Posts Tagged ‘California’

Adventure Travel: 5 Exotic summer destinations

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Hotel pools might offer a great view but no one will argue that there is nothing better that swimming in natural bodies of water that nature has to offer. You might have done some laps around the pool but you might want to explore some of the most exotic destinations across te globe where you can take a dip, relax, and splash around:

Jellyfish Lake in Palau

It is not recommended but who will not take the opportunity of swimming with jellyfish, tens of thousands of them. The Jellyfish Lake is home to one kind of jellyfish that has lost its sting because it does not have to deal with predators. They float around and try to find food and you can swim with them without having to worry about getting hurt at all.

Dead Sea in Israel

San Diego Restaurants

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Are you looking for the best restaurants in San Diego ? Maybe you’re planning a special dinner or a big business dinner. Maybe you just have expensive taste. :) Of course, good doesn’t necessarily mean expensive or vice versa.

You can find good San Diego restaurants no matter what you are in the mood for. Like Mediterranean? What about mouth watering spicy Mexican food? Or maybe you feel like something romantic, maybe Italian? Some of the favored San Diego restaurants include EXY, Candelas on the Bay and Baci Ristoranti. They sound pretty expensive. What do you think? As far as some of the other San Diego restaurants go, the first one is fairly average in price while the other two are up there.

San Diego tours

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If you’re planning a trip to sun-soaked San Diego, one thing you have to check out are some of the San Diego tours that are available. Sure, you can probably think of tons of things to do on your own like go to the zoo, or head down the highway and hit Universal Studios and even Walt Disney Land, so why bother checking out the San Diego tours? Because there’s so much that you’re missing out on when you don’t check out the San Diego tours right under your nose.

Best Attractions In San Francisco

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San Francisco, one of the most popular travel destinations in the Western United States. Not only does it have fantastic weather, a glamorous celebrity life, and an active community for Gay Pride, but it is also ripe with entertainment venues, and things to see. There are so many attractions in San Francisco, that it is hard to know where to begin when compiling a list of the best.


But I did my best, and while anyone who has been to this fantastic city in California will have their own locations that they label ‘must see’s’, here are a few of my own all time favorite attractions in San Francisco, and each one is, in my opinion, crucial to any tourist’s itinerary.

Three Classic Beach Vacations

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If you’re looking for a perfect getaway from the stresses of everyday life, a beach vacation will fit the bill! There’s nothing better than lying in the sand, basking in the sun and hearing the sound of waves gently lapping the shore for hours on end.

It can be hard to decide where exactly to go for your beach vacation, however. Tourists have many choices of beaches to visit and even different regions of the world; here are just three classic destinations for beach vacations to help you make a decision.

Hawaii Beach

1. Hawaii

The islands of Hawaii offer a classic relaxing getaway. Hawaii is so used to tourists now that you can indulge in many activities catered exclusively to visitors, from golf to spa visits. Whether you choose to stay on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, or elsewhere, you’ll find lots to do — or you can choose to do nothing at all.

Top 10 of the World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms

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Drinking a glass of wine in a simple room is not the same experience as sipping exact one under a canopy of stars. What defines the taste of any wine is the when and where you are sipping it.

This concept may anger the more logical minded members of the wine industry but several companies are already investing in wine tasting rooms. These tasting rooms offer a relaxed vibe and elegant window views of beautiful locales and are increasingly becoming part of big brewers’ calling cards.

The practice of making these structures to lure in possible customers have been started by newer wine industries belonging to Chile and Argentina and several states like Michigan in the United States for the American continent. In Europe, New Zealand and Austria have these rooms to lure in buyers. These architecturally elegant and scenery centered rooms invites the tasters to focus on their senses and the taste the wines provide.

More Than Just Wine Tasting in Napa Valley

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With over 3oo wineries, Napa Valley, California is best known as a wine tasting destination.  However, if wine tasting isn’t your thing, or if you are traveling with children, there is plenty of other things to do in Napa Valley.

Go on Safari without going to Africa with Safari West.  Safari West is not a zoo, and it is not a theme park. It is an African Wildlife Preserve which is home to over 500 animals, including mammals native to Africa, and exotic birds from around the world.  At Safari West you can take a truck tour where you will see a variety of African animals living together.  Some of the animals you  might see include giraffes, ostriches, zebras and wildebeest!   Then, after your truck tour you will take a walking tour where  you will see the cheetahs and the lemurs. Currently tours at Safari West are $68 and you must have a reservation.

San Diego Hotels

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San Diego is a great place to visit. There’s the beach, the famous zoo and even the Disney Land theme park isn’t too far way.

San Diego hotels offer some great amenities for your vacation. You can find San Diego hotels to meet any need, whether you are looking for a suite with plush pillows and a great pool or a family friendly place for the whole group to stay.

Depending on the San Diego hotels you choose, they can make your vacation even more enjoyable. Oh, but what if you’re in San Diego for another reason. Like a business trip. That’s okay. Most San Diego hotels are equipped for business purposes, but you can’t go to San Diego and not have a little fun. Even if it is just at the fitness center offered by many San Diego hotels.