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The Most Famous Cities in Egypt

The most famous cities in Egypt.

Cairo

Cairo is one of the oldest cities in the world,it’s  the Capital and the biggest city in Egypt. The city is a sprawling metropolis hiding more scenic treasures than most cities can even dream of.

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The Lau Archipelago, Fiji

The Lau Islands of Fiji are situated in the southern Pacific Ocean. The Lau Group covers a land area of 188 square miles. It is one of Fiji’s less explored regions located far in the east of Fiji separated from the mainland by the Koro Sea, South Pacific Ocean.

 

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Skaftafell Ice Cave

Skaftaffell Ice Cave, Iceland

Skaftafell ice cave is located on the frozen lagoon of the Svínafellsjökull glacier in Iceland. The lack of air in the pressurized glacier means that it absorbs almost all visible light, apart from the blue fraction which is then visible to the naked eye. However, this blue ice can be seen only under certain circumstances: in winter after long periods of rain when the surface layer of the glacier has been washed away. It can be seen in ice-caves like this one and on floating icebergs that have recently rolled over.

Skaftafell ice cave

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Salar de Uyuni: One of the World’s Largest Mirrors

Salar de Uyuni: One of the World’s Largest Mirrors

Salar de Uyuni  is currently the world’s largest mirrors (10,582 square kilometers). Some 30,000–42,000 years ago the area was part of a giant prehistoric lake, Lake Minchin. When the lake dried, it left behind two modern lakes and two major salt deserts, Salar de Coipasa and the larger Salar de Uyuni.

Salar de Uyuni: One of the World’s Largest Mirrors

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Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Italy

There is no wonder why Italy is called Bel Paese(Beautiful Country). It is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. The great cities of art, like Rome, Venice and Florence are world famous and have been attracting visitors for centuries.

Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Italy

  • Canals of Venice

Venice is the crown jewel of water cities. Romantic gondolas, and Italian architecture along the Grand Canal helped earn this status. Stitched together with over 150 canals that have become central to its character, Venice has decayed since its heyday and has more tourists than residents, but with its romantic charm it remains one of the top tourist attractions in Italy.

Canals of  Venice

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Casablanca Beach Resort – Goa

Casablanca Beach Resort Goa is crouched amidst nature and serene atmosphere. Casablanca Beach Resort Goa is just 100metres away from the sandy beach of the Arabian Sea and 250metres away from the popular Candolim Beach Goa.

Evocative of the pure, white washed elegance, vibrant energy and comforts of Spain and Portugal, Casablanca Beach Resort Goa, offers its guests the true experience of Goa. A finely balanced infusion of Goan hospitality, lush gardens and discreet service greets you at our door, and throughout your stay with Casablanca Beach Resort Goa.

Ideally perched on the sandy beaches of Candolim, Goa, Casablanca Beach Resort Goa is a beach side resort in Goa that offers you the doorstep to the Arabian Sea, just 42 kilometres from the Airport.

Enjoy a relaxing vacation with Casablanca Beach Resort Goa, indulge in the best that Goan beauty and charm has to offer.

Places to see in Bali

Being a small island in the Indonesian archipelago, Bali  lies between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. The island is volcanically active and extremely fertile, its mountainous terrain boast many peaks around 2000m, with the tallest Gunung Agung (known as the “mother mountain”) is over 3000m.  Read more »

Luxury Travel for Summer 2012

As we approach the busy summer travel season, one trend is holding strong, at least according to top luxury hotel brands: People are traveling more, often for longer periods of time, with extended families, friends, and children.  They want their hard-earned time away to be worth it, with money going towards both value-added and exclusive experiences.

Other top luxury brands like Ritz-Carlton, Mandarin Oriental, Orient-Express, and the Regent Seven Seas cruise line are seeing similar growth, while top travel agents have a hand in planning these requests for an exceptional experience.  Stacy Small, president of L.A.-based Elite Travel International, designs high-end itineraries for clients around the world and is seeing requests roll in for exotic getaways, but also from those wanting to recharge domestically.
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Top 10 Miami nightclubs

Miami is  a place where a large number of celebrities live, vacation, and party, adding to the chic and excitement of Miami nightlife. It is a very colorful city with a large number of bars and nightclubs to satisfy the night owl.
Nightclubs and Miami’s bars  are world famous due to the ever increasingly amount of influx into the city, and its fun, party atmosphere.
Whatever type of nightlife you enjoy, you will find something to your taste Miami. There are laid-back bars where you can go and enjoy music to your taste, whether it is jazz, blues, or Latin music.

Practically every club in the area has installed closely guarded velvet ropes to create an air of exclusivity. Don’t be fooled or intimidated by them — anyone can go clubbing in the Magic City, and throughout this guide, I’ve provided tips to ensure you gain entry to the venue you want to go to. Read more »

Interesting facts about Ibiza

The Greeks called Ibiza and Formentera the Islas Pitiusas (Islands of Pine Trees). Alongside the hardy pines, the most common crops are olives, figs and almonds. Perhaps surprisingly, about half the island  remains covered by thick woods. Indeed, driving around the back roads of the north is to plunge into a rural idyll – not what one associates with Ibiza at all!

Ibiza’s beaches and laid-back attitude first became a major drawcard in the flower-power heyday of the 1960s – while North America’s hippies were ‘California dreaming’, their Euro‑pean counterparts were heading here to tune in, turn on and drop out. It’s hard to believe that in 1956 the island boasted only 12 cars!

A rugged coastline is interspersed with dozens of sandy beaches, most consumed by intensive tourist developments. A few out-of-the-way beaches remain, but in summer you won’t be doing much solitary swimming.

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Travel electronics & Solar panels

This is a purely practical and potentially dull article. If you’re not a fan of watts, volts and amps and have no need to play with solar panels then you might want to skip this one.

It’s taken a lot of research to find an effective way to charge my assortment of travel electronics so I’ve decided to share a photo of my set up in the hope that someone else finds it useful.

The outputs I will be using are:

USB – for the Kindle, Android phone (which doubles at my digital music player and is loaded with music, audio-books and pod-casts) My rear light which, quite unusually, has a lithium-ion battery and has a standard USB connector for charging and my Garmin 310XT which I take as a backup to paper maps and has some very interesting and obscure routes installed that are absent from my roughly 250,000:1 ratio touring maps. Read more »

Best Romantic Places in the USA

You know the old saying, “different strokes for different folks.” Well, the same goes for couples planning their romantic getaways. Some couples revel in the excitement of exploring a new city; some dream of lazing about on sun-drenched beaches, all the while sipping a margarita. Still others desire an adventure — to hike, kayak or horseback ride — and some just need to drop the kids at their parents and get away … anywhere.

Kauai

Kauai is a Hawaiian getaway filled with distinct couples’ offerings, from secluded beaches and private beach villas to hiking adventures in the Na Pali Coast State Park and horseback rides along the beach. And if you’re a couple who enjoys the simple pleasure of marveling in your environs, Kauai has mountains, rainforests, cliffs, beaches — each sure to procure moments of transcendence.

 

 

 

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