7 Places to go on a Summer in America
January 9, 2014
BIKE RIDING IN COLORADO
Colorado’s range of diverse landscape offers great biking trails and is considered one of the best destinations for bike rides. Extensive fields of blue lupine, lonesome Alpine lakes are some of the contributors to the magnificent sceneries you will find as you tackle the mountainous terrain. You will enjoy splashing into creek bottoms and kicking up the red dust on old mining roads and later relax in a log cabin along the way.
TEE OFF LIKE A ROCKEFELLER IN GEORGIA
Step back in time in the Victorian era in the Jekyll Island Club hotel and tee off in style in the 1880s club then only visited by men with silly amounts of money to spend. Its former glory is retained in the lofted ball room ceilings, iconic columns and the spacious verandas where you can enjoy sipping mint juleps as you take in the majestic yet ancient surroundings. There are three 18 layouts of differed toughness where you can tee off in style and feel like you are in the Scottish links.
SUMMER CAMP IN CALIFORNIA
Camping is mostly associated with kids in America but there is a summer camp for adults in California which includes exciting games and activities including ‘truth or dare’. If you are looking out for a special break out of your normal tight routine then head to California. Camp Grounded is one of the latest camping programs that offers online geeks a fine detoxes from anything technology. You can enjoy camping without all the gadgets and have pure simple fun.
HIKE THE DORMANT VOLCANO IN HAWAII
One of the greatest things to do in Hawaii is hiking the 10 000 foot Haleakala Volcano which gives you a jaw dropping experience of magnificent sunsets. If you visit this place on a full moon you will be able to witness an extraordinary phenomenon of the moon setting in the left as the sun is rising in the right. You may also opt to be lazier and use a car instead of bike riding and enjoy a feeling of being a top the clouds without breaking a sweat; after all it is a summer holiday.
STAY IN A HOUSEBOAT IN MISSISSIPPI
There is no better way to travel like a local than stay like one, during the hot summer months the Iowans escape the humidity and cool off along the mighty Mississippi River which is their proud version of an ocean. You can rent a boat and mingle with the locals while exploring the towns along the river. Float off in peace with a cold beer in hand while reeling in catfish or dock in one of the towns and taste local food as you interact with locals.
RELAX IN A SOLITUDE BEACH IN DELAWARE
Delaware is a place to get away from it all and enjoy the over 3500 acres of windblown salt marsh, drifting dunes and sandy pine beaches nestled between the sandy piers of Lewes and frat house bars of Dewey beach. You can doze off in behind the dunes as you listen to the crashing waves at the beach.
ENJOY JUICY BEEF STEAKS IN OKLAHOMA
It is home to the world’s largest cattle yards and that can mean only one thing; it is the Mecca for all things beef! This is the place to be to taste anything that can be made of beef from roasted chunks to fresh quartered chuck burgers to keep you well fed during your vacation.
6 Places to Rent a Villa in Italy
January 8, 2014
The Amalfi coast is like a celebrity amongst Italy’s destinations, it is always featured in the glossy travel magazines while its picturesque scenes grace the covers almost like a super model giving her best pose. Its set at the foot of the towering Monte Cerrato and wrapped in shawls of lemon groves; it is lined up with seaside towns each as impressive as the next offering a perfect destination for the most scenic villa holiday. The cliff side pastel colored buildings tumble down the terraced hillside to the gorgeous beaches below.
Sicily is a place of intriguing contrasts, from its landscapes littered with scented citrus orchards, lunar like mountains and a kaleidoscope of towns to its inviting sundrenched beaches and historical landmarks; this island will definitely mesmerize you. Villas in Sicily will give you picture perfect views of the stunning coast, farmlands, ever smoldering Mount Etna and exclusive sea views. You can explore the Roman and Greek ruins and indulge in the islands passion for food and drink as you enjoy tasty homemade pizza and a glass of almond wine.
Tuscany is Italy’s wine region and the perfect place to take a villa holiday and soak up some of the best of Italy’s rolling countryside. There a hundreds of incredible villas in Tuscany to choose from right in the heart of this stunning region. If it’s rest and relaxation you’re looking for, teamed with beautiful food and drunk then you’ve found the right place.
Sardinia offers a magical mix of cultures, sceneries and beaches that beguile any visitors. This exquisite island boasts of white sandy beaches, turquoise and emerald seas, charismatic towns, lush valleys and stunning harbors. Its towns are sprinkled with Italian, Spanish and Baroque treasures whose traces are also stretched to the culinary delights and the menus bulge with everything from fresh seafood’s to homemade pizzas, mouthwatering pastries and tasty wines. Villas are as varied and you can choose from the artisan town of Oliena to sea side chic of the glamorous region of Costa Smeralda. Wherever you choose to stay in Sardinia you are bound to enjoy an exciting holiday.
The Venetian Riviera is characterized by sun backed beaches, romantic canals and plenty of fascinating historical sites. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a luxurious experience or a week with the kids in the sun you can rest assured that the villas in this region will never disappoint you.
You can enjoy day trips to the Venice which is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and competes aggressively with Paris and Rome when it comes to Romantic stakes. The canals are lined up with majestic palaces, churches and museums which fill up you villa holiday with endless sites to explore.
Neapolitan Riviera is set around the bay of Naples and it dominates arguably the most picturesque spot in the Mediterranean; sparkling blue waters, hill cloaked pines and cliff side towns that appear to be clinging to the cliffs afraid of losing their dear lives. Mouth watering food to write home about, heart stopping views and swanky boutiques are what villa holidays in Neapolitan Riviera are all about. There is a lot to do here apart from shopping for designer clothes like visiting Pompeii, Mt Vesuvius and the island of Capri.