy the sun. This is one boat ride you’ll never want to get off!
Washington D.C. might not be the largest capital city in the world, but it sure makes up for that in political and historical punch! Boasting an incredible array of museums, history and of course, The White House, Washington is a place that no tourist can miss out on. Using the brilliant subway system, you can get from one incredible location to the next, in no time at all. So come with us, on our tour of Washington for tourists: the top 3 locations. You like that!
We start our trip with a visit to the grand daddy of Washington tourist attractions, The White House! The home of the President, The White House is a powerful and symbolic image of the United States. It is where the President lives, and meets with foreign leaders. Guided tours are available, but you’ll have to request/book 6 months in advance. As you can imagine, not just anyone can enter the White House. This is the most iconic building in the United States, so make the most of it!
You don’t even have to be a museum lover to appreciate our next wonderful location. The National Air and Space Museum is a one of a kind adventure, for people of all ages. The museum boasts an incredible range of exhibits and information on America’s space programmes, including detailed info on the Apollo 11 moon landing; and up-to-date information on current space exploration activities! The best part about this is that it’s completely FREE! So what are you waiting for? Get yourself to the National Air and Space Museum today!
We finish our tour with some light reading. Oh, did we say light? We meant ENORMOUS! The Library of Congress is the largest library in the entire world. Today it’s home to 158 million items, including 36 million books and 69 million manuscripts! Incredible. The library is completely open to the public, if you do want to find a research paper/rare item then make sure you check ahead of schedule that it’s there. What a treat!
Possibly one of the most beautiful and visually arresting countries in the world, a trip to Iceland is sure to bring you one step closer to your dream holiday. With an incredible range of snow based activities, and incredible landscapes to see, you’ve got to make Iceland your next trip away. So come with us, on our tour of Iceland for tourists: the top 3 locations!
We start our tour with a simply magical visit, to the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon! You’ll find this incredible wonder between Hofn and Skaftafell, and what a wonder it is. Take a walk amongst the incredible ice sculptures, go looking for seals, take a romantic boat ride for two or even follow the icebergs all the way back to the beaches from whence they came. Jökulsárlón is truly one of Iceland’s most wondrous visual delights!
Now, time for some nature! Vatnajökull National Park is THE biggest national park in all of Europe, and actually covers just about 14% of the entirety of Iceland! The park is a combination of two previous singular parks, and protects an absolutely enormous numbers of species and geological fossils. This extends all the way out to the Dettifos, which is the most powerful waterfall in Europe!
We finish our tour with a trip back in time. The national museum boasts an absolutely superb number of ancient Icelandic artefacts, which date all the way back to the first settlers in the country. The museum will provide visitors with a fantastic insight into Iceland’s history and culture. Make sure you keep an ear out for the audioguide on the Settlement Era. This is sure to knock your thermals off!
Texas is often known as ‘The Lone Star State’ but there’s nothing lone about this multicultural, and geographical, paradise. Offering almost every single type of landscape, from deserts to mountains to beautiful coasts; Texas is also home to some of the bigger and most popular cities in the world. So, what are you waiting for? Come with us on our tour of Texas for Tourists: the top 3 locations!
Okay, we hate to start off our tour with something morbid, but it’s very interesting! The Texas School Book Depository, from where the fatal shots that killed JFK (supposedly) were fired has now been turned into a museum that depicts Kennedy’s legacy. The museum runs through the history and key events of his presidential campaign, and his term as president, and this is all backed up with an enormous range of photos and historical items. So, if you fancy paying homage to one of America’s most popular presidents, then make sure you visit!
This is an absolutely fascinating exhibit, which both you and your kids will love. The Space Center is located about 30 minutes away from the middle of Houston. It is famous for providing such an incredible insight into NASA itself, with a HUGE number of exhibits, models, artifacts and space samples on display. For kids, you can dress up as a real astronaut, and even experience a space simulator!
We know, we know. Everyone hates The Cowboys, but there is plenty more to see at this great stadium than just football. ‘Jerryworld’ is the third biggest stadium in the country, and plays host to a huge number of concerts, basketball matches, soccer and even motocross. Make sure that you visit, for the spectacle at least. The view from the upper row is absolutely breathtaking! Besides, it was a catch…
Ah Virginia. The home of chivalry, and well…presidency! If you are visiting the States this year, then you absolutely can’t miss out on a trip to Americas most historical state! With natural wonders, history and more; Virginia is surely one of the top tourist locations in America. So come with us on our tour of Virginia for Tourists: the top 3 locations!
We start our visit with a trip back in time. There are few places as iconic and memorable as the home of the American Revolution. Here, in Colonial Williamsburg, you will find many of the original 18th century buildings still standing. You can walk the same streets as Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and even eat in the same place as Thomas Jefferson. Williamsburg was an absolute hotbed of independence, and still is, so dig in to your slice of history right now!
Ready for some more history? I’ll bet you are. Mount Vernon was the home of George Washington for 45 years, and it stands as a historical testament to the great leader. You will absolutely love touring the grand 21 room house, sampling the ancient décor and brilliant wallpaper. The house is authentic from top to bottom, crammed with personal reminders of George and his wife, along with some fantastic family portraits!
We finish our tour with a wildlife paradise. Chincoteague is a nationally protected wildlife refuge, boasting over 14,000 acres of shoreline and containing many magnificent species of animals. However, the most famous residents of the island are the wild ponies that roam free. Gaze upon their beauty from afar, or swim, take a bus, watch the birds, visit the lighthouse or even just go fishing. The world is your oyster, at Chincoteague.
Kent is known as the Garden of England, and for good reason! Filled with castles, greenery and history, Kent is the perfect representation of quaint English country life. If you are looking for a relaxed and satisfying location when visiting England, come with us on our tour of Kent for tourists: the top 3 locations.
Buckle up, because our first attraction is a wild ride. If you and your kids are motorsport fans, you will absolutely LOVE Brands Hatch. Kent’s premium motor racing circuit, and one of the best in the UK; Brands Hatch hosts a number of international racing events. There are events held at the track throughout the Summer. With test drives, and bike and car races abound, you are sure to have a fantastic time at Brands Hatch.
Diggerland is the ultimate place to take your kids. A construction style adventure park, the attraction allows people of all ages to drive and operate real diggers! Try out the fantastic JCBS, race go karts and have a go on the Sky Shuttle. Diggerland has something for everyone!
Kent is home to an enormous number of castles, and Chiddingstone is the pick of the bunch. Complete with a lake (that is open for fishing), a rose garden and a woodland area; this is the perfect place to come for a relaxing historical experience. The castle itself has a wonderful array of exhibitions, and this includes Egyptian artefacts and Japanese armour sets! If that doesn’t satisfy you, make sure you check out the kitchen, servants’ hall and attic bedroom!
Visiting Italy? You’ve got to check out Turin. One of the most elegant and beautiful cities in the world, Turin is a lush paradise of architecture, beautiful squares and avenues. Home to Italy’s most successful football club, and a whole host of other luxuries, this is one city you don’t want to miss out on! So what are you waiting for? Come with us, on our tour of Turin for Tourists: the top 3 locations!
Located in the centre of Turin, the former Royal Palace is a thing of absolute beauty. Don’t be fooled by the exterior of the building, the inside truly is a palace fit for a King. In the building you will 26 of the best decorated apartments you’ll ever see, and one of Italy’s most impressive libraries! Plus, you’ll also find the Royal Armory. If you are a history lover, you’ll adore this exhibit. Containing one of the largest and old collections of armour in Europe, the splendour of the palace brings tourists from far and wide. Make sure you are one of them!
Next up, we’ve got the famous Mole Antonelliana. Constructed in 1863, the building is one of the most recognisable landmarks in all of Italy. Take a trip up to the top of the tower, and get an incredible view over the city and the hills that surround it. At the venue, you can take a heartstopping ride up the glass elevator, and finish with a look caround the National Museum of Cinema. There’s no building quite like the Mole Antonelliana!
We finish our tour with a trip back in time. Porta Patalina is one of the only remaining landmarks of the four entrances to the Roman City of Augusta Taurinorum. It remains one of the best kept Roman artifacts in the entire world, and stands as an imposing symbol of what once was. It’s also a testament to the incredible skills of the Romans, who constructed the entire wall out of brick and polygonal brick towers. Quite an achievement!
Visiting Spain? Well, no trip would be complete without a visit to Madrid. Spain’s magnificent capital is one of the most visited tourist hotspots in the world, and for good reason. Boasting several great football teams, a wealth of art, architecture and a more modern approach than other cities, Madrid is a once in a lifetime experience. So what are you waiting for? Come with us, on our tour of Madrid for tourists: the top 3 locations!
We start our tour of Madrid with a modern visit. Gran Via is Madrid’s central tourist artery, and boasts an incredible number of attractions. This includes the world famous Metropolis building, the Hotel de la Letras and Museu Chicote! Along with all this, Gran Via is also home to upmarket shops, bars and casinos. The street runs for over a kilometre, so take your pick! Gran Via is somewhere that you just have to visit.
Next up, chocolate! If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love this. San Gines is one of the most famous chocolatiers in the world, and we can assure you that a visit is well worth it. Serving hot chocolate, churros or porras, you’ll be waited on hand and food by dedicated staff; with the sole aim of fulfilling your sweet cravings. If that isn’t enough, consider this. The churros and porras have been produced by San Gines since 1894, using the exact same recipe!
We finish our tour with a tourist meeting point. The Bear and The Strawberry Tree sculpture is the essential symbol of the city of Madrid. It stands at over 4 metres tall, and is located right in the very heart of Madrid – Puerta del Sol. Make sure you get a picture before leaving!
Ah, Barcelona. The home of architecture, Catalan modernism and of course, football! If you are looking for an incredible holiday, then there are few greater cities in the world than Catalonia’s beautiful capital. The city is absolutely jam packed with tourist appeal, and this alone justifies its reputation as one of the most visited cities in the Spain. So, come with us as we explore Barcelona for tourists: the top 3 locations!
There is no better place to start our tour of Barcelona than with a visit to the Camp Nou. Host to the most successful team of the last decade, the Camp Nou is an absolute delight of a stadium. Whether you are taking one of the in-depth tours around the historic ground, or sitting down to watch the likes of Messi, Iniesta and the indomitable Busquets in action; you have simply HAVE to visit the Camp Nou stadium!
Barcelona is not only home to some of the best museums in the world, but many of these museums have free entry every Sunday after 15:00! This means that you can sample the delights of the Picasso Museum, the Museum of History and the Born Cultural Centre, for absolutely nothing! Whether you are looking for some classic art, or are interested in Catalonia’s history, make sure you make the most of this fantastic opportunity!
We finish our journey with a trip to one of the most stunning cathedrals in the world. The Santa Maria del Mar will take your breath away. Constructed in the 14th century, the gothic church has stood the test of time; and stands as a rare example of incredible ancient architecture. This is even more remarkable when you consider that the church was constructed in just 55 years, an incredible feat for gothic architects!
If you are looking for a holiday full of mystery, excitement and beauty, then you need look no further than Venice. The city absolutely oozes tourist appeal, and for that reason is one of the most visited locations in the world. Built on water, you’ll have a wonderful time as you traverse the many corners of the city, via gondola. So come with us as we explore Venice for tourists: the top 3 locations.
The first location on our list is the magnificent Guggenheim art collection. After losing her famous Father on the Titanic, Peggy Guggenheim became one of the greatest art collectors in history. Her collections are proudly showcased at her exhibition home, on the canalside. In this museum, you’ll find works from the likes of Rothko, Kandinsky and Cornell; as well as a host of more modern/contemporary work. If you are an art lover, you will be right at home here!
If you are a fan of architecture, you will love this. This beautiful 17th century church guards the entrance to the Grand Canal, and in the past was used by plague survivors as a sanctuary. The design itself is absolutely groundbreaking, and some have argued that it defies logic itself. Many consider the church to have mystical, healing properties.
What, you say, more art?! That’s right, we’ve saved the best till last. The Grand Canal Palace is the most beautiful, Baroque building in all of Venice. Filled with incredible bathrooms, elegant furniture and incredible architecture, this truly is a throwback to majestic Venice history. If you are in need of a cultural, artistic experience, then make sure you don’t miss the chance to visit this palace of dreams.
If you are looking for a sunny, adventure filled holiday; then there is no place like Lanzarote. Some would argue that the beaches of Lanzarote have come to define the typical, sunny European holiday break. The perfect place for a beach vacation, or an island adventure, in this blog we’ll show you Lanzarote for tourists: the top 3 locations!
We start off our tour of Lanzarote with, you guessed it, a trip to the beach! Playa Blanca is one of the most popular tourists destinations on the island, and for good reason. This resort really does have everything. Set against the beautiful ocean, it contains upscale eateries, modern boutiques, seafood shops, cocktail and disco bars. If that isn’t enough for you, there are THREE different beaches for you to lounge on!
If you are a serious shopper, you’ll love our next location. Found in the centre of Lanzarote, Teguise is famous for it’s brilliant, tourist drawing Sunday morning market stalls. Over 350 stands are put up in the plaza, so you’ll be absolutely loving the selection on offer. Whether you are looking for jewellery, food, leather…just about anything really, the market has it! If you fancy a break from the market, make sure you take a look around gorgeous Teguise, and hit the museum too.
We finish our tour of Lanzarote with a trip for all the family! Aquapark is the sole waterpark in Lanzarote, but it’s quite an experience! Your kids will absolutely love the racing tubes, flumes, rapids, trampolines, bouncy castle AND an adventure park! On top of that, there’s go-karting and rope bridges! You’ll never get bored, at Aquapark!
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