itineraries (16)

Top Activities & Attractions of Dubai


Along the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is the most populous, cosmopolitan, and perhaps overall the most prominent city and emirate of the United Arab Emirates, one among seven in total (in terms of area, it's second largest after Abu Dhabi). And with the rapid development taking place in Dubai, most people outside the Emirates conflate it with the entire UAE itself.

I got the chance to visit this extraordinary city for professional reasons and found it like a dream world, both t

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Top Attractions of Dunedin, New Zealand



Dunedin is a very vibrant and architectural city that also gives you the view of the magnificent harbour. It offers a wonderful view of nature and reflects the heritage of New Zealand. It is situated on the east coast of the South Island. With a Dunedin travel guide, you get well acquainted with the place which will ultimately help you explore the cities in a better and affordable way.

The surrounding Otago Peninsula is known for the mainland albatross breeding colony of various ocean birds, an

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The Top 11 Attractions of Phuket


Thailand's most world-famous holiday island is also its biggest - 48 kilometers long and 21 km across - located in the south of the country's west Andaman Sea coast, suspended from the southern tip of Phang Nga Province by a couple of short though generous roadway spans. The most vibrant tourist zones of western Phuket consists of the beaches of Bang Thao, Kamala, Karon, Kata, Laem Sing, Mai Khao, Nai Thon and Nai Yang, Patong, and Surin.

There is a wide assortment of vacation spots,

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In addition to its senior status among South Island settlements (founded in 1841 and named after the famed English admiral Lord Nelson), this city of a bit over 51,000 also happens to lie at the geographical centre of New Zealand. And it's become a popular getaway for Kiwis attracted to its laid-back lifestyle and art/culinary scene, with a lively marketplace and a handful of museums, gardens, and other attractions thrown in (renting a bike is the best way to get around). 

But even more than all

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Highlights of New Orleans

New Orleans Perfect Travel Guide

One of America’s most culturally, musically and historically rich destinations, New Orleans is arguably one of the top interesting and fascinating cities of the world. Influenced by the European, African and the Caribbean cultures, New Orleans is steeped in history, jazz, and food! A vacation to New Orleans will leave you captivated. From marvelous architecture, historical museums and green gardens, allow us to be your New Orleans tour guide. Explore great attractions in New Orleans with top re

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An Introduction to Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua Tourist Guide


One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rotorua on New Zealand's North Island is surrounded by as many as 16 lakes. What it is renowned for, however, are the mud pools, geysers and the smoke snaking out of its ground. The city is based on top of an active volcanic zone and is enveloped in a weak sulphur smell. Nicknamed the Sulphur City, Rotorua is a heaven for vacationer – possessing just about every type of activity a tourist could ask for.  Yet for the people who wish to pull this off

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The Allures of Raglan, New Zealand

Roughly halfway along the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, the quaint, tranquil town of Raglan (pop. 3,300) has much to offer visitors. The laidback nature of its people goes hand in hand with their love for outdoor music, arts, the sea, and outdoors sports. Especially the last two - in addition to being a great destination for water sports such as body boarding and kayaking, Raglan is a huge attraction for surfers from around the globe, with three world-class point breaks and a surf-s

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An Intro to Bangkok for First-Timers

Explore Bangkok Travel Guide for 2018

Thailand's capital has the proverbial something for everyone - a mix of exotic traditional culture, cuisine and shopping with no shortage of fun from tame to notoriously naughty. Days are sunny and beautiful, nights are exciting, and there's never a dearth of things to do. It's perhaps for this amazing versatility that Bangkok is often referred to as a tourist paradise. The city of course also serves as a gateway to many other parts of Thailand, including Phuket and the other islands and beach d

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An Intro to Wellington, New Zealand's Capital


The capital of New Zealand is popular for its nature, culture, art, as well as for being the country's political and financial center. Most visitors particularly enjoy the area around the harbor and the waterfront area, with historic places and an amazing view of the city. Even more appealing - most attractions are free of charge! Plan ahead with our easy Wellington four-day itinerary.


Wellington is a great place for adventure lovers. The mountain driving and cable car are the city's top att

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An Intro to Christchurch, New Zealand

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Christchurch is New Zealand's second-largest city and the gateway to its South Island. Also known as the Garden City, it's bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the edge of the Canterbury Plains which stretching to the Southern Alps.

While touring Christchurch , you will realize that the city, along with its people, is full of hope, optimism, and joy. As recently as 2011 and 2012, the city was devastated by earthquakes. However, the fighting spirit along with an optimisti

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An Introduction to Auckland, New Zealand


New Zealand's largest metro area (city pop. 1.5 million, metro nearly 1.7 million), Auckland is surrounded by beautiful beaches, uninhabited islands, and volcanic cones. According to a Maori myth, the region was created during a fierce battle between two iwi (tribes), which created deep cracks in the earth, thrusting upwards the many volcanic cones one sees today around Auckland. Sparsely settled by the Maori since the mid 14th century, the city proper was founded in 1840 as New Zealand's first

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An Introduction to Osaka, Japan's Second City

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Located on the main island of Honshu, roughly in the center of Japan and just under three hours by train from Tokyo, Osaka is spread across 221 square kilometers and has a population of 2.6 million. During World War II, air raids and bombings leveled almost one-third of of the city, but it was dynamically rebuilt - preserving some historic architecture, as well - and today is the economic heart of western Japan - as well as considered by many the country's foodie capital. Here are s

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Coolest Free Things to Do in New York City



While the city of New York is considered as one of the priciest cities in America, you'd be surprised to know about the many things you could enjoy without spending a single cent.

Everything sounds and feels better when it comes to free. In a world like today's where everything seems to cost more and more, the toughest part is to enjoy something without shelling out a penny. Free stuff, however, hasn't lost its luster and never will. Imagine on your expensive holiday you discover the many things

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Discovering Gracious Ipoh, Malaysia



The capital of Malaysia's northwestern state of Perak (pop. 658,000) has great tourist attractions as well as some lovely districts surrounding it - an undiscovered gem has over time proved to be a city that is undiscovered by many but has all the potential to offer a memorable experience to anybody who plans to visit.

historically is known mostly for its tin mining industry, creating some of this British colony's wealthiest and most powerful industrialists after its founding in 1880, and

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Your BFF in England


Customized travel, also known as “bespoke travel,” is my preferred way to travel and I love England, so you can imagine how excited I was to meet Glynn Burrows.

Here’s the pick-up line that won my heart:

I love to travel, and when I travel, I don't want to be like an animal on a cattle-float. I want to go where I want to go to and see what I want to see. I want to experience local life and go down country lanes. I want to wander around little villages and look in tiny churches. I also want to g

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What Is Authentic Luxury Travel?


When I first started writing about Authentic Luxury Travel no one seemed to know what I meant. Most folks thought that ALT was synonymous with five-star resorts and high-end cruise ships. In those days, I spent a lot of time defining “authentic” as it applies to travel.

But times have changed, and now a whole lot of people endorse the concept while acknowledging that it doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone.

Carsten Becker arranges custom itineraries in Germany and other parts of Europe thr

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