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Month: November 2017

Travel Tips For a Romantic Trip

Are you planning to go on a vacation overseas for a little getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city life? If your answer is yes, you've most likely want to read on as the following explains a collection of useful travel tips which might come in handy for you, especially when you are in a foreign country without close friends and family available to help you out. Before you take a trip, remember to plan things properly. Always ensure that you have a valid and signed passport and visa, where applicable. It is also best to fill in the page which states the emergency information in your passport. Furthermore, inform you families and friends regarding the whereabouts and plans for your trip so as to have them come over to your house regularly and have a check on it. It's always wise to be safe than sorry, a little more security will not hurt. Also, another thing which should not be excluded from your list of travel tips would be to leave copies of your passport and visa's date page with your family or close friends. The same thing goes to your itinerary. This is important so that you can be reached if there were to be an emergency. Beside, check up on the coverage of your overseas medical insurance as you do not want to be...

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Travel to Italy – Rome and Venice

Where does one begin to start when discussing Italy. Well, if you intend to travel there, Rome and Venice are good places to start. Rome Perhaps you’ve heard of it? It goes without saying that Rome has a rather prominent past. Lets see, in Rome you will find…[deep breath]…the Vatican, Coliseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Church of Saint Agnese, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and a guy name Allassandro. Just making sure you’re paying attention. Indeed, Rome is filthy with historically significant attractions. It seems you can’t turn around without bumping into something an Emperor built, captured or destroyed. For those willing to risk potential wrath, there are also the new Divinci Code tours, which take you to the locations found in the book. In all serious, Rome is a city you should visit at least once in your life. No article could ever do it justice, so I’ll just stop here. Venice I fondly refer to Venice as the floating city even though it is apparently sinking. If you’ve seen Venice is movies or televisions shows, the depictions are accurate. Piazza San Marco looks exactly the same, birds and all. The Grande Canal is, well, a grand canal with incredible houses lining it and boats putting up down this water way. Built on mudflats in a lagoon, the city doesn’t really have much room to grow. It just seems paralyzed...

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Places to Visit in Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands are group of islands consisting of 18 major islands are set halfway in between Iceland and Norway. They have a total population of 48, 000. Yet, this tiny but terrible group of islands seems to be unpopular and still kept hidden and unexplored by many around the globe. Admittedly, Faroe Islands are invisible in the map because of its small land area, which is 1,400 square kilometers in total; and infamous name. However, there is more than just the unpopular name and tiny land area. Faroe Islands can showcase you their best destinations which are incomparable unless compared to paradise. When in Faroe Islands, you are not 5 kilometers far from the ocean. This land area is commonly surrounded by steep mountains with 70,000 sheep and 2 million pairs of seabirds in the skyline. And always remember their world’s largest flock of storm petrels. Undeniably, Faroe Islands are awesome for nature lovers and to those who are looking for peace and some time alone far from the busy and loud streets of grass, mountains, sea cliffs, deep Blue Ocean and fresh air are the main reasons why people visit Faroe Islands. It is like heaven on earth. It is a perfect time to adore its natural beauty and reflect on yourself. Below are some of the greatest places you must not dare miss to visit in Faroe...

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Ten Beautiful Places in Portugal That You Must Visit

Like any country in Europe, Portugal has its own rich culture and heritage as well as beautiful tourist spots to boast of. It is famous for its beautiful cities as well as scenic countryside. So, if you are inclined to travel to Portugal, here are the ten wonderful and beautiful places that you should never miss. 1.) The Gulbenkian Museum If you love history and culture, then this museum located in Lisbon is for you. There are a lot of ancient Egyptian artifacts here as well as paintings done by famous artist. The museum’s garden alone is enough to captivate the tourists’ awe. 2.) St. Jorge’s Castle This castle is also situated in Lisbon. Once you get to the hill where the castle stands, be prepared for the view of the city and the river below you. You can also visit Alfama along the way. 3.) Praca de Comercio This is a beautiful plaza that can also be found in Lisbon and is a must-see in this city. This faces the river, giving a wonderful view of that body of water. What is also nice about this place is that it is a part of the downtown of Lisbon, so it is a good place for you to stroll along. 4.) Belem This is a wonderful neighborhood to visit if you love to see historical monuments as well as...

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Things to Do When You Travel to the Land Down Under

Surely, Australia is the smallest continent and can be described by many other superlatives. It is known as the flattest contributor as well as the driest occupied continent. To counter these implausible descriptions, this country and continent is the home of the world's largest coral reef, that is, the Great Barrier Reef. It is also where Mount Augustus can be found, which is known to be the world's largest monolith. Together with this country's rich history is their rich natural resources. When Australia is mentioned, we immediately think of cute marsupials such as koalas and kangaroos. But more than that, its alpine heaths, tropical rainforests, and marine life boast of a large biodiversity. In fact, it has the largest number of reptiles of any country, with 755 species. It is indeed a shame if you visit the country and not experience its natural wonders. Here are just a few of the things that you can do to experience Australia's mega biodiversity: 1. Be in the company of the ever lovable koalas. As a child, you certainly have a favorite teddy bear. You choose to keep it even though it is already old and dirty. Why not live again those sweet childhood memories by being in the company of live teddy bears, which are, the koalas. You can go to Kangaroo Island to meet these cute creatures. In this place,...

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