If done under the right conditions, few activities can compare to diving when it comes to illuminating the vast world of underwater life that lurks inside the oceans and seas of our planet. In fact, most of the people who try it are instantly hooked by the plethora of indescribable sights that can only be witnessed underwater. And there are few places better for diving … Continue reading The 5 Best Diving Spots in Australia
Melbourne is a beautiful city, but like all beautiful cities it can be very expensive. If you’re not careful, that is. I had a strict budget, I was careful – and here’s what happened! Getting around Melbourne Melbourne’s buses and trains aren’t expensive, but too expensive for poverty-stricken me. Luckily, the city is home to the only working trams in the whole of Australia – … Continue reading Nine Frugal Tips for Having Fun in Melbourne
Looking for the next amazing summer escape? Search no further. Like many islands in the Caribbean, St. Lucia is no different when it comes to charm and beauty. The region is also known for its rainforested interior with waterfalls at Toraille. While St. Lucia has dormant volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites and popular luxurious resorts, it also homes fishing villages and hidden treasures. One of those … Continue reading Fond Doux – St. Lucia’s Eco-Friendly Resort
As the global tourist industry continues growing, there are certain destinations which are becoming increasingly popular. Such destinations typically attract thousands of tourists during their peak season. The end result is overcrowding which can somewhat diminish the experience. If you want to avoid the crowds, one strategy is to opt for some of the off the beaten track destinations. Some of these destinations seldom appear … Continue reading Travel The Unknown: 7 Must See Off The Beaten Track Destinations
Tomorrow’s the first day of summer but let’s be honest, it has been feeling like summer already. I know a lot of people, including me, would love to take a trip to some exotic island and relax by the ocean in some luxurious resort. But then I woke up from my dream and decided to look at pictures instead. Well, if you’re like me and not quite fortunate enough to take that trip, then I want to share with you some lovely captures showcasing the French Polynesian island of Huahine. Continue reading “Experience Huahine”
Well, I haven’t, not until today. Guernsey, pronounced gurn-zee (thank you Wikipedia) is a British Crown dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy. There’s a bunch of history that goes into this place that I’m sure many of you will be interested in. So, I’ll just leave some links at the end of the post you can check out when you have time because I don’t. Now, indulge yourselves in the sheer beauty of Guernsey: Continue reading “Ever heard of Guernsey?”
My opinion of India has been formulated based on what I’ve seen in the media. That the country is super clustered, the people are obsessed with curry, men are overtly domineering, families have a lot of incest, animals are worshiped and sometimes humans have intimate relationships with them. Of course, one can’t generalize an entire population simply based on the odd behavior of some. We … Continue reading India: to go or not to go?
The Republic of Mali is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Its capital is Bamako. Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara, while the country’s southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Sénégal rivers. As always, thank you Wikipedia for that brief info.
Anyways, I came across Mali while browsing the web (randomly). I searched via Google images and became instantly fascinated with all the pics I found. If you’re not just into jet-setting across the globe to find exotic beaches and taste different food, and are in fact into exploring cultures and learning about a country’s history and its people, then this place is definitely somewhere you should visit. Continue reading “Travel to Mali”
Grenada is an island country and Commonwealth realm consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela, and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Thank you Wikipedia, you’re ever helpful. Anyways, the cold weather is fast approaching and as much as I enjoy the cooler air rather than roasting in heat, I was looking up some exotic vacation spots to add to my list. Grenada isn’t as popular as other islands but that makes it even more intriguing. I love a good mystery and would really like to discover what this beautiful escape has to offer. Continue reading “Grenada! Grenada!”
Travel a little, or a lot. Just get up and go. I suggest you start living today because you never know what tomorrow brings. With that said, let’s get into my next planned place to visit, Lebanon.
I’ve been listening to Lebanese music over the weekend to re-energize my spirit so to speak, and let me just say that I’ve fallen in love with their hypnotic beats. This sudden fascination has led me into researching about the country and thus, putting it on spotlight here. Continue reading “Live Before You Die!”
Tunisia a very popular North African destination with a climate that rarely dips under 20 degrees; basically, it’s literally a hot spot all year round. It offers superb beaches, spectacular desert scenery and a wealth of historical sites dating back nearly 3,000 years to when the ancient city of Carthage dominated the entire western Mediterranean.
Although the smallest nation in North Africa, Tunisia’s eventful and often dramatic history has been the result of its strategic position. Over the centuries, the country which was once the exclusive home of the Berbers, has, at one time or another, been settled on by most of the world’s greatest powers; from the Phoenicians, Romans and Vandals to Byzantines, Arabs, Ottomans and French. These people have come and gone, leaving their mark upon Tunisia in varying degrees, and providing a rich cultural and social heritage that is unique to this land. Continue reading “The Jewel of the Mediterranean”
The cold has us all in a gloomy mood, so why not take a trip or, if you’re tied up in responsibilities like myself, dream of taking a trip to one of these exotic and very warm locations to escape the unbearable winter: Continue reading “Top Ten Winter Escapes!”
There’s no denying the natural beauty that exists on this paradise-ish island. Instead of me going on and on about it’s magnificent culture and all it has to offer, allow the pictures to do the talking: