Posts Tagged ‘travel’

3 Favorite Mexico Vacations

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Mexico has always been a fantastic place to visit. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find it somewhere – world class cuisine? Try Mexico City. Looking for great beaches? Puerto Escondido is your destination. Beautiful antiquities? Ancient sites abound. All these reasons make Mexico perfect for any vacation; here’s some of the more popular destinations.

The capital city of Mexico gets the first mention here. Mexico City is easily the most populous city in the country, with over 8 million residents. Because of this, it is easily one of the most modern. It hosts restaurants from top chefs such as Michael Mina; has plenty of American favorites like Starbucks at every corner. And if you’re looking for nightlife, Mexico City’s got it. Mexico City also plays host to many national treasures, such as the National Museum of Anthropology in Chapultepec Park. Don’t be scared by all the media hype regarding crime in this big city – it’s no more or less than you will find in any major metropolitan town.

5 Travel Myths you didn’t know

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There are various myths about travelling that are perpetuated around the world, and seem to so plausible that many people never bother to check them out before they set out on holiday. Here are five of these travelling myths you may not yet have come across:

Tips to avoid an expensive phone bill while traveling

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Tourists are all about hopping on a plane, boarding a ship and catching the nearest train on the platform so they could escape to a different place. Everything is new, and in an instant you leave behind a world that’s all too common for your taste. You’re looking for new experiences, yearning to be in a strange city among strange people living strange but very interesting lives. Still, this is all temporary. You know that this exotic country isn’t your real home, but just a place where you need to unleash the explorer that resides deep within you. In the real world, you have a home and friends and family that are waiting for you when you get back. It used to be that the only way to communicate with them was through mail, and then the telephone.

Why Traveling by Rail and Bus May Be More Convenient

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If there is one thing the US is not known for, it’s transit via bus and rail. Travel by busses and railroads is commonplace in many other developed nations, except in the US. This has changed in recent years, however. In fact, ridership for Amtrak, the United States rail system, has increased year by year for the past 7 years. Does rail or bus travel make sense for you? Well, that depends on several factors: where you’re going, how fast you want to get there, and how much you want to spend.

Santo Domingo Vacation

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Going on vacation. A Santo Domingo vacation. What better place to visit? Santo Domingo is in the Dominican Republic. Just the sound of that sound romantic and mysterious.

And while a Santo Domingo vacation can be romantic and offer some mysterious tours that take you through historical sights, there is more to a Santo Domingo vacation than romance and mystery. Well, and casinos.

One place to check out when taking a Santo Domingo vacation is the Zonas Colonial where you can travel back to the 16th century. Old castles are converted into museums, while other historical buildings are now working cafes and hotels. If you want a romantic Santo Domingo vacation, this is the place to go.

Control Your PC using Twitter from Anywhere Anytime you like

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TweetMyPC is yet another web based service that uses the Twitter platform. This time to literally control your PC! That is, you tweet, and your PC does!

Still confused? Lets put it this way: You’re realize that you are late for work and rush to your car meanwhile your brother abroad is downloading your vacation pictures from your PC that’s acting like a private webserver. Once he’s done he tweets you and you receive his message, in between red lights you tweet to your specific TweetMyPC account with the word “Shutdown” and lo and behold! As you swerve your way into your work place you PC is being shut down!

I mean can you imagine the scope for something like this? With wireless internet becoming widely available each passing day. I don’t think it’ll be long before hobbyists I’ll wire small factor PC’s to their car and the be able to tweet command like “stream playlist from home PC”

Top 19 Most Complained Airlines in the USA

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Do you have a score to pick with that airline you traveled with during your last business trip? Well, that’s not exactly new. Almost everyone who travels by plane is less than impressed, especially when they’re traveling during the peak season. Just in case you want the heads up, below are the top 19 most complained airlines in the USA.

19th Place: Southwest Airlines

Out of every 100,000 passengers of this airline, a total of .21 complains. Just last year, over 100 million passengers who flew them to the Southwest, and compared to the other airlines in this list, there is only one complainant for every 500,000 passengers.

Perhaps it’s the staff’s sunny temperament? The airline ranked No. 1 in the DOT’s list of excellent airlines for three consecutive years. If there are complaints about the airline, their management has done right to keep it to a minimum.

5 things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Town is comparable with Mallorca. It is very European, and many Europeans have there a second vacation house. The city is booming. I visited Cape Town two weeks ago and stayed in Cape Heritage Hotel; I was happy there, and I can recommend you this special hotel.

And I am also able to recommend you a few other attractions of Cape Town:

So, here are 5 things to do in Cape Town:

1. The Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. Jan van Riebeck founded Cape Town at 1630 as a supply basis for the dutch ships, and founded also a vegetable garden. Today the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is one of the world largest, and a main attraction of the city. It stretches on 530 ha. , having wide collections of plants, including protea. Protea is growing only in SA and is a national symbol.