Monthly Archives: June 2010

4 Photo of the week

It’s an undisputable reality that Bali’s culture and magnificent people are the main reasons why tourists and travelers alike  flock here every year. If you add the fact that it is probably the place in the world where you get the best value for your money, food is excelent, it has some of the best […]

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5 Interview by Travel With a Mate

A  few weeks ago I was contacted by Travel With a Mate asking if I would be interested in being interviewed by them. Of course I would! Travel With a Mate is a well respected travel website with a good number of readers and there was no way I could deny such an opportunity. So, […]

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7 Photo of the week

Pompeii is a ruined and partially buried Roman city near Naples in the Italian region of Campania. Along with Herculaneum, its sister city, Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of  volcano Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The eruption buried Pompeii under 22 meters of ash and pumice, and it was […]

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9 Taranaki in New Zealand– a hidden secret

It has always been known that New Zealand has an extravagant nature and is one of the those traveler friendly countries in the world. This was emphasized right after the Lord of the Rings saga which was the ultimate free advertising could have gotten and rightfully so. Today Aotearoa (the Maori name for New Zealand)  […]

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14 Bogota: one great city in Colombia

It was not that long ago that Bogota was a city off limits to most people. In fact today only the travel savvy consider visiting Colombia’s capital, knowing that the dangerous days are long gone and a modern, cultural and invigorating city awaits those willing to venture there. I reached Bogota on an overnight bus […]

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5 Photo of the week

The Golden Triangle is an area where Thailand, Myanmar and Lao borders meet along the Mekong and Ruak  rivers. This spot is notorious for drug trafficking but is also an important tourist area, much more from the Thai side, where small villages and a few temples enhance the beauty of natural susurroundings

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15 beach tennis

Beach Tennis: the Asia-Pacific Tour

Do you love tennis or beach tennis? Do you love to travel? Traveling is a lot of fun by itself, with new destinations and new people you meet being an eye opening experience that keeps you busy and in awe most of the time. Yet sometimes the trip itself can be made into an even […]

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2 Photo of the week

What would Dublin ( or Ireland) mean to most of us if there were no pubs or, worse yet, Guiness? Sipping a Guiness in any pud is the quintessential experience of Ireland, and there is a plethora of pubs to choose from.  Along Temple lane you will find all the pubs you  can hit in […]

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17 Australia road trip: Sydney to Melbourne

Happy as we were with our free camper van we left Sydney heading South to Jervis Bay , our first stop which had been recommended by Tim. Along the way there are great stopovers: beautiful seaside villages like Kiama where we stopped for a coffee (I recommend you pull over too) or youthful Wollongong, home […]

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3 We’re going up, and up, and…

Thanks to readers like you the community around maitravelsite.com has been growing steadily for the past few months…pretty much since I found the time and way of keeping you updated about my world travels and sharing those tips myself and other guest authors have been writing.  For this I would like to thank you and […]

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