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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,...

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

Hotels in Piraeus, Athens, Greece

Piraeus is a town located in the Athens urban area, which holds the biggest port of Greece. Piraeus is known for providing a gateway to most Greek islands. As some people stay at Piraeus just for a sleepover or short time while waiting to catch a ferry, most hotels are budget or...

NDSM Wharf

An erstwhile wharf, the NSDM-werf is now a hotspot for arts, culture and festivals north of the IJ River in Amsterdam.

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.