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Ready for some action? 9 Crazy, Action Packed Holiday Suggestions

Ready for some action? Trade in your deckchair for a mountain bike or surfboard. Or get a bird’s-eye view of the world. Check out these exciting holiday suggestions for thrill-seeking holidaymakers.   1. Wild, wild west in an Indian reservation The ultimate cowboy experience. Pretend you’re starring in a classic Hollywood Western on horseback, riding through Monument Valley in the Navajo Indian Reservation. The unique rock formations have featured in many a film. There’s even a lookout post named after the legendary John Wayne. Get your Stetson and go! How do I get there?…

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How to Escape Those Classic French Tourist Traps

By Holly Howard Here’s how to escape them and ensure you have a memorable, unique trip.   Visit local vineyards One of the reasons why you might decide to go to France is to visit vineyards and indulge in wine-tasting. Synonymous with wine, France offers almost too much choice as to where to use as your base. From Alsace to Bordeaux, Languedoc to the Loire Valley, you’ll be able to book onto winery tours and tastings. It is always better to try and visit local or smaller vineyards rather than get seduced by the big…

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101 Things to Know before your travel in Greece

It is difficult for a first-time tourist in Greece to understand or accommodate with some Greek practises, habits and traditions. That is why we have created an extended list for you with things that you should know or things to have in mind before you travel to Greece and the Greek islands. To make it even easier for you, we have divided these info in various categories. This is a very useful page to organize your vacations better, avoid any unpleasant surprises and familiarize with the Greek reality!   General…

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No Mirage Here: 10 Luxury Desert Escapes

A refreshing oasis awaits at these sublime desert hideaways boasting sophisticated elegance and captivating sandscapes. 10. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Nestled into the Rub’Al Khali desert in Abu Dhabi, the palatial Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is an enchanting sanctuary replete with unrivaled sandscape views, an oasis-like free-form swimming pool, and luxurious Arabian-inspired spa treatments. Epic adventures await, like fat biking, camel trekking, and 4×4 dune rides, before settling in for a meal at one of four creative on-site restaurants. This opulent hideaway exudes a mystical desert…

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17 Most Beautiful Architecture Cities in Europe

Here is a list of ten best architecture cities in Europe where architecture is synonymous with life, of history and with an indomitable human spirit. 1. Athens, Greece Image Source: Pixabay.com Whenever one thinks of Europe’s architecture travel, it is Athens that comes across as the first and the most prominent city in mind. The city is strewn with architecture that bespeaks of ancient and classical religion, of culture and a civilization that defied the ravages of time. It is an architecture that has “launched a thousand ships”, something that…

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32 Surreal Places On Earth That Belong In A Dream. I’ve Never Wanted To Travel So Badly…

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia During the rainy season, the world’s largest salt flat becomes the world’s largest mirror. The Salar was born when several prehistoric lakes joined into one. The salt flat is so reflective, it’s used to calibrate satellites. Tianzi Mountains, China These unqiuely tall and thin mountains are so alien that they were used in James Cameron’s “Avatar.” Formed underwater 380 million years ago, the ground rose as a result of volcanic activity. Some of the pillars have reached over 4,000 feet above sea level. Sentinels of the…

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Things to Do in The Great Smokey Mountains: 21 Mind-Blowing Escapes

Natural wonders and once-in-a-lifetime experiences that will change your perspective. For those of you who sometimes feel overwhelmed about where to go on your next vacation, this list is key. All the places on this list offer eye-opening natural wonders and once-in-a-lifetime experiences sure to blow your mind. Ed Norton/Lonely Planet Images/Getty Images 21: Blue Lagoon, Iceland The saltwater in Iceland‘s Blue Lagoon, the world’s largest geothermal pool, gets completely renewed every 40 hours and always hovers around 100 degrees. Go to rejuvenate your skin and soul, and throw in some extra time for…

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Spain’s Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve had enough of the brash glamour of big cities and are looking for unadulterated peace and dreamy vistas,  head to one of Spain’s picturesque villages. Here are our recommendations for the prettiest villages and towns in Spain: 1. Pedraza Image Source: Raul A/flickr.com A beautiful medieval town, Pedraza is a dreamer’s paradise. Set within the confines of a fortified wall, this village is ideal for walking around on…

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5 unforgettable road trips in 5 classic cars

Time to hit the road? Sate your appetite for adventure on one of these legendary road trips – with a vintage car to boot. 1. Pacific Coast Highway in a Mustang The most familiar PCH option is the Los Angeles to San Francisco route, taking in the undeniable attractions of Big Sur, Hearst Castle, Carmel-by-the-Sea, wine country and Santa Barbara. Equally compelling, if not more so, is the stretch north from there taking you through the mighty sequoias of northern California then along the rugged coast of Oregon and Washington…

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Is this Australia’s most obscure road rule? – A WOMAN claims she was fined $1007

A WOMAN claims she was fined $1007 and disqualified from driving for six months over an “unfair” and obscure new law. AUSTRALIANS have been warned to research the road rules in each state before visiting — or risk being hit with a nasty and costly surprise. Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia chief executive Robert Barwick took to the group’s Facebook page to alert travellers after a member of the club was stung by an obscure new rule that varies across the nation. It involves having to slow down dramatically when…

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