Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 7
Antigua, Guatemala – Part 2
Getting to town from the airport will depend on how you arrange your travel. Package deals usually arrange minibuses or taxis from the airport to Antigua which is around two hours. There are also regular shuttle bus transfers from US$20. Budget watch...
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Antigua, Guatemala – Part 1
Tell someone that you are on your way to Antigua and they immediately have visions of sandy beaches and palm trees. Well this Antigua is a vision of dormant volcanoes and forests that have allowed Antigua to preserve its colonial flavour and lets you...
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Lake Atitlán - Part 2
In this section, I will deal the what to expect in the way of place to stay and what to you will find in the way of food and drink. As I have already mentioned travelling by public transport is very cheap. Those who are on an ultra-low budget can use...
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Lake Atitlán - Part 1
Lake Atitlán has become one of the new places to go for the traveller that wants to do something different. It’s located about 50 west of Guatemala City and can be most easily reached by flying with Iberia from London Heathrow-Guatemala City via Madr...
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Taj Mahal, India – Part 2
The Taj Mahal is a statement in marble, an awesome architectural statement that declares the opulence and extravagance of 17th-century Mughal architecture. It’s listed by UNESCO and, in 2007, was voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. This enor...
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Taj Mahal, India – Part 1
As a lasting monument to love, the Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most beautiful buildings. However, its very popularity has meant that a crowd-free visit to this legendary site requires careful planning. If not it will be it will be like a visit to...
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Anchorage, Alaska – Part 3
Flying is integral to the way of life in Alaska. The best way to appreciate the immense landscapes; if the weather and your budget allows, is to start with a flightseeing tour.
Mornings tend to be less bumpy than afternoons. Rust’s Fl...
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Anchorage, Alaska – Part 2
Of course there are other ways to arrive if not by air, If arriving by cruise ship at Whittier or Seward then there are good connections to Anchorage, including via the iconic Alaska Railroad. The train station is located on 1st Street which is is wa...
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Anchorage, Alaska – Part 1
As Alaska’s biggest city Anchorage is just over 100 years old. I hope this series of articles can help you plan a city stay and then take an expedition into the Frontier State.
It is well worth getting to know the area before you arri...
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Singapore a quick visit – Part 2
Getting into town is again fast and efficient. The MRT or Mass Rapid Transport system includes buses and trains and is easy to understand. The trains run from Changi airport into the centre via Tanah Merah station with single fares costing around $2....
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Singapore a quick visit – Part 1
Below the gleaming towers of thrusting Singapore, you can find a delicious South East Asian cultural mixing pot with what most people agree is a world beating airport
When you arrive at Singapore you can see that efficiency is the norm...
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Glasgow - Part 3
Start your second day by blowing the cobwebs away with a walk in Kelvingrove Park, an 85-acre green space straddling the River Kelvin in the city’s West End. This side of the city has emerged as the go-to destination for everything from art and cultu...
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Glasgow - Part 2
There is no best time to visit as there is something going on all year round. If you plan to take a trip out of the city then you may want to check what the normal range of weather conditions are for the time you plan.
There are a num...
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Glasgow - Part 1
Twenty years ago Glasgow was not a place you would think of to take a city break or perhaps even visit at all unless you had to. However, the city has undergone a transformation over the last 10 years and is now a place that people want to go so let’...
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Yangon, Myanmar - part 3
While some things are very cheap here accommodation is not one of them. Yangon is expensive, and more importantly, price does not always reflect quality.
There are plenty of comfortable options though, no matter what your budget but i...
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Yangon, Myanmar - Part 2
The population of Myanmar is just over 6 million and the language spoken is Burmese however there are around 100 tribal languages and dialects also spoken. Some English is spoken in towns and main tourist areas. If you are planning on calling back to...
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Yangon, Myanmar - Part 1
The reasons to go to Yangon are many, not least the dazzling pagodas, mouth watering food and tantalising market stalls. Life in Myanmar’s fascinating former capital truly feels golden.
On arrival at Yangon airport a sign announces th...
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A contender for the eighth wonder of the world, the Panama Canal has been undergoing a major revamp, which should have coincided with its 100th birthday four years ago. However, the locks and basins were finally completed in June 2016, two years late...
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Avignon, France - Part 3
On your second day look for a different perspective on the Palais des Papes. Try booking a secret palace tour, which permits access to areas usually of limits to visitors. However English tours used to be available only on Fridays at 3 pm, you may wa...
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Avignon, France - Part 2
The best time to go depends on what you want to do, the annual Theatre Festival means the city is heaving in July, however you attend one of the many performances. A trip in the Spring or Autumn is much better if you prefer it a bit less crowded and ...
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