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15 What to Do During a Christmas Vacation in Hong Kong

For many people, the Christmas holidays are a chance to sneak away for some rest and relaxation, and while the beach or mountains are always enjoyable destinations, you might be looking for something a little more far-flung this year. Why not consider taking a holiday in Hong Kong? While you may not have considered heading […]

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A Vacation in Nha Trang, Vietnam

There are a lot of mixed feelings about Nha Trang, considered to be one of Vietnam’s most luxurious getaways for the upper class locals. For some, the ‘too tourist-y’ destination is a problem. For me, it was not – I had a blast! Why Nha Trang Mainland Nha Trang is a hot spot for tourist […]

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29 Top 5 Best Things to do in Beaches of Jamaica

(Note: this is a guest post by travel writer and blogger Jazz Poulin) Jamaica is one of the Caribbean’s largest islands which means there are plenty of interesting things to do. To help you narrow down your choices, here are a few of my favorite beaches and watersports to enjoy  whenever you visit Rastafari island! […]

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21 Where’s Good in Egypt With the Kids?

With Christmas firmly behind us and the summer months a distant – and possibly far too optimistic – dream, minds often turn to holidays in the turn between winter and spring. And as the government considers preventing parents from signing their children off school out of term time – a practice that has become relatively […]

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6 Where to Enjoy Some of The Best Walking and Trekking Holidays

  For a holiday that’s a little bit out of the ordinary, walking or trekking is a great way of getting back to nature and improving your fitness levels; a walking holiday offers a great sense of achievement, especially if you’re prepared to take on particularly harsh terrain or a notoriously tricky mountain. While it […]

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Gorilla Watching and a Great Safari in Uganda

A few weeks ago I received an  email from a safari guide in Kenya who wanted to share what his life is like and some pictures of what he gets to see on an almost daily basis. Well, I now got one from a guide in Uganda, who took these pictures while on safari with […]

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4 Falling in Love on Aphrodite’s Island of Cyprus

Legend has it that Aphrodite, the goddess of love, was born out of the sea’s waves just off the coast of Cyprus. Perching elegantly on a shell, she was blown closer to the island by the winds, where she came ashore by a rock known as Petra tou Romiou – known today as Aphrodite’s Rock. […]

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14 A Day in the Life of a Safari Guide

A couple of weeks ago I got an email from Tito Paxton asking if he could somehow expose his business in MaiTravelSite. Turns out that Paxton is a safari guide in Kenya, and I invited him to write a post showcasing what a typical work day is for him. Safari guides are not as common […]

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9 Why Visit Slovenia?

Devouring the enticing information presented for my destination, Slovenia, I imagined a delicious skip through gastronomic bliss against a backdrop of romantic scenery; pretty churches, quaint squares and misty mountains… Instead, I got light drizzle served as a starter, a torrential downpour main, followed by a dessert of angry thunderstorms.  Slovenia weather ‘varies’ apparently – […]

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9 Visiting Ireland for the First Time

I can’t deny that this article will be a defiantly British perspective on our neighbours. I can’t help but have a somewhat glorified and close to romantic view of Ireland, like some time-warped Victorian.  I arrived with the realist notion that it wouldn’t be true but also with the optimistic hope that it would be. […]

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11 Disabled Travelers: Dream Destinations Are Accessible

Disabled travelers are not bound to be forever excluded from the thrills of a vacation. Most industrialized nations have instituted legal reforms to ensure the disabled have access to most businesses, venues, and landmarks. With the exception of a few historic locations that might be deemed too delicate to alter for wheelchair accessibility, almost every […]

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23 Exploring Wild Wild Western Canada

Having lived in Montreal for most of my life, it felt strange that I’d never actually visited Vancouver, or anywhere in British Columbia for that matter (I had visited Ottawa though). Well, it turns out that taking a flight from Montreal to Vancouver only takes around two hours less than flying from London to Montreal. […]

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7 Somewhere Over the Moonbow in Zimbabwe

I always thought that Cape Town in South Africa would be my first port of call when I made my debut trip to the African continent but knowing how important tourism is to the economy of a nation, I decided to head to Zimbabwe to witness the beauty behind the country renowned for its political […]

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