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Words: Len Rutledge   Images: Phensri Rutledge Los Angeles is recognised as the centre of the USA video and film industry but it also has a growing recognition as a music and museum hotspot. Much of this is centred on the rejuvenated downtown area where new apartment blocks, office complexes and accommodation facilities are rising from long degraded areas. A real authentic cultural buzz is associated with this area and every visitor should experience it. This is a partial list of what I found on a recent visit. It would take you...

Travel is a pleasant exposure to keep you happy. Nowadays everyone is prone to travelling and touring new places. It is a religion and probably a lifestyle for the people in India. If you understand and plan travelling, the Indian Travel Agency will help you to make the plan successful. Have a see on some points on how the travel agents help you. The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India Specialise The Travel Plan: Suppose you have planned your travel in someplace. Still, you lack some information about travel packages and other...

Earlier this month, we celebrated World Mental Health Day and new research has found that a third of Brits felt that camping or caravanning has had a very positive impact on their mental health. 22% believe it has a positive effect on their physical health, and 12% of people believe it has helped them to become closer to their family. The research from Specialised Covers also found that 70% of the UK public believe “outside therapy” should be prescribed to people suffering from depression or anxiety. Those based in London...

Winter is a great time to travel as some of the sceneries you can catch this way are as magical as a place can get. Add to this the spirit of the holidays that are getting closer and closer by the day, and you get a sure recipe for an unforgettable trip. The holidays can sometimes be stressful, so deciding to take it easy and spending the holidays at a lovely destination might be exactly what you need at the end of the year. Every city has its own traditions and celebrates the holidays differently, so wherever you decide to go,...

Road Trip to New York: The Experience of An American Sporting Event New York draws in a large number of visitors all throughout the year. Some come for the fast life, while some for its islands, parks; and whichever reason you have, New York does not disappoint its tourists. The Big Apple also has a lot in store for sports lovers. There is the sports giant, Superbowl, and of course, who hasn’t heard of NASCAR!  All throughout the year, NY city is bustling with sports fans right from Times Square to every nook and corner of the...

4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Portugal For a Winter Break If you’re feeling a winter holiday this year, then you’ll likely have many different destinations in mind. Depending on the type of getaway you’re after, whether it be a relaxing beach holiday or city escape, then Portugal is one of the best places to consider for a winter break. Not only does the country have an outstanding reputation for great weather, with almost year-round sunshine, but it is extremely budget-friendly. Portugal has boomed in terms of popularity...

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...

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...