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 Makai Club The first feel in Makai Club is that of an out-of-the-way retreat for holding conferences and events. Further stay reveals to you a club that takes the happiness of its guests very seriously. read more
 Costa Sur Resort & Spa For three decades now, Costa Sur Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta has had one welcome for its guest - Welcome Home! And this are not just words. The hotel staffs make every effort to ensure that the guests feel welcome. read more
 The Kapalua Villas It is that time of the year again when you need to take a break and reflect on your progress over the past one year, no? Read through this post for I have a proposal for you...and I think you are going to love it. read more
Golden Beach Apartel It epitomizes the vibrant Barbadian beach life. In its vicinity are some of the most popular holiday activities, and even some not so popular. You will never lack for something fun to do if you are stay here. read more
Explore Stephanie's Hotel in St. Lucia Stephanie's Hotel is located at Gros Islet, St. Lucia. It is ideal for all kinds of visitors ranging from recreational travellers, vacationers and business travellers. It is chic, cozy and comfortable. What more, it is near major tourist attractions. read more
Experience a Life of Luxury at  Little Palm Island Resort & Spa The resort is so exclusive and remote that the only way to access it is by air or sea. read more
Experience a Life of Luxury at The Montcalm London Think of London's most exclusive neighborhoods and you will probably be thinking of places such as the Park Lane, Marble Arch, London. And true to its reputation of being a pricey neighborhood, it boasts the Montcalm London, a hotel regularly graced by the well-heeled businessmen, politicians and celebrities. Read through this blog to find out what makes it a must-visit, must-stay hotel. read more
Barcelo Maya Tropical Your friend just arrived from the Caribbean with a tan to kill for. You are visibly irritated because he is getting all the attention from the opposite sex in the bar. You get thrilled at the thought of getting back at him for sporting such a sexy tan. People are mistaking him for an aid worker in the African tropics, but you know your friend…he is a lazy cat that would be comfortable lazing around the beach all day. I would not be blamed for putting one up on your friend, but I have an idea that will make him jealous too. read more
Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Spa For unparalleled beach sensation, sunshine and tropical color and joy, head to the all-inclusive Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Spa that is located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The hotel is ideal for the fun-loving vacationers, honeymooning couples or families out for a long summer vacation. read more
Roman Walls of Lugo The story of the walls begins with the Romans before it is passed on to the Middle Ages and on to the innovations of the 19th century. The wall is a single monument that stretches over a distance of 2 kilometers. It is testimony to the evolvement of the town of Lugo, formerly Lucus Augusti. read more
Historic Centre of Siena Siena’s history is ingrained in the art and architecture that it had influence on in Italy and Europe during the Middle Ages. The city’s historic center has been preserved to a remarkable degree and this makes it one of the hottest tourist destinations in Italy. read more
Canal du Midi you gotta go here Canal du Midi is one of the most awe-inspiring engineering feats of the modern times. Its creation and completion led to the Industrial Revolution and technological advancement that had hitherto not been dreamed of. The hydraulic civil engineering technology that was mastered during its construction brought about the development of water transport that could only be dreamt of a few years earlier. read more
SGang Gwaay you gotta go here Let’s get names first lest you get confused. SGang Gwaay llnagaay is also known as Nan Sdins which is also known as Ninstints. Now the Village of Nan Sdins is located on a small island called SGang Gwaay (Anthony Island). The Anthony Island is part of an archipelago off the west coast of British Columbia called Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii). This village is the best known evidence of the Haida Indian culture and for this reason; it was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1981. read more
Top 5 Adventure Destinations in Costa Rica Costa Rica occupies a pedestal spot in the Central American tourism industry. It is favored by the fact that it is the most stable and democratic country in Central America and also by the fact that it is bordered by two of the most majestic water bodies in the world - the Pacific Ocean to its west coast and the Caribbean Sea to its east coast. It is therefore no wonder that the country is also a hot destination for those seeking adventure. Below are the top adventure destinations in the country. read more
A brief history of New York Today, New York City, a city located on the eastern coast of the United States is home to the headquarters of the United Nations as well as a global power in the fields of commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. But this was not always so. Below is a brief history of the city's metamorphosis from a small trading harbor 650 years ago to a global city today. read more
5 things you need to know about Marbella As if destined for greatness, the city of Marbella was strategically founded on the shores of Mediterranean Sea, between Málaga and the Gibraltar Strait, in the foothills of the Sierra Blanca. It is a city located in the Spanish province of Malaga, in the Autonomous region of Andalusia. The fact that the city is located on the Mediterranean Sea is enough to induce to you make a visit, but just to entice you more, here are some things you should know about the city. read more
10 Interesting facts about the Kashmir Valley Also known as the Vale of Kashmir, Kashmir Valley is located in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir and straddles between Karakoram and the Pir Panjal Range. The valley was created by the Jhelum River. Below are some few interesting facts about the beautiful Valley. read more
Great tours to check out in Dubai At the risk of disturbing the spirits of the dead, Sheikh Maktoum bin Butti Al-Maktoum, the father of the modern Dubai and the forefather of the current ruler of Dubai Rashid bin saeed Al Maktoum, must be a happy man. I am sure he is watching with glee as his once an 800-members Baniyas clan command respect around the world by constructing the tallest skyscrapers and doing booming business in the tourism sector in a region formerly dismissed as unproductive. It seems for the last 50 years, the Arab Bedouin emirate of Dubai has re-engineered itself into one of the hottest tourist circuit in the world. If you are in doubt, why not check out the following tours - we may turn you into a believer of miracles yet... read more
Five reasons to visit Cape Getaway Show In 2013, the Cape Gateway Show attracted 250 exhibitors, 15, 524 visitors, and thousands of international tourists. Clearly, there must be something good that is happening at the show that attracts such huge numbers for a show that is barely 3 years. The fact that it is attracting all family members - teens included- further augments my belief that there is something incredible about this show. Below are some of the reasons why you should attend the show in 2014. read more
Embark on a sunset ride in Khan Khentii, Mongolia One of the very best ways to see Mongolia is by horseback. After all, the world's greatest conqueror, Genghis Khan, was an expert horse rider. Khan is said to have been born, and possibly buried in Khan Khentii, Mongolia - making this part of the vast country the idea area for a sunset horseback ride. read more
Tie The Knot In Style At The La Fenice Opera House In Venice Nearly everyone who plans a wedding wants the most lavishly elegant ceremony possible. Much of that elegance comes from the venue at which the ceremony is held. One venue that is sure to impress and make for some amazing wedding memories is the La Fenice Opera House in Venice, Italy. read more
Marvel at the beautiful sights of Salzburg on a cruise on the Salzach Perhaps the most famous news bite about Salzburg is that the 18th century music composition genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here. However, a closer look at the place gives you memories of the Baroque-style architecture in its old town. In fact, United Nations Scientific, Education and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have named the city's Old Town a World Heritage Site. read more
Activities for a cruise around Central America The Mesoamerican region is an area of 524,000 square kilometers that comprises countries such as Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The region is also known as Central America due to the fact that it lies between North America to the north, Latin America to the south, Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea and Caribbean Islands to the east. This region is very popular with tourists, especially cruise ships tours. Below are some of the activities you can engage in when on a cruise to Central America. read more
Take a quick cooking course while staying in Rio de Janeiro at "Cook in Rio" Rio de Janeiro is the second biggest city in Brazil after Brasilia. It is home to about 11.6 million people. Among these people include the native Latin Americans, the expatriate workers, and remnants of the Portuguese and Spanish who had colonized the country. The city also boasts a host of festivals throughout the year. It is within this mixture of cultures and festivities that the culinary genius of the Brazilian people comes to fore. read more
Riding the gondolas in Venice For Italians, the gondolas that float along the canals in Venice are a tremendous source of national and historical pride. They are a unique symbol of Venetian culture and are one of the most exciting (and romantic) activities for tourists to this eclectic Italian town. read more