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Incredible Things to Do in Dubai that will Leave Your Heart Refreshed

Incredible Things to Do in Dubai that will Leave Your Heart Refreshed

When looking at the futuristic wonderland that the city of Dubai is today, it is hard to imagine that as recently as 1991 there was only one skyscraper in the city. Today, the city is home to the world’s tallest four and five start hotels. The government has spent a lot of money ensuring that the city of Dubai is known for its tourism industry as much as it is for oil, and the result is one of the most incredibly modern and amazing cities on the planet. I mean, the city literally has ATM machines that dish out gold instead of cash. Who wouldn’t want to visit an incredible city like that?

Ten Easy Tips to Avoid Tick and Mosquito-borne Illnesses When Traveling

Ten Easy Tips to Avoid Tick and Mosquito-borne Illnesses When Traveling

The tropical regions of the world are some of the most beautiful and life-filled regions on the planet. Because of this, many of the world’s most popular travel destinations are located in tropical regions of the world. As fun and incredible as these regions are to explore, they are also filled with dangers that you won’t find in the more temperate regions of the globe. Among these dangers are insect and other biting vectors that can transmit serious illnesses such as Malaria, Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, African Tick-bite Fever, and other insect-transmitted diseases. That is why you must learn how to avoid tick and mosquito-borne illnesses when traveling to tropical regions where these diseases are endemic.

The Travel Rollercoaster Continues – I Had to Cancel My Travel Plans Because of COVID Again

The Travel Rollercoaster Continues – I Had to Cancel My Travel Plans Because of COVID Again

In this post, I am going to discuss the events that have led to our most recent changes in travel plans, as well as discuss what new travel plans that we are planning for this year. We are trying to do our best to make lemonade from lemons and redirect our tourism dollars to an industry that has been significantly impacted by the global pandemic and the COVID travel restrictions. I will discuss that in more detail and let you know what travel planning posts you can expect to see from me in the coming months as I start to plan this new adventure.

Latest Middle East Travel Update on My Upcoming Trip to Egypt, Jordan, and Israel

Latest Middle East Travel Update on My Upcoming Trip to Egypt, Jordan, and Israel

It has been a while since I have provided an update on my upcoming trip to the Middle East and North Africa, so I wanted to take a moment to let you all know what is happening with those plans. Although COVID is still having an impact on the travel industry, we are seeing more-and-more signs that things are starting to open up for international travel. In this travel update, I will provide you with the latest details on my trip planning efforts and I will share some of the wisdom that I have gained through this lengthy and sometimes stressful travel planning process.

Top 5 Most Stunning Places to Visit in Asia

Top 5 Most Stunning Places to Visit in Asia

Asia is the largest continent in terms of size and population. It is also the most diverse multi-cultural point for most of the oldest civilizations on earth. Because of its size and diversity, there are just a lot of things to see and do in Asia. For sure, it’s hard to narrow down a shortlist of where to visit in Asia as just exploring one country requires a month of your time.  If you are planning to travel on a budget, here are five of the top travel destinations to visit in Asia that you should target.

Why You Should Visit Shimla and Manali In November

Why You Should Visit Shimla and Manali In November

Shimla and Manali both offer picturesque views of the valley and immersive holiday experiences. Tourists throng the place all year round for its remarkable climate and vacationer attractions. Though the climate of both the places is amazing for visiting any month, the best month is November. Shimla and Manali are both known for snowfall and related adventures. November is the time when you can truly enjoy and dwell in the beauty of the place by indulging in snowfall adventures. And there are many reasons why November is an ideal time for you. When you book your Shimla Manali tour package, do book it for November.

Jordan Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

Jordan Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

If you are traveling to Jordan from outside of the country, you should be aware of the Jordan entrance requirements for visitors before you start planning your travel. If you do not meet the passport, VISA, or immunization requirements, you will be denied entry into Jordan. This is not something that I would wait until the last minute to take care of as you might not have enough time to sort out any issues at the last minute should you run into them.

To assist you in making sure you meet the necessary requirements to visit Egypt, I have outlined all of the requirements you need to be concerned about in this article.  Furthermore, I have also created the handy checklist I linked below for you to use as a point of reference and to track all of the requirements as you meet them.

Top 20 of the World’s Most Beautiful Coasts

Top 20 of the World’s Most Beautiful Coasts

comes to stunning landscapes, some of the most stunning in the world can be found along the world’s most beautiful coasts. Whether it be pristine beaches, incredible sea stacks, steep seaside cliffs, or coastal forests that seem to reach right up to the water, the beautiful coastlines of this world never seem to amaze and delight me. In my many travels, I have seen some truly spectacular stretches of coastline that are so beautiful they will blow your mind. From the amazing mountainous rainforest of Hawaii’s Nā Pali Coast to the legendary sea stacks along Australia’s Great Ocean Road, the world’s most beautiful coasts will inspire the wanderlust in all travelers.