May 21st, 2013
Castles are the dwelling places that make most people think of medieval times. The truth is, there are castles in the United States and they convey all of the splendor of castles from medieval times and more. Castles are architectural works of art that are pleasing to the eye and boggling to the mind. That is why visiting famous castles in America is one of the most fascinating journeys a person can take.
Boldt Castle was built by George Read the rest of this entry »
March 24th, 2013
If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, you are in for a treat. Vietnam has bloomed in the last ten years to become a real tourist hotspot, and the country’s exciting nightlife, rich history and impressive natural beauty is something that appeals to many different visitors.
In the first place, take a moment to think about visiting the ancient capital city of Hue. Though the capital of Vietnam is now Ho Chi Minh City, the city of Hue served as the country’s capital city for hundreds of years, and there Read the rest of this entry »
June 14th, 2012
Whether you have been to the Great Barrier Reef before in your life or if this is your first trip and vacation to the beautiful spot, there are plenty of interesting things to do on a Great Barrier Reef vacation regardless of how many times you have visited in your past.
A popular island in the Great Barrier Reef and location is Wilson Island. At its maximum, only 12 guests are able to stay on the island Read the rest of this entry »
August 31st, 2011
The ocean has a way of causing excitement and relaxation at the same time. The fresh air sun and sand can bring us all back to childhood days of spending time at the beach. If it is time for you to experience this again, try renting a cottage by the sea, for the whole family to enjoy. Rentals are available, nightly, weekly or for a month or more. When you stay directly on the beach you can experience the Read the rest of this entry »
August 18th, 2011
From Boston to Vermont and the islands of Maine, New England is a spot for romance. Whether enjoying a night overlooking the the Boston Harbor or enjoying the foliage of the Vermont mountains, there is something for everyone.
- Cape Cod in the winter is a secluded beach venue where you will not have to deal with the crowds, enjoy your stay at a secluded bed and breakfast away from everyone.
- Go ice skating on Boston’s Frog Pond. Then warm up with a romantic dinner at one of Boston’s top restaurants.
- Head up to the quaint town Read the rest of this entry »
July 14th, 2011
With so many roadside attractions in the United States, there has never been a better reason to drive across the country to destinations like Texas or Florida.
One amazing roadside attraction to visit is the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. This attraction features 125 mini sculptures created to mirror famous religious buildings.
Graceland Too is another must-see attraction. This Elvis Presley fan site is located between Graceland and Tupelo. The site contains thousands of pieces of antique Elvis Presley memorabilia. The entrance fee is only 5.
Snake Alley can offer a fun driving experience, as it Read the rest of this entry »
June 28th, 2011
Tampa Bay is a great place to live but with summer coming up residents here should take a few precautionary steps to make sure their homes are ready for hotter weather. Here are a few of our suggestions for keeping your Florida property safe through the summer.
Check for leaks. If you’re worried about your cooling bills in the hot summer months, you may want to invest in an energy audit for your home. This means you may need to invest in things like new the Read the rest of this entry »
July 26th, 2010
The Tampa Bay Rays are one team that is almost as remarkable off the field as they are on it. The long road to the team’s creation began in 1980s, trying to woo over existing teams like the Minnesota Twins or the San Francisco Giants. St. Petersburg even built the Tropicana Field (originally the Florida Suncoast Dome) in the hopes of drawing over a team. The team finally came into existence as an expansion franchise in 1998.The Rays (appearing as the Devil Rays, their original name) were featured in the 2002 film The Rookie, which tells the true story of Jim Morris. Morris was a high school science teacher and baseball coach renowned for his ability to pitch at speeds of 98 mph. Morris pitched with the Rays for two seasons. Read the rest of this entry »
July 26th, 2010
Tampa Bay is a great family-vacation spot, but there’s also a thriving scene of single tourists and locals who make the nightlife one to remember. Besides the company, Tampa Bay’s bars and clubs bring a lot to the table as well. Here are some of the best places to check out if you’re looking to keep the party going into the night.
- Hyde Park Caf: This hot spot has seen the likes of Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan, and Jessica Sierra (she was an American Idol finalist, if you don’t remember). The Caf’s famous “pigza” (various ham pizzas) will keep your energy up as the dancing goes late into the night. The club also boasts resident DJs like MACHINO and Jask.
- Four Green Fields Pub: The Four Green Fields is the oldest Irish pub in Tampa, and still holds up as one of the city’s hot spots. Featuring traditional Irish music every weekend, the club also boasts a respectable drinks menu (of course) and some Irish classics like corned beef and vegetable soup. When you get tired of the food and music, keep your skills high by practicing on their dartboard. Read the rest of this entry »
July 26th, 2010
There’s plenty of natural attractions in Tampa Bay: beautiful oceans, sunny beaches, and even the historic Ybor City. No trip is complete, though, without a visit to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Now, it’s easier than ever thanks to some great packages being offered by the theme park. These include adding an extra night for free when you stay 2 nights at any partner hotel, or getting a free admission to the Howl-O-Scream Halloween event.Busch Gardens Tampa has plenty of attractions, both old and new, to attract the fiercest tourists, all wrapped in an authentic African theme. The Jungala zone is a four-acre location in the Congo area, and includes plenty of opportunities for kids and parents alike to let their inner animal out. Come face to face with a white Bengal tiger, or let your kids test their balance on a three-story rope maze. Read the rest of this entry »