Summer time is here; it is time for bikinis, beer, and best of all, travel. For some people summer means a break from school, and for others, it’s an excuse for an extended vacation from work. Regardless, it is the most highly anticipated season of the year. If you make your way to The Big Apple and are looking to find some things to do in NYC without breaking the bank, we’ve got the best itinerary for you.
A small country bursting with treasures, Scotland is a land of surprising contrasts. Whether you want to trace your family history, head for the hills, or experience the buzz of one of Scotland’s many exciting festivals, there is something for everyone.
The fun-loving spirit, friendliness and the magic of Ireland’s many beautiful destinations have proved popular with its many visitors. In case you would like to know a little more before packing your bags, here are 5 perfect reasons to visit!
Taiwan, located off the southeastern coast of mainland Asia, is an island on the west edge of the Pacific Ocean. To the north lies Japan and to the south you’ll find the Philippines. With many airlines flying to the island, Taiwan is an easily accessible travel destination.
With over 21 National Parks, eight World Heritage Sites, 3,500 kilometres of pristine coastline, a phenomenal climate and awesome adventures ranging from shark-diving to surfing, historic trails to wine tasting and of course the Big 5 Safaris, South Africa is guaranteed to provide you with the unforgettable journey of a lifetime.
GROUP travel organisers throughout the world are being urged to book up early as demand for accommodation for large parties increases.
Members of the IGS (International Group Scheme for Hostelling International) which represents more than 200 hostels in 30 countries – all of which are suitable for large parties – say that it is unlikely organisers will be able to secure a booking if they leave requests to the last minute.
With the Mayan’s prediction prophesying the end of the world as we know it, it seemed the ideal time to put together a HI Bucket List, filled with some of our favourite destinations from around the world. And in the case the world doesn’t end, these destinations might be worth seeing in 2013.
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