The bay of fundy

Twice a day the Bay of Fundy puts on a magnificent show unrivaled anywhere else in the world. The largest tides carry water into the bay at a rate equivalent to all the rivers of the world. At the head of the bay the tides rise 53 feet (16 meters). It's an extraordinary spectacle, complete with rip currents, seething...

Moraine lake

Walter Wilcox wrote that "no scene had ever given me an equal impression of inspiring solitude and rugged grandeur." He discovered and named Moraine Lake in 1899, and was so impressed with the scene before him he claimed it was the most beautiful lake he had ever seen, and that the time spent contemplating the view was the happiest...

Burgess Shales

On the perimeter of a great carbonate reef at the tip of the North American continent, in a warm shallow sea, there once lived a collection of the most extraordinary creatures the Earth has ever known. After nearly two billion years of simple life forms, a huge spectrum of complex body shapes had evolved in just 10 to 20...

Cathedral Grove

Cathedral Grove is aptly named, for a walk through this old-growth, temperate rainforest on Vancouver Island is bound to stir the soul. The forest is composed mostly of mature Douglas fir trees mixed with ancient western red cedar, western hemlock, and balsam fir. The trees are 300 to 400 years old, but some go back as far as 800...

Banff National Park

Banff is Canada's oldest national park, first known as Hotsprings Reserve, and it stretches along the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. It is a place of lakes, mountains, and glaciers. The mountains are young—from 45 to 120 million years—and include magnificent peaks such as Mount Amery in the north of the park. Farther north is the...

Le Parker Meridien New York

Le Parker Meridien New York
Hip and dysfunctional are out.Style and function are in. Surround yourself with breathtaking views in the chic, fully renovated Estrela Penthouse, complete with dramatic outdoor terrace, high atop the fashionable Le Parker Meridien. Begin your lives together with a dance among the clouds expertly organized by the pros at Le Parker Meridien. Innovative cuisine prepared by our French culinary team...

The Drake Hotel

The Drake Hotel is a Chicago landmark and has been a symbol of white glove elegance for over 80 years The pride of Chicago, the hotel has been the first choice or celebrities and heads-of-state since its opening m 1920. The Drake Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the Gold Coast, overlooking Lake Michigan, across from Oak...

Melia White House Hotel

Managed by the Spanish Sol Melia company, this impressive art deco property is located just to the south of Regents Park, and just a few blocks north of Oxford Street. Spacious public areas offer a high degree of comfort and include an elegant cocktail bar. Stylish en suite bedrooms come in a variety of sizes, although they all offer...

Atlantis, Paradise Island

Come and explore the wonders of Atlantis.Time spent here is relaxing, exciting, invigorating and inspirational. With experiences to suit everyone, no matter what your desire, visitors are sure to have every wish fulfilled. From world class luxury to moderately priced comfort, Atlantis gives you a wide range of choice to suit your needs. Regardless of which accommodations you choose from...

Piedmont-As You Like Eat

The land of Slow Food Movement, the rare and expensive white truffle, and fabulous wine—Piedmont region in Italy is the stuff sweet dreams are made of. Not having done the mandatory Rome-Venice-Florence, or even Tuscany, my first foray ever into Italy was happening with a region less familiar. Yet Piedmont excited me on a couple of counts: interesting and often...

Beijing-Past Encounter

Welcome to Beijing, a city where historic temples and ancient dynasties rule alongside restaurants, bars and skyscrapers •DAY 1: Start your holiday with a visit to one of the most famous structures in the world—The Great Wall of China. Drive through quaint villages and orchards to Mutianyu, about 70 km from Beijing. A cable car takes you through the beautiful...

Germany Value for Money

Germany
There are ample opportunities to save money when travelling to Germany and stretching the Euro by taking advantage of numerous discounts. Explore our great tips and save on accommodation, transportation, activities, sightseeing, events and more...! For travellers on a shoestring, Germany offers a wide range of out and indoor activities free of charge. Discover the country's vast and varied...