Three of the Best Things to See & Do in Penzance

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 Posted by

If you are looking for ideas for a holiday location with plenty to see and do, but don’t want to travel abroad this year, the seaside town Penzance in Cornwall could be an ideal choice. Penzance is one of the largest and most westerly settlements in Cornwall, and has served as an important harbour for decades. Charming, with a quirky personality and bags of history reaching back to ancient times, Penzance will appeal to families and couples alike. In this blog, we look at three of the best things to see and do during a stay in the area. Read the rest of this entry »

Historic Attractions in Paphos, Cyprus

Posted on: April 22nd, 2013 Posted by

The popular holiday destination Cyprus is well-known for its sunny climate, sandy beaches and vibrant club scene, but what some visitors don’t realise is that the Mediterranean island is also home to a number of significant historic sites. A hot-spot for archaeological and cultural sightseeing is in and around the town of Paphos. Located on the western coast, Paphos has been inhabited since the Neolithic period. Old Paphos and New Paphos (Kato Paphos and Neo Paphos) were once separate villages but as the population has grown and spread, the divisions between the two have blurred. If you are planning a visit to Paphos, be sure to include the following attractions in your schedule and discover historic Cyprus. Read the rest of this entry »

The Shanghai Top Five: Where to Go & What to See

Posted on: April 9th, 2013 Posted by

Located in the People’s Republic of China, the highly populated city of Shanghai has been an important port since the 19th Century and has grown significantly since that period. The city has a big personality, combining glamour and real-life, and flawlessly blending elements from the east and the west. This week, we list five of the top places to go and what to see during a stay in this modern Chinese city. Read the rest of this entry »

Sightseeing In & Around Santiago, Chile

Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 Posted by

Chile’s capital city Santiago lies in a wide valley between the magnificent Andes mountain range in the east and the Chilean Coastal range in the west. Approximately 90 minutes drive from the beach and  mountains, Santiago’s central location makes the city into an excellent base for first-time visitors to the country. If you are planning a trip to Santiago and looking for ideas of things to see and do when you are there, why not check out some of the following suggestions? Read the rest of this entry »