Author Archive for Jocelyn Murray

avatarJocelyn Murray is a travel writer and historical fiction novelist. She holds two university master's degrees in both English and Education, along with a bachelor's degree in Economics and European Studies. She also has a teaching credential and taught at the elementary school level.
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Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

August 22, 2014 No Comments   Prado Museum One of the best museums in the world, the Prado houses an extensive collection of European art that includes paintings, sculptures, prints and historic documents. Art from Spanish painters like Francisco de Goya and Diego Velázquez are best represented here, along with countless other masterpieces including Titian’s Self-Portrait, Peter Paul Rubens’s The ...

 

10 Amazing Hotels of the World

10 Amazing Hotels of the World

August 6, 2014 No Comments   Ice Hotel – Sweden Constructed of ice and snow, Ice Hotel is a splendid work of art carved and sculpted by the hands of international artists, designers and architects with an eye for singular beauty that is unforgettable. This amazing hotel is open from December to mid-April, after which it melts away back into the ...

 

Beauty and Beast: Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Beauty and Beast: Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

July 26, 2014 No Comments Wonderstruck… this might best describe how one feels when seeing the Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for the very first time. They are both beauty and beast exemplified in one majestic mammal.   About Sumatran Tigers    Sumatran tigers are the smallest subspecies of tigers in the world today, yet one ...

 

Best Waterparks in the USA for 2014

Best Waterparks in the USA for 2014

July 17, 2014 1 Comment   Whether you are a thrill-seeker with an appetite for high speed, or prefer to wade through a tranquil pool, these 10 best waterparks in the USA have something for everyone in your family. From tots and teens, to adults with frisky genes, few things beat a visit to a waterpark on a hot summer’s ...

 

California Off the Beaten Path: 5 Uncrowded Scenic Gems
Five Must-See Wild Places in the Central United States

Five Must-See Wild Places in the Central United States

July 1, 2014 No Comments These wild places in the central United States are gorgeous wilderness havens

 

5 Fabulous Family-Friendly Bed & Breakfast Inns in California

5 Fabulous Family-Friendly Bed & Breakfast Inns in California

June 3, 2014 No Comments These bed & breakfast inns in California are worth visiting with the kids!

 

Top New Amusement Park Rides in the US for 2014
5 Must-See Sights in Istanbul

5 Must-See Sights in Istanbul

May 10, 2014 No Comments Imagine a place where the air is redolent of spices, and narrow streets lead to open terraces, courtyards with arched porticos, and stunning architecture with domed rooftops, colorful tiles and graceful columns. A place whose history is steeped in violence, passion, and a beauty that has transcended the ages. This is Istanbul. It is the blending of East ...

 

10 Best All-Inclusive Family Beach Resorts in Mexico

10 Best All-Inclusive Family Beach Resorts in Mexico

May 6, 2014 No Comments From its mild tropical climate and gorgeous beaches, to its gracious people and rich cultural heritage, Mexico is a country full of character, flavor and charm, making it a wonderful holiday destination. Mexico is bordered by four bodies of water—the Sea of Cortez (also known as the Gulf of California), the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf ...

 

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