Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 7
Why not learn to sail – Part 2
To get the most out of a sailing trip and feel involved in the experience you should, quite literally, learn the ropes. Novices should begin at the Royal Yachting Association or if you are in the US, the American Sailing Association, both have numero...
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Why not learn to sail – Part 1
It’s amazing how often the chance to do some sailing happens when you’re travelling. So if you don’t just want to be a passenger here’s how to get started. I’ll try to look at the costs, the risks, deciding where to go, and eventually do you want to ...
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How to stop sea sickness – Part 3
If you think or know you that you may have a problem then do not waiting until the last minute before you do something as it always better to prevent the problem rather than trying to cure it.
A year to a month before departure start ...
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How to stop sea sickness – Part 4
On or just before departure put on your pressure bands if this is your option. Just as with a ship, on an aircraft, the best place to sit is in the centre, between the wings. If you start feeling queasy the best place is to get fresh air on deck and ...
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How to stop sea sickness – Part 2
I can tell you from personal experience that people do develop ‘sea legs’ but most journeys are too short, and holiday time too valuable to wait for that to happen. Those who experience bouts of nausea and even vomiting driven by migraine or Ménière'...
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How to stop sea sickness – Part 1
Nothing ruins a journey to an island paradise like the onset of motion sickness however there are ways to help you combat this before it strikes.
Motion sickness is your body’s expression of confusion. The brain likes the signals it r...
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Hobart, Tasmania – Part 4
Other local attractions in the area include the Cadbury factory, and if you want to go for a day trip places like Port Arthur, and the Tasman Peninsula, the Huon Valley, the Tahune Forest Air Walk or Cockle Creek which is the southernmost point reach...
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Hobart, Tasmania – Part 3
As the greater Hobart area has a population of around 225, 000 people the city can be busy at times, especially at weekends and major holiday times, with all the extra visitors. Hobart is located on the estuary of the Derwent River in the state' s so...
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Hobart, Tasmania – Part 2
Air connections are domestic only with a 1hr flight from Melbourne or 1hr 45mins from Sydney. As you will have already passed through immigration on the mainland there are no delays. Security with sniffer dogs enforces strict quarantine regulations, ...
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Hobart, Tasmania – Part 1
Hobart is the second oldest city in Australia after Sydney. It was set up over British concerns about the presence of French explorers. The first settlement was started in 1803 as a penal colony at Risdon Cove on the eastern shores of the Derwent Riv...
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I have been to Belize a few times both for work and as a holiday. I would recommend it as a place that can offer either a Resort style experience or a budget break, which combines world-class snorkelling and indigenous culture.
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Tresco, Isles of Scilly – Part 3
If you are looking for a more informed walking and wildlife spotting experience then join a guided walk with a Wildlife Trust ranger. This is free and is run weekly in high season you can find out the schedule on the ‘wildlifetrust’ web site. The bir...
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Tresco, Isles of Scilly – Part 2
So Tresco is a dash of exotic mixed with the very much English. Its waves are the colour of the Mediterranean that beautiful mixture from duck egg to turquoise to Prussian blue, however, you will find the water is a bit chillier. It feels like a litt...
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Tresco, Isles of Scilly – Part 1
This is a little piece of Britain with just a hint of the Mediterranean. It’s here that you can head off the Cornish coast to enjoy a relaxing walk around one of the UK’s most peaceful getaways.
Tresco offers a true literal mini-break...
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If you are dreaming of the ultimate summer adventure then head to Nevada. This is a place where opulence meets the stunning, unique, rugged wilderness.
If someone says Nevada you no doubt think about the bright lights of Las Vegas. Wh...
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Mexico and Belize’s coast
If you know someone or can hire a small yacht then this is a journey you should do.
The trip started at lively Cancun which is nestled on the tip of the Yucatan and the ideal starting point with easy access flights from the U. S. Once...
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Antigua, Guatemala – Part 3
Antigua is packed with tourist rubbish often made in Asia. If you want to see or buy quality crafts and antiques then stop off at the Casa de Artes, which has an excellent collection of ceremonial masks, textiles and majolica ceramics. Then round off...
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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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