Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 3
Take A City Break With A Twist - Part 2
4. Salta : Live the life of an Argentine gaucho
Often called Salta la Linda which translates to ‘Salta the beautiful’, this handsome colonial city is surrounded by Andean peaks, red rock valleys ...
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Take A City Break With A Twist - Part 1
The current trend of delving into great wildernesses, and seeking out wide open and people less places can be very pleasant. However sometimes it’s fun to go where there are people. Exploring the planet is all about every side of travel so let’s embr...
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Cambridge - Part 2
The family’s exceptional collection of works by Ben Nicholson, David Jones, Henri-Gaudier, Joan Miro, Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth among others was and still is displayed with the meticulousness and elegance of a haiku, a poem in glass, china, wo...
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Cambridge - Part 1
History is woven into the medieval lanes and cloistered colleges of this university town. But new arrivals are adding cocktail and coffee culture to the equation.
Most visitors to Cambridge go mad about the place. Most of those who ar...
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Perth- Part 1
Perth, one of the most remote cities on earth and just three hours from the buzzing beaches of Bali, this former gold rush town now attracts prospectors of a different kind with cutting edge fashion and art, plus a distillery that brews with quinoa. ...
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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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America’s wild spaces - Part 10
BISCAYNE is in the state of Florida and has an area of 700 sq km.
This is the place to go for boating, snorkelling and dolphins, it was created in 1980.
Been to Florida a lot but not seen this park? That’s because 95% ...
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America’s wild spaces - Part 9
CARLSBAD CAVERNS is in the state of New Mexico and has an area of 189 sq km.
This is the place to go for spelunking and bat tours, it was created in 1930.
Carlsbad Caverns is a wet spelunking, bat tours wilderness that...
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America’s wild spaces - Part 8
CONGAREE is in the state of South Carolina and has an area of 107sq km.
This is the place to go for wildlife watching, canoeing and hiking, it was created in 2003.
Foragers and fishermen may have appreciated it in preh...
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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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