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7 Stunning Hotel Views That Will Leave your Mouth Wide Open

7 Stunning Hotel Views That Will Leave your Mouth Wide Open

May 20, 2014

Apart from eating the best cuisines in one of the most prestigious hotels, there much needed in your well budgeted vacation. Excellent travel is not all about spending a lot of time in the horrific traffic jams to catch a glimpse of one of the best attraction sites and back to your hotel extremely tired. No that’s not interesting, in fact, it turns out to be the most expensive way to enjoy your vacation in the hardest way. Considering hotels with drop-dead beautiful vistas, where one can make spectacular views is the best way to spend your vacation. The stunning landscapes lying beneath create artistic impressions with a complete array of amazing features that will blow your mind. There are a number of amazing hotels with exciting views, but here is a list of these outstanding hotels that should not miss out when planning for an outdoor vacation. Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco This is one of the hotels with the highest view points around the African continent. Breathtaking views in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains lying 1320 meters high will welcome you to this place which gives you clear views of Mt Toubkal.(image by Laura & Luis) St Regis Lhasa Resort If you would wish to see the famous Polata Palace and the Himalayan Mountains this is the right place to be. The hotel overlooks the vicinity with its traditional architecture which is developed elegantly and artistically. Additionally, a walk through this adventurous hotel will take through a guided tour across one of its oldest monuments the Tashilunpo Monastery which was built 6 centuries ago and also expose you to the famous ancient palace of Yunbulakang. Kozantei Ubuya Hotel, Lake Kawaguchi This is one of the most beautiful hotels providing flawless services and providing pleasing views of the famous Mount Fuji. This place is endowed with elegant rooms featuring a panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and offers relaxing onsets where one can enjoy the beautiful seasons and the magnificence of Mt. Fuji shadowed right before you. Sparkling Hill Resort, Columbia Mentioning the list of hotels with the best stunning views, it can never be complete without including this marvelous place found in Columbia. The...

4 Ways to Enjoy Your Honeymoon in Seychelles

4 Ways to Enjoy Your Honeymoon in Seychelles

Apr 22, 2014

Seychelles enjoys a visit by hundreds of honeymooners every year with a collection of over a hundred beautiful tropical islands in the region. It is the most exciting island getaways in the world. They are a romantic beachcomber’s dream come true. With its amazing world class beaches around, the white sand available and clear turquoise water can sum up the amazing environs. Throughout the year, the tropical climate and fresh ocean breezes give the beaches and inland forests the right temperature of between 25- 32 degrees Celsius. Ferry boats, helicopters and catamarans are some of the means that make transportation between the islands possible. It is a place with a handful of activities from the big game fishing, excellent surfing and a cruise through the islands. Here are some of the destinations that will dazzle your moments as you begin your new love life. Mahe Islands This is one of the most famous islands in the country which offers a variety of activities along with the beautiful beaches and water sports. Presence of steep mountains make that overlook the sea it makes it possible for hiking, scuba diving as well as strolling though the rain forests. A visit with experienced guides through Morne Blanc Mountain, Copolia Peak and Trois Freres will make your exploration in this wonderful island more enjoyable. This is not enough, the exciting night life in makes it possible for hiking, scuba diving as well as strolling though the rain forests. A visit with experienced guides through Morne Blanc Mountain, Copolia Peak and Trois Freres will make your exploration in this wonderful island more enjoyable. This is not enough, the exciting night life in the cool atmosphere and presence of world class restaurants which are luxurious and affordable are what that clearly define the amazing island.(image by gu-aXx) Desroches Island This is an exclusive honeymoon experience where excitement and fun is guaranteed so as to fulfill your fantasies and materialize the dreams of private romantic sanctuary in an isolated destination made for love. It is a private island where honeymooners are assured the freedom and privacy to shape their own bespoke Seychelles honeymoon experience and discover paradise as they like it....

5 Most Dangerous Places You Should Avoid

5 Most Dangerous Places You Should Avoid

Apr 13, 2014

Safety is a major concern to many travelers. In the process of achieving this aspect every traveler is advised to explore places where health and safety are guaranteed. However, certain dangerous places are also desirable tourist attraction sites. If this is the case, travelers are advised to be aware of the risks and take sensible precautions. Some of the problems associated with these cities include; target points for terrorist attacks, political instability, high crime rates, mugging and other sorts of hostilities. Therefore, coming up with a list of these deadly zones will assist the travelers in preventing disappointments when enjoying vacations outside their countries and will help them take precautions and run for the safest areas. Here are some of the most dangerous destinations. Ciudad Juarez, Mexico This is one of the cities which are considered to be very unfriendly. In Mexico, the issue of drug trafficking is the order of the day and has contributed to Mexico being referred to be one of the most violent prone areas where the safety of travelers is at stake. In this region, drug traffickers have made it impossible for the residents around due to frequent robberies and high crime rates. Police are often employed or even paid off by drug traffickers, leading to many unpunished crimes.(image by Andy von der Wurm) Cape Town, south Africa This is one of the cities containing the most popular tourist destinations in the world but due to economic constraints, this city has struggled to fight against extremely high crime rates. Social unrest has frequently been experienced in the region and has resulted in a huge reduction in the number of tourists visiting the town. However, it is possible to enjoy a visit to this city if you avoid the more dangerous sections and avoid night travels. Acapulco, Mexico This is one of the areas that make Mexico one of the most feared countries to go for a vacation. This city was once a safe and luxurious resort area but due to prevalence of drug trafficking in the country, it has turned this place into a more dangerous region. Statistically, it is considered to be one of the areas with world’s...

4 Best National Parks in East Africa

4 Best National Parks in East Africa

Apr 10, 2014

Africa is one of the continents which boost one of the best wildlife experiences in the world. This has made tourism the greatest industry in the region earning substantial amount of foreign exchange. East Africa’s diversity is sensational characterized by range of terrains, friendly climates, ecosystems, stunning cultures and adorable wildlife experience. Compiling the best and amazing list of East Africa’s national game parks and game reserves is definitely the most difficult task. This is due to high number of candidates with amazing features and also different tastes and preferences among people. Some of these amazing parks include. Masai Mara This is the greatest national reserve that Kenya boosts of. Located in southwestern art of Kenya, Masai Mara is a continuation of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It is well known for the annual migration of over 1.3 million wildebeest, 190,000 zebra and 360000 gazelle which normally occurs between Julys to October. It attracts thousands of foreign tourists with many of them dubbing it as the seventh wonder of the world. As if this is not the end, as the herbivores endeavor to cross the river, crocodiles, lions, and leopards all lie in wait for their arrival pouncing on the vulnerable and the weak. The National Park boosts of the Big and a variety of ungulates including the giraffe, hippopotamus, warthog, duiker and waterbucks.(image by Laura Schneider) Serengeti National Park It is one of the largest national parks in the region comprising of 14% of the entire landmass within Tanzania and extends from the continuing plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya. Visiting this amazing park you will come across the big 5, grants and Thomson’s gazelles, baboons, elephants, African wild dog among others. Has an estimated population of about 500 bird species including the crowned crane, kori bustard and the marabou stork ostrich. The Serengeti National Park is listed as a world heritage site and boarders the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the South East. It is a place of its own, you can’t miss out! Amboselli National Park Characterized by its amazing hot and dry climate, the park is a home of a stunning diversity of thousands of wildlife which makes it...

World’s Best Places to Go for a Hot Air Balloon Ride

World’s Best Places to Go for a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Feb 11, 2014

Soaring over the earth in a hot air balloon is one of the most breathtaking experiences that you would ever have in your life time. As the baskets fills and lifts off the ground one barely notices only later to discover you are cruising over vast tracks of lands at nice speeds gliding like a bird with 360 degree view. Despite the fact that hot air ballooning is a great thrill, it still remains a fact that some places are more fascinating than others. Here are some of the world’s best places to visit as you enjoy the ride. California, Napa Valley Napa is allocated in San Pablo bay and has a generally warmer climate than most other towns. Most renowned for its vineyards Napa is a top tourist destination, it boasts of prestigious hotels, hospitable people and the famous hot air balloon rides. The balloons have designated pilots who will sail you as you enjoy the panoramic view of Napa valley. The feeling of being in safe hands gives you a calm spirit as you enjoy your vacation. Take your family on a ride and they will never forget, you can also celebrate other life occasions like birthdays or even propose for marriage on air. This romantic feeling places Napa in the hearts of many and is the same reason it should be your next destination. Kenya, Maasai Mara Maasai Mara is a national reserve in Kenya that boasts of hosting the eighth wonder of the world. The great wildebeest migration that happens between July to October. You will enjoy watching the migration of zebras, gazelles and wild beasts as they cross the crocodile full Mara River. You will enjoy this spectacular experience on air and the balloon safari rides do extent to the neighboring Serengeti National park in Tanzania. You will enjoy seeing the big five and the breath taking landscape of East Africa. Burma Myanmar, Bagan Having a ride on a hot air balloon over the rich history inclined Bagan is a perfect way to spend your vacation. Bagan is considered to be the capital city of many ancient kingdoms and this is evidenced by seeing the over 5000 pagodas which...

The Five Best Family Holiday Destinations in June

The Five Best Family Holiday Destinations in June

Jan 18, 2014

June is an important month when it comes to holiday destinations. Because the weather is typically fantastic, it is the perfect time for family holidays and relaxations and is the ideal way of welcoming the summer months. You surely want to find the best place to suit your family’s needs and wishes. If you book your holiday early, you can save lots of money and avoid the last minute summertime rush. There are so many great family vacation deals to consider when planning your next summer family holiday. As it may be too daunting to decide where to go in June, we have provided five of the best holiday destinations for families and some information about each’s magic. We’re pretty confidentthat between Florida in the United States of America, Crete in Greece, Jerusalem in Israel, Petra in Jordan and Istanbul in Turkey you will find the summer vacation of a lifetime. 1- Enjoy the Magic of Florida, USA A visit to Florida leaves many families longing to forever relocate their residence to this archipelago of sorts. Florida family vacations in June become even more meaningful due to the tropical climatic conditions there. While many other locations in the world don’t have the sunny Florida weather, Florida calls family to its coral reefs and sandy beaches. Families can enjoy outdoor activities together, such as snorkeling, diving, swimming with dolphins and sunbathing. And of course, Florida offers the entire Disney experience which creates family memories of a lifetime.(Image by Luis E. Rodriguez) 2- Experience the Richness of Jerusalem and Israel Jerusalem has a religious connection that draws people of all the major religions of the world to it. You can visit places where Jesus and his disciples went, marvel at Muslim holy sites and pray at holy Jewish centers. Together with your family, Jerusalem becomes a haven for religious tolerance and appreciation. A view of the Mediterranean coast line and the green lush Galilee leads you to a heaven for nature exploration and fun family activities. You can experience everything from the famous Sea of Galilee, the historic Masada, beautiful Eilat, and the lowest place on the globe at the Dead Sea. Israel is a haven...