Wednesday, December 25, 2013

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Merry Christmas

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 04:01 PM PST

Compliments of the season to all my readers and best wishes for a travel-rich and inspiring 2014. Travel Wonders takes a couple of weeks off at this time of year so please return in mid January 2014 for more stories about the Travel Wonders of the World. Meanwhile, enjoy the lights on Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral which tells the Christmas story in a rich video technicolour along with...

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

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Paris’ Picture Postcard Attractions (France)

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 11:21 AM PST

by Jane Harrison A city synonymous with high culture, fashion and fascinating historical locations, it’s not hard to imagine why Paris is the world’s top tourist destination. Over 28 million tourists make their way to the European hot spot every year in order to enjoy the city’s iconic landmarks and even those who haven’t been to the popular holiday destination still...

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

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Photo of the Week: Il Campo (Siena, Italy)

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 08:03 PM PST

Along with its magnificent cathedral and marble inlaid floor, Siena’s Il Campo is a stirring, vibrant central square enticingly shaped like a scallop shell. The summer heat pushes groups to the shaded edges, the shadows of the dominant Palazzo Publico and 100 metre bell tower (Torre del Mangia) offering welcome relief. Il Campo is the location of the famed and wild Il Palio horse race...

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Friday, December 20, 2013

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Welcome in the New Year With a Magical Holiday to Majorca (Spain)

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 12:10 PM PST

by Lloyd John 2014 is set to be a big year in Majorca. Even with the global economic downturn, the island experienced a great year in terms of tourism, will millions of holidaymakers flooding the island during the summer season. Perfect for families, couples and singletons alike, Majorca has matured from a cheap and cheerful last minute holiday destination to one of the Mediterranean's most...

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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Walking the Mosaic Marble Carpet (Siena Cathedral, Italy)

Posted: 16 Dec 2013 01:47 PM PST

When visiting European cathedrals, visitors are often extolled to look up to observe the detailed architecture, sweeping arches, glorious frescoes and glittering stained glass windows. The elegant Gothic exterior of Siena Cathedral in striking black and white stripes gives cause for an impressive cathedral visit but doesn't remotely prepare a visitor for the staggeringly beautiful interior. This...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Photo of the Week: Summer Relief (Siena, Italy)

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 11:43 AM PST

Opposite Palazzo Publico at the highest point of Siena’s main piazza sits Font Gaia (fountain of joy). It continues to be fed by a water system in place since its unveiling in 1348. Some of the Tuscan hotel rooms appear to rely on plumbing of a similar vintage!! While fenced from the public, the enticing cooling waters are an attraction on a warm Tuscan summer’s day. The superb marble...

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Friday, December 6, 2013

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Making Last Minute Trip Plans a Memorable Part of your Holiday

Posted: 05 Dec 2013 01:36 PM PST

by Stephanie Bartup One of the most exciting – and completely daunting – aspects of travelling is undoubtedly the ability to have that drop-everything attitude when you decide you want to move on. Last minute holiday plans can be made at the drop of a hat, and the world is your oyster once again. South East Asia is without doubt one of the best places a traveller can find themselves...

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

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INCREDIBLE Disney Christmas Gift Idea

Posted: 02 Dec 2013 08:15 PM PST

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I know what you're gonna say - did someone REALLY draw that? The answer is YES. My amazing friend, Charles Ott created this unbelievable illustration of Cinderella Castle. The amazing thing is that you can purchase this relatively inexpensively on his website. You can just scroll down on this page: 

http://steelcityartist.com/pen-ink-illustrations/national-landmarks-2-2/

You'll see prices range from $40 to $125 for the Giclee print. 

You can also get a limited edition colorized pastel print version for $125, and the number has been limited to 250. 
http://steelcityartist.com/pen-ink-illustrations/hand-colored-pastel-prints/


While you're there, please check out Charles' other illustrations. He is a very popular artist from Pittsburgh, PA. 

As always, I have to state that I did not receive this image in exchange for this testimonial. I believe it's important to remain completely neutral in any testimonial I do. 

-- DisneyDean