International Travel Blog Posts

Capri, the resort island

View from Monte SolaroAfter getting fried under the hot sun and surrounded by the volcanic devastation I was at Capri, the resort island! Capri- plenty of natural beauty, history, pleasant climate and posh restaurants makes Capri a favorite destinati...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jul 31, 2014

Off the Beaten Path Honeymoon Travel Destinations

Once the bustle of your big day is over, you truly deserve a little time alone. But with so many couples having the same idea, it’s hard to find a... The post Off the Beaten Path Honeymoon Travel Destinations appeared first on .
by Stagetecture on Jul 15, 2014

Pompei, a city that was buried under volcanic ash!

Ruins of Temple of Jupiter and Mt Vesuvius in the backdrop9KM from the busy city of Naples stands high is the Mt Vesuvius volcano! The most popular to have buried the Roman city of Pompeii in AD 79. It seems it spewed 1.5 milion tons of volcanish ash...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jul 13, 2014

Assisi- Feel the peace here!

Assisi comuneWell, another destination in Italy ... After 8 hectic days I reached Assisi in the afternoon and was amazed to feel the peace. It felt like in a soundproof town with plenty of fresh air. Assisi is a medieval sacred town in central Italy,...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jul 10, 2014

Charlie Bar & Bistro Bali

Gourmet Getaway’s readers would know that I love spending time enjoying the vibrant Balinese bar and dining scene. Charlie Bar & Bistro is located in the heart of Seminyak, a popular beachside location. The bar opened in August 2013 and alr...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jul 7, 2014

Venice, The Queen of Adriatic

St Mark's BasilicaHistoric city of Venice is described by many as Queen of the Ardiatic, City os Islands, City of masks, Floating city, City of bridges and City of canals ... and when you visit Venice everything seems right! For me it looked like...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 30, 2014

Florence, The cradle of renaissance

River Arno and the city of FlorenceCapital city of Tuscany now, popular those days as "Athens of Middle Ages" Florence or Firenze or Florentine is one fascinating city! The birthplace of renaissance, Florence has few world famous museums an...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 23, 2014

Video- Working with glass in Murano!

Well, package tours have some advantages. Our guide took us to some places where we could have demos on how it is made etc ... In Florence, a leather shop gave us an elaborate display of all their products and also a fashion show with some of our pac...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 17, 2014

Florence, The craddle of renaissance

River Arno and the city of FlorenceCapital city of Tuscany now, popular those days as "Athens of Middle Ages" Florence or Firenze or Florentine is one fascinating city! The birthplace of renaissance, Florence has few world famous museums an...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Duomo di Orvieto, A medieval architectural splendor!

Massive structure with gothic facade, walls depicting the stories from testaments, decoration by glittering mosaics and massive bronze doors, is the Duomo di Orvieto, construction which continued for three centuries! The cathedral dedicated to Assump...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Photo Tour- Rome, As I saw it!

As I said in the earlier post on Rome- it is an eternal city! There is so much to see and know. The guide provided by the package tour was quite good enough to open as many windows to the city of Rome in that short time, I mean a day and a half, that...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Rome- The eternal city!

Roman ColosseumThe capital city of Italy today and the capital city of Roman empire then ... Rome was considered an empire without end! It is one of the largest cities then known to the world. With the package tour schedule and anxiety I did scratch...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Postcards from Italy- A photo essay!

Feasting on art in Vatican CityI had been to Italy some time ago and never got a chance to write about the trip at all! The lingering taste of the place, art and food never seems to fade away! Thought of putting together all my dearest memories of It...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Musei Vaticani in Vatican City

Gallery of Maps- Vatican MuseumIn the previous post I had mentioned about grandeur of the St Peter's Basilica. Next to the basilica is the Museum. Well, I remember saying "my neck hurts" many times! You know why? Ceilings are more grand...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Leaning tower of Pisa

Our guide started our day with- Today we are going to a place where thousands of tourists go everyday to make sure the tower is still leaning! Yes, to Leaning tower of Pisa! Ture! It is still leaning!It is a freestanding bell tower behind cathedral i...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 15, 2014

Top 10 Things to do in Bali

I always enjoy our Balinese holidays.  We find there are a few things we always make sure we do while we are in Bali. This got me to thinking, What are the Top 10 things to do in Bali? I have made a list to help you plan your own Bali holiday.  Dep...
by Gourmet Getaways on May 4, 2014

Echo Beach Bali Surf Spot

I know it’s out of fashion, And a trifle uncool. But I can’t help it, I’m a romantic fool. It’s a habit of mine, To watch the sun go down. On Echo beach, I watch the sun go down. …before we go headlong into the chorus of Ech...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 30, 2014

Balinese Cooking Class

Today I am attending a Balinese cooking class held at the Nirwana Pan Pacific Resort Bali. Cooking classes are one of my favourite activities when I travel.  Learning to cook the regional food means I can enjoy the flavours from the holiday even af...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 27, 2014

Cheap Bali Holidays – A Review

Have you ever wondered how to have a cheap Bali holiday? I’ not talking about a backpacker experience here, I mean a cheap, luxurious Balinese getaway. Maybe you have seen the cheap Bali accommodation offer on websites such as Cudo and Groupon?
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 23, 2014

5 Top Balinese Cafes For Your Morning Buzz

5 Top Balinese cafes where you can enjoy your morning coffee in this beautiful island location. Looky looky where I am today! There is something about Bali that keeps drawing me back. When you’re travelling around a tropical holiday destination lik...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 20, 2014
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