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Travel Adventure: Best Mysterious destinations that you can explore

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You might be tired of the usual get away where you will join groups, meet locals, bargain with hawkers, and take tons of photos. If you have the craving for adventure and plan to go to places with some sense of mystery, then by all means since you may be willing to explore in these out of this world destinations:

Hang Son Doong giant caves in Vietnam

These giant caves of Vietnam are burrowed into Annamite Mountains of Vietnam. The caves seem to be lifted from the imagination of fiction writers who gave us a graphical representation of the world when it was once ruled by dinosaurs.

The stalactites are gigantic hanging from a rocky terrain with ferns and moss, with chambers that are so big you can fit the Tribune Tower in Chicago inside.


The most absurd and nuttiest contests all over the world [videos]

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We all want to be good at something. Whether it’s scoring a goal in a football game, or making the best apple pie, humans have an innate desire to excel at something–anything–and if possible, show off their skill so the world will know who’s who and what’s what.

Sometimes, it doesn’t really take much to be able to separate yourself from the rest of the pack. Take the Rock Paper Scissors Championships, for example, where contestants shake their fists and battle it out for a generous reward of over US9,000 dollars. Former contestant Bryan Bennett says in the world of Rock Paper Scissors, he enjoys some kind of popularity. In 2006, he won the silver medal for the contest and went home with US1,400 dollars. These days, some people who recognize him occasionally challenge him to a battle of the fists and he’s more than willing to accept them to keep himself sharp, as he sets his eyes on the 9,000 dollar prize.


4 Best Shopping Malls to Visit

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People travel for many reasons: to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, to visit friends and loved ones across the globe, and even to taste the most delicious morsels a French chef can offer. So, it is not a surprise that a select group of people can afford the luxury to travel in order to shop at the most exclusive shopping malls in the world. If you are most fortunate enough to indulge in shopping excursions across the globe, then this list featuring the best shopping malls to visit will definitely benefit you!


Santiago Vacation

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If you have ever been to Santiago, you know why a person would want to take a Santiago vacation. It is an absolutely beautiful city with so much to do.

Of course, there are more beautiful places to go in the world, rather than spending your time on a Santiago vacation. That’s fine. Go to Europe or Asia or even Africa. You might even have a world class time by not taking a Santiago vacation.

See, there is a lot you can do on a Santiago vacation. You can spend your Santiago vacation touring the city. Enjoying the flavorful cuisine of multiple cultures. You can find yourself in an outdoor market in an out of the way place, sampling the native fruits and meeting the residents. Or taking a tour of the wine country.


The fascinating Antigua Guatemala

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The town of Antigua, also referred as Antigua Guatemala (=Old Guatemala)  or La Antigua, has been for 200 years the wealthy capital of the Spanish province of Guatemala. Don’t think to the former province of Guatemala as a forefather of the today tiny state of Guatemala! The Spanish province of Guatemala stretched from Peru and included the southernmost part of Mexico, the state of Chiapas.

Santa catalina Arch is a landmark for Antigua and its colonial architecture

Santa catalina Arch is a landmark for Antigua and its colonial architecture

Obviously for any visitor, the developpment of Antigua was fully planified. There are churches, avenidas and former administrative buildings which are still nice, imposing and very well preserved, which made from Antigua an UNESCO heritage site.

Antigua was founded in 1524 and reached 60 000 inhabitants in 1770 when a strong earthquake pushed the Spanish administration to move away the capital of Guatemala in the new build Ciudad de Guatemala. In the late XVIIIth century the bulk of the population moved away, but some locals prefered to stay.


6 of the World’s Best Eco-friendly Destinations

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It’s old news that the more we travel by plane, the bigger our carbon footprint gets. If you’re concerned about the environment but you don’t think you can ignore your wanderlust, there’s really no need for you to worry. You can have the best of both worlds by choosing a “green” vacation. Ecotourism is getting to be more and more popular these days, what with people becoming more and more aware of their environment.

You might want to do your part as well. And if you think that you’re sacrificing too much by choosing to trod down the unbeaten path, think again. According to Ayako Ezaki of the International Ecotourism Society, by traveling “green”, you not only minimize travel’s negative effects but maximize its benefits as well. How: by giving something back to the people who make ecotourism possible.


Travel tips: Things you can do so you can sleep well while abroad

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Whether you are going to a place under the same or different time zone, often times you find it difficult to sleep when you are in a different place. We all hope that we find our travel rhythm and not miss our own bed and pillows.

If you are sharing these sleeping problems while on the road, read on as we have listed travel tips for you so you will have some good night’s rest so you will have a lot of energy to explore your destination.

Keep your room dark

Our body has its own clock and takes signals from its surroundings if it is time to sleep. The usual timing is of course we sleep at night and so it will help a lot if you can keep your hotel room dark if you want to get some rest. If you will be staying in a city, it is for certain that there will be lights and bright signage everywhere so the blinds or the curtains will surely help much.


Top 10 Restaurants with stunning views

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Food is a lot better when you have a good ambiance or a spectacular view that comes with the dining experience. If your travel budget is a bit tight and cannot book a luxury hillside hotels, a good meal at a restaurant with a great view from the dining area is always a good splurge. Here are some great places to enjoy good food and spectacular views:

1-Altitude in Singapore

This three level restaurant crowns the OUB Center which is the Singapore counterpart of the Wall Street in the West. It is a perfect place which offers the spectacular view of the city while enjoying your servings of satay, pizza, or Turkish bread and dips. A good chit chat with your travel mate or business colleague is nice with a few cocktails ranging from mojito to modern creative concoctions.