Until oil was discovered in 1966, Dubai's entire economy relied on fishing and a declining pearl industry and as far as history and natural wonders go, there are so many places elsewhere in the region that offer more; one such gem is Oman!
When having a long haul flight, it is always wise to ensure that you are comfortable and safe. You do not have to be stuck on that plane feeling hungry, tired, and dehydrated. A few items can make a difference as you try to survive those 22 hours. As a result, you will get to your destination feeling fresh and also looking your best. Check out the following travel necessities for a long haul flight.
Nestled on the North-westerly tip of Indonesian Papua, is an archipelago of islands and islets that some believe to be the heart of the coral triangle; Raja Ampat. For those not currently in the know, the coral triangle is called 'the amazon of the ocean' because of its incredible biodiversity and jaw dropping array of both marine animals and coral species.
The cities of Paris, Rome and Barcelona are frequented by millions of tourists each year and with good reason! Fantastic sights to see and fabulous culture to soak up keep the visitor numbers consistently high; but this comes at a cost. Hoardes of tour groups descend on the major attractions and, if youre unlucky, one can end up feeling like a tiny speck in a mass of selfie-clicking foreigners. Bucharest, does NOT feel this way and, after only a few days, it is easy to see the appeal of this...
Long regarded as one of the most beautiful tropical islands in the world, Bali is famous for sun, sea and surf. But, while it does indeed offer all these in abundance, there’s much more to this piece of paradise.
Thailand is the undisputed international destination for young travellers, and Japan’s pop cultural reach puts it high on most holiday bucket lists – but neighbouring Vietnam is quietly becoming a real option for the more adventurous. In fact, it’s now the 5th fastest-growing tourist destination in the world. Here are some things to know before you join the rush:
Gap years come in all shapes and size. Volunteer work in the jungle. Spending time in all-inclusive resorts. Backpacking through Europe. Perhaps your dream gap year is a mixture of all of these. Why not? There are several reasons and ways to make a gap year possible so you can travel before taking the next big step in your life.
A country of such incredibly diverse landscapes, world wonders, bustling cities and super friendly people, is easily deserving of months of endless travel and exploration. But, for those short on time, don't worry! We've narrowed down our top Chilean experiences to just five to help you plan your next adventure…
For anyone who enjoys travel, being somewhere new is gloriously enhanced by eating something new.
Whether indulging in authentic home-cooked pasta in Italy or rich fragrant stews in Morocco there’s no denying that food forms a major part of a travel experience.