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Lake Motosu, Japan

Lake Motosu, Japan

Travel to Lake Motosu, Japan Lake Motosu is the westernmost and third largest of the Fuji Five Lakes, which are situated at the foot of Mount Fuji. Lake Motosu sits at an elevation of 900 meters, which is the same as nearby Lake Shoji and Lake Sai, suggesting that the three lakes in fact used to be just one. These lakes are said to have been divided by an enormous lava flow from Mount Fuji and remain connected to this day via underground waterways. Activities on and around the the lake include fishing, hiking, boat trips, and a number of … Continued
Site Seeing in Havana

Site Seeing in Havana

Site Seeing in Havana Cuba. A few weeks ago I spent 4 days in Havana Cuba.  Last week I posted a blog on how to travel to Cuba.  Here is a list of places you need to visit during your trip to Havana.   From the minute I left the airport I tried to absorb as much of the sites, smells, music and conversation as possible.  Most of the Site seeing in Havana was exploring and hiking through the different neighborhoods.  And viewing the architecture.  Some of the buildings were in disrepair but the bones and architecture of the building … Continued
How to Travel to Cuba

How to Travel to Cuba

      Traveling to Cuba: How can Americans travel to Cuba? I went to Cuba on a people-to-people Visa . I flew on SouthWest Airlines and was able to get a visa by visiting the following site cubavisaservices.com. The cost $50.00. We picked up the Visa at the Airport the day of our departure. Check with your Airline. They may provide a similar service.   If your airline does not provide such a service Google “How to obtain a Cuban Tourist Visa”.  But check with your airline first.  The purpose of a people-to-people trip is to have meaningful interaction … Continued
While in Lisbon and shop Hotel Rates via Guruescape.com

While in Lisbon and shop Hotel Rates via Guruescape.com

Things to do in Lisbon and Shop Hotel Rates @ Guruescape.com Portugal’s capital city offers an unpretentious culture coupled with a splendid, historic cityscape. As one of Europe’s oldest cities, it’s also one of the most fascinating to explore! Here are some top tips to get you started. And remember to go to Guruescape.com to compare Hotel Rates and Airline Rates. Mosteiro Dos Jerónimos One of Lisbon’s greatest historic landmarks, this UNESCO-listed monastery is a real work of art. Originally populated by monks of the Order of Saint Jerome, it became an orphanage and school after it was built in … Continued
Seven Hills of Lisbon

Seven Hills of Lisbon

  Lisbon is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe! The Seven Hills Lisbon ‘cidade das sete colinas’ (city of the seven hills) was originally built over seven hills on the margins of River Tagus. There’s a lot of places with marvellous views of the. Enchanting Lisbon is built on 7 hills, the Seven Hills of Lisbon are as follows:   Colina de São Jorge (or Castelo). The highest of the seven, covering the districts of Mouraria, Castelo and part of Alfama. Lisbon’s castle overlooks the city from on top of this hill, and it is here where Lisbon’s first inhabitants are … Continued
Costa Nova

Costa Nova

Costa Nova Striped Houses.   Once used by fishermen to store their fishing materials who painted the houses in bright stripes to stand out against the pale tones of the sand – these single story shacks have over time been converted into beach huts by holiday guests. and have also been used as beach houses throughout the years.   Built near the beach, they welcome the sea with their facades painted in bright colored stripes.  Once used by fishermen-  Be amazed by the warmth of the Costa Nova fishing spirit which is still very much present in its sand plains. Discover … Continued
Palma Mallorca

Palma Mallorca

Palma, Mallorca Mallorca is a  favorite destination but many view the capital, Palma, as a gateway to the beaches beyond. So why Palma, why now?  Museum of art works and studio, is accelerating . Those are the longstanding reasons for visiting, but more recently a dozen of boutique hotels have emerged, Visit Guruescape.com for hotels to stay. The message? Go to Mallorca, but next time spend a night or two in Palma.   Guruescape is a leading hotel & travel price comparison site. We use advanced search technology to find the best prices from hundreds of travel suppliers. You can … Continued
Fall Foliage Trips

Fall Foliage Trips

Great Fall Foliage Trips Across the Country Originally posted by Jordan Simon in Fodor’s Magazine   Nobel Prize-winner Albert Camus observed, “autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” (Yes, even despairing existentialists rhapsodize over fall foliage.) Most people associate New England with the spectacular seasonal displays, but dazzling fall colors a wait in every corner of the US. Leaf-peeping season runs surprisingly longer than expected; very generally, color appears earliest in northern regions and higher elevations then creeps southward and toward valleys and the coast. And various trees and shrubs turn at different times; just think of it … Continued
Fall Foliage 2016

Fall Foliage 2016

Fall Foliage Maps 2016 Provided by The Weather Channel   As Autumn quickly approaches.  This may be a good time to schedule a trip to travel and see the beautiful fall foliage that the U.S has to offer.  Below are maps with this years schedule.  Be sure to book your accommodations and or flights via Guruescape.com.  And be sure to check out the Activities page on Guruescape to see what there is to do and see once you selected your destination.     The North East                               … Continued
Everyone, wants to have the biggest. Including the world’s biggest hotel. Find your hotel deals.

Everyone, wants to have the biggest. Including the world’s biggest hotel. Find your hotel deals.

The original blog comes from Dohop.com and was written by Johann Thorsson Everyone, wants to have the biggest.  Including the world’s biggest hotel. Find your hotel deals. Moscow, Las Vegas and Malaysia have exchanged the title as hotels got bigger and new hotels were built, each trying to one-up the other. But what are the biggest hotels in the world today? First World Hotel, Malaysia The First World Hotel in Malaysia is made up of two separate buildings; there are 24 floors in Tower 1 and 28 floors in Tower 2. It was the world’s largest hotel from 2006-2008 when the Venetian in Las Vegas … Continued