And there can be no better place to take that magical family safari than Namibia, a desert country of stark and breathtaking beauty with one of the world’s wildest coastlines. Namibia is sparsely populated but proud and culturally diverse tribes live as they have lived over generations. It is a country rich in diamonds, wilderness and wildlife. All this makes it an ideal family safari or family vacation destination. This is a place that is popular with celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt who also found it a great place to have their baby!
Unlike many of the popular safari destinations in Africa, Namibia is one of the few African countries where a self-drive holiday is an excellent option, with the extra flexibility that this brings. This can be particularly important and helpful if you are traveling with young children. Another important consideration when you’re planning to travel with … Read the rest
When you and your family decide to go abroad on a long vacation to spend some time away from home, you have to think about the budget. Allocating a certain amount of money for this very luxurious trip is a must before you begin planning. However, this can be a difficult task as the price of tickets is extremely high. This is especially true when you are travelling to another part of the world. This is the reason why most people are forced to pre-book months in advance. While you may do this and save a little on the overall cost, there are more disadvantages than the good. Booking several months in advance can cause many problems. A person or a working couple cannot ask for a leave two months in advance from their workplace. If you assume that you will be granted a leave and at the end you … Read the rest
The words stress, toddlers, and travel do seem to fit together. Everyone of us who has had or has now got small children would by and large agree with these three words. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be like that, all you need to do is to follow a few simple hints and tips.
We adults spend our lives dealing with deadlines, and travelling on vacation is no different. We tend to cut things fine, but our toddlers have no concept of time so we have to learn to allow for this. Just leave early, don’t be in such a hurry, because our toddlers see everything as new and exciting so they want to stop, explore, have a rest, you name it, they are up to it. We get stressed, because we know the aircraft will leave on time without us, so allow more time, and … Read the rest
Have you had an exciting vacation plan with
your family? If not, maybe you can bring a Travel
Bag when you are on vacation
with family. Camping is one of the ideal alternative holiday fillers,
considering that the cost is not too expensive, free from the busy life of the
capital and guarantees an interesting experience that you and your child can get.
Besides being fun, camping is also an
alternative vacation that sharpens skills and adds insight. You do not need to
do activities that are too extreme so that it does not damage the moment of
togetherness that exists. Forming shared tents, arranging the inside of tents,
learning to cook in the open, sharing food with family members, enjoying free
air, knowing nature at close range are some of the things that can be learned
in family camping.
In camping with family, joint eating
activities are the most … Read the rest
When you fly into
Bangkok, it can be a good idea to plan out some cool things to do while staying
there. The city can be whatever you want it to be, based on the experiences you
choose to have. It’s not necessary to follow the normal tourist path if you
don’t wish to.
Here are three things
to do while in Bangkok that are fun and interesting.
See the Reclining Buddha
The Reclining Buddha at
Wat Pho is a major
tourist attraction that’s worth the time investment. The Buddha statue is an imposing
figure at forty-six meters deep by fifteen meters in height. The statue is
carefully clothed in gold leaf which is more impressive the closer you get to
this gleaming vision. Needless to say, it’s not necessary to be a Buddhist to
enjoy a visit to the Wat Pho temple.
There are several
pragmatic and personal reasons why an increasing number of people are choosing
to travel abroad for plastic surgery procedures. Whilst you will probably have
your own personal and specific reason for considering looking elsewhere for cosmetic
surgery, most people tend to have similar reasons based on price, ease of
access, and better service. We’ve put together five of the top reasons why
traveling abroad for cosmetic procedures is becoming more common.
If you want to undergo
a cosmetic procedure without spending too much, traveling abroad is often a
more cost-effective option. For many patients, the cost of travel,
accommodation, and the surgery itself can often come in cheaper compared to
getting the same procedure done at home. The savings are very real depending on
the destination that you choose, with some patients finding the same procedure
up to 80% cheaper … Read the rest
There is no food on earth quite as
aromatically intoxicating as Thai cuisine and if you are a foodie with a
passion for Thai cooking, isn’t it time you learned the secrets you can use at
home? Why eat out every day if you can
learn to cook native Thai from your very own kitchen. Whether you run a local
restaurant or simply want authentic flavors at home, here are five of the best
ways to learn authentic Thai cooking.
If given the choice, this would be the best
option. Nowhere can you learn to cook authentic Thai than from the kitchens of
a Thai cooking school Chiang Mai. Bear in mind that many of the herbs and roots used in Thai dishes
may or may not be available elsewhere on earth, and so it really does pay to
learn the … Read the rest
Thailand may not be known as a popular destination for
family trips, but that doesn’t mean it is not a destination to consider. While cities
like Bangkok and historic sites in Chiang Mai are great for solo travelers and
couples, they are just as rich and rewarding when you are traveling with
There are also destinations that allow the entire family to
relax and enjoy the country’s beautiful landscape. Attractions like Chiang Mai
Night Safari will certainly get kids excited. Before you hop on a plane to
Thailand with the family, there are some more tips and tricks to keep in mind.
Traveling to new and exciting countries is
one of the greatest gifts to ourselves and the ones we love, which is why
vacations to countries such as Namibia or Thailand can create memories that
live for ever and help us understand different cultures and ways of life. For a
truly breath-taking experience, it’s hard to beat exploring these countries by
bicycle. It allows you to get closer to nature and feel the wind in your hair,
as well as being an economical way to see a new country and a great way to keep
fit. If you are planning on bikepacking, you’ll need to buy or hire a
high-quality bicycle that is suitable for all kinds of terrain, but here are
some accessories which can be just as important.
The trip of your
dreams can quickly become a nightmare if you encounter problems with your
luggage at the airport. Damaged luggage, lost cases, or even items stolen from
your case can all occur and cause issues right at the beginning of your trip
that will put a downer on the entire experience. The good news is that there
are several things that you can do to make sure that you are well prepared for
a stress-free airport experience and avoid running into any problems with your
luggage along the way. These include:
One of the most common
issues with luggage at the airport is losing your case. If you’ve got a case
that’s pretty common and looks like plenty of others on the conveyor belt,
you’re running the risk of having somebody else accidentally pick it up
thinking that … Read the rest
Going on an extended
holiday is always fun. You have more time to explore interesting attractions
and visit various cities as you travel for more than the standard two weeks.
There are some great destinations to visit too, especially if you are looking
for places with plenty of new things to try.
For an extended
holiday on a budget, Southeast Asia is the region you want to visit. Cities in
this region are famous for being affordable for international travelers on a
budget. There are also a lot of new things to try and incredible experiences to
absorb. So, which cities are best for you?
Phuket is a popular
destination among budget travelers for all the right reasons. While a trip to
Phuket will not put a lot of stress on your budget, you can still enjoy a good pampering
and spend days exploring the … Read the rest
Few things are better than being able to head off to a tropical island
for a family vacation. You get to spend your days having some fun in the sun,
and there are plenty of activities to enjoy both on land and in the water. But
with so many beautiful islands to choose from all over the world, where should
your next exciting adventure take place? Check out this list of four of the best islands
for a family vacation to get some ideas.
The great thing about Guam is that it is an island that has a little
something for everyone. Want to lounge on a beautiful beach and go snorkeling
in the clear, warm water? You got it. Want to go hiking in the great outdoors?
No problem. Want to check out amazing historical sites? You can do that too.
There is no … Read the rest
Are you planning on a vacation in Thailand
sometime in the near future? If so, there are some things about the food in
Thailand which you should be aware of. Of course, it is well known that Thai
food is a lighter Asian cuisine, i.e. not as heavy as most Chinese dishes, and
Thai food is amazingly aromatic due to the spices they use regularly like
lemongrass and Thai basil. However, many of the most popular Thai dishes are
also made with ingredients like peanuts, which cause allergies in a significant
amount of people. Are you allergic to peanuts? If so, here is some of what you
should know before setting foot on land.