Posts Tagged‘Beach’

Enjoy the best Puerto Rico has to offer this winter

Has the initial burst of cold air from the north got you feeling down? You would normally book a flight to somewhere warm like you usually do, but lo and behold, you just realized that your passport just expired. Don’t despair though – you live in America! The island nation of Puerto Rico is an official territory of the United States, meaning you can board a flight to this exotic destination with little more than a piece of government-issued photo identification. What unique attractions await you in Puerto Rico? Below, we’ll give you a taste of a place that will…

The Most Wonderful 5 Islands in Thailand You Have to Visit before You Die

Thailand’s islands certainly seem to be pulled out of a fairy tale. Turquoise waters, rustic beach shacks, white sands, hammocks lazily swaying between palm trees – just the thought of it all makes you want to pack your bags, get your summer travel insurance, and hop on a plane to enjoy the most amazing vacation ever! Each island has its own charm and unique traits, so where should you go? Check out some of the most wonderful Islands in Thailand and decide for yourself! 1. Ko Lipe Settled by sea gypsies, the island is part of the Adang-Rawi Archipelago, and…

Mexico’s Almost Best Kept Secret – Isla Holbox!

sunset bar in Holbox, Mexico

There aren’t many places in the world these days that can be dubbed veritable paradises, but, I’ve just been to one, Isla Holbox (pronounced Hole-Bosh). Ever since the creation of Cancun in the 1970s by the Mexican Government and some hoteliers, the Mayan Riviera has exploded with tourism, now stretching more than 80 miles (130 km) south to the picturesque Mayan Ruins of Tulum (which has become a small city itself after a major boon in foreign/local investment). While places like Playa Del Carmen (fastest growing city in North America) allure vacation goers looking for more of an “adventurous” vacation…

Does Boracay, Philippines Live Up to The Hype?

The most heavily marketed beach destination in The Philippines by both the media and the tourism board is the infamous, Boracay Island. Travel & Leisure even voted it the second-best island destination in the world after another Philippine island, Palawan. I’ve been to the Philippines three times, and every time, I’ve made an excuse to not visit Boracay. “it’s too expensive”, “it’s too commercial”, “it’s going to be like Ibiza”, etc. Well, after being in Manila for a month, I wanted to get away to try and do something new, and Boracay had my eye. I have wanted to learn…

Top Reasons To Visit Melilla, Spain

spanish city in Moroco

Witnessing its uniqueness is one of the top reasons to visit Melilla.  Located on the north coast of Morocco, this small enclave is one of the only two countries under the governance of a European country in Africa (the other is Ceuta).  Melilla is considered an autonomous city of Spain, despite its numerous attempts to declare its independence. But even if this region establishes its independence from Spain, the Spanish culture is deeply ingrained in the hearts of the locals, as evident in their infrastructures and culture. For a unique vacation experience, here are some of the top reasons to…

The Best Beaches in The UK

The UK may not be the first place in the world you think of when it comes to beaches, but you may be surprised at some of the fantastic sandy havens scattered around the country. Here’s a list of some of the top beaches around the UK that you may or may not have heard of… Luskentyre, Outer Hebrides Luskentyre has often been voted Britain’s best beach, so it seems appropriate to start there. It has glorious white sands and crystal clear waters, something which you’d be more used to seeing in the Caribbean. It’s a little out of the…

Is there more to Cancun than just Spring Break?

beautiful xel ha

Previously a small fishing town, Cancun is now a world-renowned holiday destination often frequented by partygoers. Boasting warm sunshine all year round, white sand beaches, calm turquoise waters and an abundance of night time hangouts, it has long been regarded as the Spring Break location of choice for hundreds of students. However, contrary to popular belief, this lively landscape has quietened down in recent years, allowing more tourists to enjoy the attractions and entertainment on offer. There is still a vibrant social scene, and those on holidays to Cancun 2014 have plenty of recreational options to choose from. Read on to…

Family Fun Games to Play on Vacation!

A vacation is an ideal time to get away and have lots of fun traveling with your family. All members of the family can interact with each other and bond during this time. When you’re on vacation, you’ll want to have as much as play time as possible. A good way to do this is to engage in fun and unique family games. Getting the entire family involved will create lasting memories that all family members will think about happily for years to come. Here are some suggestions the entire family will enjoy: Water Games  Play water games with your…

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