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10 Jan Wild holidays in an African Safari

African safaris can prove to be the perfect vacation. With so many things to do and see, they promise an enjoyable and relaxing vacation atmosphere. What's more, they can fill one's vacation with excitement and adventure as they explore regions in the world you may have only known or experienced through books and stories. African safaris provide individuals with the opportunity to explore a variety of countries, and allow them to meet interesting people with unique...

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14 Dec A funny trip to California

Sunshine and fun is what California in USA is all about. This Pacific Ocean bathed state was one of the last to be incorporated into the union, but soon became one of the first on the list for travel and holiday entertainment. It shone bright with so many stars when Hollywood opened its gates. And talking about gates, was known for its innovative methods in construction when it built the Golden Gate Bridge. And it...

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28 Nov Discovering Portuguese paradises

If you’re a budget traveler or backpacking Europe, Lagos is a cheap slice of paradise. Casa Rosa is the place for general sustenance, while Joe’s Garage is a place to let go. Casa Rosa Casa Rosa claims to be the haven for backpackers in Lagos. The more you travel, the more you know such claims are rarely true. With Casa Rosa, however, I can confirm the claim is true. This hole in the wall served heaping mounds...

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06 Sep A global plan for a trip to Spain

In the northern part of the country, there are coastal resorts and quaint fishing villages. These will give you a taste of authentic Spanish life in a small village. Some areas, such as La Rioja are known for wine production. You will get to experience the culture more than you would in a large city that is a tourist attraction. You get the chance to experience history by visiting ancient monasteries and viewing cave paintings. In...

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28 Aug What to expect in a beach hotel

Beaches are always the center of attraction in all parts of the globe. Who wouldn’t like to stretch luxuriously on the sand and let the sun do its work in giving you a wonderful tan? Beach towns and seaside villages are major tourist centers in the United States of America, attracting thousands of visitors every year to places like Miami Beach, Virginia Beach, Myrtle Beach, Daytona Beach, etc. And it is no wonder the hospitality industry...

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27 Jul Tasting Las Vegas at night

Not too many years ago, using the word 'dining' in relation to Las Vegas would have elicited laughter from any gourmet. True, you could get a steak for $2, but it was barely edible. The 'all-you-can-eat' buffets for a few dollars were no better. The cheap food was there, as everyone knew, simply to draw in the crowds, who would then spend money gambling. There are now almost as many fine restaurants in Las Vegas as...

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18 May Enjoying gastronomy in Morocco

Eating out is one of the big attractions of Morocco. Morocco’s traditional, elaborate haute cuisine dishes are excellent, healthy and good value for money. It is easy to see why Robert Carrier, celebrated cook and food writer, once described Moroccan food as among the most exciting in the world. The variety of ingredients and spices used is impressive. Morocco’s abundance of fresh, locally grown foodstuffs creates an abundance of a meat, fish, fruit, root vegetables, nuts and...

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12 Dec The highest plains in Bolivia

Bolivia is sometimes called the Tibet of the Americas, for its arid, high-altitude desert-like plateau, more vivid when called by its Spanish name altiplano. This is one of the toughest inhabited environments on earth from shimmering Lake Titicaca, the only lake to give birth to an empire, to the surreal Salar de Uyuni, the biggest and highest salt lake in the world – 12,000 sq km of blinding white, completely flat nothingness. Bolivia has also been...

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31 Mar Discovering the Popes steps: Avignon

Avignon, located in the Provence, is one of the most popular cities in the southern part of France. At times referred to as city of the popes, Avignon was sanctuary for nine such men who sought reprieve from the hostilities of Rome. Once established, these illustrious men embarked on an architectural odyssey, and a distinguished town was born. Today, Avignon is a magnet for sightseers in quest of rich history and an ambience absorbed in fervour,...

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23 Mar What you should know before planning a safari

These days, a great thanks to movements for wildlife, hunting is restricted to many areas of African safaris. Nonetheless, there are still areas where slaughtering of wild animals are allowed. Because of the banning, travelers are now limited to only watch the animals hunt each other, predators to prey, and experience the exchange of life and death among them. Some of us still see hunting as a sport though. The most famous of the animals in...

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