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Hotels in Geneva's City Center

Geneva offers an array of hotel options.hotel room image by jedphoto from Fotolia.comGeneva is a large metropolis located in the western European nation of Switzerland. The city is in the country's Francophone (French speaking) region, on the exit point of Lake Geneva and the Rhone River....

No.5 Maddox Street

There are only twelve rooms in this peaceful hotel, just off Regent Street. They aim to meet the needs of the modern traveler by offering all the comforts of home while staying in a luxury hotel.

Kosher Restaurants in Italy

Italy has a number of kosher restaurants.carte d'Italie image by Unclesam from Fotolia.comIndividuals of the Jewish faith who follow the laws of Kashrut (kosher) often have a difficult time finding kosher restaurants when they travel. Restaurants must be certified kosher by a rabbi or...

Hotels in Gelibolu, Turkey

Tourists can enjoy the beautiful water view from many of the Gallipoli hotels.peninsula and the little island image by timur1970 from Fotolia.comThe Gallipoli Peninsula, aka Gelibolu, is only about 50 miles long and yet has become a popular tourist attraction with its ancient charm,...

Hotels in Kitzingen, Germany

Kitzingen, Germany, located in the district of lower Franconia of Bavaria, has a long history of wine-making. The district features interesting and beautiful historical architecture, as well as many cultural attractions. Most noted is the Falterturm, or Market Tower, which was built in...

Snowdon Aviary

The Aviary was built in 1962-4, at the same time as the building that is now Zoo World. The aviary looks almost weightless and has an aluminum frame and cables with a giant net stretched across. It was designed by Lord Snowdon, the husband of Princess Margaret, the Queen's sister.Behind the avi

Train Travel in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the most modern and advanced countries in the world. The small European nation, known for its glorious summer hiking, world-class skiing, and cosmopolitan cities, also has a transportation infrastructure that makes travel to its most famous locations easy. Like other western Eu

Cardiff Council

Cardiff Council, Silver-Gilt Flora Award, Great Pavilion, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Gordon Ramsey

Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay finishes his 7th Flora London Marathon in just over 3 and a half hours.

Enjoying a Free Petanque Game

Two visitors to Paris Plage 2007 enjoy a free game of petanque, which involves throwing baseball-sized metal balls toward a target in the sand.

The Alhambra in Granada

The fabulous Moorish fortress of the Alhambra in Granada - one of the highlights of Spain.

How Safe Is Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is actually one of the safest cities in the world. But there is at least one area that tourists should avoid at night.