Visiting Taal Volcano and Lake in Tagaytay

Visiting Taal Volcano and Lake in Tagaytay
There are many places on earth that look straight out of a fairy-tale book and Taal Lake in Tagaytay is one of them. This freshwater lake is home to an active volcano which often emits fumes. Considered to be one of the major tourist attractions in Tagaytay, this site holds a very significant place in the history of this area. Even though it is one of the smallest volcanoes in the world, it is also one of the deadliest ones. It has erupted 33 times since the 16th century and has caused major destructions in the surrounding area.…continue reading →

Top Five Things to Do in Jackson Hole

Top Five Things to Do in Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole is one of the best places to take a vacation in the United States. Thanks to its location, the Jackson Hole valley serves as a convenient gateway to both Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks; and with the town of Jackson providing a great base location from which to explore the region whilst still being able to return to comfort and convenience in the evenings, there are few places in North America which offer a more rounded adventure vacation experience.…continue reading →

I Met Someone Who Actually Won the Lottery

I Met Someone Who Actually Won the Lottery
I’m willing to go out on a limb here and declare that this wouldn’t have happened had I not been the frequent traveller I’ve grown into over the past couple of years or so, that being meeting someone who has actually won the lottery. Okay, so she didn’t win the complete jackpot – I think she said she got all but two numbers right, but clearly those are some significant winnings given the circumstances under which we met.…continue reading →

Constructive Timewasters for Travellers Passing Time

Constructive Timewasters for Travellers Passing Time
There’s a paradox for you if ever there was one – putting the word “constructive” next to “timewaster.” Well in the context of a traveller who has some time to kill however, this is every bit as real as your passion for travel. When you cannot help but shake that feeling that surely there is something much better you could be doing with your time then pretty much anything you’ll be doing instead of just sitting around waiting for the next flight or something, will indeed make for a more constructive use of your time.…continue reading →

Why your next school trip should be to The Blackpool Tower

Why your next school trip should be to The Blackpool Tower
School trips should really be three things: educational, fun, and unforgettable. Kids are more likely to learn and engage when they are entertained and doing something that they enjoy. So why not take them to one of the most iconic cities in the North West? The city of Blackpool, the beach, the theme park and, of course, the historic Blackpool Tower - what’s not to love. It ticks all the boxes.…continue reading →

Where to party in Patong

Where to party in Patong

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Patong is the most popular tourist destination of Thailand’s celebrated island Phuket but what are the hottest party places? The nightlife of Patong is concentrated around the infamous Bangla Road area in the heart of this buzzing beach resort town. There are tons of crazy night clubs with excellent DJ’s, there are plenty of happening discotheques as well as pretty ladyboys, cabaret- and ping pong shows and great fun bars with live music. With so much rowdiness, music, neon lights and alcohol buckets around, where to go? It is such as maze of excitement that it is hard to make a decision. Let us help with our guide on where to party in Patong:…continue reading →

The Free Vacation Challenge – Challenge Accepted!

The Free Vacation Challenge – Challenge Accepted!
I’ll probably be way too busy to do a proper follow-up on this, so if you want to know the outcome you’ll have to hit me up and I’ll be glad to share, but either way, I came across the rather intriguing free vacation challenge while endeavouring to be a bit more responsible with the manner in which I travel for once and actually plan a trip more thoroughly instead of just jumping in like I usually do. So amidst all the planning I came across the free vacation challenge and realised that this is indeed something I could do with my eyes closed.…continue reading →