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!
The French-speaking region of Belgium includes Brussels, in the centre of the country, and Wallonia to the south. There are many interesting sights that await you; whether you’re an art and culture lover or prefer nature and being out in the great outdoors.
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.
Surrounded by Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina and often billed as South America’s best kept secret, Paraguay, is a country with character and charm, full of friendly and welcoming people who will gladly share a tereré upon your arrival (iced herbal tea). Hostelling International are pleased to launch their brand new network in Paraguay and invite you to explore the country’s beauty and discover some of the fantastic highlights.
It’s no secret why people visit Costa Rica; stunning beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, active volcanoes, diverse wildlife, waterfalls and unique cloud forest. Its popularity means that travelling here is never going to be as cheap as its northern neighbors in Central America. But with a few key ways to stretch your dollars, it’s possible to visit many amazing places the country has to offer without maxing out your credit card.
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