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New Orleans streetcar

New Orleans streetcars have rambled through the city's streets for almost two centuries, originally horse-drawn. Couldn't have been easy being a horse in those days.
by Sophie's World on Mar 15, 2013

New Orleans by Instagram

Earlier, I’ve told you of my first trip abroad – to New Orleans. As an eleven-year-old, I thought it was an exciting and exotic city; the colours, the smells, the people, the jazz, the streets, the shops, the horse-drawn carriages…...
by Sophie's World on Mar 13, 2013

Monaco: All that glitters

Welcome to the glittering, glamorous Monaco. That's what the Monaco - Monte Carlo railway station says, don't you think? A quick peek at the boats in the harbour confirms that Monaco does indeed exude glamour. Monaco: All that glitters is a post from...
by Sophie's World on Mar 10, 2013

Legoland, the original one

The tiny Danish town of Billund is home of that most brilliant of toys: Lego - and of the original Legoland, everyone's childhood fantasy, at least for us of the pre-Nintendo generation.Legoland, the original one is a post from Sophie's World...
by Sophie's World on Mar 6, 2013

And the waters ran red with blood…

By Alexandra Redisch at Lake Trasimeno Last April I found myself in a palazzo in Umbria, listening to enthusiastic Hannibal scholar, professor Giovanni Brizzi. He walks me through the epic battle that played out on the banks of Lake Trasimeno more t...
by Sophie's World on Mar 3, 2013

Akko is OK

Maybe it's just me, but when i think of Israel, i think of old. At the very least dating back to biblical times. So when i hear of a place that claims to be one of the oldest, continuously inhabited cities in the region (although lots of places claim...
by Joe's Trippin' on Mar 3, 2013

Day out Britain: Warwick Castle

During a long summer stay in a Cotswolds village we had ample opportunity to explore both the Cotswolds and the surrounding area. One of Cat’s favourites was Warwick Castle, fun for kids of all ages. Warwick Castle is often referred to as one o...
by Sophie's World on Feb 26, 2013

BaHaifa

When thinks of Israel as the Holyland, a few rather related religions pop into mind, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. But there is yet another, somewhat lesser known, religion which calls Israel "home". The port city of Haifa and the surrounding area...
by Joe's Trippin' on Feb 24, 2013

Exploring Ireland’s Ballyhoura with kids

Today, travel blogger and Ireland enthusiast Jody Halsted of irelandwithkids.com shares her experiences on travelling with children in Ballyhoura. After reading this, my youngest has already decided zorbing, zip lining, donkeys and horse riding in th...
by Sophie's World on Feb 20, 2013

The Cape Peninsula: penguins, baboons and spectacular scenery

After my recent re-visit to Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, I’ve a series of posts coming up. I’ll cover a cheetah, lion and rhino rescue project, another self-declared micro-nation, the infamous prison isle Robben Island, a thought-pro...
by Sophie's World on Feb 18, 2013

Things to do with your kids in Aswan

By Catarina Redisch in Aswan, Egypt Aswan is a city on the Nile, and very interesting, especially if you like extremes. Did you know that Aswan is one of the driest places on earth? Aswan High Dam If you like extremes, you’ll really like the As...
by Sophie's World on Feb 10, 2013

Kids and animals in Australia

Travelling with children in Australia is very easy and an absolute joy. One of the highlights for my daughters has been the opportunity to get up close with the local fauna, both with farm animals and with wildlife so different from what we have in E...
by Sophie's World on Feb 6, 2013

Penang wall art

One of the many wall art that has been cropping up in Penang!  Can't wait to be back in Penang for Chinese New Year,  and take a walk around the city spotting those wall art!
by nateniale's travels on Feb 1, 2013

5 places must-go for ski and winter sports in South Korea!

People from other part of the world especially tropical countries or none 4 seasons countries, they somehow think about how actually the White Christmas look like in their own eyes with snow fall from the sky! Winter in South Korea is going to be o...
by LeX Paradise on Jan 30, 2013

A Garden with a View

Costa Brava is such a diverse region. From Blanes in the south to the French border in the north, you'll find mountains and cliffs, plains and rough terrain, cities both cosmopolitan and quaint, adorable villages, miles and miles of coastline with al...
by Sophie's World on Jan 30, 2013

The Road to Gjógv

A road trip in the Faroe Islands is a treat, with awe-inspiring vistas or colourful little villages whichever way you turn. Around a bend in the road, this is what you might see: … or this: We’re on Sheep Islands, so you will also see thi...
by Sophie's World on Jan 28, 2013

Holy!

The holiest of the Holies. The centre of the universe (or close to it) for countless religious followers. The well-spring of movements would have had the most profound impact on our history, culture and entire belief structure. Books about of events...
by Joe's Trippin' on Jan 28, 2013

Thaipusam in Singapore

Thaipusam fell on a Sunday this year, and I thought it was a great opportunity to catch the celebration in Singapore (since Thaipusam is not a public holiday).  Started the day late, and caught some of the kavadi carrier on the road. The pr...
by nateniale's travels on Jan 27, 2013

Dreaming of Gaborone

I once left Gaborone with the impression of a nice enough, but quiet and slightly boring town. After reading about the inimitable, traditionally built lady detective, I want to see Gaborone anew, through her eyes.Dreaming of Gaborone is a post from S...
by Sophie's World on Jan 22, 2013

Cape Town revisited

As I write this, I’m at Heathrow, waiting for British Airways to fly me 30 000 ft or so above the warm African night. It’s a spur of the moment decision. I meant to call my friend from primary school, Ingrid, to see if we could find time...
by Sophie's World on Jan 16, 2013


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