How to Buy Travel Stuff in Ghana, Africa
Jun30

How to Buy Travel Stuff in Ghana, Africa

West Africa can be a costly region to visit. The costs in Ghana are high by African norms, yet the accommodation there is regularly superior to what you would expect somewhere else in Africa also. Outside of the significant urban cities and traveler destination, they are likewise in short supply. Traveling to Ghana is about encountering the lifestyle and culture. If this is your first time traveling to Ghana, do bear in mind that you can always buy travel gear for hiking and camping in Africa at affordable prices. There are five ways on how you can buy travel stuff in Africa: Check Out the Local Supermarkets Travel gear does not just include shoes for hiking or the tent you will need at the camping site. Travel gear includes, but not limited to mesh bags, sunglasses, umbrellas, toothbrush, rain ponchos and a lot more. You don’t need to find a store specializing in travel gear and accessories to find all of the items because at the local supermarkets, you can always get one at an affordable prices!(Iamge by CGIS Photos) Try free classifieds in Ghana If you are really on a very tight budget but aims to buy used or cheap travel gears for camping and hiking which are still in good condition, you can always try the free classifieds web ads in Ghana by posting ads on the local websites. Most of the times, there are seasoned travelers who are interested in selling or letting go their stuffs at very cheap prices and if you’re lucky enough, you can get them for free! Find Stuffs in Clothing Stores No, you don’t need to find the summer-styled clothing at the specialized store as what most companies are trying to promote. Just because you’re traveling doesn’t mean you need every item with a tag “Just for Travel”. The local clothing stores usually offer more affordable sleeveless shirts or short pants, and even the undergarments, just in case you run out of those. Just live your life like the local and wear what they’re wearing. Visit the Hardware Stores Well, who think you can only find stuffs for home improvement at the hardware stores. Skip the free classifieds in Ghana for now and head to the nearest hardware store you can find in Africa. Among the items you can get at a local hardware store are the S-Hooks, key tags, sink stoppers, door wedges and even ear plugs! And, they can come at cheaper prices too!(Image by Mike Pearson)   Go To Pharmacies For those mini travel toiletry items, go to the local discounted pharmacies across Africa. If you’re a female...

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4 Attractions Sites in the Amazon Rainforest
Jun14

4 Attractions Sites in the Amazon Rainforest

Amazon forest is one of the most popular rainforests in the world due to increasing attention given to the state of the world’s environment has sparked interest in ecotourism. This has attracted hundreds of travelers who want the home to myriad species of flora and fauna, containing 50% of the world’s biodiversity. Additionally, the hundreds of indigenous tribes living in this giant forest practicing ancient ways of life have also drawn worldwide attention. With a plenty of attraction sites, visitors have plenty of options from which to choose. Here are some of the most attractive and visited destinations. The City of Manaus The beautiful city of Manaus is engulfed in this giant forest and is endowed with beautiful sceneries of exuberant nature, ecological parks, endless green spaces, natural resources, museums, myriad of cultural attractions and many other lists of exciting features. ‘The Paris of The Jungle’ is the heart of Amazonia and one of the greatest centers of tourism in the continent. Visiting this place will create no regret; you will be amused by unique features such as observation of Meeting of the Waters, visiting giant water lilies amongst others. Safety is guaranteed and the level of convenience is at its best with eight airlines link this place to Brazilian capitals, and operate direct flights to Miami, Bogota and many international cities.(image by Night-Sky) Affordable Eco-Lodge Accommodations Visiting this region the natural sceneries are not the only sites to have fun, comfort is also assured in the lodges you spend your nights in. the most common form of sleeping accommodations are eco-lodges. These are shelters constructed out of salvaged materials from the jungle. Visiting this place, the sights of bamboo bungalows built on top of stilts will welcome you as you enjoy world class services in these lodges that provide sustainable tourist accommodations, taking care to keep impact on the environment to a minimum. Most of these lodges have adventure guides who assist guests in planning excursions in the surrounding regions. Amazon River This is the world’s mightiest river flowing 4007 miles from the top of the Peruvian Andean Mountains into the Atlantic Ocean. The Amazon Rainforest boosts of having the world’s largest river in volume of water pouring 8 trillion gallons of fresh water into the ocean everyday. This river has a frenzy of activities that will turn you on during your adventure and the presence of rare pink dolphin and a diversity of fish species makes an amazing experience. Canopy Tours These are the most exhilarating activity in the region where the travelers are engaged in tour involving climbing to the tops of the trees high off...

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3 Great Destinations for Activity Holidays
Jun02

3 Great Destinations for Activity Holidays

TREKKING IN INDIA India is a vast country that often creates a lasting impression on its visitors with its striking sensory, physical and philosophical assaults that is unrivaled by any other destination on the planet. It is a destination where every expectation whether it is spiritual, beauty, mysticism, poverty, cultural or bureaucracy will be outdone when you land on this extreme subcontinent. The countries staggering diversity is outrageous and ranges from paradisiacal beaches to primary forests of teak and jackfruit trees and from harsh deserts highlighted by fairytale forts to the misty hill stations clad in tea plantations and dotted with British Club houses opening into the world’s highest peaks of the Himalayas. Its landscape shaped by human activities range from bustling metropolises to rural village life tilling land and planting.(image by ANDROS images) With its array of extremes,vacations in India are perfect for holiday activities including trekking through its deserts, mountains and jungles for the ultimate adventures. The Himalayas range of mountains offers some of the best treks in the sub Asian sub continent. Its snow capped peaks offers endless mountain lakes, rugged rocks, caves, scenic valleys, glacier lakes, Rolling Meadows, meandering rivers, cascading waterfalls and dense forest. It is a haven for adventure seekers and its lure is simply irresistible offering numerous routes and terrains for the different levels of trekkers. The Rajasthan region is one of the driest places in India dominated by the forbidding Thar Desert. It however the best region for desert treks on a camel’s back traversing the massive dusty sandy dunes, shrubs and visiting the desert villages along the way. VOLUNTEERING COSTA RICA Costa Rica is sandwiched between Nicaragua and Panama on South American isthmus and despite its troubledneighbors; it is a country that is peaceful and famous for its well preserved natural environment. It offers many exciting opportunities to immerse in its natural elements whether discovering new species, zipping across the rainforest or cooling it off in a volcano heated hot spring. About a quarter of the country is preserved by in natural parks, biological reserves, wildlife refuges and private reserves protecting over 850 species of birds, 250 mammals and with the worlds 6 percent identified species. It is a paradise for anyone who delights in the unspoilt natural world.(image by United Planet) It may be small in size but with its amazing diversities more than make up for its lack in size, from the rainforests and cloud forests to dry tropical and temperate forests, to mangroves, to active volcanoes to hot sandy Caribbean and Pacific beaches and to high forest clad mountains and marshy lowlands. In Costa Rica you always...

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5 Ideas for Your Holiday in 2014
Jun02

5 Ideas for Your Holiday in 2014

LUXURY BREAK IN ITALY A proud motherland of artists and scientists that have changed the shape of the world forever; from the staggering antiquities of Rome and the alluring romance of Venice to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the seductive beaches of Amalfi to the cosmopolitan flair of Milan, Italy is a bottomless well of attractions and possibilities. It is the best destination for a luxury break in 2014 as it offers the best in accommodation, cuisine and travel experiences. In the heartland of Italy you will find stunning locations for luxury villa holidays away from the bustling cities in places like Umbria and Tuscany. The gorgeous Amalfi coast, the island of Sicily and Sardinia offer the best destinations for luxury beach holidays.(image by Katherine Rynor) ISLAND HOPPING IN INDONESIA May be you do not want to be stuck up in one place in 2014, try out an exhilarating experience of island hopping in the world’s ultimate archipelago with more than 18 000 islands with each one a tiny lost world. It is intriguing in every imaginable manner; mist shrouded volcanoes, unbelievably beautiful beaches you know the ones that make you keep pinching yourself to ensure that you are not in dreamland and exotic wildlife. As you hop on and off the islands you will come across spectacular wildlife, intriguing cultures, beautiful beaches and interesting cultures. It is an experience of a life time sometimes finding yourself in breathtaking islands with no other human soul and sometimes finding yourself in the stunning crowded touristic areas. Bali is one destination not to miss on your island hopping experience in the Indonesian archipelago; it is the most visited with its spellbinding beauty of lush palm trees, pristine sandy beaches, luxurious resorts and exquisite shopping malls. GOLF HOLIDAY IN FRANCE France is a destination full of life’s best luxuries, from the splendors of its cities jam packed with culture to the picturesque medieval villages and the golden beaches along the Mediterranean; it gets it just perfect for any kind of holiday. It also offers stylish golf courses littered all across the country and still offers the best value for golfing holidays in Europe. From Paris to Normandy, Burgundy and Brittany, there is always a great destination for golfing holidays.(image by Antonio Ponte) Whether you want a golfing break with a rural touch in Provence or in the glitz and glamour of the stylish French Riviera, the choice is breathtakingly yours to make. With so many regional diversities and excellent courses, France is the destination of choice for golfing breaks in 2014. LUXURY BREAK IN THE UK COUNTRYSIDE While most people visiting...

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Going Off the Beaten Path for this Year’s Family Holiday
Jun01

Going Off the Beaten Path for this Year’s Family Holiday

TUNISIA Tunisia may be squeezed between its vast neighbors’ Libya and Algeria but that does not mean it lacks in attributes that make it an excellent family holiday destination this year. Luxury Tunisia holidays boast of a winding coastline of over 700 miles along the Mediterranean shores that is littered with some of the finest beaches in North Africa, and we all know that family fun on a sun kissed beach is a welcomed ingredient anytime. It is a country whose varied landscapes and fertile farmlands has been coveted by foreigners over the years and as a result has endured several civilizations which included Romans, Arabs, Ottomans, Phoenicians and Byzantines who have left iconic architectural structures all over the country. Children of all ages will love learning about these magnificent structures and the history of how they came about.Tunisia’s landscapes vary from lush oak forests of the northern hills to the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert. There are some fantastic desert activities for families in Tunisia, including camel trekking and jeep safari’s which will appeal to slightly older adventure loving children.(image by Dennis Jarvis) Along the central coast is where most famous family friendly beach resorts of Sousse and Monastir gloriously bask beside the warm shallow waters of the Gulf of Hammamet. Many of the resorts have children’s clubs which will keep kids entertained with activities all day long. Some also have babysitting services for younger children enabling you to treat yourself to a romantic meal out with your loved one. JORDAN Most travelers focusing on exploring the Middle East keep on skipping the wonderful country Jordan. It is still a country that remains off the beaten path and most people unknowingly picture Jordan as a land of deserts, camels and Bedouins. Beyond the imaginary picture of Jordan lies a reality of an extraordinary nature, a land full of fascinating ancient archeological sites, stunning chains of valleys and mountains, outstanding desert landscape and the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes.(image by Dennis Jarvis) If you have been on the lookout for the perfect off the beaten path destination to explore together with your loved ones, then Jordan should be on your bucket list this year. Both you and your children will be spoilt with all the culture and attractions that this country has to offer.Luxury family holidays in Jordan include exploring its amazing city of contrasts Amman, the Rose colored city of Petra with its ancient rock structures, trekking in the fascinating Wadi Rum, marveling at the ruins in Jerash and floating in the Dead Sea. Jordan may bea destination that is less visited, but it certainly does...

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