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A backpacker’s guide to the best destinations in France

France is a country that has a rich and diverse culture and history, so no matter where you go, there is always something new to learn. Over the centuries, it has become a great place for backpackers to go for a number of reasons. It is relatively cheap to travel around France, and there are also plenty of low-budget accommodation options, so spending a few weeks here exploring will not break the bank. Backpacking in Brittany Brittany (Bretagne in French) […]

5 Great things to do in Barcelona for free

Barcelona is bright, beautiful and buzzing. As one of the prettiest cities in Spain and indeed Europe – Barcelona has so much to offer everyone, but at what price? Well, as we discovered – it can all be done for very little…free to be precise. Barcelona’s top 5 best things to do for free Explore the architecture Barcelona is renowned worldwide for its beautiful architecture. The local Barcelona government praises this in the Ruta del Mordernisime – the Modernism route. […]

The 3 Most Memorable Experiences in Honolulu for Eco-Tourists

Celebrate your love of nature in Honolulu as an eco-tourist. Drink in tranquil, unpolluted spaces with stunning vistas, waterfalls, steep trails, and wildlife. Honolulu’s eco-tourism offers minimal travel to natural destinations designed to preserve the environment. Eco-tours are growing in number and popularity. They often include a walk or hike that takes a deeper look into local culture or history along with the stunning landscape. Other eco-tours take you out on the water where you’ll experience wildlife and a unique […]

6 Must-See Attractions in San Francisco

San Francisco is an area that is rich with historical sites and unique places to see. It is well known for its shopping areas, restaurants, and nightlife, but there are several museums, natural areas, and cultural landmarks that are worth visiting as well. Bay Cruise Image via Flickr by Bob Hall One of the best ways to see the overall view of San Francisco is on a Bay Cruise, which takes passengers around Alcatraz and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge.  […]

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5 Hidden Beaches Near Orlando

When you’re visiting Orlando, there are tons of things to do. You’re close to amusement parks, shopping centers, fine dining and more. Luckily, when you want to get away from it all, there are also beaches galore. Even if you have reserved rooms for a Disney World vacation, take some time to explore the many beaches around Orlando by hitting some of the hidden gems in the area. Daytona Beach Image via Flickr by Ines Yeh Daytona Beach is one […]

Don’t forget your toothbrush!

Let me share a short story with you, which has happened to one of my friends’ father in the late 1970s Romania. The country was under the deepest and toughest dictatorial rule at that time, when nobody had the permission to speak freely, think freely or travel freely outside the country. So, this guy went to the grocery store one morning to buy a loaf of bread, and a few days later phoned home from Germany. Since then wherever he […]

What is Ebola?

  There has been so much in the media recently about the outbreak of Ebola in various places throughout the world. To many it seems like a completely new and dangerous disease, but this is not the case, Ebola itself has been around for many years, however it is only recently that the disease has come back at an alarming rate. Symptoms Initially a person infected with the Ebola virus will generally have a fever, headache, joint and muscle pain, […]

Your first home exchange for vacation

Moving to international cities has became a casual thing where there are many people started doing this to spend their vacation in a better way. There are many people who love to visit foreign countries, but fearing the fact that they cannot able to pay for the rent of the place they are going to stay, they leave out their habit of moving to new places. I am one among them, since I have to drop several foreign trips due […]

How Fiji Is A Place For Families And Not Simply Honeymooners

If you are perplexed of choosing one of the family destinations for holidaying, then Fiji is a tremendous option. The winter season, in which many places are frozen, around the globe, a family vacation to Fiji would be an ideal choice. The iconic white sandy beaches and the shimmering blue water is a lovely combination driving the attention of the visitors. The most primitive reason which makes it ideal family destination is the wide spread islands of nearly three hundred and […]

Exciting yacht charter in Greece

Exciting yacht charter in Greece For something a little different on this year’s vacation why not charter a yacht in Greece? Greece and the Greek Islands have an amazing coastline just waiting to be explored. What could be better than sailing around the Mediterranean in a luxurious chartered yacht? The beautiful turquoise waters will certainly be inviting to go for a swim, snorkel or scuba dive. Relax on deck while listening to the calming sound of the Mediterranean Sea. When […]

Insider’s Guide to the Best in Delhi!

Formerly dismissed as a town of government officials and bureaucrats, Delhi has now evolved into a hip city with some of the best hotels, restaurants and bars you can find. In addition to this, the rich performing arts and culture, the number of book launches and art galleries housed, make it a prime city to be in. There is also the exquisite Mughal architecture and other old relics that you encounter, while making your way around this beautiful city. Here […]

Find Out The Summer Camps Have Ever Seen

When you are looking for the best places in town for summer camp, you should definitely make some surfing in the net to find the idlest one that delivers the kind of service that you are looking for. The executive hotels are increasing more in number in the recent days and one can find a huge development in the hotel industry which has taken a step ahead in the upcoming generation.  These hotels provide top class service to its customers […]

4 Tricks for Booking a Cheap Stay in St. Louis

St. Louis is a popular midwestern town, home to highlights like Busch Stadium, the Saint Louis Zoo, and the Missouri Botanical Garden. This is a great choice for a budget vacation, particularly because you can score a great room for a real bargain when you know when, where, and how to shop. Check Out Downtown Hotels Hotels in downtown St. Louis are some of the cheapest in the city. While you can also travel south to areas like Carondelet and […]

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 […]

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