Walking and Eating in Bologna

Our five days in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy went something like this – explore, culture, lunch, walk, culture, relax, supper, sleep, on repeat. It was wonderful. The days were bright and sunny and I could almost smell summer…..almost. We covered a distance, on foot, of 10 miles a day, which meant we could … Continue reading Walking and Eating in Bologna

Russia’s Franz Josef Land in the Arctic may become major tourism alternative to Spitsbergen

The world’s northernmost archipelago, Russia’s Franz Josef Land, could be a key tourist attraction in the Arctic, according to the International Union of Arctic and Far East’s Marine Natural Reserves. Map of Franz Josef Land (c) Wikipedia Its managing director Valery Korovkin told a tourist forum in Vorkuta that “the Franz Josef Land Archipelago may become … Continue reading Russia’s Franz Josef Land in the Arctic may become major tourism alternative to Spitsbergen

6 luxurious trains that’ll spoil you

Trains are one of the oldest means of long-distance travel. They do a good job of providing an uncluttered, simple and straightforward travel experience where the problems are few and the advantages many. However, for those of us who’d like a touch of sophistication added to this seemingly simple mode of transport, what are the … Continue reading 6 luxurious trains that’ll spoil you

Beijing’s Daxing set to be world’s largest and busiest airport

Its one-million-square-meter terminal will have 268 jetway bridges serving 100 million passengers a year Situated 46 kilometers south of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Daxing International Airport is set to serve the Chinese capital and its sprawling conurbation in neighboring Hebei and Tianjin. In only four years, 10,000 workers have turned large swathes of fallow wasteland into … Continue reading Beijing’s Daxing set to be world’s largest and busiest airport

Why Hallstatt is Austria’s Most Postcard Perfect Town

Posted by thirdeyemom Nestled between the edge of the mystical shores of Hallstätter See and the dramatic Dachstein mountains lies the small village of Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage site and perhaps the most postcard picture perfect village in all of Austria. Hallstatt deserves its place among the covers of travel guides and as one of … Continue reading Why Hallstatt is Austria’s Most Postcard Perfect Town