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If the thought of traveling a little more means you are worried for your wallet, put those concerns aside. You can do everything from day trips to longer getaways and not break the bank in the process. Doing so means using some commonsense, a little online research and so on. So, is it time you got to work on planning a fun and yet affordable getaway soon? Be Smart and Do Your Homework In coming up with affordable getaways that can last from a day to a week and longer, keep a few pointers in mind: 1. Put a good…

The idea of getting settled in your new home might sound exciting, even full of adventure. Yet, before you can actually be in your new home, you have to experience a move. If you have ever done a move before you know, it can be hectic and stressful. Even if you haven’t had a big move before, you need to know having a plan is key. So, read on to learn the list of things you need to do before you move. 1. Get Yourself an Organized List Started Moving is stressful and within a short window of time, there are…

Most people who visit Greece bypass Athens on their way to the paradise that is found on the islands. This is a massive shame in our opinion, since the capital city is nothing short of the beating heart of the country. Dating back at least 5,000 years, Athens is among the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world and is widely considered the birthplace of democracy and Western philosophical tradition. As a result, it has come to be filled with innumerable historical and cultural treasures from down the ages that make it a veritable treasure trove for tourists who like…

If you have done a bit of traveling then you will know only too well just how difficult it can be to know what to pack, and what clothes to wear. In an ideal world we would take every item of clothing that we wanted for all occasions, but that would only mean lugging around a backpack which is far too heavy to even consider. The second option is to pack light, ensuring that you are going to be able to carry your bag around with ease on all of your travels, in doing so however you will only take…

Greece has been a popular tourist destination for hundreds of thousands of Europeans for many years and key to the tourism figures of the country are the beautiful islands which surround the mainland and each year sees a huge amount of people heading off on Greek island holidays. The reason for the high level of tourism is thanks to the glorious summer temperatures, the blue waters of the Adriatic, Ionian and the Aegean seas as well as an infrastructure which is completely dedicated towards holiday makers. If you think that Greece could be the place for you this year then here…

When out and about in a third world country like South Africa or any other similar region, you want to be aware of the environment and always trying to conserve it. While you may be on holiday, there is no reason why you cannot be more conservation conscious. And, we have some simple ways for you to consider.

Boston is — arguably — one of the most historically and culturally rich cities in the United States. Founded in 1630 by Puritan settlers, it went on to become associated with everything from the Boston Tea Party to the annual Boston Marathon. Today, we’re going to take a look at why living in Boston is so great, and some of the benefits you can look forward to if you decide to take the plunge in moving there. A Little About Boston In terms of its geography, Boston covers around 48 square miles of the east coast of the United States.…

Phuket is a popular location for backpackers and young adults looking for a boozy, sun filled trip, however, this island destination also makes a great spot to head to with kids for a family bonding vacation! Here’s why: An Awesome Selection of Rental Villas Phuket villa rentals make a great way to experience the area in unsurpassable comfort. When traveling with kids, renting a home really is the way to go. No more grouchy senior citizens complaining about your kids cheerful yells as they cannonball into the hotel pool, because in a rented villa, the pool is all yours! Got…

Coolest Neighborhoods in Paris

Are you planning a visit to the romantic “city of lights?” Paris is one of the most fascinating, trendy, and fun cities in the entire world but where exactly should you hang out? Here are some of the coolest neighborhoods in Paris to explore that will give a sense of true Parisian culture. Whether you are looking for trendy, posh, hipster, or foodie; these neighborhoods will have you covered. Canal Saint-Martin Canal Saint-Martin is a hipster neighborhood in one of the hippest cities in the world. So expect to see cafes filled with bearded writers,  models of all genders, and ladies painting…

Photo courtesy of http://www.dmitrimarkine.com (CC BY 3.0) Are you planning a trip to southern Ontario Canada this summer? If you are, then I’ll bet that Niagara Falls is at the top of your list of places to go. But have you thought about your trip in detail? Do you know the top hotels for that added touch of luxury? And do you know what you need to pack to cover those last minute excursions you want to go on? Whether you’re travelling in a group, as a couple or on your own, there are some staple pieces of advice you’ll need. Just…