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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 | 0 comments

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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Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Food and Travel, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel New Zealand, Travel Resources |

6 Amazing Things about New Zealand

6 Amazing Things about New Zealand

If you want a holiday destination that will straight up blow your mind and leave you wishing you could extend your vacation, then you should travel to New Zealand. There is something for everyone. From the adrenaline junky, the nature lover, to the red wine enthusiast, everyone will be equally amazed. Even the hopeless romantic will find a place to feed their enchantment under the clearest, darkest skies in the world, perfect for stargazing. New Zealand is the home of endless amazing things, but here are 6 of the best reasons why you should start preparing for a visit to the fascinating country of New Zealand. The Home of the Bungy Jump About 27 years ago, the adrenalin pumping daredevil stunt of bungy jumping was invented, and yes, that was in New Zealand. When it comes to the bungy, no-one does it better. New Zealand is home to some of the most spectacular spots to make the giant leap of faith from. With the vast experience of the operators, it...

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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 11, 2015 in Extreme Travel, Food and Travel, Only The Best, Resorts and Hotels, Travel Destinations, Travel Dubai, Travel Middle East, Travel Resources, Travel Style |

Having Tea At The Top of Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Having Tea At The Top of Burj Khalifa, Dubai

There are such a variety of spots far and wide that can make your heart pulsates. Among these spots, I can in any case recall Dubai. It’s a stunning spot to endeavor through. In the wake of investigating the nightlife of Dubai, and conquering the wild on a desert safari, what better route for a blogger to remunerate himself than a reviving container of tea in the mists? About Burj Al-Khalifa From the beginning, Burj Al-Khalifa, the tallest building on the planet has all the earmarks of being the encapsulation of bombastic acting by the Dubai sheikhs, yet there is a cheerfully mixed sting to the story. The building was not exactly finish before the worldwide subsidence in 2008 which hit Dubai especially severely and the main way they could finish the building was to get cash from the neighboring emirati Abu Dhabi.(Image by Les Butcher) Initially called “Burj Dubai”, there was one condition to the credit that the tower would need to be renamed after Sheik Khalifa canister...

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Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Accommodations, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Resorts and Hotels, Transportation, Travel UK |

Secrets of the Hotel Industry – The Bed!

Secrets of the Hotel Industry – The Bed!

Everyone in the hotel industry knows how important a hotel bed is and the impact it has on a customer’s perception of the hotel. Too hard, too bumpy, too soft, or too uncomfortable – there’s a whole range of problems that go with beds and cause all sorts of problems. We all know how bad we feel after a bad night’s sleep and how amazing we feel after the opposite and hotels need to provide the former. In addition, hotel beds and hotel mattresses have to be the best quality possible so as to withstand the wear and tear that they have to undergo. In fact, the sort of beds a hotel purchases is one of the biggest decisions they make. It’s simple as this – a good night’s sleep for customers, gives a hotel a significant advantage over the opposing hotels. Hotels are Different but the Same However, an interesting thing is that a lot of the beds in hotels are actually made by the same companies and...

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Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Extreme Travel, Food and Travel, Only The Best, Travel Asia, Travel Caribbean, Travel Central America, Travel Destinations, Travel Indonesia, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

Top 3 Exotic Food Destinations

Top 3 Exotic Food Destinations

Whether you’re a foodie fanatic or prefer to play it safe, you can’t deny that food can make or break a destination. From the cheapest street food to the most delicate cuisine at the finest restaurants, eating out while abroad is an experience to savour. Step out of your comfort zone and really immerse yourself in the culture of the country you visit by sampling their traditional dishes. But before you decide on that all-important trip, take a look at the best destinations to try the most exotic food in the world. 1. Caribbean Caribbean cooking is influenced by many different kinds of cuisine such as Spanish, Chinese, European and Indian because of the history of the region. The spices and herbs were brought from the East as well as a healthy dose of rice dishes! Meat is a regular feature as well as many kinds of seafood with it being an island environment. But I bet you’ve never heard of ‘conch fritters’. A Bahamian dish, conch fritters are...

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Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Accommodations, Budget Travel, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, World Travel |

Budgeting for Your Next Trip – Tips for Your Next Holiday

Budgeting for Your Next Trip – Tips for Your Next Holiday

Being mindful of your spending habits and current sources of income can go a long way in helping you to save for your next trip. Taking a European vacation or trip to Asia can be possible if you stick to a budgeting system and take advantage of cost-saving travel tips. Minimizing your travel expenses can be easy if you plan your trip in advance, and here are some tips to help get you started. 1. Figure out how much you can afford to spend with a vacation budget worksheet. Setting up a vacation budget will help you avoid the pitfall of using credit cards or going into debt on your trip. Plan a trip that you can afford, so that you do not have to be stressed out when you come home from the trip. A printable vacation budget worksheet can help you determine exactly how much you can afford to spend on a trip. A worksheet will help you think about how much you will spend on airfare,...

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Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Accommodations, Budget Travel, Extreme Travel, Family Travel, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel and Health, World Travel |

Out Of the Box First Date Restaurants to Impress Your Special Someone

Out Of the Box First Date Restaurants to Impress Your Special Someone

Whether you are trying to impress a girl or make the night a memorable one, selecting a restaurant for your first date can be a challenge. The key is to select a place with personality. You can go for a restaurant that may be romantic and picturesque or maybe a quirky themed one. To help you with your decision, here is a list of the three best restaurants you should take that special person to on your first date and celebrate- Bukhara at ITC Maurya With its charming stonewalls, carpets and a menu made from a block of wood, this restaurant is the best first date place. The chic yet traditional decor of the place is complete with wooden furniture, earthenware and an open kitchen from where you can view the entire cooking process. The extensive menu of Bukhara is made using the best ingredients and recipes spanning over decades. From a wide variety of marinated meats and kebabs to slow cooked dal and the softest breads, the delicious...

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Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Budget Travel, Food and Travel, Travel and Health, Travel Asia, Travel Destinations, Travel Malaysia, Travel Resources, Travel Style | 1 comment

Street Food Won’t Kill You! You Should Eat Them

Street Food Won’t Kill You! You Should Eat Them

One of the many reasons why we travel is because we want to experience everything from a country. This includes the culture, local language, the places of attraction, the festivals celebrated by them, the lifestyle, the food, etc. Among all of these reasons, most travelers would agree that food definitely act as the bridge between two worlds. It helps to introduce the people and culture a lot better than any words can ever described. When you’re thinking of Malaysia, you’ll definitely start to think of the local food like Nasi Lemak, Ikan Bakar and a lot more, right? And that is why we believe that street food won’t kill you! You should eat them and spread the love of street food everywhere you go. Street food is considered as the foundation of a strong culinary heritage. Almost everyone around the world enjoy street food, but only in North America where the people are taught that street food are bad for their health. Because of this sanitized culture, most North...

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Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Accommodations, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel and Health, Travel Insurance, Travel Spain |

Hola Amigos- Barcelona Beckons Budget Travellers

Hola Amigos- Barcelona Beckons Budget Travellers

Barcelona—rising gently from the blue depths of the seas and set on a plain fringed by wooded hills, is the perfect summer holiday destination for young friends looking forward to some wonderful moments of togetherness. This capital city of Catalonia has the distinction of being rated among Mediterranean’s busiest ports and is a hub of bars, restaurants and clubs. Barcelona’s crowded seaside beaches, vibrant cafeterias, newly renovated stadia, sprawling malls and other centres of entertainment for budget conscious travellers are best experienced in sync with the local spirit and fervour. After stepping out of the boundaries of United Kingdoms, travellers may feel that those in Barcelona are dedicated to hedonism –but then, they are dynamic, hardworking and hospitable too. Once a Roman town and dedicated to medieval trade juggernaut, this city now takes pride in presenting some of greatest concentrations of Gothic architectural wonders in Europe. Whether it is about the ancient surreal spectacles that are appropriately capped by the church of Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família or the modern wonders of contemporary times...

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Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Accommodations, Diving Holidays, Family Travel, Food and Travel, Honeymoon Holiday, Luxury Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel USA |

Holiday in Hawaii – America’s Finest Tropical Paradise

Holiday in Hawaii – America’s Finest Tropical Paradise

Hawaii offers more than just a group of islands. You can expect some hidden wonders on Lanai, or explore the wonders of Maui, you can also surf on Oahu and just enjoy the beauty of Honolulu. Hawaii is one of the most perfect places to go for relaxing holiday on beautiful white sandy beaches to enjoy the world-class waves and excellent diving. It is also the place where you can trek the amazing jungles and discover a number of monstrous waterfalls. For families, surfers, honeymooners, or even budget backpackers, Hawaii is a perfect destination for everyone! Let’s take a look at what the typical costs are having a holiday in the America’s Finest Tropical Paradise : Accommodation Travelers can easily find accommodation across Hawaii as it is widely known for its tourism industry. Never worry too much on where you should sleep during your travel trip. Most of the hostel dorms offer a room for about USD30 per night and the regular prices range between USD55-USD85. If you are...

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Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Cruises, Food and Travel, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Canada, Travel Destinations, Travel North America, Travel Resources, Travel Style | 1 comment

5 Fine Dining Options in Niagara Falls

5 Fine Dining Options in Niagara Falls

Nothing caps off an exciting day of touring Niagara Falls like a delectable dinner. Fortunately for visitors with refined palettes, Niagara Falls is home to an impressive assortment of fine dining establishments. After taking in the natural beauty of the falls, you can excite your taste buds at any of the following restaurants. Terrapin Grille Diners interested in enjoying a spectacular view of the falls while sitting down to dinner should pay a visit to Terrapin Grille. This upscale dining establishment features a mouthwatering array of steak, seafood and pasta entrees guaranteed to satisfy the palette of even the most selective patron. (image by Jonathan Rose). Connoisseurs of fine wine are sure to appreciate the restaurant’s extensive wine list, which boasts a tasty assortment of premium reds, whites and house wines. Located directly across from the falls, the sound of rushing water and frequent rainbows set a nice mealtime ambiance. After enjoying a delectable dinner, tourists can take a leisurely after-dinner stroll to Niagara Falls. Guests with a sweet...

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Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Backpacking, Budget Travel, Food and Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Portugal, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

6 Great Budget Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

6 Great Budget Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is known best for its traditional Fado music, ornate Manueline architecture, and colonialist history. However, some of the best features of this great city are in the everyday stunning hilltop visitors, friendly people, “café culture” and pleasant weather throughout the year. No best-six list can include all so as to capture all the great things one can do in Lisbon, nevertheless here is the list to get you started for your on-budgettrip to the city of Lisbon. 1. Ride a Historic Tram The many historic trams are some of Lisbon’s most iconic sights. They are not only tourist attractions, but also an integral part of the transportation system of the city, Tram 28 being the most famous one. The Hop-On-Hop-Off Tram is aimed at tourists and provides you with 24 hours of unlimited use of the circular tram route past most of the best sites of Lisbon. It also includes an audio guide. Tram 28 is a commuter tram and one of Lisbon’s best deals. For less than...

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