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Fantastic Foto Friday: Paris, City of Love, at night along the Seine

Paris, the city of love, is wonderful any day. But it’s even more special on a clear night, on a romantic walk along the river Seine! With views like this, how can you not have a good time?
This beautiful photo was taken by Dirk Wenzel and it’s a great example of his work. You can find many more stunning photos to view or purchase on Dirk’s Photo Web Site!

Fake restaurant becomes TripAdvisors top London recommendation!

I have reviewed the risks of fake TripAdvisor reviews before and a Fortune story highlights the issue again: A London-based writer created a fake restaurant, marketed it on social media – and it shot up to the Number 1 spot of London restaurants on TripAdvisor. Similar to the ranking of Bangkok’s SkyTrain as a top attraction in town, this should … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Street Art in Melbourne, Australia

Sydney might have the stunning harbor views with the bridge and opera house, but Melbourne has some interesting sights on its own. You’ll have to look a little closer, but the street art all around the city is pretty amazing and I found myself wondering aimlessly and taking photos in the little neighborhoods – a great way to spend a leisurely day!

Better sleep, less flashy: Crowne Plaza Hotels brand experience

Crowne Plaza is an upscale hotel brand in the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) with over 400 properties around the world. Crowne Plaza is one of the most globally distributed brands of IHG and focused on business travelers. You’ll find them in big cities and airport locations. They are not flashy, but they get the job done! … Continue reading

Flights from EUR4.99 across Europe – Ryan Air Black Friday Sale

Ryan Air is not flying to the US, but that’s not stopping them from participating in the Black Friday Sale. In fact, they are making it “Seven Days of Sale”, with a different sale each day. And if you thought the 9.99 deals they were offering recently were great – their latest offer is even better with 100,000 flights from … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: St Kilda Beach, Melbourne, Australia

St Kilda Beach, Melbourne

If you want to get out of bustling Melbourne for a relaxing day on the beach, it couldn’t be any easier: Just take the tram to St. Kilda and you’ll be walking along the shoreline in no time or stretch out on the white sand beach with a view over the water! This is just one of the aces up the sleeve of Australia’s second city!

Best hotel views of Sydney: Holiday Inn Potts Point

The Holiday Inn Potts Point in Sydney offers splendid harbor views with the Sydney skyline, bridge and Opera House. The old-fashioned rooms are big, service is friendly & competent and the location near Kings Cross is convenient and fun. It’s good value and I would recommend it to friends & family! … Continue reading

Fantastic Foto Friday: Mystic Morning at Goa Gajah Temple, Ubud

Goa Gajah is a small temple on the edge of Ubud, the spiritual center of Bali! We visited in the early morning and the sunshine cutting through the mist from the damp forest floor gave it a mysterious atmosphere. The elephant cave entrance is unique among the temples I saw on Bali, so even if you are “templed out”, you might still want to add this temple to your itinerary!