Archive for October, 2011

Christmas in Bethlehem

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, October 28, 2011

Christened Bethlehem in 1741, the Pennsylvanian city is steeped in a wealth of tradition and celebration. It has become renowned as Christmas City and attracts visitors from around the globe. Tourists can’t help but be swept away with the festive ambience during a weekend in Bethlehem, especially in the weeks running up to the holiday. […]

Lapland, Finland

By Emma - Last updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011

This Christmas, visit Santa with a weekend in Lapland for a break the whole family can enjoy. With such a wide array of activities in Lapland to choose from, such as tobogganing, reindeer sleigh safaris, snowmobile safaris, husky dog safaris and even a private meeting with Santa himself – a trip to Finland could make […]

Village Halloween Parade New York

By Emma - Last updated: Monday, October 24, 2011

Bring your big pumpkin along to the ‘Big Apple’ for a Halloween holiday in New York this year. Hop on a flight to New York and join the other 50,000 people involved in the festivities, including costumed marchers, puppeteers, bands, floats and more. The Parade Stay at the Ramada New Yorker Hotel for incredible views […]

Take on Tel Aviv

By jen - Last updated: Monday, October 24, 2011

Now that we’re heading into the winter, what better way to treat yourself than getting away from the dark mornings and evenings – not to mention the changeable weather – and head towards what is quite possibly the coolest, youngest and most vibrant city on the Mediterranean. If you can pull yourself away from the […]

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

By Emma - Last updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011

With a nightmarish web of ghosts and ghouls, witches and zombies, Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights turns the attraction park into a surreal screamathon. Both the Orlando and Hollywood, Los Angeles parks open their rusty gates to this ultimate embodiment of the Fear Factor! Mutants and Monsters With mutants and monsters stalking the parks real-life […]

West Hollywood Halloween carnival

By Emma - Last updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Halloween in the US is a big deal. But Halloween Hollywood is a HUGE deal. The West Hollywood Halloween carnival is reckoned by many to be the world’s biggest Halloween street party, making it an excellent time for a holiday in Los Angeles. If you’re in Tinsel Town then grab your camera and head down […]

Visit Transylvania

By Emma - Last updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The landscapes of Transylvania, commanded by the Carpathian mountains, provide the perfect setting for myth and fact to combine and it is the place to go during a holiday in Romania. The largest and most well known region of Romania, it is situated in the country’s interior, north of the capital – to visit Transylvania, […]

Short Break to the West of Ireland

By jen - Last updated: Monday, October 17, 2011

You don’t need to go abroad for a great holiday, there are some fantastic things to see and do right here on your own doorstep, like the west coast of Ireland for example. Take the car, train, or even take a short flight and you can be enjoying some of the greatest unspoiled European landscapes […]

Ice hotels

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, October 14, 2011

It can be quite an experience staying in a hotel where the building itself and the furniture within is made entirely of ice (yes, even the bed). Ice hotels are harder to come by but some ice bars have sprung up in city centres around the world and tourists on holiday in Paris or London […]

Sleeping in the air (the best airlines for a proper rest while travelling)

By Emma - Last updated: Monday, October 10, 2011

Whilst travelling to your holiday destination it is worth trying to get some rest so that you can kill time and feel refreshed when you arrive, especially if you are on a long haul flight to Australia. In the past plane seats have had a bad reputation for being uncomfortable and cramped. However these days […]