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Kalavantin Durg, world’s most dangerous fortress

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Nature, Travel Tips | Comments Off on Kalavantin Durg, world’s most dangerous fortress

Prabalgad Fort, also known as Kalavantin Durg (Kalavantin’s Fort), is located between Matheran and Panvel in the Indian state of Maharashtra, at an elevation of 2,300 feet in the Western Ghats. It is located on a plateau very close to Matheran, but unlike Matheran Prabalgad fort does not have a good source of water supply.
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Beautiful Village on the Coast – Scopello

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in Travel Tips | Comments Off on Beautiful Village on the Coast – Scopello

Scopello is not more than a hamlet above the coast in Sicily’s north-western corner. But for several years now, this low-key destination has been in vogue not just with local people but with trend-setters including film directors and magazine photographers. The picturesque little spot may become a victim of its own success, but in the meantime it is still a remarkably scenic spot for a swim, a leisurely meal or an afternoon excursion.
scopello-Scopello is a tiny village on the coast between the fishing and resort town of Castellammare del Golfo and the Zingaro nature reserve. This part of the Sicilian coastline, though dotted with villas and a few seaside developments, is nevertheless unusually well-conserved by the standards of this construction-happy island. There are attractive stretches of rocky coastline and green hillside nearby, and Sicilians from as far away as Palermo come to the Scopello area to enjoy the landscape and the sea bathing.

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Paradise by the sea: Florida’s luxury beaches

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Travel Tips | Comments Off on Paradise by the sea: Florida’s luxury beaches

There are many beautiful beaches to choose from in Florida, whether you plan to spend the trip sun bathing or partaking in fun water sports. Here are a few of the luxury beaches that are great for family vacations as well as romantic getaways.

St. Pete’s Beach

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State Farm Promotes “Celebrate My Drive” And Travels with The Band Perry

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Travel Tips | Comments Off on State Farm Promotes “Celebrate My Drive” And Travels with The Band Perry

State Farm, one of the most renowned car insurance providers in the U.S., has made the decision to form a program to advocate driving safety. One of the most common causes of deaths for teenagers is automobile accidents.Young drivers are now shown by the State Farm Celebrate My Drive program the proper usage of 2n2. 2n2 stands for “two eyes on the road and two hands on the steering wheel”. Sadly enough, some drives do not focus on the road and instead talk on the phone or fall asleep behind the wheel.

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Visiting Switzerland? Here’s the Food You Should Try

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Travel Tips | Comments Off on Visiting Switzerland? Here’s the Food You Should Try

Whether you’re going on an alpine adventure or checking out the towns and cities, Switzerland is an excellent country to visit this winter. Don’t you think that the seasons feel more authentic when you get the right weather? You won’t be at a loss for snow in Switzerland as it is guaranteed in the mountains throughout the colder months. Of course, it’s lovely to have something to warm you up after venturing out into the blizzard-like conditions, which is why you should make a point of trying local produce and cuisine.

So whether your base is one of the Geneva guesthouses or Andermatt hotels in Switzerland, here are the things you should look out for and try:

Cheese lovers…

If you’re a fan of cheese, Switzerland is the perfect country for you to visit. It is used as a snack and within main meals, so you’ll be spoiled for choice!

Hobelkäse

Local alpine cheese dairies – especially in the BernerOberland – make this delicious mountain cheese. It is matured for two to three years before being finely sliced and served. If you’re interested, you can sometimes see the cheese being made early in the morning; ask your hotel to arrange this for you or give you tips on where to go.

 Hobelkäse

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Travelocity YouTube Web Series Inspires Travelers to See the World

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Travel Tips | Comments Off on Travelocity YouTube Web Series Inspires Travelers to See the World

Travelocity YouTube Web Series Inspires Travelers to See the World

Everyone could use a break from busy life. Whether it is good or bad, overall life can be exhausting with work, bills, and other stressful situations. Sometimes, a trip away for a few days or weeks can be called for. Travelocity takes travelers and YouTube viewers on a journey online across oceans with Travelocity YouTube Web Series, “Let’s Roam with Courtney Scott”.

In each destination, Courtney Scott will be visiting and volunteering for an organization to give back to the welcoming communities. First stop is New York City, Scott helps out at the Bideawee pet welfare organization and afterwards, Habitat for Humanity at Dallas, Texas. “The magic of travel isn’t just getting from point A to point B, it’s all of the uncharted moments that happen in between,” Scott said. “I’m a roamer by nature, and when I travel, I’m searching for the stories that bring to life the heart, soul and local flavor of a place beyond the tourist spots.”

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