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Iceland Tectonic Plate Diving

• January 15, 2013

Iceland is Europe’s westernmost country, and occupies a strategic location in the North Atlantic, straddling the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, on the edge of the Arctic Circle. One of the coldest countries in the world, it is also one of the world’s most volcanically active hotspots. Iceland is known today for its mix of glaciers, bubbly hot springs, rugged fjords and fiery volcanoes.

Iceland can give you a truly unique diving experience you can’t get anywhere else: diving between two tectonic plates, astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the fault line where two of the Earth’s tectonic plates are drifting apart. It is not only unique, but it is also exclusive – only few people have dared to try the experience. To get to the diving site, you first have to drive deep into geo-thermal territory and tectonic plate activity. If you’re not yet thrilled enough, you can drive the next day to its glaciers in the south and race snowmobiles.

The country is the most sparsely populated in Europe, with just 283,000 people living in an area the size of England or the US state of Kentucky. Over half of the population lives down in its southwestern corner, around Reykjavik, the small but cosmopolitan capital. The other decent-sized population center is Akureyri, up on the north coast.

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Honeymoon Vacation Ideas

• January 11, 2013

Exquisite, memorable, romantic…a honeymoon is certainly a special period. However, for any couples, especially those on a budget, there is one more adjective to add to the list – EXPENSIVE! Going on a fancy honeymoon is of course everybody’s dream, but especially as your finances have been depleted for the wedding, and with future worries such as setting up a home and others, the more planning you devote to cutting costs on your honeymoon, the better. It is certainly logical to opt for cheap top honeymoon destinations that are none the less special than opting for a fancy, cash eating honeymoon that will require you to scrimp on necessities that are more important. Certainly cheapening the affair is not our aim, just to spend wisely, according to the pocket.

The following travel destinations will help you figure out how to have a more affordable honeymoon. These cheap honeymoon ideas can be used by any couples.

Opt for a nearer destination

Airfare generally comes around to more than half of the total expenditure for the honeymoon trip. Is it not better to go to a place that is in your country or nearby, which will save a good amount of money on air travel? The need for buying air tickets is eliminated thus, saving you a bundle.

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Best all-inclusive vacations to Aruba

• September 1, 2014

Aruba Hotel Resort SpaIn addition to the excellent vacation packages, beaches and all inclusive resorts in Aruba are gorgeous, being largely covered by soft white-sand and very well maintained (particularly on the western side of the island), making it some of the cleanest and most attractive strands in entire Caribbean region.

Actually, some seashores in Aruba gained international reputation – beaches like Manchebo, Hadicurari (known also as Fisherman’s Huts), Arashi, or Druif being famous worldwide.

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Planning A Stay At All-Inclusive Resorts In The US Virgin Islands

• September 1, 2014

Bluebeard Beach ClubA vacation to the US Virgin Islands is not out of reach. Take time to look at the all-inclusive resorts available in St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas. There are a variety of places to stay that offer everything from deluxe modern accommodations right on the beach to rustic villas tucked away in a hillside. Meals and activities are included in all-inclusive packages, and there are offers available for any budget geared towards couples, families, honeymooners and vacationers alike.

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Simply the Best – The Top Two All Inclusive Resorts in Turks and Caicos

• October 21, 2013

Turks Caicos-Club Med TurkoiseIf you are looking for an amazing paradise vacation, away from the hubbub of daily life and noise of the city, then you have come to the right place! These all inclusive resorts in Turks and Caicos are the perfect blend of modern comfort and an isolated paradise. Turks and Caicos offers beautiful white sand beaches, crystal blue calm water that seems to stretch on for eternity! It’s the kind of place dreams are made.

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Planning A Myrtle Beach All Inclusive Resorts Vacation

• August 4, 2013

Crown Reef Resort Myrtle BeachWhen planning your Myrtle Beach vacation, it is important to choose a city location that suits your needs and budget. With the wide variation, it can be hard for you to choose. Before planning your Myrtle Beach vacation, sit down and figure your budget. You need to plan for hotel, meals, and entertainment. You can find all details here.

As one of the most affordable hotels, The Ocean Plaza is a bargain. Over two-hundred feet of beach are adjacent to the hotel. Beachfront service caters to guests needs. Unfortunately, parking is hard to come by.

Many guests find themselves parking in lots a block away and then having to walk to the hotel along quiet streets and alleys. This can be a safety issue for the solo guest attempting a Myrtle Beach vacation.

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Rentals in Puerto Rico

• July 19, 2013

tropicalCar rental in Puerto Rico is big business. Being a popular tourist attraction, some of the car companies are sold out well in advance so it definitely pays to do your homework and book early.

With that said, there are certain times of the year when car rental is a little more quiet, and you can get away with a last minute or even an on the spot booking.

Some of the more popular car rental places in Puerto Rico are Dorado Car Rental in Dorado, Pier Car Rental in San Juan and of course the large multi-national car rental companies such as Avis and Hertz which are also found in San Juan. Your best option if you book in all inclusive resorts in Puerto Rico and enjoy your top-notch vacation.

The prices are generally quite competitive between companies and depend on your vehicle choice, there may only be a few dollars difference between different car rental providers.

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Caribbean vacation: US Virgin Islands All Inclusive Resorts

• July 15, 2013

caribbeanThe US Virgin Island vacation is a great idea for romantic and family get-away. Anybody would want to get away and have a relaxing, refreshing, and energizing vacation to release the stress from the loads of work and pollution in the city. Some would go for a vacation to have time for family and trying to make up lost times. Whatever the reasons are, having a trip away from the elements that stresses you out is of great help in your health so that when you come back to your usual activity, you’ll feel renewed. One of the best choice here if you find first-class US Virgin Islands All Inclusive Resorts.

In planning to have a trip, we usually choose a place that provides the general necessity of vacationers like; beautiful quite places, fine restaurants, shopping centers, sports, crystal blue waters, etc. One of the most important things is that we choose a place with good climate. Who would want a vacation to a very cold place, or that it always rains? A good climate is definitely a turn-on. A US Virgin Island vacation is the best choice because it has three islands that suit your preference. Each island has beautiful panoramic views, white sand beaches, sports and shopping centers, restaurants and a lot of hotels to choose from for your accommodations.

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Top All Inclusive Aruba Resorts

• July 15, 2013

Blessed with turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches, Aruba is a perfect haven for a perfect vacation. Thousands of tourists come to the island every year just to feel and enjoy everything that Aruba has to offer, and many of these tourists are delighted with the luxury and comfort that the all inclusive resorts in Aruba have shown and provided. There are a number of all inclusive resorts in Aruba nowadays. Why not choose All Inclusive Aruba Resorts here. These Aruba resorts are named “all inclusive” for the reason that they offer everything in one place. There are the fine dining, complimentary accommodations, water and land sports, and even transfers from and to the airport. All of these are available, making the all inclusive Aruba resorts the perfect place to stay at one and play at all.

Numerous surveys have revealed three of the top rated all inclusive Aruba resorts. The list includes the Divi Aruba and Tamarijn Aruba. If you want to know more about these Aruba resorts, then continue reading.

Divi Aruba All Inclusive Resort

divi-aruba-all-inclusiveNestled five minutes away from Oranjestad, Aruba’s capital city and ten minutes away from Queen Beatrix International Airport, the Divi Aruba all inclusive resort is known primarily for its white sandy beaches. However, its fine beaches are just the start. There are more to this Aruba resort than being a beach. The truth is Aruba has everything in place, from the beaches, to the water sports, biking or tennis. You can even watch the beautiful sunset while enjoying a tropical drink, and if you want to eat, you can go to its beachside restaurants or grill for that great food you’ve never tasted before. If you want some forms of entertainment before you retire to bed, Divi Aruba presents a sort of island entertainment at night. Perhaps what’s nicer to know about this resort is that it allows you to use the amenities of Tamarijn resort, which is located just right next door.

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Romantic Vacation in Tropical Destinations; Where to Go?

• May 20, 2013

Gone are the days when romantic vacation means going to a romantic city, booking in a luxurious hotel and eating at some 5-star restaurants. Well, not completely. But, most couples nowadays would prefer enjoying a romantic vacation in some tropical paradise. Well, who wouldn’t? Enjoying the sunset while sipping a cold drink on the beach or feeling the cold water kissing your toes. Isn’t that a great way to relax and forget about the stress in the office and the hurly-burly of city life?

beachWell, a romantic vacation is something you don’t do several times a year. So, why not make yours the most memorable one. And a romantic vacation in tropical destinations is surely a big hit to your wife. Besides, there are now lots of cheap vacation packages in tropical and adventure travel destinations nowadays that you don’t have to worry if your budget is not that huge. Not just this kind of vacation a great treat for your wife but yourself as well. Imagine, water skiing, surfing, snorkeling, coral reefs explorations, scuba diving and boat sailing; what better ways to relieve your self of the stress from your everyday office works.

The only drawback in this kind of vacation getaway is looking for the place to book your vacation. No worries now, here are some of the famous and fabulous tropical destinations that you will surely love;

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Top Ten Travel Destinations

• May 8, 2013

National Geographic magazine recently released a top ten list of the best travel destinations in the world. The list was based on aesthetic appeal, cultural integrity, environmental conditions, condition of historic structures and tourism management. Here is the list they chose, along with some general information about each tourist attractions and why you might want to consider the area for your next travel vacation.

1) Norwegian Fjords: One of the great wonders of the world, the tall peaks of Norway plunge down into watery canals that are one of the trademarks of Norway. There is no other scenery like it on earth, and combined with the Old World rustic appeal of the country there is no better vacation destination. Tourists can explore the region themselves and plan their own trip, which can include every single activity you could imagine, from fishing to hiking, sailing to sight-seeing. You could also take advantage of one of the many travel agencies both local and international who offer planned trips to this region, which includes cruise options as well as land based opportunities.

Hardangerfjord, Norway

Hardangerfjord, Norway

2) Cape Breton Island, Canada: Cape Breton Island is in Eastern Canada, just off the coast of Nova Scotia. The island offers a unique blend of Gaelic, French, and English cultures. The area is famous for its folk music and cheap, fresh seafood as well as turn of the century style and beautiful scenery. Explore the Island yourself or go through an established travel agency!

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What To Expect Of Phone Service In Mexico on your vacation

• March 25, 2013

While you are on your vacation to Mexico, you may need to communicate with friends and family back home. Or, you may have forgotten to relay some important information to a colleague at work. At the very least you may need to speak to a local restaurant over the phone to make reservations or call a golf course to set up a tee time. In any event, knowing what to expect of the phone service you will find in Mexico can be very helpful.

Cabo San Lucas beach, MexicoThe phone in your hotel room may be the most convenient to use, but it is probably best to avoid using it for making long distance telephone calls. Most resorts contract their long distance call service out to a second party long distance company who charges exorbitant prices.

Even making local calls from your room or suite could incur a surcharge from the resort for every call. Your best bet is to use the special pay phones that are located in and around most hotels that will charge about $1 a minute. That may seem a little pricey as well, but it is much better than the alternative.

Make sure that when you check in that you have the person behind the counter explain to you what the local and long distance rates are. That way, if you do decide to use the phone in your room or if you have to use it for an urgent matter, at least you won’t be surprised when you get the bill at check out time.

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