Europe is known for having some of the best beaches in the world, but did you know that the UK has some of its own. Bournemouth Beach recently came fourth in a poll of Europes Best Beaches and beat some of the more well known ones such as Beaches from the South of France, Croatia, Italy, infact only two from Turkey and one from Majorca come ahead of it.
It is easy to forget that the UK has the third biggest coastline in Europe just behind Norway and Greece, and it is more than double that of Spains and three times bigger than the French coastline, which gives us an advantage when it comes to sea side resorts. The UK may not have the Mediterean weather but it does have the beating of the Mediterean beaches.
Rio de Janeiro or the Cidade Maravilhosa or “Marvelous City” as it is also called is the second largest city in Brazil and is the capital city within the state of Rio de Janeiro and the former capital of Brazil. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named “Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea”, identified by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 in the category Cultural Landscape.
Rio de Janeiro is probably most famous for its statue of Christ the Redeemer (“Cristo Redentor”) atop Corcovado mountain although Maracanã Stadium, Copacabana beach and Sugarloaf mountain (Pão de Açúcar) are also well known symbols of one of the most visited cities in the southern hemisphere.
When you decide on a Motorhome vacation, you are not just taking the keys to a normal vehicle, you are taking the choice to a holiday of freedom and a world of opportunities. Opportunities that are not possible on any other kind of holiday and opportunities that for some come only once in a life time.
Where ever in the world you may be, the options are limitless and the barriers removed. If its the USA you are in, what other holidays could offer visits to the Hoover Dam, Mount Rushmore, the Rockies, the Californian deserts, the wide-open spaces of Texas, the rolling hills of Pennsylvania or the beaches of Florida all in one holiday. Or Australia, the entire Australian coast road, Ayers Rock, Sydney opera house all become sights that can be enjoyed whilst sitting in the comfort of your own chair.
Caribbean cuisine is filled with the sunshine and colours that we associate with the beautiful islands that lie in the sparkling blue waters of the Caribbean. Dishes are vibrant and packed full of flavour using fresh produce and the wonderful selection of spices that are so readily available here.
Everyone’s favourites can be found in the dishes cooked with pride in the large selection of foods available to the cooks and chefs of these islands. You will find seafood, chicken, goat, pork and steak, rice plays an important part as an accompaniment along with beans, fresh fruits and vegetables include peppers, plantains, sweet potatoes, callaloo, cho-cho, bananas, papaya,pineapples and coconuts, to name but a few.
The wife and I regulary visit the continent, and have visited the stunning Italia, Italy three times before. Florence, Rome and Venice had all left a lasting impact on our hearts, so with our love for all things Italian we decided that once again we would go back to Italy however this time to the [...]