There is no other country quite like Australia. It is home to tropical rainforests, rocky mountains, bustling cities and large stretches of dry sand plains, and in these various locations are a range of unique animals that are iconic to the country. Far from being a small part of the country’s wilderness, Australian animals are an important part of its culture.
Belgium is renowned for many things, but it is especially famous for its chocolate. Bruges is home to many delightful chocolate shops - around 49, in fact - which makes it a difficult task to visit them all on a short visit to the city.
With the buzz of the 2012 Olympics in the UK starting to fade Brits will be delighted to find that an Olympics close to home may happen again sooner than they might think. While Rio de Janeiro is in full preparation for the 2016 games and Tokyo has just been confirmed to host the Olympics of 2020, France are starting to put together a bid that is hoped to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 or 2028.
Budapest's spas are world famous, but getting there is just half the journey. Aside from at Gellert Bath, most prices and instructions for using the spa are written in Hungarian, which could easily lead to a great deal of confusion when it comes to spa etiquette.
Yosemite National Park is one of America's great natural treasures and regularly welcomes between three and four million people every year. The national park is huge, covering over 750,000 acres, so planning what you want to see ahead of visiting is certainly worth doing if you want to make the most of your time at Yosemite. Grab your Yosemite National Park map and see if you can spot all of these highlights.
As the largest city in Australia and home of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney is a city that is not to be missed on a holiday in Australia. Before heading off to explore this wonderful country, check out this brief guide of facts about Australia and the history of Sydney to gain a deeper understanding of how this great destination came to exist.
Amsterdam is famous for its museums, and whilst Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum will all appear in anyone's list of top 10 things to do in Amsterdam, sometimes the most rewarding and interesting experiences can be found off the beaten track.
Vienna is a wonderful city to visit whatever the time of year, steeped in European history and holding a flourishing relationship with the arts. With stunning architecture to be found in every direction, discovering the Austrian capital promises to be a sight to behold.
Known as the 'city of love', Paris has always maintained an aura of sophistication and charm. From its age-old architecture to its flourishing relationship with the arts and culture, the various attractions in Paris are enjoyed by millions each and every year.