Places in Rome Where Its Less Crowded But Just As Splendid

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Rome has so much to offer, but tourists often end up visiting the usual sites like the Colosseum and Vatican City. Whitney Webster, a contributor for Conde Nast Traveler, provides a list of great alternatives to classic attractions located in the City of Seven Hills. Skip the Colosseum; Visit the Baths of Caracalla While the […]

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5 Most Dangerous Mountains for Climbers

For mountain climbers, these towering landforms bring excitement and challenge at the same time. Some mountains, however, are so challenging they could put even the most experienced climbers to submission, especially if they are not careful enough. Here are some of the most dangerous mountains to climbers. Annapurna (pictured) – The tenth highest mountain, located […]

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5 Myths About Ecotourism

You always have an image in your head whenever you hear “ecotourism”: camping in absolute wilderness, long days of strenuous hiking, cooking meals on a camp stove. However, there is a lot more about ecotourism than enjoying nature on the barest of necessities. For the International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to […]

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Scuba Certification Tips

Scuba diving is one training-intensive hobby. Having a scuba certification card from a reputable scuba association assures the people manning different dive shops that you have been trained to dive safely and responsibly. Dive shops will require you to present your scuba certification card before arranging a chartered diving expedition. It is not just because […]

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Choosing the Right Scuba Instructor

In your training to become a certified scuba diver, the first–and crucial–step is to choose a good scuba instructor. The local dive shops are often the best places to find them, although storefront dive shops that only rent and sell equipment also have their affiliated instructors and scuba classes. However, do not take classes right […]

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The Essence Of Being A Tour Guide

For people who are contemplating a different career, going into a route where ones passions reside would be the right direction to go. If it is travel and a passion for history that one’s interests lay, being a tour guide may be a good option to take advantage of such interests in having a fulfilling […]

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Tipping Etiquette Basics

Tipping is usually experienced by most people by dining out in restaurants. But that is just not where tipping is also practiced. For a frequent traveler, tipping is usually involved in almost all manner of activity during a trip. The most important thing is that the traveler knows the right way of tipping. Here are […]

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Maldives The Good and Bad

Many travel sites have been suggesting that the Maldives is one of the “in” places to spend a tropical vacation. One travel blogger from BoardingArea.com spends some time in the Maldives after numerous suggestions from readers and she has these to say: The superficial – “The Maldives… is a bit like most Miss America contestants–absolutely […]

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Planning A Safer Vacation Travel

When it comes to traveling, having an enjoyable and memorable experience is usually the objective. But in some cases, this is not always the result. There are situations where traveling becomes a nightmare because health risks and some other similar situations are not expected by some travelers to happen to them. But in reality, there […]

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Lonely Planets Top 10 Countries to Travel in 2013

The Year 2013 is all about the road less traveled. The Lonely Planet has come up with the top 10 countries you should visit in the next 12 months. Sri Lanka – The country off the southern tip of India is slowly recovering from the tragic 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and decades-long civil war. There […]

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