Travel Destinations in Europe

Travel is the movement of the people all over the world between relatively distant geographical locations for any duration, with or without the means of transport. It also includes the short stays More »

The Most Popular Summer Travel

In wintertime, in countries where it’s cold, there’s nothing like a tropical holiday to put the snow and ice out of mind, but what about when it’s hot out? Where do people More »

Fall Travel Destinations

It’s that time of year again, when the days are getting shorter, nights a little crisper, and fall is in the air. Surprisingly, this time of year is also when many people More »

Travel Destination Ignorance

Madeira cake from France and Tenerife in Bulgaria The other day, I was sitting at my favourite restaurant when I overheard a conversation that went something like this: First Person: “I think I More »

Chile Travel Destinations & Places

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Fall Travel Destinations

It’s that time of year again, when the days are getting shorter, nights a little crisper, and fall is in the air. Surprisingly, this time of year is also when many people plan their vacations, whether it is a day trip, or a weekend getaway. There are a number of reasons for this, Summer crowds have died down, costs for lodging are cheaper, and of course one of the biggest reasons, the changing of the seasons and the beautiful colors that are all around.

There are many different fall travel destinations, too many to name all at once, but here are a few of the ones that are at the top of many people’s list. A lot really depends on where you live, and what your budget is like. One of the best places to go in the fall, no matter what your budget may be is into the mountains. Fall offers a spectacular display of colors, the leaves are changing, and you can see browns, yellows, and reds. New England is a great place, as well as Colorado, Montana, and Utah for fall colors. For many, this experience

Travel Destination Ignorance

Madeira cake from France and Tenerife in Bulgaria

The other day, I was sitting at my favourite restaurant when I overheard a conversation that went something like this:

First Person“I think I am going to have a slice of Madeira cake”

Her Friend: “That’s a good idea, I’ll join you. Not that I’ve got a clue why they call it Madeira cake, have you?”

First Person“I think it’s named after some place in France.”

I am not sure why that sort of ignorance about places makes me feel so frustrated. After all, why should everyone be as fascinated by travel and far away places as I am? Whatever the reason, I just could not help myself interrupting the two women as soon as they had ordered their cake to inform them that Madeira is a Portuguese island about four hundred miles off of the north African coast in the Atlantic ocean. I added that it makes a fabulous holiday destination but did bother to tell them that it is actually not one island but an archipelago and actually an autonomous region of Portugal.

Just as well – their expressions told me that