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T-R-A-V-E-L in Details

T-R-A-V-E-L in Details

Nov 5, 2014

Traveling has always been everybody’s dream, the dream to wander with nothing to worry about and find oneself, that euphoric feeling of letting go to whatever bothers you and focus on your inner self and free your mind to all the hustle of the city life. Listed below are the tips and tricks of traveling in details. Trust your Instincts In everything you do trust your instincts and follow your heart especially on where you’re going or where you’ll travel next.  Listen to your heart and dream of the next destination you’ll go to.  If you’ll do so, you’ll find the inner peace that you’ve never felt. (image by : Neal Sanche ) Restore Broken Relationships This may be a bit odd but yes traveling can help you mend broken relationships and build up new ones. Try to take someone you don’t usually get along with or someone and you’ll be surprised with the relationship you can build. It’s not every day that you’ll get to be with someone almost 27/7, take the time to talk things out and mend those broken relationships. Take time to know each other and develop new relationships. Traveling is always the best outlet for relationship build-up Always be Prepared It’s always important to be prepared.Things don’t always go your way or you can never control any situation so it’s best to be prepared most especially when traveling. Prepare a check list and always bring extra cash it’s always good to think of the worst case scenarios. Brining a medication or even just a Paracetamol and anti-histamines is a must. Its always good to be prepared since you’ll never know what would happen next most especially if you’re out of your comfort zone. Verify the dates and Cost at All Times You can never be too sure of anything that’s why it’s always, ALWAYS important to double check and re-verify the dates of your flights and the costs of your accommodation or anything that you would need to spend on simply because one wrong move can affect the other and a chain of unwanted activated can go a long way. Enlighten your soul Listen to what your heart has...

10 Strange Place Names

10 Strange Place Names

Jun 4, 2014

If the names of different places of the world give a clear replica of their nature, some places will turn out to be the most dangerous, unique or rather weird destinations to visit. However, some other places have got names which seem to be deliberately chosen just to embarrass or frustrate the people around or even visitors. However, it is said that these strange names come from great reasons which give the clear meaning as to why the place deserved the ‘harsh naming’. Some of the names will leave you rolling with laughter and others will even scare you, but the fact always remain that these places can turn out to be the best places to spend your vacation. Can you imagine your family posing for a photo near a sign posts written Fools City? That’s very interesting. Take a look on places with one of the strangest names. Dildo, Canada Is one of the places whose weird name has been into existence for the past 3 centuries and was found around fishing and whaling activities. The unfortunate place had been branded this name because of the phallic-like shape of its harbor. However, it stands out to be one of the most admired places in Canada.(image by Douglas Sprott) Saint Louis Du-Ha!-Ha! Quebec With this kind of a funny name many can agree that name of an actual parish municipality really makes no sense. However, asking the dwellers, they will say the name was derived from a First’s Nations’ word while the Ha! Ha! Come from the excitement of seeing the nearby lake. Dick Assman This place found in Canada remains a wonder for many travelers who keep on asking for this man, who is a gas station owner in Saskatchewan and made famous by David Letterman, and from that moment the place was called Dick Assman. It doesn’t matter on how you pronounce it, but the meaning still remains. Nothing, Arizona When visiting this place it will be hard to mention its name. Don’t worry the Americans will tell you that the name carry history of how the people who once lived here had nothing to hope, work or even believe! Titty Hil...

3 New Destinations to Try in 2014

3 New Destinations to Try in 2014

Jun 1, 2014

TUNISIA If you have been at a crossroads wondering where to go for your holidays in 2014, then wonder no more as Tunisia has everything you could ever want in a holiday. From its broad sweeps of beaches overlooked by quaint sugar cubed houses to grand ancient ruins and the extensive golden dunes of the Sahara Desert, it is a complex blend of breathtaking landscapes that make North Africa so enchanting. It is no wonder that its sceneries have enticed the hearts of movie makers and have been the glorious locations for many movies. These incredible sceneries make luxury holidays in Tunisia a popular choice. Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and is an incredible maze of alleyways, fusion of cultures and chaotic souks whose colorful spices and handicraft will force you to haggle for a worthwhile treasure to take home with you that you can place in your home to remember your holiday forever. Having had enough of the city you can venture out to the dazzling Chotta El Jeridsalt pan, walk through the underground tunnel of El Jem to explore the Roman amphitheatre or ride a camel and venture out into the desert sandy dunes. The beach life in Tunisia is also not disappointing as the long rambling coast along the Mediterranean has something appealing for every beach lover.(image by Dennis Jarvis) Tunisia also benefits from a great year round climate with hot summers and mild winters. It is the perfect location for any time of year whether It be to escape the cold and dark winter at home or to work on a fantastic tan laid out on a beach or by the pool in the summer months. ITALY Italy is the kind of destination that one can never get enough of, travelers keep returning each year and in 2014 the trend is unsurprisingly seemingly more or less the same. Its awe inspiring art and architecture, amazing cities such as Venice and Rome soaked up in rich history, stunning historical ruins, sun kissed olive groves and vineyards and the sparkling waters of Lake Como and the Mediterranean keep enticing visitors to explore this boot shaped country.(image by Moyan Brenn) If you...

3 Great Places to Visit from Malaysia

3 Great Places to Visit from Malaysia

May 31, 2014

BURMA Burma is one of the least visited countries in South East Asia and has endured a tumultuous past under military dictatorship and still on the threshold of rehabilitation. Its economy is not anything to write home about but its rich cultural legacy, massive golden pagodas, wondrousarcheological sites and fascinating ethnic diversity offer off the beaten path experience for those seeking new horizons to explore. Burma has a lot of attractions which include; its capital city Yangon with its lush green parks and ancient temples and golden pagodas, the Golden Rock amazingly balanced at the edge of a crag of Paung Laung Mountain chain, Bagan located along the banks of Ayeyarwaddy River, the misty Inle Lake and the Pindayya cave with its thousands of Buddha images. Besides its attractions, the Burmese people are friendly and still value and practice their ancient traditions. On holidays to Burma you can explore the hill top villages and interact with these interesting people and do not ignore their spicy delicacies which are normally hot with chilly.(image by Alex Saurel ) There are many ways to access Burma from Malaysia which is by air, land or sea. By land it is possible to travel via trains and forget about the honking and the traffic jams and also be able to go through patches of land that would be impossible to see by traveling via the major highway routes. In this part of Asia, the train is by far the most favorite means of transport and if you are seeking to immerse into the Asian culture, then it is the way to go. MALDIVES The easiest way to get to the Maldivian archipelago from Malaysia is by air. The Maldives is abundant in natural beauty be it marine or geographical. With its numerous islands strewn with ancient Buddhist temples, highlighted by colorful coral reefs and breathtaking beaches lapped by turquoise waters. After a four hours flight from Malaysia, your travel woes will melt away as soon as you step in this heavenly archipelago that has seduced honeymooners, families and lovers for ages. It is a place to kick off your boots and relaxed amidst its paradisiacal atmosphere and sleeping to...

5 Amazing Facts About The 7 Wonders Of The World

5 Amazing Facts About The 7 Wonders Of The World

Apr 19, 2014

As the Englishmen said, wonders will never cease, this is surely true considering the rate at which the dynamic world keeps on changing in terms of natural features and the trends of the wild life. However, the seven wonders of the world have left many dazzled due to their enchanting features that will blow your mind. However, all the paintings and drawings of these amazing wonders of the world stem from the imaginations of artists who lived long after the six wonders of the world perished. The oldest known reference to a 7 wonder listing is dated back to the 5th century BC by Herodotus, the famous Greek Historian. Some of the important lists were believed to have been kept in the Library of Alexandria. But sadly, in 48 BC, a calamitous fire consumed hundreds of irreplaceable scrolls documenting ancient history. This setback will not prevent our pursuit of knowing these amazing wonders of the world. Here are summary: Great Wall of China It’s considered to be the largest building in the world with about 5,499 miles long and 20 feet wide. It was built to link existing fortifications into a united defense system and kept invading Mongol tribes out of China. It is said that thousands of lives have been sacrificed to build this structure. It is said that the Great Wall is the only object that can be seen from space with the naked eye.(image by Terry Kearney) Chichen Itza This is a ruin on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. It is the most famous temple city, which served as the political and economic center of the Mayan civilization. During the spring and fall equinoxes, the sun directly falls upon on the Chichen Itza. Christ the Redeemer Found in Brazil, this statue of Jesus is 38 meters talon top of Corcovado Mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro. The statue took 5 years to build and is a quick symbol of city and welcoming warmth of the Brazilians. In 2010, there was a scandal involving an unknown artist who spray painted the sacred statue but later removed. The Roman Colosseum This amphitheater found in Italy was built to give favors to successful legionnaires and...