You finally booked your trip to South America, that one you’ve been craving for such a long time. You’ve researched about many popular destinations like the Salt Flats in Bolivia and the Atacama Desert in Chile – and of course, you can’t wait to see the famous Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru.
Songkran is the exciting, energetic Thai holiday that can be described as a days-long water festival. For those who haven’t played Songkran before, it most closely resembles a countrywide water […]
The decision to attempt a camping trip grew out of a conversation with another English teacher working in a rural town, looking to get some space from the extended family vibe of our communities. There are several national parks within the country’s borders, but Khao Yai (which translates to “Mountain(s) Big”) is by far the biggest.
On a rare clear day in early spring, some friends and I left Galway bound for Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands in Ireland. Several tour companies run day trips from the city, and it was very easy to set up. We traveled by bus into the countryside, and then caught a ferry across the Atlantic to the island.
Think about the yummy land you saw in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. If you ever want to visit a magical, candy-filled place just like Willy Wonka’s factory, just go to Belgium! Fountains of chocolate, truffles and pralines — small refined masterpieces lure you from hundreds of elegant stores.
On the sliding scale of Tolkien fandom insanity, I probably fall in the upper-middle end of the spectrum. So when I found out I’d be living in England, I was only a little excited by the prospect visiting the sights that inspired one of my favorite authors.
When you’re in Belgrade, you can forget about worrying about getting around! No bus tickets, no waiting lines, and no tough traffic – everything’s within walking distance over here! With just one pair of feet, you’ll be able to see so much of this city!