Places you must see in your lifetime
Mount Mulanje, Malawi
The Mulanje Massif, also known as Mount Mulanje, is a large monadnock in southern Malawi near the city of Blantyre, rising sharply from the surrounding plains of Chiradzulu, and the tea-growing Mulanje district. For more information www.malawitourism.com
Andalusia in Spain
This is a land of culture, history, fiestas, nature areas and excellent food. You’ll be able to visit everything from outstanding monuments to a wide variety of different natural landscapes… and you'll have the chance to take part in several unique popular events and sample a range of delicious gastronomic products. Visit www.spain.info for more information.
The "Tunnel of Trees"
The "Tunnel of Trees" on Kauai is one of the most unique and beautiful drives in Hawaii. The Beautiful canopy of Eucalyptus trees line Maliuhi Road shades the first mile of highway 520 and creates a natural gateway to Kauai's South Shore, and the towns of Koloa a Poipu. The original 500 trees were planted in 1911 as a gift to the community from Pineapple Baron Walter McBryde. The beautiful trees were leftover from a large landscape project of his estate home, now the grounds of the Kukuiolono Park and Golf Course. Visit www.kauai.com for more information.
Venice Italy Travel Grand Canal
Let yourself be wafted away by the slow rhythms and enchanted atmosphere of a peerless city suspended between land and water.
Let yourself be seduced by its fragile melancholy beauty. Discover the art, the history and the allure of a Venice Italy both romantic and mysterious whose very stones, waterways and richness of its palazzi evoke the glorious past of the greatest sea power in the Mediterranean. For more information go to www.venicecharms.com.
Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only Switzerland's third most important financial centre and a conference, banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town. For more information go to www.lugano-tourism.ch.
New York City
The Statue of Liberty is probably one of the most recognizable structures in the entire world, a “new colossus,” as it was called when it was built, intended to be a shining beacon of welcome and promise for weary travelers entering New York Harbor. Thanks to the fact that there is no copyright on the statue’s image, her noble visage has also been used to peddle everything from tax preparation services to key chains. For more information go to www.newyork.com.
Ghent is a historic city, yet at the same time a contemporary one. The modern daily life of the city’s active inhabitants plays itself out against a gorgeous historical backdrop. In Ghent, they live, work and enjoy life over and over again each day. A couple enjoys the peace of an authentic beguinage. Parents and children stroll through the traffic-free streets of the city centre. For more information go to www.visitgent.be
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it – Samuel Johnson