Abu Dhabi, UAE
Recognized as the biggest of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is now starting to make a name in the tourism industry with its lavish shopping malls, huge parks and gardens, international plush hotels, verdant boulevards and elegant skyscrapers.
Although you can only see a few cultural and historical travel attractions in this capital city, there’s still no time to be bored with the abundance of (and usually free) places of interest in here.
Aside from checking out the $50-million Kalifa Park, which is billed as the best park in the city with its beautifully-manicured gardens, aquarium, play parks, museum and train, you could also check out the huge Sheikh Zayed Mosque just like what Daily Mail UK Travel writer Nick Boulos did (“Arabian Sights: A Long Weekend in Abu Dhabi, Dubai’s Increasingly Dazzling Rival”).
Below is a snippet of his travel post about his Abu Dhabi vacation:
Big, bold and brash, the UAE boasts the world's tallest building and largest shopping centre, but while Dubai revels in such accolades, Abu Dhabi takes a more understated approach — not that you would think so, standing outside the aptly named Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque… It rises from a flat landscape, the city's skyscrapers visible in the distance, a majestic vision of white marble shimmering in the late afternoon sun… Removing our shoes, we ventured into the interior: a vast prayer room with the world's largest hand-knotted carpet — a Persian rug two years in the making — laid beneath multi-colored chandeliers off Swarovski crystals. Low mumblings of those reciting Holy Scriptures drifted across the otherwise silent room.
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If you’d like to see a nice fusion of world-class sophistication and Western lifestyle, then The Dalles Ranch is one destination that you ought to include in your Portland itinerary.
This subdued accommodation is best for private family vacations, weddings, retreats and even a simple get-together with your friends – just like what the Uncage the Soul Productions did in this time-lapse. Start your day with a stunning vista of Mt. Hood, and consider outdoorsy activities like cross-country skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing to keep you occupied throughout your stay.
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I feel like I've written so much about the amazing state of Colorado over the years. It continues to deliver that magic "dose" of life, each and every time. I had the pleasure of making this great journey this year with a few fellow T1ers.. . This place awaits you just the same. Make some plans and get there!
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The Ritz Hotel, London
Expect sophisticated service and the ultimate style and comfort when you decide to book a room at The Ritz London Hotel.
Doesn’t matter which of the five suite types you’re going to opt for as you will be rest assured that you will be welcomed by lovely, well-appointed rooms that won’t ever compromise your need for luxury. Get more info on this English accommodation, wherein room rates start at £270, and choose to relax in untainted lavishness at The Ritz London Hotel. Check out this review provided by travel-focused website, called Frommer’s:
-- It's still a glitzy mix of gold-leafed molding, marble columns, and potted palms, but new carpeting and air-conditioning have been installed in the guest rooms, and an overall polish has put the Ritz back center-stage. The Belle Epoque guest rooms, each with its own character, are spacious and comfortable. Many have marble fireplaces, elaborate gilded plasterwork, and a decor of soft pastel hues. Opt for a corner room: they're grander and more spacious.
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Located at the southern seaboard of the UK, Cardiff offers a wide array of accommodations, with budget, mid-range and luxury hotels running the gamut.
However, if you don’t like to compromise the quality of your room or the excellence of the hotel service, particularly if you want to get a little star treatment, then staying at John Malkovich’s The Big Sleep Hotel should be taken into account.
Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, you’ll find the great colors and the spacious areas in the 81 guestrooms of The Big Sleep Hotel as turn-ons. In fact, it was included in the top ten best celebrity-owned hotels in the world as written by Helen Nicholson of Daily Mail UK Travel (“In Bed with Bono, Robert De Niro and Catherine Zeta-Jones… Top Ten Hotels Owned by Celebrities”).
Here’s an excerpt of his article about The Big Sleep Hotel:
Having a Hollywood star as one of its owners isn’t the only thing The Big Sleep has going for it; it also boasts a plum location opposite Cardiff International Arena, just a short walk from Cardiff Central station… Housed in a former 1960s office block it’s a budget hotel with style and Malkovich is said to have had a hand in designing many of the rooms… They’re light and spacious, decorated variously in cool blues, powder pinks and neutral browns, and many of them offer king-sized beds and satellite TV… Prices start from a credit crunch-friendly £45 for a budget room, and the penthouse suite is the most expensive at £99, but most of the rooms feature great views over the city.
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The Shard, London
Although The Shard is scheduled to open on February 1, 2013, this much-awaited travel attraction is now creating a lot of buzz in the country as it stands out amidst the towering skyscrapers of London.
This not-to-be-missed landmark will surely become an icon unique to the city, and it will be certainly included in just about any traveler’s itinerary when visiting this British metro. The floors 68, 69 and 72, in particular, are where The View is located, and it is in here where you’ll realize that its height is, in fact, twice as high as any viewing platform in the city.
Daily Mail UK Travel writer Chris Leadbeater is lucky enough to have had the chance to enter The View even though its opening is still scheduled early next year (“The View from London’s Roof: A First Glimpse of the Capital from the Summit of The Shard”).
Here’s an excerpt of his experience as stated in his recent travel article:
Customers will be required to take two lifts to reach their destination – the first whooshing them to Level 33 of the building, a second rounding off the job. As I ride in the second elevator, gliding silently into the sky, I can feel the air pressure changing, my ears trying to cope with the swiftness of the ascent… A last flight of stairs takes me to Level 69 – and there it is. London. All of it… Aside from the Tower Of London, immediately recognizable, a chorus line of other capital landmarks takes a bow: the gathered towers of the City, including the celebrated (but shorter) ‘Gherkin’ directly to the north; the now equally iconic Olympic Stadium just behind, to the east; the noble sites of the centre to the west – the Houses of Parliament staunch and historic, the London Eye an elegant sphere; green patches where London’s open spaces offer leafy respite – Hyde Park, Regent’s Park, Hampstead Heath; Wembley Stadium, strangely distant off to the north-west, its arch conspicuous despite the drizzle.
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Cuzco is one of the cities in Peru that is constantly receiving a huge influx of travelers each year, and this isn’t that much of a surprise at all because it is world-famous as the prominent location of the magnificent Inca Empire. As it has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, approximately two million travelers now annually visit it.
Take a good look at Neels Castillon’s roadtrip video from Ushuaia to Cuzco as he further shares,
In February 2011, we did a 2 month trip with my girlfriend from Ushuaia to Cuzco; I shot over 3000 photos creating a short film in which you can travel with us. Enjoy!
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Shibuya has always been a popular hangout venue of young locals who are in search of dining and shopping opportunities in Tokyo. In addition, it is also one of the city’s must-visit destinations especially if you’re into dancing, nightclubs and music. Visiting the Womb Bar, in particular, allows you to not only enjoy three floors that overlook one of the largest dance floors in Tokyo, which could even house up to a thousand Clubbers, but also get a good night of enjoying music like drum and bass, techno and house.
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Different Men Shoes
When choosing your travel footwear, there are particular important considerations to make.
So in this article, we attempt to help you by giving some tips in choosing a good pair of footwear to suit your travelling needs.
Ideally, having 2 pairs of shoes for every travel is enough. There are some exceptions to the rules. The most important thing is to know what type of shoes you need.
The type of shoes to bring is dependent of many factors. Ask yourself the following questions in making the choice/s.
* Where are you going?
The general climate and other conditions of your country destination dictate the choice of footwear you need to bring. A tropical destination will require more of the open type of footwear, while those with cool climate needs closed shoes
* What is/are the purpose/s of your travel?
A business travel’s needs are different from that of a leisure trip’s.
* How will you travel?
The means of transportation and how you will move about in your destination should be taken into consideration in your travel preparations.
* What are the activities that are included in your travel itinerary?
This includes the extent of your activities while travelling so you have the right gear for it.
* When is your travel scheduled?
The weather condition in your country destination is of primary importance.
* What will be your baggage like?
The space that your footwear takes in your baggage should be kept in mind.
The eventualities of cueing, walking and waiting go with every travel. It is therefore advisable to keep comfort in mind at all times so you get the most out of your trip.
So start finalizing your travel plans now!
Let your next exotic destination take you to Turkey!
Adventure traveling on a budget? It is still possible to enjoy your stay in Turkish hotels, which we know, is a big part of your adventure travel.
We tell you where to stay when in Istanbul.
Agora Guest House & Hostel
This particular accommodation gives guests a unique feel and personalized service, and the wide array of rooms for every traveller make the Agora one of Turkey’s best hostels.
Sumo Cat Hostel
Art blends with adventure. Sumo Cat is the colourful boutique hostel, surrounded by the fashion shops, hip residences, music workshops and art galleries of Galata. It is a recently renovated 19th century building with 5 rooms uniquely designed by 5 different artists.
One adventure symbolic place in Istanbul, Rapunzel Hostel is centrally located in the hip and happening area of Istanbul. It is a budget hostel next to the famous Galata Tower, and the shopping, nightlife and cosmopolitan hangout and Tünel Square are all only five minutes away from this guesthouse. Also, Sultanahmet, principal monuments area of Istanbul, is also 5 minutes away by tram.
Overall, you can enjoy Istanbul’s nicest hotels even on a budget!
Ready that backpack now and head to Istanbul on your next break!
With verdant vegetation and glorious sand dunes, the vast and stretched beach in Es Cavallet is one of the most must-visit strips of beach in Ibiza. There’s no better way to top off your tan in the many nooks and crannies of this beach and to lessen the heat by taking a dip into its crystalline waters.
Of course, you shouldn’t miss out the Tore de ses Ported at the tip of Es Cavallet. See more of this beach in Ibiza by watching Ibiza.Travel’s video, in which the user shares,
Located in the privileged environment of Natural Park of Ses Salines. It is one of the nudist beaches better known and pioneering in Spain for this practice.
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South Africa is home to a wide array of land formations, including huge, natural and far-flung cliffs that serve as a piece of heaven for many passionate rock climbers.
In addition to a perfect climate to spend the day rock climbing, this vast country also offers many routes varying from easy climbs to traditional superhuman 33’s.
Catch Rok Klancnik as he explores South Africa for the best spots to practice and improve his climbing skills. In this video, he shares,
What is it like when six dudes go on a one month climbing trip in South Africa? In this short travel film in the form of a diary, the viewer joins the crew of ambitious climbers on their African climbing trip. 28 days in Africa: 20 climbed, 1 rainy, 7 a little bit of everything. In 34 minutes, the viewer struggles to climb the many impressive boulders, is amazed by the culture and people, different and interesting, is awestruck by the beauty of nature and has fun with the protagonists. In the end, he is left with a funny feeling that he now knows Africa a little bit better and that he understands somehow what it is like to be a climber.
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