Best Winter Holiday Activities as You Embark on a Hop on/Hop off Adventure in New York City When it comes to amazing holiday travel destinations, New York City is at the top of the list. The city that never sleeps is known for its endless options for activities year-round, but New York City really thrives in the late fall and early winter months. Here are some of the best activities in New York City to get the most out of the winter holidays. Bryant Park Winter Village The opening of the Bryant Park Winter Village is a sign that Christmas has arrived in New York City, despite the fact that it tends to open near Halloween. With a 17,000 square foot ice rink, and an extensive marketplace, this New York City hot spot is the perfect spot for a romantic evening, some solo shopping, or to take your nomadic family for a night on the town. Given the time of year, Bryant Park Winter Village is the perfect place to get some holiday shopping done. Visit one of the small coffee shops, then peruse through the 150 vendor locations at the park. Located in Midtown Manhattan behind the New York Public Library’s main branch, the Winter Village is a must-see. The Rockefeller Christmas Tree The Rockefeller Christmas Tree is a spectacle to behold. With the 2017 version standing at...Read More
Want to explore without the backpacking? Think: location It may seem romantically adventurous to just set off and explore with nothing but a change of clothes and some cash in your bag, but the reality of backpacking means spending lots of time feeling sweaty, with tired legs, unfolding wet maps or relying on your phone’s battery, amid lots of stopping to ask for help or directions or charge points. Sound fun? If getting off the beaten track by foot and bus isn’t your style, you may prefer to explore with a bit more class and luxury. The key to managing this is to choose a place to stay that is well located between all the sites you want to visit. If you’re also not one for planning, a quality resort can do much of the thinking for you. If you want great organization and a trip designed just for you, look into Excellence Luxury Hotels & Resorts, home to a team that which will take on all the work of organizing your stay from the moment you arrive to even after when you check-out. The Excellence group has adults-only, all-age, romantic and fun resorts, and are most importantly: very well located. These resorts are in Playa Mujeres, Riviera Cancun, Punta Cana, El Carmen, and Oyster Bay, which are all exquisite spots near beautiful beaches, biking, hiking, and boating opportunities....Read More
5 Unique Travel Companies that are Changing Tourism Tourism has always been around, of course – more now than ever, given the sheer range of travel available. However, there are some exciting changes on the horizon; made possible by the explosion of the integration of electronics with our everyday lives. There are apps for all kinds of things; these facilitate travel in ways few people saw coming. If you haven’t taken a vacation in the past few years – now is the time. You’ll be amazed at the ease with which you can get to your destination, and the availability of tourist delights once you get there. Here are some of the companies that are making all this possible. 1. Bike Rental Central Park There’s nothing like pedal-power to get you moving and experiencing all a city has to offer. More integrative than a bus ride or taxicab, hooking up with a company like Bike Rental Central Park – Tours & Sightseeing will familiarize you with the expansiveness of one of the nation’s largest urban parks. It’s really one of the most inexpensive ways to travel, too, with hourly and whole-day rates. You can do your shopping, trekking and plain old sightseeing with any of the many accessories offered by the company – baskets, support for children, etc. If you’re in New York, you might want to hop on...Read More
Morzine: A Great Location For Your Short Ski Break Morzine is a large and lively resort with all year skiing and is popular with British Skiers and families. Located in the center of the Portes du Soleil area you’ll find a traditional town which covers both sides of a river gorge. The village has a traditional Savoyard charm with its wooden chalets with slate roofs and stone foundations giving your stay the perfect character you would expect for this kind of Alpine break. Why Morzine for a short break Being so close to Geneva airport makes Morzine an excellent destination to maximise your skiing and time in resort for a short break. It’s a quick flight time from the UK and with packages from tour operators such as those from Alpine Elements Ski Holidays, they are easy to search and book too. Not only is there excellent skiing but there are plenty of other activities and things to do here too. Morzine on the slopes Morzine and Les Gets are part of the Portes Du Soleil linked ski area. There are 426km of pistes spread across 13 different ski resorts which covers France and Switzerland. In a central position in the Portes du Soleil, Morzine is excellent for first-time skiers and families. You are close to the beginner slopes which are gorgeous, gentle and perfect tree-lined spaces. Further out...Read More
Top 4 Bed and Breakfast Accommodations in Sydney Sydney is one of the most visited cities in Australia. The city is filled with tourists all-year round, which is mainly the reason why a number of hotels, inns, motels, and bed and breakfast can be found in and around the city. Bed and breakfast accommodations are famous for its laidback and romantic ambience. Most of them are affordable, simple, and pretty straightforward. If you and your partner are planning on going to Sydney and you want to stay somewhere intimate and quiet, then try staying at a bed and breakfast. They have got a wide array of B&Bs, and you are sure to find one that will suit your needs and wants. While you’re at it, make sure to get a car rental in Sydney too. You might want to add an additional driver as well, as the city can get pretty confusing for first-timers. Getting a car hire also means utmost convenience and removes time constraint from your trip. You can even relax and drink a few bottles of wine, as you can be sure that your driver will take you to every destination that you desire. Without further ado, here are five of the best bed and breakfast accommodations in Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast According to Booking.com, this is the most booked bed and breakfast in...Read More
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