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5 New York City Rooftop Bars perfect for the summer

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If you will be in NYC this summer, there are some interesting bars you can hop to from one hotel rooftop to another. Here are some of the best where you can enjoy a round of drinks, the view, some fresh air, and a good company of friends:

Above 6

The people at Six Columbus has made a great stride in terms of what you can see at Above 6. Before, you will be staring at a drain pipe but right now, you will be able to get a glimpse of the Central Park. This rooftop getaway is inspired by the 60s and gives you that arty and minimalist vibe. Sip some Hummingbird while enjoying the panorama.

Empire Hotel


Top sites to visit along the Sicilian Coast

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Travelers have always been fascinated by Italy through the years. Tourists have walked the streets of Rome, admired the old structures in Florence, and watched the opera at Verona. This time, we’ll be navigating the roads of Sicily by car, which will take us right by the Sicilian coast for a fantastic view and a week’s worth of Italian amusement.

Palermo


To begin your journey, hop on a plane headed to Palermo. This is not only the largest city in Sicily, but also its capital. From the airport, you can easily rent a car so you can start off on your adventure by driving to Erice, which is about 90 or so kilometers south west from Palermo.


Food Travel: Great flavors to discover in China

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Like its vast lands and beautiful landscapes, China has a diversity of culture and people giving the world a wide array of great food and flavors. There are around fifty ethnic groups in China, so imagine the diversity of languages, customs, traditions, and way of life.

Despite the differences in their ways and practices, the people in China share one thing in common– their love for food. So when you have a China holiday and cross thru different regions, you can expect an assortment of gastronomic delights from plates fit for royalties to food that you never imagined to consume.

Peking Duck

Among the many contributions of China to the gastronomic world, the Peking Duck can be considered the best. The dish was once for the royalty only of China. The recipe to the dish only leaked out when a chef from the royal palace retired and put up restaurant, and the public was able to try out the dish of the emperors.


Things you should know about Alice Springs

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If you think about desert, Sahara comes first in any mind. Nevertheless, Australia is covered 70 % by deserts! Thinking about the desert, anyone knows that in a desert there is no life and the survive is very difficult. This is again a myth you will forget after visiting Alice Springs, which is located in the very middle of Australia. And in the middle of desert, of course.

Alice Springs viewed from Anzac Hill

Alice Springs viewed from Anzac Hill

Alice Springs, or Alice, or The Alice, as the Aussies shortly name it, is a small town with 25 000 inhabitants. It was grounded around 1870 when a cable line linking the Australian big cities was set in the desert. Enthusiastic workers discovered a spring here, and thus the town was founded. It is an important symbols for all Aussies, and maybe for all the mankind, of surviving in the most difficult conditions. The name of the Cable Company manager was Todd, and the name of his wife was Alice.


Luxury Vacation:Top 5 fantasy villas you should spend on

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These days, it takes a lot to get a traveler truly intrigued and excited. Through the years, we’ve been exposed to so many new technologies, exotic sceneries, and luxurious treats that we can’t help feeling sometimes that we really have seen it all. When it comes to high class accommodations, we’re no longer surprised with infinity pools, sky walks, and the humongous television set placed right above the bathtub. If you really want something unique and exclusive, the type of accommodation that gives you’re the bragging rights, going solo is the key.

Here are five villas you can rent on your next holiday, provided you have enough cash in your piggy bank. Spending US 2,000 dollars may be unthinkable for some, but it sure is enough to guarantee you a spot in one of these villas.

1. NAME: GOLDEN DOLPHIN VILLA

LOCATION: CABRERA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC


Top 12 budget Caribbean resorts for family vacations

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The economy is still pretty rough but families can go on a holiday without burning their bank account. The good news is you can find affordable Caribbean resorts which kids and adults will enjoy.

A Caribbean family holiday is still possible you just need to know when to go and where to go. You can find a lot of resorts offering great family specials from May through mid of December. You can even find deals offering free meals for kids thru your stay in their resort. The best way is to shop for the best deals from travel agencies then compare the rates to Caribbean vacation deals that you can get for yourself.


5 Airports in U.S. Deal with Bigger Issues other than Flight Interruptions

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Airline interruptions are usually a disappointment, and some airports seem to be controversy prone than others. Some airports have bigger problems more than weather disturbances. Talk of garbage, leaky ceilings, cockroaches, and other stuff that might just ruin your experience. 

Here are issues from airports with troubles bigger than flight interruptions:

Smelly SJC

It is such a nice thing to hear that San Jose’s Terminal A was newly repaired. So you can help but imagine how clean and fresh the place. However, there’s something that we must know. The airport looks grand but the smell doesn’t say so. A mysterious odor is stinking up the entire new terminal facilities. The smell seems like a combination of a sewer smell and a sweaty sock. It shows that looks can be really deceiving! As of the moment, workers are trying to know what causes the smell, or experience it to believe.


Top travel destinations in Kenya

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Kenya is a famous travel destination for those who want to go nature tripping, encounter wildlife, and see contrasts in life. Anyone will be fascinated with Kenya with its alpine snow and hot deserts, cityscape and its beautiful tribes. If you are planning a Kenya holiday, make sure you visit the following best destinations in Kenya:


Lake Nakuru

You can find this algae rich lake covered mostly by flamingos. These birds flock to the shallow waters by the millions. It is among the most spectacular sites you will see if you are a bird lover. Lately though, the number of birds have been dropping due to worsening pollution and changes in the environment.

 

Masai Mara