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If you’re planning on getting out of the U.K. while the 2012 Olympics are in town, don’t worry: you can still enjoy an exciting and relaxing summer. While the rest of the world’s eyes — and thousands of tourists — are focused on London, many other destinations offer the perfect backdrop for memorable summer holidays.
If you don’t want to stray too far from home, drive north to Inverness. Each June, this Scottish town hosts the RockNess Festival, two days of live performances by local and international musicians set on the stunning shores of Loch Ness. Past performers include Blondie, Fatboy Slim, Kasabian, Daft Punk and the Strokes.
Fly off to sunnier climes on a Spanish holiday. The southern town of Bunol is home to the annual La Tomatia festival. On the last Wednesday in August, tomato-happy visitors flock to Bunol, swelling the town’s normal population by about 21,000. At 11 a.m., everyone throws tomatoes at each other for an hour or two, creating a huge, happy mess in the streets. Wear old clothes and prepare to get dirty at this unique event.
For a more adventurous trip, pack your bicycle and head to Provence, France, for a cycling holiday. Mostly rural, Provence stretches from the Antibes to the Alps, so you can choose touring routes based on your biking experience and abilities. Don’t-miss attractions in this sunny region include water sports and scenery on Lac de Ste. Croix, the medieval village at Tourtour and — of course — wine tastings galore.
A holiday in Amsterdam offers historical and cultural attractions. The city’s streets are filled with carved gable stones — many dating from the 1800s -– museums, art galleries and hidden gardens. Among the most striking architectural gems in Amsterdam, the Papegaai or parrot chapel served as a house of worship for clandestine 16th-century Catholics. For a glimpse into the more-recent past, catch a movie at The Movies cinema. First opened in 1912, this theatre is the oldest film venue in the city and still retains its original art deco style.
Meeting tourism was consolidated in basin due to the thrust of the Convention Bureau of the tourism Foundation of basin and the improvement of the communications of the city, world heritage. The fall season has begun with force in the province. October has been a month highlighted the celebration of seven conferences and professional meetings.The consolidation of this tourism responds to the bet the tourism Foundation in Cuenca by strengthening its offerings and promotional actions that contribute to the changing of tourism demand, that focuses on holiday periods.
The Convention Bureau of Foundation tourism of basin continues to work to consolidate this trend on the rise of meeting tourism. In November, the city has already hosted several activities such as the right national workshops to the independent life of the Roosevelt Association or the third national Congress of Presidents of squares of bulls. Upcoming dates celebration the 14th Congress of the Spanish Association of semiotics, organized by the new Faculty of journalism of the UCLM in the Campus of Cuenca. Looking ahead to 2012, already is contraband with the technical Office of various events. Read the rest of this entry »
Several users have begun to complain that their electronic book readers stopped working after passing through the control of an airport. Initially they blamed the x-ray machines, but the reason could be easier: the static electricity generated in the rubber tapes.
Complaints, however, does not affect devices as Kindle Fire, Tablet from Amazon, because there is a display of electronic ink, but only to e-books among its components.
Affected users discovered that their readers had stopped working after passing through security control, so it thought that x-ray machines had interacted in some way with the devices. Read the rest of this entry »
Adventure and experience are two things you have been looking for in your life. This is one reason why you often go as a backpacker and visit so many places around the world. From your trip, you gain mementos and experiences for sure. And now, it is the time for a new adventure again, the time to visit Florida the coastal spot and have some cozy trip there. Florida holidays are what you want to have right now.
You want to have some new adventure, but you want to relax a little bit as well. This is why you decided to visit Florida in the first place and plan the trip there. If you have no idea, the Orlando holidays offer you so many things to do and to see once you go there. You can visit the theme park or the Disneyland for example, if you wish to have some time in a fun and warm atmosphere. There are also some cruise trips if you wish to have the world class service.
Before the trip starts, some Florida Villas also make a great choice for you because for sure you need some place to rest and in the villas, you will get not only some empty space but also the ocean views and the finest room service, just to pamper you in this holiday.
The time when it is most difficult to get an Edinburgh accommodation is August, which is also one of the most exciting times. This is when Edinburgh Festival takes place, which is actually many seperate festivals, all related to the cultural arts. These festivals are world-renowned, such as the Military Tattoo festival and the Fringe Festival. A visitor to Edinburgh will find events happening throughout the city during the month of August.
Edinburgh self catering apartments are in huge demand during the Edinburgh Festival so you have to book one nearly a year in advance. Many of the performers book Edinburgh apartments rather than hotels as they are staying for several weeks and prefer the home-like atmosphere. Groups of young people also book many of the available Edinburgh self catering apartments because they tend to be cheaper than hotels. Self catering lets you prepare meals in the apartment, this is a huge cost savings.
Fortunately, Edinburgh accommodation is not lacking in choice, the cit sees tourists all year so they are well-prepared. There are accommodations to meet all tastes and price ranges, but if you’re visiting in August, you’ll need to book well in advance if you don’t want to accept what is left over. If you arrive at the Edinburgh Festival without accommodation, what’s left will be the cheapest and the most expensive only.
But how are the motels that are on the road?
The motels usually found in the service areas of roads, or access to diverse populations. In each there is usually more of a different motel chains, with different levels of service quality Read the rest of this entry »
This day our journey coast to coast by the United States has been essentially road.
We traveled from Dallas to Amarillo Travelogue motel. 583 miles have been traveled by the state of Texas in a very quiet day, a road da y.
En route we stopped at a rest area where we should have warned us to beware of rattlesnakes (Rattlesnakes). Read the rest of this entry »
At our stage in Dallas during the trip from coast to coast by the United States , we were able to recall one of the most popular television series of the years 70-80, Dallas.
Previously, we drove a town called Parker, which allowed us to better understand the world more residential and rural Texas. We went through the car for several estates and residential areas, some of very high economic level. Read the rest of this entry »
For some strange reason, it’s easy, and upon reflection, we have reached the following conclusions on the reasons that lead an easy driving America’s highways. Read the rest of this entry »
Today, finally, we entered Arizona in this new stage of our journey coast to coast by the United States . The first thing we did was visit the Visitors Center of Arizona.
In this new state we plan to visit Phoenix, Navajo Nation, Monument Valley and Grand Canyon. And in Phoenix and we will meet with Dolors Miquel, great friends of ours Cardedeu (Barcelona) will join us to travel for about two weeks, and whom we can not wait to see. Read the rest of this entry »