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5 Reasons You Should Experience Summer in the Philippines

The Philippines has been constantly touted as a prime summer destination for many years. Thanks to its rich history, diverse culture, stunning views, and warm people, this country has so much to offer. You’ll experience something unique in every island and province that you’ll visit.

Now that summer is in full swing, no doubt you’ll be planning your vacation soon. If you’re still unsure of your destination this year, you might want to consider these five reasons why you should experience solo travel in the Philippines.

Quench Your Thirst for Adventure

 

 

Despite the ongoing urbanization throughout the … Read more >>

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Guest Post: Best Things to do in Barbados

From its rich cultural heritage to its picturesque sandy beaches, Barbados is a fantastic location for a getaway vacation trip.

Beaches
Bathsheba Beach
Fantastic surfing is the main attraction at Bathsheba Beach on Barbados’ west coast where international surfing contests are held regularly. Don’t plan to swim, however, because the rock formations and rough water make swimming too dangerous. Visiting Bathsheba beach is free and complimentary parking and restrooms are available.

Dover Beach
Surfing is also a popular activity at Dover Beach. There is also an area away from the currents for swimming. Amenities include public restrooms, chair, and umbrella … Read more >>

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Traveler’s Guide to Perth’s Best Beaches

(Cottesloe Beach; Photo Credit)

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is known to be a very laid back city compared to other metropolitans in the country like Sydney and Melbourne. It has an amazing food scene, great selection of museums and galleries, and of course, paradise-like beaches.

Spending a lazy day on the beach is a perfect match for the residents of Perth’s relatively chill attitude. Most of the beaches around Perth have a shared quality of clear waters and sunny weather. So for travelers out there who are looking for great spots to go swimming, snorkeling, or simply … Read more >>

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Levi Long - May 13, 2019 - 7:40 am

Perfect place for surfing , Thinking to go there this summer . My board is ready))

Infograph: Airplane Classes (Why They Exist & How They Affect Revenue)

Check out this short read of an infograph that takes a look at what customers get in each airplane class of service, how that impacts airline revenue, and why airlines are exchanging first class seating for business class seating.

As a paying customer, I’m fine with the move. First class is awesome but it’s not worth the high price tag! Business class is just as comfortable and it’s a fraction of the cost of first class. That said, if I’m traveling with the whole family, I can get tickets for all of us in economy for less than the price … Read more >>

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Guest Post: Top 4 Instagram-Worthy Spots in Morocco

Morocco is full of vibrancy, life, color, fragrant spices, and so many beautiful spots. This is
why it is difficult to put together a list of the most Instagram-worthy spots in
Morocco, however, with research, we have come up with a list of the cities with so many picturesque spots, you’ll have plenty of options for photo ops that can add color to your Instagram feed.

1. The Sahara Desert

You simply cannot spend any time in Morocco without visiting the Sahara Desert. This
desert is simply out of this world and is the perfect destination for those who … Read more >>

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Haley - April 15, 2019 - 8:18 am

I love that blue wall with the color pots.

Guest Post: 5 Things Not To Do During The Singaporean Hungry Ghost Festival

If you’re superstitious like many Chinese, you’ll know that, around this time of year, ghosts are said to return to the land of the living. It’s a Chinese custom that’s always honored every seventh month of the Lunar Calendar, and it’s one that most Singaporeans are courteous enough to take note of. After all, you would want to offend a ghost, do you?

Unlike Halloween, the Hungry Ghost Festival isn’t fun and games, at all. It is believed that spirits return from the gates of Hell to feast, which is why there are numerous ceremonies and concerts around the island Read more >>

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