Where in the world is this? Let’s take a visual journey through photos! Below are eight places in the world near and far, some with clues to its location if you look carefully. Enjoy the trip - ready, set, go!
Whether you already know where you want to go or you’re seeking a little inspiration, this list of movies should get you in the traveling spirit. These movies aren’t necessarily about travel, but they do provide a healthy dose of cityscapes, open beaches, and charming countrysides that will make you want to do some wandering of your own. Check out the list and start planning for your next getaway!
When you visit a new place, it’s easy to walk around admiring the beautiful and unique architecture without understanding the significance of what you’re seeing. However, architecture is an art form, and like any era of art, the buildings built at a particular time reflect the values and happenings of their day. This week, we’re headed to Budapest, Hungary, to examine three styles of architecture that you’ll find in the Queen of the Danube.
Ottoman (Turkish) Architecture
It’s 8 pm on a Friday evening and you find yourself in an apartment building just a few blocks from the Martim Moniz metro stop. You glance around the dimly lit white hallway with its low-hanging lights and you consider reversing your steps, but the low clatter of dishes on the floor above gives you the confidence to press on. You creep up the staircase, pausing from time to time to determine if those really were dishes and the faint sounds of voices that you heard, until you reach the top and are face-to-face with a hand-painted Chinese character on the door in front of you.
You’ve found one of Lisbon’s famed Chinês clandestinos.
There’s something about wine that exudes an air of luxury. Perhaps it’s because wine requires a certain level of expertise to appreciate fully, or maybe it’s in the vocabulary we use to describe the actions we take with it. We sip, we savor, and we indulge in wine.
Whatever the case may be, wine tourism is a booming industry that is flourishing everywhere that grapes will grow. Most oenophiles are aware of the classic wine regions such as Bordeaux, Tuscany, and Northern California, but today, let’s get into three lesser-known wine tourism destinations.
Author: Debra Harris
As founder of Life’s Journey Travel, I’m deeply passionate about creating custom travel experiences that allow my clients to truly savor the journey.