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5 Great Beer Festivals in Europe

Just about everyone has heard of the world famous Oktoberfest held every year in the German city of Munich. Lasting for as long as 18 days, the city is packed full of people spending great amounts of money on beer. Another major beer festival in Germany is the Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart. However, if you [...]

By | 2014-02-10T09:58:47+00:00 April 7th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Jardin des Plantes :: Paris, France

Situated on the left bank of the River Seine, the Jardin des Plantes is Paris’s primary botanical garden and renowned for its centuries-old beauty. A popular tourist attraction, the garden is also a favorite venue for Parisians. Located on sixty-nine acres, the Jardin des Plantes features many internationally famous gardens, greenhouses, and exhibits. With Louis [...]

By | 2014-02-10T09:55:49+00:00 April 2nd, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Italy’s Beautiful Aeolian Islands

Italy has not shortage of beautiful vacation destinations, but the Aeolian Islands are among its most enchanting regions. The eight islands that comprise the Aeolian group are situated in the Tyrrhenian Sea to the north of Sicily. Roughly 200,000 people visit these islands each year making them a popular Italian vacation destination. […]

By | 2012-10-21T13:29:40+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Warsaw Zoo :: Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Zoological Garden, more commonly referred to as the Warsaw Zoo, first opened its doors in 1928. Situated on ninety-nine acres in Warsaw, Poland, the zoo is located on Ratuszowa Street and is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria as well as the World Association of Zoos. While the [...]

By | 2014-12-19T12:32:36+00:00 March 12th, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

6 Top Places to Enjoy a Long, Healthy Life

At InsuranceQuotes.org we want all to live healthy fulfilling lives. There are places in the world where, according to the CIA World Factbook, citizens have the longest life expectancy in the world. Here’s where people are enjoying a long, good life. 6) Andorra Nestled in the Pyrennes mountains between France and Spain, this small principality [...]

By | 2014-02-10T10:46:40+00:00 March 9th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

The ‘Before You Go’ Travel Checklist

By EN Jio The process of heading overseas can be stressful, as it often feels like there are a million things to organize and get done before leaving. It’s not always as easy as quickly packing up and going, particularly if you’re planning a longer vacation or extended holiday. Rather than get frazzled by the [...]

By | 2014-02-10T10:48:09+00:00 February 21st, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Tintagel Castle :: Cornwall, United Kingdom

Medieval Cornwall witnessed the construction of a great castle near the historical village of Tintagel. Named for the village, Tintagel Castle in the United Kingdom was built by one of the wealthiest men of his day, Richard, Earl of Cornwall, who hailed from the House of Plantagenet. Moreover, as the legendary birthplace of King Arthur, [...]

By | 2014-02-10T13:23:28+00:00 February 3rd, 2012|Landmarks|0 Comments

Mount Vernon Distillery :: Alexandria, Virginia

First American President George Washington once wrote that “the benefits arising from the moderate use of liquor have been experienced in all armies and are not to be disputed.” Moreover, he put his theory into practice. In 1798, Washington built a distillery in Alexandria, Virginia that produced fifty thousand liters of whiskey per year. Today, [...]

By | 2014-02-10T13:23:34+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Landmarks|0 Comments