Archive for the ‘Tours & Attractions’ Category

6 Hot Spots in Jacksonville’s Cuisine Scene: Where to Eat on a Floridian Girlfriend-Getaway

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Forget Miami and Palm Beach: those Florida destinations are old news–everyone goes there. Next time you’re planning a girlfriend getaway, head to Jacksonville, northern Florida’s underrated (and largely undiscovered) gem. Whether you’re a foodie,...
April 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Florida, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurant Reviews, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

The Bucket List: South Africa Edition

The Bucket List: South Africa Edition
By: Laura Malandra The world is filled with amazing opportunities everyone should experience in their lifetime. South Africa, in particular, is home to spectacular activities and events that must be added to your bucket list. The Guinness Book of World Record’s Highest Bungee Jump Along the garden...
April 5th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, South Africa, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Cape Town’s Must-Do Outdoor Adventures

Cape Town’s Must-Do Outdoor Adventures
By: Laura Malandra Cape Town and its surrounding areas are the perfect playground for novice to expert adventure-sports enthusiasts. Between the various mountain ranges and the ocean, the possibilities for outdoor adventures are endless. Cape Town is not a vacation spot for couch potatoes, so make sure...
March 29th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, South Africa, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Stellenbosch On A Budget

Stellenbosch On A Budget
Stellenbosch, located on the Western Cape, is famous for its wine lands. With tons of wineries to explore, Stellenbosch is an essential stop on your trip throughout South Africa. Although the idea of a wine weekend may sound expensive, a great weekend in Stellenbosch does not have to be. How to get there: Take...
March 16th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, South Africa, Tours & Attractions | Read More

A Hikers Heaven: Cape Town

A Hikers Heaven: Cape Town
By: Laura Malandra, LG South African Correspondent                                                                   Hiking is an experience not to miss out on while in South Africa. The Cape Town skyline (from left to right) showcases Devil’s Peak, Table Mountain...
February 22nd, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, South Africa, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Israel: Tel Aviv to Tiberias

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Stepping away from a cubicle job in NYC and taking a year off to write and travel, I have been fortunate enough to visit favorite destinations while also exploring new countries and cultures. My trips were scheduled to start back up in early spring but a last...
February 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Israel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

8 Tips to Know with Birthright Israel

To prepare for a journey with Taglit-Birthright Israel, a program that provides educational, first-time trips to Israel for Jewish young adults, Maggie Parker suggests these eight tips to better enjoy this experience. There are guns everywhere, and the program leaders and staff will try to get you to...
February 17th, 2011 | Extras, Ideas, Israel, Middle East, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Jordan: The Dead Sea

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent The Dead Sea, located in the Jordan Rift Valley, is a hypersaline body of water that defies “sink or swim”. At 423 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest dry land surface on Earth. As an avid swimmer and water enthusiast, I was eager to visit....
February 15th, 2011 | Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Italy Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Italy

Italy Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Italy
By Jenny Avallon LG Guides Editor Country overview La dolce vita. Italians believe in “the good life,” and any vacation here is contingent upon getting swept up in the beauty of the country and its people. From the narrow alleyways of Venice to the cobblestone piazzas in Rome to the shorelines...
January 24th, 2011 | Country Guides, Italy, Planning, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Petra is Jordan’s most famous historical site. It is an ancient city carved from rock, a breathtaking natural and man-made wonder. As you walk through this fascinating ancient city, you can imagine the original inhabitants living amidst its architectural...
January 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More