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Magnificent beaches for enjoying water sports are the main gems of Tenerife. Millions of people flock in its beaches for witnessing the golden sand swathes and gorgeous black seashores. Yet, tourists always long for the yellowish sands while sun tanning under the warm sun. Everyone who visits Tenerife will be proud of their tans after returning

Nobody can doubt that Tenerife remains as a perfect destination for summer holidays, thanks to its warm climate for the whole year. With seven hours of the sun shining each day, everyone can enjoy stable temperature, range from 20 – 22° C. It makes the country has its own characteristics as the heaven of outdoor happenings. Every tourist always visits this island’s Southern part due to its higher sun exposures with less downpour level throughout the year.

Del Duque Beach and El Medano are among top places of the southern, famous beaches in the island. All tourists can enjoy all kinds of accommodations in forms of villas and hotels, magnificent tourism resorts, and many other amazing places. Both beaches appeal winder surfers and scuba divers though other activities like speed boating, and jet skiing are not less popular.

Yet, beaches are not the only appeal of this lovely island. Spending holidays in Tenerife will be more impressive with wonderful villages which are full of historical building. All villages are adorned with natural, beautiful plants that are rarely found on other parts of the universe. Some cities offer excellent shopping districts with less taxes applied so be ready to shop till you drop. What you need is strong stamina to wander around and enough money to pay for your credit cards bills in the coming month. Shopping beautiful handicrafts is what every tourist dreams.

Expect to have unforgettable nightlife during your visit. Get your best outfit and enjoy the vibrant pubs and nightclubs to ease the lonely nights. Tenerife is surely your best escapism in day and night.

 

July 27, 2013 Destinations

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Never let your first cruising experience ruin your wonderful vacation. There is always the first time for everything, and when this is the first time for you to enjoy floating within luxury cruise, then you should make good preparation. First of all, it is best to know that you are not a kind of a person who are prone to get sea sick. If you are, it does not mean that you should vanish your dream in cruising. There are still some ways to enjoy sea travel by choosing the upper deck. You may have to pay higher than those in the cabin, because you do not feel the swaying movement due to sea waves.

Next, when you think that you are ready to party, then you should prepare the best outfit. Most luxury cruises oblige passengers to dress formally on first class passengers’ cabins. However, there are also some cruises that do not make any regulation about any kind of outfit, like Disney Cruise. For less formal regulation, it is best to choose summer trip cruises which usually travel to tropical islands. You can enjoy the warm sun from the deck patio or swim at the swimming pool which becomes one of the amenities of the cruises.

Leaving on a cruise during winter should be taken into serious consideration because winter on the sea can be very freezing. Warm clothes are the best to be worn in the ship and you can count how many days you are going to float above the sea. Just wear any piece more than once as you can just mix and match each of them with several different trousers or skirts.

The last but not least, taking certain medicines will be the best step because no matter how luxurious the cruise is, it may not provide the medicine that you will need. This is especially when you have certain disease that needs routine medicine taking. But still, just pray that you will remain fit and healthy while cruising. Have a nice trip!

July 27, 2013 Cruises

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Do you plan to enjoy Sochi’s 2014 Winter Olympics? If so, then you should not miss taking a thrill by visiting a theme park which is located adjacent to the Russia’s Olympic village. The newly built Sochi Adventure Park will finish in the end of 2013. Expect to enjoy another adventure in this hundreds of millions dollars park which various attractions and rides. This extravagant park will stand proudly among several major attractions beside the Olympic venues like apartments, hotels, shopping districts and many more.

This place will boast on its various kinds of thrilling roller coasters and other kinds of themed lands with strong Russian culture, history, legends and folklores. There are also thirty-five rides for those who want to pump up their adrenaline. Check out its tallest 3,500-feet coaster with horseshoe shape and loop twist or the 1,200-feet coaster for wilder experience. There are also theater with 5-dimension special effects, simulators with high-end sci-fi, flying theater about Russia’s Flight, and the challenging dark ride in Journey Into the Darkness.

Kids will find this amusement park as their best place to visit as it can deliver unforgettable experiences. They will enjoy visiting Enchanted Forest that features fairy tales of Russian or Science Fiction as they will find space fantasy with magnificent background setting. They will also learn about Russian history when visiting Fortress of Warriors, revealing literary heroes of this great country. This park also introduces a tribute on historical Winter Olympics as visitors can find out about histories of Winter Olympics throughout years.

There are still other forms of entertainments like fire and laser effect nights, the top Russian circus, puppet shows, carnival rides, and various kinds of exhibitions. Smaller kids will also enjoy some rides like teacups, carousel, merry-go-round, mini train for toddlers, and hundreds of games for total amusement.

July 27, 2013 News

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Cruising is always an adorable adventure for everyone who has never experienced any sea travel. However, some individuals hesitate to try cruising as they think that they will break their bank accounts for paying the sea travel by cruise. It is best to try finding discounted prices or special packages on cruise companies as they usually offer regular discounts on certain periods.

It is worth trying to enjoy Mediterranean Cruise. Sailing from the beginning of May up to the mid of October, this cruise will meet your desire in enjoying fascinating sea travel with good amenities. Enjoying the beauty of Caribbean island while enjoying Caribbean dishes on the cruise’s fancy restaurant will deliver unforgettable experience that everyone used to dream on.

What makes cruising enjoyable is that you only have to pay for the ticket. This is because food and other activities on-board are included. There are so many activities that you can do within the cruise and you should not worry about your daily menus—unless you would like to try special menus that the restaurants offer. Keep in mind that there will be higher cost for those extra food though it may be worth paying. Decide for yourself, whether you need to try additional menus or not. Besides, you can also enjoy the comfortable rooms within the cruise though you can also enjoy high-priced rooms with better and more elegant facilities.

It is best to find cruising package on fall because the price can be much lower as compared to summer travel. However, it is best to find more information about specific climate on the destination. This is because there are mostly extreme changes on climate that urges many cruises for cancelling their trips. So, make sure that you enjoy your cruise travel by choosing the best sea travel agent.

July 27, 2013 Cruises

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Have you ever tried to stop by at a seafood restaurant roadside and have yourself a tasty lobster roll? Have you ever imagined that you can have it as your main dinner menu with your family? Some people think that lobster roll is hard to find, and it is somewhat true. Lobster roll is only available on certain coastline areas and they cost higher as compared to other kinds of seafood. You will have to pay more when you enjoy them on seafood restaurants and this makes sense when you can save a lot if you know a great recipe in enjoying them.

At least, try to find two or three lobsters if you think that you are able to manage those live creatures. But, if it is hard for you to ‘conquer’ them, you can try buying the fully cooked ones. They are ready for becoming salads or other recipes. First, take out its meat and throw all its knuckles, claws, and tail. Cut the meat into pieces, based on your needs and taste.

Next, prepare carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes and other kind of your favorite veggies. Peel them all and dice them. Add mayonnaise and tarragon on them, then mix them all with those pieces of lobsters. You can add some salt and pepper if you want to. You can enjoy it either in cold or hot condition, as you like. For faster preparation, you can just roast the lobster roll while adding low fat butter for your lunch menus. Your kids can also enjoy them as they are very beneficial for their health as well.

Preparing lobster roll is very easy as long as you can explore your creativity. Visiting some seafood restaurants, or browsing for various recipes online can bring some great ideas for you to try your own cuisines.

July 27, 2013 Cruises

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Most of us think that it is safe to place our important travel documents in the safety box in a hotel. Though it is true for some reasons, we have to be very cautious about keeping our important files, especially when we have to travel abroad. There are many true cases about tourists, who have to find difficulties because they lose their important documents during their travel abroad. Ironically, they lost them on the hotels, the place where they stayed and placed everything safely.

When we think that our traveling moment is full of fun activities, we should face bitter facts that we are losing our vital belongings, which can bring major disaster. So, wherever you spend you holidays, it is important to keep important things organized. Keep in mind that there are some points that you should follow. They include:

#1 .Make a list of stuff

It is important to make a list as you place those goods within your bags. They include passports, visas, airline tickets, all kinds of ID cards. Do not list only the items, but make sure you write all important series of numbers on each document. It will be very helpful when you lose them. Or, make at least two copies on every document and you should bring them anywhere when you travel. This is much safer.

#2 Make A List of Important Numbers

Never forget to note every contact that you deal with. It includes airline ticket company, hotel’s phone number, embassy, and your relatives, back on your country as they can help you in contacting authorized institutions if you lose some vital documents.

It is important to bring a file folder with you. You may recall those school days as you brought all your paperwork within. Keep in mind that a file folder is very much helpful in making you organized. The main important thing to do is not being panic when you face unexpected things because it will make everything worse.

July 27, 2013 Travel tips

iTunes has done it for you yet another time. iBooks has come up with the latest publication of Lonely Planet, The Travel Book, in such an appealing manner as no one else could have.
The Travel Book was published, electronically, on April 12, 2013.

Characteristic features of The Travel Book include:
• An index of 229 countries
• Easy A-Z navigation
• Over 800 dazzling images to take you to the heart of that destination
• Highlights on “Top Things to See & Do” for 229 countries
• Cultural insights of each country including food & drinks, traditional attires, marketplaces, monuments, iconic trademarks
• Map of every country with significant cities plotted
• Search function so that the information you desire is at your doorstep
• Highlighting function so that you can prioritize your trip
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If you choose to download it from iTunes, you can enjoy the following enhancements:
• Tempting images and lucrative photo gallery for exploring each country
• 18 interactive guided tours of some of the world’s most exotic spots
• 10 breathtaking videos that make your heart crave for the destination
• 25 interactive maps that take you on a tour of some of the world’s most renowned attractions
• Easily accessible links to find the other interesting travel eBooks on the Apple store
• Links to take you to the best online travel resources at LonelyPlanet.com

Reminder: This ebook can only be viewed using:
I. iBooks 3.0 or later on an iPad.
II. iOS 5.1 or later is required.

July 25, 2013 News

For years, European countries become the main destination for tourists throughout the world. This continent hosts magnificent countries as all of them have various historical stories with great influence on world’s political and economical aspect. Most cities in Europe have major contribution in the World War II as well as other historical moments.

Tourists throughout the world will adore the great buildings which become the silent witnesses of Nazi’s or Fascist regimes in Germany and Italy. Everyone can also witness the grandeur of the Roman’s empire from The Colosseum. Both countries are now also famous as the center of education and fashion. This can be one of so many reasons, why Italy and German are always fascinating for most tourists.

French is another tourism destination which attracts people who want to enjoy its natural beauty as well as fashionable products. As the Mecca of latest fashion, cities in French are always flooded with those fashionistas who are crazed over breathtaking designer products. Another amazing destination is the Alps. It is another magnet for those adventurers who adore the beauty of snowfall while enjoying winter sports.

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Most European countries are safe, especially those rich countries like Norway, Switzerland, and other Scandinavian countries. People find out that having a trip to European countries is worth doing as they do not only enjoy new experiences in traveling, but they are also free from hazardous threats or crimes, including terrorism. It makes sense when most European countries really apply strict rules to tourists or immigrants from third world countries because of safety reasons.

However, the only drawback of spending holidays in Europe is the high expenses. Tourists have to use Euro for shopping and those who are from third world countries have to spend much in paying flight tickets and hotel rates as well as buying souvenirs and meals. But it seems that nobody cares about it as visits to Europe remains stable for years till now.

July 10, 2013 Destinations

Do you plan to spend this holiday by taking a luxury cruise? If this is the first time for you, then you might be curious in what facilities that you can enjoy within that elegant boat. These days, cruising is no longer an extraordinary experience as there are various kinds of cruises with varied costs and facilities. First timers may have to adjust their budgets before choosing cruises with their offered amenities.

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It is common to find some cruises offering tropical destinations with their incredible, white sandy beaches which are rich of the country’s cultures. The cruises will take passengers for sightseeing tours, as they are included on the travel package deals. It is best to find luxurious cruises with years of establishment as they usually have experienced staff with high level of hospitality. Your will feel like living in a floating hotel and enjoy luxury amenities like what you experience on most five-star hotels. Luxury cruise also provides delectable menus from its five-star restaurants though passengers can just enjoy their meals on either rooms or the restaurant itself. If you are on your special diet, you can just mention it to the restaurant staff so that your order will be delivered based on your order.

As explained before, luxury cruising will give the best experience of sea travel where you can just comfort yourself with elegant amenities and pampering entertainment like live piano, theater and other talented singers and dancers to enlighten the nights. If you travel with smaller kids, you still can enjoy cruise entertainment as there are usually babysitting service.

Try some excellent cruising services like Mediterranean or Caribbean cruising where you will be amazed by outstanding panoramas from your windows’ cabin. You still can enjoy your regular outdoor activities like swimming or golfing as luxury cruises provide sports facilities like golf and tennis courses. So, happy cruising!

 

July 10, 2013 Cruises

You must have heard about tips in spending holidays with limited budget, and you will be suggested to make advanced booking. Yes, it is an old tips which are always effective though there are still some other suggestions that you can apply for minimizing your expenses during your visit on other cities or countries.

If you think that you cannot go to European countries with limited budget, then you are wrong. You still can enjoy beautiful places on Europe as long as you know where to explore without spending much on transportation. Most European countries have small, yet beautiful cities that tourists can explore by foot.  Besides, renting a car can be somewhat complicated because many small cities have fewer parking spaces. Renting cars will be effective when we want to explore country sides which are available on almost all European countries.

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Using public transportation is also efficient because most of them are low cost as they can take visitors to various places. Trains can even take visitors to some countries in shorter time. One can go from London to Cannes for about nine hours with very affordable prices. Besides, many public transportations in European countries are safe from criminals.

Reducing costs on flight charges is beneficial because bringing many bags will charge high on flight travels. Traveling does not require too much stuff to bring. Just choose the most important small things to bring on the handbags or second bags that you can bring along with you. Costs for weight fees are varied, depending on the airlines and the distances. But you can minimize your budget significantly and you do not have bring heavy bags as well.

You can avoid buying snacks on the airport because they can cost too much. Just prepare yourself from home without feeling hungry so that you do not have to spend hundreds of dollars on one of fast food restaurants in the airport. Happy traveling!

July 10, 2013 Travel tips

Mexico is always outstanding when it comes to its historical places, cultural heritages, and surely cuisines. When it comes to restaurant options, tourists will never have any shortage of Mexican food with authentic recipes from native, experienced chefs. One of the most recommended Yucatan cuisine include black beans to replace beans or rice and they are served with stewed and marinated chicken.

Another recommended recipe is steamed spices pork shoulder with banana leaves as its wrapping. The leaves are used for keeping the spices flavor works well so that the food can absorb the spices’ flavor easier. Both tourists and natives like this traditional recipe. Some people who want to try this recipe can just replace pork with chicken or cow for religious reason and it also delivers the same taste. Some other options include turkey (pavo) as it is also rich in proteins. Most traditional Mexican or Yucatan recipes have strong flavors of red sauce with peppery and sweet taste.

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Seafood is another delight from Mexican cuisines as tourists always love to have fresh seafood in several restaurants in Mexico. Among various sea creatures, which are very delicious and healthy to munch include dolphin, white shrimp, grouper, snapper, octopus and definitely lobster. Some restaurants only serve simple recipes for their seafood servings as they are provided along with peppers, tomatoes, onions, and cilantro as the must-included spice on all Mexican cuisines. Especially for Yucatan recipes, they mostly emphasizes on the combination of Arabic and Asian recipes where everyone will always enjoy all kinds of meats with onions and roasted tomatoes as for the sauces ingredients.

Among the best regions in Mexico where there are so many options of authentic Mexican restaurants such as Alcapulco, Los Gabos, Veracruz or Oaxaca. Surely, anyone who has more tine in exploring many cities in Mexico will find abundant options of Yucatan or Mexican cuisines in almost every restaurant in every city in Mexico.

July 10, 2013 Cruises