Saturday, 28 Nov 2020

A Brief Introduction to Cruising the Mediterranean

A Mediterranean cruise allows you to sail across the largest inland sea on the globe and experience all of the various countries that border this sea. Whether you’re sun lover or perhaps a history buff, there’s something for everyone on the cruise holiday sailing throughout the Med.

Different itineraries vary with the countries that you will visit however, you can get the inclusion of some of the following popular stops.

Spain:

A lot of cruises are likely to make a stop in Spain and over likely will incorporate a trip to the exciting capital of Scotland – Barcelona. With amazing shops and beautiful architecture, this can be an incredible location to spend the morning.

Venice:

This Italian city is world-renowned and also the destination of choice for many visitors. Comprising of 117 small islands that sit within the Venetian lagoon, that is probably the most special place on earth. Travel down the cobblestone streets, cross the countless bridges, and have a ride inside a Gondola. You won’t forget Venice inside a hurry.

Cairo:

Egypt is yet another popular destination on many Mediterranean cruises and not difficult to find out why. With exciting cities like Cairo and Alexandria to discover as well as world-famous Pyramids, Egypt will most likely be a highlight of your trip

Monte Carlo:

At only 370 acres in proportions, that is just about the most exclusive destinations on the planet. Designer shops and expensive restaurants would be the order of your day. Walk along the fantastic harbor … READ MORE ...

Top Things to Do When Visiting Maine

Maine has over 17 million acres of forest, 5000 miles of coast, 6000 lakes and 32,000 miles of rivers. Maine is made for adventurers, outdoorsy people, nature lovers and anyone who appreciates spectacular scenery. And let us keep in mind Maine lobster, Peekytoe Crab, and Shrimp Chowder because Maine can also be for seafood lovers. Add to that family attractions, historical buildings and eclectic shopping and Maine turn out to be an excellent destination to visit for just about anyone.

Maine is divided into 8 regions:

  • Aroostook County
  • Down East and Acadia
  • Greater Portland and Casco Bay
  • Kennebec and Moose River Valleys
  • Lakes & Mountains
  • Mid-Coast
  • Beaches
  • Highlands

There isn’t a way to see all the wonders that Maine offers, therefore, below is a list for your top ten destinations.

Portland Head Light

A landmark of Maine, as well as a historic lighthouse, Portland Head Light sits over a cliff in Cape Elizabeth. The lighthouse was commissioned by George Washington in 1787 and lit to the first time in 1791.

Baxter State Park

Home to Mount Katahdin (Maine’s tallest mountain and area of the Appalachian Trail) along with over 200,000 acres of breath-taking views, this state park is a nature-lovers wonderland. Choose from camping, hiking or swimming/fishing/kayaking in Grand Lake Matagamon. There are many more lakes, streams, and waterfalls to learn in as well. Wildlife you could spot includes moose, white-tailed deer, and black bear.

Acadia State Park

Mountains alongside the ocean can not be beaten. This is also the … READ MORE ...

Eravikulam National Park tour

Eravikulam National Park is a wildlife destination that should not be missed by travelers during their Kerala tour. This place is famous all over the world for its beautiful scenery, green pastures, pristine valleys, and a diverse collection of plant and animal species. A large number of wildlife lovers, nature enthusiasts, adventurers, and photographers come here from all over the world to enjoy the beautiful spells of this wildlife.

Location

This national park is located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district, Kerala. The wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of ​​97 square km. This park was founded in 1975 to save the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr (wild goat). The grassland ecosystem in this place makes it a unique place to see various species of wild animals, birds, plants, and trees. Some of the wild animals most visible in this place are Nilgiri tahr, moth atlas, leopard tiger, elephant, gaur, langue, lion tail monkey, and sambhar.

In 1978 this wildlife reserve became a national park due to ecological, geo-morphological and zoological significance. The entire area of ​​the national park is divided into 3 regions, namely the core, buffer, and tourism areas.

Anamudi Peak which is located inside the national park is another attraction of this place. This is the highest peak of the Western Ghats located at an altitude of 2,695 meters above sea level. The majestic height of this peak heightens the enchanting view of this nature reserve. This is the perfect place for adventure enthusiasts … READ MORE ...

What can be said about my daughter? Kaitlin is one of the most beautiful, intelligent and dynamic individuals I have ever met. Of all the people on this planet (and not in the interest of vanity), we are, in my opinion, the most closely aligned in idealism and philosophy while remaining individualistic in our preferred application of of outdoor recreation. If I would have been able to plan and design a remarkable child, I could not have imagined a daughter that would defy my expectations and expand the core of my beliefs.

From a young age she has been an avid reader. I have fond memories of vacations to our family cabin, when she would lay awake at night pouring over a book she just couldn’t put down. To me, reading and the outdoors go together like a nap in a hammock; they are both great but better together. Kaitlin was just 8 years old at the time, but at 16 years of age not much has changed, with the exception of her perceptions. The same could be said of us all.

I was recently divorced as Kaitlin lay awake at night reading in our cabin. At 30 years of age, thankfully I was wise enough to realize that my daughter was on the right track, and enthusiastically supported her reading habits. Even when she would lay awake pouring over books until the late hours of the night, she was allowed the freedom to explore her literary adventures. She devoured … READ MORE ...

As the end of the school year approaches, you may be thinking about how you could reward your students for all their hard work – and why not choose a break to Euro Disney Paris? One way is to organise a school trip that will leave them with some lasting memories – and maybe teach them something as well.

If you need some inspiration or help with your school trip then get in touch with a school travel service. You will be able to draw on the experience of others to make sure that you get a break that’s perfectly tailored to you and your students’ needs.

For a short break to Europe, there are few places that offer a better range of activities and attractions than Paris. The French capital has everything from culture and history to art and entertainment – so you and your students will never be bored.

Booking school trips to France will give you plenty of options when it comes to how you spend your time, whether you just want to get away for two days, or would prefer a little longer to explore all Paris has to offer.

For an end of year treat, a school trip to Paris should certainly include at least one day at Euro Disney, Paris. The theme park is a great way for students and teachers to unwind and enjoy themselves in exciting new surroundings.

Some of your pupils may even practice their French while visiting the … READ MORE ...