Explore the Pantanal in Brazil
Nov25

Explore the Pantanal in Brazil

In the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, lies a vast expanse of tropical wetland, rich in flora and fauna; a world by itself, waiting to unravel its mysteries. Sprawling over an area of about 140,000 and 195,000 square kilometers, Pantanal is home to nature’s marvelous creatures whose unobtrusive presence startles nature lovers and ecologists who suddenly begin to realize the enormity of nature! Known as one of the world’s largest wetland zones, Pantanal in Central America’s Brazil is indeed an ecosystem by itself. Being a wetland, the area is well-fed with saltwater, brackish and freshwater and is swampy and marshy. With an abundance of water and fertile soil, can life cease to exist? Exploring Pantanal Why Pantanal? A visit to Pantanal is sure to amaze you and relax you at the same time. The remarkable flora and fauna, their habits and their habitat and the serenity of their world is sure to make you feel one with the world, erasing every bit of your inconsequential inner turmoil. The biodiversity here is sure to enrich your experience and your wanderlust will be given a new meaning-the urge to seek greener pastures! What to do in Pantanal The best way to explore Pantanal is to saunter around taking in the sights and smell of the place. You have the option of straddling a steed too. Every new day and every new turn within the environs offers you spectacular sights as you spot a fleeting Hyacinthine Macaw, a Capybara beating a hasty retreat or the Jaguar. When after your eyes have grown weary of the thrills of spotting, relax by rowing a boat-you’d soon begin to believe life is nothing but a dream! Canoeing and fishing are other recreational activities that would set your adrenaline pumping! There are many tour options to choose from and some unique tour thrills include night time observation, bird watching, observing the behavior of animals, livestock management and a photography safari. Tour costs vary according to the various ecological tours arranged. Ecological tours at Pantanal range from a day’s tour to a week’s. What to look out for? Pantanal is an ecosystem, so needless to say its flora and fauna are going to be unique. Pantanal is home to a few rare species like the Marsh Deer and the Giant Otter. 1. The Hyacinthine Macaw and the Blue Macaw deserve a special mention, for their unique charm.  When you sight these birds in their striking blue bodies with yellow beaks nestling on the emerald green foliage, it does form a riot of remarkable colors! Little wonder then that the Kayapo Indians in South Central Brazil...

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5 Cool Waterfalls In Southeast Asia
Nov21

5 Cool Waterfalls In Southeast Asia

  Nature offers some of the best recreation features. Among such features, waterfalls offer great sceneries that anyone would love seeing. Southeast Asia offers some of the best waterfalls to view. Visitors thronging Southeast Asia get the chance of touring waterfalls across Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Laos. Here are the 5 coolest waterfalls in Southeast Asia:Erawan WaterfallErawan Waterfall is located in western Thailand. It is situated in Erawan National Park in the Tenasserim Hills. Thailand boasts as having some of the best waterfalls in Southeast Asia. This waterfall boasts as the major tourist attraction in the 550 sq KM park. The park is named after erewan. Erewan is a white elephant believed to have three heads in Hindu myths. Erawan falls are arranged in tiers, totaling 7 in total. There are paths visitors can walk through and even go up the cliff. Visitors can also enjoy swimming in the pools of the fall. Tourists visiting Erawan falls also get the chance to see amazing limestone formations such as stalagmites and stalactites. Kawasan Waterfalls Kawasan Falls boasts as one of the best falls to visit in the Philippines. It is located southwest of Cebu City in Cebu Island. The waterfall is situated in Barangay Matutinao Mountains. The falls are three in number and are all walking distance from each other. The first Kawasan fall is the largest of the three falls. Nine Level Waterfalls Nine Level Waterfalls is located in North Bengkulu province of Indonesia. It is one of the most preferred sites for visiting by both local and international tourists in Indonesia. Its uniqueness makes it a major tourist attraction and one of the best waterfalls to visit in Southeast Asia. The falls offer an amazing scenario where water falls from the top of the hill that has nine levels downwards. This natural scenery is located in a protected forest and is an ideal place for outdoor adventure. Chiling Falls Chilling Falls, located in Kuala Kubu Baru, boats as the top preferred falls to visit in Malaysia, southeast Asia. Reaching the falls is an adventure whereby visitors ford through five rivers and take a hike through the jungle. The lowest part of the waterfall is awesome for a splash and has a large swimming hole. The toughness of accessing the falls makes them very favorable to tourists who love challenges and adventure. Tranquility can be realized by climbing to the upper falls but care should be taken during rainy seasons. Jurong Falls Jurong Falls boasts as one of the tallest artificial waterfalls globally. Jurong Falls are located in Jurong Bird Park, Singapore. The waterfall is 98 ft...

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Great Casinos Around the World-Macau
Nov18

Great Casinos Around the World-Macau

There are many things to do when you plan on a vacation holiday in Macau. It is located in the southeast coast of China where you can enjoy the Chinese culture while devouring its Portuguese buildings. With this unique combination, who wouldn’t want to visit this region? This is not just the reason why people visit the region. What’s great about it is that, you can enjoy Macau in a variety of ways and these are: Sands Macau Casinos · Enjoy shopping at the Venetian. If you enjoy shopping, then you should include Grand Canal in your place of destination. You can find hundreds of shops where you can get your favorite items such as jewelries, apparels, foods, gadgets, at a very affordable price. You won’t run short on cafes and restaurants when you go tired of shopping your favorites. There is also an available outdoor or indoor gondola ride to end the day with romance if you are with your special ones. · Don’t miss the Cirque du Soleil’s Zaia performance. If you wanted to be entertained the Las Vegas kind of way, then you should visit the Venetian Macau theatre to watch this world-class artists performs on stage. The 90-minute show will keep you entertained with their amazing special effects, combinations of dances, and acrobatics that will surely wow any ages. Lisboa Casino Macau · Indulge into their famous Portuguese Egg Tart. This sweet treat is a must-try for tourists and guests of the region. It is a pastry filled with an egg custard with a cinnamon and sugar sprinkle on top, which makes a very good treat for your loved ones when you return back home to your land. You can find these pastry on any bakeries in Macau since this is a famous treat among locals as well. · Experience the Bungy Jumping Adventure at the Macau Tower. The tower is the highest point of the region where you can have a breathtaking view of the city at night. During daytime, the tourists and the locals enjoy this place by doing an adrenaline-pumping activity, which is bungy jumping. The activity is best enjoyed in the city because it is the highest bungy jumping point all over the world with a measurement of 233 meters. If you are in for this one of a kind adventure, then just visit the tower. You can enjoy other activities while being at the tower such as the Sky Jump and the Sky Walk with your family or friends. Galaxy Waldo Casino · Be at one of the great casinos of the world when you visit the city. Macau is...

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6 Things to Consider When Purchasing World Travel Insurance
Nov18

6 Things to Consider When Purchasing World Travel Insurance

Purchasing world travel insurance is something you need to carefully consider before traveling abroad. There are many reasons it may be needed and there are many different insurance plans that will cover these costs. It is important to understand a few things when considering buying world travel insurance such as cost, need of coverage, areas of coverage, type of coverage, how easy they are to contact, and what the amount they cover up to.   Type of Coverage   Need, Area, and Type of Coverage The three most important important factors when considering buying travel insurance are need, area, and type of coverage. When considering need you must first know where you are going. In certain areas different types of insurances may be needed. For example, if you are in a country that has a sub-par healthcare system, you will need to have medical coverage that will either allow you to seek help within the country or to get an evaluation and evacuation to either your home country or one nearby that can adequately treat you. You will also need to consider if you are already covered. If you already have an insurance plan then you should speak to an agent about your policy. You should see if you costs can be covered overseas and in what areas you would be covered in. This is important because if you are covered in the country you travel to you will not need to get an insurance plan for medical reasons. You also need to consider your family when purchasing coverage or see if your insurance company also covers your family. The areas that are covered in the insurance plan are important as well. You need to make sure your insurance plan is covered in whatever country you plan to visit. Traveling to a foreign country without the proper coverage can cost you a lot of time and money. It can turn a vacation or a potentially minor situation into something much worse. There is nothing worse than being trapped in another country by an illness and being unable to find healthcare because you cannot cover the costs. There are several types of world travel insurance. Medical coverage and trip cancellation coverage are among the most popular and useful types of coverage. When choosing the type of coverage consider your overall need. Consider if you want your property insured, or simply medical bills or services that might be needed. Also consider the fact that if you miss a flight or connecting bus or train to your destination you can be reimbursed for that if you have the right insurance coverage. Cost,...

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