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Top 5 Cayes you can choose from in Belize

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Belize in the Caribbean has over two hundred islands. You can head to some of the most visited cayes of Belize but venture a few hours south and you can visit some of the remote places in this beautiful corner of earth.

You have been looking through pictures, reading travel guides, and asking friends which of the islands in Belize should you go to on your holiday. We agree with you that it is not easy to pick from a list of paradise islands. Well, this post is not really going to make the decision process any easier:

Caye Caulker

This island has a very laid back atmosphere with more bikes passing by the sandy streets. Everyone is hypnotized by the lifestyle here that dictates things to be on slow-mo. If you plan to go backpacking, this caye is perfect for you. More affordable accommodations outnumber the luxury hotels. Definitely the Caribbean vibe oozes out of Caye Caulker.


Top 8 Most colorful towns around the globe

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Seeing colors is always refreshing when you are used to seeing all bricks, steel, or dull stones everyday. In some towns, people love colors and have decided to paint their houses. Here are some of the most rainbow like towns in the world:

Bergen, Norway

The locals call Bergen as Bryggen which literally means quay or wharf. The town traces its origins back to the middle ages when the town was the center of trade and commerce in the region. Like most of the old structures in other featured colorful towns, the buildings now are restaurants serving great dishes made from the freshest catch of the day sold in a fish market nearby.

This place has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The old wharf was rebuilt using the old techniques and patterns dating back to 16th century.

 

Willemstad in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles


Five Beautiful Beaches in Bali sans the crowd

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Approximately 2.5 million tourists frequent Bali during the peak season. With that figure alone, someone has to wonder whether or not there’s still room for the traveler who just wants some peace and quiet and a nice strip of white sand to enjoy. Thankfully, there are still beaches in Bali which are not as crowded as Dreamland. Discover these hidden but worthy treasures.

Balangan Beach

The Balangan Beach is very close to Dreamland and its chain restaurants and resorts. For some reason, though, it manages to retain its rustic charm. This means you get to enjoy a quiet weekend with the family or by yourself and still be a stone’s throw away from Bali’s hottest hangout spots. The room rates here are also bound to be cheaper, but don’t expect anything too fancy.


Winter Travel: Top 5 Non-Skier Destinations

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When the snow starts, it is time for the winter gear to get out of the storage and it is time to think of your winter activities. There is more to winter than skiing so if you do not like the idea of gliding down the slopes, here are some of the best travel destinations for you this season:

Zermatt in Switzerland

Winter destinations

Take a ride on the red train called Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn and enjoy the amazing vista of the dazzling Alps. The small liner journeys from Zermatt going to St. Moritz or Davos through 291 bridges and jaw-dropping scenery. It is the slowest express train you will take but every second of the 7.5 hour trip is worth it.

From Zermatt, the Gornergrat Bahn will bring you thru fairytale forests and alpine meadows as it goes up the Gornegrat. When the weather is excellent, the Matterhorn will be in full view. When you get to your destination, you can relax, enjoy the panorama, and some hot fondue.


Secrets to budget traveling in Papua New Guinea

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The last months of the year are usually reserved for snowball fights, sled rides and hot chocolate enjoyed by the fire. But for those of you who want to shake things up a bit, it might be nice to have some fun under the sun while during these otherwise cold bitter months. Let the rest of mankind pile on layer after layer of thick clothing as you get ready to strip down to your bikini and dive into warm, clear waters. Does that sound fun to you? If your answer is a resounding “yes”, then back your bags, get on a plane, and jet off to Papua New Guinea.


Travel Tips: Destinations where you need to hire guides or travel in groups

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Human brains are wired to search for answers. Hence, complications definitely tickle the quirky and enthusiastic mind of a traveler – few of Earth’s most attractive and appealing areas to explore are the most complex areas to visit. In this article, we present places where even the most sharp-witted and streetwise explorer would even ask for guidance.
 
When the term “group travel” comes up to one’s mind, one might definitely think of tourist-filled buses stopping over in travel sites for several minutes just to follow a strict schedule. However, not all these activities are made equivalent. Significantly, there are several areas where not having a guide would leave you not just dumbfounded but would put your life in risk.


Florida travel: Boat-Up Luxury in Fort Lauderdale

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With inland waterways of over 300 miles, as well as 50,000 yachts registered, the world’s Yachting Capital is considered to be Fort Lauderdale. Serving as a home port for two of the world’s biggest cruise ships, and the location of the world’s biggest boat show, this Intracoastal Waterway presents a scenic and close proximity to the Atlantic. Adding the fact that this town in Southern Florida is sunny for 3,000 hours a year, it’s no wonder why this place is the ultimate location for a luxury lifestyle of boat-ups.


Sacred Destinations: Rediscovering your Soul in the holy temples of Java, Indonesia

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The island of Java can be considered a true melting pot of the world’s religions as it hosts Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and Christianity in its 51,0357.7 square miles. What adds to the thrill of this faiths existing side by side each other is finding relics of some of these major religions strewn across the plain s and hills of the island. Walk a little in the grasslands and you might chance upon the ruins of old temples or a weathered rock which you can tell was once an image of the Buddha. You might doff your hat off to pay your respects to your find but sooner or later the plumes rising out of a nearby volcano will remind you that nature itself is something to be reverential to in Java.