The mighty Amazon River basin is a world of mystery and beauty waiting to be explored. The Amazon's ecosystem is rich beyond compare with such variety of wildlife, flora and fauna, that scientists are unable to classify it all. The lush rainforests are virtually the world's largest living botanical garden.
Brazil is the largest and most dynamic South American country, bordering all but two of the continent's other nations. In Brazil, wild Amazon adventures can be coupled with stimulating city sights and leisurely beach escapades.
Sharm El Sheikh is heady mix of sun, sand and mountains located on a promontory at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula along the Red Sea in Egypt at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba. Owing to the many peace conferences held there it is also called 'The City of Peace'
Afghanistan is a country located in Central Asia. Afghanistan is often considered to be part of the Middle East due to its location on the Iranian plateau. In the west it is borders Iran, Pakistan in the south and east, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north. Afghans a population is ranked 38th in the world, just shy of 30 million. The capital city is Kabul with an estimated 1.5 million people.
Each year, the Humpback Whales migrate around 4,000 miles, from summer feeding grounds in Alaska, to mate in Hawaii's warm waters. During mating season, Humpback Whales are more active resulting in elevated surface activity which makes Hawaii a popular destination for whale watching. This exciting surface behavior, such as breaching and tail slaps, make for exciting whale watching in Hawaii. As a Hawaii local and avid waterman, I have 5 simple tips that will help you ge...
Travel, the very mention of it arouses great feelings in our minds even if it is for business as travel provides with unbound opportunities to mix fun with work. Leave that for a moment as it may; it may not surprise you to know travel is a big industry the world over. The travel industry comprises of multiple and interdependent complex network of hotels, resorts, transport sector which in turn includes airways, car rentals etc making you feel very proud of being the prime mo...
If you are interested in adding new intriguing and exciting destinations to your travel itinerary, dont miss the opportunity to spend your holiday in South America. By choosing to travel to this magnificent continent, you will have the chance to discover remarkable cultures and civilizations with a great history behind them, driven by the temperamental but also very welcoming Latin spirit. Some of the most prominent and important countries in South America, representing true symbols for the South American continent, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Panama have a very well-developed potential for tourism, attracting overwhelmingly large numbers of tourists each year.
Planning to spending your holiday and looking for a perfect destination? What about India? Mesmerizing, isn't? Spend this time your holidays in India and be assured of a memorable holiday of your lifetime. There are a lot of options available in this country which makes your holidays memorable. Magnificent monuments, blazing deserts, adventurous spots, wildlife parks & sanctuaries, verdant landscapes, rich flora & fauna, rich culture and heritage, etc make this country one of the most popular.
Traveling abroad presents certain risks for Americans, especially in light of the recent bombings in London, England. For the most part, terrorists are the problem, although drug, gang, and other criminal activities can also be a factor. Thankfully, the U.S. State Department regularly issues and updates Consular Information Sheets for every country in the world. These sheets give valuable information to travelers, information you must know before you take your trip.
Today was Italian Labour Day, a big national holiday that presented the perfect opportunity to do a little out of town excursion: a drive around Mount Etna. So together with Jill, a co-student of mine from England, we rented a little two-door Lancia to go on a country driving tour. At 50 Euros the rental was not exactly inexpensive, but we figured it would be worth it to be able to explore the countryside around Taormina. First we had to deal with fuelling the car: our ren...