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For centuries, humanity has been awe in the ocean. It was a source of sustenance, a road for trade and for the discoveries of new worlds, the last frontier. If it's true that life began in the sea, then that does much to explain our ages-long love affair with the ocean. In older times, the sea was also a place of countless dangers, where sea monsters roamed the waters and the…Continue
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Learn to surf like a pro in Costa Rica!
Warm tropical water, world-class waves, friendly and fun atmosphere, and international language experience – all of this and more at the Del Mar Surfing Academy. Located within Costa Rica’s Central and North Pacific Coast at Jaco, Esterillo and Santa Teresa…Continue
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Peace, Serenity, Solitude….. These are the words that come to mind for the award-winning Pimalai Resort and Spa in Krabi, Thailand. Add to that elegance, nature and genuine friendly service. Pimalai is perfect for a honeymoon or a break from it all. Pimalai is…
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The Great Wall at Mutianyu is a little further away from Beijing than the most popular section at Badaling, but it doesn’t get as crowded. This section of the wall is fully restored, there are hand rails to help you up on the very steep parts and the views are spectacular.
There are many day tours available to this section and even mass…Continue
For a hundred bucks, you can go to dinner at a decent restaurant, purchase a DVD box set, or—if you're flying Spirit—tote a bag onto a plane.
Effective November 6, fee-sucking Spirit will charge $100 for carry-on bags paid for at the gate. It's an increase of 122 percent over the current price of $45. If you reserve your carry-on privileges ahead of time online, it'll cost you $35 bucks as of November 6. (Current price is $30.) And if you pay for your carry-on bag at the airport…Continue
Winery sign post , Old Redwood Highway , Road to Healdsburg
Just a short drive from San Francisco from and you've entered a new world. In fact, drive 45 minutes north, over the Golden Gate Bridge, and you'll be in Sonoma County. Not sure if I've traveled across the Atlantic and landed in Tuscany. No, but Sonoma Counties wine country, rivals any in the…Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on May 11, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments
Many women want to travel alone, or with other women, and not a guy... a fact most men find very difficult to accept.
And while we think there are too many movies and books that give us too many images of women as helpless victims, the truth is that a majority of women say that security…
by Cristóbal Ramírez
Parasols, lace dresses and suits, fancy fashionable hats, and a field filled with people - that’s how the great Francisco Goya portrayed the fiesta honoring Madrid’s patron saint in his painting San Isidro…
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So I was reading this "Do you need a vacation" Quiz in Entrepreneur Magazine and although I found it to be slightly entertaining, I thought I could do better.…Continue
When visiting any location we should all try and be the best tourist that we possible can be, looking after and respecting our beautiful nature spots.
If you are planning on booking a…Continue
For some people, history is a thing of the past, over and done with. But for others, history is something through which we can get in touch with our roots and learn something about ourselves and those who came before us. Throughout the world, there are many groups who strive to bring history to the masses, through re-enactment of specific events - such as battles - or…Continue
The Great Rift Valley was first recognized by a Scottish geologist, Walter Gregory early 1890s around Lake Naivasha, it is believed to have been formed millions of years ago as a result of continental drift processes. These strong underground forces led to the pulling apart of the earth crust causing the falling of the land between…Continue
When wine connoisseurs Linda Kissam and Tom Plant invited me to a wine tasting and food pairing, I was thrilled to attend and the experience exceeded my already high expectations. Linda and Tom had some special wines for us to taste and we were all encouraged to bring dishes that would go with our assigned wines. Our group is called the Occasional Wine Council and meets “on occasion” to taste and critique wines along with food prepared by the participants to match specific…Continue
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I’m a big fan of Latin pop, but I’ve come across few tunes lately that I’ve found to be such infectious earworms as Ai, se eu te pego! (Oh, If I Catch You!). It’s been a runaway hit in Brazil, Europe, and even Quebec since last summer, and is now starting to make a growing splash in the U.S. As the Miami Herald put it recently,…
Added by Jose Balido on May 8, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
by Andy Jarosz
An out-of-favor American football player turns up in Cozumel in search of a girl. They fall in love amid danger, dirty deals and murder. Jeff Bridges and…
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Since 2004, UNESCO has been promoting cities where literature plays an important role, including festivals and literary events and the existence of libraries and bookstores. Cities like Melbourne, Dublin and Edinburgh were given the chance to promote their local creative scene, as part of of being chosen as…Continue
Vietnam's best beaches are located from the centre to the southern part. The country is blessed with long coastline and abundant rainfall. The best season to visit the beaches in the centre is from May to September and from December to May to visit the beaches in the South. The winter months are favourable with clear skies and moderate temperatures ideal for sightseeing.
Listed below are some of the top beaches of Vietnam:…Continue
This adventurous Kenya cultural expedition involves staying awake late at night in an isolated place in the darkness. Most preferably in a cold environment and far away from fire. Do not even try to eat or drink anything hot because it is believed that the wizards have the ability to sense your presence whenever you take anything hot. During the day, wizards are normal people who…Continue
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This two-floor bar-lounge has a wooden and brick ground floor lounge with a circular cocktail bar, DJ and reversible daybeds. Further up a spiral case on its terrace, you get unsurpassed views of the Bund (the hotel is a five-minute walk from this waterfront area in central Shanghai) and Pudong. A marble Jacuzzi is surrounded by daybeds and armchairs, and these all fill up early in the evening (including the Jacuzzi). The result is a go-to chic drinking establishment for the expat…Continue
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