All Inclusive Caribbean Beach Holidays

As snow swirls outside your cubicle window and temperatures drop 20 degrees to the wrong side of zero, you decide you’ve had enough and it’s time to sip rum from a coconut shell under a palm tree on a sandy island beach. With your spur of the moment beach vacation plans, you instantly become a hero at the water cooler. For the best all inclusive Caribbean holidays visit Guide to Caribbean. Heading to a sunny Caribbean beach resort in the dead of winter may seem like a dream come true, but in high season your week of paradise is going to cost you a good chunk of coin. Continue reading “All Inclusive Caribbean Beach Holidays” »

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Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are among the most beautiful islands in the world, not only from the point of view of geographical beauty and position, but also from the point of view of plant and animal diversity. The biodiversity of this region of the world is known to be unlike most others in the world and the land is said to be blessed with amongst the most amazing plant, animal and mineral wealth on the planet. However, in recent times, all these natural possessions seem to be fighting a losing war against the exploits of man. Continue reading “Galapagos Islands” »

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Potala Palace: Former home of Dalai Lama

Nestled in the capital of Tibet, the Potala Palace is the historical landmark as well as the greatest monument. The white-shimmering palace soars upon the Marpo Ri hill that is believed to be sacred because of a holy cave where Bodhisattva Chenresi (Avilokiteshvara – bodhisattva of compassion) used to dwell. Further, the name ‘Potala’ comes from Mt. Potala of south India, which is the legendary mountain dwelling of the Bodhisattva. Some 50 years ago, this edifice of 1648 functioned as the main residence of the Dalai Lama. However, after a failed uprising in 1959, the 14th Dalai Lama escaped to Dharamsala in India. Currently, the Potala Palace is now the site of a state museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the ‘New Seven Wonders of the World’ as per Good Morning America (show) and USA Today (newspaper). Continue reading “Potala Palace: Former home of Dalai Lama” »

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Lake Baikal: Pearl of Siberia

Nestled in south-east Siberia, Lake Baikal is a marveling blue freshwater lake that is the deepest on the planet besides being the largest fresh water reservoir. Among the tourists, it is known for its distinct water clarity as well as and diversity of flora and fauna. One more significance is that Lake Baikal is the vital sacred site for the Asians who pray to the lake and have faith in its power. This is evident via its coastal unique carvings as well as sections of the ritual buildings. I would recommend visiting this freshwater pool while you are in a Trans-Siberian train. Rather than sitting in for six days for Moscow, get down at Irkutsk from where it is easy to reach the lake. Continue reading “Lake Baikal: Pearl of Siberia” »

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Lake Titicaca: Scenically sacred

If you are planning to take a tour of Peru or Bolivia, do not come back without exploring the Lake Titicaca. Situated on the edge of Copacabana, this shimmering water body is famous among the backpackers for its blue charm. In addition, it is also one of the deepest, largest, and highest lakes on the globe. Not only from the tourist point of view, but Lake Titicaca also holds significance from the religious viewpoint. It is thought to be the birthplace of God Viracoca who emerged from the waters so that he could make life on Earth as per the Incan mythology. The religious significance becomes evident if you get a chance to a large temple that was recently spotted below the waters invoking many speculations. Continue reading “Lake Titicaca: Scenically sacred” »

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The Ultimate Family Travel Adventure in New Zealand

If exciting family-friendly outdoor fun is what you seek, then New Zealand is the destination for you. The country boasts of a wide array of activities that both adults and children will find interesting and challenging. Continue reading “The Ultimate Family Travel Adventure in New Zealand” »

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Dubai Things To Do, Activities and Entertainment

Dubai certainly isn’t short of things to keep you occupied and entertained. A truly international city, Dubai has a wide range of activities for people of all ages. So from skiing to horse racing, from desert safaris to hot air balloon rides, there really is something for everyone. Continue reading “Dubai Things To Do, Activities and Entertainment” »

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Best Attractions on Koh Rong Island

Koh Rong Island might seem small and slightly underdeveloped, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of attractions for visitors to enjoy.  As soon as people arrive on this island, they will find themselves quite busy, as they try to determine what they should do first. Here are the best attractions on Koh Rong Island: Continue reading “Best Attractions on Koh Rong Island” »

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Remarkable Villas for rent in Tuscany – Historical, romantic villas for both couples and families

Why do I always visit Tuscany?

I don’t think anyone has ever asked me why it is that I always want to spend my holidays in Tuscany.  I sometimes wish that someone would ask.  Rolling off a list of place names, the question wouldn’t be difficult to answer: Florence, Pisa, Siena and the Tuscan coastline that reaches up close to the Cinque Terre.  And then there is the land that fills in the space between those uniquely fascinating places: the gold-green dappled countryside of rolling hills.  This is the Tuscany that I know: that mesmerising part of the earth, with all of its hidden treasures, (as well as its globally recognised artistic icons), that it still preserves for the world.  And even now, I have yet to mention gastronomy!   Continue reading “Remarkable Villas for rent in Tuscany – Historical, romantic villas for both couples and families” »

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Best things to see and do in Singapore

You’ve just landed in Singapore and you have no idea where to go or how to get there. Allow me to serve as your virtual tour guide!

Transportation

If you are looking to save time and money on transportation I suggest that your first purchase in Singapore be an MRT EZ-Link card. This is your key to easy, affordable, air-conditioned transportation throughout all of Singapore. Whether your destination is as close Continue reading “Best things to see and do in Singapore” »

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Koh Samui villas – rewarding option for both Thai and foreign investors

Building or buying a private house or villa on Samui a popular and rewarding option for both Thai and foreign investors. The construction and materials costs are relatively low compared with other countries and there are enough experienced companies to guarantee a quality result, as long as you find the right builder. Continue reading “Koh Samui villas – rewarding option for both Thai and foreign investors” »

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Family Holidays in Niseko, Japan

Family ski holidays in Japan can be a wonderful way to spend time with the kids, stay active as well as finding some time to relax, however planning and executing a ski holiday with children in mind can be a very overwhelming task. If not planned meticulously a ski ‘holiday’ can very quickly become a stressful, expensive and exhausting event rather than a relaxing vacation. Fortunately with the right information and advice the task of pulling off a memorable family holiday is far more achievable. Continue reading “Family Holidays in Niseko, Japan” »

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Top Rated Tourist Attractions in Dubai

The Paris of the Middle East, Dubai is the fastest growing city in the world and is a tourist’s paradise. Holidaymakers flock the city all year round to enjoy adventures in UAE and the sun, sand, beach and shopping. The rapid expansion of Dubai has caused it to be divided into two parts: the northern Deira region and the southern Bur Dubai with the star tourist attraction of Jumeirah. Either side of the creek, these two areas can be travelled to by Abras: traditional water taxis. Both sides are rich in contemporary and historical sights. UB Cool collected three of the most rated tourist attractions in Dubai. Continue reading “Top Rated Tourist Attractions in Dubai” »

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Exploring Berlin, Germany

The weary traveler seeking something new will not be disappointed by Berlin, Germany. Berlin is one of the greatest metropolises of the world with six million plus citizens, being the heart of Germany. It has been said, one travels to fulfill an unknown desire and rumored that any desire can be fulfilled in Berlin, so traveler look into yourself and find your reasons. If you are looking for luxurious serviced apartments in Berlin choose one near Potzsdam Platz, as this will give you convenient access to both east and west sites. Continue reading “Exploring Berlin, Germany” »

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Top Reasons to Visit Malaysia

As far as travel destinations go, Malaysia is right up there with the best. If you are on the lookout for an outstanding travel experience, this amazing getaway should be first on your mind.

From the food to the sights, weather and other important features that make up a fantastic holiday, this country has it all. Ready to treat yourself? Here are our top reasons why you should visit Malaysia for your next trip. Continue reading “Top Reasons to Visit Malaysia” »

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