With increased solar activity already making this winter a prime time to view the Northern Lights, Explorers Astronomy Tours says that the most spectacular light show on earth could become even more dazzling in December, when an annual shower of shooting stars is predicted to be easier to observe than usual.
As Mallorca’s long, hot summer draws to a close, begin the new season away from the beaches and enjoy the island’s other natural hotspots, from its nature reserves and national parks to miles of caves hiding stalactites and underground lagoons, and the majestic Serra de Tramuntana mountain range.
Cornwall is well known for its stunning coastline, great beaches and laid back lifestyle, but what is less well known about this magical little county is that it’s also been used as a location for many successful movies.
On the 3rd September the wait is over for Hunger Games fans as the movie finally hits the shelves, but nothing beats seeing the film other than visiting the location where it was all filmed, North Carolina.
Trying to select the Top 10 most beautiful places to visit in Oklahoma is a daunting task. Mother Nature has provided plenty of awe-inspiring locales all over Oklahoma, and with 11 distinct eco-regions the variety of stunning scenery is incredible.
We all know about Japan's stunning cherry blossom season in spring but, come autumn, when the maple trees blaze into vivid displays of scarlet, saffron and gold, the gardens of Japan also put on a spectacular show of autumnal colours.
Eager to see the Northern Lights, but not too keen on knee-deep snow and sub-zero conditions? Or perhaps saw the Borealis last year and seek to experience the Lights in a new way this season?
August 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of screen idol Marilyn Monroe, star of films such as Some Like it Hot, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the Seven Year Itch, scene of the legendary photograph where she was seen laughing as her skirt blew up.
One of the most underrated seasons in Finland is Ruska; autumn time where the colours are vibrant and show off Finland’s dramatic scenery.
Get a sense of the natural allure of Oklahoma by visiting one of our 35 state parks. In addition to relaxing in the beautiful surroundings - lakes, mountains, sand dunes, and forests - you can hike, bike, fish or participate in organized park activities.
Enjoy the beauty of autumn in West Virginia this year. In September and October when the changing leaves are at their most vibrant, the state is home to many miles of trails - ideal for outdoor autumn-time adventure.
It is predicted that 2013 will be one of the best years for a long time to witness the magical Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) high above the Arctic Circle.
Had it not been for a tardy delivery of a car, Ernest Hemingway's 10-year love affair with Key West might never have happened.
To celebrate the release of Disney.Pixar's Brave, Edinburgh's five star boutique hotel, The Glasshouse, has partnered with award-winning Rabbie's Small Group Tours to create a special package to give guests the chance to explore the Legends and Landscape of Scotland.
Whether its elephant trekking through the dense green jungle, discovering earthy mystical temples or zigzagging through bustling city markets, Thailand is a destination that creates lasting memories to share with the whole family over and over again.
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