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5 Super Cities In The South Of Spain

There’s more to the south of Spain than lounging about on a beach. For those looking for a new cultural experience, the country’s southern quarters has an array of historic and impressive cities that are well worth a visit. Here are some of the top places to go for a Spanish city break. Barcelona Barcelona is known for its unique mix of deep history and modern cosmopolitan culture. It sports some incredible architecture, including landmarks such as the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera and the Casa Batllo. It’s a centre for art and those that are interested can take a daytrip out to the Dali Museum which is a couple of kilometres away. There are lots of places to eat and drink, including quirky bars and impressive restaurants. On top of this you have the beaches. It’s a city for all kinds of holidaymaker. Valencia Similarly boasting a…

Official: Jamaica Is Impossible To Resist

Is Jamaica at the top your travel destination wishlist? It should be because the country is filled with possibility. It’s probably one of the only places on earth that everyone should visit at least once in their life. Particularly, if you’re dealing with a lot of stress. If there’s one thing we know about Jamaican culture, it’s that everything is incredibly relaxed. You can chill, enjoy the scenery and live your vacation the way you want to. But if you’ve never even explored the possibility of visiting Jamaica here’s what you’re missing out on. Jamaica Has A Bobsledding Team We’re sure that our at least some people who know the country of Jamaica because of Cool Runnings or the real story it’s based on. If you’ve never seen the flick, well you’re missing out. When you compare cheap flights to Jamaica online, seek it out. it tells the story of…

Top 7 Things to do in Chinatown, San Francisco

If you’re headed to the City by the Bay, visiting its iconic Chinatown should be on your bucket list.  San Francisco’s Chinatown is not only the largest Chinatown outside of Asia, but it is also the oldest in North America and one of the this city’s top tourist attractions.  There is plenty to see in this area near North Beach and Telegraph Hill, so it’s best to come prepared.  Here is a list of the top things to do in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Chinatown Gate This beautifully decorated gate marks the entrance to Chinatown on Grant Avenue.  The gate was unveiled in 1970 and marks the spot as one of the district’s central points. The gate has many intricate carvings and is inscribed with the saying, “All under heaven is for the good of the people,” by Dr. Sun. Yat-sen. Portsmouth Square Thought by many to be the true “Heart…

The top travel accessories for your next holiday

Now that the holiday season is officially over and we’re all back at work and in our 9-5 routines, it’s likely that you’re already wondering when you can take a few days off next. If this sounds like you, remember that planning is half the fun, and it’s a good idea to make sure you have all the best accessories to make sure your next holiday goes according to plan. Here are the top travel accessories for your next holiday: Electronic luggage scale I currently have a non-electronic luggage scale, and it can be super tricky to try and hold your luggage in the air while reading the number on the scale. Grab an electronic version, and you’ll never pay extra baggage fees again and can pack appropriately every time- checking the weight of your luggage as you go. New luggage Have you been hauling a giant one-shouldered back through…

Ah Canada! Why Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts Will Be In Their Element

Not everyone wants to sit around and relax when it comes to traveling! In fact, some people love the thrill of jumping on a jet ski or going on a hike in some of the world’s top destinations. One place you should consider going to if you do love outdoor sports is Canada. The beautiful country with its amazing lakes, mountainous areas, and national parks is perfect for thrill seekers. In fact, here is why outdoor sports enthusiasts will be in their element if they visit Canada. You can bike in the super-friendly Route Verte in Quebec If biking is your thing, you will be in your element in Canada. After all, you can pedal away while soaking in the gorgeous views. People say it’s the best place in the world to bike with amazing views and great routes. One area you should head to in Canada is Quebec. The…

Let Hong Kong Be Your Guide: Everything You Need To Know

Situated on the South-East coast of China, Hong Kong is fast becoming a city that people are choosing to holiday in. It has made it on many short lists to be one of the most cosmopolitan and thriving cities in the world, and it’s easy to see why. Once being part of the British Colony, it has become a force to be reckoned with and is commonly known as a huge manufacturing hub in the East. However, there is much more to Hong Kong than meets the eye, so I thought it would be worth sharing with you some information about this city, and what you could do if you decided to visit some day soon. Perhaps it will make it onto your bucket list of destinations. What’s the weather like Did you know that Hong Kong has a subtropical climate? Which means that you can differentiate between every season.…

Cop a Creature in Costa Rica

There are many reasons to visit Costa Rica, and not least because it is known as the World’s Happiest Country. In a beautiful country where the landscape made up of beaches, forests and volcanoes, where the rivers run the bluest of blues and the coffee is second-to-none, there lies a world within which will tug on the heartstrings of almost everyone: a fantastic Animal Kingdom. While Costa Rica is famous for its happiness and beaches, the sheer variety of creatures who inhabit the land deserve a mention too. If you are planning a holiday there any time soon, you can take some time out on your travels to see everything from fish to amphibians to mammals. The biodiversity that this country has to offer is definitely one to be explored. Forget anything cute you’ve seen before – they have sloths. Three-toed sloths live in within the depths of the jungle…

Handy Tips For Your First Time In Africa

For seasoned travelers, Africa is the big one. While almost every other continent on earth has been developed to the point where concrete outweighs dirt, countless African countries retain some of the most breathtaking sites of untouched natural beauty you can find anywhere. As you can imagine, traveling to Africa isn’t going to be quite like any other trip you’ve ever taken. Here are a few helpful pointers for your first time… It’s Not Always Hot! Yes, the equator cuts right through the heart of Africa, and there are places in Kenya that feel like you’re only a couple of miles from the surface of the sun! However, not everywhere in Africa is scorching hot all year round. Two popular stops, Mt Kenya and Mt Kilimanjaro, both get cold enough to have glaciers and ice caps. Even savannas and desert regions can get dangerously cold during the night, and with…

3 Things You Need For The Perfect Camping Trip

Camping is an experience for those who want to truly see nature for what it is, with minor comforts and without the confusing noise of the busy concrete world which surrounds us. Of course, knowing a few survival techniques and simply possessing a deep love for the greenery of the natural world isn’t quite everything you need to create the perfect camping trip. A good tent That sounds a bit obvious, doesn’t it? Well, I can tell you from experience that I’ve been in your position before. When you’re overly keen for a camping trip, it’s easy to remember all the technical stuff, but forget to check the most basic things. You might dismiss the importance of a sturdy tent, and think yours will do fine, but you need to consider whether its size is appropriate to store you, friends, family and any supplies for the length of your trip.…

Wild At Heart: Why You Should Go On Safari

Maybe you’ve been fascinated with the African Savannah ever since you watched The Lion King as a kid, want to photograph some of the best landscapes on earth, or simply need to take a break from the daily grind. Whatever the reason a safari can give you an opportunity to meet new people, challenge yourself in a different environment and last, but not least, witness nature at her most wildest. If you think you know everything about Lions, Zebras and Giraffes think again! Flickr Image From: Roderick Eime Take Time Out For Yourself If you’ve been finding yourself stretched a little thin the last few months then some time out to consider where you’re going in life will be great. Travel in Africa is different to anywhere else, and you may find yourself going from bus to jeep, to a truck and even on the back of an…

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