Take a look outside. The days are getting longer. The tulips are blooming. Cadbury’s Creme Eggs are starting to take over the shelves. It can all mean only one thing: winter is nearly at an end, and springtime is almost upon us.
We are celebrating the new season by showcasing some of our very best spring-themed content, from captivating magazine articles to informative web copy, engaging travel blogs to detailed destination guides – not to mention thrilling tour itineraries. Shake off winter with a tailor-made Madagascar adventure. Step into your hiking boots to trek some of Italy’s best walking routes. Swap hearty winter stews for fresh seasonal seafood. Take a springtime soak in one of Budapest’s soothing thermal baths. And discover the otherworldly Macchu Picchu with an amazing eight-day tour of Peru. Scroll down to read extracts from all these travel pieces (along with links to read the rest)…
Walking in Ancient Footsteps
From the South Tyrol and the shores of Lake Garda, to the gentle beauty of Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast, ancient routes weave their way through Italy. In the past, Romans and shepherds, Napoleon’s troops and pilgrims walked these trails in search of glory, enlightenment and sometimes sheep! To follow in their footsteps is to experience the best of Italy’s rolling countryside, cultural heritage and history… | Read the full feature article
Island Eco-Ventures: Madagascar
Long isolated from the rest of the world, this huge island nation in the Southern Indian Ocean is home to thousands of unique animal species, many of which are found nowhere else on earth. The island’s signature animal is, of course, the lemur, but it’s home to a multitude of fantastic species, including colorful (and huge) chameleons, striking frogs and strange insects. And that’s before we mention it’s teeming sea life, including sea turtles, stingrays, sharks and humpback whales… | Read the full website copy
The Restaurants Every Seafood Lover Should Eat At
Crazy for crab? Obsessed with oysters? Partial to plaice? These standout seafood establishments should be right up your alley. The secret to superlative seafood is two-fold: first, you need the highest quality and freshest fish, then you need a skilled chef to coax out the flavor. From meaty monkfish to creamy chowder, silky raw tuna to crispy batter-enveloped cod, the earth’s waters yield untold gastronomic delights… | Read the full blog article
Hungary: A Landscape Shaped by an Epic Past
Landlocked Hungary, bordered by seven countries, has sat at the crossroads of Middle Europe for centuries. Yet it exudes a very unique character. The proud Magyar residents have carved out a landscape filled with man-made marvels. From capital Budapest to towns across the country, visitors will discover churches and cathedrals, Roman ruins, and architecture spanning Neoclassical to Baroque and Art Nouveau… | Read the full destination guide
Peru: Splendors of the Land of the Inca
Riding a vintage-style luxury train (complete with wood-paneled interiors and old-fashioned brass fittings) through the dramatic peaks and valleys of the Peruvian landscape is just one of the high points of this unique adventure. After all, the train ends up at the gateway to Machu Pichu, the ancient Inca citadel recognized as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Journey through bucolic villages, ancient ruins and breathtaking natural settings, following in the footsteps of the ancient Incas… | Read the full travel itinerary
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