On our first trip, I l searched for our flights to Cambodia for a few months. Everyday I'd be at the computer at least for an hour figuring out the best route and comparing the rates between airlines. I spent so much time on it to the point that I had analysis paralysis. I just kept waiting for the lowest rate possible, and each time the rate dropped, I'd be hoping that it would drop even further. I planned to stretch my travel budget as far as possible, and if I have to be in from of the ...Read the rest of this entry »
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is a place made in memory of the late leader of Vietnam. The mausoleum is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is located upon the very same place where Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on the 2nd of September, 1945. Subsequent to the Declaration of Independence the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was born. The mausoleum is situated upon the center of the Ba Dinh Square.The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum was inspired by the Lenin Mausoleum in ...Read the rest of this entry »
Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. The city of Hanoi has been constructed from the plain and has many rivers that go across it. There are numerous beautiful, picturesque lakes in Hanoi. Thus Hanoi is on occasions referred to as the 'city of lakes'. The most prominent and at the same time most renowned of the Hanoian lakes are the Hoan Keim Lake, Bay Mau Lake, Halais Lake also known as the Ho Tien Quang Lake and the West Lake. Out of these lakes the West Lake is the largest and is the most ...Read the rest of this entry »
Bali is a paradise, there's no question about it. We don't even have to mention the obvious. But for those with a passion for fishing, a trip here may just be what the doctor ordered. Don't forget, this is an island not too far from the equator in the Indian Ocean. So you know there are some exotic tropical game swimming in these waters. And you'll be doing so via a method called trolling.
For those not familiar with this type of fishing, trolling is a where one or more baited fishing lines are ...Read the rest of this entry »
Laos will sweep you off your feet with her immense natural beauty. And the south is no exception. By now you're well aware of the country's laid back relaxed atmosphere and ambiance. It is even more so in the south. How is that possible? Well, it just is. And a prime example of the laid back scenic nature of the country is at the Boloven Plateau. Get ready for lush jungles, rivers, hilltribes and refreshingly cool waterfalls. This is also the birthplace to some of the best Laotian ...Read the rest of this entry »
Looking for a place to stay in L.A.? Try Marina del Rey, an ideal choice for a getaway or vacation with its swanky hotels, nearby water recreation and more restaurants in one square mile than even New York City.
Marina del Rey also happens to be located just minutes from such popular L.A. tourist areas as Venice Beach and trendy Santa Monica, a kind of nirvana for shoppers who love perusing the upscale boutiques and one-of-a-kind shops while never going further than a couple of blocks from the ...Read the rest of this entry »
Thailand Thailand is usually the best place to start for the first time independent traveler. It's very easy to get around and there are always lots of other backpackers about to chat and hang out with. Thailand is a mixture of forests to the North for Trekking and some of the best beaches in the world in the south. Bangkok is a buzzing city criss crossed with canals & rivers. The sky line is one of high rises, shopping malls & international hotel chains but at the canal banks and ...Read the rest of this entry »
Asia is famous for many cultural and religious festivals. Almost every country in the continent has its own world-famous event which draws visitors from all over the world to its shores. The Genting World Lion Dance Championship is Malaysia's claim to fame when it comes to festivals. This colourful, exciting and exhilarating event, with a history spanning over 1500 years, is held once every two years at the Arena Of Stars in Genting Highlands, which is known as Kuala Lumpur's City of ...Read the rest of this entry »
Cambodia is also about nature too! Sure, many quickly, almost instinctively associate the Southeast Asian country with ruined temples. Any why not? Some of the world's best call Cambodia home. But don't forget, the country is in the tropics. Meaning that some lush jungles and warm beaches also call this country home. Experience the pristine environs of the kingdom as part of a combined jungle adventure and undisturbed beach break. Some light adventure awaits!
Embark on the scenic three ...Read the rest of this entry »
You have probably heard the term five star world cruises but not realized that it actually is the branded name for a group of cruises offered by Amercian Express. These cruises are the penultimate in world travel and they cater to those fortunate individuals who have the free time and the money to simply sail all over the globe.
These five star world cruises take place on floating hotels that are run just as efficiently and glamorously as any five star hotels on land. Your boat is your home ...Read the rest of this entry »