Estonia’s capital city Tallinn is older than most people realize, and just like all old cities, it has more than its fair share of secrets. Alongside the distinctly medieval flavor of downtown Tallinn’s streets, stories of ghosts, hidden tunnels and buried treasures add to its air of mystery.
Given the size of the damn things, you’d be quite right in thinking that all of the pyramids had been found already – but a couple of recent discoveries would seem to suggest that there’s plenty more exploring to be done out there.
It might be bitterly cold in Northern Germany at the moment, but sun seekers still have the opportunity to escape to much warmer climes thanks to a former Soviet aircraft hangar that now serves as a tropical island retreat all-year round. Inside the MASSIVE building lies Germany’s one and only Caribbean-style resort, the aptly named Tropical Islands.
Hungary is now high on the list of must-see destinations for Russian tourists, with the number of arrivals in that country rising by more than 30% during the last year. As expected, the capital city Budapest remains the most popular destination in the country.
It’s not easy trying to spot a genuine deal when looking for discounted hotel rooms, but a new Russian startup is hoping to change that. DealAngel, a Moscow-based hotel search engine that helps travelers to get the best possible deal on their lodgings, has just announced plans to open up its API
Turkey is gearing up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Izmir European Jazz Festival in style, announcing plans to host no less than 10 concerts in the city over its duration, from March 4 until March 20.
Tourism officials in Azerbaijan are busy finalizing their preparations in advance of next month’s ITB Berlin 2013, an event in which the Eastern European country is set to feature prominently as its official Convention & Cultural Partner.
Eurostar passengers will be able to look forward to a host of Valentine’s Day surprises this February 14, as the high-speed passenger train that links the UK to the continent tempts couples on a romantic getaway with its new “love” themed tickets.
Just last week, Google added yet another new upgrade to its mapping platform, announcing that the app now carries data for 38 of the most popular ski resorts across Canada and the United States.
In their quest to check out 30 must-see travel destinations before they reach the grand old age of thirty, travelling couple Gerard & Kieu stopped by twenty different countries in an epic 312-day journey, stretching more than 67,000 miles across the globe as they embarked on the adventure of a lifetime.
How about this for a futuristic hotel room? The concept showcases a model room that literally comes alive at the ‘touch’ of a smartphone, with walls made almost completely out of Microsoft Surface tablets, multiple touchscreens and interactive surfaces that can be controlled via a smartphone or by touch
From its rolling deserts in the north, to the expansive Alpine-esque Tatra Mountains in the south, Poland is choc-a-block with magical attractions vying for your attention. Today Argophilia takes a look at some of our favorite, less well known, Polish highlights.
As of today, airberlin will fly once a day to Bucharest and Sofia as it continues the expansion of its Eastern European network to its main hub in Berlin.
Encompassing a vast 14,763km of expansive, untouched grazing land within Northern Tanzania, the Serengeti National Park has been honored as this year’s chosen destination by leaders from the hotel, tourism and catering industry.
Looking for an escape from the cold this winter? Uncertain which holiday hot spots will live up to their name? If so, then you might just find this new interactive infographic from Thomson Holidays comes in quite handy.