Rynek Glowny main square in Krakow, Poland

Four Ideal City Breaks on a Central Europe Vacation (Part 2)

Previous: Four Ideal City Breaks on a Central Europe Vacation (Part 1) Steeped in history, culture, and architectural beauty, here are four cities well worth exploring on a Central Europe vacation. Krakow, Poland Krakow is Poland’s most beautiful and popular city. It has a convenient location near the borders of Czechia and Slovakia and makes for […]

Colourful body paint art on Woman

Enjoy Strange and Unusual World Festivals on Various Vacation Packages (Part 2)

Previous: Enjoy Strange and Unusual World Festivals on Various Vacation Packages (Part 1) Continuing our exploration of strange and unusual phenomena, when it comes to festivals, there is an abundance of unusual happenings taking place year round. Some derive from tradition, others are due to a prevailing quirky and unusual sense of humour. I have […]

Couple in Stortorget Big Square in Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden

Road-Testing the World’s Most Liveable Cities for 2016 (as Travel Destinations!)

They’re great to live in, but would you want to visit? The phrase “most liveable city” pops up in headlines several times a year as numerous agencies including The Economist, EIU, and Mercer all announce their favourites. While totally subjective, the winners are usually compact, well-organized, very walkable, and offer plenty of culture and a […]