My legs feel weak and heart is thumping. Vikki looks into my eyes and offers calm words of encouragement; she’s come to rescue me from the practice loop of the ropes course at Tree Top Adventure, near Betws-y-Coed in North Wales.
“It’s like Prague in the palm of your hand,” enthused travel writer David Graham, as we strolled through a misty drizzle into the Old Town of Tallinn as dusk enveloped the city. The yellow glow of street lamps reflected on damp cobbles and we passed Gothic doorways dating from the Middle-Ages.
From 16 to 19 May 2013 the Thracian Cliffs Golf and Beach Resort hosted the Volvo World Match Play Championship, the biggest golf tournament yet to have been played in Bulgaria.
Hamid Selmi is a man of few words. The Bedouin guide beckons me to follow him and walks through fine golden sand and onto the bedrock that marks the beginning of a trek along Egypt’s Coloured Canyon.
Over the past few years increased value has been placed on environmentally sound projects with a strong community base. If Oman’s Aflaj irrigation system was built from scratch today it might well be regarded as a shining example of how a civil engineering project can be implemented according to contemporary and sustainable environmental principles.
Nizwa is Oman’s former capital and a destination offering fascinating insights into the traditions and lifestyles of the country’s interior.
Infamously, the first major action experienced by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp was on Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsula. Every year, on 25 April, somber ceremonies are held there to mark the campaign and the casualties of World War One.
Zygou, you might think, could well be a contender for the final entry in a dictionary of world travel destinations. However, leafing through Merriam-Webster’s Geographic Dictionary dispels that notion. The honour, ultimately, goes to the Polish town of Zywiec, a name that many people recognise due to the famous beer.
If you’ve seen films such as The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Reader, Inglourious Basterds, or Around The World in 80 Days then you’ve already caught glimpses of Goerlitz, Germany’s most easterly city.
Think of Greek holiday islands and it’s normally the likes of Kos, Crete and Rhodes that spring to mind. Ammouliani, in Greece’s Halkidiki region, is, by comparison, far smaller and much quieter.