Alfama a colourful piece of Lisbon’s history

If any district in Lisbon screams ancient history, it is its funky Alfama district

Alfama a colourful piece of Lisbon’s historyIf any district in Lisbon screams ancient history it is its funky Alfama district. Its medieval streets and alleys twist and wind their way around the hill that it sits on. The tangle of streets has a romantic shabbiness which reflects its history: first settled by the Visigoths, you can still see some remains of…

Exploring Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon history goes back 20 centuries

Exploring Lisbon, PortugalWith its strategic location on the coast of Portugal, and its rich historical background, Lisbon offers diverse attractions that any tourist will find exciting and interesting. The warm waters of its beaches are a must during summer while it impressive towers, palaces and museums beckon tourists to explore all year round. Lisbon's small quarters, locally…

Balance your itinerary and have a great trip

Don't suffer museum overload

Balance your itinerary and have a great tripWhen you're planning what to see on your travels, try to balance your itinerary. While you're in cities, you want to see museums and churches, but mix it up with outdoor activities and fun things. There is a long list of cities in Europe, such as Rome, Florence, London, Paris, Berlin and Madrid, that have…

Oklahoma museum celebrates Pawnee Bill

The West lives on at Oklahoma's Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum

Oklahoma museum celebrates Pawnee BillKevin Webb, 32, cracks his bullwhip. It snaps like gunshot, and stirs up the morning dew so fine it resembles gun smoke. Little wonder: the braided leather whip travels 1,200 kilometres an hour. “I beat the livin’ daylights out o’ myself learnin’ how to crack the whip,” Webb says with a gosh-shucks smile and sweet-as-sarsaparilla…

The Grand Canyon by mule

If you don't believe you are up to hiking the Grand Canyon, a trip by mule will make your visit truly memorable

The Grand Canyon by muleIf you don't believe you are up to hiking the Grand Canyon, a trip by mule will make your visit truly memorable. Part of a day trip, the mules will carry you on a seven-hour ride to Plateau Point on the Bright Angel Trail. Plateau Point offers a panoramic view of the canyon and the…
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