Archive for the ‘Adventure’ Category

Vacation in Tokyo

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

tokyo travelTokyo, Japan is regarded as one of the most amazing places all over the world. It also presents a variety of items to discover. Tokyo also has best resorts for outstanding lodging service. Some of the fine resorts are four the season resorts namely- Mandarian resort, Royal Park Hotel and Park-Hyatt Hotel. Tokyo dome desert is considered as one of the greatest hotels in the entire Tokyo. These are the reasons why Tokyo should be the best holiday destination for you.

• Fuji rock festival- Visit Niigata for the Fuji rock festival at the end of August, if you are present in Japan. Bring your sunburn lotion along, as it turns too hot in the hills. March on the landscape and chill out as you travel between the diverse stages or you can take a dip into the river that passes through the center of the area during midday.

• Kyoto- Kyoto leaks out the history and charm of Japanese stylishness. It is the old capital and customary heart of the country. The Golden temple-kinaki, Kyo Mizu Dera temple that assembles on the hillside on big wooden stilts is an attraction. You can see the sights of an apprentice Geisha creating her way around the city and the backstreets are large place for truly unique memento.

• Tokyo motor show- If you adore bikes cars and trucks or any other vehicle on wheels which is powered by engine, then Tokyo motor show generally takes place at the end of the October.

• Hakone- In this place you can see the views of Mount Fuji, walk along the hills or take a pirate boat trip across the lake.

• Hiroshima- If you love history then you should add this place in your list. A four hour journey from Japan will take you to Hiroshima and the site where atomic bombing took place in World War 2.

Go Greece

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Greece is a gorgeous country and there are a number of attractive tourist destinations that you must not miss if you plan to go on a trip there. You also need to make sure that the duration of your trip is not very short because that might make you miss out on a lot of the places and you would seriously not want that to happen on an international trip.

Though there are five regional sections in Greece, you should start your trip and also spend more time in the capital, Athens. It is an ancient city, and also the largest city of the country.

Below are some of the popular tourist spots in Athens.

Acropolis: The most famed monument in the world and, a 2400 year old site.
Ancient Agora: In here you will find the ruins of Hellen’s Attalos and Stoa. Agora also includes a museum.
Theatre of Dionysus: This has open air performances all throughout June to September.
Plaka: An old town stretched around Acropolis.
There is also the National Archaeological Museum where you will come across remarkable artefacts.

Moving on to tourist spots in places other than Athens.

Central Greece: This area is known as Attica and it surrounds Athens. Attractions to look out for here are the Pinewood Mountains, Mount Parnes, Pentelico, Hymettus and the beaches. It is a certainty that you will gape at the astonishing landscape of Greece here.
Piraeus: This is the perfect place if you are looking for a break from your hectic city life and work schedule. In this gulf coast which lies just outside Athens, the to do-s are as simple as walking and ferrying.
Cape Sounio: This towering landscape of Greece has the Temple of Poseidon. The most tourist occupied area here is the Apollo coast.
The above list has just covered the main attractions. There are tons of other smaller but beautiful places to visit in Greece.

Saving Money For A Dream Vacation

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Dream VacationToday most of you must be very busy with your professional lives. But it is necessary that you take break from your professional life as and when required so that you do not become a complete workaholic. The best way to take a break from your work is by going on a relaxing vacation. However due to reasons such as global economic crisis, debt mismanagement and massive unemployment, majority of the people suffer from financial constraints and cannot plan their dream holiday. Dream holidays are generally very expensive as well. Thus you have to set aside money judiciously every month or year.

In order to plan the perfect dream vacation, you must brush up certain money saving skills. You must set up a travel budget so that you can save money in accordance with that budget. Evaluate your income and expenses appropriately so that you can set aside some amount of money for your dream holiday. It will be a smart move on your part to open a brand new savings account so that you can save your travel money on this account directly.

If you only have one source of income then you must try to increase your sources in one way or the other. Take up extra jobs, online surveys or sell unnecessary things on online stores so that you get extra money apart from your monthly fixed income. It is obvious that you want to go on a vacation with your family. Therefore it will be best if you can encourage the members of your family to save money.
Any unnecessary expenses should be avoided at all times. You must try and cut down on certain luxuries so that you can arrange for a comfortable and relaxing dream vacation. After you have saved up enough money, you can plan the dream vacation properly and conveniently.

What to Pack for an Educational Trip?

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Educational TripTravel has become a very essential educational tool that broadens the overall outlook of young students and helps them gain knowledge of a variety of things very quickly and expediently. Visiting different places for educational trips can be very welcoming and can make learning a fun experience for students. If you are a student who has to go for an educational trip then it is advised that you travel with minimum baggage. This article will guide you when you are packing things for your educational trip.

Always carry one bag for an educational trip. Do not carry a heavy suitcase. Pack things in a small suitcase, the ones with the wheels preferably. A lightweight nylon or canvas bag can also be utilized for these kinds of educational traveling purposes. Avoid using leather bags as they are heavy. Remember to use a name tag on your luggage so that you do not lose it.

Before you pack anything in your bag or small suitcase ensure that you have made a compact list of all the things that you will require during your trip so that you do not forget essential things. In accordance to the weather conditions of the place you are going, you must pack your clothing. Just pack two pairs of shoes for your educational trip. If possible carry your own personal toiletries so that you can avoid buying them in the place you are visiting and thus save time and money.

In case you are suffering from some disease then you must carry the prescribed medicines. Even if you are not suffering from any illness you have to pack medicines for things like common cold, constipation, loose motions, gastric problems, headache etc. Carry your contact lenses and extra pair of eyeglasses. In order to enjoy to the fullest on an educational trip, avoid carrying heavy luggage.

Budget-friendly Tips For A Safari In Kenya

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Safari In KenyaIf you are planning to go to Africa and undertake a safari trip in Kenya then it is going to be the best decision of your life. However, you must keep in mind that a safari trip in Kenya can turn out to be very expensive if you do not know anything about the place. This article will highlight certain things that you should understand and keep in mind before actually visiting Kenya for a safari trip.

Firstly, you must try to research about all the famous safari places in Kenya and make a list of the places you want to visit for sure. After you make that list, ensure that you get all the information about those places like the accommodation facilities, ticket fares and so on. Once you know that, you can plan your budget for the safari and make sure that you do not miss out any of the expenses that might be incurred in the safari trip in Kenya. According to the budget you can cross out the name of any place that will turn out to be very expensive for you.

You will surely want to travel around Kenya in the luxury of a jeep or car. But then hiring a car or jeep can be something that you cannot afford as it will exceed your prepared budget. Thus it is advised that you utilize the buses as a means of transportation in Kenya especially when you have to travel long distances. A Matatu can be utilized by you for traveling short distances. Matatus are inexpensive minibuses and minivans that are very popular in Kenya.
Most of the local restaurants in Kenya are affordable. Thus try and eat more and more local food in Kenya. Avoid costly hotels and spend the night at the various campsites found in numerous places in Kenya.

Tips for preparing for a solo skiing trip

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Do you love to ski and have been planning to go skiing in Iceland for a long time now? Well, Iceland is a country which offers a lot of skiing opportunities and you will surely have a lot of fun on the slops there. However, if you are going on a solo skiing trip, then here are a few things that you will have to keep in mind.

Firstly, while you are making arrangements for the trip, first check out how much daylight is expected. You will also have to ensure that whether the ski resort you are planning to put up in offers night skiing and half day lift tickets or not. Secondly, while packing for the trip, make sure that you carry comfortable clothes that you can wear of the slopes. Ski pants, ski jackets, gloves and caps are a must. Third, if you want to rent the skiing equipment, you must check out beforehand the bindings at local ski shops.

Sochi, Russia- skiing and snow at its best

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Sochi in Russia is one of the most popular places in the country due to its rich history and culture. If you are considering a visit to Russia, then you must visit Sochi. The place has wonderful picturesque scenic beauty which will mesmerize any tourist from place in the world. If you are an adventure lover and looking for some exciting activities during your visit to the place, then you can indulge in skiing.

Sochi is at its best especially during the winter when snow covers most of it. There are many institutions and organization which make arrangements for skiing in the wonderful snow in Sochi. If you are an expert in skiing, then you can go on your own and explore the beauty of the place. If however you are a novice, then also you need not worry as you will get guide who will take you on a skiing experience through the snow.

Prior to your visit to Sochi, you should do a proper research about the place during the winter and especially where to look for skiing once you are in Sochi.

Zagreb, Croatia- Where Love, Life and Art Come Together

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Zagreb, CroatiaZagreb, in the heart of Croatia is one of the most beautiful places to visit, while in central Europe. Zagreb’s historical and cultural richness makes it one of the most valuable and beautiful place in Croatia. The gothic culture in the art forms comes alive in Zagreb. Influenced by mid century artists, the buildings, the art forms and even the culture of Zagreb have an intense gothic feel.

Zagreb also has several roadside cafes and restaurants apart from the lavish ones as well. These small restaurants are also well known to hold the heart of the Croatian palate. Croatian cuisine is a complex combination of traditional coastal and continental food. A number of pubs, nightclubs and bars are also present in this compact small, yet exciting little capital city of Croatia. So if you are planning to take a trip to Europe, make sure you don’t give Zagreb a miss.

Mid century mirages and more- Desert Hot Springs, California

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Desert Hot Springs, CaliforniaThe Desert Hot Springs in Riverside County, California is located in the geographic region Coachella Valley and is also commonly known to as the Desert Empire. The Desert Hot Springs in a not so crowded place and is perfect for you if you are looking towards a quiet, calm and relaxing holiday. There are many accommodations available in this particular place. The most amazing thing with the hotels and resorts in this particular place is that every one of them has got natural springs and spas, thereby providing you enough way of relaxing.

The place is believed to be set up above one of the world’s best natural water aquifers. The air and the water here are clean enough. The picturesque scenic beauty of the place is also awesome. The temperature here is also congenial and it is around 5-10 degrees cooler owing to the elevation of the place.

In short it is a perfect place to enjoy road trip in USA at a much low budget.

Have a thrilling vacation down under

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Adventure travel, travel tipsIf you are planning to enjoy a vacation down under, then you can consider visit Australia this summer, though when it is summer in the Asian countries, it is winter in Australia. You can enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving in the blue ocean water surrounding Australia.

You must have heard about the Great coral reef in this part of the world. Though after the Tsunami, most of the coral reef is destroyed, still if you want to enjoy a perfect down under holiday, then going for scuba diving or deep sea water diving here is the best thing for you.
You will experience some of the world’s most exotic coral species in this part.

You will also come across many aquatic animals and a variety of fishes during your dive. Before you dive in to the sea, you need to know few basics about sea diving. If you are a first timer or doing it after many days, it is advisable that you take training from some institution.