September 2014

Desert Diaries: A First Timer’s Guide to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi often falls short on the kind of popularity that Dubai enjoys. However, if one were to peruse carefully, one would find Abu Dhabi just as glamorous, opportune, and possibly with more in the way of a rich heritage, culture and the arts. A skyline that easily competes with that of Manhattan, Abu Dhabi, too, has much to offer- souks, beaches and international restaurants abound in this stunning city. People travelling to this spectacular destination for the first time […]

Exploring the Treasures of Doha

With its rich culture, opulent structures, a host of iconic museums and other forms of entertainment, Doha makes for a fun destination for people of all ages and preferences. With the help of an international driver’s license, renting a car at the airport is a great way to take off on a memorable journey around this magnificent city. Shop at the SouqWaqif, visit the Gold Souq, Explore the Museum of Islamic Art and refuel at some of the finest restaurants […]

Mobile Gambling while Seeing the Sites

Vacationers do not spend all their time seeing the sites at holiday destinations. They spend a considerable portion of their time relaxing and unwinding. Since most backpackers carry mobile devices on their persons, playing some real money casino games while taking a break from site seeing or hiking is a great idea. If Lady Luck smiles on holidaying gamblers, they may win a prize large enough to cover the entire cost of their vacation. Even if they do not win […]

European coach Trip

You may be aware of a reality TV show in the UK called “Coach Trip”, where couples partake in a coach tour of various places around Europe, while facing the threat of eviction (after all you have to have competition in a reality TV show). If you’ve watched it, you’ve probably thought “I wish I could do something like that.” Well I have good news, you can! And all for a very reasonable price. If you’re travelling around Europe, the […]

Jamaica: the Key to Saving Money on a Flight Out of JFK

For visitors flying in or out of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Jamaica, New York, is an inexpensive and nearby spot to extend a vacation. Fly Cheap at Unpopular Hours Selecting an early morning or late night flight is an excellent way to save money on airfare. However, booking a hotel in Manhattan will offset the savings and end up costing more. This is not the case in Jamaica, Queens.  In Jamaica, it’s easy to find an affordable place […]

Alexandria on a Shoestring

Alexandria attracts thousands of visitors all year round, partly thanks to its historic Old Town, beautiful architecture, and stunning location on the banks of the Potomac River. Conveniently positioned just six miles away from Washington, D.C., and within easy reach of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Alexandria is a great base for your next getaway. A vacation to Alexandria needn’t break the bank; savvy travelers are using Hipmunk to find discounted hotel deals and cheap flights to the city. Bargain […]

7 Tips for the Best Hiking Experience

If you want to spend time exploring new places and getting outside in the fresh air while toning up your body and burning calories at the same time, hiking is ideal. It is relatively cost-free, apart from a good pair of hiking boots and some outdoor activity gear suitable for the expected weather conditions. Here are some tips to make sure your hiking experience would be a memorable adventure and would go without a hitch. Stay hydrated It is important to drink enough water […]

Use World Travel To Make The Most Of Your Gap Year

Nowadays, more people than ever before are taking a gap year between leaving school and entering further study. There are all sorts of reasons for making that choice. Academic study is a difficult and challenging experience. The education system flings students into GCSEs, then A-Levels, all in a short space of time. What’s more, the pressure on children to succeed in today’s world is greater than ever. We all feel that we have to achieve top grades. Lots of kids […]

Which African Country Should You Choose For A Safari?

There’s no doubt that Africa is the home of safaris. Sure, there are safaris all over the world, from Australia to Siberia, but Africa and safaris are synonymous. Africa is a huge continent though, with more than 50 countries (the exact number is a little ambiguous). Where should you go for the best safaris? Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa? What about the northern countries like Morocco and Egypt, where safaris are a little different to the usual giraffes and lions? With […]