Foolproof Your Family Road Trip

Foolproof Your Family Road Trip If you are planning a family road trip, but the mere thought of being trapped in the car with kids for hours upon hours is a bit nerve-racking, you may want to make some preparations. Traveling with kids can be exciting if you come up with an anti-boredom, kid friendly plan. With a little planning, your road trip can be a fun event for everyone. Make the trip fun with…

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Ten Free or Cheap Places to Go with Your Kids

Are you strapped for cash but still want to go somewhere fun with your kids? Check out the following free or cheap ideas: 1.State Museum Most states have a state museum located in the capital city. For example, Tennessee has the Tennessee State Museum located in downtown Nashville. Indiana has the Indiana State Museum located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Why not take the kids to the State museum? The museums are usually free or they request…

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Altitude Sickness While Traveling to Other Countries

Travelers often experience illness while visiting another country, usually in the form of diarrhea. This is due to the water or prepared foods of the area. There are other sicknesses that travelers can experience, one of which is altitude sickness. The higher the altitude of the country where you’re visiting, the thinner the air. When the air is thin there is less oxygen to breathe, causing all sorts of symptoms. At an altitude of 6,000…

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Swim with the Butandings

Donsol, Sorsogon in the southwestern island of Luzon in the Philippines, is an ideal location for eco-tourists eager to encounter the whale shark. Its’ scientific name is Rhincodon typus but is locally known as the “Butanding” or “Balilan”. They are also found in other major oceans, however, Donsol has the highest concentration of whale sharks in the world. The protected waters around Donsol is a sanctuary for these migratory species. Many people mistake these creatures…

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The Beaches of Panglao Island

Visitors to the Philippines are drawn to the country by its’ renowned tropical getaways. The country’s many islands are blessed with white sand beaches and diverse aquatic life. Many consider their experience in the islands as one, if not the best, they had ever had. However, many take the usual route of flocking to the more common destinations. Adventurous guests have discovered for themselves places that they have kept secret, their own piece of paradise.…

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The Best Sightseeing Trips in Australia

Australia has much to see and do, no matter who you are. There’s the Indian Pacific Train which is a three day journey across the Outback. The Outback is endless miles of absolutely nothing, so the scenery may not impress you, but the 296 miles of vast, undeveloped land might. This trip makes the list of the top rail journeys in the world, going across the Nullarbor Plain, from Sydney to Perth or from Perth…

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Finding Hotel Acccomodations in Guanajuato, Mexico

We are American expatriates living in a town that not many Americans frequent–yet. Guanajuato, Guanajuato (I am not stuttering. It is the city of Guanajuato in the state of Guanajuato) is not your typical American tourist hangout. There are no beaches, there are no fantasy theme parks for the kids, and there are no eco-tours to see the whales. However, if you want a different experience, one that is a little like stepping back into…

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Travelling Abroad was Never so Easy

So you wanna go to Europe, but you’re short on cash. Your worldy friends tell you that you HAVE to go to Europe! You haven’t lived ’til you breathed the rain of Paris, France, or walk the streets of sunny Barcelona! Wanna the know how to really do it? Listen up. In my opinion, any kind of travel is hindered due to one of two things: airfare and lodging. Airfaire can be quite a burden,…

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Summer Vacation Ukrainian Style

Rumor has it that a tiny stretch of territory on the northwestern corner of the Crimea has started to take on the appearance of Las Vegas. Only scarier and with more drugs, if you can believe that. It seems that scores of Techno fans have fled the clubs of Moscow and Saint Petersburg to establish here at the Black Sea, every summer, a republic, for which it stands, well, nobody is really quite sure yet…

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Cruises: What’s with All the Hype?

What’s with all the hype surrounding cruises? To answer that right away, I’ll simply say that cruises are worthy of all of the hype that they recieve. First, let’s look at the concerns that arise in many people’s mind when they think of a cruise. 1. ‘I want to travel, not sit in a stupid boat.’ Many people are attracted to the locations of a cruise. However, the fact that you only are at port…

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