Taking a vacation with the kids should be fun for everyone, but there are only so many theme parks that you (and your wallet) can cope with. When you need a break from the pool, and the kids need a break from the museums, there is a big world out there waiting to be explored. All you need to get the kids to come along is an angle.
Nobody is going to enjoy a hike if they are anxious about safety, so take sensible precautions. Ensure that someone knows where you are going and when you expect to be back. Find out from local sources what hazards you might encounter on the way and how to deal with them. Continue reading “Nature in All Its Glory: Connecting With the Great Outdoors on Vacation”
Lots of people picture erroneously assume that the Middle East is a festering dust pit that is rife with violence and despair. While there are indeed countries with enormous problems in the region (after all, those migrants are not leaving for nothing), the truth is in fact a lot more varied. Many countries in the region are doing quite well, though, and are have more progressive cultures that are welcome to ideologically diverse populations. One particular country that is popular amongst travelers is Morocco. However, Morocco isn’t just a great country to travel to, but also is a terrific country to live in. If you’ve been thinking of living in another place for a while, then here are several great reasons to move to Morocco…
Growing industrial powerhouse
In terms of economic development, Morocco is one of the premiere countries in Africa. Recently, the Oxford Business Group actually conducted a report that praised the economic growth that Morocco was bringing to the region. This growth is driven by an economy that has rewarded diversification, rather than too many investments in oil and energy, which is something that has plagued the economies of other Northern African countries in recent years. Indeed, industry remains strong in Morocco, as it is one of the forefront countries of construction and development in the world. As a matter of fact, cities like Casablanca and Marrakech are becoming centers for construction technology. One such tech industry leader, GlobalSim, even constructed the largest crane simulator in the world in Casablanca, for example. Continue reading “Reasons to Move to Morocco”
If you were one of the many people overwhelmed by David Attenborough’s 1979 encounter with mountain gorillas in Rwanda, you will understand what makes so many people long to meet these wonderful creatures. Mountain gorillas may look fearsome and dangerous on account of their size but they are, in fact, very gentle, intelligent and usually quite relaxed.
Where to see mountain gorillas
You can take a mountain gorilla trekking holiday in Rwanda or Uganda. All Africa reports that Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, one of the few places to see mountain gorillas, is among the World Heritage Sites that are threatened by climate change. There are fears that rising temperatures will cause the loss of mountain rain forest and that as much as 75% of the gorillas’ current habitat could be lost. Continue reading “Meeting the mountain gorillas: a truly unforgettable trip”
What images does South Africa conjure up when you imagine a trip to this diverse country? Safaris, adventure, wine, or bustling cities? South Africa is all these things and more. It is also a relatively easy country to navigate and get around, plus the language barrier is removed as much of the population speaks English. But there are still some useful things to consider before you set off on your trip of a lifetime to South Africa. Here are some tips to make sure your vacation goes as planned.
1. Visa Requirements
If you are visiting for less than 90 days it is likely you won’t need a visa, depending on which country you are from. You must have at least 30 days left on your passport when you enter. Before you travel, check the need for a visa with the South African embassy in your country. Continue reading “4 Things You Need to Know Before your Trip to South Africa”
Cape Town is a small place which can make your summer vacation quite memorable. It offers wonderful hosting. Because it has different hotels which provide excellent luxurious environment. I had to prepare a research on these hotels, and fortunately my some close friend residing there. So he helped me a lot. And provided me full details about cool hotels of Cape Town. When I started to conduct research, I extremely desired to visit that hotels and luckily I got a chance to visit and completed my research.
Lange Baan Houseboats:
One luxurious hotel was Lange Baan Houseboats which was located on the coast of Cape Town. This was quite large area which can easily accommodate 5-6 groups. If population is more than 6 groups, than they can hire the lower and upper halves of Nirvana. Boats are two in number and equipped with excellent facilities of dining and kitchen. Sleeping facilities were also quite luxurious and the charges were quite affordable. Continue reading “Some Cool and Unique Hotels in Cape Town”