travel tips, tourism & vacations
Costa Rica, the adventure lovers destination

Offering a large suite of outdoor activities and unique adventures, Costa Rica is the perfect place for an incredible trip. This destination, identified as the greenest place in the world in 2009, is bordered by Caribbean Sea to the east and by the Pacific Ocean to the west, having a tropical climate all the year round. So the conditions are favourable for all kind of activities, surfing, mountain biking, cruises, forest explorations.

If you are looking for activities like these, here are some suggestions for you to make your adventure trip a great one. You need about 8-10 days to visit the main locations and to experience extreme sports, but this it’s worth it.

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10 Things you must know if you visit Athens

It is well known that, for a travel addicted, Athens shouldn’t be missed from his destinations list. Athens tourism is very well developed because of the multiple advantages of the country it belongs to: interesting history, culture, arts, stunning ancient buildings and monuments well preserved, the most famous being the Parthenon. There are also many museums to visit, gardens, zoological parks and luxurious beaches for those who want a relaxing moment.

But apart of all these amazing and famous attractions, there are also some interesting less known facts about Athens. For a complete vacation, you should know some of these curiosities to make sure that you won’t miss any great moment or place of the city.

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The Western Caribbean – a cruise to remember

If you’re looking for adventure, the Western Caribbean should be your choice. Here you have access to so many great things, from ancient Mayan ruins to eco-adventures and gorgeous beaches. Depending on the itinerary, you can visit the ancient ruins near Cozumel and Progreso in Mexico, snorkel around the reefs in Belize or Roatan, Honduras, or just enjoy the sun in the Cayman Islands and Jamaica.

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Ice and Snow Festival of Harbin, China: 5 Places Not to Miss

Harbin International Ice Snow Festival is a winter artwork festival held in Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang Province in China and it’s the city’s main highlight, attracting annually between 10 and 15 million visitors, both local people and tourists.

This year, the world’s biggest ice sculpture festival is at the 32th edition; it begins on January 5 and lasts until February 1st. The location, with an arctic climate, provides big quantities of snow and ice and allows the sculptures to resist as much as possible.

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Austria – the country of music: Did you know?

Aside from being well known as a winter sports paradise, Austria has a lot more to offer. It is one of the most intriguing destinations and a place where you cannot possibly get bored if you choose spend a holiday there. With a little bit of research you can find so many activities and you’ll probably realize at some point that you have to plan a second trip to be able to do all that. Here are a few curiosities and, at the same time, some of the most interesting activity suggestions that we could find:

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5 trip destinations for adrenaline seekers

Are you the kind of person that gets bored quickly and always seems to need a little more action? Are you looking for the kind of thrill that you haven’t felt in a while and nothing seems to come even close to your need for adrenaline? Take a look at these places and you’ll definitely feel tempted to plan your next trip as soon and as close to these extreme attractions as possible!

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Great Destinations to Travel by Car

For a travel lover, it is obvious that he would be excited to enjoy amazing road trips in some of the best destinations in the world. You just pack a few things, take your car or rent one, bring some friends and start the best car travel of your life. Don’t forget to firstly make an itinerary, take a map and make some researches about the places you will pass through.

If you got all these but you don’t know what to visit, here are some ideas for a perfect road trip, and depending on your preferences, you will choose the best destination.

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4 places you must see if you’re a nature lover

Mother nature is an amazing thing that we are allowed to observe daily in its splendor, although some of us often miss this opportunity. Most of us need, from time to time, to get away from the crowded cities and find ourselves in a quiet place where we can relax and try to connect with the nature. Here are four of the most beautiful destinations you can choose!

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5 Amazing Winter Activities in Zermatt, Switzerland

Famous as a mountaineering destination, Zermatt is situated in the canton of Valais, in Switzerland, being a small municipality, but with a well developed tourism. The ski resort of the Swiss Alps and the attractions nearby bring every year more than 2 million visitors.

People visit this place for many reasons like: interesting culture, luxurious hotels, mountain restaurants, traditional cuisine. There are so many things to do in Zermatt, but here are some tips and amazing activities for winter lovers, especially for winter sports amateurs.

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6 of the best places to visit if you’re a film fan

If you’re a big fan of the cinematic industry and everything related to it, you have probably already contemplated the idea of visiting the film set of your favorite moving picture.

Here are some of the best places to visit that have been used for filming some of the masterpieces of the cinematic industry

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Singapore: 6 Best Attractions of the Garden City

Singapore is a leading global city in Southeast Asia and the only island city-state in the world. It includes 63 islands with a tropical rain-forest climate and no distinctive seasons. Tourism is a very important part of the economy, with more than 15 million tourists per year. The state’s leaders are always concerned about maintaining a healthy and sustainable environment, so they set up many large parks and nature reserves. Furthermore, Singapore became one of the most luxurious travel destinations in the world.

Jurong Bird Park is an interesting attraction of Singapore, where you can escape every time you want to avoid the urban noise and and to relax in the nature. With a collection of more than 5000 birds from 400 species, the park has many exciting things to see: the Waterfall Aviary, the Penguin Coast or the Pelican Cove. If you are an avian fan, you can spend the night there by camping with the penguins and other birds.

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8 Useful Tips for a Trip to Turkey

Located in Western Asia, Turkey is a democratic republic and the 6th most popular tourism destination in the world. The growth of tourism in the last 20 years is due to the diversity in culture, traditions, history, cuisine, but also to landscapes and the interesting attractions of the country.

A Turkish vacation can obviously set certain challenges for some travelers, especially if you don’t have much time to do researches about people’s customs and restrictions. They can be really hospitable, but only if you make a little effort and show respect for their traditions. For a perfect trip, there are some advice and tips that will help any tourist to avoid troubles.

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