Croatia is a country renowned for its rich history, breathtaking beauty and endless servings of fun, adventure and excitement. Millions of tourists flock to the country annually to relish in its extravagant offerings. Most of them end up in popular destinations like Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Zadar and Split. Although such destinations offer a wealth of tourist attractions, they are just a tip of the iceberg. There … Continue reading Hidden Gems of Croatia
Dubrovnik, Croatia… Sounds exotic, doesn’t it? This ancient city represents the best aspects of Eastern Europe as a bustling modern metropolis interspersed with quaint throwbacks to a way of life that is now buried in the past elsewhere on the planet. Dubrovnik’s complex city wall is especially spellbinding, as a result of which it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Inside the city … Continue reading Ever Heard of Dubrovnik?
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This is my first entry for Ed’s Sunday Stills Challenge. This week the theme is boats of any shape or size, so here are a few boat pics which I managed to source in a bit of a hurry, as Sunday is almost over. Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River. Long-tail boats in Phuket Yacht in San Pedro, Belize.… Continue reading Boats from Bangkok to South Africa.
Catalina Island, or Isla Catalina, is a tropical island 1.5 miles from the mainland on the south east corner of the Dominican Republic and has over 9,000 inhabitants (thank you Wikipedia because I did not know that). Anyhoo, this island seems to be a great destination for cruise ships. But being on a ship scares me terribly so I’d rather fly in if I can. … Continue reading Isla Catalina. Ever Heard of it?
Do I need a home base? Yes, definitely. But do I want to travel from place to place? Yes, definitely. What I’m trying to say–in my oh so usual complicated way–is that I love traveling and want so badly to experience different cultures around the globe, but I also want that stability and comfort of a home that I can come back to. I’m capital … Continue reading Living Out of a Suitcase
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!”
I hadn’t until today. Thanks to my blog’s site stat. Anyways, the Republic of Mauritius is an island nation off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. Mauritius Island is part of the Mascarene Islands, with the French island of Réunion to the southwest and the island of Rodrigues to the east. Continue reading “Ever Heard Of Mauritius?”
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:
Qatar is an Arab emirate, in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the much larger Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. The history of Qatar is inextricably bound to that of the surrounding region, while the nomadic lifestyle of much of the population of the Arabian Peninsula has resulted in the same family names reappearing around the Gulf. By now you’re probably thinking that this place is so unknown but that’s what I love about it. It’s not as popular of a tourist destination, but it’s different and I want to visit a place I’ve never been to before. So let’s get things started! Continue reading “Qatar welcomes you…”
Found in the heart of the Pacific Ocean and half way between New Zealand and Hawaii, Samoa is an exotic location consisting of ten islands offering their own unique natural beauty and tranquility. Another place inspiring me even more to do some travelling. How do I begin to describe the luscious sceneries? It’s a spiritual feeling in a sense. Samoa relieves the mind of intensity and fills the soul with peace. From the fantasy like waterfalls, to the mysterious rainforests, the islands certainly have a lot to offer. I don’t think you can fill your cup on just one visit; it’ll definitely take several more trips to fully experience Samoa’s wonderful culture and all it has to offer. Continue reading “Postcard from Samoa”
Janna Sur Mer is a beautiful and exotic beach resort in Lebanon.Located in the village of Damour a few kilometers south of the capital city of Beirut, Janna Sur Mer is build along the seashore in a string of tropical gardens, wide promenades, Large swimming pools and high quality restaurants for customers to enjoy and relax in. The resort comprises three swimming pools, an artificial lake, three restaurants and twelve beautiful Polynesian bungalows surrounded by tropical gardens and sandy beach. Continue reading “Janna Sur Mer”
Turks and Caicos
The newly renovated Club Med Turkoise is a thriving adults-only village boasting a non-stop social scene. Named one of the Top 10 dive spots in the world, it’s an exciting place to spend your vacation. At the resort you will find the Main Restaurant, The Grill and 3 bars as well as pools and an endless array of activities. As an adults-only resort, you can truly relax and enjoy your vacation. Visit ideeli for more. Continue reading “Trip to where?”
Experience the culture and culinary traditions of Rome before embarking for Bonifacio, Corsica. Pristine white beaches, impressive villas and elegant cultures await you on this cruise onboard the Seabourn Legend. The Mediterranean coast, from Le Lavandou to Marseille offers spectacular mountains, sandy beaches and lovely greenery. Continue reading “Let’s Travel!”