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Fantastic Jeju Island

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Adventure | Comments Off on Fantastic Jeju Island

 Jeju Island is a small island with a warmer climate than the mainland, and beautiful scenery. White sandy beaches washed by turquoise sea surround the coastline. Waterfalls splash into rivers and even into the sea at one point, while the central area has mountains with Mt Halla the centrepiece. Famous for its unique network of lava tubes, Jeju is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Another label often used describes the island as “the Hawaii of Korea.”
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Jacob’s Well, Wimberley, Texas

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Weird | 25 comments

Jacob’s Well is a significant karstic spring, the largest perennial spring in the Texas Hill Country. It flows from the most extensive underwater cave in Texas, opening in the bed of Cypress Creek, a few miles north of Wimberley, Texas.The twelve foot (four meter) diameter mouth of the cave serves as a popular swimming and water recreation spot for the local land owners whose properties adjoin Cypress Creek. From the opening in the creek bed, Jacob’s Well descends vertically for about thirty feet (ten meters), continuing from there at an angle as a series of chambers separated by narrow, often deeply silted and unstable necks, ultimately reaching a depth of at least one hundred and twenty feet (forty meters).

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Papakolea, Green Sand Beach

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Weird | Comments Off on Papakolea, Green Sand Beach

If you’re visiting the Big Island of Hawaii and looking for a unique experience, you may want to go to Papakolea, the green sand beach. The beach area itself is not very large, less than 200 yards wide. The green color comes from olivine crystals and even though there is some black sand mixed in, it primarily appears green in color. It is greatly appreciated if you resist the temptation to take a souvenir of green sand with you and instead just took a lot of pictures to spark your memories and to share the experience with others.

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24 Hours in Barcelona

Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Travel Tips | 1 comment

Heading to heart of Catalonia with only a little time to spare? We’ve got you covered. This sample itinerary will help you experience the sights, sounds and tastes of bustling Barcelona in just 24 short hours.

9 a.m.

The best way to start any Barcelona day is with a strong Spanish coffee. Head to the Ciutat Vella to grab a creamy café con leche or steaming cortado, and then spend a little time wandering through the Barri Gotic’s medieval streets or strolling by Barceloneta seafront.

Ciutat Vella

11 a.m.

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Beach Life – The Finest Beaches

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Exotic Locations | Comments Off on Beach Life – The Finest Beaches

The long Winter months can really get to a person, the cold chill can make the long, dark days especially miserable. There is always a remedy to the Winter blues and that is a sunny holiday to look forward to. Having a beach in mind can help to fight Winter, just close your eyes and feel the sun on your face. Here are some of the finest beaches that are well worth daydreaming over…

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Is All Inclusive Worth It?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Travel Tips | Comments Off on Is All Inclusive Worth It?

In recent years, all inclusive has grown dramatically in popularity. It’s got a lot to do with tour operators bumping up their range of all inclusive holidays and making them more affordable, as this has become a big consideration in today’s economy for tourists and families looking to go away on a strict budget.


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Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in Nature | 1 comment

Arashiyama is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty. In the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan there is a popular tourist district called Arashiyama. Arashiyama is particularly popular during the cherry blossom and fall color seasons. Within this area lies the famous bamboo forest of Sagano. The Sagano Bamboo Forest is one of Japan’s national treasures. It is about a half-hour out of the ancient capital of Kyoto and covers a total area of about 15 square kilometres.

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