International Travel Blog Posts

Wooden Shoe Museum at Zaanse Schans, NL

When I went to the windmill town Zaanse Schans, I visited a museum that showcased wooden shoes. It was interesting to know that wooden shoes were used extensively just a few centuries ago. Officially known as De Zaanse Schans, the Wooden Shoe Worksh...
by enidhi India on Aug 28, 2015

Zaanse Schans-Netherlands windmill town!

Zaanse Schans is a small village on the outskirts of Amsterdam, Netherlands. A colleague recommended that I visit this place during my Amsterdam visit. I spent half a day in this town and it was totally worth it. Zaanse Schans is known for its windm...
by enidhi India on Aug 27, 2015

Zaanse Schans-Netherland's windmill town!

Zaanse Schans is a small village on the outskirts of Amsterdam, Netherlands. A colleague recommended that I visit this place during my Amsterdam visit. I spent half a day in this town and it was totally worth it. Zaanse Schans is known for its windm...
by enidhi India on Aug 27, 2015

SAIL Amsterdam 2015-Once in 5 years event for sail ships

SAIL AMSTERDAM is a once in a 5 years event held at Amsterdam, Netherlands. During this event dozens of big sail ships arrive at Amsterdam from all over the world. These ancient sail ships used to travel across the ocean using nothing else but the po...
by enidhi India on Aug 26, 2015

Caribe Mexicano - Tulum Mexico

There is more to Tulum than just the Mayan Ruins. There are three distinct districts called "Tulum." Tulum Pueblo is the town you pass through on the way to the ruins. It is about 3kms from the Tulum Ruins and it's worth stopping for a look around. W...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 25, 2015

Visiting Ancient Mayan Ruins Tulum Mexico

I have to admit I was a bit blasé about seeing Mayan ruins prior to arriving in Mexico.  Looking at all the brochures, tour operators and advertised bus trips made me feel like we would be walking into a sterile tourist trap. I wasn't sure it would...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 23, 2015

Mediterranean Food Tour - 5 Top Foods

5 Foods You Have to experience on your Mediterranean Food Tour One of the very best things about visiting new countries is sampling the local cuisine. Readers will know that I regularly choose my travel destinations based on the foods I want to exper...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 15, 2015

Viking Cruise Ship docked at Copenhagen!

I haven't been on a cruise ship yet. That is still in the bucket list. I have had short trips across international waters on large boats, otherwise known as ferries (between Copenhagen-Berlin, Helsignor to Helsingborg etc)- these are 4-5 stories in h...
by enidhi India on Aug 12, 2015

Surfing Santa Barbara USA

Picture the scene... its nearly spring break in California, the temperature at Devereuax Beach, Santa Barbara is about 16 degrees and a little windy.  The average water temperature at this time of year is just 11 degrees!  My husband is a pretty ke...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 7, 2015

Top Travel Tips for the Easiest Flights Ever!

Top travel tips to SAVE YOU Time, Money, Space & Sanity! This article forms part of the Gourmet Getaways entry to the Virgin Australia competition for Problogger. Whether your travel is domestic or international, for a week or a month I have prep...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 2, 2015

Going Topless in Los Angeles w Starline

If your the celebrity stalker type, when you’re in LA you definitely need to put aside a day for cruising the streets of Rodeo Drive, Hollywood, Malibu, and Beverly Hills.  I had my day planned out and it involved getting topless in those...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jul 7, 2015

Sun Comes Up On The Santa Monica Boulevarde

“All I wanna do is have some fun I got a feeling I’m not the only one All I wanna do is have some fun I got a feeling I’m not the only one All I wanna do is have some fun Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard” The...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jun 19, 2015

It’s Showtime Las Vegas Style

Las Vegas is all about the show! And they are spectacular! Whilst we were visiting Las Vegas there were eight different Cirque Du Soleil shows being performed in the most gorgeous MGM properties. Each Cirque Du Soleil production is an absolute extrav...
by Gourmet Getaways on May 13, 2015

Booze & Boobs Bus Tour Las Vegas

Booze & Boobs Bus Tour of Sin City aka Las Vegas! Just so you know that wasn’t the official title of the bus tour, but in my mind it would have been a good fit. I also could have called this story “So many boobs, so little time!”...
by Gourmet Getaways on May 9, 2015

My Top Five Essentials for an International Long Haul Flight

When traveling long distances, packing can be a bit overwhelming.  You want to make sure you have everything, but at the same time you don’t want to be dealing with a heavy carryon dashing through the airport to make your flight.  If you are on a...

Grand Canyon – A view from the TOP!

So the Americans have this little erosion problem that draws 5 millon visitors per year.  Yep 5,000,000, that’s a huge number. The Colorado river, which is barely a trickle in the Arizona dessert has managed to carve this monumental cavernous...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 22, 2015

Peggy Sue’s 50’s Diner

Sometimes you notice something so irresistible on a road trip you just have to pull the car off the road and take a look! We were driving down the highway on the long, lonely stretch of road between LA and Vegas when we noticed Peggy Sue’s 50&#...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 17, 2015

What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas – Excalibur

It may be one of the most famous tourism marketing slogans of all time, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” I was able to see this slogan in action! As a heads up, it now has new meaning to me! Regular readers would know that we are cu...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 6, 2015

Driving on the Right Side of the Road

Driving on the Right side of the Road! Otherwise known as driving on the WRONG side of the road!! How hard is it to driving on the other side of the road? This is a question I have often contemplated but never really understood or worried about too m...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 4, 2015

Things To Do in Cebu

Things To Do in Cebu Hello and kumusta (how are you), dear GG readers?! It’s summer time in the Philippines – the best time to hit the countless beaches surrounding the country. Being a province bordered by 167 islands and islets (sourc...
by Gourmet Getaways on Mar 17, 2015
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