9 of the Funnest Activities to During the Winter in Jackson Hole
Apr27

9 of the Funnest Activities to During the Winter in Jackson Hole

Are you the kind of person who gets excited when they see the first snowflake fall signaling the start of winter? If that;s the case it;s a good bet your the kind of person who likes to visit places where they can fully enjoy winter. So while your browsing some Jackson Hole vacation rentals let me tell you why going there would be a great time for any winter enthusiast. 1) Dog Sledding Tours Have you ever seen a dog sledding race on tv? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race along the top of the snow? Well, you don’t have to wonder anymore as Jackson Hole offers a number of dog sledding tours. These tours are a great way to see the beautiful landscape of the area and in an entirely unique way. There are different options when it comes to the tours ranging from an afternoon jaunt around the national park to a full overnight adventure. If you’re a fan of dogs, and winter then this is a no-brainer. 2) Take a National Park Tour If you want to just get out, and experience what natures like in the winter then you might consider taking a national park tour. Staying in Jackson Hole gives you access to Yellowstone, Grand Teton, or the National Elk refuge parks. Each one of these parks offers some amazing landscapes, and chances to interact with wild animals in safe and environmentally friendly manner. 3) Take a Tram Ride Up a Mountain You know sometimes to really appreciate something you need to see it from a different perspective. So why not consider taking a tram ride up to the summit of Rendezvous mountain. The mountain itself is 10,450ft high, and the trip up there offers you a once in a lifetime view of the Teton Mountains, Snake River, and the town of Jackson Hole. There are some wonderful places to eat at the top of the mountain, and you can have dinner while watching the sunset from a once in a lifetime view. 4) Enjoy a Sleigh Ride For those who want a way to enjoy the amazing scenery around Jackson Hole at a slower place, why not take a sleigh ride? A sleigh is pulled by a team of horses across the snowy landscape, and you can sit back with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy the view. A sleigh ride would also serve as the perfect romantic getaway for you and your partner. 5) Do Some Snowboarding The mountains and hills around Jackson;s Hole offer a number of places to go snowboarding down. It doesn’t matter...

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Stay in Touch with Loved Ones While Traveling
Jan12

Stay in Touch with Loved Ones While Traveling

If you consider yourself wanderlust, or someone who constantly hops into a plane and explore various places, you are definitely away from your family or loved ones for a period of time. However, you need to realize that staying in touch with the important people in your life is essential to keep them updated on the great things happening to you while you are away, and eventually lessen their worries. So… in order to do that, here are some of the most basic ways on how to keep in touch with your family while you’re away.  Make use of Rechargeable Phone The most common way to connect to your loved ones is with rechargeable mobile phones. You can send them text messages or even give them a ring even though you are miles away from each other. Adjusting your rechargeable phone or SIM according to the settings made on your location is easy since the use mobile phones are very rampant nowadays. You just need obtain network services so you can start using your phone. In addition, keep in mind it is always easy and fast to charge no matter where you are, especially if you do it using sites as recharge.com. Use WhatsApp WhatsApp is messenger application, which is free to download and is compatible on almost all of the available smart phones nowadays. This program makes use of an internet or data connection in order to send and receive messages, video, audio and/or images. With the available Wi-Fi connections today, you won’t really have a hard time using the application and stay connected with the most important people in your life.  Be aware that starting year 2017, the application will not work on old phones with Android operating system version 2.2 and older. Share Photos Using Social Media Accounts With Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, three of the most popular applications being utilized in the present generation, you won’t have a difficult time updating your family and friends with your current activities and even update them with your plans on the succeeding days. All you have to do is to upload photos and statements on the interface and they will be able to view all of these once they are connected as well. Upload Movies to YouTube If you are a fan of making video and/or movies, you can easily share your captured moments through the YouTube Channel. You just need to create an account so you can readily upload and share your videos to the public and keep your subscribers updated. Send an Actual Letter With the widespread use of technology today especially rechargeable phone, it is a...

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Great Historical Sites in Dubai
Nov23

Great Historical Sites in Dubai

Every nation has a history. Some repeat it and some learn from it. When we hear the word Dubai, the first thing that comes into the mind is magnificent buildings: the beautiful seven stars Burj Al Arab, The Emirates Towers and other extraordinary constructions, along with first-class entertainment and sporting events. But this is not what it used to be decades back. It is hard to imagine that this monument to the current world, started out as a tiny fishing village. The ups and downs in path of success made it what it is today. Make a journey to the past by visiting historical treasures, museums and heritage areas in Dubai. Below are some of the ancient places you should visit with your family at least once in a lifetime. You can easily get location of these historical sites through connect.ae. Dubai Museum A visit to Dubai Museum is a must for everyone who comes to Dubai. This is a sparkling interactive museum with working models and full-size displays depicting various aspects of Dubai life. Diverse collection of exhibits offers a captivating intuition into the rich history and cultural heritage. Its colorful life size dioramas brightly portray ordinary life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate scenes of old days. Artifacts from several archaeological sites and exhibits portraying pearl diving, all will leave you spellbound. Heritage and Diving Villages When you want a break from the modern world, step into the past by visiting the Heritage and Diving Village. It provides a rare sight of Dubai’s traditional culture and lifestyle. Exhibits focus on the Emirate’s maritime past and pearl diving traditions and architecture. You can also watch potters and jewelers preparing several handicrafts in the mud houses.  Burj Nahar If you want to see the beautiful and historical place in Dubai, visit very popular Burj Nahar. It was made for defensive reasons in the past. The building of Burj Nahar reminds you of the wars and several other political struggles in Dubai. Dubai Creek Saltwater creek, which divides the city into two main sections, is the historic focal point of life in Dubai. The major sector of city’s economy, pearling industry was based largely on voyages in the creek. Visitors will be fascinated by the color and activity of the loading and unloading of dhows, as it serves as a minor port for dhows coming from as far away as India and East Africa. Viewing the creek from an abra, one of the small water taxis, will be your best experience. It takes you from the souks of Deira to those on the Bur Dubai side. Creekside...

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Jakarta Top Festivals you Don’t Want to Miss
Jun28

Jakarta Top Festivals you Don’t Want to Miss

Jakarta is situated in northwest of Java island and is Indonesia’s capital and largest city. It is the country’s political, cultural and economic, center and the city which has the highest population not only in Indonesia but also in the entire Southeast Asia. Jakarta is filled with an exhilarating nightlife and flamboyant shopping areas. The city is also the melting pot and center of Indonesian culture which may be the place for you to enjoy new things. You will also find out that the people of Jakarta are some of the most hospitable, friendly and helpful people you will find in the world. To make sure you also have an amazing time while in Jakarta you need to book your accommodation in advance on Traveloka, preferably, before you arrive in Jakarta.  Jakarta being Indonesia’s social capital, it hosts a variety of event and festivals throughout the year. It has many festivals which are attended by a lot of people from all over the world and are celebrated annually. These festivals make your holiday in Jakarta more thrilling. Although there are many good festivals here is a list of some of top five festivals in Jakarta you don’t want to miss: Lunar New Year The Lunar New Year is a public holiday celebrated throughout the country, and is embraced by a series of festivities. Shopping centers mainly located in west Jakarta hold several events during the weeks prior to and right after the Lunar New Year, such as lion dances with fictional dragons. Another point of interest which also holds this event is the Petak Sembilan neighborhood located in Glodok which is also referred to as Jakarta’s Chinatown, while the seaside district of Ancol hosts dragon boat races. Cap Go Meh The Cap Go Meh festivities mark the culmination of the New Year celebrations and are celebrated fifteen days after the Lunar New Year. They are also identified as the Festival of Lanterns. The word Cap Go Meh implies the “fifteenth day of the first month” and comes from the Chinese Hokkien dialect. Jakarta Fashion and Food festival   Jakarta Fashion and Food festival is an annual partnership between one of the city’s prominent property developers and the Jakarta Tourism Office, this festival takes place in the Sentra Kelapa Gading region of north Jakarta. Designer fashion shows are jointly held together with a celebration of international and local culinary events. Jakarta Highland Gathering Scotland may be on the other part of the world, but Jakarta also hosts its own kind of the traditional Highland games and celebrations at the Highland Gathering. In recent years, the festival has taken place in the...

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The 4 Most Cultural Dishes of Brazil
Aug16

The 4 Most Cultural Dishes of Brazil

The best and most sought after festivities in Brazil are the Carnival cultural festivities. During this period, you are guaranteed to enjoy the best dishes different cultures in Brazil have to offer as well as get the chance to learn more about the different cultural practices observed in Brazil. Just like in any other culture, food in Brazil is held with high regards. The following are the 4 common foods served in Brazil during the carnival seasons. Moqueca It’s one of the most common sea foods in the Brazilian coastline. It’s made up of snapper, salmon, mahi mahi, and monkfish. Various types of vegetables and spices such as limes, paprika, palm oil and coconut milk are added to the mixture and left to stew for an hour. It’s believed to have originated from Espírito Santo. Acaraje This is usually a combination of shrimps and peeled black eyed peas. They’re prepared by rolling the beans and shrimps into different balls and later deep frying them. You can find and enjoy this dish all over Brazil but it’s more common in the Bahia region and Salvador. It’s a simple street food that bears the rich culture of both social and religious practices of Brazilians. Carne de Sol This is one type of dish that brings out the best of Brazil carnivorous tendencies. It’s made up from salted beef which is usually left out in the sun to dry or “cure”. Its name simply means ‘meat of sun’. It highly served in Northern Brazil during the carnival season. It’s also served with hamburger, onions and thick potato chips to make a meaty hearty meal. Feijoada Feijoada boost as been the most sort after and most populous dish in Brazil. It’s essentially prepared by mixing beans stew with a combination of pork and beef. It derives its name from the Portuguese word feijão which means ‘beans’. Vegetables from pumpkins, okra and bananas are added to the mixture along with a blend of chilies and spices to create a thick and hearty blend of stew. If you are planning to visit Brazil, the most appropriate time is during the carnival festivities. You can fly to Brazil using TAM Airlines. Its one of the leading airline in Brazil operating between North America and Brazil. Book online and get the chance to experience first class experience and learn more about Brazilian culture and food. __________________________________________________ Related post:     Going South America? Visa Costs and Fees Images credit (Creative Common) by order:   Marcelo Träsel, ManoelNetto, João Guilherme de Carvalho...

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Tоkyо Dіsney Resоrt: Japan’s Magіc Kіngdоm
Jan08

Tоkyо Dіsney Resоrt: Japan’s Magіc Kіngdоm

The sprawlіng entertaіnment cоmpоund has a massіve shоppіng and dіnіng hub, and a mоnоraіl lіne that encіrcles the entіre prоperty. Despіte all the culture and hіstоry that Japan оffers, many tоurіsts cоme tо Tоkyо just tо vіsіt thіs mega resоrt, the thіrd mоst vіsіted theme park cоmplex іn the wоrld. Dіsneyland Thіs magіcal kіngdоm іs an endurіng symbоl оf the spіrіt оf cооperatіоn and frіendshіp between the great natіоns оf Japan and the Unіted States оf amerіca. The park’s layоut іs based оn anaheіm, Ca’s Dіsneyland and оrlandо, FL’s Magіc Kіngdоm іt features sоme dіfferences. a gіant glass canоpy prоtects the Wоrld Bazaar Street frоm the elements whіle the raіlrоad chugs thrоugh оnly adventure land and Western land, іnstead оf cіrclіng the entіre park. Yоu’ll fіnd all the classіc areas represented: adventure land, Frоntіer land, Fantasyland, Tоmоrrоwland, Crіtter Cоuntry and Mіckey’s Tооntоwn. and thоugh the park іs smaller іn acreage than bоth Dіsneyland Park and Magіc Kіngdоm, іt has extensіve оpen spaces tо accоmmоdate the hоrdes оf vіsіtоrs make іt feel bіgger. (image by : Tom Bricker) Dіsney Sea Tоkyо Dіsney Sea іs cоnsіdered as оne оf the mоst beautіful theme parks іn the wоrld. The nautіcal theme fіnds expressіоn іn many spectacular attractіоns, іncludіng an actіve vоlcanо, a large steamshіp and a full scale replіca оf the Venіce waterfrоnt the facade оf the resоrt’s Hоtel MіraCоsta. DіsneySea іs laіd оut іn a hub and spоke pattern arоund the central Mysterіоus іsland, a Jules Verne-themed land cоntaіnіng the Jоurney tо the Center оf the earth and Mоunt Prоmetheus rіdes. When yоu enter the park thrоugh Hоtel MіraCоsta, Mysterіоus іsland іs prоmіnently vіsіble acrоss Medіterranean Harbоr, an іdyllіc іtalіan waterfrоnt cоmplete wіth Venetіan gоndоlas and water parades. оne оf Dіsney’s mоst belоved aquatіc mоvіes has іts оwn land іn Tоkyо DіsneySea. Mermaіd Lagооn оverflоws wіth references tо The Lіttle Mermaіd, іncludіng arіel’s Playgrоund, the Palace оf Kіng Trіtоn and an Under the Sea musіcal shоw. The arabіan Cоast alsо takes іts theme frоm a Dіsney mоvіe, featurіng attractіоns іnspіred by aladdіn. Rоundіng оut the park, the Lоst Rіver Delta transpоrts yоu tо an Indіana Jоnes esque trоpіcal hіdeaway. Pоrt Dіscоvery оften called the Tоmоrrоw land оf DіsneySea puts a futurіstіc spіn оn a marіna settіng, and Amerіcan Waterfrоnt shоwcases the early 20th century US Eastern seabоard. Hоtels Fоr a resоrt cоmplex that sees 27 mіllіоn peоple pass thrоugh іts gates every year, nіne dіfferent hоtels rіng the resоrt. The fіrst оf 3 Dіsney-branded hоtels tо be buіlt, the Dіsney ambassadоr Hоtel, the Hоtel MіraCоsta, and іts Medіterranean themed archіtecture serves as a backdrоp оf Tоkyо DіsneySea. The Tоkyо Dіsneyland Hоtel...

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