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Top 5 Destinations For Swimmers

1 | Swimming With Sharks – Cape Town, South Africa

Destinations For Swimmers - South Africa

 

For the intrepid swimmer, South Africa should be high up on the list of destinations. Here keen swimmers can take a dip with one of the world’s mote powerful predators, the Great White Shark.

False Bay, just south of Cape Town, has recently received a lot of interest from the more experienced diver as it tends to get less crowded then the more touristy spots.

Alternatively, Gansbaai can be found a little further down the coast from Cape Town and boasts the highest population of Great White Shark in the world. It is a hot spot for thrill seekers and tourists alike where your only option is to swim with these fierce creatures is in a cage. Click here to read more »

Beautiful States to Visit with Your Family

Your family is one of the most precious gifts that you will ever receive. This is why it is so important to spend as much quality time with them as possible. Between our hectic schedules of work and social life, we can often lose touch with our children.

If you want to create some special memories with your kids that you will never forget, you should plan a family road-trip vacation. This will allow you and your family to see all of the beautiful sites in America and enjoy each other’s company. Click here to read more »

The Top 10 Sights In Africa

Africa is the world’s second largest continent behind Asia, so it should come a no surprise that ancient and unique land harbors some of the world’s most magnificent sights. In fact, while compiling this list it became very tricky to actually narrow it down to 10 alone with so many taking my fancy. However, after much deliberation, here it is, my top 10 sights to see in Africa.

1 | The Wildebeest Migration in Kenya & Tanzania

Wildebeest Migration

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The wildebeest migration takes place between two countries in the African continent. An estimated 1.5 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra and gazelle migrate from the Maasai Mara in Kenya to the vast plans of the Serengeti in Tanzania between the month of July and October in the search for rain ripened grass. The migration of wildebeest in Arica isn’t so much of a yearly event but more of a lift cycle as the herds move in a clockwise motion between the Maasai Mara and the Serengeti. Click here to read more »

Travel Guide: Party like a Student in Western Europe

Whilst gap year haunts are often further afield than our backyard Europe and you might just skip Europe all together on your travels. Europe still has a plethora of amazing things to offer the party loving student traveller. The best thing about a trip to Europe is that you can do it in the holidays and take short breaks there without having to interrupt your day to day life drastically. So with that in mind we’ve put together a guide to traveling Europe and the best student friendly destinations to head to.

Party like a Student in Western Europe

Party like a Student in Western Europe

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The Most Awesome Places to Rock Climb in the World

Places to Rock Climb - Alps

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There are few sports which call for greater use of an individual’s strength, balance, agility and endurance than rock-climbing. Many climbers claim it is the ultimate personal challenge with the two ‘D’s – discipline and danger – constantly held in balance by the physical strength and mental concentration of the climber.

It’s also a sport which has seen a huge surge of interest in recent years and, notwithstanding the fact that some training and equipment is necessary, it offers a personal challenge that can be met in every corner of every continent – in fact, anywhere that plays host to hills, mountains or cliffs.

But where are the best, the most challenging and the most scenic rock-climbing sites to be found? Here we make five suggestions that we think are worth tackling ….

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City Breaks: Travel to Vienna

vienna city

Vienna is well known as a musical and cultural paradise and with great reason. It is the home of classical music and has some of the finest arts and architecture the world has to offer.

Vienna has a whole host of top rate attractions and is one of the finest examples of the decadence of the old eastern Europe still remaining, a real cultural treasure store. Still cheap compared to many of its neighbouring countries flights run from as little as £60 each way and villas can be snapped up from around £40 per night so grab some travel insurance and get going.

Whilst there you can expect to pay standard European city prices but local produce is still relatively cheap if you head outside of the tourist areas.

vienna castle at night

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5 Unique Things To Do In New York City

New York City holidays are a thrill ride to capture the most discriminating traveler. Never a dull moment in The Big Apple, Manhattan radiates a manic vibe for action, fun and new experiences to try. From international cuisine on every corner to high culture at the world’s most prestigious museums, New York City has it all and is everywhere you want to be. Click here to read more »