The Best Sunny Vacations for Culture Seekers

When you’re thinking about planning your next holiday, there’s a good chance that you have “sunshine” on your priority list. After all, if you’re going to take time out from life to go relax, you might as well catch some rays and come home with a suntan, right? But you also want to explore a destination with great cultural sights to explore. Luckily, Europe has got many gorgeous destinations which promise plenty of sun along with great culture, sights and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Tips For Being a Top House Mate

Most of us will experience the trials and tribulations, as well as the joys of flat or house sharing at some stage in our lives. The first thing you have to do is find your house or flat – that used to be a major challenge itself when I was at university. But students today have life made easier for them by companies such as Myrooms who make finding the right house for you very easy indeed! I myself have […]

The Ultimate Casino Gaming Experience on Ipad with Paddy Power

Casinos are the most fabulous places to be, for a weekend, or a friend?s hangout, a one stop for the holiday tour or just a time passing place for the evening before you head home. Today going to a casino as easy as it used to be given that peoples lifestyle are growing more and more work focused, with people working two to three jobs just to make ends meet. This limits any chances of taking a break and or […]

Camping near Perranporth, Cornwall

I am sure that a lot of you have been fortunate enough to visit Cornwall at some point in your lives; it’s probably one of the most popular destinations in the UK for a weekend break. I love heading down there to escape the hoards of people in London, my number one spot down there is Perranporth. It’s got a great beach, lovely weather and the air is clean! I now love the place even more because I have found […]

5 Big sporting dates in Ireland in 2014:

The Giro D’Italia brought the eyes of the sporting world on Ireland in May, with the competition beginning in Belfast before taking in Armagh and Dublin as the 3 day mini tour kicked off the 2014 Giro. The race for the pink jersey was eventually won by Colombia’s Nairo Quintana, but for 3 days in May, Ireland went cycling made. This huge sporting event managed to turn Ireland from green to pink, no easy task, and it also managed to […]

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. […]

Barcelona: a sporting city

Barcelona is one of Spain’s most exciting cities for sports fans, home to numerous world-class sporting venues, as well as offering plenty of opportunities for visitors to get active during their holiday. We’re going to have a look at how you can get under the skin of Barcelona’s sporting heritage, in addition to giving you some tips on how to get involved – if you’ve got the energy. Camp Nou Camp Nou is one of the world’s most famous football […]

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 […]

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. […]

Historical Curiosities in Grantham

Stuck for something to do on holiday or just fancy a day trip out? You can find plenty of history based curiosities in Grantham and the surrounding area. Here are our top picks for history buffs. Vist The Angel and Royal Nestled in the High Street you will find what is reputed to be the oldest surviving English Inn. An Inn was first built here around 800 years ago, and the present facade is approximately 600 years old. King John […]

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