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It’s easy enough to find a holiday destination nowadays, but what if you fancy somewhere a little different? Somewhere you won’t be surrounded by other tourists… giving you the perfect chance to immerse yourself in the culture of another land.
Well, you’re in luck! These 10 secret holiday destinations should give you the inspiration to book an interesting and ‘different’ holiday. Above all else, it’s an excuse to daydream and escape for a few minutes! All these destinations are available to visit on your own holiday, but many are serviced during cruise holidays, the best way to see those sought after idyllic hideaways, if you wanted more details on the prices you could check online.Read More
Portland, OR is one of the most well-known cities in America at this point. Whether it be for their environmentally-conscious attitudes, excellent food or “hipster mentality” (made famous by IFC’s Portlandia), there’s no getting around the fact that Portland’s popularity is on the increase. What many people don’t realize, however, is that there’s another Portland in the country that is no only similar to Oregon’s finest city, but may in fact be superior in a few ways.Read More
With its promise of blazing sunshine, beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise colored water coupled with a laid-back, easy going attitude, I have always wanted to visit Jamaica.
Although my first introduction to the country was from the movie Cool Runnings, I soon discovered the more authentic side of Jamaica. However, a growing love of Caribbean cuisine as well as ska and reggae music was always met with disappointment, as I was resigned to the fact I’d never get to visit.Read More
Are you tired of the same old hotel, no matter where you go? It seems like every hotel across the globe looks the same. Until, of course, you look for something a little different. Take a look at these unique hotels across the world for a fun stay, no matter where you go.
Jules’ Undersea Lodge – Key Largo, Florida
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Australia is one of the world’s foremost destinations for wildlife observation tours, especially since it has a wide variety of marine species. Whale watching is one of the activities that both tourists and locals indulge in, as catching a glimpse of these majestic sea creatures is the very least they can expect when they take a boat out on the sea.
There are a number of organized tours for people who like to observe whales in their natural habitat too. Taking a tour is the best option for anyone who doesn’t have experience navigating a boat in the open waters of the ocean. Also, with experienced guides who know where and what time of the year to look for whales, the task of watching them becomes much easier!
A few of these ships even have hydrophones, so you can hear the sounds that whales make. If you’re planning to book a whale watching tour, let’s take a look at what season and time of the year would be best for this experience.Read More
Taking an airline trip is a fun experience but it is important you take the right approach to maximize your experience and allow it to go as smoothly as possible. Begin with taking a look at quality ratings that will help you understand the best route to take depending on your situation.
Choosing an airline
Some airlines are more likely to offer direct flights so it is important to look at all of your options before booking a flight. Also assess which company has the best service and comfort depending on the size of your party.Read More
Despite reaching the age of 60, it doesn’t mean you should be stagnant in your home or in a nursing home almost all the time. Having a vegetate life is tedium, doing the same old routine every single day. But a lot of seniors nowadays take this time as an opportunity to explore different places. They tend to enjoy life to the fullest since they won’t have to work anymore. No need to wake up early in the morning and no need to rush towards the bus stop to avoid getting late for work. For some, retirement is the best time to wander around.
At this age, going on a vacation is like reaping the rewards for all those years of hard work. Obviously, you would want to take a trip to places you’ve never been before. And so, you would like to make the most of your vacation. Maybe you have chosen the perfect destination to visit; but, is your accommodation good enough for your and can it match up with your needs? Here’s a quick checklist of hotel amenities you must consider in choosing where to stay.