Top 5 Mistakes Tourists Make in New Zealand New Zealand is full of amazing places and sights to see and is one of those hidden gems that are definitely worth your time and effort. However, this sort of trip requires a lot of planning, no matter where you come from and how old you are, especially if you want to avoid some of the most common mistakes tourists generally make when visiting New Zealand. So, here are five of these mistakes, as well as some tips on how to avoid them. Weather conditions This is one of the most common...

Words: Len Rutledge    Images: Phensri Rutledge With geysers, grizzlies, an impressive grand canyon, and great mud pools, Yellowstone National Park in America’s west is dramatic, imposing and at times overwhelming. The world’s first national park, established in 1872, is a wonderful blend of land, water, forest, grassland, wildlife and geothermal features. It challenges your senses and stirs your soul. Old Faithful The first expedition to reach here returned with accounts that were rebuffed by magazine editors and politicians...

The Humpback Whale Come-Back: An Amazing Success Story We have been protecting the Humpback Whale since the 1970s, and many conservationists are understandably very happy with the results, which has effectively removed the species from the endangered list in 9 separate global locations. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA) has confirmed that the numbers of Humpbacks have increased sufficiently to remove them from the endangered list in 9 locations. Complex Intelligence These majestic creatures can migrate...

6 Best Food and Drinks You Have to Try in Australia The majestic land Down Under has much more to offer except beautiful weather, light breeze, timid nights and gorgeous sight. Just as if that is not great enough, if you were to visit or travel this stunning continent, you will be able to enliven all your senses by tasting foods and drinks like nowhere else on the globe. Australia has an abundance of fantastic restaurants, pubs, and bars, that it makes it hard to rule out some specific one to go to since there are truly many. However,...

Donegal is the second-largest county with unquestionably rich scenery in Ireland. From the 300-kilometer stretch coastline, intoxicating headlands, high sea cliffs to natural parks, there is a lot to explore from this region in Ireland. If you are planning a trip and wondering what you will be treated to, below are just but a few items to enjoy while in Donegal. The Malin Head The Malin’s head is probably the most northern part of Ireland. This makes it worth a visit, especially if you have been to the County Cork, which...

Money, food and the weather are some of the biggest reasons behind family fallouts while away, new research has revealed. The study, conducted by cruise agent Bolsover Cruise Club, surveyed 1000 UK adults and examined the most common reasons behind holiday spats, as well as the optimum length of time we could spend away with our loved ones before bickering was likely to set in. The results showed that despite their many positives, holidaying with our friends and family can be a rather stressful affair, especially...

Instagram influences holiday choices of more than 10.6 Million Brits According to a new study, upwards of 10.6 million Brits are said to be shunning more traditional guidebooks and holiday brochures and turning instead to social media for inspiration and making bookings regarding their travel plans. The research, conducted by villa holiday tour operator Villa Plus, surveyed 1,000 British tourists to determine what factors influence their getaways, and which services they turn to when it’s time to book. Results showed that despite...

The truth is that Singapore has numerous must-visit attractions. The list is endless because this island state is a complete package of fun and adventure. Choosing only seven may seem incomplete in a way, but these are the essential destinations that you do not want to miss. The list is a compilation of both natural and man-made attractions that will not only thrill you but also offer experiences that are unforgettable. So, let us dive into this list now. Singapore Zoo For flora and fauna lovers, this place is an excellent starting...

For many adventurous nomads who travel and work their way around the world, Bangkok, Thailand is a must-stop destination. With a rich blend of history and natural beauty to rival any place in the world, the country has much to offer the wandering visitor. Places to stay are relatively cheap, choices of foods are rich, diverse, and reasonably priced, coworking spaces in Bangkok are efficient and affordable, and there is always something to see or do in the city and beyond. To plan your Bangkok first time smoothly, check out the guide below. Fresh...

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand Paris, Rome, or Seashells all sound wonderful, but some of those seemingly romantic places are filled with tourists and hyped to attract even more of them. Unlike renowned Europe’s capitals, New Zealand is a story on its own. Nowhere on the planet will you find a country so unique, captivating and alluring, that would make every couple’s stay a truly memorable experience. Whether you are searching for a romantic destination for your wedding day or honeymoon, or you are just looking to get away from...