It’s a funny thing that as I write this I have a friend who is currently vacationing at this very spot that our friends over at Jet2Holiday suggested for us today. As an island, in fact any Greek island but especially Corfu, there is always a sense of togetherness and community. It is the kind of atmosphere not felt in city destinations and mainland destinations. Corfu as an island promotes all the typical values of Greek culture but it is on this island that it is especially prominent.
The island is a veritable network of charming towns oozing character. This early morning view of Kerkyra, a town that is renowned for its views and beauty, perfectly captures the serenity and enchantment of the small towns. The dated architecture brings with it a sense of tradition, a window into the past, which really brings out the character. Continue Reading
At 1,013 meters (3,324 ft) in length with a total area of 8 hectares (19.77 acres), the swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile is the largest in the world. It was listed officially as the largest swimming pool by area in the Guinness Book of World Records in December of 2006.
The pool holds a staggering 250 million liters (66 million gallons) of water and is the equivalent to about 6,000 8-meter long pools. Located about 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Santiago, San Alfonso del Mar is a major tourist attraction and popular destination for both Chileans and tourists from around the world.
Below you will find the most extensive gallery online, along with information on the technology behind this incredible pool. You€™ll also find out why they bothered with such an elaborate construction when the resort is beside the ocean. Continue Reading
When one thinks of exotic travel location I don’t imagine that Russia tops many lists. However Russia is home to many beautiful sites, culture, architecture, oh and the world’s longest recorded underwater cave! Continue Reading
This past year,New York Cityhad 50.9 million visitors spending a total of 32.5 billion dollars. With countless attractions to offer, it can be difficult to choose what to take part in when visiting the Big Apple, especially with a limited budget.
BestOfNewYork.com, a website offering major discounts on New York City attractions, shows, tours and hotels, has done the choosing for you with a list of the top five activities not to miss when visiting NYC. BestOfNewYork.com offers amazing discounts on all of the below attractions and more. Additionally, BestOfNewYork.com is currently running a sweepstakes offering a FREE trip toNew York including all of the below attractions and more.
Top Five Picks Not to Miss When Visiting the Big Apple Continue Reading
On September 28, 2013, Jeb Corliss, one of the world’s foremost and best-known wingsuit pilots and BASE-jumpers, successfully completed what he says, ‘was the hardest thing I’ve ever done’.
Dubbed the Flying Dagger, Corliss jumped out of an airplane and flew through a narrow crack in the Jianglang mountains in China’s Zhejian Province at approximately 100 mph (160 km/h). The fissure is only about 60 feet (18 m) wide at the top and 15 feet (4.5 m) at the bottom. Continue Reading
Thailand is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, with it rich history, lush jungles, and breathtaking views, and we love the food and people! We’ve done a few trips there in the last year and here are some highlights of what we think are great things to do in Thailand when you get there!
Cruising when on a vacation in Thailand the first thing that Thailand offers as their brand is the famous rock formations in the blue turquoise waters. And the best way to enjoy that view is by boat.One or multiple day excursions are available to enable you a good view of this magnificent landscape.
The trips are combined with other activities like snorkeling and kayaking, making your travel experience fantastic.You can also make a romantic voyage just for you and your partner,but everything depends of the price you are willing to pay. You can visit all the biggest tourist attractions in Thailand. Continue Reading