The first place I went to after getting off the train was le Sacré-Cœur in Paris which is the most exquisite church I have ever visited! It was of course inundated with people especially what with it being Easter but I still managed to squeeze myself through the tourists to get an aerial view of Paris.
Most people don't want to spend a fortune on a hotel when they go on vacation, but they don't want to stay in a dump either. When you're choosing a hotel, you should look for a place that offers good value but is also a decent place to stay. Take a look at these five caution signs to avoid when looking for a place to sleep on your vacation.
There is a way of traveling the world that costs nothing but a little appreciation. A way of traveling that pulls you right into the cultural and social environment of strangers. Follow me on my trip into the world of couch surfing with all its facets, from opulent estates in Vienna to a dump in the heart of St Petersburg.
It's that time of year when most people get itchy feet - especially those who have chosen to go for a gap year instead of heading straight to universi...
Let's face it, the internet has pretty much replaced the Situations Vacant section of the local paper, particularly when it comes to searching for careers in travel. However, scams are rife on the internet. In fact, job scams in general multiply during tough economic times like these because so many people are desperate for work.
From next year the price of a yearly university tuition fee rises to a humble £374,000, so every post A-Level student is starting uni this year, therefore abandoning their original plan of working in a dodgy supermarket near their parents' house for six months before travelling to some far off land. Sad isn't it?