“Auschwitz.” That single word is loaded with such evocative images and horrific associations that it’s hard to not arrive with a mental picture of the place. The events collectively called the Holocaust were not an evil committed on any one group. The Holocaust was an evil committed on all of humanity. The Auschwitz concentration camp tour wasn’t what we were expecting and it surprised us.
The air has turned cold, the leaves have fallen from the trees and the holidays are around the corner. Travelers value experiences, but sometimes they like getting that perfect gift that matches their personality and enhances their lifestyle. So, what do you get the most discerning traveler on your holiday list? We present the Travel Addicts 2014 holiday gift guide for travelers.
Yonderbound is simply a better travel experience with a scrapbook function, integrated reviews, an embedded map and a better price.
In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and nestled among the wineries of the Monticello Wine Trail, the Tuscan-inspired Villa Crawford has evolved over the last 100 years into the majestic Keswick Hall at Monticello – one of America’s grand country resorts. Keswick Hall is a reminder of grand Southern living, debutante balls and the ladies who lunch.
Throughout much of Central Slovakia, the mountainous geology yields a significant amount of geothermal activity and a robust spa culture has developed around these hot springs. We visited the Kupele Sklene Teplice spa on a breezy fall day for a relaxation.
Cape Town is a modern, worldly city with an appeal that keeps visitors coming back again and again. While there are many Cape Town attractions to fill your days, it’s also a great city for just living in the moment. There are so many great things to do in Cape Town that you could easily spend a week and only begin to scratch the surface!
Northwest Indiana has joined the ranks of regions capitalizing on craft beer mania. This compact area has nearly 20 microbreweries and more established craft breweries, all producing a broad range of fine stouts and ales. Spending a weekend visiting the Northwest Indiana breweries on the South Shore Brewery Trail is a popular weekend activity.
Budapest was the beginning of the end for communism in Eastern Europe. When I was 13 years old, I watched communism fall apart on live TV. The Hammer and Sickle Tour puts the events into historical context.
What do you fear? Recently, we’ve had several people ask us if we’re afraid to travel. It seems like travel fears are everywhere these days. But it made us ask the question, “What are we afraid of?”
The Morrells Boutique Estate Hotel is a little bit of French country charm in the middle of urban Africa. Behind the high walls and amid the lush gardens, the Morrells Estate felt like an oasis in Johannesburg. Morrells is the kind of sanctuary where you just want to curl up and lounge in the tranquility.