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The New Year approaches inexorably. If you still don’t know where best to celebrate the holiday, think about celebrating New Years in Cuba. Crystal white beaches are undoubtedly pleasant, and blue waters seem more inspiring than snowdrifts outside the window.
Just imagine warm waves of the Caribbean gently caressing your body, and bright sunlight warming you on a beautiful beach. You will feel nothing but relaxation and joy when celebrating your New Year holidays like that. Add grandiose festivals, lively parties, and friendly locals – and you get a dream New Year Holiday!
Mexico is an amazing country to travel in. The capital, Mexico City, is considered one of the top world capitals, ranking fourth in population.
Nearly 20 million people live there. One of the most picturesque corners of the planet is a favorite place for fans of night clubs who prefer an incendiary rhythm of music and for judges of beach rest on the shore of an enticing, caressing sea.
Mexico is also a cradle of ancient civilizations, Maya and the Indian tribe of Aztecs, who disappeared leaving many secrets behind.(more…)
You will see many places, and unpack a suitcase only once
On a cruise you unpack only once, and then your floating hotel brings you from one city to the other, from one land to another. You don’t need to worry about train or ferry schedules, and you don’t have to drag a heavy suitcase along paved streets. Every morning you wake up in a new place.
Not able to decide between Saint Lucia and Barbados, or between Italy and Spain? There is no need to make a choice! Decide on a direction and visit all the cities you want to see.
More and more hotels have now become attractions in themselves: an ice hotel, an underwater hotel, and even a salt hotel! Let’s look at the most unusual hotels in the world:
Ecocamp Patagonia – Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
This hotel combines luxury and minimal interference with the environment. Each room is a separate tent-dome, and all guests receive comfortable accommodations and necessary amenities. The hotel is built of environmentally friendly materials and uses renewable energy sources.(more…)
Fans of shopping should pay special attention to the shopping center located in the port of Miami; the huge number of fashion brands will excite you. At this shopping mall it’s possible to find literally any goods and to get them at the most attractive prices.
If you are planning to travel around the state and not stay in one city, we suggest that you rent a car. This would be a wise and money-saving decision, especially if you are traveling with a group. (more…)
Hong Kong is a special place where it is possible to be engaged in a bunch of entertaining pursuits – including shopping, sampling Cantonese cuisine at local restaurants, and vivid nightlife. Many visitors, however, miss some of the most exciting activities they could experience here.
While you’re exploring noticeable things like soaring skyscrapers, superb cuisine, enterprising business ventures, and glowing night life – this former British colony also offers a number of amazing attractions to be aware of.
See below our list of the best things to visit in Hong Kong:
SUNRISE OVER SAI KUNG
Perhaps Hong Kong isn’t the first vacation spot that occurs to you when you think of paradise beaches in a far-away country. However, the city has a number of marvelous coastline beaches, big and small, scattered across the territory’s numerous islands. If you have time, plan to spend a day at Sai Kung on the Gulf of Big Waves (Ty Long Wang).
It is possible to rent a tent here and spend a pleasant night on the beach, and not so many tourists have discovered this lovely place.
The best recommendation for people who have come to Hong Kong only for a short period is to “hike the dragon’s back.”
This walk along a ridge with the ocean and beaches on one side and the city on the other will take about an hour and a half, and you will be able to admire tremendous views and landscapes.
Being part of the Hong Kong trail, Dragon’s Back has great scenery and wonderful hiking trails. Don’t miss the chance to explore one of the most beautiful hiking spots in Asia!
BE PHOTOGRAPHED AT PEAK
The most significant place which needs to be visited in Hong Kong is Victoria Peak, a marvelous place which attracts thousands of tourists.
The popularity of this peak is not surprising as it is the best spot to take tremendous pictures of this crowded, multicultural, busy city that looks stunning from this point.
Here you can also take pictures of the well-known skyscrapers of Hong Kong.
SPEND AN INSTANT OF TRANQUILITY AT BIG BUDDHA
Tian Tan Buddha is widely known as the Big Buddha. It is situated at the top of a mountain on the island of Lantau, where Hong Kong airport is located. Big Buddha sits serenely, looking down on crowds of meditating tourists.
After visiting Buddha, we suggest that you go down to Nong Ping on the funicular – from which it is possible to admire fascinating 360 views of the island as you descend the mountain.
Stanley is a seaside city with fresh sea breezes and stunning views. It stretches along two different bays on a small peninsula and is a perfect place to purchase souvenirs.
Shops, restaurants and bars are located on the western bay, where tourist events are also held. At the same time in east bay, a set of water sports is offered.
This pleasant short trip by bus from downtown is an excellent way to spend a quiet day on the seashore.
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Why do people love travel so much? Why is everyone nowadays literally crazy about exploring new lands? Read our article to clarify the advantages of traveling for an average person.
Get Away from Daily Routine
People do the same things every day, and this makes them bored. Sometimes it is important to change something in your life, even for a short period. Your brain gets fresh information; with new emotions and fresh impressions, the nervous system rehabilitates. When you feel that your daily life is not bearable anymore, try changing the place where you are; feel the difference in surroundings, people, traditions, way of life, and culture.
Traveling will definitely get you out of your comfort zone, and it is well worth it. You’ll find out how different you are when visiting new places. – how resourceful and strong you become when visiting foreign countries and cities and exploring new cultures.
Meet new People
Nowadays traveling is extremely popular. People like to travel, and one of the main reasons is the possibility of meeting foreigners who could become friends. This is a strong reason why many people become travel addicts. When you start meeting people totally different from those who live in your home country and city, you can’t stop. This is a completely different experience, which gives you an opportunity to see how the world is multifarious and bright.
Learn from different cultures and know a lot of new information from those you meet while traveling. They could be your new neighbors; people you meet during your stay in the country, or even your hosts.
Broaden Your Horizons
Another reason why people love traveling is their love for self-development. When you travel abroad, you explore different cultures, lifestyles, and ways of doing business. You can become a part of this life and make some useful contacts.
You can learn a lot from those who live in another country: we suggest that you live abroad for some time. In this case, you will see different ways to communicate, conduct business, and do everyday things.
Know Yourself Better
Do you think you know everything about yourself? You cannot say for sure if you live in the same conditions and surroundings all your life. When you arrive in a foreign country and experience a different lifestyle, you discover your most unexpected characteristics and features.
At the same time, when you come back home, you have an opportunity to look at your life from a different angle. Remember that traveling is one of the best ways to learn more about yourself.
Enjoy your life
The colors of life seem pale while living an everyday routine. Traveling helps you to enjoy every single moment on your trip and feel the brightness of life. Going new places and exploring unknown lands helps you to better appreciate your lifestyle, the people around you, and yourself. When you come back, you will perceive everything that you have differently.
You will remember a successful journey by car for all your life. While traveling by car you can see not only the big tourist cities, but also small cozy villages, enjoy the unexplored places and beautiful nature sights.
The car gives freedom of choosing your own way to travel and road to take. Moreover, travel by car saves your budget significantly. It gives you so many incredible emptions and unexpected views that no other way of traveling can provide.
Use Interactive Maps and Apps
Every road begins with a good plan. If you going to hit the road in any country of the world – start with exploring maps. Plan your stops, the best places to visit and the most exciting panoramas to take photo of. Use maps to make your route, to identify the best way to get to a certain point. Adjust the route to your tastes and desires. Identify the approximate duration of your trip and start a journey
Choose a right car
A car that you want to take depends on the roads you going to explore and type of a trip you are willing to take. Think whether the four-wheel drive and high clearance is necessary to you, whether you want to take the cabriolet or perhaps something else. Reserve the car in advance, choose an unlimited run (if you don’t know how long will be a trip) don’t forget to buy an insurance!
If the travel is long, of few months or more, perhaps, it is worth thinking of purchase of the used car which can be sold at the end. Surely check the conditions carefully before receiving and signing of the contract.
Prepare a Playlist for your Trip
There few things are so closely connected as music and the long road. You cannot even imagine how good music in your car can make your trip unexpectedly wonderful and even change the whole travel mood. Record your favorite songs on your smartphone playlist (and don’t forget an USB cable).
Also it is worth checking local radio. It is an excellent opportunity to listen to music which you will never hear in your home country. Music has to be very invigorating, and make a long driving comfortable.
Take food and camping with you
Do you know when you are going to eat next time? Do you know how long will the road take and how tired you will be? May be you will be tired and exhausted in the middle of the road? The best idea for this situation is to take all necessary with you. Camping and food are ideal choice for those who is planning a long journey.