Bahamas Bucket List: 10 Best Things to do and Attractions on the Islands

The Bahamas really is a dream destination for those who would love to live the island life. Did you know that there are just about 700 islands there and only 30 of them are inhabited? That leaves you with 630 uninhabited islands that you can explore. Imagine that!! The pride and joy of the Bahamas would most probably be Nassau with its historic buildings, iconic beaches and wild hinterland locations like the “paradisiacal Eleuthera” or the “Lucayan National Park”.

However, if you really want to get a feel for the Bahamas, you might want to go a little further away from civilization and try exploring the Out Islands...

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Essential Tips for Driving in Provence

Driving in Provence

Driving in Provence

There’s so much to see when driving throughout Provence, but if you’ve never driven there before, it can be a little intimidating. While I love to travel through France by train, you’ll need a car to explore the Provence region properly. With countless hilltop villages and endless fields of lavender, you’ll want to able to drive and stop to explore at your own pace.

Here are my essential tips for driving in Provence helping you understand the roads better!

Driving in Provence

Rules of the Road

First things first, cars drive on the right side of the road with the driver on the left side of the vehicle. So, if you’re from the US, nothing is different!

If possible, when you first arrive, practice on roads without heavy traffic...

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Where to Stay in Edinburgh – A Guide To The Best Places and Neighborhoods

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National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh Castle – This is the biggest tourist attraction in the city and the emotional and physical heart of it.

Sitting proudly atop a dormant volcano for the past eight centuries has given the castle time to watch over the city and River Forth beyond. It doesn’t fail to impress (even if the weather does), and the views from it are stunning.

Free-guided tours every hour take the sting out of the high entrance fee somewhat, and provide thorough information on the castle’s long history, and are well worth the time.

Don’t miss the dungeons, crown jewels in the Royal Apartments and the Great Hall...

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The 5 most stunning beaches in Florida

If you are heading to Florida for a holiday, you are going to want to check out the best of the sites.  There really is loads to see and do in the area, and of course, most people associate it with a trip to Disney.  Whether you are overwrought with cartoon creations or just looking for a more chilled out day, you might like to check out the local beaches.  With fantastic weather and some gorgeous stretches of sand, you don’t want to miss these great venues, whether you laze and soak up the rays or take part in some water-based sports.  Here are the five most stunning beaches in Florida just for you.

South Beach, Miami

This is the iconic beach that most people can name.  It is packed full of action and A list celebrities, so keep your cool if one of them walks your way...

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Staying at Mandarin Oriental Paris

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Paris

Ahh Paris, the city of love. And shopping and incredible food. Paris has it all.

There are so many hotels to choose from in the city which can be extremely overwhelming. I had the chance to stay at Mandarin Oriental Paris and with its luxurious rooms, amenities, and unforgettable food, it was the experience of a lifetime.

Here’s my experience staying at Mandarin Oriental Paris hotel in France!

Sunset in Paris

Getting There

There is a bit of distance between Paris CDG Airport and Mandarin Oriental Paris. If you’re looking to drive or take a taxi, your ride is going to take you about 25 minutes.

If you’re looking for a cheaper (yet longer) option, there is the Roissybus or train. Both depart every 20-30 minutes and are going to take you about 45-50 minutes total...

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Top 5 off-the-beaten-track camps in Tanzania

Today, Tanzania is one of the most popular destinations for first-time safari-goers and safari aficionados alike. This is because it always delivers in terms of incredible wildlife viewing and wonderful scenery – and in northern Tanzania, there’s bags of culture too! It really is a magical place to visit. However, travellers can be put off by how busy certain areas have become, most notably the famous Northern Circuit, which includes Tarangire, Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater, and of course the Serengeti. Nevertheless, there are places in Tanzania that get you off the beaten track for a more remote and less busy safari adventure – and here are 5 of our favourite authentic properties.

Serian Serengeti South, Kakesio, South Serengeti

Alex Walker’s Serian Serengeti South is the firs...

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Dunrobin Castle : A Fantasy-Like Castle in Northern Scotland

Visiting Scotland’s North Coast? Make sure to add Dunrobin Castle to your itinerary. 

The Scottish Highlands are home to arguably one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world, not to mention rich history, legends, and storied architecture.

Driving through the region, you feel like you’re a world away from the frenzied, urban energy of Edinburgh, and wonderfully so—quaint fishing villages, cafes, and dramatic castles make the highlands a stunning getaway.

Dunrobin Castle

Dunrobin Castle

Dunrobin Castle is a quintessential romantic castle and the ancestral home of the Earls and Dukes of Sutherland.

It’s a castle that feels like it ought to belong in a fairytale and a must-see for anyone traveling through the highlands...

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20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Budapest

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Food in Budapest

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I was lucky enough to visit Budapest last Christmas after my Danube Christmas Market River Cruise through Eastern Europe.

I only had 2 days to explore, but I instantly fell in love with this picturesque city. After checking into the gorgeous Ritz-Carlton, Budapest, we headed out to see the view from Fisherman’s Bastion. We continued exploring throughout the day and ended the night with cocktails and a tour of the iconic ruin bars.

The next day we took the trolley around the city, walked through the public plazas and wound up at the beloved, Széchenyi thermal bath. We stopped for a quick hot chocolate at the New York Café which is renowned for being the most beautiful café in the world.

Finally, we made our way down to St. Stephen’s Basilica to wat...

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Where to Stay in Singapore – A Guide To The Best Neighborhoods and Accommodation

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The Night that Never Sleeps

Located along the Singapore River, with a vibrant nightlife and traditional Chinese cultures entwined.

Clarke Quay is alongside the Singapore River. It is a unique place with conserved historic landmarks, yet famous for its bustling nightlife and vibrant nightclub spots, cementing its reputation as one of the liveliest areas in Singapore that never sleeps.

Many restaurants are located facing the waterfront, giving you stunning views and cool breeze from the Singapore River. Over here, you will find vintage-like shops and restaurants.

Clarke Quay provides a range of family-friendly activities as well, and cultural restaurants where many tourists and locals hang out.

Clarke Quay Singapore at night

Chinatown, just a few streets away from Clark Quay, offers the many aspects of the hi...

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Vineyard escapes in Africa

Ask me to list the things in life which make life worth living, and family, travel, and wine would quite possibly be the top three. Every now and then, the fates collide and I can enjoy all three at once, which makes for a wonderful experience indeed.

When I talk about wine – and in particular wine tourism – in Africa, South Africa is inevitably the first destination which comes to mind. Not only are South African wines well known in the UK market, but they are renowned for their quality and value for money. What you find, however, is that in South Africa and its neighbouring countries, there are a good number of excellent wines which never make it to foreign lands. If you want to drink them and learn about them, you have to go straight to the source.

Let’s think about South Africa fir...

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