Italy Best Destinations, Best European Family Vacations, Best Vacation Time In Italy,

Italy’s mouthwatering pasta and irresistible Italian wine are absolute drooling delicacies on European family vacation to Italy.  These are accompanied with the fresh seafood sautéed in olive oil, rejuvenating and stimulating sunshine, and the stunning visits to the famous renaissance castles and remnants of the classical Roman Empire. Indeed, Italy is one of the best European family vacation destinations with some of the finest tourism offers.

Italy has always attracted tourists from every other country in the world throughout the year. Travel agencies have always successfully highlighted Italy’s various tourist destinations and attracted millions to these amazing and beautiful places. Indeed, Italy has provided many such exotic vacation destinations to the entire family. You must personally experience these unbelievably captivating Italian vacation destinations!

Italy is an exciting place for the touring visitors. You will never find place for any boredom during your stay here. Every tourist destination can be accessed easily. Visiting tourists like you will never have the time to feel bored during your stay in Italy. The remarkable tourist sights are pretty accessible. After seeing and living in Italy, even for a short duration, you too will exclaim “la vita Italiana!” A wonderful life in Italy! Read more

Discover Spain, Spain Vacations, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Spain Carnivals, Best Spain Destinations

May 16, 2008 by  
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The land of Flamenco, bull fights, and fantastic beaches, Spain can offer you with so much more. Spain is located at the Iberian Peninsula just southwest of Europe. Spain owns the Canary Islands on the Atlantic and the Balearic Islands on the Mediterranean. It is the third country in Europe in extension and is fifth among the largest in population. It is visited by 45 million visitors per year, and is a fascinating country to discover and to discover more.

Spain is one of the cultural centers of Europe; it has been for thousands of years. So what’s attracting so much people to visit it? Let’s find out.

Spain is composed of coastlines, World Heritage cities, National Parks and cultural spots. Fiestas, events, arts and culture, food, nature, sports, and wine routes are just some of the things you can do to enjoy Spain and its heritage. But first things first, plan your trip.

Spain VacationsThe best time to visit Spain is May, June, August and September. You’ll expect good weather and avoid extreme heat. The best time is the Seaman Santa (or Holy Week) just before Easter. Pack lightly extreme heat can really be a minus for anyone. Bring light linen, short-sleeved tops and avoid the woolies. Now that we’ve identified when to go and what to wear, next on the list is where should we go visit?

Spanish heritage includes cultural events mostly celebrated year round. In January, Festividad in San Sebastian is celebrated when the whole town dress up in costumes and just go crazy. Carnaval is celebrated all throughout the country in late February, go to Sitges it goes really wild up there. March marks Las Fallas with all night dancing, drinking, fireworks displays and processions. Try to book a reservation in Seville if you intend to visit during Semana Santa, which is also perfect place to be come April to enjoy Feria de Abril which is a week-long party.

In July, The Running of the Bulls (Sanfermines) in Pamplona is unleashed. It is the most famous festival not only in Spain but around the world as well. Another famous event falls on the last Wednesday of August in a Valencian town of Bunol, where they celebrate the bounty of the tomato harvest, by filling up the streets with tomato! La Tomatina is an event that involves the throwing and sploshing of tomatoes everywhere and to anyone, unless they don’t do it to you first, that is, in a friendly riot. August also marks Semana Grande, which is simply a big party with a lot of drinking.

Spain hosts a lot of great parties and great food and usually they celebrate it with reason and tradition. So if you’re thinking of dropping-by make sure your pocket is as ready as your stomach. Ole!

Spain Sanfermines

Discover Europe by Bike, Biking in Lake Garda, Europe by Bike, Mountain Biking in Europe

May 14, 2008 by  
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Europe is famous for its spectacular seascapes and mountain slopes. The breath-taking views and hillsides will set a challenge to any trekker out there. What better way to see it all, but with a two-wheel phenomenon that’s revolutionalized the art of traveling. Biking has become a fad to most tourists and has become one of the better options to see the sights.

Biking in Europe is great alone, or with a companion. But first things first, you can’t use a bike to cross the seas. We have to figure out where to go and what to expect on the trip.

Biking in EuropeLake Garda: Where is the best mountain biking in Europe? The answer is “Lake Garda”. One of Italy’s most scenic and well-known lakes, Lake Garda lies at the foot of the Trentino Alps, and at its northern end lies the resort of Riva del Garda, an attractive mixture of ancient and modern. The mountains around Lake Garda offer plenty of possibilities for tough workout on your bike. Every year around the end of April and the beginning of May, the area around Riva is the venue of the Bike Festival. Read more