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  • All Roads Lead from Cancun
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    When you're looking for memorable experiences abroad, Cancun holidays are a dead cert to do the job for you, one of the finest trips you can make in all of Mexico and Central America. Providing alluring beaches punctuated by the inviting waters of the Gulf of Mexico, this paradise is indeed the ultimate travel destination for many. Still, there's much more to see in Mexico than the sights on this peninsula alone. One of the lesser-known facts is that in a very real sense, even though you've come to see Cancun, you're also at a "gateway" to the numerous other…
  • Tomatina……The funnest thing you’ll ever only want to do once
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              Technology has totally reshaped the way we consume information.  Facts and trivial knowledge are available at everybody’s fingertips in an instant.  What used to be the meat and potatoes of our daily learning experience has been broken down into tidbits.  These delicate morsels of info are leisurely shoveled into our brain mouths at our own individually fickle becks and calls. People read blog entries like these to share experiences, not facts.  Am I right?  You could easily google the fact that Tomatina started in 1945 and the true origin story is unknown.  Everybody’s best guess places blame on…
  • The Langdale Valley, “Challenging” Some May Say
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    The Langdale Valley, the real heart of the Lake District. Stunningly, scenic landscapes no matter when you look. The source of inspiration for artists and poets for hundreds of years and a place where people come to experience complete relaxation. But the Langdale Valley also appeals to another very different lot of people as Langdale is at the end of England’s steepest roads, Wrynose and Hardknott and surrounded by some of England’s highest mountains. So it is no wonder that Langdale is also quite popular with outdoor enthusiasts and those adventurous types. This coming weekend is the mighty Fred Whitton…
  • Dog Friendlyness in a Cumbria Hotel
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    Dog Friendlyness in a Cumbria Hotel Now travelling with dogs brings a whole different perspective to finding the right hotel and most importantly, the right hotel location. 3 years ago we ventured into the world of dog ownership. Mac the Border Collie, this little pup who little did we know at the time, would completely change the main criteria of a hotel search! To add to it, we got Cam, and so are now a 2 dog family. Mac and Cam go everywhere with us and so in a short amount of time we have got savvy as to what we look for and what we…
  • Starting off 2014 in the Lake District
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    Starting off 2014 in the Lake District We didn't want to stay in this New Years Eve but we also didn't fancy a house full of people. You know the feeling where by NYE was great for a house full on New years Day, horrid and the wishing they weren't there. Really not a great start to a new year in my book. With the dogs booked already organised to stay in the middle of knowhere with friends (away from fireworks), we decided to book a bit of luxury and hopefully start 2014 as meant to go on. So we went full hog being as it was…
  • 7 Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur
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    7 Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur or fondly known as KL is a big city with an area of 94 square miles and a population of 1.3 millions. Being a big city, sometimes we wonder, what can we do in this city? Where to go or what to do? Here are my 7 suggestions based on my personal experience. 7 things that we can do while in Kuala Lumpur. 1. Batu Caves Batu Caves. Not exactly in Kuala Lumpur, but this place is located near to the border of Kuala Lumpur and the state of Selangor. Batu Caves is a limestone hill that has…
  • Indonesia Travel Advice
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    Indonesia Travel Advice Indonesia is a vast and diverse archipelago that continues to impress and surprise longtime expats and even locals. To think that because you've seen Jakarta and done Bali then you "know" Indonesia is to be sorely mistaken. As one expat told me: "Just when you think you're starting to understand Indonesia, that's when you realize you don't understand it at all." From amazing cultures and regional customs to a seemingly neverending variety of local cuisines, Indonesia is home to more diversity in some of it's larger islands than other nations have in their entirety. Especially when it comes to langauges…
  • Backpacking to Thailand: how to pack your bag
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    Only a few days before I’m off to Thailand. I’m excited, chaotic and nervous. I think it’s been the 3th or 4th time I’m going to Thailand but still every time I’m worried. Worried I forget something or something happens. Of course nothing happens or goes wrong, but first I have to pack my backpack. Every time a challenge. Do I need warm clothes? Do I need to bring my hiking boots? Or is my toothbrush, tickets and passport enough. I always pack too much, but for the first time I’m going backpacking for a short time. Only 2 weeks,…
  • Getting To Andermatt - Switzerland's True Alpine Playground
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    Nothing says winter quite like a proper snowfall, so make it your mission to experience it properly. Instead of a mild winter with plenty of grey skies and rain showers, you could be having fun in the snow, making memories and trying something new. That’s what Andermatt in Switzerland has to offer you; it truly is an alpine playground! So how do you actually get to Andermatt, and what is there to do when you arrive? Here are a few hints and tips to start your planning process... Travel Information The closest airport to Andermatt is in Zurich (ZRH), 125…
  • Grab The Bull By The Horns!! Bullfighting in Requena, Spain
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    It was about 9pm on a mildly warm Tuesday night when our bus came to a meandering crawl in Requena, Spain. This was not just any Tuesday night. It was the night before the annual tomato throwing festival known as La Tomatina. Tomatina was to be held in the small town of Bunol the following afternoon. That didn’t stop the entire province of Valencia from joining in on the celebration, however. This was the night of the annual Water and Wine Festival in Requena. I had been looking forward to this event for some time. Not just because I wanted…

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  • DINING AT LILIW, LAGUNA
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    DINING AT LILIW, LAGUNA       I never thought that dining at Liliw, Laguna would be as pleasant as dining in a reputable restaurant in Manila but at an absolutely cheaper price tag for every dish in the menu. At first sight, I was intrigued with their appetizer Fried Tofu Teriyaki. I have always loved fried tofu but I usually dip tofu in my mom’s delicious blend of sauce – soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and lots of garlic. So it came as a surprise that it could be mixed with teriyaki sauce. Covered in layers of flour, eggs and breadcrumbs, the crisp fried tofu was…
  • LAGUNA'S PRIDE : ALING TALENG'S HALO-HALO
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    LAGUNA'S PRIDE : ALING TALENG'S HALO-HALO   It was not a case of serendipity when I checked out one of Laguna's pride - Aling Taleng's Halo-Halo. When my friend and talented photographer Mike Caballes pitched the Laguna topic to our 7107 magazine editor-in-chief, and upon learning our route, I instantly insisted of visiting one dining area - Aling Taleng's Halo Halo. Why wouldn't I insist when this is one of the oldest halo-halo serving establishments in the country today (originally established in 1933 by Editha dela Fuente). As I saw Aling Taleng's Halo-Halo signage, I was jumping for joy and my heart was pounding fast -…
  • Top 10 Tips for the Indian Backpacker Traveling through Vietnam
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    (Image credit: upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/81/SaigonCollage.jpg) Vietnam is slowly but surely emerging as the preferred Southeast Asian destination for backpackers all over the globe. And why not? With so much to offer in terms of exotic street food, long pristine beaches with clear waters, ethnic people and lifestyles, ancient cities and monuments with rich history, breathtaking trekking locales, gorgeous landscapes and a vibrant nightlife, it truly does have all the ingredients that go into making a perfect holiday destination! Vietnam is increasingly finding favor among eager backpackers in South Asia as well. An increasing number of Indian backpackers head to Vietnam due to…
  • Five Traditional Alcoholic Beverages You Must Try
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    Five Traditional Alcoholic Beverages You Must Try Do you love a swig of beer or a glass of wine? No, I'm not going to tell you to stop loving it! Drinking in moderation is actually good for health. But do you stick to your usual palate when you travel abroad? If you love travelling to new places and checking out what the local scene has to offer in terms of food, drinks and more, you are on the right track! However, if you stick to the usual wine and champagne, you will miss out not only on tasting new beverages but also on getting to know the…
  • Best Visual Design - Aestheti
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  • Top 6 Benefits of Choosing Vacation Rental Homes Over Hotels
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    (Image credit: http://www.allstarcoaches.com/COACHES/PREVOST-ROYALE/prevost-royale-fwdlounge.jpg) Taking a break and getting away from the mundaneness of daily life is the perfect way to unwind, get in touch with your inner self, reconnect with nature, explore new places and have fun! But though you have a great time away from home, coming back to it always feels great. Could that be because deep in our hearts we miss home even when we’re on a vacation? I’m sure you would agree that the plush hotel you typically stay at, despite having all the amenities to make you feel welcome and comfortable comes nowhere close to…
  • Art in Auroville
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    In a Utopian township of Auroville where freedom is of prime importance, art and innovation find their way in through the window. When the love for humanity and the passion towards work is chosen over the materialistic pleasures and the preconceived idea of a livelihood, the mind tends to sail beyond the boundaries of conventions and break the patterns.  Auroville can be easily termed as the artist's paradise with the schools teaching various forms of art (dance, music, painting, candle making, pottery) and it being celebrated every moment. Ideas rush to your brain when you are determined to embrace sustainable…
  • Tripping down Asia's Memory Lane: top 10
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    Tripping down Asia's Memory Lane: top 10 I have never understood how anyone can like January. The sad, sinking feeling caused by limp, leftover tinsel hanging in shops, braving the dreary weather without any promise of a mulled wine stop, realising that everyone you know has vowed to lose weight, save money or quit drinking- it is a real slog of a 31 day month.  For me, the January Blues are hitting particularly hard this year (can you tell?) Having spent Christmas on holiday in India, flying back to reality on New Years Day has left me longing for backpacking adventures again. So, before I get a…
  • Travel Bloggers/Photograhers Contest- Two weeks in Kerala, India
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    Travel Bloggers/Photograhers Contest- Two weeks in Kerala, India   Are you INTERNATIONAL BLOGGER ? DO YOU WANA BE IN KERALA, INDIA for  two weeks ?HERE IS your chance in 2 simple steps ! Kerala Blog Express Get ready for an exclusive trip to Kerala, India’s greenest State and the country’s most googled travel destination. Journey across meandering backwaters and enchanting beaches, magical hills and exotic jungles. Feast your eyes on lush green paddy fields, coconut groves and spice plantations. Explore quaint villages, ancient towns and historic cities. Soak up a rich culture and see upclose the land acclaimed as one of ten paradises of the world.   All…
  • Treat Yourself to a Luxury Escape
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    Only one thing beats a holiday: a holiday of a lifetime! You know the one. It's the holiday you can never forget, because everything fell into place and you created the type of memories that have continued to live with you long after you returned home. Some may think it is entirely possible to have more than one holiday of a lifetime - as these are the types of holidays that are rarely repeated. It could be because you holidayed with your best friends and had a truly great time. Or you went to a location you'll never have the…