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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday. They are launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector it hopes will contribute 10 percent of gross domestic product by 2030. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years […]

Posted on September 27, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

I have been to Istanbul, including the Taksim area, a number of times. For my latest trip, I selected the Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye. The hotel is located about a 15-minute walk from Taksim Square in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Harbiye. Harbiye is a bit of the new ‘Moda’ here, which has become seriously […]

Posted on March 18, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, IHG Rewards Club

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My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Lusaka, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Lusaka, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Understand Zambia is a huge country that is sparsely populated; I’m not so sure I would call it a country. It’s an area of conservative Christians with a tribal culture, but which has very little association with the country; it seems people here could just be from Zimbabwe, […]

Posted on February 9, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Understand This was my first time in Namibia – an enormous country twice the size of California and with just 2 million citizens. Namibia is located northwest of South Africa. It is a former German colony and still has many Germanic roots and signs, though English […]

Posted on January 26, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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How much can an Avis Discount Code save you?

How much can an Avis Discount Code save you?

  What’s an Avis Discount Code? This car rental company assigns an ‘Avis Worldwide Discount’ number (otherwise known as an AWD) so that certain customers can get specific discounts. An AWD can be negotiated for a business’s employees (as well as for other Avis partners), and with regards corporate rates, with Avis they may often […]

Posted on November 22, 2016 by in Avis

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My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea)

My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea)

My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei) – Understand Maui is home to great beaches and one of the tallest craters on the Hawaiian islands. Maui has built a reputation for upscale tourism in Lahaina and Wailea, but also misses the modern city environment that Honolulu provides on the nearby island. Maui is more touristy, but […]

Posted on October 21, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Honolulu and Waikiki

My Favorite 15 Things to do Honolulu and Waikiki

My Favorite 15 Things to do Honolulu and Waikiki – Understand Honolulu and Waikiki certainly suffer from mass tourism, though given the sheer numbers they have managed the crowds exceptionally well and provide one of the cleanest and best big city beach experiences anywhere in the world. Where else can you get awesome, cheap, ethnic cuisine from all […]

Posted on October 8, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Things to Do Tromsø

Things to Do Tromsø

Things to do Tromsø – Understand Tromsø is located a whopping 69 degrees north – that is further north than the Northern Alaska shoreline (or all of Iceland!)! However, with the warming gulf stream and a location near the sea, the temperatures are much less frigid than what this suggests. This small city is surprisingly […]

Posted on August 2, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla – Understand Barranquilla is just 80 miles from Cartagena, but feels more like the affluent residential parts of Panama City than Cartagena. There is little tourism in Barranquilla to speak of, but there are beaches in Puerto Colombia (about 30 minutes outside the city), which has a small number […]

Posted on June 26, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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