St. Lucia is of course a popular honeymoon destination due to its beautiful sandy white beaches, turquoise waters and the hot sunshine. Relaxing on the beach is a great way to recuperate from the stress of the wedding planning and the nerves felt on the big day.
If you’re taking a holiday this spring I have great news for you %u2013 prices have fallen across three quarters of the destinations surveyed. These are the cheapest destinations for spring 2014 %u2013 get out there…
This perfectly formed Caribbean gem fully deserves the moniker %u2018Spice Isle’, as a jeep journey through the lush tropical forests will attest; the heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves fill your nostrils. And with past settlers including the Spanish, French and British, there is much to pique the interests of culture and history buffs. And of course, this being the Caribbean, there are a myriad of water-based adventures to be had; take your pick from yachting, diving and cruising. These are our top ten things to do in Grenada.
In celebration of Pre%u0161eren Day %u2013 Slovenia’s national cultural holiday on 8 February 2014%u2013 we take a look at the top ten unmissable cultural sights in Slovenia.
Although many of us still insist on %u2018driving home for Christmas’, there’s a lot to be said for jetting off somewhere a little more exotic. Bypassing the pressures of creating a perfect traditional day, by venturing abroad you’ll have the freedom to shake things up a little, while still preserving all the best bits of a festive celebration at home. On the continent, you can enjoy the snowy season (with actual snow) at the legendary European Christmas markets, offering the chance to pick up unique presents and experience local traditions. Here are a few cities that promise to deliver some charming Christmas cheer.
Winter has taken hold of the northern hemisphere once more, yet thankfully there are a whole host of hot and happening destinations just a few hours flights away. Take the opportunity and squeeze in a bit of winter sun this season.
From historical gems, unique cuisine and breathtaking landscapes, Scotland is a little slice of heaven and during winter the adventures and activities on offer embrace the season, with a wealth of cultural attractions in Scotland offering a magical Christmas and snow-topped season.
The city of Barcelona is located in Spain, in the northeastern region of Catalonia. There are many attractions in this city, from Gaudí’s architecture to urban beaches decorated with sculptures.
To say that Delhi is steeped in centuries old history and fascinating culture is something of an understatement! India’s capital city boasts opulent palaces, ornate mosques, impressive forts, mysterious tombs, fascinating museums and mighty monuments.
Only a few destinations have been awarded the rare honour of being named a dark sky reserve, which is only given to locations that offer superb opportunities for stargazing. To qualify locations must have their light pollution levels strictly monitored and only the finest examples make it on to the list. Light levels are measured on the Bortle scale with 1 being the darkest, through to 9 which are typically urban skies.
FOR many education advocates, the arts are a panacea: They supposedly increase test scores, generate social responsibility and turn around failing schools. Most of the supporting evidence, though, does little more than establish correlations between exposure to the arts and certain outcomes. Research that demonstrates a causal relationship has been virtually nonexistent.
Eyeing deeper control of our mobile devices, social networks are developing their own applications to capitalize on the mobile-messaging trend. Facebook, Google and Twitter are moved in part by greed%u2014the notion that they can form an even deeper relationship with their users, to the exclusion of others%u2014and fear, that someone else will do that before they can, and limit the reach of their social networks in our lives.