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You can't force a great summer - it just happens... Now my sabbatical time comes to an end as all good things (Nelly Fortado knows it well... haha) I will enjoy my last (and 20th) trip this year to

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof

Frankfurt is the fifth largest city in Germany. It is located in the state of Hesse. It is a major business hub in the region given the sheer population of about 2.5 million in its urban area. The lar

Dublin

Dublin is not just the largest city in Ireland, it is the place you will take beer straight from the factory. Founded by the Viking settlement in the 17th century, the city provides many opportunities

Cologne and Hotel Excelsor Ernst Köln

Cologne has been existence for over 200 years. It is a place where you find a perfect blend of several civilizations from the Roman to towers to Gothic Cathedrals and Museums that have items collected

Giant’s Causeway

Giant’s Causeway is the point where exquisite nature meets calmness, freshness, and splendor. It is also one of the few places in Ireland that have been UNESCO listed. The destination is a beauti

Carrick-Rede Rope Bridge

The famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge – an iconic crossing that connects the mainland to the tiny island of Carrickarede near Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The footpath to the bri

The Dark Hedges, GoT’s King’s Road

Dark Hedges is a location that was used as Kings Road during the filming of the popular TV series 'Game of Thrones'. It is a natural archway of intertwined trees. The road is one of Northern Ireland

Crystal Clear Emerald Beauty – Lake Braies | Pragser Wildsee

A trip to Pragser Wildsee is one of the most amazing things you can do while in Italy. The beautiful scenes that characterize the lake, cool climate of the surroundings and lots of activities to keep

Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean sea,which is located in the south of the French island of Corsica in the West Mediterranean. It is mainly situated in Italy. It is an autonom

2 days at Grand Hotel Heiligendamm – White Town by the Sea

Grand Hotel Heiligendamm is a five star luxury located on the Baltic sea coast in Heiligendamm, which is a seaside resort in Germany and member of Leading Hotels of the World. Its architecture is famo

Madrid 🇪🇸

The capital city of the Kingdom of Spain is prominent for its food, beautiful sights and love for fashion and nightlife. Madrid is a massive city and is prepared with modern infrastructure and its tap

Wonderfully weird Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo

During the summer holidays in 1999 I spend some time in California with my US family. I went with my aunt from Los Angeles to San Francisco and we stopped at this famous wired hotel. Madonna Inn i

Los Angeles – City of Angels 🇺🇸

There is so much to love about Los Angeles that you might find yourself bewildered with its obvious and hidden beauty. No, it is not like what you see in television or the image that La La Land showed

Vatna Glacier in Iceland 🇮🇸

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Edinburgh 🇬🇧 – We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, For auld lang syne

Edinburgh, which is the capital city of Scotland, has become a popular travel destination among people who live out there in the world. I was lucky enough to spend my time in here. In fact, it has mai

The Tokyo Station Hotel

Are you planning to visit Tokyo soon? Well, you definitely need to make some reservations at a great hotel then. And I would recommend the Tokyo Station Hotel which is located in the heart of this ama

Beautiful Reykjavik

I have visited Reykjavik twice, in October 2015 and again in April 2017 and I can say this is one of the most amazing places I have been. The hospitality, the friendly residents of the city and amazin

Ion Adventure Hotel in Iceland

When you visit a place or decide to spend your vacations somewhere, you usually look up for the hotel first. It is on your priority list because when you are off to exploring all day, you would want t

Gstaad 🇨🇭 – The glamorous A-list Destination for International Jet Set

Gstaad is located in Southern Switzerland in the German speaking region of Bern.  It is truly a village that is blessed with abundant snow in the winter.  With a population of less than ten thousand

Alice Restaurant “Alice in Labyrinth” in Tokyo

Have you ever read the book, ‘Alice in the Wonderland?’ I guess you have read it and even fantasized being in the Wonderland together with Alice. Luckily, you can you can have an experience of the

Stockholm Weekends 🇸🇪

Stockholm is the Venice of the north. It is a mix of great sea history, rich culture and a lovely climate. The city is built on water and has 14 islands that sit on Lake Malaren. A third of the city i

Barcelona Pavilion

This is a building situated in Barcelona, Spain. It was designed by Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe for the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain and was later used for th

Skiing in the magnificent Austria

You and I all know about the popular destinations for skiing in the world; Europe, Canada and USA. But do you know there are majority of other destinations in the world which you might haven’t even

Paris – nice hotel experience

Paris is the best place in this world and on top of all the wish lists of people who love travelling. I would highly recommend you to visit this place if you are a traveler by soul. I visited Paris se

Verdon Gorge

The Verdon Gorge is also called Gorges Du Verdon. It offers about the most beautiful view in Europe. It is up to 700 meters deep and 25 kilometers long. The Gorge is said to have been formed by the Ve

Adelboden 🇨🇭

Adelboden is a sleek winter wonder world that was built on agriculture but now mainly lives from tourism. Adelboden is about an hour’s drive from Bern Airport. The traditional spirit still hovers ar

A trip to Bern 🇨🇭

Bern is the federal capital of the republic of Switzerland. The medieval city is so elaborately designed and decorated that you will be amazed by intricate details across buildings in the city. This t

Florida: Drive the Overseas Highway from Miami to Key West – A day trip to Key West (from Miami)

When you type in the route from Miami to Key West on Google Maps, it looks like the journey sends you straight into the ocean :) Key West is a laid-back city and one of the American ‘Caribbean

Saint Martin / Sint Maarten 🇸🇽

Saint Martin can be considered as one of the best Caribbean destinations available for you to spend a unique vacation. I was lucky enough to be here during May 2012. I spent my time at Radisson and it

Boat Trip in Egypt 🇪🇬

The sprawling Red Sea offers one of the greatest delights ever; snorkeling. With the absolute perfect conditions for the activity, the waters offer a great sight of undersea ecosystem. It is also one

Lunch at Leo’s Oyster Bar ♥️

I really love well-designed restaurants or boutique hotels. Therefore Leo's Oyster Bar in the Financial District of San Francisco was a must-see on my bucketl ist. I saw a report on german TV about th

San Fran, Cali

Last December, I finally decided to visit San Francisco again. My last visit was in Summer 1999 (omg - I am old...). On my first morning in the city, I went to see Golden Gate Bridge and was amazed

yo-sem-it-ee

Yosemite National Park is a huge expanse of land spanning over 700,000 acres of area including several counties. A heritage of majestic beauty, the landmark is a riveting tourist spot, perfect for div

Palais Namaskar

Palais Namaskar is a luxury hotel situated in the former imperial city of Marrakesh, Morocco. Palais Namaskar, merely outside Marrakech, offers alleviating rooms and a housetop bar with the spectacula

Tarragona 🇪🇸

Tarragona is a stunning port city which is blissed with a remarkable coastline and some really incredible monuments. It is located towards the north east of Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Tarragona

Garda Lake 🇮🇹

In June 2016 I went on tour to explore the Garda Lake, the largest lake in Italy. I flew to Venice and rented a car to go around the lake. Lake Garda is a popular resort for visitors, with thousands o

Nice 🇫🇷

People looking forward to a luxurious holiday usually flock to Nice in France. Millions of tourists visit this place every year and the number has been growing with each passing year. Its remarkable s

La Mamounia, Marrakech 🇲🇦

La Mamounia is a luxury hotel located in the main attraction area near Medina in Marrakesh. It is 1.5 km from Jamaa el Fna which is a marketplace which is a place for local attraction. It is placed kn

Cape Town 🇿🇦

Cape Town was a place I loved, it is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is very clear why it is called the Mother City, because anyone who visits is welcomed and loved in a way akin

Doha, Qatar 🇶🇦

Doha is the capital city of Qatar and is also listed as one of the wonders of the world. It is also one of the most populated cities. The population of this amazingly breath taking city is around 1.5

Curacao 🇨🇼

Curacao is named as a different place to visit. It is so famous for the blue sky and a lot of people call it the Blue Curacao. But what makes the “blue” famous is a drink in history that used to b

Copenhagen 🇩🇰

In the past eighteen centuries, Copenhagen has faced various sieges, floods and two extremely disturbing fire scenarios as well. Apart from all the upsetting history, Copenhagen is a great tourist spo

Budapest

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary. This city is somewhat identical to other European capital cities. However, it still holds its own uniqueness. It has a fairytale to tell through its amazing ar

Bonaire

Who doesn’t adore the picture perfect sunsets and crystal blue water? Who doesn’t want to walk through heavenly green hills and experience the barren deserts? And why wouldn’t anyone want to vie

Ushuaia, Argentina – A Most Beautiful End of the World

El Fin Del Mundo. It is ‘The End of the World’ but the start of a fantastic journey. Ushuaia, Argentina should be on everyone’s ‘must visit’ list. Whether you have a love for travel or occas

Birmingham

Capital cities are usually a mess of cosmopolitan and a lot of responsibilities and burden. There is more talk about economic activities. This is where the second cities are full of energy and are les

Barcelo Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa in Benidorm

Benidorm is in the Eastern Spain. It is a really beautiful city that lies in the province of Alicante. This city was a really small fishing village till the 1960’s. Now, in the modern world, Benidor

Abu Dhabi – Home of Etihad Airways

Sex and the City 2 have left a lot of people yearning to go to Abu Dhabi. If you are one of them, then you are not alone because majority of people have wished to visit the place and actually have aft

Snow Monkeys bathing in Hot Springs in Nagano, Japan

Yes, you read the title correctly, and I'm going to elaborate on it in this post. There's nowhere else in the world you'll find snow monkeys bathing in natural hot springs in the middle of the mountai

Tokyo – skyscrapers, temples, cafés and fashion

During my time in Tokyo, I visited many places, but there are a few attractions that I remember the most.  I went to the Tokyo Tower so that I could go up onto the observation deck.  Once I arrived

My Fabulous Trip to Japan

I absolutely love to travel and in April of 2015, I traveled to Japan for a ten-day vacation.  I stayed in multiple cities, including Tokyo, Kawasaki, Kyoto, and Shirakawa-go, but I visited many othe

Takayama – tiny city in the mountains

The last stop of my three days was Takayama, which is an isolated town.  Since the area is so isolated, the locals have a slightly different culture from others who live in Japan.  I was in Takayama

Shirakawa-go and Gokayama

My time in Japan was coming close to an end, but I still had time to take a three-day tour to the historic villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama.  These two regions are famous for their traditional g

Kyoto

After my time in Kawasaki, I traveled to Kyoto for a few days.  I spent time in Gion, which is Kyoto’s most famous geisha district.  Gion is located near Shijo Avenue and I found numerous shops, r

Mt. Fuji and Hakone

Before I left Tokyo, I took a two-day tour to Mt. Fuji and Hakone.  During this tour, I rode on the bus as it climbed 2,300 meters up Mt. Fuji.  We were so high up that I thought that it was almost

Penis-Festival in Kawasaki

From Tokyo, I traveled to Kawasaki, which is a large coastal city in Kanagawa Prefecture.  Kanagawa Prefecture stretches along the Tamagawa River and there are a few attractions there that are worth

Architecture of the Louis Vuitton Store in Singapore

Singapore is a beautiful land which is well known for its rich culture, generous and heartwarming hospitality and startling architecture. It is a hub of rapidly growing industrialisation while at the

A Visit to Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is a temple located in Cambodia. It was first a Hindu temple before it later became a Buddhist temple. Angkor Wat was built by Khmer King Suryavarman II during the early 12th century in Yas

Schloß Elmau

Schloß Elmau was built by Carl Sattlerwith Reformarchitekturstyle during the World War 1 between the year 1914 and 1916. It is a two-storey monument with porch, tower and hipped roof located between

Bangalore

What Bengalore Offers Bangalore is also known as the techno capital of India. It’s the capital city of Karnataka, located on the Deccan Plateau in Southern India. Bangalore, formally known as Beng

Beagle Channel Sailing Tour

Imagine sailing from the southernmost cities of the world to the deep waters to get a glimpse of penguins 🐧, Sea Lions and other sea animals in the deep sea. This imagination gets fulfilled in the

Explore the amazing combination of Old Tradition and Modern Middle East at Bahrain

The only island state of Middle East, Bahrain was once treated as a Holy Island by its old civilizations. The witness of the old Sumerian and Babylonians civilizations, the city is an amazing combinat

The Cotswolds

When one thinks of England, rolling hills, limestone buildings and peaceful countryside come to mind. The Cotswolds are a collection of towns and villages that embrace all of these English stereotypes

The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are nestled at the Atlantic Ocean roughly 150 kilometers off Africa’s Northwestern coastline and around 1, 350 kilometers from the European Continent. Ironically, the African Arch

Fashion Metropolis Milan

The global fashion capital Milan is an actual European city of fashion and one of the richest cities in Italy. Milan is also famous for its many wonderful and magnificent places which are so much attr

Explore the Beauty of Backwaters in Kerala

Kerala is popular for many things, especially for its backwaters. The state is home to incredible greenery, outstanding backwaters, bird sanctuaries, rich culture, lovely beaches and hill stations. Th

Getting To The Beach From Amsterdam

Amsterdam is not only a great city for tourism or nightlife; it is a jump off to several great beaches. You can plan an interesting day trip and enjoy the sun, sand, and surrounding restaurants. Even

Fukuro no Mise: Tokyo’s Amazing Owl Café

I spent some time in Tokyo in April of 2016 and during my time there, I had the opportunity to visit Owl Café or Fukuro no Mise.  This unique café is located on a side street across from Tsukishima

Mauritius – An Island Eden 🌴 ☀️

The island of Mаurіtіuѕ fіndѕ itself as оnе of the most ассеѕѕіblе islands іn thе Indіаn Oсеаn. Sіtuаtеd amid Reunion іѕlаnd аnd Rоdrіguеѕ island, thе іѕlаnd оf

The Float House River Kwai Resort Kanchanaburi

As the name suggests, The Float House River Kwai, is a hotel located on one of Thailand’s most famous rivers. The scenic beauty and the rich history of the place make for an interesting option for y

Golden Circle Tour in Iceland 🇮🇸 – Your Chance to Make Golden Memories

The Golden Circle attracts a lot of tourists and adventure enthusiasts from across the world with its mighty waterfalls, national parks vistas, and geysers. It is a place which has so much to offer an

Strokkur Geyser

Strokkur geyser is one of the most important sights in the south of Iceland. Its eruptions occur regularly approx. every 10 minutes. Strokkurs hot column of water  reaches a height of 25 to 35 meter

Best of Hong Kong 🇭🇰

Hong Kong. What comes to your mind?  I bet you will say the majestic skyscrapers, endless noodle stands, wild nights out, big finances, the list is endless. Surprisingly all these is true. Hong Ko

A Natural Wonder in Iceland – Blue Lagoon

Planning to visit Iceland this vacation? Do you know the places to visit in Iceland? There are plenty of great things to do in Iceland. But the most visited and famous site is Blue Lagoon. Blue Lagoon

The Dolder-Grand Hotel

Zurich has an innovative pinnacle of luxury hotel or should I say an innovative old pinnacle, Dolder Grand is an 1899 structure splendid with soaring turrets as well as timbered patios had been totall

Faro – Capital of Portugal’s Algarve region

Faro is the southernmost point of entry into Portugal, a beautiful city and one of the leading holiday destinations in Portugal. The city has a reputation for peaceful ambiance and charm that centers

Istanbul 🇹🇷

If you are a globe trotter who loves to explore the new ambiance, culture and people of diverse places of the world, then this blog post is meant to inspire you.. I believe majority of my readers love

The Rise of Warsaw, Europe’s greatest Survivor

Warsaw has shrugged off its destroyed image during WW2 and risen an amazing city finally showing off its true colors. Being the heart of the larger country of Poland, Warsaw is now making its business

A Weekend in Provence

Provence -  known for its rich French cuisine, breathtaking sights, and close location to the Italian and Mediterranean border. Known as an historical province in the southeastern portion of France,

A Tanzanian Perspective From a Local Community

Tanzania, an East African country mostly known for its vast wilderness areas and expansive wildlife immersion, was one of my most notable trips in 2015. Included in the plains of Maasai Mara National

Experiencing the Harvard Campus

A recount of my impressions and experiences at a training seminar back in 2013. Harvard University, America’s oldest institution of higher educational learning, founded in 1636, contains within i

A Walk Through The Most Vibrant Urban Part Of Switzerland, Zurich

The largest urban part of Switzerland is called Zurich. Away from the well-known snow-covered Swiss Alps, the city Zurich proudly boosts the presence of Lake Zürich and River Limmat. The city Zurich

Miami: An Amazing Destination to Add to Your Bucket List

Everyone is always abuzz about Miami, and that’s largely due to it being a pretty buzzin’ place in its own right. People say New York is the city that never sleeps, but those that do likely never

Dubai 🌵 ☀️ 🏍

Dubai is a cosmopolitan metropolis and global city on the Arabian Peninsula. One of the ten most popular tourist destinations in the world, it is developing rapidly in tourism and trade. Dubai is a co

A Weekend in Pisa 🇮🇹

Pisa is an amazingly beautiful place located in Italy's most famous region Tuscany. It is known worldwide for its medieval history, architecture, and especially for the Leaning Tower. But, it is also

Top Attractions of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile

Torres del Paine is a beautiful natural park located in the south of Chile, in the Chilean Patagonian region 🇨🇱 It is a popular hiking destination in Chile. Torres del Paine National Park is

Perito Moreno Glacier ❄️

The Perito Moreno Glacier (“Glaciar Perito Moreno” or “White Giant”) is a popular attraction in South America. It’s a glacier located in southwest Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park

Berlin 🇩🇪

Berlin is a beautiful city in Germany. Thriving on great culture and taking much from its rich post-war history, Berlin is a city that reminds us to be grateful to be alive. It encompasses a deep pass

Oslo 🇳🇴

Oslo, a cosmopolitan city is filled with lots of adventures that are yet to be explored. Whether you are looking for a great shopping spree, a wide range of outdoor activities, museums, restaurants an

Prague 🇨🇿

From the mid-century on, Prague was considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Why it attracts visitors to this very day, you will find out if you walk down the Golden Street, pay a vis

Aruba – A Haven for Visitors

Aruba is a country and a Caribbean island that is a part of the Kingdom of Netherlands. Whenever Aruba is mentioned, you think of beautiful sites, paradise, pristine beach, vibrant nightlife and perfe

The Island of Hawaii or Big Island

As the name suggests, the Big Island is big and contains everything. starting from black covered sand to snow covered peaks of Mauna Kea. There are lava hardened deserts and lush green rainforests. Th

Kauai – The Garden Island 🌺

Kauai is one of the oldest islands of Hawaii and is Hawaii’s tropical paradise. This place is known for vanishing the worries of people in the cool winds and warm saltwater. The rainforests of Kokee

Maui – The Valley Isle

Maui among the most visited places in Hawaii and is the 2nd largest island of Hawaii. It is known as the place of healing as there are many wellness practitioners. This place is renowned for its beaut

Oahu – pineapples, temples and beaches

Oahu is one of the most populated islands and is the 3rd largest island. It is sometimes called ‘The Gathering Place’ and is considered as the heart of Hawaii. What makes this city special is that

A Trip to Paradise of Pacific

Hawaii is an island that received its statehood on 21 August 1959. Hawaii is situated in the Oceania and is the northernmost island in Polynesia. Hawaii occupies most of the archipelago in the central

Venice and Murano – Living the Italian Dream

One of the best places for tourism and vacationing in this world is Venice. Not only is Venice a lovely place to admire but has an interesting culture and history. The place has practically remained t

Australia Round Trip

Australia is a BIG country, with lots of see and do. In two weeks you can experience a bit of everything that Australia has to offer. Experience the tropical rainforest in Northern Queensland, the Gre

Sydney for New Years Eve 🎇

Watching the New Year’s Eve fireworks display over the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Sydney Opera House on a barmy summer’s evening is definitely an experience of a lifetime. Sydney is one of the

The Changing Colours of Uluru

Located right in the center of the Great Australia Outback is one of Australia’s most iconic and impressive attractions, Uluru. This sacred rock is located over 460km from the nearest town, Alice Sp