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If you’ve never visited the United States, or not had a chance to make it to the cultural capital, you’ve likely dreamt of the day (and night) you can visit New York City. Perhaps the most iconic destination in the western world, countless cinematic representations of the Big Apple have raised its gritty day-to-day lifestyle to a glamorous status. For not only are the buildings and monuments widely celebrated, but the very experience of being in the definitive metropolis makes it a bucket list essential for any eager traveler. To fully...

Deciding which Hawaiian island to visit for the first time you visit can seem a bit overwhelming. Each of the different major islands–Oahu, Hawaii island, Kauai, Maui–have something unique and different to offer travellers. Oahu Surfing at Waikiki Beach | © Alan Light/Flickr The beautiful island of Oahu offers the traveler many options. Whether you like the hustle and bustle of big city life in Honolulu; enjoy the serenity of nature in the magnificent Kuala mountains; or want to catch some surf vibes along the North Shore–Oahu...

As the promise of a new year is upon us, and sounds of Merry Christmas fill the air, it is time of the year when many couples are planning that much-needed (and often postponed!) romantic getaway. Whether you are looking to spend some quality time together or rekindle the spark in your relationship, heading on to a romantic getaway can give you the solitude and tranquillity to start off the New Year on a positive note. While there are many countries in Southeast Asia that offer the best in terms of tourist attractions and services, Malaysia...

No matter what your religious affiliation is, the winter holidays have a certain charm of their own that’s impossible to ignore. Maybe that’s why so many people enjoy the idea of traveling around Christmas and New Year’s Eve, a period that marks the end of the calendar year and the beginning of a new adventure. To that end, here are four US regions that are guaranteed to offer you a great wintertime experience: 1. The Outer Banks A 200-mile stretch of peninsulas and islands off the coast of North Carolina, the Outer...

December is here and you can sense the onset of festive vibes, the anxious waiting for the season holidays to start, to get together with loved ones and celebrate the joyous time. It’s Christmas and most people would plan on having the typical white Christmas vacation and travel to western places where Christmas is a grand occasion – everywhere you go, its snowflakes, Santa clauses and Christmas trees. Though the festival at western destinations are an elaborate celebration, for travelers, visit such places in December means less...

The Lake District is England’s largest national park and attracts 17.32 million visitors a year. It’s not hard to see why, with stunning lakes, mountains, coastline and historic sites. The Lakes are popular in all seasons, and are as beautiful in the autumn and winter as it is in the warmer months with any families choose to spend Christmas or New Year in the Lake District. Here are five great reasons why the Lake District is the perfect destination for your next holiday 1. It’s Beautiful! With stunning views all year round,...

Fancy a European football break? We bet you’re not alone. With Premier League ticket prices not exactly the easiest on the pocket, lots of football fans are heading to the Continent to enjoy the beautiful game. It’s not hard to see why. Affordable airfares, reasonable ticket prices and the thrill of Champions League and Europa League action are all encouraging football fanatics to up sticks and enjoy an away day or weekend break across the Channel. If you’re hankering after some of this action for yourself, we think you’ll love...

Singapore is one of the best places to spend Christmas with kids, as it offers a range of fun activities with a flavor of the festive spirit. There are a number of things to do with kids in Singapore if you are visiting with your family this Christmas. Here’s our list of the best. Port of Lost Wonder, Palawan Beach, Sentosa Island, Singapore The Port of Lost Wonder at Sentosa island is one of the best places to spend Christmas with your kids in Singapore. A kids’ club by the beach, Port of Lost Wonder offers a range of activities...

Spending time with family has become a precious activity in today’s busy world, and to take time out from hectic schedules and plan a holiday would mean that you would want everything to be perfect for your special family bonding time. The world over the decades has become a smaller place and today it is possible to travel anywhere around the world without much stress and hassles. But when it comes to planning a family holiday, your choice of destination becomes a prime aspect that you cannot overlook. The destination for your family...

When we are planning on heading abroad for a short break or even a couple of months travelling, there are certain essentials that we must not forget. First of all, it is worth working out whether you’ll need to apply for any kind of visa to enter the country or countries you plan on visiting. Travel Essentials Visa HQ is a very helpful site which lists the 123 countries which warrant a visa for any UK visitors which is well worth looking at before booking your flights anywhere. Next up, you’ll want to consider the currency of the...