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Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in Travel Australia | 0 comments

General Tips For Visiting Melbourne

General Tips For Visiting Melbourne

Australia is pretty high on a lot of people’s tourism bucket lists, and with great reason. It’s a spectacular country/continent, truly unlike any other place in the world. The wilderness is unique, the beaches are on par with the best on the planet, and the few big cities are packed with interesting attractions. In this post we’re going to narrow our focus to one of the bigger cities down under: Melbourne. Melbourne has actually been covered on this site before, specifically with regard to some striking tourist spots to see. We’ll reiterate that the four sights mentioned there are well worth your time if you happen to make it to Melbourne. But below we’ll give some broader tips about visiting the area. Familiarize Yourself With The Beaches Some other locations in Australia and New Zealand are actually more renowned for their beaches. But at the right time of year (remember, summer and winter are flipped in the southern hemisphere), there are some excellent coastal spots in and around Melbourne....

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Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Extreme Travel, Travel Europe, Travel Iceland, Travel Italy, Travel Scotland, Travel Sweden, Travel Switzerland | 0 comments

5 Breath-taking Hikes to Put on Your Bucket List

5 Breath-taking Hikes to Put on Your Bucket List

Image from Pixabay.com Hiking is not only a powerful cardio workout but also a chance to reconnect with nature and decompress. Europe is home to some spectacular hiking trails. Forget hiking in Africa or the USA, Europe is perfect for beautiful, well guided hiking routes with amazing views. Here are five routes you should check out for a great hike in Europe. West Highland Way – Scotland The Scottish Highlands are the perfect place in the UK for outdoor activities and have some great hiking trails for avid walkers. The West Highland Way follows ancient trails and rocky paths spanning 96 miles ending at the tallest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis. During your hike, take in Loch Lomond, the swamps of Rannoch Moor, and also the Devil’s Staircase. Hot Spring route – Iceland As expected, you will find your way through hot springs on this trail but that’s not all. Volcanoes, glaciers, mountains and meadows await you on this beautiful trail through this pristine country. The 34-mile trail...

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Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Travel USA | 0 comments

Inside Orlando: Where to Stay

Inside Orlando: Where to Stay

Orlando has an amazing array of attractions, most obviously Universal Studios Florida – and that’s before we even consider how nearby the Walt Disney World Resort is. The broad variety of exciting things to do in Orlando makes a lengthy stay there appealing. However, if you are indeed intent on staying in Orlando for a series of nights, you have many options to narrow down when it comes to choosing accommodation. There are plenty of great options in the area, and which of them you should plump for can depend on your own interests. Below are some of our own favourite accommodation spots and what exactly makes them especially attractive. Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando International Drive is a part of Orlando where the hotels are especially worth considering. Christopher Elliott, a consumer advocate, has observed in words published by Visit Orlando: “International Drive is undergoing a renaissance right now. It’s now the place where you can get great nightlife, dining and entertainment.” He cited the biggest benefit of...

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Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations | 0 comments

Day Trips to Take From Perth

Day Trips to Take From Perth

Perth is a great Australian city to visit, and holds a lot of entertainment and culture for you to enjoy. As with any part of Australia, however, the sprawling nature of the local attractions may mean that you decide to go on multiple day trips to take advantage of all of them. Here are the top day trips you could choose if you are staying in Perth. Rottnest Island Although the name doesn’t sound too appealing, this island is a weekend getaway hotspot for many. If you enjoy relaxing on sun-drenched beaches, exploring historical attractions, or watching the native wildlife, then Rottnest will tick all of the boxes for you. Rock wallabies are one of the main attractions here, and cars are not allowed, keeping the atmosphere tranquil and natural. You can go swimming, enjoy nature walks, snorkel, take a Segway tour, and visit the local museum. You can book a ferry to Rottnest from the Barrack Street Jetty which will take about 90 minutes to get there –...

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Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Money and Travel, Travel Resources, Travel Tips |

6 Tips to Maximize Your Summer Vacation

6 Tips to Maximize Your Summer Vacation

Whether you’re traveling to another country or just staying close to home, you want to do whatever possible to maximize your experience. We composed a list of six tips to help you get the most of your summer vacation. Read below for our helpful summer tips and tricks to maximize your summer experience. Budget At the beginning of summer, set a goal amount. Estimate it by calculating the cost of all your must-do summer activities (e.g. concerts, water parks, movie releases, and festivals) and any random spur of the moment expenses, include food, clothing, and last minute trips. Ask your bank to open up a savings account specifically for summer adventures. After summer ends, convert your savings account into a winter adventure account. Whimsical savers can instead use a piggy bank or decorative jar as a way to save for their summer goals. Take a certain amount out of the bank each week and add it to the jar. Do not open or break the piggy bank until it’s...

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Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Italy, Travel Poland, Travel Spain |

Three European Cities that Should be on Your Bucket List

Three European Cities that Should be on Your Bucket List

From snow-capped mountains for avid skiers, to sleepy little villages in the countryside that make the perfect romantic getaway, Europe is home to some of the most beautiful, vibrant cities in the world, but it can be difficult to pick just one for your next vacation. We’ve highlighted the top three that should be first on your bucket list – we hope you agree! Valencia Often overshadowed by Madrid and Barcelona, Valencia is one of the most diverse cities you’ll ever come across – it truly has something for everyone. For sun-worshipers, there’s miles and miles of golden sandy beaches, as well as plenty of local parks such as the manicured Botanical Gardens, where you can soak up some peace and tranquility.   For culture-vultures, head to the famous Llotja de la Seda – a top tourist attraction and perfect example of Gothic architecture – or how about taking a stroll around the stunning Thirteenth century walkways of Valencia Cathedral? If you’re an animal lover, you won’t be able to...

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Travel Asia, Travel Destinations, Travel Singapore |

5 Ways to Fully Enjoy Singapore on Your Holiday

5 Ways to Fully Enjoy Singapore on Your Holiday

Singapore, an island located off Southern Malaysia, has gained its name globally as a holiday destination. Its popularity has risen over the years because of its diverse nature of what it offers. Whether you are an art lover, or a food fanatic, or into diverse culture ranging from Chinese to Indian to Muslim and so on, or nightlife lover, or a shopping lover, or an admirer of amazing architecture, or a wildlife lover, and so on and on, then be sure that Singapore is your choice for a perfect holiday. With all that and much more to offer, Singapore may sound as an expensive destination, but that isn’t the case. It is one of the few holiday destinations that gathers for those on budget as well. And as if all that wasn’t enough, the warmth and welcoming nature of Singaporeans will leave you amazed. 5 WAYS TO FULLY ENJOY SINGAPORE Since there are a lot of amazing things to do and breath-taking places to visit in Singapore, one may...

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Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

Top Destinations for an Amazing Road Trip in Utah

Top Destinations for an Amazing Road Trip in Utah

There are very few states in the United States that are as beautiful as Utah. From its famous red rocks to its national forests to its sprawling city centers, Utah has it all. There are plenty of great destinations to visit in Utah, and it’s perfect great destinations to visit.  Before setting off, it important to make sure you have a reliable car that has a working air conditioner. It can get hot in the summer, and there’s nothing worse than being stuck in a car with no AC. You also need good insurance that will cover you in case of any collisions. Also make sure you know about a car accident lawyer in the Salt Lake area in case the worse should happen. Better be safe than sorry! Once you’re all packed up and ready to go, try giving these 6 destinations a try. You won’t be disappointed. 1. Uinta Forest The Uinta National Forest is one of the most breathtaking tracts of pure, unadulterated land west of...

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Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Travel Resources, Travel Tips |

Things to Keep in Mind if you are Flying for the First Time

Things to Keep in Mind if you are Flying for the First Time

If it’s your first time on a plane, then it’s natural to be stoked. The thought of traveling by air is quite exhilarating and an impressive experience. You must have thought about this moment for long, and it is finally happening. Whether you are traveling for work or leisure, being on a plane is full of excitement, and one remembers this moment forever in their lives. However, keeping the enthusiasm quotient in the equation, there are several things you must keep in mind before you take the flight. Ticket First things first, you need a ticket, and it all depends on how much you are willing to spend. You can book tickets from several travel portals, both online and offline. However, online is the way to go since you will get the best offer for the price. If you are looking to travel on a budget, make sure you search for cheap flights online booking India to get the best prices for your trip. Travel portals like Yatra offer...

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Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Travel Caribbean, Travel Central America, Travel Destinations |

The Essential St. Barts Travel Guide

The Essential St. Barts Travel Guide

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you have probably heard of St. Barts – an island in the French West Indies known for its exclusivity and reputation as a paradise that famous celebrities and wealthy socialites frequent. But even us regular folks aren’t immune to the allure of the island. Beautiful beaches, luxury boutiques, beach bars, and luxury villa rentals in St. Barts await you. So read on to find out more about the Caribbean’s most expensive island. How to Get There Because of its exclusivity, you can’t find any direct flights to St. Barts. The only airlines that fly directly to the island are Winair or St. Barth Commuter, and both offer a 15-minute plane ride only from St. Maarten. You can also choose to take the ferry ride, which will take about 45 minutes travel time. Another way is to fly from San Juan, Puerto Rico with Tradewinds Aviation. All these are your options if you don’t have a private jet or a yacht at your...

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Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

The Wonders Of Hawaii. Don’t Miss a Thing

The Wonders Of Hawaii. Don’t Miss a Thing

One Of The World’s Most Beautiful Places You know Hawaii. You’ve heard of this wondrous island chain, you’ve listened to the peaceful ukulele music, seen the Hawaiian dancers with their coconuts and gentle dances, fantasized over the warm breezes and the crashing waves, and certainly seen films that emphasize the same. Hawaii is worth a pilgrimage at some point in your life. And the temperate landscape is worth more than just a few days’ stopover. If you really want to get the most out of this beautiful island territory of the United States, you want to spend some real time there. You want to get to know the locals, and find the hidden areas most tourists miss.Whether you are a teacher, manufacturing work, or a disability lawyer, you owe it to yourself to accumulate vacation so you can maximize your time in Hawaii. But you may not have time to see it all; and even if you do have time, picking a direction and striking out that way may...

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Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Budget Travel, Expats, Extreme Travel, Family Travel, Money and Travel, Only The Best, Travel and Health |

PLAN AN ADVENTUROUS GETAWAY TO JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

PLAN AN ADVENTUROUS GETAWAY TO JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

Situated in the Northwestern region of Wyoming, the valley of Jackson Hole offers you an insight to the adventurous life of Western America. The sublime beauty of the valley has been drawing cowboys, mountaineers, skiers from all over the places since the 1800s. Jackson Hole is the perfect place for travelers looking for some adventure during their holidays, with the option of spending some leisure time appreciating the beauty and nostalgic lifestyle of the place. Jackson Hole vacation rentals offers some of the most comfortable and hospitable places for you to relax after an adventurous day, during your trip. BEST TIME TO VISIT JACKSON HOLE Jackson Hole is surrounded by the Gros Ventre mountain range and Teton mountain range from three sides. The snow-capped, jagged mountain peaks offer you the opportunity of skiing through the powdery snows in the winter, and long, lonely, rich hiking experiences in the summer. You can indulge in various activities like paragliding, river rafting, snowboarding, target shooting in practice ranges etc depending on the...

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

Sightseeing in Manchester

Sightseeing in Manchester

Museum of Science and Industry Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry has been a city staple since it was first opened in 1969 and is a popular travel attraction in the UK. The Museum was originally known as the North-Western Museum of science and Industry before being renamed and merging with the National Science Museum in 2012. There are a number of exhibitions currently being displayed at the Museum, with many of the displays revolving around the theme of transport. Many exhibitions have been influenced by the development of transport within Manchester, and the Museum is situated on the site of the first ever railway station in the world, Manchester Liverpool Road. There are two resident steam trains at the Museum, and guests can ride the steam trains at weekend and during bank holidays. As well as trains and planes, the Museum has a variety of other exhibitions on display, including a number of operational industrial machines such as hot-air engines, electric generators, and spinning and weaving machines. Football...

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Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Accommodations, Travel Asia, Travel Destinations, Travel Philippines, Travel Resources, Uncategorized |

Best Kept Tagaytay Vacation Secrets You Should Know

Best Kept Tagaytay Vacation Secrets You Should Know

Tagaytay City in Cavite is one of the popular and easy to go choices for a quick weekend or day trip for travellers looking for fresh air, cooler climate, refreshing sights and good restaurants. Tagaytay is a popular holiday town south of Manila on the Philippine island Luzon. It also offers historic spots and resorts ideal for sports and recreational activities along with spiritual journey one may take. It is just 2 hours’ drive from Manila and is a safe heaven and a harbor where tourists can relax and unwind in nature. Below are some of the top things to do in Tagaytay and have an enriching experience: Tagaytay Picnic Grove: It is most visited recreational areas and perfect gate-away for family and friends outings. It offers lots of activities like zipping, cable ride, horseback riding and eco trail. Souvenir shops are also available. Sky Ranch Theme Park: One of the top attractions in Tagaytay city, the 5-hectare theme park is just across Casino Filipino. It has ferry wheel,...

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Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Food and Travel, Travel Africa, Travel Destinations, Travel Resources, Travel South Africa, World Culture and History |

5 Amazing South African Destination for Foodie Travelers

5 Amazing South African Destination for Foodie Travelers

South Africa is a great place to visit if you love to experience great tasting food. As one of the most visited countries in Africa by tourists, South Africa is a country that caters for all tastes but also keeps its traditional Africa roots.  Here are five places that you absolutely must visit if you are a budding foodie traveller. Cape Town Although there are an array of restaurants offering all sorts of cuisine, Cape town is the best place to try some traditional favourites. Chakalaka & pap and the authentic Cape Malay curry are just two of the many dishes you should taste here. Due to the history in this part of Africa, there is a huge Southeast Asian and Indonesian influence in the traditional foods served.  This city is a melting pot offering combinations of flavours that you have never tried before. Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth is another city with an eclectic mix of settlers that have inspired the dishes that are eaten here. British, German, Dutch...

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