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3 Cities to explore when backpacking around Europe

From teenagers to those in their mid twenties who have finished University to couples who want to get exploring, there’s nothing quite like throwing the backpack over your shoulders, hoping on a bus, plane or train and heading off around Europe.  There are so many wonderful sights and cities to enjoy in Europe, that narrowing down your choice to a select few can be a challenge in itself.  Whether you want to explore the Eastern Block, Central Europe, Scandinavia or […]

5 Interesting Places to Visit in Oklahoma City That Don’t Cost a Thing

It’s difficult to know if Oklahoma is part of the South, the Midwest, or the Southwest. Depending upon whom you ask, you get a different answer. The great part is that aspects of each of these regions meld together in the capital city of Oklahoma City. With 600,000 residents, a major basketball team, and a host of museums, dining options, and recreational activities, Oklahoma City is the place to visit.  Budget-conscious travelers will be happy to know they can make […]

5 Awesome Things to Do In Irving, Texas on the Weekend

Located a little more than ten miles west of Dallas, Irving is the home of the Dallas Cowboys, offers many cultural highlights, and is an exciting place to spend a weekend. Get checked in at your Irving hotel — the Double Tree by Hilton and NYLO Dallas Las Colinas might suit — then head out to explore this vibrant city. Here are just five ideas to keep you entertained. Cool Off at Lake Carolyn Image via Flickr by steevithak Located […]

Exploring Petra – A never ending Voyage  

I spent only few days, but it has taken me months to write about this wonderful city. From olive groves to desert, ancient ruins to scuba diving, there is plenty to do and see in Jordan, and moreover it’s one of the new Seven Wonders of the World that many long to visit. My visit to Jordan, Little Petra, a suburb of expansive urban area, was not crowded at all. A soothing feeling all over the crafts in the place […]

Perfect Paris: Everything You Need to Know About Visiting the French Capital

Everyone dreams of visiting Paris. It’s synonymous with good food, fantastic wine and romantic culture. Little wonder millions of people flock to the French capital year on year. It’s a great place to go with friends, or as a couple. Paris truly has it all. Fine art is in abundance. There is a wealth of fine dining experiences. Paris can be as cheap or as expensive as you want it to be. Visiting the French capital is an experience that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Four of the Best Chicago Pizza Joints    

Chicago is a cosmopolitan city with a plethora of cultures, and just about as many types of pizzas. Each separate part of town feels like its neighborhood pizza place has the best slices in Chi Town. However, there are some things done differently at different pizzerias, and it is no small matter in the Windy City. Here are 4 of the top pizza restaurants in the Chicago area. 1. Pizzeria Da Nella Founded by Nella Grassano, this pizzeria has become […]

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The Most Unusual Things to Do in Dublin

If you’re travelling to Dublin some time soon, then you might be thinking of amazing things you can do while over there. Sure, you could do what everyone else does and visit the Guinness Factory. You could even go to Dublin Zoo. However, there are far more unusual things that you can do while in Dublin. Here are some of the most unusual things you can do: 1. Visit the Glasnevin Cemetery You may have heard this cemetery be referred […]

Top Reasons to Take a Cruising Holiday

A fantastic summer holiday includes plenty of sunshine, great company and fun adventures wherever you decide to go. If you believe the journey is greater than the destination, then you will love a holiday where the travel time is enjoyable and almost more important than where you’re actually going! What are we talking about? A river cruise, of course! A river cruise holiday is a great way to see new places around Europe while enjoying the outdoors and your travel […]

8 Important Barcelona Travel Tips

If you’re soon to be travelling to Barcelona, you’re probably very excited. However, if you’re anything like me, you won’t let that stop you from doing your research. Researching a place before you travel there is always the best thing to do, so you know the do’s and don’ts of the place as well as how to make your trip extra special. This guide will talk you through 8 important travel tips for Barcelona, so you can have the best […]

Top 5 Tips for a Surfing Holiday in Costa Rica

If you’re looking for an adventurous holiday in one of the world’s most beautiful destinations, you have no farther to look than magical Costa Rica. Situated ideally with access to both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, Costa Rica is the perfect launching point for a picturesque surfing adventure you’ll remember forever. Here are some tips to make your trip even more amazing than you could have even hoped! Find a great package A great way to set up your surfing […]

How to Backpack Around Australia

Backpacking is traveling for those on a budget, and with an adventurous spirit. You don’t see a lot of backpackers out there who are gearing up to stay in fancy hotels or blow tons of money on dinners out. Backpacking is an art form, a carefully crafted form of travel that’s designed to both save money and have the most exciting, fulfilling local experience possible! So if you’re into backpacking, you’re going to love a trip to Australia. This country […]

The Best Ways to Travel Around Australia  

If you’re planning to travel to Australia, be aware that there are so many amazing places to see here that you’ll want to hit them all. It will probably be impossible to touch on every spot you’d like to visit, considering that Australia is such a massive country and continent! But the cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane along with the gorgeous beach towns, rugged coasts and adventurous outback will have you wanting to explore it all. You can see […]

Points a Scholar Must Know about Plagiarism

    When you first embark on an academic course, the pursuit remains guided with aspirations and ambitions. However, as you go deeper into the course, challenges fraught your way and you start looking for ways to dissolve the challenges and have it the easy way. Plagiarism is just one such backup plan ideas that make a brain-crushing job lesser than a cakewalk. The other side of the coin is however, not as pleasing as you’d like it to be. […]

KLM: The Orange Experience

King’s Day is an important holiday in Amsterdam, but it’s not always so well-known to the rest of the world. Imagine a street party and market rolled into one, and add a whole lot of orange, and you’ll begin to understand what King’s Day is all about. To spread the festive fun to America, KLM and Heineken partnered up to offer this incredible experience to 10 lucky winners in New York City. The fun began right where you might expect: […]

Take your pick of the venues from Brazil’s summer of football

If you love travel and you love football – you have to make your way to Brazil this summer for a World Cup that promises to be the best ever. That’s because it’s in Brazil for the first time since 1950 – the country that can lay claim to loving the beautiful game more than any other on the planet – and excelling at it too. Even if you don’t have tickets for any of the games – just following […]

  Top 3 Best Night Clubs in Barcelona 2014

If New York is “the city that never sleeps,” then Barcelona could just as accurately be labeled “the city that takes a siesta and then parties all night.” The party really starts as late as 2 am in Barcelona and continues until sunrise at about 6 am. Even if you are not a clubber at heart, this Spanish city offers something special for everyone to experience from exotic salsa spots to swinging jazz joints and outrageous Ibiza-style beach clubs. All […]

2014 Is the Year of the Thistle

This year the eyes of the world are on Scotland. It has always been a popular place to visit, and with good reason. It has some of the best areas of unspoilt natural landscape in the United Kingdom, along with fascinating cities, friendly residents and excellent whiskey. This year, though, Scotland has even more to offer. Commonwealth Games This year the city of Glasgow is hosting one of the most exciting sporting events in the world — the Commonwealth Games. […]

Road trip safety on your adventure

Even though the motor industry has continued to develop safer cars and death and injury figures are falling, the US still has a staggering number of automobile accidents each year. Despite taking every safety precaution before hitting the gas you never know what unexpected instances may occur once out on the open the road. Drunk driving, speeding, distractions and inclement weather all affect a vehicle’s performance. Therefore, it is imperative that we are aware of our own personal safety during […]

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