For some tourists spine chilling experiences are not restricted to Halloween. In recent years there has been an increase in demand for visits to locations with horrific events. Where do tourists visit ? why do they visit ? would you want to visit any locations ?
Read more by clicking on the link : http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/oct/31/dark-tourism-murder-sites-disaster-zones
The answer : according to Lonely Planet’s new travel booklet Sikkim, India, The Kimberley, Australia and Yorkshire are the three ‘must visit’ places in 2014! Find out why and where else makes the top 10 by clicking on the link :
Have you visited Yorkshire ? what do you think ? would you recommend it as a destination to others ?
Some of you feel that you’ve faced your greatest travel challenge by visiting lovely Clovelly. Have a look at these travel challenges from around the world. It’s amazing what people will do with their leisure time but, as we all know, leisure is pleasure !
Smiler is the first rollercoaster with 14 loops, Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi claims to be the world’s fastest coaster. What do theme parks do now to create new thrills ? Are we reaching the point where the human body is reaching its physical limits of endurance ?
Find out more by clicking on the link : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24553630
North Korean President, Kim Jung Don, wants to develop his country’s first ski resort. Will it become a ‘must’ for intrepid tourists ?
Stoneywell is Leicestershire’s first National Trust property. Local residents in Ulverscroft fear that it will bring traffic and congestion to the village. Why are the resident’s worried ? Are the National Trust doing anything to manage visitors ?
The latest series of The Great British Bake Off is inspiring many to rediscover baking as a leisure activity and special interest holiday idea.
Visit England has selected the best bakeaways available. Are you inspired ?