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  • Marvelous Montana: Glamping In A Winter Wonderland
     
    Marvelous Montana: Glamping In A Winter Wonderland Thoughts of Montana often conjure up scenic images of rollings hills, pristine streams and snow-capped mountains, however the most gorgeous time of year is undoubtedly during the winter. There are few things more gorgeous than fresh snowfall that has yet to be broken by tracks or the twinkling of a thousand stars on a cold, cloudless night. And nothing is more fun in this winter wonderland then gliding down a mountain slope on skies or tearing across the fresh snow on a snowmobile. Before beginning to traveling the farthest corners of the globe I started in my own backyard and…
  • Holiday in Turkey
     
    Holiday in Turkey Like a freshly frothed cup of its famously robust coffee, Turkey packs a flavourful punch for the traveller seeking something more exciting than a just-add-water getaway. Here, east and west collide, resulting in a unique mosaic of cultural influences which have impacted on its history, cuisine and architecture. Not to mention the landscape: from the rugged mountains of the east across rolling highlands and plains to the coastline of Aegean Sea. For a reasonable snapshot of Turkey you need to visit a range of its regions to realise the diversity of this incredible land. Here are a few suggested places…
  • Experiencing The Austin Music Scene
     
    Austin, Texas is known as the live music capital of the world and for good reason. Regardless of the time of year there are always an abundance of amazing shows to catch. The next time you are visiting Austin be sure to check out these venues: The Continental Club An Austin staple for over fifty years, the Continental Club has been graced by countless famous musicians, including Stevie Ray Vaughn and Hank Williams. When it first opened the Club was BYOB and within a couple years it was the first venue in town to sell liquor by the drink. Although…
  • Top 6 Beachside Hotels & Resorts on South Padre Island
     
    Top 6 Beachside Hotels & Resorts on South Padre Island South Padre island is an amazing island with a variety of fun activities and over thirty miles of beaches just begging for you to stick your toes in the sand and relax in the sun. Of course the only thing that makes a trip to this beautiful island better is staying directly on the beach and only having to walk a few steps from the hotel lobby to the golden sand. That having been said, these are some of the top beachside hotels and resorts in South Padre Island, Texas. Schlitterbahn Beach Resort This sprawling 25-acre water park and hotel…
  • Top 6 Family-Friendly Hotels & Resorts In Carlsbad, California
     
    Top 6 Family-Friendly Hotels & Resorts In Carlsbad, California Nothing ruins a family vacation faster than accidentally booking a room at a "party hotel" full of young people drinking and running wild all night. To help avoid that, here are my top family-friendly hotels and resorts in the amazing beachside town of Carlsbad, California. Omni La Costa Resort & Spa This amazing resort is home to Kidtopia, the ultimate in resort entertainment for kids 12 and under. In addition to an extensive playscape, games, puzzles, and books, Kidtopia also has a nursery for toddlers and a "night camp" on weekends – the perfect way for adults to enjoy a…
  • Offbeat Things to do on South Padre Island, Texas #citylove
     
    Offbeat Things to do on South Padre Island, Texas #citylove South Padre Island may be small, but it packs abundant sights and activities to ensure visitors have a remarkable vacation. While the crowds flock to the well-known attractions, break free from the masses and experience the island's best hidden gems. Walk On Water One of the newest water-based activities that few know about is fly boarding. Fly boarding featured in various movies over the last couple years, and now is available for public enjoyment. Think of it like a jetpack that runs on water rather than gasoline. Attached to a jet ski, water feeds up to it through a large…
  • Sweet Treats at Bacolod City’s Masskara Festival
     
    Sweet Treats at Bacolod City’s Masskara Festival October is a grand time for the Negrenses and a fabulous time for tourists to visit this charming province and be captivated by their warm smiles and delicious treats. As I join Bacolod City in their celebration of the famous MassKara Festival, allow me to share with you some of Bacolod’s well-loved sweet treats and Negrense delicacies. With the annual festival called Masskara, tourists - international and locals alike flock to the party streets of Bacolod City to witness the captivating smiles of the Negrenses. Iconic masks in a variety of colorful designs can be found all-over with numerous Masskara-making…
  • Enjoyable Activities For A Fun Swiss Adventure
     
    The many attractions of Switzerland make it an excellent destination for a European adventure. From the majestic beauty of mountain landscapes to the cultural attractions of some historic cities, there is much for visitors to enjoy on a trip to this landlocked country. Aside from the usual Swiss highlights, there are plenty of other things to see and do and the following are some to consider. Enter a Ski Marathon Switzerland has long been a popular destination for winter sports and there are plenty of resorts offering catered ski chalet holidays. This type of vacation provides access to the slopes…
  • DINING AT LILIW, LAGUNA
     
    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 topped…
  • LAGUNA'S PRIDE : ALING TALENG'S HALO-HALO
     
    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 - alas!…

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  • My Little Sister's Initiation into being an Adrenaline Junkie (World's Tallest Slingshot)
     
    I have been an adrenaline junkie as far back as I can remember... having already gone skydiving, bungee jumping and hang gliding to name a few... I am still seeking my next rush!! My little sister has been asking me to come on an adventure for a while now, eager to one day skydive with me. I am however, not prepared to jump out of a plane with my sister just yet. So I brought her, as test, to the Worlds Tallest Slingshot in Orlando to see if she was really ready to roll with the "Big Dogs"! Looking at…
  • The Time When I... Walked on water in Estonia
     
    So, where the heck is Estonia? That is pretty much what I said when I decided to go on a Scandinavian tour... by this I was thinking of countries like Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. However, I ended up also exploring other countries as well... like Estonia. Just a ferry ride away from Helsinki, Finland I explored an unknown land to me. I started with my usual Free Walking Tours (which I recommend to anyone that wants to get a good feel for their new surrounding while traveling) and was impressed with the very adorable architecture of the area. After…
  • 10 Reasons To Drop Everything And Travel Right Now
     
    10 Reasons To Drop Everything And Travel Right Now Traveling is one of the most rewarding experiences you can ever have. Unfortunately, many people allow life's stresses to get in the way. Here's why you should drop everything right now and hit the road. 1. To Learn Something About Yourself Travel is all about throwing yourself into the unknown and experiencing new things. When you're faced with challenges like having to navigate foreign languages and transportation systems you learn more about yourself and what you're capable of. This is especially true if you're traveling solo, a truly empowering experience. 2. To Build Your Resume You're never too young or…
  • Top Tips For Better Instagram Photos [Infographic]
     
    Instagram is a handy tool for travelers wishing to document their journey. Long gone are the days of buying disposable cameras or dropping off film at the developer. However the ease of this app can often be taken for granted. After all let's be honest: We've all seen some crappy IG photos. Don't be that guy. When you do decide to share something on Instagram, make sure it is truly worthy of being shared. This infographic from dealchecker.co.uk demonstrates how you can capture the peripheral wonders of the cultures you are engrossed within to make the perfect holiday photo album,…
  • Headed to Mumbai? Keep Yourself Safe with These Tips from a Local
     
    (pic credits - http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/14/Mumbai_Skyline_at_Night.jpg) This coastal metropolis is India’s Gotham city. Home to more than fifteen million people, Mumbai shows extremes of both, debauchery and deprivation. Do not be surprised to find a custom-made Jaguar navigating its way through a street saturated with bicycles, foot-traffic and a variety of animals. The disparity of the city is as striking as it is omnipresent. Formerly known as Bombay, the city was rechristened with its original moniker of Mumbai, derived from the Hindu goddess Mumba Devi, a few years ago. Mumbai has a lot to offer for the eager traveler. The city is…
  • Five essentials to being a happy traveler
     
    Five essentials to being a happy traveler Traveling can be a wonderful experience. The planning before a trip gets you excited. You plan your every move right down to the restaurant you are going to eat on the third night of your trip. Everyone's going to be happy the whole time and there aren't going to be any delays or problems. First of the five essentials of being a happy traveler is that you cannot be hungry. This is a big one. Some people turn into different people, monsters really, when they get hungry. Have you seen those Snickers' commercials? I don´t suggest you get a Snickers…
  • Top 10 Tips for the Indian Backpacker Traveling through Vietnam
     
    (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
     
    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…
  • Tripping down Asia's Memory Lane: top 10
     
    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…
  • Treat Yourself to a Luxury Escape
     
    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…


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