Archive | August, 2010

My Other Life in Paris

I wish I lived in Paris but I don’t. So on a recent 3-day trip to Paris I decided to live the life I often wished I had. I pretended I really was Parisienne. To start in the right frame of mind, I caught the Eurostar to Paris and made sure I got to St […]

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August 31, 2010 by | 2 Comments

Best of the River Thames

Sometimes it’s easy to forget just how much there is to do in London. I lived there for a year and visit regularly, but it took a trip on the London Eye to make me realise just how much I haven’t done. This started to strike before I’d even got on it. Within a couple […]

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Universal Studios in a Nutshell

Tucked away in the Hollywood hills is Universal Studios, a theme park complete with rides and attractions based on some of the top movies made in its own studios. For a day of action-packed entertainment in Los Angeles, Universal Studios is it!

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Review: Vegas! The Show

For those not familiar with Las Vegas, Vegas! The Show sums up the city’s past in one extraordinary, Broadway-style production like no other. Recreating the greatest moments in Las Vegas history, the show opens up with a narrator, in what is referred to as the Neon Graveyard, a Vintage Vegas background showcasing Las Vegas of […]

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August 24, 2010 by | Comments Off on Review: Vegas! The Show

London’s Rock Heritage Locations

London’s musical heritage is almost unrivaled. So many great bands have either formed in the British capital or been based there for a significant amount of time. From The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to Jimi Hendrix and The Sex Pistols, numerous moments of musical history have been created in London. But what happened where? […]

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August 23, 2010 by | 1 Comment

5 Top Things to Do in Madrid

The Spanish capital of Madrid is packed with options for things to do. Gourmets, art lovers and sports fans should be in their element, while the nightlife is legendary. But Madrid is also a surprisingly green city, with extensive parklands near the centre. We’ve picked out five of the best options for your Madrid visit […]

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August 23, 2010 by | 1 Comment

Retracing Masada

Residing 1,300 feet (400 m) high on a gigantic rock overlooking the Dead Sea, the remains of the desert fortress known as Masada tells a story of tragedy, pride and perseverance that makes it one of the most sought pilgrimages of the Jewish people.

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August 20, 2010 by | Comments Off on Retracing Masada

Aah New York, Ain’t it Grand?

Oh New York, I knew even before I arrived that I would love you, but nothing could have prepared me for the spell you would cast over me; the love at first sight mega crush that would grip hold of me and not let go. New York made me want to be thirty different people […]

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August 19, 2010 by | 2 Comments

Tel Aviv: The Complete Israeli Experience

Bustling and vibrant, historic and quickly modernizing, Tel Aviv is considered by Israelis to be the New York of their country. With something always going on to keep the locals happy, not to mention a lively and oft out of control party scene by night, there are more than enough authentic Israeli experiences to be […]

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Bath, England: 10,000 Years of History

As pools go, you’d be hard-pushed to find one that’s more spectacular than the rooftop pool at the Thermae Bath Spa in Bath, England. As the water on one side bubbles like lemonade in a glass, and ultimate power showers billow over the backs of closed-eyed bathers, the city’s skyline is put in a magnificent […]

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August 16, 2010 by | 2 Comments