Tag: Travel

What makes cruises so appealing?

Cruises have been a popular holiday choice for couples of all ages and families travelling together for years, and increasingly they are delivering an exceptional travel experience for educational groups and students.  Cruising is an ideal choice for an adventure holiday due to the variety of destinations on offer, the different and often exotic departure […]

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London, Olympics 2012: one of many reasons to visit

The capital city of the United Kingdom has already hosted the Olympic Games twice, first in 1908 and then again in 1948, when the Olympics resumed after the havoc of World War II.  Now that London will be hosting the Olympics again this summer, the city holds the unique distinction of being the only place […]

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Tokyo, Japan: Both Traditional and Modern

Not only is Tokyo the capital city of Japan, it is also the world’s single biggest metropolitan area.  Located on Honshu, the largest of the many islands that make up Japan, Tokyo was largely destroyed during World War II and has been rebuilt since.  Because of this, the architectural footprint of the city is predominantly […]

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Top 10 most dangerous tourist attractions in the world

Some students on a gap year have nothing more hazardous in mind than learning an indigenous language so they can be more effective in a humanitarian pursuit whilst abroad.  Others, though, know that after their time of service has ended, they will want to unwind with an activity or two that will make their adrenaline […]

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Explore the Amazon!

Most people have heard of the Amazon, but they may not realise the sheer scale of this river and the rainforest basin that surrounds it.  In terms of water flow, the Amazon is by far the largest river on the planet, discharging more water than the combined flow of the next seven largest rivers. The […]

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Venice: a floating city in the Adriatic

Located in northeastern Italy, Venice is one of the world’s most fascinating cities.  One of its major claims to fame is the fact that the city is not located on the Italian mainland at all.  Instead, it is situated on more than a hundred different islands in a shallow lagoon off the Adriatic Sea.  Over […]

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Hong Kong: Where East Meets West

Hong Kong has a real buzz!  It is busy and vibrant and is a fascinating place to visit. The city is noisy and can be hot with a very high humidity level, so be prepared.  Do not let such trifles put you off though, a visit to Hong Kong is definitely worth the long flight […]

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Surf’s up all over the world

Surfing is one of those activities that can take its aficionados all over the world in their quest to find the best waves. Even better, some of the world’s best surfing hotspots are located in tropical paradises, while others adjoin major cities that offer a wealth of other entertainment for the tourist surfer. Waikiki, Hawaii One […]

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Music Festivals Around the World

One thing that draws tourists to locales both foreign and domestic is the chance to be exhilarated by the energy and excitement of a music festival. Travellers certainly have no shortage of such festivals to choose from. Located in places as diverse as Japan, the UK, and the USA, today’s most popular music festivals draw […]

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Marvellous Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo is the playground of millionaires, with its majestic vistas and fabulous architecture, but visitors on a wide range of budgets can find reasons to visit and enjoy all this stunning destination has to offer. Getting to Monte Carlo is as simple as hopping a helicopter from the airport, as fast as a high-speed […]

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