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Top 10 Things to Do on Your First Visit to Koh Samui

Top 10 Things to Do on Your First Visit to Koh Samui

Apr 27, 2017

Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the entire world, and for good reason. The food, culture and budget-friendly nature of the place make a combination you can;t beat. If you’re visiting Thailand for the first time you might want to consider coming to Koh Samui. It’s the second largest island in Thailand, and one of the most popular destinations, So while your browsing some Koh Samui vacation rentals please keep in mind some of the amazing things you need to do when you arrive. 1) Go Diving Koh Samui has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is a prime spot for diving. The water around Koh Samui is great for diving, and it’s considered one of the safest locations for first timers anywhere. If you don;t have any experience diving then you can learn from any number of diving schools, get certified, and be out on the water in no time. 2) Enjoy Some Street Food The street food in Thailand is world famous for being inexpensive, tasty, and one of the biggest draws for tourists. You shouldn’t miss the chance to expand your tastes, and save a little money in the process. One of the easiest tricks to avoid eating at the bad places is to look for the locals. If the local Thais are willing to eat there it’s a good bet the food is healthy and tasty. 3) Visit the Big Buddha The Big Buddha temple should definitely be on your list of things to see. The statue itself is made of gold and is one of the islands most prominent landmarks. When you first go to the temple you will note how it;s connected by a causeway to the island itself. Please be respectful when visiting the temple. 4) Go to the Samui Aquarium If you want to see some wildlife and are just looking for a place to relax for an afternoon then Samui Aquarium is it. The aquarium itself has been designed to mimic a fishing village so it might not quite be what you’re used to. It has a really diverse collection of sea life ranging from manta rays,...

Don’t Forget to Buy a Travel Insurance policy Before Your Next Overseas Trip!

Imagine yourself travelling to your dream destination abroad for the first time! The very thought can give you goose bumps out of sheer excitement, isn’t it? If given a chance, what would be on your list? Brand new clothes, accessories, adventure sports outfits, binoculars, DSLRs and first aid? But, before you go ahead, wait, and think! Like everything in life, travel is also accompanied by its set of risks. You might face a medical emergency in a foreign place where you do not have any personal contacts! What you can do instead is to choose a suitable travel insurance plan. Let’s have a look at the overall advantages of a travel insurance plan through certain examples: Case 1 Mr. Singh visited Bangkok, Thailand with his family. However, on reaching there, they discovered that one of their bags was missing. They consulted the airline authorities only to find that it might have been misplaced at the original destination itself and might have been lost! The family incurred the loss with only a half-hearted assurance from the authorities that if they find it, they will be contacted. Travel Insurance pays the cost of lost or misplaced baggage: If Mr. Singh had availed a travel insurance, the content of the bag would not have been found but their estimated monetary value could be reimbursed to the family. In its absence, even though the family was not responsible, they had to bear the loss personally. Case 2 Mr. Sahay is a social worker. He loves to travel to remote foreign locations with harsh weather conditions and unsuitable political situations to research on people’s lives there. While on such trip to Ireland last month, he fell extremely ill due to the spreading of hay fever in a village. Though, he was ready to spend money on medical treatment, there was no hospital or proper medical facility available nearby. The proper city hospital was located 5,000 miles away from where he was. He was not able to move and there were no proper facilities to carry him to the city hospital. Medical evacuation and expenses covered: A travel insurance plan can pay for his medical evacuation to the city where...

Backpacking Across Gozo And Malta

Backpacking Across Gozo And Malta

May 23, 2015

I have gravely misjudged Malta. My picture of Malta has dependably been that of a bundle occasion end. An island packed with visitors searching for the heavenly trinity of sun, shabby lager and a sandy shoreline.Till this late spring, I had never felt that you could truly pander to free explorer voyagers. Other biased confusions? Being settled amidst the Mediterranean , I additionally had this thought of you being lavish and hard to reach.(Image by egonwegh) I am happy to report that this all so distant from reality. Malta is exceptionally available, plan neighborly and cooks well to both free explorers and also the individuals who still incline toward their occasions to be complete. This is a smaller than normal aide stuffed with fundamental tips of how you can knapsack in style crosswise over Malta and Gozo. When Is It Best To Visit Gozo And Malta? It is best to visit Malta and Gozo in April/May or September/October. Notwithstanding, as I blog about this, even in late November, temperatures are 22c which is very nearly spring like temperatures . So my individual proposal is to visit all the more in the off season when the island is less gathered in addition to you are prone to show signs of improvement arrangement on flights and inns. Step By Step Instructions To Get There Flying from London you can jump on Thomson Airways, Ryanair or easyjet to Malta. To provide for you a thought of specimen admissions in the off season, you can fly out from London Luton to Malta for £60 return, going out on the fifth December and returning on the ninth December, 2015.. This is without considering extra gear charges in addition to flying from Luton. In any case, regardless it stays extremely plan inviting. Where To Stay I adore inns and lodgings yet progressively I am discovering explorers turning towards Airbnb for a more credible yet plan agreeable experience. On my first outing to Malta, I stayed in Valletta and it stays a standout amongst the most beautiful capital urban areas I have ever gone by. Pastizzi under control, I adored strolling the hypnotizing framework of noteworthy roads of this city lined...

What To Do In Aqaba, Jordan?

What To Do In Aqaba, Jordan?

May 20, 2015

The vast majority head to Aqaba in Jordan to make a go at swooping and snorkeling in the Red Sea. Keeping in mind that is cool, I came here to relax, do a bit of online work and see the city itself. Here are 5 things you can do in Aqaba on the off chance that you would prefer not to set out for some swooping or snorkeling so I worked my route through them.(Image by Colin) Early Islamic Ayla (The Lost City) Right in the downtown area of Aqaba are the remnants of an old city. Known as Early Islamic Ayla, these remnants are simply a little indication of a city that was once here. While its only a little zone with a couple of block establishment remains, it will keep archeologists upbeat and as its allowed to see, hikers can tick off an alternate “lost city”. Nightfall At Red Sea I used two nights in Aqaba and we stayed at the Al Shula Hotel on Raghadan Street. We requested a twofold room with an overhang perspective and this was completely astonishing for viewing the nightfall over the Red Sea. We used one night viewing the nightfall on the inn gallery. Going by Al Hussein Bin Ali Mosque Being Jordan, and being the Middle East, Mosques are all over and in all honesty, you never get exhausted of them. They all appear to emerge and be central focuses in towns. I seen a heap of the Mosques in Aqaba however will say the Al Hussein Bin Ali Mosque, as it is by all accounts the greatest and most champion Mosque in the city. Aqaba Castle Yes, this old city which sits pleasantly on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba likewise has a stronghold! While its as of now being redesigned prepared for an opening to visitors, you can at present look into it from the outside and walk your path round. The stronghold goes again to the times of the Crusaders and the thirteenth Century. Lawrence of Arabia clearly rode from here to Egypt to publish triumph in a war in 1916 where the Turks were removed. Border of 5 nations...

Exciting Gulet Cruises For Vacationers

Exciting Gulet Cruises For Vacationers

May 14, 2015

Gulets were originally used in the Southwestern coast of turkey. Gulets are traditional sailing vessels that were made from wood. The vessels are small in size and have today become popular with tourists who love cruising to their various destinations and attractions. . Currently, there are many places around the globe where you can enjoy Gulet cruise holidays as you visit your favorite places. These vessels have been modernized to include amenities and facilities that are essential for the perfect cruise. They have also been modernized to include essential navigational tools and engines to provide power and speed conveniently, just as the bigger cruise ships. Compared to cruise ships, the gullets are smaller and come with several other benefits. Most Gulet charters around the world have introduced experienced sailors in addition to the highly qualified crew aboard the Gulets. The boats are checked thoroughly to ensure that they are safe for cruises. They undergo regular maintenance check up. These Gulets vessels are available in different sizes so as to suit the different numbers of holidaying groups. You will find the right size of Gulet suitable for family cruise or even honeymoon cruises.(Image by pbrenko) Benefits of Gulets One of the main advantages of taking Gulet tours instead of cruise liners is that they offer exceptional privacy. The vessels are small hence when on your Gulets holiday; expect to find few people on board. Cruise ships can take thousands of holidaymakers and privacy will not be to its best on them. You will enjoy your privacy when there are less people on board these small vessels which can only take a few people. There are some Gulets which you can take all by yourself or with your friends or family. The Gulet cruises also have a complete crew that includes captains and cooks as well as other members who assist you in various areas as you cruise, such as cleaners. The accommodation in most Gulets is en-suite and many also features open seating dining areas besides other facilities such as cuisines, restaurants and bars. There are also a number of onboard activities that you can never afford to miss while you are on board these...

Top 7 Beaches in Florida For Family Vacation

Top 7 Beaches in Florida For Family Vacation

May 11, 2015

Florida is known to have some of the most fascinating beaches in the United States of America. The beaches feature beautiful white sands as well as unmatched clear waters that are most popular with family vacations. The beaches in Florida offer great opportunities not only for recreation but also for relaxation as well as learning. These beaches have various fun activities that are favorable for people of all ages. The top most amazing beaches in Florida include: Clearwater beach It has a reputation as one of the finest American beaches. The beaches broad and sandy shores attract many families from all over the world. The beach is also lined with numerous beach front hotels. Some of the most common activities offered by the beach include sunbathing, renting fishing boats, beach games such as volleyball, dolphin watching cruises or even visiting the mainland’s aquariums and museums.(Image by Oscar) Delray beach This is a 2 mile beach that attracts over 1 million visitors each year. It is known to be family friendly and popular with sunbathing, sandcastle building as well as swimming. During the nights, visitors get to enjoy the seafood restaurants, boutiques and even the cool architecture along the festive Atlantic Avenue. Some of the popular hotel along the beach includes the Seagate hotel. Sanibel beach Sanibel is an island that has earned a reputation of being one of the best shell islands. This is a great spot along Florida’s coastline where people go to gather perfectly intact shells of all sizes and shapes. The most remote stretch of sand as well as the quietest place on the island is the Bowman’s beach. Visitors also walk on the rustic boardwalk as they are attracted by the historic lighthouse at Lighthouse beach. Naples While at Naples, visitors enjoy the rolling waves on one side and the gleaming mansions on the other side. Some of the popular beaches in Naples include one on the 12th Avenue South and another at the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State park. The beaches are popular with family camps with several food stands on-site. South beach This is an international playground that offers non-stop nightlife, unique architecture and amazing sandy shores. Art deco masterpieces...