Showing posts from July, 2015

A Day Trip in York

Planning a day trip in York can be fun and interesting because it is a city with rich historic background, which dates back to almost 2,000 years. Looking to explore its ancient historic roots then you can plan a visit to some of the most world's renowned museums that surround this beautiful city. A peek into its former inhabitants suggests that it was founded by the Romans in AD 71 and was named Eboracum . During the historic era, several influential figures became connected with the city such as Constantine the Great. York was of one the two capitals of the Roman Empire and Septimus Severus governed it for two years   York has also been home the Anglo Saxons, The Vikings who renamed it Jorvik during their reign. There are several highlights to consider the next time you plan a day trip to York. You can include some intriguing and fun activities, which will leave you mesmerised and captivated in the city's attractions.   York Minster and the Shambles It is one

Make the most of Marrakech

With gorgeous sunny weather and high temperatures from April to September, Marrakech is one of Morocco’s major tourist attractions. With so much to do and see there is something available there for the entire family. Whether you’re in search of art and culture, you want a few moments of peace and rest or you’re just there for the food, Marrakech has it all.  Here, award-winning hotel Riad el Zohar take a look at the top ten things to do when holidaying in Marrakech and don’t worry, they’re all family friendly! Classical Art at the Marrakech Museums Open 9 – 6:45 Wednesday – Monday, The Dar Si museum provides a unique insight into classical Moroccan life, with a stellar collection of crafts, woodwork, leather and weapons that have been rescued from the abandoned dwellings of old. The Maison de la Photographie is where you want to go to see around 8,000 photographs of 1870-1950’s Marrakech. It is a beautiful look into the ancient city.  Wander through the markets o

Family Holiday Destinations - Another Five Fantastic Suggestions

Finding time for both yourselves and the kids can be hard nowadays. What with the latest technologies making us constantly available to everyone in the world, it can be a rare moment when we all sit down to eat dinner together without the television on or someone away with the fairies on their phone. However holidays are a time for families. A time when the devices are put away and the sun cream is slathered on for a weekend away or for a week or two of personal bonding time. There are countless locations to which you can whisk yourself away and get a break from the rest of the world and you will certainly have your ideas of the perfect holiday! However we’ll be having a look at some of the best family friendly vacation places, so that there is something suitable for everyone, even the little ones! Euro-Disney   An obvious choice for children, if your kids happen to be Disney fans, there is nothing easier than hopping onto the EuroStar for a few days at EuroDisney .