Best bar in North America

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Why is the bar tilted?

After years of dreaming about it, I finally got to visit ‘his’ bar. I’ve made the trek to visit his home and even his grave but I had never made it to his bar. When i walked in the door, it was everything I had hoped for and more. The bar is tilted at an insane angle due to the earthquake over a hundred years ago and the same tables that historic figures like Robert Louis Stevenson, famed author of the classic adventure book, Treasure Island sat at are still here. Let me say that again, I sat and drank at the same table as the guy that wrote Treasure Island. Click on the photo to read the whole story.

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Say Gudday Greece

This is Spartaaaa! And Athens and many other wonderfully beautiful places in Greece. Use our online, interactive map to help you plan your trip here. See exactly where the best things to see and do are. CLICK HERE to visit the map in Google maps.

Say Gudday Norrköping, Sweden

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Travel SwedenNorrköping, like many other places in Sweden, is stunningly beautiful with it’s castles, historic sites and rich past. If you’re planning a trip to Europe then Sweden is definitely a MUST SEE and to help you make up your mind about when to go, what to do, what to see and how long to stay, your virtual tour guide and local resident Irene is here to help you. She’ll answer any and all of your questions about her beloved city and country and help you in any way she can. She’s passionate about Sweden and wants everyone to experience it’s wonders. Talk directly to Irene HERE.

Family Fun in Rome, Italy

travel guide for Rome, ItalyAn incredible guide to seeing Rome with kids in tow.

Rome is a fantastic city , and every summer millions of tourist come to visit. However, Rome is not an easy city for smaller children. Going for sight-seeing is very tiresome, especially during the hot summer. Try to plan a few activities for children, in between. Here are some suggestions on things for chlidren to do in Rome. Some are great for a half-day visit, others really need a full day. Read the full guide HERE.

Amusement park in Rome, ItalySince you’ll be in Rome with your kids, why not go to Rainbow Magicland, a new amusement park that just opened in May 2011. Great rides like the Flying Island, fantastic shows including the Winx Club (three times a day),  water rides (so remember to bring sunscreen and bathing suits) and a host of other fun things for the whole family (see The Candy house pictured left). Read all about it HERE.

Water park, Rome, Italy, Europe

ZooMarine is a great mixture between zoo, amusement park and swimmingpool. People walk around in bathing-suits and flip-flops, everybody is really relaxed. We went a Friday in August, the busiest vacation period in Italy. Although plenty of people, it never felt crowded, there was enough place for everybody. Have a look here to see what to expect when you go there! Read the full account HERE.

Colosseum, Rome, ItalyThe Eternal city, the Sacred city, the Capital of the World. Rome has many names and many roads lead to Rome! Few cities are so well-known and loved as Rome. Rightly so, since it is bursting with art, history and architecture. You can spend months and years and still find new things to see. But Rome is so much more than ancient monuments and art. There is another side of Rome. Read the local tour guide HERE.

Saint Thomas & Saint Croix tout guide, Jackie Sonia

virgin islands tour guideGudday! I was fortunate enough to grow up in paradise on earth, the U.S. Virgin Islands. Growing up on the island of St. Croix was magical. Since I was born in St. Croix, that is my true hometown. However, I can claim St. Thomas as my hometown, too since my younger years were spent in St. Thomas. Sometime during my middle school years, my family moved to St. Croix where I attended catholic school. However, we would go back and forth from one island to the other as we had families on both islands and my dad worked in St. Thomas. My grandma’s house was a hop, skip and a jump away from a lagoon in St. Croix. many a days we would trek there to catch crabs and swim. One of my fondest memories is of the family picnics we used to have at Cramer’s Park. The whole family would gather together, bring side dishes and my uncles would cook a pig right there on the beach. We [kids] would be in the water just splashing around and having fun. It sounds strange to say, but living on a beautiful island surrounded by all that crystalline blue water, many of us couldn’t swim a stroke.

snorkeling in the U.S. Virgin Islands

I would love to tell you anything you want to know about my beautiful home including how to get here, where to stay, what to eat and what you must do while you are here. I’ll also tell you the cheapest ways to get the most bang for your buck! Just ask me and I’ll tell you anything you want to know!

Read my overview of St. Croix and St. Thomas article HERE. For specific information or more details on any aspect of island life or travel, just ask me, I’ll be glad to tell you. Now get down to the U.S. Virgin Islands and come Say Gudday!

Greece, it’s not just the Parthenon

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If you’re thinking about taking a trip to Greece, stop talking to a travel agent and start talking to Roving Reporter Lindrus. She’s an expert on where to go, what to see, where to stay and, most importantly, what to eat! She has written ten amazing articles on vacationing in the Greek isles, each one more detailed and informative than the last. Don’t go to Greece without reading her blogs! And the best part is, she’s more than willing to answer any questions you’ve got. Just post your question in her guest book and she’ll get right back to you with her experiences, insights and advice.

She blogs on the Squidoo platform so, if that’s new to you, make sure you leave a comment in her Guestbook, even if it’s just to say Gudday. Read here articles HERE.

ALSO, DON’T MISS THE ARTICLE ‘ABOUT SAY GUDDAY’

St. Kitts – A Guide for Tourists

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For over 20 years our Roving Reporter, Sockii, a.k.a Nicole Pelligrini, has been traveling to St. Kitts at least once a year, sometimes more, so, if there ever was an expert on the place, she’s it. If you’re thinking of going or are planning on going and need some tips from someone who really knows the best places to stay, Sokii is your guide! Read Her Articles below:

Visiting St. Kitts – A Guide for Tourists

7 Tips for a Safe and Secure St. Kitts Vacation

Visiting St. Kitts: What Is The Best Time of the Year?

Should You Rent a Car or Use Taxis on St. Kitts?

Top 10 Activities to Enjoy on St. Kitts

Longtime Favorite Restaurants of St. Kitts

Revew of the St. Kitts Marriott Resort

Top 10 Things to Do when Visiting Nevis

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