Deciding which of the world’s cities is the most picturesque is something of a ‘how long is a piece of string?’ question. Depending on your personal tastes, one city may be more or less attractive than another depending on whether it possesses a beautiful natural landscape, handsome historical buildings or eye-catching modern architecture. But while [...]
Immigrants come from all over the world to settle on Scotland’s shores. Recently, however, Scotland has received it most unusual immigrants ever—two Chinese pandas. The panda pair, Tian Tian and Yang Guang, arrived December 4th at the Edinburgh Zoo and have been visible to the public since December 16th.
Volunteering is a very popular way to travel, and one of the leading choices made by those on a gap year between college and university. However, no matter whether you decide to volunteer in Guatemala or even down south, in the slums of Brazil, make no mistake – it can sometimes be hard, challenging work! [...]
August Macke was born in the town of Meschede, in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany. You can visit his hometown from any Dusseldorf trade show hotel.
As many already know, the weather of Scotland is quite unpredictable. Although it is considered somewhat volatile at times, people often complain about the wind more than anything. Thus, when you are planning a trip to this wonderful country, make sure you bring clothing to accommodate nearly every type of weather.
Liverpool is a fascinating city, associated with influential docks, and a sterling contribution to the Industrial Revolution across Britain. Anyone on a visit to one of the many Liverpool city centre hotels will find some great pubs in the area, and the following five are particularly worthy of note.
I can not stress enough how beautiful the sunsets are in Scotland. I have been here for nearly a month and I still find them absolutely breath taking, despite how cold it can get at night. My husband and I have checked ourselves into a Hotel breaks Scotland for a much needed vacation;
Arthur’s Seat is the name given to the highest peak of the group of hills that form Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park. Rising to a height of around 250m and providing superb views over the city, Arthur’s Seat is one of the top attractions visited by anyone staying in a luxury Edinburgh hotel.
The international consulting firm Mercer every year conducts an evaluation of the quality of life in 221 cities around the world. The survey compares factors such as medical care, personal safety, education, public services, recreational opportunities, and environmental conditions such as green space.
Latin America is famed for its exotic marine life, but for anyone with an interest in learning more, the price of a holiday may be enough to put you off altogether! However, there is a great range of sealife conservation work available, when you apply to