Americas, Beaches

The Hawaiian Islands: which one is your favorite?

Kauai

Hawaiian Islands, a place where freshness of floral breeze will energize you and the warmth of serene water will refresh you. With breathtaking natural beauty, it appeals the visitors for enjoying a memorable holiday.  Undoubtedly, there is no place on earth like Hawaii. With six unique islands, it is waiting to deliver distinct experiences that can allure any traveler. The islands warmly invite you to discover an ideal travel experience. Explore the lush valleys and…

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Beaches, Health & Safety, Things to do, Travel List, Travel Tips

Hot Tips While Enjoying Your Sunny Vacation

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Vacationing in a tropical spot can be very enjoyable and provide you with hours of entertainment. However, the sun can be scolding compared to what we’re all normally used to. Many travellers forget the importance of taking good care of yourself during a vacation. Here are some hot tips for enjoying your sunny vacation and coming back in one piece: Lather on that Sunscreen The sun can get a lot hotter in tropical locations, so…

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Feature, Photography

Corn mazes: fad or art?

design by Will Sillin, courtesy Mike's Maze)

Crop circles and corn mazes can be amazing, intricate and down right scary sometimes. Cherished by many UFOists, equally loved and hated by farmers, and an absolute treat following a trick, these agronomic pranks have sparked imagination for years now. The first pioneering crop art can be arguably attributed to   Doug Bower and Dave Chorley who started making truly intricate models spanning whole square miles in the 1970s. Obviously, some people took them seriously –…

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Financing & Budget, Travel Tips

5 quick and easy tips for booking cheap flights

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Flying is the easiest and fastest way to travel. It’s actually one of the marvels of modern technology, and unfortunately  a lot of people take this for granted. New York to Tokyo in under 12 hours? How some people aren’t stoked by this is beyond me. Last year close to 3 billion people flew safely on 37.5 million flights, while there were only six crashes and 75 accidents overall. In fact, 2012 was the safest year…

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Culture and religion, Western Europe

Live the Londoner experience: five places people living London love to visit

(c) JOHN HARPER / CORBIS

The capitol of the UK is one of the hottest and most visited cities in the world, attracting some 15.3 million tourists each year. And it’s no wonder, really. There’s is no shortage of tourists attractions: Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Marble Arch, Big Ben, the iconic red double-decker bus and these are the obvious ones. There are plenty more famous places to visit in London, and frankly were you to try to experience each of these,…

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Asia

Five Must See Exotic Indian Sights You Probably Never Heard About

Gravity Defying Palace

India is home to one of the most exotic and ancient cultures in the world. More than just a country, it’s a veritable subcontinent where the second largest population in the world lives, divided into many languages, religions and subcultures. This diverse cultural landscape is what makes India shine, and as an enthusiastic traveler rest assured India has plenty to offer. Actually, you’d need years to sample all of what this great country has to…

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Things to do

Hot Travel Trends: Themed Cruises

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A themed cruise adds another dimension to a regular cruise with some additional or enhanced programmes on board, which are aimed directly at the interests of the passengers assembled. Cruise holidays continue to grow in popularity, with bookings increasing every year and themed cruises are a hot trend that is appeals to holidaymakers who are looking to be entertained and educated at the same time. What sort of themes? There are already a wide variety…

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Transportation, Western Europe

How to reach the city center from London’s airports – Stansted

Standsted Airport

London is one of the busiest tourist attraction in Europe attracting some 30 million visitors every year, most which travel by plane to the UK capital. There’s no wonder then that there are so many airports in the vicinity of the city – London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, London Luton and London City. With this in mind, it’s rather easy to become distracted and confused on how to reach the actual city of London, especially…

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Mediterranean, Things to do

Benidorm: holiday sensation for the elderly and not only

Benidorm holiday

A seaside resort on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, the tourist city of Benidorm is well known for its sunny beaches and long history of tourism. It’s populace is mainly Spanish, however quite a number of British expats found their home here. There’s a rather common misconception that Benidorm isn’t quite the funnest place to holiday especially for young people, since it used to be one of the top European…

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Culture and religion, Oceania, Things to do

5 fun things to do for free in Wellington, New Zealand

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Wellington is the capital and the second most populated city in New Zealand. However, the city could very well be the capital of cool as far as the Oceania region is concerned, being renowned for its arts, culture and native beauty. Here are just a few of the things you can do in Wellington to have fun, relax and experience the authentic Wellington culture, all for free: 1. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. This…

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