Halifax Parade of Lights is exciting event held every November

Parade of lights is an annual event in Halifax, NS sponsored by local paper Chronicle Herald. Many local businesses participate to make this an unforgettable event for kids and families. Also, know as holiday parade of lights it takes place around November 18 each year. The days are already very short and it gets dark […]

Visit Kentville, NS and see amazing pumpkin people

Pumpkin people festival is an amazing display of  straw people with pumpkin heads that decorate streets of Kentville before Halloween. This fall festival is free of charge and draws lots of visitors to the area. Town of Kentville has more information including a map the the pumpkin people displays. There are many other activities listed […]

Giant pumpkin regatta draws big crowds in Windsor, NS

After you enjoyed pumpkin parade, walked around Haliburton House estate and had lunch now will be the time for the highlight of the day – giant pumpkin regatta. The race takes place every year in early October at the Pisiquid lake in Windsor, NS. More details can be found at the Tourism Nova Scotia site. […]

Take a road trip to historic Haliburton House this fall

Fall is wonderful in Atlantic Canada and especially in Nova Scotia. The air is clear and crisp and the trees display amazing colors. It is a great time to be outdoors and enjoy the nature. Haliburton House is a historic home and estate that is open to visitors  and is charming in the autumn. The […]

See world largest pumpkins at annual parade in Windsor, NS

Windsor, Nova Scotia is a beautiful small town about 50km south west of Halifax. Each October very special events happen here – giant pumpkin parade. The Dill family farm is famous for growing world largest pumpkins. They are so big that people started carving them and making into pumpkin boats. The Dill farm  claims to […]

Atlantic City boardwalk comes to life at night

Atlantic City boardwalk is a different place in the morning, during the day and at night. Some people probably will stay in bed in the morning and it may be too hot during the day for others, some will spend most of the time on the lovely beach. Early evening and night is probably one […]

A look at Lucy the elephant historic animal building

Lucy the elephant was built in 1881 as an attraction to the waterfront development just south of modern Atlantic City. This animal inspired building is about 6 miles south of the Atlantic city boardwalk and another historic landmark Absecon lighthouse. It is located at 9200 Atlantic ave in Margate, NJ. Atlantic avenue spans both islands […]

Absecon lighthouse is a great historical landmark

Absecon lighthouse is one of many marine related historical landmarks in Atlantic City. Monument to Christopher Columbus pays tribute to the famous explorer in the shopping district and it is a reminder of a large Italian community. Atlantic city logo also features marine life – two seahorses. There are other monuments and plaques scattered around […]

Food choices at Atlantic city boardwalk

By the time you walk the entire Atlantic city boardwalk you are sure to work up appetite. There are many places to eat there from  casino buffets to small street vendors. Five casinos remain operating on the boardwalk – Tropicana, Caesars, Bally’s, Resorts and Hard Rock ( former Trump’s Taj Mahal). Caesars has the best […]

Garden Pier historical museum exhibits unique memorabilia

Atlantic City boardwalk stretches for about two miles from Absecon inlet in the north-east to Atlantic City Beach patrol station at Roosevelt place in the south-east. It is an excellent place to walk and enjoy fresh ocean air. Garden Pier is the first structure near the northern part of the boardwalk. This pier is near […]

Steel Pier offers fun for all ages in Atlantic City

Steel Pier is a great place for the whole family to spend some quality time. Right now Steel Pier is across the boardwalk from Hard Rock Hotel and casino which used to be Trump’s Taj Mahal. The original pier was built in 1898 and it was destroyed several times by fires and storms. Steel Pier […]

View Atlantic city powerboats race from the famous boardwalk for free

Atlantic City has a great location for boat shows and powerboats racing. Boat shows usually happen in the Gardner basin by the Golden Nugget casino. Borgata and Harrah’s casinos are close by. These three casinos in the Gardner basin are still open and are doing quite well. The casinos on the boardwalk are less successful […]

Take a road trip to Lake Hemet area to escape the heat of the desert

Coachella Valley is famous for its music festival, golf, casinos and restaurants. The mild winters draw many people from Los Angeles and from across the country. Sometimes though the weather can be too hot even in winter time and some of the snowbirds miss snow or just want a break from the heat. One does […]

Enjoy great nature while hiking at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

Big Morongo canyon is named after native Indian tribe and is very close to the famous Palm Springs in the Coachella Valley. This nature preserve is large and has well developed hiking trails. The Marsh Trail is a boardwalk and is suitable for wheelchair. There are various birds and animals to see depending on the […]

Contemporary art exhibit at Monaco Oceanographic Museum by Mark Quinn

Monaco Oceanographic Museum always hosts specialty exhibitions in addition to regular artifacts. When exploring this area check out museum’s schedule of events and treat yourself to an inspiring and entertaining visit. The most recent exhibition was by Philippe Pasqua – Borderline. In 2012 Monaco Oceanographic Museum showcased works of another outstanding conceptual modern artist – […]

Eze charming old village in French Riviera near Nice

Eze is a small village in French Riviera that has a status of museum village and is a great day trip destination. Museum village Eze is famous for its Fragonard perfume museum and factory, which is similar to the  museum in Grasse and of course well preserved medieval old town. Old town is free to […]

Monaco Oceanographic Museum explores history, marine life and art

Monaco Oceanographic museum was founded in 1911 as a place to exhibit the collections by Prince Albert 1-st. The museum is situated very close to the Palace and cathedral of Monaco. The building sits at the top of the hill overlooking the sea. One can walk to this location from the train station however be […]

Peek into history of Russia at St Michael the Archangel church in Cannes, France

There are many things to do in Cannes, France. However, if you tried them all and would like to do something different, take a short walk from the famous Boulevard de la Croisette to see Russian Orthodox church. The exterior architecture is beautiful. The interiors of the St Michael the Archangel are done in accordance […]

Beautiful Russian Church in Cannes is full of history

The church is named after St. Michael the Archangel and is a short walk from the famous Cannes waterfront. The actual street address is  40 boulevard Alexandre III, which is about 500 meters from the eastern end of the promenade. St. Michael the Archangel Russian Orthodox church in Cannes is an interesting historical building with […]

A day trip to Anadolu Kavagi on a ferry is a great way to explore Bosphorus

Istanbul, Turkey is a great city that spans two continents Europe and Asia. Istanbul is very popular with tourists from around the world because of its historic past. There are many famous landmarks in this city, some from Roman and Byzantine times, some from Ottoman period. If you already visited Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi […]

Visit Istanbul, Turkey and see beautiful Sultan Ahmet mosque

Istanbul, Turkey is a great tourist destination and Sultan Ahmed mosque is one of the main landmarks in this city. The mosque known in Turkish as Sultanahmet Camii is in the touristic old part of Istanbul. It is very close to famous Hagia Sophia historical landmark as well as to the Hippodrome. This area of […]

Experience Los Angeles shopping at the Grove

If you like shopping or need to get gift ideas and happen to be in Los Angeles, pay  a visit to the Grove – a very nice shopping and dining area. The Grove is close to West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. It is just couple of blocks south from Sunset boulevard and Santa Monica boulevard. […]

Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is a must see landmark

Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is a famous landmark in this great Canadian city. It was built in the 19-century and is a stunning example of Gothic architecture. This church is not as prominent as Saint Joseph’s Oratory that dominates Montreal skyline. However, Notre-Dame Basilica is easier to reach because it is located in downtown within […]

10 romantic Valentines trip ideas tips for free and easy celebration

Valentines day is a is a great celebration of love and romance and a nice opportunity to find a romantic thing to do and show your loved ones your  feelings. You do not have to spend a lot to make Valentines a charming and memorable experience. FPImages shares 10 romantic trip ideas for Valentines  that […]

Spending Valentines day in Nice, France? Visit amazing Florian confectionery for unique gift ideas

Nice is a beautiful city in French Riviera and an excellent romantic getaway especially for Valentines day. If you plan to be in Nice in February you most likely considered enjoying Winter Carnival that starts a day before Valentines day. Among other things to do in Nice you probably considered walking along the famous promenade, […]

Visit beautiful Fragonard perfume museum for off the beaten path Valentines day idea

Fragonard perfume company celebrates 90 years in 2016. Fragonard was established in Grasse, small town in Cote d’Azur region in south of France. Fragonard parfumeur has a museum in Grasse where you can tour a working perfume manufacturing labs. Fragonard also has a small museum in Paris and also a working lab in Eze, small […]

Paris, France remains premiere Valentines day romantic getaway

Paris, France is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it retains its charm in winter season as well. There are so many romantic and irresistible things to do in Paris. Celebrating Valentines day in Paris would not be complete without the visit to famous landmark – Tour Eiffel. […]

Stay at Riu Negril, Jamaica and have most romantic Caribbean vacation

Riu Negril is situated on one of the most beautiful places in Jamaica – Bloody Bay. The bay has perfect crescent shape and is well protected by the reef. Bloody bay is located on the Western part of this Caribbean island which has two advantages. First, trade winds are not as strong here and second, […]

Explore charming Bruges, Belgium at night and enjoy romantic European getaway

Bruges (Brugge) is a small European town near Brussels that has UNESCO protected historic medieval old town center. There are many well preserved famous landmarks, beautiful old cobble streets and tranquil canals. This romantic European getaway is always attracting many tourists and is always well decorated for holidays like Christmas, New Years, Valentines etc. Bruges […]

Romantic travel destination of Bruges, Belgium will charm and delight on Valentines day

Medieval town of Bruges, Belgium is one of the most romantic travel destinations in Europe. If you have a chance include this charming European town on your list of things to do. Bruges, Belgium is about three hours away from Paris by either car or train. It is a little bit further from London, UK […]

Romantic getaway in Catalonia Gran Dominicus resort is perfect Valentines day escape

Catalonia Gran Dominicus resort is a perfect romantic getaway on the southern coast of Dominican Republic near La Romana. Catalonia Gran Dominicus resort is a great Valentines day escape idea for those of us who live in cold climates. This Dominican Republic resort prepares well for the Valentines day and will be a truly magic […]

Visit Christmas arts and crafts market at the beautiful Lakehouse in Washington Park Albany, NY

Christmas arts and crafts market at the gorgeous Lakehouse is part of the Capital holiday lights experience. Visitors can stop there during the drive through and wander around a bit, taking in the awesome sights of this festival of lights. Lakehouse is a focal point when viewed from the entrance across the lake and is […]

Enjoy Christmas lights in Washington Park, great thing to do in Albany, NY

Christmas lights in Washington Park in Albany is one of many great things to do in this capital region. Christmas lights holiday decorations run from the end of November to early January. FPImages continues to share night images of this festival of light, first part of this travel idea is here:  Albany, NY Holiday Lights […]

Albany, NY Holiday Lights in the Park is a great Christmas trip idea

Albany, NY offers an excellent outdoor Christmas lights show known as Holiday Lights in the Park. This event lasts from the end of November to just after the New Year. Awesome Christmas lights are displayed in the downtown Washington park . This is a drive through festival of light and is a perfect road trip […]

Saint Andrews, NB waterfront Christmas decorations and Christmas Parade

Saint Andrews, NB, Canada is a small and charming coastal town close to the Us border. Saint Andrews, NB waterfront stretches for about a mile and is beautifully decorated for Christmas holidays. Saint Andrews attracts visitors from the end of November till after Christmas to see spectacular outdoor Christmas decorations, enjoy the sunsets at the […]

Enjoy Christmas Lights Holiday Decorations at Saint Andrews, NB, Canada

Christmas lights holiday decorations are setup all over this beautiful small town – St. Andrews, NB, Canada. Xmas lights display lasts from around November 25 to about December 27. Saint Andrews is within driving distance from larger urban centers in New Brunswick such as Saint John, Fredericton or Moncton, it is also about 30 minutes […]