July 2013 – A month never to forget

July 2013 – A month never to forget

July has been a month filled with travel, adventure and life changing experiences! It all started July 1. I left for India for two weeks. It was my first real trip that I didn't pl ...

Take a trip to Tabarca Island for seafood, a stroll and some history

Take a trip to Tabarca Island for seafood, a stroll and some history

There are some days in Alicante city when all you want is a sunbed, light filtering through an ice-cold drink, and nothing more strenuous than turning the pages of a new novel. But ...

Free Things To Do in Bali

Free Things To Do in Bali

Traveling is expensive, so it's important to save money wherever you can. But who feels like budgeting when they're on a long-awaited vacation, especially when their destination of ...

10 Reasons to Go Travelling on a Gap Year

10 Reasons to Go Travelling on a Gap Year

Travelling around the world as part of a gap year represents an excellent way to learn more about yourself, and provides opportunities to gain a new perspective on different parts ...

What Blogging has done to me?

What Blogging has done to me?

When I first started blogging, I really had no idea where to begin. It was strange because I knew I really wanted to share my experiences with fellow travellers, but I didn’t know ...

Saving Money While Backpacking

Saving Money While Backpacking

Backpacking is really just a way to travel without spending too much and using it wisely. You don’t necessary have to be extremely cheap, but just watch what you spend and where yo ...

Travelling alone: a life enriching experience

Travelling alone: a life enriching experience

Different kinds of people want different experiences from their travels, but for me, travelling through Europe for a couple of years in my early 20s was really about building mysel ...

Data Transferring for Travelers Made Easy

Just because you are on vacation or camping on the middle of nowhere does not mean you won’t be able to transfer data or send or receive important files for work or personal use. In fact, you even have numerous options to do it. [caption id="attachment_8179" align="aligncenter" width="300"] photo credit: gizmag.com[/caption] Flash Drives They come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing they have in common i ...

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Your Complete Guide to Travel Insurance

Avid travelers are able to enjoy the taste of different cultures wherever they go. Unfortunately, no place on earth is entirely safe. Wherever people go, there is always a fair risk of damage or injury, which ultimately lead to costs. Such unexpected costs may mark the end of a supposedly relaxing and joyous adventure. Fortunately, these expenses can be prevented with the use of a travel insurance policy. S ...

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Following the Cherry Blossoms of Japan

The blossoming of the cherry trees in Japan has great symbolic meaning of how nature and life endures. Each year the Japanese celebrate the blossoming of the trees with flower-viewing parties, as well as visiting local parks and shrines. The blossoming trees mean that warm weather is on its way and also signifies the beginning of the working year. The cherry blossom front - the order in which the trees blos ...

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Cultural tourist destinations in the United States

The United States truly is a melting pot of ethnicities and cultures that have been trickling into this land for centuries. One of the great strengths of America is its cultural diversity, which it owes to Native American tribes and a long history of immigration. A single city can be home to dozens of pockets of unique cultures, that include specific cuisine, customs and holidays. When planning your next va ...

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Facts and legend behind the snake boats of Kerala

In the Onam season, tranquil backwaters of Kerala will spring to life with a series of sparkling snake boat races organized across the state. A unique icon of Kerala, snake boats are over 100 feet long traditional canoes with the rear end elevated to a height of 20 ft and a pointed front portion, resembling the shape of a snake. In olden times, each river side village had its own snake boat and the villager ...

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The Benefits of Ultralight Backpacking

Before the addition of children entered your life, you and your significant other loved making those spontaneous trips come Friday afternoon right after the five o’clock whistle blew.   Just the two of you, making use of every weekend second.   After the blessings of children you still made it out but it seemed that everything required extra effort; change of clothes, extra food, cleaning up, sleeping and o ...

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Your Guide to Driving Abroad for the First Time

[caption id="attachment_8137" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Holger.Ellgaard[/caption] Vacationing in a foreign country can be quite an adventure, packed with new experiences and memories to last for decades. Sometimes even the transportation offers an adrenaline rush! Americans driving abroad for the first time may find the experience a bit more challenging than anticipated. Armed with a bit of informati ...

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A Family Weekend In And Around Fort Lauderdale

Fort lauderdale is the perfect destination for a family break. Spend a weekend, or longer, in one of the many Fort Lauderdale hotels and explore some of the myriad attractions on offer. Because Fort Lauderdale has so many canals (it’s often referred to as the Venice of America) what better was to start off than to have a waterway tour.  There are lots to different modes to choose from, ranging from kayak to ...

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Portugal, mix of old and new

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon, is an international hotspot for tourists, it´s the second oldest capital in Europe and home to some of the world´s greatest explorers. Here´s a fun fact for you that I bet you didn´t know about Lisbon: it´s never been signed on an official document as the capital of Portugal, not like all the other capitals, crazy huh?! Anyway back to the point, Lisbon is full of various thi ...

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Explore Ecuador on Walking Holidays

Seeing a destination on foot is one of the best ways to really acquaint yourself with and explore a place. Ecuador is a prime destination for such a holiday. From rugged mountains to relaxed beaches it is an ideal country to explore whether an experienced trekker or first time rambler. The Joy of a Walking Holiday A holiday can take any number of different forms, from location to activities undertaken once ...

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