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Easy walks near Interlaken: Grosse Scheidegg to Rosenlaui and beyond

This is a fairly easy downhill walk (1.25 hours) through stunning mountain scenery. Additionally, it enables you to take in two of the area’s top attractions, namely the glacial gorge at Rosenlaui and, if...

Gift Ideas for Frequent Travelers

For some people, traveling is more than the occasional getaway. It can be more of a hobby or they may travel frequently for business reasons. In either case, a gift that will make their...

Top Tips for RV Security

You found the perfect RV, you’ve chosen your destination, got all your belongings packed, and now you’re ready to hit the road. Though you’re anxious to be on your way, there’s just one more...

A Guide to Honeymoons in Europe 2014

Planning your honeymoon is possibly one of the most exciting things you can do. There are many great honeymoon destinations in Europe which are perfect for your post-wedding celebrations. After the stress, and excitement,...

Hidden London: 5 Things You Should Do In The English Capital

Link to image If you are visiting London this year then you might know what you're going to see. Sure, there is the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament, but what else...

5 Things Couples Want from an All-inclusive Romantic Getaway

Couples looking for a much-needed lovers’ getaway—or a second honeymoon to ward off the seven-year itch—have a wide range of choices when it comes to picking an all-inclusive custom-created couples’ vacation. Whether it’s an...

Art Exhibitions In The Interlaken And Thun Region (Switzerland)

Switzerland, apparently, has more museums/art galleries per head of population than any other country. Two of the best are located in Bern, which is easily reached by rail from Interlaken and Thun. The Kunstmuseum...

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit The UK

It seems fair to say that the UK / Britain is a unique place, of that there can be no question.  But interest in the country should extend much further, this is a territory...

The Best (and most Luxurious) Hotels to stay at when you’re in London

As one of the most prominent and historically significant cities in the world, London remains active as both a business center as well as a tourist destination. Naturally, a place with such an intriguing...

International Travel: Countries to be Aware of or Avoid Due to Extreme Laws

If you’re the type of tourist that likes to really get out there and move around or even “party hard” you should definitely choose your destination very carefully.  The fact is, some countries feature...

7 Fantastic Places to Visit in Portugal

Portugal is a wonderful place with a lot of character. It boasts gorgeous beaches, historic but beautiful castles, vintage looking cities and even islands that would give Indiana Jones something to do. You will easily...

The Best Travel Accessories For Your Dream Holiday

Your holiday is booked and your excitement is increasing, however, having the best travel accessories is something you'll want to invest in and something to consider packing in your luggage when travelling. This article...

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit USA

Let’s face it, the United States is a pretty unique place, in truth, there’s not really any other nation that’s comparable to it.   Not only does the nation span a number of separate territories...

Top Destinations For Skiing Around the Globe

Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports in the world right now and is a fantastic choice of physical activity for both young and old. With such a wide choice of skiing...

A Day At Lake Iseo (Italy)

Secretive, romantic Lake Iseo is the smallest of the four major lakes of Lombardy. This unspoilt, picturesque gem is accessible from many of the resorts around Lake Garda: so if you are staying in...

Easy walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg

 This 1.5 hour, 7km walk to the head of the Lauterbrunnen valley is a classic. It was our introduction to the region, and now, a quarter of a century and many visits later, its...

Wroclaw: Polish Short Break Destination

Krakow and Warsaw are well-known destinations but Wroclaw, the "Venice of Poland" is rapidly establishing itself in the international travel spotlight as one of the most exciting Polish short break destinations. Poland's fourth City and the...

Easy walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) Iseltwald to the Giessbach Falls

This attractive, shady, lakeside walk of about 1 hour 40 minutes leads to one of the area’s major attractions – the Giessbach falls. Most tourists see the falls from the comfort of the boats...

Easy Walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) – Recommendations and Tips

Perceptions of what constitutes an easy walk vary considerably. My criteria are that the walk should be shortish (less than two hours) and have good paths that are not unduly steep. High level walks...

A Guide to Travelling Abroad on a Budget

Travelling is an exciting experience but it can often mean that you have to be careful and frugal with money. Regardless of whether you’re going away for a week or a month, it’s important...

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