Archive for November, 2013

Popular Trekking Destinations Of The World

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Trekking DestinationsEverybody loves an adventure and what is more adventurous then undertaking a trekking trip. Trekking is a very thrilling and enjoyable thing to do. If you are planning a trekking trip and are confused as to which place to choose for your trip then this article will surely help you. In this article you will get to know about some of the popular trekking destinations of the world.

Nepal: This country is surely the paradise for those of you who love trekking. If you want to enjoy the enchanting sights of Himalayas then you can trek throughout the Langtang Valley. Other places through which you can trek in Nepal are Kathmandu, Khumbu, Mount Everest Base Camp etc.

Kokoda Trail: It is highly difficult to trek through this trail but then that is what makes this place so famous. Kokoda trail is magnificent with its jungles that are situated in Papua New Guinea.
Patagonia: In order to witness the true beauty of the wilderness of Patagonia located in Argentina and Chile you have to hike throughout the Tierra del Fuego and Torres del Paine.

Macchu Pichu: Being one of the wonders of the world, a hike through Macchu Pichu will perhaps be the most amazing trekking experience you will have in your life.

Ladakh Range: Situated in India, this range has extremely harsh and dry conditions but then the sights of sheep and yak is sure to make your trekking trip a memorable one.

Mount Kenya: Want to behold the sights of the African wildlife and craggy landscapes? If yes then do plan a trekking vacation to Mount Kenya.

Camino: Another arduous trekking destination which requires proper planning and fitness. However, you will love trekking through Camino.

Swiss Alps: If you love mountainous regions, snow capped peaks and glaciers then Swiss Alps should be your preferred trekking destination.

Top 5 travel safety tips

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

travel safety tipsWe all love travelling. Some love travelling with family, some with friends and some alone. However, one thing is common between them. And that is they all need to follow a bunch of basic safety tips while travelling. Today we will be discussing about five of these basic travel safety tips. And you will read it if you are wise.

Research: Know your destination well before you visit. In this age of internet gather data is as simple as breathing. Gather as much information as you can about the place you are going to visit. Do some research on climate, health issues, natural disasters, political circumstances, crime type, and rate etc. Trust me the time that you will spend in planning and preparing your trip will never go in vein.

Other Research: Do some more research before you book a hotel. Read some reviews about the hotel. Know what people are saying about it, what is its standard, what are the safety measures that they take for their customers etc. It is very important for during those days of your vacation the hotel will be your base.

Protecting Documents: You need to plan up very carefully how to keep safe important documents. While travelling we carry a number of important documents like voter ID card, PAN card, Passport, Credit Card and Debit card etc. You can avoid carrying them with you. But while carrying them you also have the fear of snatching. Always place the documents in some secret pocket of your coat or shirt where snatchers can’t reach.

Do Not Carry Cash And Jewellery: You should not carry much cash and jewellery while you are travelling. Otherwise these may attract the snatchers risking your safety.

Smile: Always put a smile on your face. Remember you are in a new place and in the middle of all unknown people. If you are stuck anywhere they are the people whom you will need. So always be nice to people so that also can be nice to you.

These are just some basic points. Travelling safety is a huge topic which can only be learnt by travelling a lot.

Enjoy Surfing?? Take a Visit to South Africa

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Visit to South AfricaA trip to South Africa is an amazing one with its climatic conditions, major cities and a lot of tourist attractions it is one of the favorite holiday destination for people from across the globe. There are a few famous places which are a must visit ever you plan to make a trip to South Africa.

The major places to visit in South Africa are as follows:
Dungeons located on the Cape Peninsula is known world wide for the big wave surf sports. It hosts the red bull big wave competition. The swelling of the waters can reach up to a height of 15 to 30 feet. South Africa has one of the best and the most consistent wave in the country. The Elands Bay is located to the north of Cape Town. Its epic waves are the best in summer. The Victoria Bay has consistent waves that are the best for the surfers. Durban is obviously a city but it is a place where not even for a split second during the day, the waves are not working.

The Kruger National Park is one of the best tourist attractions in South Africa. It is also famous for its safari tours. Different kinds of safaris are provided for the different kinds of couples or families who visit this place. This park will let you see the Big Five i.e. rhinoceros, lions, elephants, buffalo, and leopards. The Addo National Park is another tourist spot which allows you to have a close view of the African Elephants.

The major waterfalls include the Bridal Veil Falls, The Berlin Falls, the Horseshoe Falls, and the high Lisbon Falls with a stupendous height of 92 meter. The other scenic beauties can be found in Drakensberg Mountains and Kwa Zulu Natal. The Johannesburg is the most modern city and is the place where gold was discovered