Category - Travelling With Vision

15
Nov

Bike and Barging Holidays

  One type of active holiday people can’t seem to get enough of is bike-and-barging (“You can do that?” we hear all the time). Essentially it combines and the activity of a cycling holiday with the convenience of a floating hotel. The word “barge” sounds a little industrial, but believe us, some of these vessels […]

27
Oct

Halloween Destinations

  Dracula’s Castle, Romania Located in the mountains of the Transylvania region in Romania, Bran Castle has become famed as Dracula’s Castle. Some accounts say that Prince Vlad III was imprisoned in the castle for two months in the mid-1400s. The prince, better known as Vlad the Impaler, inspired Bram Stoker’s famous character. The castle […]

27
Oct

Recipe: Bats and Cobwebs

  The perfect dish for Halloween (or anytime). Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) package farfalle (bow tie) pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, chopped (optional) 1 (28 ounce) jar pasta sauce 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Method Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees […]

26
Oct

European Food Destinations

  Did somebody say food?  An exploration of some of the top European food destinations. Paris French cuisine is rated as one of the world’s finest. So Paris is a foregone conclusion on any list of top food cities. French gastronomy is so revered that UNESCO has named it to the list of world intangible […]

26
Oct

Hotel Plaza Athénée in Paris

  Since 1913, Hôtel Plaza Athénée in Paris has been welcoming guests delighted to stay on avenue Montaigne, the heart of haute couture. Today the hotel is still perfectly positioned for those wanting to explore the city’s designer fashion boutiques. Discover the hotel’s subtly updated Parisian interiors and beautiful new event rooms, inspired by haute […]

18
Oct

Patagonia: one of the most remote destinations

    Located in the southern part of South America, Patagonia is a region rather than a country.  Comprised of areas of Chile and Argentina, is has long been a destination for the active backpacker and adventure enthusiast. We recommend travelling this sparsely-populated area in a small group tour, which will help you make the […]