Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 1
Thailand - Part 7
Phuket’s nine-night Vegetarian Festival depending on the Lunar cycle is a surprisingly bloody affair, extreme devotees spear themselves with knives hook as protection from spirits. For a fairy-tale-pretty Loy Krathong, with shimmering lily ponds and ...
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Thailand - Part 5
For a one day trip to see if you might like to try this further there is an excellent introduction into hill-tribe hiking. Wayfers travel has an option for you to stroll through a few Karen villages, plus do a spot of river rafting to see if this mig...
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Thailand - Part 4
Maya Bay, on Ko Phi Phi, took star billing in The Beach and has been a tourist magnet ever since. You can spend overnight nearby and then book a sunrise cruise. This means that you will be there long before the tour groups land.
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 7
GATES OF THE ARCTIC is in the state of Alaska and has an area of 34, 287 sq km.
This is the place to go for the northern lights and fishing, it was created in 1980.
There are very few facilities, no fees, no tracks and...
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Thailand - Part 3
Don’t turn your nose up at eating in food court malls. Most Thais prefer to escape the heat and eat indoors, so you will find masses of smart mid-priced restaurants in almost every retail hub. Try just-like-grandma-makes massaman curries at cheerful ...
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Thailand - Part 2
Add a spit stop at the beautiful temple of Wat Arun and have lunch at the warehouse-chic contemporary Never ending summer Thai restaurant. Boats can be hailed at Sathorn pier for private hire and cost from £14 an hour. Bypass the waterside negotiatio...
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Thailand - Part 1
It’s the first stop on almost every Thai trip, the charismatic but frenetic capital, hotel prices drop significantly in July, August and September, and while you might get weeks of blue skies. It is the monsoon season, so you could also arrive in hea...
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 6
CANYONLANDS is in the state of Utah and has an area of 1, 366 sq km.
This is the place to go for mountain biking, 4WD-ing, rafting and was created in 1964.
The Colorado River isn’t responsible for only the Grand Canyon...
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 5
DRY TORTUGAS is in the state of Florida and has an area 262 sq km
It was created in 1992 and is good for swimming with turtles, camping and some remarkable history.
Dry Tortugas is the dominion of the sea turtle; the cr...
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 4
KATMAI is in the state of Alaska
This is the place to go for bears and flightseeing and was created in 1980.
Few places beat Katmai for bear viewing. Around 2, 200 brown bears inhabit this area of steaming volcanoes, pr...
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 3
Cuyahoga Valley is in the state of Ohio and was created as a state park in 2000, it’s a great place to go for cycling, hiking and railways
The Cuyahoga Valley is Ohio’s only national park and attracts people in their droves with over ...
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 2
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison is located in Colorado and is 124 sq km in size. The park was created in 1999 and is best known for its spectacular lookouts and rim trails.
This park doesn’t have quite the scale of the Grand Canyon so wh...
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America’s Wild Spaces - Part 1
This is my view on some of the best and quieter wild spaces that America has to offer. I hesitated a bit over the title because everyone has their own view on what’s best. However, I have been travel to and taking holidays around America for the last...
Viewed 53 times since 21 July 2019.
Sydney Harbour - Part 2
Barangaroo fast ferry is the new direct service between Manly and Sydney’s newest and most exciting city precinct- Barangaroo. From the calm headland reserve to the urban energy of the retail centre. Barangaroo is a place to meet, work, dine or relax...
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Sydney Harbour - Part 1
Sydney’s iconic harbour has pretty much seen it all since then Lieutenant James Cook arrived aboard the Endeavour I 1770 and named it Port Jackson. It was here that the first settlers set up camp in 1788 and the harbour has been an important part of ...
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Philadelphia - Part 2
These days Philadelphia’s footprint steps far beyond its famous cheesesteak. Three neighbourhoods, instilled with ethnic flavours and relatively low levels of gentrification, reach out to willing diners.
Philadelphia - Part 1
Whether you are visiting Philadelphia for the first time, or just the first time in a while, these are top sights you will not want to miss.
One Liberty Observation deck
Ride up t...
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Goa - Part 3
Grande Island is an epitome of beauty, flora, and fauna. The tiny emerald isle is for nature lovers as well as adventure enthusiasts.
There are water experiences for all levels here and I can tell you that the scuba diving and snorkel...
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Goa - Part 2
The Portuguese took their time in Goa, profiting from the spice trade for almost 500 years until they finally relinquished the colony to India in 1961. A few years later the hippies arrived. Their lifestyle involved a sarong, a spliff, a hammock, and...
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Goa - Part 1
Goa is the rebel beach escape that became trance central for a generation, these days there is a much sharper scene but one that remains defiantly independent.
Goa is a former Portuguese colony isolated in British India, now is India’...
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