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Best Caribbean beaches

Even if you’ve been there and done that, chilling on a Caribbean beach never gets old. Whether you like snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing, people-watching on party beaches or the sand less traveled where you draw your own private line in the sand, our island-by-island guide can help you find the best sandy swaths under the sun. Anguilla On a typical sunny day, which is virtually every day, Merrywing Bay is the capital of calm. Unless Sports Illustrated is there photographing the 2017 swimsuit issue at The Reef […]

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Six Tips to Ensure Safe and Stress-Free Air Travel with Pets

It’s your first time to bring Fluffy with you on your holiday vacation. Exciting, isn’t it? However, traveling by air can be a real disaster for both you and your pet if you fail to do the necessary preparations. Are you and your pet ready for the journey? The following tips can help you make your travel with pets a safe, hassle-free, and comfortable one. Know the Pet Policies Airlines that allow their passengers to bring their pets along with them in the flight impose certain policies. […]

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Online Travel Agents vs. High Street Travel Agents

Once upon a time, when people wanted to book a holiday they went to see the travel agent. Usually found on a high street with heavy pedestrian traffic, the travel agent was the start of vacation dreams for several decades – until a new, flashier kid arrived on the block. With the advent of the internet age, life for travel agents and holidaymakers changed forever. Now, we can go online and find the best deals to suit us, all without paying a hefty arrangement fee to a […]

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Survive The Travel Agent Hard-Sell

Estate agents have a worldwide reputation for exaggerating the good points of something they are trying to sell and downplaying the bad – but they’re not alone. This ‘selective editing’ tactic is used by any professional company trying to sell something; the trick is to learn to see through their statements and find the truth. When it comes to travel agents, it’s all the more difficult to trust them. For a start, unlike when you’re with a realtor, you aren’t there to view the hotel you will […]

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Why Hostels Aren’t Just For Students and Backpackers

When going on vacation, the cost of accommodation while you are away is one of the biggest drains on your budget. It would seem that no matter where you go in the world, hotels are always expensive places to stay – leaving you less money for enjoying yourself and having fun. Yet most of us cling to the concept of hotels as clean, enjoyable places to stay – and book ourselves in despite the cost. On the flip side, the word ‘hostel’ is one that triggers terrifying […]

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Three Unusual Tourist-Friendly Cities in Europe

When traveling a trip to Europe, certain countries naturally suggest themselves to your itinerary Everyone wants to visit the usual places; Italy, Spain, France, England, Holland and the Czech Republic. All of the aforementioned have a city, tourist attraction or night life that is tempting to any possible tourist. However, if you limit yourself to the well known tourist destinations in Europe, you may miss out on some wonderful places to see and experience. Here’s three European countries to consider adding to you want-to-visit list: Ireland The […]

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Essentials in Travel

Your passport is only one of the few essential things you must remember to bring along with you when you travel. Yes, there’s sunscreen, guidebooks, your camera, and mobile phone. Also there are other important travel documents that you must have handy if you plan on crossing several borders on your trip. You don’t want to be the only one of your friends to have to trudge back home from the airport, not having been admitted entry to another country because you were missing some identification. There’s […]

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Backpack Traveling

We see them walking either singly or in tandem, sometimes in small groups of threes and fours dodging cars in city streets, sometimes stopping and browsing cards and things in some souvenir shops. They travel with that ubiquitous backpacks with them everywhere they go. They have been called several names, some flattering, some funny, and some downright insulting tags. The most fitting of all is probably extreme budget travelers. Travel fever Why travel at all if you only have such meager resources in places halfway around the […]

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Are You A Backpack Traveler?

There are several ways to travel travel light, travel fast, travel in style, or doing your travel backpack style. In this list, backpack traveling gets the most flak from people who knew very little what it means, especially about the people who do travel backpack style. One thing is for certain – backpack travelers pay the cheapest. From the experienced backpackers themselves, backpack traveling is one great way to travel around the world on the cheap. You learn to be frugal and be able to exercise your […]

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Adventure Travel for the Free-Spirited Individual

Adventure tourism is now one of the fastest growing trends in travel business. It started with Leo Le Bon who co-founded the world’s first adventure travel company—Mountain Tours with other eight travel mates. Le Bon and others made the first commercial journey to the Annapurna region of Nepal. Since then, the travel business grew rapidly resulting to a plethora of travel companies that offer adventure vacations. Classifying an adventure travel however pose a little difficulty in defining what exactly it means. Adventure travel depends on the level […]

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