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Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

Some of the Best Ways to Explore the Big Apple

Some of the Best Ways to Explore the Big Apple

New York, the Big Apple, is one of the most exciting places to visit as a tourist. It is truly the city that never sleeps. Visitors have more than enough to see and many ways in which to see the attractions. The adventurous tourist can be an intrepid solo traveller and make up their own itinerary. A better way is to use an online ticketing service to buy a tour ticket providing entry to many attractions. Keep in mind that while visiting New York City, you should consider Broadway show tickets as well online. It is certainly the best way to buy show tickets for the many on and off-Broadway hit shows.  Here are five ticketing options: 1. New York City Explorer Pass The Explorer Pass is readily available online. The visitor can choose between 3 and 10 attractions they wish to see from a list of 49. The all-inclusive cost represents up to 50% discount on the gate price. The site also offers Attraction packages, which are focussed...

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Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Travel Asia, Travel Canada, Travel Costa Rica, Travel Destinations, Travel Nepal, Travel North America, Travel Vietnam |

5 Great Places to Volunteer as a Family

5 Great Places to Volunteer as a Family

The concept of volun-tourism has been popular in recent years. Simply put, it is all about going on a vacation while being able to volunteer at the same time. This is an excellent opportunity for you to be of help to those who are in need. This can also lessen your holiday expenses, as there are families who can host your stay and even provide you with free food. While many choose to do volunteer works individually, there are also places where you can volunteer as a family. Keep on reading and we’ll share with you some of the best destinations that you might want to check out. Volunteer with Elephants in Nepal In many countries, elephants are used irresponsibly for tourism. The good news is that in Nepal they are recognised as animals who need special care from humans. If you are traveling as a family, you can do volunteer work in elephant campsites. You can help feed the elephants, and more importantly, you will be aware of...

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Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Travel Asia, Travel Brazil, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Netherlands, Travel North America, Travel South America, Travel Thailand, Travel USA |

Here are 5 Iconic Film Locations You Should Visit Once in your Lifetime

Here are 5 Iconic Film Locations You Should Visit Once in your Lifetime

Have you ever watched a movie and fell in love with a specific filming location? For sure, at one point, it has already happened to you. Whether it is a nice part where the stars are seen hanging out or a beautiful hotel where they slept in the movie, there are many places in films that can automatically awaken the wanderlust within you. Keep on reading and we’ll take a quick look at some of the perfect examples of such places.  Koh Phi Phi Thailand is rich with magnificent beaches, which are considered as amongst the best in the world. If you are a movie buff, on the other hand, one that should not be missed is Koh Phi Phi. On its western side, you can see the famous Maya Bay, which has been the filming location of The Beach, a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. This tiny island attracts swarm of tourists who are wanting to have a slice of this paradise. Rio de Janeiro The beauty of Brazil’s...

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Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA, World Culture and History |

Do You Recognize These 5 Famous American Landmarks?

Do You Recognize These 5 Famous American Landmarks?

Of course, the answer to the aforementioned question is almost certainly “yes”, given how deeply certain American landmarks have become etched on the minds of those around the world who may have never even set foot in the land of the free. However, it’s always fascinating to revisit the stories of these iconic structures of which many of us may not even know the finer details, no matter how ubiquitous they may be on tourist postcards. Mount Rushmore National Memorial The granite of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota will always be synonymous with the carved faces of four of the United States’ most celebrated presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Construction of the memorial commenced in 1927 and didn’t end until October 1941. Even that was premature, given the initial hope – dashed by a shortage of funding – to depict each president down to the waist. Smithsonian.com has an article taking a more detailed look at the Mount Rushmore monument’s creation. The White House...

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Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

Four Things to Do with Kids in North Carolina

Four Things to Do with Kids in North Carolina

One of the best things about North Carolina is that the state is packed with endless opportunities for family fun. Whether you were raised in North Carolina yourself, are raising your family there or simply want to choose an ideal location for an awesome family vacation, North Carolina is one of the best places to take your little ones with so many different things for the whole family to see and do. We’ve put together some of the best family-friendly activities that you can do to make great memories in North Carolina. See the Wild Horses The Outer Banks of North Carolina are home to the amazing Corolla Wild Horses, and seeing them in person is an absolutely awesome experience. If you’re staying in one of the many Outer Banks vacation rentals you might get lucky and see the herds travelling along the beach, or you can book guided tours and excursions where you’re guaranteed a look. Although the horses are wild and petting them is definitely not advisable,...

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Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

Why ESTA is the Best Way to Get a US Visa

Why ESTA is the Best Way to Get a US Visa

If you are planning to visit the USA,there are certain important aspects that should be considered for an extravagant stay at USA. You must obviously consider matters such as accommodation,food and transportation. In addition to these aspects, the most important thing is to get a US visa through a trustworthy source. Many people have concerns regarding the reliability of the source that offers them a US visa. If you are interested in visiting the USA, you must consider a reliable source for getting an authentic visa. Among several sites, the United States Visa Waiver Program has recommended ESTAS.NET. According to the Visa Waiver Program  is a great and trustworthy source for getting a US visa. Due to efficient,professional and reliable services of the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, thousands of people around the world are benefiting from the website in getting a reliable visa. The site is very helpful and you can easily get a reliable visa using this website. There are certainreasons for ESTAS.NET as being the onlyreliable...

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Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

Batter Up! FlightHub’s US Baseball Park Tour

Batter Up! FlightHub’s US Baseball Park Tour

Baseball, America’s most famous pastime. While the game is played by players and managed by coaches, the parks truly have a life of their own at times. With some cities featuring museums to the game dating back decades, these magnificent stadiums represent more than just a sport in their home cities, but a history and a generational passion for the game. FlightHub recognizes this and has helped many customers either visit a city for a baseball trip or take part in a diehard stadium tour. I asked that FlightHub review some of its more popular baseball-centric destinations so I could compile a list of some America’s most famous baseball shrines. Related post:  Few Ideas for Exploring Miami on a Budget Wrigley Field – Chicago  Perhaps America’s most famous ballpark according to FlightHub, Wrigley Field was originally constructed in 1914 as the home of The Chicago Federal League’s Chicago Whales baseball team and was originally called Weeghman Park. It’s most famous, and current, tenant is the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs...

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Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Travel Canada, Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel Style, Winter Holiday |

Canada’s Hockey Shrines: FlightHub’s Guide To Canada’s Hockey Obsession

Canada’s Hockey Shrines: FlightHub’s Guide To Canada’s Hockey Obsession

If one thing is for sure, hockey is Canada’s national obsession. While Canada has produced hockey greats like Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, and Mark Messier, it is also home to some of the world’s most important hockey landmarks. For fans of the game, these buildings are more than bricks and mortar, they are churches. FlightHub understands this as an online travel agency from Montreal, Quebec. I asked that FlightHub review their top Canadian destinations with obvious hockey roots. With that info, I have put together three major attractions for hockey historians, amateurs and professionals alike.  Maple Leaf Gardens  The Maple Leaf Gardens was built in 1931 to be the home of their main tenant until 1999, The Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs played their last game at this historic building in February of 1999, moving to their new home, the Air Canada Centre. The decades between featured some of the Leafs most successful runs, including multiple Stanley Cup runs in the 1960s. After some turmoil and fear that the...

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Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

5 Fascinating Cities in the USA for a Complete Holiday

5 Fascinating Cities in the USA for a Complete Holiday

The United States has been for many years the dream getaway for millions of travellers from all around the world.  It’s also a vast country so there’s plenty of places to choose from when it comes to where to visit and these are 5 cities that shouldn’t be missed.  Of course these cities are not the only ones and the options of city hopping holidays to the USA are endless. It is important to understand though what kind of holiday is right for you and your family before putting any itinerary together. Our 5 favourite cities to visit are New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, and last but not least, the city of the cowboy, Houston. So here’s why we love them so much: New York New York is one of the most popular cities in the world known for its exciting and vibrant atmosphere. It is the capital city of the globalized world and a melting pot that contains various cultures, flavors, and styles. It is sometimes known as, “The...

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Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Accommodations, Budget Travel, Extreme Travel, Family Travel, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel and Health, Travel USA |

3 Great Reasons Ocean City Is the Perfect Destination for Your Next Family Vacation

3 Great Reasons Ocean City Is the Perfect Destination for Your Next Family Vacation

Taking your family on vacation doesn’t have to put a dent in your budget or your fun. If you’re staying local in the states and looking for an affordable, comfortable and beautiful spot the entire family can enjoy, consider Ocean City, Maryland. Ocean City may have never been on your sight list before, but here are 3 great reasons why it’s actually the perfect destination for your next family vacation. The “Ocean” in Ocean City Who wouldn’t want to visit a place that tells you exactly what it is? The white sandy beach in Ocean City stretches 10 miles long and it’s all free, fresh water from the Atlantic Ocean. Since the water is such an important aspect of the city, there’s always numerous water sports and activities available. Spend your mornings running around and building sand castle with the kids and when they fall asleep at night, you and your significant other can enjoy the beautiful sunset right off the ocean. ( Image by m01229 ) Family Friendly Hotels Whenever...

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Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Canada, Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel Style |

Why Niagara Falls and Eco tourists are the Perfect Combination

Why Niagara Falls and Eco tourists are the Perfect Combination

As more and more travelers are becoming interested in sustainable travel, the hottest trend in holidays right now seems to be that of ecotourism. And while some dive right in and plan their entire trip with ecotourism in mind, others opt to partake in eco-friendly activities while on the road. It’s partly because of this that thousands of tourist spots all around the world have begun implementing activities and attractions that are designed to be more eco friendly. Niagara Falls is a world famous attraction that has always been especially dependent and kind to the health of its surrounding ecosystem. After all, if there were no falls and forests, tourists would have nothing to come to see. If you’re planning a trip to Niagara Falls and you’re hoping to give something back to nature while you’re there, the following are some ecotourism activities that are worth checking out:   Go on some eco tours If you are new to the eco travel scene and are unsure as to what...

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Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA, World Culture and History |

Soaking Up the Culture of Vegas

Soaking Up the Culture of Vegas

Feel like a spot of culture? Want the heat of the desert and a good helping of spectacle and drama? Then why not head for Las Vegas, the glittering city in Nevada where the lights never go out. It may not seem an obvious choice for a vacation steeped in culture, but Las Vegas isn’t all bling and neon – scratch the surface and you’ll find the kind of hidden gems that will satisfy even the most world-weary traveler. Yes, there are enough casinos lined up along The Strip to keep the keenest high rollers happy, but gambling here isn’t compulsory. If you want to step away from the roulette wheel, other cultural gems await your attention.    Amazing art Perhaps unsurprisingly, Las Vegas delivers the goods when it comes to art. Whatever you want to see, whether it’s impressionists, grand masters or modernist works – you’ll find it here. Modern art buffs should take a peek at the University of Las Vegas campus to check out the exhibits...

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Accommodations, Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Travel Costa Rica, Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

Unwinding At Hotel Vista Linda Montana in Costar Rica

Unwinding At Hotel Vista Linda Montana in Costar Rica

My focal American escapade was reaching an end and I knew it. I had two last nights in Costa Rica and having officially investigated San Jose, the capital, I chose to appreciate my last two nights in Central America by staying out in the mountains. I focused on the town of Alajuela as it recently appeared an impeccable fit – its near the global air terminal, its in the mountains and its additionally strategically placed close to Zoo Aves, one of the best zoos in Central America.(Image by Roloff)   At that point I discovered a pearl of a place that is really outside the town of Alajuela, and with an astounding mountain view. I found the Vista Linda Montana and I reached the manager and I was in fortunes – they had an extra space for me for my last two nights in Costa Rica! I was sorted and energized. My most recent two nights in the mainland would be immaculate joy! I picked the Hotel Vista Linda...

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Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Travel Central America, Travel Costa Rica, Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel USA |

Top Destinations for the Thrill Seekers

Top Destinations for the Thrill Seekers

Sure, many folks decide to go on vacation for a bit of R&R, but for more adventurous types, the perfect getaway involves stepping out of their comfort zone and pushing the limits. If you’re ready to scare the hell out of yourself, here is our list of the top adventures for thrill seekers. Be careful – your stomach will drop, and it will be awesome. Grand Canyon  The Grand Canyon is one of the most impressive natural wonders of the world. Spanning 277 miles in length and 18 miles in width, the canyon’s deepest point is 6,000 vertical feet, from rim to river. Whether you decide to hike through the breathtaking terrain, ride a mule along the red rocks, white water raft the Colorado River or enjoy the breathtaking views from a helicopter, the Grand Canyon is a must-see for all thrill seekers. For the daring, take a stroll along the Skywalk, a see-through bridge that projects about 70 feet from the canyon’s rim and features 270 degree views. ...

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Travel Caribbean, Travel Central America, Travel Destinations, Travel North America |

6 Great Beaches in St. Barts

6 Great Beaches in St. Barts

St. Barts, short for Saint-Barthelemy, the Caribbean’s most expensive and elite island, lives up to its hype as an adult sand-box where the famous and rich kiss over glasses of rose. However, it still has the charms that makes it suitable for ordinary folks, from its distinctly Gallic flair to its uncrowded white sand beaches. The neat capital of Gustavia is famous for its cottages as well as designer shops and a remarkable ambiance of a romantic yacht-filled harbor. On the other side of the island, next to the airport, is a diminutive strip of beautiful boutiques as well as beach bars that have been compared to St. Tropez.Spectacular, white sand beaches, 22 to be exact, are the trump certificate of this island not to mention the breathtaking fully-equipped holiday villas in St. Barts. Following are the 6 great beaches of St. Barts 1. Anse des Flamands A lot of visitors never visit this northern coastline unless they are staying in a nearby hotel. This is a real shame...

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