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Hidden Gems of New York City

Posted by on 2:19 pm in Blog, United States | 4 comments

Hidden Gems of New York City

The world’s most famous city has a tourist to-do list longer than the east coast, but for those returning to New York City, or who like to go off the beaten path a little bit, there are plenty of local adventures that await once you’re finished with the top attractions.

So once you’ve ticked off The Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park and everything else the guide books list for you, why not check out some of these more hidden gems throughout the city?

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8 Trendy Places to Eat in Dubai

Posted by on 4:27 pm in Food, UAE | 2 comments

8 Trendy Places to Eat in Dubai

If you’re visiting Dubai any time soon, prepare for beautiful scenery, rich culture, and top of the line food!

Dubai is an absolute haven for foodies, and visitors from all over the world flock here for some of the finest restaurants on earth. And with over 200 different nationalities represented, the choice in this truly multicultural destination is often overwhelming.

If you’re interested in some of the more popular places, this list is for you.

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10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Cuba

Posted by on 4:48 pm in Blog, Cuba | 6 comments

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Cuba

Cuba has been a popular tourist destination for many years, and especially now that their relationship has warmed with the United States, tourism to the island has never been higher.

And for good reason! Cuba is so different from any other country; travelers can seek romance in its old colonial streets, step back in time thanks to an old-world spirit, feel the heat of the Latin culture, or turn to nature for a relaxing quietness.

Everyone has their own reasons to visit Cuba, however, all travelers agree on one thing: Cuba is a unique country with a one-of-a-kind atmosphere, the result of several centuries of complex history and mixed culture.

While Cuba’s uniqueness is it’s main appeal, this can also be the cause of much confusion. Life on the island flows at its own pace, so it’s not uncommon that first time travelers rock up unprepared.

To help you out, the following are 10 things you should know before traveling to Cuba. Some of them may seem surprising, or even unbelievable, but all may be of great help while planning your trip, as well as during your stay.

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The Best Countries to Live in as an Expat

Posted by on 12:05 pm in Australia, Blog, Canada, Expat Life, Germany, New Zealand, Singapore | 6 comments

The Best Countries to Live in as an Expat

While we don’t have a choice over the country we’re born in, these days we often do have control over whether or not we choose to stay.

There are 195 countries in the world today, which presents almost endless possibilities for those wishing to live overseas. And when it comes to setting up your life in a new country, most nations are very welcoming!

People move abroad for many different reasons; for business, study, wanderlust, or simply to seek better life opportunities. Either way, to experience life as part of a new culture and have the chance to discover an exotic new land is a romantic adventure quite a lot of people entertain.

If you’re considering moving abroad but haven’t yet figured out where you want to go, the following are the best countries to live in as an expat, as well as important things you need to know!

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The Best Palaces and Forts in Rajasthan

Posted by on 11:31 am in Blog, India | 4 comments

The Best Palaces and Forts in Rajasthan

Welcome to Rajasthan! Perhaps no other place on earth can match the colorful history and royal ambiance of this Indian state riddled with legends of gallantry and valiance.

While Rajasthan has all of your typical attractions, what makes the region stand out is the myriad of palaces and forts. A throwback to ancient India during a time of warring dynasties, these structures offer a unique insight into the architectural practices of the time.

To walk inside is like walking into a living museum. Today, many have been converted into heritage hotels, though others remain publicly accessible in their original, often decaying, form. Many are shrouded in legend, myth, and ghost stories, which makes a visit even more mystifying if you’ve read up on your history before you go.

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Things to Do With 48 Hours in Marrakech

Posted by on 3:48 pm in Blog, Morocco, Writers | 4 comments

Things to Do With 48 Hours in Marrakech

Bordering both the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean, the North African country of Morocco typically attracts visitors for its 3,600 km of sun-drenched coastline. But with a rich history and diverse range of cultural influences many people travel to visit its cultural cities.

One of Morocco’s main cities, Marrakech, has become somewhat of a trend among intrepid travelers over the past decade, mainly thanks to its mysterious allure and unforgettable landscapes. Here you’ll find yourself gazing up at the beautiful peaks of the Atlas Mountain range, while wandering through a walled medieval city from the Berber Empire days.

From the Moorish minaret of the famous 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque, to the warren of alleyways and souks, Marrakech is a city where different sights and activities unfold from hour to hour.

A weekend in Marrakech promises to be an interesting one, but as there is much to see and do, you do need to do a little planning so you don’t miss out on anything. Below you’ll find some recommendations for how best to spend 48 hours.

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Reasons to Visit India’s Tropical Beachside Getaway (Goa)

Posted by on 12:20 pm in Blog, India | 6 comments

Reasons to Visit India’s Tropical Beachside Getaway (Goa)

People generally don’t picture India when they think of tropical beach destinations, but Goa offers a slice of peaceful seaside paradise that is far removed from the chaos and overcrowding you’ll find in New Delhi or Mumbai.

India’s smallest state, Goa offers a great introduction to India where you can get a relaxing taste of the country’s culture, wildlife, and natural beauty without having to navigate your way through crowds and confusion.

The entire state’s population is about one tenth of what you’ll encounter in India’s major cities, though Goa is still well set up for tourism, offering visitors easy transportation and a wide variety of accommodation options.

Hotels in Goa range from affordable basic backpacker hostels to luxury 5-star resorts. Wherever you decide to set yourself up, you’ll find yourself on or near the 100-kilometre coastline that stretches along the Arabian Sea, offering up dozens of picture perfect beaches.

This handy guide to Goa’s top experiences will also allow you to discover why you’ll want to add this coastal gem to your next Indian itinerary.

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Why Dubai Should Be at the Top of Your Travel Bucket List

Posted by on 12:35 pm in UAE | 2 comments

Why Dubai Should Be at the Top of Your Travel Bucket List

It’s hard to pin down exactly one reason Dubai is so incredible. It’s a city that prides itself on offering such a huge variety of experiences, sights, and sounds.

Dubai is one of the most opulent and expensive places in the world, much beloved by the wealthiest of celebrities and socialites – but its vastness and variety mean that even travelers on a budget can have an adventure.

If you still need convincing, here are just a few reasons why Dubai should be on your travel bucket list.

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Why 2019 Should Be The Year You Visit Antarctica

Posted by on 4:32 pm in Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Blog, Luxury Lifestyle | 4 comments

Why 2019 Should Be The Year You Visit Antarctica

Although Antarctica may seem like a cold, sparse and unwelcoming continent to the uninitiated, it is actually one of the most diverse, interesting and strikingly beautiful places on planet Earth.

From its thriving wildlife and breath-taking scenery, through to its status as an adventure playground for those fond of snowmobiles and sledges, the most southern continent offers a different kind of experience for each type of traveller.

And with more opportunities to get to there than ever before, here are just a few reasons why 2019 should be the year you visit Antarctica.

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Legal Travel to Cuba For Americans (Updated for 2019)

Posted by on 3:48 pm in Blog, Cuba, Travel Tips | 69 comments

Legal Travel to Cuba For Americans (Updated for 2019)

Cuba tourism is booming, and all American’s can now legally travel to Cuba – with some limitations.

American travelers have been restricted from visiting Cuba for years now due to a trade embargo preventing the US from spending money on the island, and while “tourist travel” is still prohibited, travel restrictions are now less severe, and any American wishing to travel to Cuba may do so for one of 12 reasons.

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