A Glimpse of Tonga

Tonga

Tonga

“Tonga provides the finest mat weaving world-wide,” we were told by the lecturer on board our cruise ship. We had docked by Nuku-Alofa the capital of Tonga on the island of Tongatapu and decided to take one of the organised excursions to the Tonga National Centre where many of the crafts were to be demonstrated. Whereas agriculture is the prime export, the handicrafts provide an important tourist attraction and the skills, that have been handed down over generations of Tongan history, are maintained. It surprised us that an island in such a remote part of the South Pacific should be a bustling centre of activity.

The international date line veers east to avoid dividing Tonga into two days. Its time is in fact 13 hours ahead of GMT...

More

Traveling Tips To Izmir

Izmir

Izmir

Izmir is a great tourist destination in Turkey famous for its local cuisine. Here you will discover many fine restaurants where you can try some traditional dishes such as tarhana, a sort of soup made with yogurt, tomatoes, and meatballs. Seafood is also very popular in Izmir, so if this is the kind of food you like to eat do not hesitate to try some of their very popular dishes. Sword fish is the main ingredient of their seafood dishes as the fish is abundant in the nearby waters . Fried figs are also something you may like to try, but if you do not want to upset your stomach with foods it is not accustomed to you can always have a kebab, a pizza, or some fries. Another good thing about food in Izmir is that it is very cheap and makes traveling on a budget much easier...

More

Ronaldinho and hot supermodel Sanja Brnovic in Montenegro

Montenegro

Montenegro

Ronaldinho is widely regarded as one of the most gifted footballers of Montenegro, specializing in free-kicks. While his fellows in AC Milan are training hard for the upcoming season, Ronaldinho is enjoying a long vacation with continual parties. Last weekend, he was spotted beside Serbian supermodel Sanja Brnovic in a nightclub . Both of them were seen to look like a couple. After Ronaldinho and Sanja left the nightclub, no one knew where they were. It was rumored that they were at a nearby hotel. Brnovic is a popular model in Bosnia as well as Europe. The ex-Big Brother star used to participate in Miss Montenegro.

Ronaldinho is one of few Brazilian players to have played at every international age level

Ronaldinho now plays for AC Milan and the Brazilian national team

Sanja ...

More

Traveling to the Capital of Laos

Laos

Laos

Laos is steeped in history that reaches back in time 10,000 years. It is regaled most often for its beautiful weather and the unique experiences it can offer visitors. It is fast becoming recognized as one of the world’s premiere vacation spots. Vientiane is a great location to begin exploring the country and traditions that are Laos.

Vientiane is known as the low-rise capital of Laos, but unlike many of the capital cities in the Southeast Asia area, Vientiane is much more quaint and relaxing a place to visit. In fact, most tourists remark that it looks much more like a large collection of small villages than a large city. As tourists increase in numbers to the city, businesses are jumping at the opportunities to serve them, spurring economic growth...

More

Peru Travel Guide – Hiking in Colca Canyon

Peru is one of the world’s leading trekking destinations, and virtually every Peru vacation involves at least a small trek through some of the country’s jaw-dropping natural landscapes and scenery.

Most Peru trekking experiences are focused around Cuzco, Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail but the country has a lot more to offer, and one of the finest and most rewarding alternatives is a hike in the Colca Canyon region near Arequipa.

Colca Canyon is famous for being one of the world’s deepest canyons, more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. The region is also incredibly high and at around 4300 meters above sea level, visitors will need several days acclimatization in nearby Arequipa before attempting anything more energetic than a short walk.

Visiting the canyon region is easy, trips are...

More

Safari Holidays in Africa Offers a Lifetime Experience

Safari Holidays

Safari Holidays

Planning a holiday with the family can be a daunting task as there are so many attractive holiday destinations around the world. If looking for an adventurous holidays, then safari holidays in Africa is one of the best options that one can opt for. It offers the much needed break from the hectic city life and an opportunity to enjoy, relax and rejuvenate.

African safari holidays offer the travelers an unforgettable experience and perfect way to enjoy the lush green beauty along with its extensive wildlife. Africa is a mystic land of rich cultures, scenic splendor, and unparallel wildlife. Home to rich flora and fauna, this holiday destination is the paradise for travelers, especially nature enthusiasts, wildlife photographers and adventurers...

More

South America , The All Year Holiday Destination

South America

South America

If you’re looking to enjoy a holiday outside of the usual tourist seasons and are considering somewhere like South America, you could be worried that you won’t find the great experience you’re looking for – but you shouldn’t be. The continent of South America is an excellent holiday destination and, with a climate that varies greatly from the north to the south, one that can be enjoyed all year round. This bounteous land is packed with excitement and thrilling things to do and see, from the chance to take to the waters of the Amazon to tackle the peaks of Patagonia.

On the other hand, if you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy lively nightlife as well as days on the beaches, then somewhere like Brazil could be just what you’re looking for...

More

5 Reasons For Caribbean Based Travel/tourism Companies To Break Into The Canadian Market With A Dest

Caribbean

Caribbean

Canadians love to travel and much of the countrys spending is directed toward Caribbean destinations. Its important to take advantage of a national market that continues to grow (and continues to centre on your region) and we want to help illustrate this with the assistance of a destination marketer.

Here are a few of the reasons why its essential for Caribbean based travel and tourism companies to break into the Canadian market.

Canadian Winters

Canadians may love their country but most dont love the long and cold winters that come with it. Every year, from October to March or April, a huge number of Canadians want to get away from the countrys dark nights and freezing temperatures and escape to sandy beaches and warm water...

More

Holiday Travel Luggage Tips

Luggage Tips

Luggage Tips

Every year in late November and December millions of travelers take to the skies. The holiday season brings with it an annual spike in airline travelers headed home to visit family. And with the rise in airborne travelers comes hazards, such as long lines, delays, overcrowded planes, lost luggage, and the possibility for plenty of frustration. The good news is there are things you can do to help make your holiday travel as enjoyable and stress free as possible.

First and foremost, it all starts with the luggage. If at all possible, carrying your luggage with you onto the plane will save you a great deal of time and money...

More

Exploring Iceland

Iceland

Iceland

When planning a trip to a foreign country, typically Iceland is not the first place that comes to mind. One may think of It as a cold, dreary, lonely and isolated place but this is just not true.

It is an extremely beautiful country, rich with culture and scenery. The fact that it is geologically and volcanically active plays a big part in defining the landscape of this Nordic country. With volcanoes, geysers, natural hot springs, waterfalls, and geothermal pools; Iceland is anything but ice.

If you prefer outdoor activities, Iceland may be for you. There are rivers for white water rafting and kayaking, though according to the Iceland Tourist Board’s website, kayaking is not native to the country, the many natural waterways are ideally suited for the sport...

More